I am trying to bake itailian bread. It always comes out dence and heavy. What can I do.
1 cup warn water. 1 pkg. instant yeast. 2 T, olive oil 1 T sugar 3 cups flour 1 t salt. Knead 5-6 min, in mixer. rise about 1 hr. until Dbl. bake at 375 .
Did notpunch down or use first rise. Let dough rest 10 min. then shaped and let rise in pan per yeast directions.
Thank You I will try your recomendations.