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Is there a substitute for baking soda?

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Yes. Substitute one teaspoon of potassium bicarbonate as the leavening agent for one teaspoon of regular baking soda. This may be purchased from the pharmacy.

PREPARED BY: Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, and Carolyn J. Lackey, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., Professor/Food and Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina State University (August 2004)

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