Leaven in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Leaven

to add a substance such as flour to bread in an attempt to make it rise while baking

Examples of Leaven in a sentence

Yeast has active ingredients that allow it to leaven otherwise flat dough.  🔊

The chef tried to leaven the bread by adding yeast to the mixture.  🔊

When you want dough to rise, baking soda is a chemical agent that can be used to leaven it.  🔊

We will leaven the dough and watch it rise inside the warm oven.  🔊

Cakes and other baked goodies will rise better if you leaven them.  🔊

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