You might never think that sugar would need an expiration date on the package, but I assure you, it can and does lose its potency. When it is time to bake anything, make certain your ingredients are the freshest. From eggs (that’s a whole other story) to the extracts, to the baking powder or soda, to the flours or corn syrups, it makes a huge difference in how your recipe will turn out. Initially these items when purchased at the same time are a bit costly, however having said this, in the long run, you will not be wondering how old any ingredient is if you know precisely when you purchased them.
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