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How does baking powder make the cake spongy?

In this article you will get to know that how the baking powder makes the cake spongy.

Apr 15, 2015 17:34 IST
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Q. How does baking powder makes the cake spongy?

Ans. Baking powder is mixed with the flour. When water is added to this flour to make dough, baking powder undergoes a chemical reaction during which carbon dioxide gas is produced. This carbon dioxide gas gets trapped into the dough and bubbles out which causes the cake to rise making it soft and spongy.

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