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I think I have finally figured out why my homemade bread wasn't rising. Thought I would share.

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Last updated: Jan. 6, 2013 8:28 pm
Posted: Jan. 6, 2013 12:59 pm
Commented by: soupy
Jan. 6, 2013 1:00 pm
I have always had a problem with bread not rising. I use a bread machine to knead the bread. I keep the bread machine in the basement which in the winter stays about 50 degrees. So needless to say the bread pan is chilly when I make the bread. So I discovered if I put hot water in the pan and dry it my bread seems to rise better. Thought I might pass this hint on to others.
Jan. 6, 2013 1:07 pm
Happy to hear that soupy,see it wasn't you after all,twas that darn old basement:)
Cat Hill
Jan. 6, 2013 1:14 pm
Ah, too much of a chill for the bread. Glad you got it figured out. There is nothing better than fresh bread!
Jan. 6, 2013 2:11 pm
Interesting! I've made Clone of a Cinnabon twice. It failed one of those times. I also tried to make another cinnamon roll recipe for Christmas Eve and it failed. So today, I did the same thing as you. I put hot water in the bread pan and let it sit a few minutes. Here's hoping today's cinnamon rolls turn out!
Jan. 6, 2013 2:37 pm
I am so glad doing this has worked for me. I hope it works for you too Paula
Jan. 6, 2013 2:50 pm
Great idea - I also store mine in the basement so I certainly will try to remember your tip!
Jan. 6, 2013 8:28 pm
Yes!!!! First rise worked. I've packaged the cinnamon rolls by twos and frozen all but 2 of them, which are in the frig overnight. I'll take them out tomorrow morning, let them rise a bit, and bake. I think warming up the bread pan may have done the trick. Well, that and my newly bought instant yeast from King Arthur Flour!
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