How are baking powder and baking soda the same?

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No, baking soda is pure sodium bicarbonate, which reacts with acids in other ingredients of a recipe to create CO2 bubbles an lighten the mixture. Baking powder contains sodium bicarbonate and produces CO2 in the same way, but it contains the acid
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Since the baking powder contains both acid and alkali they neutralise each other and release carbon dioxide for raising. The addition of more sodium bicarbonate, which is the alkali
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You need soda ash or synthetic soda ash. It's unlikely that you'll do any mining for the soda ash and I don't think you can purchase synthetic soda ash as only very few chemical companies
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: Both baking soda and baking powder are leavening agents, which means they are added to baked goods before cooking to produce carbon dioxide and cause them to 'rise'. Baking powder
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