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Old 07-31-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
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Bread machine bread and gluten...

I want to make the recipe that came with my machine..
It's wheat bread and calls for extra gluten, I'm not going to go get any.

Will I be ok without it, or should I just use a little extra bread flour....
Or find a new recipe?


Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:33 PM   #2
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Gluten just helps it stay together better. It will just be a bit more crumbly without it. Just a small amount of flour to make up the difference should be okay, but not too much. You can always experiment and if it doesn't work just try a different recipe next time.


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Old 07-31-2008, 03:54 PM   #3
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Yup, that's why many recipes use a combination of white and whole wheat. The white holds the wheat together.
Support bacteria. It's the only culture some people have.
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