Catering NE1 Notes - 3 main Raising Agents

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  • Created on: 22-09-19 12:40

Sodium bicarbonate (bicarbonate of soda, E500 sodium carbonates) is a raising agent used in soda bread and gingerbread. It is an alkali. (Science) When it mixes with an acid, it alters the pH level.

Cream of tartar is an acid called potassium hydrogen tartrate and it is mixed with bicarbonate of soda to provide


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