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The most popular is baking powder a mixture of a carbonate or bicarbonate (usually sodium bicarbonate) and one or more acid salts. Baking powder works by releasing carbon dioxide gas into the dough when it gets wet creating bubbles that expand the wet mixture. It is used instead of yeast for breads where the flavours of fermentation would be undesirable or where the dough lacks the elastic structure needed to hold gas bubbles for more than a few minutes. Because carbon dioxide is released at a faster rate through the acid-base reaction than through fermentation breads made by chemical leavening are called quick breads. Examples of quick breads include Irish soda bread banana bread pancakes carrot cake and muffins.The big question for diabetics of course is whether the rising method has any effect on the glycemic index (GI) value of the bread.
These fruits don t require extra acid. Using stone fruits like cherries and apricots or working with blueberries apples pears and other low acid fruits will often require the addition of a little acid. Lemon juice is generally the best. You can combine these fruits together without much effort. Bread machine jam cycle recipes generally call for 2 cups of fruit 3 ¼ cups of sugar and for those that need acid an extra 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Other Doughs Anyone who loves Italian food should rejoice if they own a bread maker. The dough setting is excellent for churning out those difficult to produce pasta doughs. You ll need a floured surface to work on still of course If you have a pasta press even better. You ll be able to yield fine gourmet pastas with it s help. Rolling pins can help as well. The rustic texture created with the help of a rolling pin can be charming on its own. Cookies are another possibility with the help of your bread machine. So are pie crusts dumplings and nearly anything else that requires a challenging dough. Keep a rubber spatula on hand for working with non-cake or bread doughs however. You may need to check the machine every five minutes and gently scrape down the sides to ensure that ingredients mix evenly. Cookies can be a bit more difficult especially if you are adding in ingredients such as nuts or chocolate chips that could cause the dough hook to get stuck. Check cookie doughs every 2-3 minutes.
To beat your diabetes you need to eat food that is low in sugar low in fat low in salt high in fibre and has low GI values ie it releases glucose into your bloodstream relatively slowly. Some kinds of bread fit this bill; others do not. Bread is made from flour ie grain that has been ground into powder. Common wheat is usually used because its flour has high levels of gluten which gives the dough sponginess and elasticity. But bread is also made from other species of wheat (eg durum and spelt) and other grains such as rye barley corn (maize) and oats. The non-wheat grains usually have wheat flour mixed into the flour. The quality of bread depends largely on the protein content of the flour. The best breads use flour with 12 to 14% protein rather than all-purpose wheat flour which only contains 9 to 12% protein.