Foods & Ingredients

Baking Soda and Baking Powder

Baking soda and baking powder are in a lot of baking recipies. But why? And what is the difference between the two?   Baking Soda Baking soda is the common name for sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3). This white powder leavens foods. Through a series of chemical reactions sodium bicarbonate is broken down and releases carbon dioxide (CO2).… Continue reading Baking Soda and Baking Powder