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DON'T WORRY ABOUT THE SMELL, THESE SWEDISH COOKIES ARE AWESOME!

Baker’s ammonia or ammonium carbonate, as its correct name is, is the cat pee smelling secret of Norther European baking. In Sweden it’s called hjorthornssalt, which literally means, ”deer horn’s salt”, hinting at how it used to be produced. Nowadays the process is synthetic, but it’s still a peculiar ingredient. Being a leavening agent, you don’t want any of it left when the bake is finished. This is where the...

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