This Buttermilk Glaze Recipe is the perfect compliment to a good carrot cake recipe. Nice and creamy it makes anything you put it on that much better. Some of the ingredients you will need for this buttermilk glaze recipe include buttermilk, butter, and baking soda. Sodium bicarbonate also known as baking soda is a chemical compound. It is salt that is composed of sodium ions and bicarbonate ions. Baking soda is a white solid that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder. It has a slightly salty, alkaline taste that resembles that of washing soda. You can find sodium bicarbonate used as far back as the ancient Egyptians who used natural deposits of natron, which was a mixture that consisted mostly of sodium carbonate decahydrate, and sodium bicarbonate. The natron was ground up, solvated, and then used as paint for hieroglyphics.
Carrot cake recipes closely resemble quick bread in their method of preparation using all the wet ingredients, such as the eggs and sugar, being mixed, and then all the dry ingredients being mixed. Then the two being mixed. Many carrot cake recipes include other ingredients, such as raisins, kirsch, cinnamon, nuts, or pineapple. The most common icing on a carrot cake recipe is icing sugar and lemon juice or icing sugar and kirsch (Europe) and an icing with icing sugar, butter and cream cheese in the United States.
Buttermilk refers to some dairy drink recipes. Originally, buttermilk was the liquid that was left over after butter was churned out of cream. The term buttermilk is also used to refer to a range of fermented milk drink recipes that are popular and common in warmer climates. In places like the Balkans, Turkey, the Middle East, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nicaragua and the Southern United States where unrefrigerated fresh milk is known to sour quickly. Buttermilk is also popular in colder climates, such as Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia and the Czech Republic. This fermented type of dairy product known as cultured buttermilk is produced from cow's milk and has a sour taste that is caused by lactic acid bacteria. The tartness found in buttermilk is due to acid that is in the milk. The increased acidity is due mostly to lactic acid that is produced by lactic acid bacteria while fermenting lactose, the primary sugar in milk. While both cultured and traditional buttermilk contains lactic acid, traditional buttermilk tends to be less viscous, whereas cultured buttermilk is more viscous. Buttermilk can be drunk as is, and it can also be used in recipes. Soda bread is bread in which the acid in buttermilk reacts with the rising agent of sodium bicarbonate, to produce carbon dioxide which acts as the leavening agent.
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