The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts

What does it mean when...

lorkp's picture
lorkp

What does it mean when...

When the crumb is nice and open towards the border of the loaf, but is dense in the middle?


 


Thanks!

flournwater's picture
flournwater

Overproofing?

yy's picture
yy

Do you have a photo of the cross section of the loaf in question? It's possible that your shaping technique is resulting in a denser middle section.