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Can I use baking powder instead of bicarbonate of soda?

(5 Posts)
merlin Fri 26-Apr-13 18:54:36

About to make Nigella's chocolate Guinness cake and realised I haven't got any bicarbonate!

Can I substitute?

merlin Fri 26-Apr-13 19:04:52


maybe you could use a mix of plain and self raising flour to get the same effect

merlin Fri 26-Apr-13 20:41:58

Panic over- lovely neighbour to the rescue!

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