Figure 8-3.-Sample of sweet dough variations.
LEAVENING. Baking powder is the chemical
leavening agent used in AFRS quick breads. It is a
double-acting baking powder in which one stage of
leavening occurs in the batter and another occurs while
the product is baking.
The amount of baking powder used depends on the
type of bakery product, the ingredients, and their
Baking powder must be measured
accurately. Too much baking powder produces a coarse
grain and may cause the product to fall after being taken