The Ultimate Donut Battle: Cake vs. Yeast

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Reactions Science Videos | May 29, 2018

There’s nothing weirder than biting into a cake donut when you’re expecting the texture of a yeast donut. It’s all fried dough, right? This week on Reactions, we talk about how chemistry makes these two foods so different.


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