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Help! My bread tastes like yeast!

Greg Johnson <gjohnson@stratem.com.au>
Mon, 23 Feb 1998 15:49:02 +1100
Hi all,

I am in serious need of help!  I used to bake bread quite a lot, however 
hadn't for about 18 months.  The other day I decided to try baking again, 
using a little extra knowledge from reading this list...

I used the following recipe:
14g dry yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
4 cups flour (white - unbleached)
1 teaspoon dough enhancer (lecithin, ginger, Vit C powder as per this list)
water (can't quite remember how much)

Now, I forgot to put salt in the mix, but didn't think this was a problem. 
 I let the dough rise for about 1 hour, knocked it back and kneaded again 
for about 5 mins.  Shaped into a loaf and let rise for another hour and 
then baked.  It came out looking beautiful.

The problem is that the bread tastes of yeast.  Not just mildly either!  Am 
I using the wrong amount of yeast?  The measurements are as per the yeast 

Is it the dough enhancer that is causing me trouble?

HELP!  Please!

Thanking you all in advance,


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