Red Star Double-Acting Baking Powder is a superior aluminum-free leavener especially applicable where the product requires rapid batter aeration and increased batter viscosity.
Storage and Shelf Life
Specifically suited for applications where the product requires shaping or rolling before baking
Particularly appropriate when product requires rapid batter aeration
Red Star Double-Acting Baking Powder should be used shortly after mixing due in part to the leavening action occurring on the bench. It is not recommended for use in refrigerated formulations or recipes.
Use in batters up to 6% by weight of flour, 4.8 oz (130 g) Red Star Double-Acting Baking Powder for 5 lb (2 kg 270 g) flour, depending on formula used.
Best used at a level of 5% by weight of flour (4 oz (110 g) Red Star Double-Acting Baking Powder for 5 lb (2 kg 270 g) flour) for cakes to produce optimum results. Better for quick rise breads but not recommended for retarded batters.
Product code 17500:
50 lb (22 kg 680 g) bag
Product code 17660:
6 – 5 lb canisters (2 kg 270 g)
Recommended shelf life of 1 year from production date when unopened, and stored in a cool, dry place
Do not leave opened product exposed
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