How to Make Bread Machine Recipes - Bread machine recipes are different from regular bread recipes in some ways
One thing, with bread machine recipes, you want to add the ingredients in the order given. You also want to be exact in measuring. Close enough is not okay when using bread machine recipes.
Tips On Using Bread Machine Recipes
Measure all your ingredients exactly.
The water temperature must be between 70 - 80 degrees Fahrenheit Bread machine flour works best as it rises better. Keep yeast separate from liquids.
Add ingredients in order listed. (Or the exact reverse if your machine calls for liquids first instead of last for instance)
Two Basic Bread Machine Recipes
Here is a basic white bread machine recipe that is quite good:
Basic White Bread
* 9 oz water
* 1 Tablespoon butter, softened
* 3 cups Bread Machine flour
* 2 Tablespoons sugar
* 1 Tablespoon dry milk
* 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 2 1/2 teaspoons regular active dry yeast OR
* 2 1/2 teaspoons bread machine or quick-acting active dry yeast
* Bake on the white bread cycle
The following recipe produces bread with a softer crust because of the addition of milk and eggs.