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1

I make up the structure of baked products

Flour

2

We help bake products rise

Leavening agents

3

I am a microscopic plant which reproduces rapidly if I have food moisture and warmth. As I grow I give off carbon dioxide, which forms bubbles that can make dough rise.

Yeast

4

I am a chemical leavening that must be used with acidic food such as sour milk

Baking soda

5

I am a chemical leavening, a combination of baking soda and dry acid

Baking Powder

6

We make baked products tender by coating the gluten and keeping it from over developing, adding richness and flavour

Fat

7

I am a hydrogenated fat made from vegetable oil

Shortening

8

We help keep batters from separating, trap air from leavening and add colour and flavour

Gluten

9

When I am used in baking I mix with flour to form the structure. I add nutritive value, and richness and help the crust brown better

Eggs

10

I am the most popular sweetener

Sugar