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Old 11-14-2013, 11:15 PM   #1
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ISO definition of "crumb?"

Reading about bread and cakes I have read the comment that 'has a good crumb' or 'finer crumb'. What is meant by crumb?
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Reading about bread and cakes I have read the comment that 'has a good crumb' or 'finer crumb'. What is meant by crumb?
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It has to do with the size and shape of the...


...crumbs. It's an indication of the quality of the product.
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The crumb can be open and airy or tight and dense, etc., and affects the texture of the cake or bread.
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Reading about bread and cakes I have read the comment that 'has a good crumb' or 'finer crumb'. What is meant by crumb?
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The " crumb" describes the texture of a baked good
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Old 11-15-2013, 04:34 AM   #5
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Ah, thanks. I guess I had suspected something like indicated in your answers, but I wanted to be sure.
So it is safe to assume different baked goods each have an appropriate crumb?
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