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Homemade Brown Sugar

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Brown sugar, you need it for wonderful banana bread,  you need for  yummy soft zucchini bread, you need for Barbecuing chicken. There are many methods to keep your brown sugar safe in jar. But why you need that method if you can create instant brown sugar  .    There is nothing rocket science in making brown sugar. It is simple and all you need two ingredients white sugar and molasses. As simple as it is !

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Best Substitute for Buttermilk

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What is Buttermilk?

Buttermilk was originally the liquid left over after churning butter from cream, hence its name as buttermilk. Nowadays, it’s fermented from regular milk using bacterial cultures. The cultures consist of lactic acid bacteria, so called because they break down lactose into lactic acid.

Why buttermilk is important for a baker?

It is not just important, very important!

  • When lactic acid reacts with baking soda it lift and lighten your baking item
  • Buttermilk is a good source of probiotics.
  • It is lower in fat when you compare with milk or cream. Now you have good reason for going with a recipe with buttermilk

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Different Type of Yeast; How to use them? How much to use them?

When I started baking bread, rolls etc. Even though I use to follow recipes step by step, sometime result won’t turn up as expected. Culprit was yeast, or  my knowledge about yeast. So it is very important to understand type of yeast and how to use them.
Will be discussing on  three type of yeast  Fresh yeast, Instant yeast and Dry active Yeast.

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