Definitions for "Bicarbonate of Soda"
Keywords:  nahco, leavens, soda, baking, sodium
Bicarbonate of soda is used as a leavening agent for cakes, biscuits and teabreads. It is a natural alkaline product which reacts with the acids in ingredients such as yoghurt, sour milk or spices.
a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
Sometimes used in baking to act as a raising agent.