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#1 of 3 Old 02-05-2005, 12:14 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I just threw out a double batch of zucchini muffins. This happens to me all the time--almost everything I bake, from cakes to breads to cookies, all come out terrible. They don't rise, are over- or under-done, tough, too hard, blah, blah, blah. These particular muffins that I ruined tonight didn't rise and were rubbery. I'm guessing that the problem was (in part) that it was a recipe for bread and not muffins and that I should've accounted for that in some way, but who knows. If any of you experts have any words of wisdom for a baker who tries really hard but fails spectacularly almost every time, I'd love to hear them.
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I'm not an expert, but maybe you are overmixing. When baking muffin you need to be careful not to overmix! Sorry I can't be of more help lol!
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