Baking powder is a combination of
baking soda plus other things, most importantly a dry acid.
also a leavening agent and when liquid is added it produces the reaction
necessary to release the carbon dioxide to allow baked goods to rise.
Double acting baking powder is most common type in the
The first action is the release of gas when the liquid is
The second action is when gas is released during baking.
Thus the double acting.
+ 2 T whole wheat pastry
1c + 2 T unbleached all
3/4 c Thompson raisins
1/4 c + 2 T firmly packed light
1 1/4 t. baking powder
1/4 t. sea salt
1 c skim milk
1 c shredded carrots
1/4 c butter melted
Preheat oven to
Spray 12 - 2 3/4" muffin cups with nonstick cooking
Mix together flour, raisins,
cane juice, baking powder and sea salt.
second bowl, mix together remaining ingredients. Add liquid to dry
mixing together just enough to combine.
muffin tin and bake 20-25 min til toothpick comes out clean. Let
stand 5 min then remove and cool completely.