Those of you who are gluten free or GAPS already know you need to avoid baking powder. You probably already have a bunch of recipes that use baking soda instead.
But if you come across a recipe you want to try out that calls for baking powder, it’s handy to know how to replace it.
To replace 1 teaspoon of baking powder:
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda, plus
- 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
If you have something acidic in the recipe, or can add something acidic (eg 1 teaspoon or two of yoghurt, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar), use just:
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
If you don’t have cream of tarter, and can’t add anything acidic to the recipe, you can try just the 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda, but it may not rise as well.
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