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I'm having problems baking bread. Why does the dough not rise?

If the dough does not rise, it may be due to one of the following:

  • water temperature used for dissolving yeast was too cool or too hot;
  • too stiff a dough;
  • rising place too cool; or
  • old or dead yeast.




Barbara Willenberg, Associate State Nutrition Specialist, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri Extension















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