Definition of baking powder in English:

baking powder


  • [mass noun] A mixture of sodium bicarbonate and cream of tartar, used instead of yeast in baking.

    • ‘Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl, and using a rubber spatula, fold in the semolina, baking powder, salt, and vanilla.’
    • ‘Starting with your first recipe, go down the line measuring out the amount of flour, baking powder / soda and salt into one bowl.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, curry powder, and salt.’
    • ‘Sift in the flour and baking powder and blend for one minute until smooth.’
    • ‘To make the basic suet pastry, sift the flour, baking powder and salt together, then rub in the suet.’
    • ‘Next time you are outside with a fire, make a biscuit dough, a simple one with whole wheat flour, baking powder, salt and the like.’
    • ‘In an electric mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine flour, baking powder and salt.’
    • ‘On a piece of parchment paper, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.’
    • ‘Reduce the speed to low and add the pastry flour and baking powder.’
    • ‘For the beer batter, in a medium bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.’
    • ‘A rations-era store cupboard would have contained the likes of flour, cornflour, baking powder, Oxo and salt.’
    • ‘Add the garlic, lime juice, saffron powder, baking soda, baking powder, flour, salt and pepper.’
    • ‘Some recipes will include sugar, vinegar, baking powder, or other enhancements.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.’
    • ‘This is made from a soft dough, leavened with yeast or baking powder, shaped into a ring, and deep fried, and often sprinkled with fine sugar afterwards.’
    • ‘Whisk together flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.’
    • ‘In a large bowl, whisk together the flour and cornstarch, baking powder, cinnamon, and milk.’
    • ‘In a large bowl, stir together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, salt, and zest.’
    • ‘In a separate bowl, combine the maple syrup, sugar, baking powder, almond flour, and pastry flour and whisk to combine.’
    • ‘Combine cake flour, cornstarch, baking powder and enough water to make batter the consistency of light cream.’
    leavening, ferment, fermentation agent, raising agent, yeast, barm, baking powder
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baking powder