Baking soda is a white, crystalline powder, primarily used in baking as a leavening agent. Westpoint’s Baking Soda is mined from natural deposits and is not chemically processed. The processes used are known as solution mining and cooling crystallization.
- Baking soda can be a substitute for baking powder if acid reagent is also added to the recipe.
- It is used as a leavening agent in cakes, cookies, crackers, candies, and more.
Baking soda can be a substitute for baking powder if acid reagent is also added to the recipe. Ideally, 1 teaspoon of baking soda equals 3 teaspoons of baking powder. Recommended shelf life is 12 months when stored in a cool, dry location.