Functions of flour/Functions of Leaveners

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Functions of flour/Functions of Leaveners
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Functions of flour/Functions of Leaveners
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  1. Functions of flour?
    • 1. Provides structure
    • 2. Absorbs liquids
    • 3. Contributes flavor
    • 4. Contributes color
    • 5. Adds nutritional value
  2. Functions of Leaveners
    • 1. Makes baked goods rise
    • 2. Increases volume
    • 3. Lighter texture
    • 4. Increases tenderness
    • 5. More digestible
    • 6. Finer crumb
    • 7. Darker color: chocolate brownies/gingerbread
    • 8. Mellows flavor of chocolate/gingerbread
    • 9. Increases browning (baking soda)
    • 10. Increases cookie spread (small amounts like in chocolate chip cookie)
  3. 3 Categories of leaveners
    • 1. Mechanical : air and steam
    • 2. Chemical: baking soda, baking powder, baking ammonia
    • 3. Biological: yeast

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