What is baking soda?
Baking soda is bicarbonate of soda, a top-quality leavening agent also known as sodium bicarbonate or sodium hydrogen carbonate. When used in combination with buttermilk, lemon juice, cocoa or other acidic ingredients, it causes dough and batters to rise beautifully without yeast.
How can I use Bobs Red Mill Baking Soda?
Are you out of Baking powder?
You can use Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Baking Soda under certain conditions. Make sure your recipe contains an acidic ingredient—or add it! Quick rule of thumb: to properly activate 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda, you’ll need 1 cup of buttermilk or yogurt, or 1 teaspoon of Vinegar or Lemon juice. Also, keep in mind that baking soda is four times more powerful.
Why was "aluminium free" removed from Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Baking Soda?
While Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Baking Soda does not contain added aluminium, because its naturally mined from the earth, it could contain trace amounts of naturally occurring aluminium. Because of this, Bobs Red Mill removed "aluminium free" from the title & product packaging.