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If the dust you blew off the top of your baking powder container isn't enough proof that it is old, try this test to check if it is still usable. Mix one teaspoon powder with 1/3 cup of hot water. If the mixture doesn't foam, the powder is stale and should be replaced.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|