Wednesday, January 15, 2014

How To Make Your Own Baking Powder

This food tip has saved me many times in the kitchen!!

How to make baking powder:
You need two ingredients - cream of tartar and baking soda.

Mix together 2 parts of cream of tartar, and 1 part baking soda. 
An example would be 2 tsp cream of tartar and 1 tsp baking soda.
Combine and use immediately, this is not to be stored.  

*If you want to make a little extra to store in the cupboard, add 1 tsp of corn starch to the mix. Keep in a tightly sealed container.  

I would like to add that I make this substitution all the time, but I have never made any with corn starch. Therefore, I can not comment on how well it works. If you try it, I would be interested in knowing how well it works.

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