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Yeast

Yeast makes bread expand and gain volume. Yeast also helps bread develop flavors, because flavors are formed during the fermentation process.

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Windowpane Test (Gluten Window)

Bread recipes requires flour, liquid and a leavening agent. Flour contains, among other things, the protein gluten, which is one of the components that holds dough together and makes it elastic.

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Hydration

Hydration in bread baking is about the flour's ability to absorb liquid. Depending on the flour's composition of starch and protein, it will have different capacities to absorb liquid.

Kneading dough with Ankarsrum

Quick Guide – Kneading dough in Ankarsrum

Ankarsrum is the bread makers mixer! Kneading dough with Ankarsrum is easy, and you can choose from dough hook or dough roller when doing so. Here you will find our tips on how to use the different accessories when kneading dough.

Baking 5 kilos with Ankarsrum
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Prepare 5 kilos of dough

In Ankarsrum you can make up to 5 kilos of dough - and here you can learn how.

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Baking gluten-free

Baking gluten-free means excluding from your baking cereals, such as wheat, rye and barley, that contain gluten.

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Vegan baking

Vegan baking means avoiding entirely ingredients derived from animals.

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Baking

In order to be sure that the bread is well-baked or not overbaked, we recommend using a thermometer.

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Baking with an Assistent vs by hand

A kitchen assistant combines a sturdy steel design with a powerful motor, which makes it an indispensable tool for both bakers and chefs.

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Dough roller or dough hook

When you make dough with an Ankarsrum Assistent Original, you can choose whether to use a dough roller or a dough hook.