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Sifted rye flour bread why is syrup needed

The yeast feeds on the flour (after it has been broken down to sugar), not on the lactose in the milk. Too much added sugar even inhibits the yeast - although there are very few bread recipes which go ...
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Crack at the bottom of bread

Based on the yeast being weeks old from purchase, I'd agree that the issue was caused by underproofing due to age of yeast reducing viability. Ideally you'd get a new packet of yeast, though the same ...
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Crack at the bottom of bread

I think two things have come together here: 1) The bread was underproofed because of old yeast and not enough time. 2) The "crack" may have been formed by the little sheet of baking paper ...
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Using osmotolerant yeast in regular bread

I found some more specific information here: https://bakerpedia.com/ingredients/osmotolerant-yeast/ Osmotolerant yeast can perform well at: Sugar content above 5% and as high as 25%. Salt content ...

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