30 11, 2021

Leavening Agent

Leavening Agent What is Leavening Agent? A leavening agent is an ingredient whose main function is the production, inclusion, and entrapment of gas (air or CO2) in a dough or batter. One obvious function of leavening agents is the expansion of dough or batter to produce a volume increase which improves product [...]

7 06, 2015

Acetic Acid

Acetic acid is used in baking as a leavening agent. Acetic Acid What is Acetic Acid? Acetic acid is a weak organic acid. It is the primary component in vinegar, responsible for its sharp taste and aroma characteristic that in imparts on other products. Acetic acid is liquid, transparent and [...]

6 06, 2015

Baking Soda

Baking Soda Also known as sodium bicarbonate or bicarbonate of soda What is Baking Soda? Baking soda is one of the most commonly-used chemical leavening agents. It is an alkaline salt which requires heat and/or an acid to generate leavening gases.¹ Similar to other chemical leaveners, it is typically used in baked products [...]


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