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1. Sodium bicarbonate (or baking soda) is used as a raising agent in baking. When heated, what gas is released?

 1 : Introduction to the question “1. Sodium bicarbonate (or baking soda) is used as a raising agent in baking. When heated, what gas is released?
…1. Carbon dioxide
2. Hydrogen
3. Steam
4. Nitrogen
Sodium bicarbonate must be heated to 80�C before carbon dioxide is produced. As such, mixtures containing it can be left to stand at room temperature without any raising action taking place.

Carbon dioxide can also be released when sodium bicarbonate reacts with acids such as vinegar and both are often added to pancake batters to achieve a light and fluffy consistency.

answer for the question 1. Sodium bicarbonate (or baking soda) is used as a raising agent in baking. When heated, what gas is released? is :

Carbon dioxide:

this post is posted on 2022-11-22 08:54:00

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