Homemade Baking Powder Recipe

Baking powder is a crucial ingredient in many recipes, giving baked goods their light and fluffy texture. It’s a dry chemical leavener made from sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and an acid (like cream of tartar) along with cornstarch. This magical component helps in giving the lift that many recipes require. But did you know you can make your own at home? Here’s how:

Homemade Baking Powder Recipe

  • Ingredients:
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda)
  • Cream of Tartar (Potassium Bitartrate)
  • Cornstarch (Optional, to prevent clumping)
  • Instructions:
  • To make baking powder using baking soda, combine two parts cream of tartar with one part baking soda.
  • If you’re not planning to use it immediately, add some cornstarch to the mixture to prevent it from clumping together.
  • Store in a dry place and use as needed in your favorite recipes!

For further reading, check out these resources:
Food Network,
The Spruce Eats,
Bake School.

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