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Den Jan 1, 2008 09:51 AM

I just got a bread machine and am looking for some good bread recipes...got any?

  1. c
    chouchou Jan 1, 2008 10:03 AM

    Your bread machine might have come with a recipe book, which is normally adapted to it. Otherwise, you might want to search their web site or google and adapt the recipes to your needs.

    1. Antilope Jan 1, 2008 10:38 AM

      Bread Machine Recipes at Allrecipes.com


      Robin Hood Flour Bread Machine Recipes

      Bread Machine Recipes at Southern Food.com

      1. Euonymous Jan 1, 2008 01:47 PM

        The King Arthur Flour site has dozens of recipes. You can make them with any type of flour, but they will turn out better with King Arthur. I am not affiliated, just a fan.


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        1. re: Euonymous
          CookingGirl Jan 2, 2008 08:48 AM

          I'm just wondering if you ever made the Tomato Bread for the bread machine from the King Arthur site? The ingredient list sounds sort of "off" to me, but I'm a novice bread baker. Alternatively, does anyone have a good tomato bread recipe?

          1. re: CookingGirl
            Euonymous Jan 2, 2008 01:54 PM

            I've never made it, but it looks to me as though it will turn out well.

        2. soypower Jan 1, 2008 02:06 PM

          i use the dough setting on my bread machine to make pasta dough, dumpling wrapper dough and steamed bun dough...it does that gradual mixing of wet and dry ingredients that i often don't have the patience for. also, i run the knead cycle a few times if i really want to build some gluten...saves me a ton of time and energy. of course, i still have to run the dough through the pasta stretcher/cutter or roll out the dmpling or bun wrappers...don't think i've ever actually made any bread with it though...:o)

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          1. re: soypower
            sogi Jan 2, 2008 03:11 PM

            ooh, would you mind sharing your recipes for bread machine dumpling wrapper and pasta doughs? i've quit making bread in my machine (love handmade results much better), and it's sitting idle. thanks!!

            1. re: sogi
              soypower Jan 2, 2008 07:05 PM

              xiao long bao wrappers:
              3/4 c high gluten flour
              1/3 c less 1 tbsp water
              1 tsp peanut oil
              1/3 c AP flour
              1/4 c boiling water
              flour for dusting

              Start dough cycle on bread machine and add 3/4 c of high gluten flour, 1/3 c less 1 tbsp water, and peanut oil.

              Place the plain flour in a mixing bowl. In a small saucepan bring 1/4 c of water to a boil. Add 1/3 c plain flour and move the saucepan away from the flame, stirring the flour vigorously with a wooden spoon. Leave it to cool a little before throwing in to the bread machine to combine w/ the high gluten dough. I like to run it through a couple of kneading cycles to ensure a chewy wrapper.

              After the cycle is finished, dust w/ flour and cover with plastic wrap. Rest for 4 hours.

              3 c. flour
              2 eggs
              1 tsp salt
              1tsp olive oil

              Place flour in bread machine and start the dough cycle. In a bowl, beat eggs together w/ salt and olive oil. Pour into bread machine and have the bread machine knead the dough for a couple of cycles. After the dough has come together, add a little water if it seems too sticky, or more flour if it seems dry. Remove from bread machine once it has stopped kneading. Dust with flour, wrap in plastic and rest for an hour or so.

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            mariannas Jan 2, 2008 07:46 PM

            Oh I do! I actually asked for a bread machine for Christmas last year (one of the baby bread makers...such a great idea!) just so I could make this. My stepmom got the recipe from a bread machine cookbook and I used to make it all the time growing up. I was missing it and now I make it...all the time! :D

            "San Diego Sunshine Bread"
            (1 pound loaf)

            3/4 cup water
            1 1/3 cups bread flour
            2/3 cup whole wheat flour
            1 tsp. salt
            1 1/2 tbs butter
            1 tbs brown sugar
            1 tbs honey
            Grated rind of 1 orange (I use a big one!)
            1 1/2 tsp. Red Star brand active dry yeast for all machines

            Place all ingredients in bread pan. Select light crust setting. Press start.

            Again, I can't claim credit for the recipe, I just copied it from a book!

            1. MsMaryMc Jan 2, 2008 09:46 PM

              These are a couple of my favorites:

              Cottage Onion Dill Bread

              California Nut Bread

              That last one is from a great bread machine cookbook--Beth Hensperger's _The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook_. I recommend it--you're sure to find some others in there to your liking.

              1. chowser Jan 3, 2008 09:27 AM

                If you like cinnamon rolls, this is a good one:


                I use my bread maker only on occasion and only to make dough. I don't like the way bread tastes baked in it. Plus, I have an older model w/ the tall irregular loaf pan.

                1. Katie Nell Jan 3, 2008 09:35 AM

                  I don't have a bread machine, but my dad uses his a lot. This is my favorite recipe that he makes entirely in the bread machine. Most of what he does is dough for challah, french bread, pizza crust, etc.

                  Original Honey Oatmeal Bread

                  1 ¼ cups water
                  1 ½ t. salt
                  2 T. vegetable oil
                  ½ cup honey
                  3 cups bread flour
                  2 T. bread flour
                  1 cup quick-cooking oats
                  2 ¼ teaspoons active yeast

                  In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions. Check dough after 5 minutes; add 1 to 2 T. of water or flour if needed. Makes 1 ½ lb. loaf.

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                  1. re: Katie Nell
                    Erinmck Jan 23, 2008 04:58 PM

                    Katie, I love this bread! I wish I could have it more often!

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                    guate Jan 20, 2008 12:51 PM

                    Whole Wheat Curry or Five Spice Bread

                    My own altered creation. Any favorite spice or spice blend would do.

                    * 2 teaspoons regular active dry yeast
                    * 2 cups whole wheat flour
                    * 1.5 cups white flour (originally called for bread machine flour but I never bothered)
                    * curry powder or Chinese 5 spice to taste
                    * 1.5 teaspoons salt
                    * 3 tablespoons honey
                    * 2 tablespoons olive oil (originally called for butter, but I rarely have it)
                    * 1.25 cups of warm water

                    I know you are supposed to measure really carefully to bake, but after a while I actually kind of eyeballed the measurements and rarely had a failure.

                    The order: Just as above. I add the yeast, then the flour, the salt and spices, then the liquids. I watch it while it first starts kneading and it if sticks to the sides I sprinkle just a touch more flour over it. Also if it seems it needs more spices you can add them now.

                    Sometimes I add a splash of sriracha if I want it a touch spicy.

                    I got my machine at Goodwill and it had no manual so I just use the white bread setting.

                    Got the recipe I based it on here: http://www.qis.net/~champion/bread/wh...

                    1. Infomaniac Jan 20, 2008 05:32 PM

                      This jalapeno bread with monterey jack cheese is a favorite of mine.

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                        TampaAurora Feb 4, 2009 02:39 PM

                        I can second the Allrecipes.com link. I've been working my way though them along with my copy of the Beth Hensperger's Bread Machine Bible.

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