Meaning of BAKING SODA in English

BAKING SODA

A leavening agent, activated by interacting with something acid. Liquid ingredients like sour milk, sour cream, buttermilk, yogurt, molasses, and lemon juice help baking soda produce the gases which in turn make a batter rise. The batter should be baked as soon as possible after the liquid has interacted with the baking soda.

English dictionary of cooking and food terms.      Английский словарь терминов приготовления и условий питания.