Basic questions about slow recipes.

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penelopejane

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Can you please answer these questions because my SBing is so erratic I am not sure of the answers.

Does goat's milk speed up a batter?
If so would 50% goat's milk speed it less than 100% goats milk?

Does salt added to the water speed up batter?

Does citric acid speed up batter?

Shea butter speeds up batter, is that right?

Thank you very much.
 

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Salt does, and sugar has for me, I have not noticed any acceleration with citric acid at all, and the shea batch behaved pretty well for me, but I wont swear to that one.

eta: Milk has sugars in it, thats why I mentioned it
 
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If you soap too cool GM can thicken your batter quickers. If you keep it on the warm side I have no issues. Shea does speed it up, especially if using a high percentage. I don't usually use more than 7% and again as long as the oils are warm enough no problems. I can't speak to citric acid as I keep forgetting to use it.
 

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