Bread machine trouble shooting
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:10:17 AM. Recipe ID 37448. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Bread machine trouble shooting
Categories: Bread machi, Breads, Info
Yield: 1 Servings
** Info Only
Problem: Top inflated with a mushroom like appearance - -Possible
Cause + Solution: Too much yeast- decrease yeast or sugar Too much
sugar in the recipe Not enough salt- try adding a little more salt
Substituted fast-acting yeast for active dry yeast- If substituting
fast-acting yeast for active dry, decrease amount by 1/4 to 1/2
teaspoon Yeast was not added according to manufacturer's directions.
Problem: Top and Sides Cave In - -Possible Cause and Solution: Too
much liquid. Try reducing liquids 1 Tbsp at a time. Used canned fruit
but did not drain well. Liquid off-balanced by the addition of
cheese. Used coarser flours such as whole wheat or rye. If using too
much coarse flour, try increasing yeast slightly or reducing coarse
flours and increasing bread flour.
Problem: Soggy Sides - -Possible Cause and Solution: Did not remove
bread from pan soon enough. If possible, remove bread immediately
when baking is finished.
Problem: Centre of loaf is raw or not cooked through. - - Possible
Cause and Solution: Used coarse flours or rye. For coarse flours try
adding an extra knead. To do this, after the first knead, let dough
rise, then restart machine at the beginning of a cycle as for a new
loaf. Used moist ingredients such as applesauce or yogurt. If too
many moist ingredients are used, try reducing liquids 1 Tbsp at a
Reformatted by Carole Walberg
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