Freshly made bread is one of life’s simple pleasures. To make it easier, breadmakers have been around for years and can be a great way to make a quick and delicious loaf with minimal effort. This breadmaker mix and recipes are perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy fresh, homemade bread any time of day. With a few simple ingredients, you can make delicious loaves of bread that can be tailored to your preferences.
For 1 people
- 13 cups - Bread Flour
- 2 tbsp - Salt
- 1/2 cups - Sugar
- 1/2 cups - Instant Non-Fat Milk Powder
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Stir together thoroughly, making sure all ingredients are evenly distributed.
- Label and package the mix into either two 1/4 cup containers (for a 1-pound-loaf breadmaker) or four 3-1/3 cup containers (for larger capacity breadmakers).
- Store the mix in a cool and dry place, and use within 6 months.
- To make a small loaf, you will need 1-1/2 tsp of active dry yeast, 2 1/4 cups of breadmaker mix, 1 tbsp of butter or vegetable oil, and 3/4 cup of warm water.
- To make a large loaf, use 2 tsps of active dry yeast, 3 1/3 cups of breadmaker mix, 1 1/2 tbsp of butter or vegetable oil and 1 1/4 cup of warm water.
- Mix all ingredients together and then bake on a light setting, following the manufacturer's instructions.
- For variations such as cinnamon raisin, add 1/2 cup of raisins and 1 1/2 tsps ground cinnamon to the basic recipe, and top with a powdered sugar glaze if desired.
- For a French bread, eliminate the butter or vegetable oil, and for a sweet bread, add 1 tbsp of sugar with dry ingredients. To make an egg-based loaf, break one egg into a measuring cup, and fill the cup with water to the amount called for in the recipe.
- For an herb bread, add 1 1/2 tsps of dry herbs, such as rosemary, basil, or dill.
Making homemade bread with a breadmaker is a simple and satisfying process. With the right combination of ingredients and the proper instructions, anyone can make delicious homemade breads for the whole family to enjoy in no time. With a basic breadmaker mix and recipes, you’ll be able to make a variety of different breads to suit any taste.