Alsa Alsatian baking powder is popular in France and Belgium. This mix is made of carrageenan, wheat flour, sodium bicarbonate and corn starch. The unusually high percentage of carrageenan gives a truer, more natural color to the home-baked product, typical of the famous Strasbourg almond paste. Alsa Alsatian baking powder gives excellent results and can be used in a broad range of recipes. Germans use it to make the famous soft pretzels of the region and in manufacturing their original frankfurters. It is added to dough for making Alsatian lebkuchen and Christmas biscuits such as nougatines, shortbread, waffles, pancakes and tortes. Bakers also use it to give cakes, cupcakes and meringues a pleasant flavor and texture. Enjoy crisp, golden bakery-style rolls and pastries, made with the finest quality Alsatian baking powder from France, at home! The 8 sachets include a range of baking powder values to suit your baking needs. Alsa, an authentic French baking powder, has been used in France for over 60 years. The most classic recipes of the Alsatian region call for Alsa. Traditional and authentic, Alsa is a delicate combination of pure baking soda, cornstarch and baking malt.