baking soda vs baking powder

Photo: Laurentiu Iordache

Both are leavening agents but they cannot be used interchangeably.

Chef-owner Pang Kok Keong of Antoinette, elaborates: “Baking soda needs an ‘acid’ ingredient to activate it. Baking powder, on the other hand, is baking soda with added acid compound and cornstarch.”

 


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