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How to tell if your baking powder is too old

Wondering how to tell if your baking powder is too old? Did you know that you should test your baking powder every now and again to ensure it is still fresh?

Put one tsp in 1/3 cup of water. If it does not fizz toss the baking powder-it’s too old.

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carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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5 comments

  • Great tip, thanks. I bake all the time and I have never checked my baking powder….

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  • Wow, I didn't know that! I just posted my g-ma's pancake recipe on my blog, hope you don't mind if I pass on your tip!(I will totally give you credit *wink*)

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  • Our local grocery store started carrying really small cans of baking powder. At first I was irritated, then I realized that would help it stay fresh if I went through it faster.

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  • Ahh good to know! Love your site design!

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  • I'm gonna check mine. Hubby's complaining that his pancakes are going flat…thanks!

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