Baking Radio Podcast Episode #30: All About Chemical Leaveners For Bakers

Chemical leaveners are ingredients that are typically used in quick breads, cakes, cookies and even certain candies. These leaveners include: baking powder and baking soda. Combined with certain wet and dry ingredients in the recipe, these chemical leaveners help the baked good to rise. Learn the difference between baking powder and baking soda and a bit about kitchen chemistry to understand specifically how they work.