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Water temperature on delay cycle

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MrBreadman's picture

Water temperature on delay cycle

What kind of temperature do you have your water in the pan when using the overnight cycle? I usually use cold water as I assumed it would warm up to room temperature overnight. Would hot water cooling down overnight be better?

mini_maggie's picture

It will be room temp by the time the cycle starts and the yeast comes in contact with the water in the morning either way.