baking powder noun
: a white powder that is used to make baked foods (such as cakes and breads) light and fluffy
: a powder used as a leavening agent in making baked goods (as quick breads) that typically consists of sodium bicarbonate, an acidic substance (as cream of tartar), and starch or flour
Examples of BAKING POWDER
- The recipe calls for a teaspoon of baking powder.
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