Tips To Keep Bread From Falling or Sinking In The Middle
- Check the dates on your baking powder and baking soda.
- Use the right size pan.
- Once again, check your oven temperature!
- Don’t over-mix the batter!
- Grease the bottom and lower sides of your bread pan, but do not grease the top inch of the sides of the pan.
Why does my banana bread fall in the center?
You use too much banana.
Using too much banana could make your bread heavy and damp in the center, causing it to appear undercooked and unappealing. If you have bananas leftover, you can always freeze them for later use.
Why does my quick bread sink in the middle?
If the texture of quick bread is soggy and it sinks in the middle: This is likely caused by too much liquid in proportion to the dry ingredients, insufficient leavening, the batter stood too long before baking, or it’s underdone.
Why does my bread sink after baking?
The reason for this is that the yeast in your bread has exhausted itself and does not have any more energy after you put it in the oven. Also, your bread dough has expanded too much and when you put it in the oven your dough cannot rise anymore because the yeast cannot produce any more gasses and it then collapses.