What is another word for leavening?

Pronunciation: [lˈɛvənɪŋ] (IPA)

Leavening is defined as the process of adding an ingredient to dough or batter to make it rise and become lighter. There are various synonyms that can be used in place of the word leavening. One of the most common is "rising agent." This term encompasses any ingredient that can be used to make dough or batter rise, including yeast, baking powder, and baking soda. Another synonym is "fermenting agent." This term specifically applies to ingredients that produce carbon dioxide gas during the leavening process, such as yeast and sourdough starter. Additionally, the terms "aeration" and "lightening" can be used to describe the process of incorporating air into the dough or batter to produce a lighter texture.

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Usage examples for Leavening

The beginnings of Hagiology itself are very uncertain: but what is certain is that they are very early: and that as the amalgamation or leavening of the Roman world with barbarian material proceeded, the spread of Christianity proceeded likewise.
"The English Novel"
George Saintsbury
Nor did the lump need the leavening of the large percentage of men of the upper classes who served as privates, some of them from the beginning to the end of the war.
"The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915"
Basil L. Gildersleeve
Consideration leads to sympathy, and sympathy wonderfully quickens the inventive faculties; and the aroused intellect and active affection are leavening forces that alter social conditions always for the better.
"White Slaves"
Louis A Banks

Famous quotes with Leavening

  • Good lies need a leavening of truth to make them palatable.
    William McIlvanney

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