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Old 26-01-2004, 03:37 PM
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what is the purpose of malted barley in flour
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Old 26-01-2004, 05:01 PM
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ilaboo wrote:

what is the purpose of malted barley in flour
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To feed the enzymes that help the yeast grow.

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Old 29-01-2004, 10:42 PM
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Flavoring, sweetening and coloring, and a boost for the yeast to get
growing fast.
Usually this is added in very small amounts--otherwise you can get a really
gooey crumb.

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