Ammonium Carbonate (Baker's Ammonia), Food Grade, 5 lb

  • FCC (Food)
  • (NH4)2HCO3
  • 506-87-6
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  • Not Regulated.
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  • NC-12603
Price: $89.95
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Granted a little Baker's Ammonia goes a long way, but for the larger bakery operations we offer a bulk five pound size. This food grade ammonium carbonate consists of pure ammonium carbonate. Also called for in baking recipes as "Hartshorn Salt". It is popularly used as a leavening agent for flat pastries.


Makes about nine dozen three inch sized cookies.

Recipe from
  • 4 c. sifted all purpose flour
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. Baker’s Ammonia (ammonium carbonate)
  • 1 c. butter
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1/3 c. sugar (to sprinkle)

Sift flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt and Baker’s Ammonia into large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix in eggs and lemon; chill.

Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on floured surface; cut with cookie cutters; placed on greased cookie sheets. Combine egg white and water; brush over top of cookies; sprinkle with sugar.

Bake at 375° F for 8 to 10 minutes.


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