Video Development of Baking Powder

National Historic Chemical Landmark

Video: Development of Baking Powder

Bread is considered a basic foodstuff; eaten down through the ages, it continues to be a staple of the modern diet. The development of baking powder made baking easier, quicker and more reliable for bakers in the mid-19th century. Eben Horsford’s unique formula was in important innovation and made the making of biscuits, cookies and other quick baking products simpler than before.

Learn more about Rumford Baking Powder, a National Historic Chemical Landmark.