Homemade Baking Powder Recipe


My mom came to visit one summer, and we decided to bake cookies. Since I had just moved into my new home, I could not find any baking powder. My mom saved the day when she said 'We just have to make our own!'

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
4 teaspoons


  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch (Optional)


  1. Mix cream of tartar with baking soda in a small bowl. To store, whisk cornstarch into mixture and keep in an air-tight container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

4 Calories
1g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 4
% Daily Value *
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Potassium 165mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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