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Need help with bread baking.
I'm using the King arthur flour Pumpkin Yeast bread, but I use half bread flour and half all purpose flour. I want to add sun-dried tomatoes to it, that aren't soaked in oil, should I soak it in water before adding it to the bread, or just incorporate it in during the shaping?
I've added raisins before and soaked the raisins beforehand.
I would also take away the spices, and add an Italian blend of herbs instead.

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Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 3 years ago

Yes, I'd recommend soaking in hot water for about 10 minutes.

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jay_furr added over 3 years ago

Add the tomatoes, soaked or not, late in the process -- and not too many. Or they'll get in the way of the gluten structure forming and you'll have a very dense loaf.

happycao added over 3 years ago

thank you! that was fast!

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