Bob’s Red Mill Baking Soda is made from the deposits of mineralized sodium bicarbonate. It is extracted by an all-natural water process that uses no chemicals. When used in combination with acidic ingredients, such as molasses, it releases carbon dioxide that causes the batter or dough to rise. It’s also a great household cleanser and odor absorber. Bob’s Red Mill products labeled Gluten Free are batch tested in our quality control laboratory.
Baking soda is bicarbonate of soda, a top-quality leavening agent also known as sodium bicarbonate or sodium hydrogen carbonate. When used in combination with buttermilk, lemon juice, cocoa or other acidic ingredients, it causes dough and batters to rise beautifully without yeast! Our pure baking soda is made from the deposits of mineralized sodium bicarbonate and is extracted by a simple water process that uses no chemicals.
When using baking soda in combination with acidic ingredients, such as buttermilk, molasses, cocoa or yogurt, the sodium bicarbonate releases carbon dioxide that causes the batter or dough to rise. In addition to carbon dioxide gas and bubbles, baking soda also yields a chewy texture that is essential to many baked goodsthink of your favorite chocolate chip cookies. It’s also a great household cleanser and eliminates odors. The package of our baking soda features a terrific recipe for Lemon Sugar Cookiesbe sure to click the Recipes tab to find dozens of other fantastic recipes.
Out of baking powder? You can use baking soda under certain conditions. Make sure your recipe contains an acidic ingredientor add it! Quick rule of thumb: to properly activate ½ teaspoon of baking soda, youll need(more…)