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Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder

Everything you need to know about Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder
Prep Time1 minute
Cook Time0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time1 minute
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 tsp
Calories: 2kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $1


  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • Baking soda and bicarbonate of soda are different names to identify the same product. They are both leavening agents. However, the reaction that they give when mixed with other ingredients offers a unique outcome.
  • Baking powder is a mixture of baking soda, a filler, and a dry acid. When a liquid is added to it, it creates a reaction, which causes bubbles to form in your batter. This causes the batter to expand, creating a fluffy baked good!


Calories: 2kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 1mg