An epic cooking failure - my slow cooker bread

A bit more like a rock than a loaf of bread

I am usually a terrific cook… and can follow a recipe well.  Perhaps it was the fact that I was in a hurry to get the article up, so I rushed the process of making the bread dough, which all good proverbs say you should never do…  

 

Or perhaps I am just impatient full stop, but no one could say today’s slow cooker bread recipe was a success… in fact, my husband went as far as using the words “epic fail”… and told me to write about it… rather than take a photo on a funny angle and profess it good…

 

I think if I had followed the instructions to the letter, and waited properly for over an hour for the dough to rise  it might have been a success.  But, these photos show the truth, a dense, hard, un-aerated bread, that tasted lovely bathed in butter, while warm, but perhaps this is the only way it would taste good…

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Have you had epic cooking fails?  tell me about them… and do you know what I did wrong with my bread.. ?  Perhaps there are others out there with more experience making bread who could share a few tips.

 

A bit more like a rock than a loaf of bread

 

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The epic fail slow cooker bread – lesson – have patience while your bread rises

 

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