Flour based foods that are chemically leavened, especially muffins and items like banana breads

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Over-stirring muffin mixtures

In muffin recipes, the instructions often say to stir the mixture till "just combined". Why does over-stirring the muffin mixture result in tough muffins? And how do you know if you did too much ...
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Additional Cooking Time When baking more than one loaf of quick bread

How much time would I need to increase cooking banana quick bread if I am cooking three loaves together. Time for one is 40 -45 minutes at 350 degrees. I am a baking novice. Advice would be greatly ...
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Additional Time Needed for Baking Two Loaves of Bread at same time?

How many minutes should you increase the baking time when baking two loaves of beer bread at same time? Recipe calls for one loaf to bake at 375 for 50-55 minutes. Not sure how much time to add when ...