Baking Powder is composed of baking soda and cream of tartar with
Soda is an alkali.
Cream of Tartar is an acid.
Batter is a mixture of flour with sufficient liquid to make it thin enough to be beaten.
Pour-Batter, 1 measure of liquid to 1 measure of flour.
Drop-Batter, 1 measure of liquid to 2 measures of flour.
General Directions for Batters and Doughs:
Sift flour before measuring. Put flour by spoonfuls into the cup; do not press or shake down. Mix and sift dry ingredients. Measure dry, then liquid ingredients, shortening may be rubbed or chopped in while cold, or creamed; or it may be melted and then added to dry ingredients, or added after the liquid. Use
Baking powder mixture should be handled as little as possible.
Baking powder mixture requires a hot oven.
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