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baking soda

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
baking sodaˈbaking ˌsoda noun [uncountable]  DFa powder used when baking cakes to make them lighter syn bicarbonate of soda
Examples from the Corpus
baking sodaAdd baking soda and stir quickly until mixture foams.Explanation Both baking powder and baking soda are used in baking cakes and some breads.Some people leave an unopened box of baking soda in the back of the refrigerator to prevent the problem.In another bowl, sift flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.Occasionally, some pregnant women want to eat non-food substances; baking soda, coffee grounds, even coal or chalk.Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.Wash the inside walls of the refrigerator with a solution of 2 tablespoons baking soda to 1 quart water.The baking soda did not produce bubbles when water was added.
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