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Quick Shine—Aerosol Spray For Bread

This product supposedly helps seeds stick to dough. Is it worth buying?

What We Learned

Quick Shine, an aerosol spray containing water, milk protein, canola oil, and stabilizers, purports to help toppings such as seeds stay stuck to bread dough once the loaf is baked. To find out how well it works, we made three loaves of Multigrain Bread, using water on one, Quick Shine on another, and a homemade "glue" of beaten egg and milk on the last loaf. We coated half of each l...

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