Simple Definition of baking powder
: a white powder that is used to make baked foods (such as cakes and breads) light and fluffy
Full Definition of baking powder
: 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.
First Known Use of baking powder
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Definition of baking powder
: a powder used to make the dough rise in making baked goods (as cakes)
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