oatmeal porridge/windowpane

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    Jean Galton
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    Thanks Matthew, that makes sense. I’ve been adding the porridge after kneading lately..but honestly I haven’t noticed a significant difference in the gluten structure.

    #10604
    Matthew Mizulo
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    Hi Jean, In reviewing one of Katherine’s CL videos, she indicates that the oatmeal has a tendency to reduce gluten development if added too early. If I understood it correctly, it had something to do with the oatmeal cutting or tearing the gluten strands which would prevent a solid “windowpane” formation.

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    Jean Galton
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    I’m wondering why not combine the oatmeal porridge with the dough and then knead until a good windowpane forms? Is there a reason not to do this?

    Thanks!

    Jean

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