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I'm having problems baking bread. Why is there a crack in the top?

If you have a crack in the top of your homemade bread, it may be due to one of the following reasons:

  • bread cooled too rapidly, probably in a draft;
  • dough too stiff; or
  • dough not well mixed.




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













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