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Baking powder   /bˈeɪkɪŋ pˈaʊdər/   Listen
Baking powder

noun
1.
Any of various powdered mixtures used in baking as a substitute for yeast.






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"Baking powder" Quotes from Famous Books



... found many famous recipes, made more appealing than ever by the use of Dr. Price's Phosphate Baking Powder—recipes that meet present-day conditions by economizing in eggs and other ...
— The New Dr. Price Cookbook • Anonymous

... like that is worth 100 a minute to any firm. I'll put my Governor on to him. When that chap opened his sample case he wouldn't talk weather and politics, and then sidle up to business. Not much! He'd give them Brown's Axle Oil, Brown's Baking Powder, or anything else of Brown's he was showing, till his customer would see nothing but Brown's Axle Oil and Brown's Baking Powder all over his shop, and he'd be reaching for the whole ...
— The Prospector - A Tale of the Crow's Nest Pass • Ralph Connor

... flour add two teaspoons of baking powder, one more of salt, and a tablespoon of lard; mix with sweet milk sufficient to roll out on board without sticking; cut with biscuit tin and bake ...
— Favorite Dishes • Carrie V. Shuman

... the possibility of making light and dainty cakes without the now customary baking powder and baking soda, etc., should try the above recipe. No one could wish for a more ...
— The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28 - The Independent Health Magazine • Various

... Roy who had already rolled up his sweater sleeves and produced an old flour bag with a few pounds of flour in the bottom of it. "I mixed the baking powder with the flour before we left camp so as to ...
— On the Edge of the Arctic - An Aeroplane in Snowland • Harry Lincoln Sayler

... in the old, abandoned cook-house; and, so wonderfully do great minds work, that a complete bill of grub was discovered among the freight. Not only flour and beans and canned goods and potatoes, but baking powder and matches and salt; and the cook observed privately that you'd think Mr. Holman had intended to make camp all the time. It is thus that foresight leaps ahead into the future and robs life of half its ills; and the Widow Huff, still unpacking ...
— Shadow Mountain • Dane Coolidge

... need to cry all over 'em—they're flat enough without any extra wetting," Sadie exclaimed after a moment's silence. "You just fling them out an' make some more after breakfast. I bet you'll never leave out the baking powder again." ...
— The Torch Bearer - A Camp Fire Girls' Story • I. T. Thurston

... proved no idle boast. The boys could cook. And though the fare was simple during the entire holiday consisting of fish, caught in the lake, potatoes, baking powder biscuits and occasional additions of canned stuff, it was well prepared and ...
— Lydia of the Pines • Honore Willsie Morrow

... of flour, two teaspoonfuls of baking powder sifted with the flour, a quarter of a teaspoonful of salt, a large heaping tablespoonful of butter, milk enough to make a stiff dough. Beat with a rolling pin or in a biscuit-beater for ten or fifteen minutes until the dough blisters. Roll out about half an inch thick or less, prick ...
— The Golden Age Cook Book • Henrietta Latham Dwight

... of butter to a cream, and gradually beat into it one cupful of sugar. When this is light, beat in half a cupful of milk, a little at a time, and one teaspoonful of vanilla. Beat the whites of six eggs to a stiff froth. Mix half a teaspoonful of baking powder with two scant cupfuls of sifted flour. Stir the flour and whites of eggs alternately into the mixture. Have three deep tin plates well buttered, and spread two-thirds of the batter ...
— Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes • Miss Parloa

... should be prepared for the use of the class. Clay and putty may be pressed into the form of red corpuscles and allowed to harden, and small models may be cut out of blackboard crayon. Excellent models can be molded from plaster of Paris as follows: Coat the inside of the lid of a baking powder can with oil or vaseline and fill it even full of a thick mixture of plaster of Paris and water. After the plaster has set, remove it from the lid and with a pocket-knife round off the edges and hollow out the sides until the general form of the corpuscle is obtained. The models may ...
— Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools • Francis M. Walters, A.M.



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