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baking powder Syllabification: bak·ing pow·der
Pronunciation: /ˈbākiNG ˈˌpoudər/

Definition of baking powder in English:


A mixture of sodium bicarbonate and cream of tartar, used instead of yeast in baking.
Example sentences
  • In a bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Next time you are outside with a fire, make a biscuit dough, a simple one with whole wheat flour, baking powder, salt and the like.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, salt, and zest.
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