Have you ever planned to bake, pulled everything out and discovered that  you were out of Baking Powder?  No? Its just me who does that? Anyone?       baking soda ingr 2

OK for those of you who have had that happen, and for the rest of you, here is my go-to recipe for homemade Baking Powder.

Baking powder is nothing but baking soda, cream of tartar and cornstarch. That’s it.

So, here’s how to make it. You can even use this recipe scale to increase the amount you make if you like. Recipe Calculator

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Baking Soda


For 1 tsp baking powder:
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp corn starch



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Cream of Tartar


For 1 TBS baking powder:
1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
3/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp corn starch

Store it in a covered container. Use it just like you would commercial Baking Powder.

Now wasn’t that easy?