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I have a West Bend automatic bread and dough maker. The number is 41063. I loaned my manual out but need a recipe from it. Does anyone have the manual with the basic white bread recipe in the very front where the instructions for use are? It calls for warmed milk, flour, salt, sugar, yeast, and butter. I think that is all, but I am not sure of the amounts.
Beth from Lebanon, MO
I'm pretty sure I have the same bread machine, but I can't find the number anywhere in the manual. Here is the recipe:
9 ounces lukewarm milk (1 cup plus 1 tablesppon)
3 cups bread flour
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Put milk in first and then add flour, sugar, and salt. Cut butter into four pieces and place in each corner on top of dry ingredients.
Make shallow well in center of dry ingredients and add yeast.
Let me know if you need any more recipes from this manual
I have the manual and here is the "Old Fashioned White Bread recipe. For 1 lb loaf 3/4 cup milk (90-100 degrees)
2 cups bread flour 1 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 Tbsp butter and 1 1/2 tsp dry active yeast. Hope this helps.
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I am looking for an easy bread machine recipe for white bread.
I have a Regal Kitchen Pro and here is the recipe it has with it. I have made it many many times and it is really good.
Basic or Rapid setting okay
For a 1.5 lb loaf:
Have all ingredients at room temperature.
(70-80 degrees F)
Measure all ingredients into bread pan. Select desired setting (basic or rapid). Select crust setting. Press Start to begin.
I have substituted the dry milk with creamer before and it worked fine.
If you need another recipe besides this one just say so and I will get the others out of the book and post them for you too.
Try http://www.Kingarthurflour.com, they have recipes for all kinds of bread, muffins, and rolls, etc. Both hand mix and machine mix. (01/11/2005)
This recipe came in the book with my Hitachi bread machine. This bread has a really great flavor and is quick and easy to put together. (My bread machine instructs to add the wet ingredients to the pan first).
Or you can make whole wheat by using:
Just add all this to the bread maker (yeast in the top if there is one) set machine for which ever timing you want. (01/11/2005)
Add ingredients according to manufacturer's directions. Medium color setting. Makes 1-1/2 lb loaf.
NOTE: Watch the dough as the banana may affect the moisture.
This is the one for banana bread that I have. I use the bread machine flour, I think it's Pillsbury. And I omitted the oats and added in just a bit more flour.
Oops, and I forgot to tell you to add the nuts. I put in pecans. And I have no set amount, it just depends on who all will be eating it. Kids ain't crazy about too many and hubby wants it full of them. (05/24/2005)
Here is another one I just found. I have not tried it yet, just make sure the amt. of ingredients doesn't go over your machine's recommended amounts and it should be fine.
Let me know how it turns out for you. I'm out of pecans for the year and won't get anymore til the trees produce here later in the year, so it will be awhile before I make any.
Spray bread machine pan with vegetable oil spray.
Premix ingredients in order listed. Place mixture in bread machine pan.
Select the Quick Bread/Cake cycle. Press start. Check after 1 minute to see if mixture is well blended.
Cook until cake cycle stops. Remove pan, and cool completely before removing bread from pan.
Recipe from West Bend Automatic Bread and Dough Maker
Basic White Bread
Add water and butter to bread pan first.
Mix dry ingredients together, except for yeast, and add to water.
Make a shallow well in center of dry ingredients: add yeast.
Select settings and turn on.
Add ingredients in order for your machine. Makes 1&1/2 pound loaf.
Try these great tips for better bread in your machine.
The very best book I have on breadmaking is Beth's Basic Bread Book by Beth Hensberger. There is too much information to impart all of it, but these are just a few of her tips:
Beth also gives good guidelines for baking breads of various pan sizes and types in her book.
To make sure yeast is fresh and alive, proof it. Here are instructions for proofing:
These are just a few tips. The more you know, the better your bread will be. Beth also has a book especially for Bread Machines. I do not have it, but it has gotten great reviews.
Good luck! (10/09/2008)
Traditional White Bread (from my Oster machine book)
1 - 1/2 lb loaf
Place ingredients in pan in order listed. Bake on either regular white or rapid white setting. (10/09/2008)