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2014-03-29 22:21:37
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Salt limits the growth of yeast in bread. It also significantly improves the taste of any bread.


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The first function of salt in bread is to provide flavor. Salt also slows the rising process of the yeast, which makes a better loaf of bread.

It improves the taste of the bread and also counteracts the liveliness of the yeast.

Salt is simply used for flavoring in bread. There is theory that salt inhibits the function of yeast in the dough development. This theory or rumor has been debunked.

Salt has several functions in bread making. The main function is to help the yeast ferment which is required for the bread to rise. It also helps add texture and taste.

Yes. Bread flour has no salt in it, and the salt actually serves two purposes in bread making. One is for flavor, of course, and the other function it serves is to help keep the yeast in check. In other words, it prevents the yeast from overdeveloping.

They put flower,eggs,and salt in the yeast bread.

The salt in bread making improves the flavor of the bread and balances the action of yeast.

Salt is a flavor enhancer. It also slows down the growth of the yeast (bread dough rises about twice as fast without salt in it), and some bakers believe that it improves the texture of the dough.

No. Yeast makes bread rise; salt is just for flavor.

Flour, water, yeast & salt

When mixed, the yeast reacts with the salt and the sugar.

flour , yeast , warm water , salt

wheat flour, salt , water yeast.

The yeast in yeast bread is what makes the bread rise.

To make bread you will need: Flour Yeast Sugar Salt

Yeast makes bread rise so it isn't unleavened

The salt will bust the yeast cells killing it. Thus the yeast will be useless and not product the gas that is needed for the dough (bread) to rise.

Adding salt to bread dough controls the action of the yeast and improves the flavor. Bread made without salt will have a coarser texture and a blander flavor than bread made with salt.

Bread typically contains flour, water, salt, sugar, and yeast. Depending on the bread recipe, it may also contain milk and fat (usually butter). The exact ingredients of the bread will depend on the type of bread that you are making and the specific recipe you are using. (Examples: the white bread recipe I use contains milk, butter, flour, sugar, salt, and yeast; the whole wheat bread contains flour, sugar, salt, yeast, and water.)

it activates the yeast to make it rise. otherwise you will have flat bread.

A small amount of sugar can be added to bread mix to feed the yeast.

In yeast breads, salt limits the action of yeast by killing it. If you have too much salt, you might kill the yeast too quickly. The bread might also taste salty. In quick breads (those that rise with baking soda and/or baking powder), salt is used to add flavor, so too much salt will just make the bread taste more salty.

Salt retards the growth of yeast, and salt in too high concentrations can kill the effects of the yeast. With too little salt, the dough when cooked will be filled with air pockets, causing holes to appear throughout the bread.

flour, water, yeast, salt, sugar and lard make up bread.

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