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Phosphorus-Free Baking Powder

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Prep time: 5min

Baking powder is used in many bread and baking recipes to provide an airy lift. Commercial brands, however, are high in phosphorus, even in small amounts. This quick, phosphorus-free version contains only two ingredients readily available at nearly any grocery store.

Makes

1/2 cup

Serving size

1 teaspoon

Ingredients

6 tablespoons cream of tartar

2 tablespoons baking soda

Instructions

  1. Sift the cream of tartar and baking soda together into a small bowl.
  2. Transfer to an airtight jar and store in a cool location for up to one month.

Cooking Tip

Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, works as a leavening agent but also has many other uses around the house. It can be helpful in soothing sunburned skin, as a tooth whitener and cleaner, and in various cleaning applications around the house.

Recipe contributed by Susan Zogheib, MHS, RD, LDN

Nutrition Info

Nutrition Info

Makes: 1/2 cup  Serving size: 1 teaspoon

Calories

6

Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Carbohydrates

1

Sugar

0 g

Fiber

0 g

Protein

0 g

Sodium

316 mg

Calcium

0 mg

Phosphorus

0 mg

Potassium

371 mg