Baking powder

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Baking powder

Baking powder is a dry chemical used in cooking, mainly baking. Traditional baking powder was composed of a mixture of tartaric acid and bicarbonate of soda (baking soda), a quantity of flour usually being added to reduce the strength. When dissolved in water the acid and bicarbonate react and emit carbon dioxide gas which expands, producing bubbles to leaven the mixture

How much does one cup of baking powder weigh?

Estimated US cup to weight equivalents:

Ingredient US Cups Grams Ounces
Baking Powder
1
180 grams > 6 ounces

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