Asked by: Josef Foncea
asked in category: General Last Updated: 27th May, 2020

Is dough conditioner bad for you?

Antioxidants prevent spoiling and extend shelf life; dough conditioners achieve a desired texture; sweeteners are used for flavor enhancement and to retain moisture. These additives usually have scary chemical names, and some may indeed be quite harmful to human health.

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Similarly, it is asked, what is dough conditioner used for?

Dough conditioner is any baking ingredient that improves the production and consistency of a dough. The purpose of a dough conditioner is to simplify and expedite the bread-making process. Depending on the ingredients in a dough conditioner, different reactions occur in the dough.

Also Know, is cultured wheat flour good for you? Wheat flour is fermented with P. freudenreichii, which is usually found in dairy products. Cultured wheat doesn't alter the flavor, texture or color in baked goods. It does, however, improve your shelf life just as much as commonly-used preservatives do.

Subsequently, one may also ask, is commercial bread unhealthy?

If you want to know why I never eat commercial bread, it's because of the additives, preservatives, dough conditioners and other toxic ingredients. I knew that most/all commercial bread contains harmful additives. People shake their heads and say, just a little won't hurt.

What happens if you put too much water in bread dough?

There is always some point at which you can put in too much water where no matter how strong you make the dough the loaf will not hold its shape and will flatten out during baking.

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