Pop your dough in the microwave
The professionals on the Great British Bake Off have advised all bakers that zapping their bread dough in the microwave can help it to rise perfectly! Proofing the bread dough properly is key to making the perfect loaf, but normally it takes hours.
Next time you bake some bread try placing a wet towel over the bowl where the dough has had it's initial rest and put it in the microwave for just 25 seconds. Rest it again for another five before blasting again for another quick 25 seconds. Leave it to rest for 45 minutes and then bake!
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