Control pH, Control Baked Goods

While you’re searching for ways to control shelf life, flavor, or just overall quality, make sure you check the product’s pH. An acronym for “potential of hydrogen,” it measures the acidity or alkalinity of a substance. In baking, pH control is critical for: Inhibiting mold spoilage Optimum rise in yeast- and chemically-leavened products Gluten behavior and [...]