Ammonium Carbonate (Baker's Ammonia), Food Grade, 8 oz.

  • FCC (Food)
  • (NH4)2CO3
  • 506-87-6
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  • NC-11841
Price: $14.95
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Our food grade ammonium carbonate is “Baker’s Ammonia” consisting of pure ammonium carbonate. Also called for in baking recipes as "Hartshorn Salt". It is popularly used as a leavening agent for flat pastries. Useful note! Crush to use as smelling salts to revive a fainted person.


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

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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