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Baking Soda and Baking Powder Freshness Test
If your baking soda and baking powder have been sitting in the pantry for awhile, test before using in a recipe to make sure they’re active.┬áRecipe and photography by Beverly Davis for CornbreadMillionaire.com.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 2 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
BAKING SODA
  1. Pour three tablespoons of white distilled vinegar into a small bowl or measuring cup. Add 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. If it’s fresh, the mixture will fizz and bubble vigorously. Discard if the mixture is flat or has a light fizz.
    Baking Soda
BAKING POWDER
  1. Pour three tablespoons of boiling hot water into a heat proof container. Add 1/2 teaspoon baking powder. If it’s fresh, the mixture will fizz and bubble vigorously. Discard if the mixture is flat or has a light fizz.