Questions & Answers - Dough Relaxer
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Dough Relaxer: Dough Relaxer is a combination of all-natural gluten-relaxing ingredients. It acts by slightly disabling the gluten protein in the wheat. It is not recommended for yeast dough that is made completely with whole wheat or other whole grain flours, or breads baked in a bread machine. Yeasted doughs will rise at a slower rate when made with Relaxer. They will have a big "oven spring" (the amount of rise the bread has just as it begins to bake). Take the oven spring into consideration and don't be tempted to allow the dough to over rise before baking.
The following informative Dough Relaxer Chart is courtesy of Ellen's Kitchen at Bread Builder: Ellen's Bread Dough Relaxer.
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