pumpkin bread gummy

Why Is My Pumpkin Bread Gummy?

That eagerly awaited pumpkin bread can come out of the oven gummy and sticky instead of light and fluffy. This happens when there is too much moisture from ingredients like pumpkin puree or sugar. It …

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do you peel zucchini for zucchini bread?

Do You Peel Zucchini For Zucchini Bread?

The garden is overflowing with zucchini and it’s time to make bread. When I first started making this yummy bread, my biggest question was, “Do you peel zucchini for zucchini bread? Well, there is no …

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Are Soft Pretzels Hard To Make?

Soft pretzels remind me of summertime.  Especially during baseball/softball season.  When my husband and I would go to our grandkids’ baseball games and when it was time to get a drink at the concession stand …

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Can I make bread without yeast?

Can I Make Bread Without Yeast?

Bread without yeast? Absolutely! While yeast is the go-to leavening agent for traditional bread-making, it’s not the only option. There are alternatives that can be used to create delicious bread, such as soda bread, sourdough …

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how do I know when my bread is done?

How Do I Know When My Bread Is Done?

Determining when your bread is done is a key step in your bread-baking adventure.  After all, you don’t want to slice into bread that is gummy and not entirely done in the center.  There are …

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why did my bread fall?

Why Did My Bread Fall? (Explained)

Bread falling or collapsing during baking can be blamed on five main reasons. First, under-proofing occurs when the dough hasn’t been given enough time to rise, resulting in insufficient structure to support itself. Second, over-proofing …

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