Measuring Raising Agents and Spices

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Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 teasp. bicarbonate of soda=
  • 1 rounded teasp.
  • 1 teasp. cream of tartar


For accuracy it is wise to measure in level teaspoons so that 1 rounded teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda will be 2 level ones. The addition of too much soda gives an unpleasant taste, smell and colour.