The Quiz: Which of these is a leavening agent in baking?
Leavening is the process of adding additional air bubbles to dough to help it rise and reach the desired fluffy texture. A leavening agent aids in this process by releasing gas to give baked goods more volume. One of the most common leavening agents is sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda. Other leavening agents include cream, yeast, and baking powder.
The correct answer to this quiz is Baking soda.