I'm having problems baking bread. Why is it dry with a coarse grain?
If your homemade bread is dry and has a coarse grain, it may be due to one of the following reasons:
- too much flour added;
- dough not kneaded long enough;
- rising period too long; or
- the oven temperature was too low.
Barbara Willenberg, Associate State Nutrition Specialist, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri Extension
Last update: Friday, February 06, 2009