Baking Tips Guide For Yeast Breads

Course : Bread Machine
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

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Preparation / Directions:

Loaf Rises Then Falls (Cratered Loaf) -Decrease water or milk by 2 Tbsp. or -Increase salt by 1/4 tsp. or -Decrease yeast by 1/2 tsp. or -Flour, too fine or -Ingredients not measured properly. Loaf Sides Caved In: -Decrease water or milk by 2 Tbsp. or -Increase salt by 1/4 tsp. or -Decrease yeast by 1/2 tsp. or -Ingredients not measured properly. Loaf Rises Too High (Mushroom Loaf) -Decrease water or milk by 2 Tbsp. or -Increase salt by 1/4 tsp. or -Decrease sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Decrease flour by 2 Tbsp. or -Decrease yeast by 1/2 tsp. or -Used wrong type instead of dry granular yeast or -Ingredients not measured properly. Loaf Does Not Rise Enough -Increase water or milk by 2 Tbps. or -Decrease salt by 1/4 tsp. or -Increase sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Increase yeast by 1/2 tsp. or -Not enough water or milk or -Flour too old or -Flour too low in gluten content or -Flour too fine or -Used wrong type of yeast instead of dry granular or -Accidnetly measured salt in Tbsp. instead of tsp. or -Ingredients not measured properly. Flat Loaf, Little To No Rising, Short and Heavy -Liquid too hot or too cold or -Flour too old or -Flour low in gluten content or -No yeast added or -Yeast too old or -Used wrong type of yeast instead of dry granular or -Accidently measured salt in Tbps. instead of teaspoon or -Ingredients not measured properly or -Breadmaker unplugged or power interruption. Crust Too Dark -Decrease sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Ingredients not measured properly. Crust Too Light -Decrease salt by 1/4 tsp. or -Increase sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Ingredients not measured properly or -Breadmaker unplugged or power interruption or -Incorrect bread setting was used. Uncooked or Partially Cooked -Decrease water or milk by 2 Tbsp. or -Breadmaker unplugged or power interruption or -Incorrect bread setting was used. Overcooked -Decrease sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Incorrect bread setting was used. Not Mixed or Partially Mixed -Not enough water or milk or -Flour too fine or -Ingredients not measured properly or -Breadmaker unplugged or power interruption or -Baking pan not properly seated inside breadmaker or -Kneading blade not installed correctly. Loaf is Soggy -Bread not removed from baking pan soon after baking. Gnarly Knotted Top -Increase water or milk by 2 Tbsp. or -Decrease flour by 2 Tbsp. or -Not enough water or milk or -Ingredients not measured properly. Loaf Core Texture Open, Coarse or Uneven -Increase salt by 1/4 tsp. or -Decrease yeast by 1/2 tsp. or -Forgotton salt or -Ingredients not measured properly. Loaf Core Texture Heavy and Dense -Increase sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Decrease flour by 2 Tbsp. or -Increase yeast by 1/2 tsp. -Used wrong type of yeast instead of dry granular or -Ingredients not measured properly. Burning Odour During Operation: -Ingredient spilled inside breadmaker and/or heating element or -See Mushroom Loaf Solutions for bread mushroomed over edge of bread pan, crust burned. High Altitude Adjustment -Decrease water or milk by 2 Tbsp. or -Decrease sugar or honey by 1 tsp. or -Decrease yeast by 1/2 tsp. Breadmaker Cannot be Programmed or Started -Breadmaker unplugged or power interruption or -Breadmaker too hot, allow to cool 15 minutes between baking cycles or -Breadmaker malfunctioning. Loaf Burned Completely -Breadmaker malfunctioning.


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