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Disodium phosphate is used in baking, most often found in frosting and icing.

Disodium phosphate

What is Disodium Phosphate?

Disodium phosphate is an acid regulator and a chelating agent.


It is synthesized from the sodium salt of phosphoric acid (from phosphates mined in the U.S.).


In most frosting and icing, disodium phosphate acts as an emulsifier to stabilize the system.