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Old 02-15-2007, 06:30 PM   #1
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Apple bread

do I use baking soda or baking powder in apple bread?


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Old 02-15-2007, 06:56 PM   #2
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vblake, can you post the recipe you have? That would help us figure out what you'd need.

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Old 02-15-2007, 08:35 PM   #3
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ingredients for apple bread

it calls for apples,flour,sugar, eggs,salt, cinnamon, vanilla, oil, and I was using baking powder. I'm not thrilled with the results, it doesn't rise well and comes out very heavy. I was wondering if I should be using baking soda instead?
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Old 02-15-2007, 09:43 PM   #4
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Mine calls for baking soda. Here's a link to it...in case you want to compare the ingredients.
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Old 02-16-2007, 04:27 AM   #5
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The bread may not be supposed to be "light". Follow the recipe as directed because it is really "chemistry". One thing about quick breads is not to overmix--you may have done that which can make it heavy.
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