leavening agent

(redirected from Raising agent)

leavening agent

A substance (e.g., baking powder or yeast) which is incorporated in dough and batter and creates a gaseous foam (most commonly CO2) through either a chemical or biological reaction, causing baked products to rise and, because of the products’ protein (e.g., gluten) and polysaccharide (e.g., pentosan or xanthan gum) content, sets in the risen state.
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99 at Superdrug, combines the raising agent with cleansing actives to leave skin feeling squeaky clean (superdrug.
Once your cake mixture is ready, put it into the oven immediately, as the raising agent will already have started working.
The thick batter contains eggs, flour, milk, and a raising agent.
In this experiment, commercial baking powder is suggested as the raising agent.
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia said Thursday 18 types of Khong Guan and Khian Guan brand biscuits have been found to contain excessive levels of the toxin melamine, with the source of contamination traced to the raising agent ''ammonium bicarbonate'' imported from China.
The analysis showed that only the raising agent, ammonium bicarbonate, was found to contain a high melamine level,'' Liow was quoted as saying.
Further, in many cases, the carriers responded to aggressive product competition in the independent agent channel by raising agent commissions on annuities at the expense of reducing the value for consumers--i.
It is a food additive, which can serve variously as 22 December 2006 mechanical engineer an acidity regulator, anticaking agent, gelling agent, or raising agent in products ranging from cream to processed fruit.
We in the north however like to use yeast as the raising agent.
All-purpose flour is used for shortcrust pastry, sauces, and gravies in which a raising agent is not required.
salt, flavours, raising agent (500), food acids (260, 262), gelling