Baker’s percentage calculator with yeast quantity estimator

Pizza dough and bread dough contain the same basic ingredients; yeast, flour and water, with salt, oil and perhaps a little sugar in some recipes. The difference between different kinds of dough is the proportion of the ingredients you use.

Slightly changing these proportions will result in a noticeable difference in your finished product’s taste and texture.

In the calculator below, we explain how each one of these ingredients affects the outcome of your dough, especially the yeast which is estimated based on your preferred fermentation temperature and period.

By understanding what is happening, you will be able to alter dough recipes to suit your own taste and preference.

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