How ‘double-acting’ baking powder acts twice (video)

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2018 — Baking powder is used to raise baked goods like cakes and cookies. It's often sold under the label "double-acting," but what does that mean? In this video, Reactions explains the chemistry of how baking powder can act twice to make bubbles in your baked goods: https://youtu.be/f16wezzHPzg.

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