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Baking

when making cookies/cakes do i really need baking powder/baking soda? i never baked from scratch before. always store bought or ready to bake.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:16 AM on May. 3, 2010 in Food & Drink

Answers (6)
  • Yes, otherwise they will not rise.
    BlooBird

    Answer by BlooBird at 1:18 AM on May. 3, 2010

  • Yes, you need what the recipe calls for. If you skip either of them your results won't be as desirable as if you add them - that's why they're in the recipes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:18 AM on May. 3, 2010

  • Oh - and they are NOT interchangeable.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:19 AM on May. 3, 2010

  • Yes.
    3gigglemonsters

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 4:01 PM on May. 3, 2010

  • Definitely. Also, baking is very precise, you cant just wing it like you could with regular cooking. I go to culinary school, so i know this by experience as well :)
    pinkrebelette

    Answer by pinkrebelette at 11:36 PM on May. 4, 2010

  • Yes, you do unless you pre-packages that have everything in there which I usually do.
    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 7:58 PM on Jun. 27, 2010

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