Baking uses chemistry to make delicious treats to eat and share. This week’s challenge is to experiment with the reactions of a base and an acid in order to make fluffy pancakes.
- Stove, skillet, and spatula
- Bowls, measuring cups, measuring spoons, knife, spoon, and fork
- Ingredients: flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, milk, eggs, and butter
Our video on YouTube explains more: https://youtu.be/R5053JgArcE
Here is a link to a basic pancake recipe with step-by-step photos: Pancakes Recipe (PDF)
Don’t forget to ask permission to use the stove!
If experimenting with pancakes has you wanting to try more baking, make sure to check out these cookbooks and shows from the library:
Bake It by DK Publishing
The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs by America’s Test Kitchen
The Great British Baking Show (TV series)
High Altitude Baking by Patricia Kendall
Kawaii Sweet World by Rachel Fong
Make sure to share your tasty experiments using the hashtag #PoudreLibraries.