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my bread machine...UGH! [moved from Cookware]

chelleyd01 | | Mar 7, 2007 06:14 PM

So, I have a bread machine. Okay, it came with 2 mixes, both of which came out puffy and light and delightful, but the idea is to make my own and just make it slave for me, correct?

I CAN NOT, repeat, CAN NOT produce a loaf of bread that is higher than 6 inches tall. I have used warm liquid, room temp liquid, cold liquid, measured exactly, never add too much sugar, always enough salt, bought fresh yeast. What in the sam hell am I doing wrong that my bread never makes it to the top of the bucket like the boxed mixes?

They taste great, but they are obviously dense and damnit, not tall. I want to produce some yeasty goodness instead of yeasty flatness. HELP!!!!

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