Baking powder is a common leavening agent in our lives. It is mainly made of soda powder and corn flour. It is widely used in people’s daily life. So how to use baking powder? When is the best way to use baking powder?
1. How to use baking powder
Baking powder is a compound leavening agent. It is a white powder made of soda powder with acidic materials and corn flour as a filler. It is also called foaming powder and baking powder in life. It is a kind of rapid leavening agent. It is mainly used for the fermentation of food products, and is often used to make cakes, buns, steamed buns, shortbreads, bread and other foods.
2. When is the best time to put baking powder?
Baking powder is a fast leavening agent, and it is easy to generate a lot of gas when it encounters water. Therefore, when using baking powder, you need to put the baking powder in before mixing with the flour. After mixing evenly, add water to make the flour fluffy. The effect of baking powder will fail and lose its original effect if it encounters water first.
3. How long does it take for baking powder to leaven flour
It depends on the specific situation. Although the baking speed of baking powder is faster, the baking powder is also affected by the amount of flour used. Under normal circumstances, if the amount of flour is relatively small, the baking speed will be faster, otherwise, it will be slower. Usually, the ratio of flour and baking powder is mixed at a ratio of 30:1. After mixing, knead it into a dough, and let it stand for about 10-15 minutes to ferment.
4. How to Make Bread with Baking Powder
Ingredients: eggs, pure milk, low-gluten flour, baking powder, salt, sugar. Practice: 1. First prepare the eggs. 2. Then prepare an oil-free and water-free bowl, beat the eggs, pour in pure milk and yeast, and stir with chopsticks until there are no particles. 3. Then pour flour, salt and sugar into the bowl and start to mix clockwise until the dough is smooth. 4. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and let it rest for 10-15 minutes. 5. Cut the awakened dough into 3-4 cm long strips. 6. After the oven is preheated, brush some cooking oil on the bottom, put in the dough, and sprinkle with sesame seeds. 7. Finally, put the bread in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
5. Can baking powder be used to make steamed buns?
Can. Baking powder is a compound leavening agent, mainly a white powder made of soda powder with acidic materials and corn flour as a filler. so the baking powder can be used to make steamed buns.