baking soda

American's Test Kitchen shared this recipe with us as part of their recent muffin tins equipment review.

Very popular in South China to serve to the guests as a snack during the Chinese New Year. It is so named because the round dough balls, when deep fried, will crack open like someone laughing. It carries a meaning of being able to laugh throughout the year.

Get the leavening right and you'll have lighter, finer textured cakes.

Pepsi, peanut butter and miniature marshmallows -- what could be better?