Best Fresh Bread Using a Bread Machine for Kneading

"Fresh Homemade Bread"
photo by knitstuff photo by knitstuff
photo by knitstuff
photo by Brenda. photo by Brenda.
photo by Brenda. photo by Brenda.
Ready In:
1hr 30mins




  • Add ingredients in order to the bread machine pan. Choose the dough setting on your machine and press start. Allow the machine to knead, mix and rise your dough. When the entire cycle is finished remove the dough and form into loaf (loaves) or place in desired pan. Preheat oven to 375 Cover the dough and put in a warm place to rise for 20 more minutes. Place in oven and cook until the top is a light golden brown (approx. 30 min).

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  1. knitstuff
    Perfect hybrid method for us lazy bakers, lol! Will be making this on a regular basis.
  2. Chabear01
    I made this for our weekly bread last week, but neglected to post my review. I did not use a bread machine (I own one) but do not like using it. Instead I made this by using my KitchenAid and hand kneading it. I loved the texture, flavor and crust on this bread. I did have to use a bit more flour than called for by doing this w/o the Bread machine, but feel it turned out as spectacular as if I had. Thank You for the lovely bread recipe. Just wanna update this as I make this bread often, as above, and the texture and flavor are always perfect...Thank you again for a great recipe.
  3. RHOS6577
    Great bread. Made as is, no changes. It came out fluffy, just enough of a crust and a soft interior. Simple bread, makes great sandwiches. Thanks.
  4. Denakisland
    I used half bread flour and half regular flour. Omitted the onion powder (2 of the 4 times I've made it so far) it's good both ways. I also just kneaded with my hands, no machine. Other changes I made. After punching down and putting in loaf pan, I put it in a cold oven, turned it on to 375 and let it rise while it was preheating. A little trick I learned from another bread maker. Perfect, Perfect, PERFECT bread! yummy!
  5. Ginhead
    works well I changed the flour to 2 cups plain flour and 1 whole flour, it was lovely about to make again:-)


  1. knitstuff
    I added 1 TBL of Italian seasoning to my loaf to make an herbed bread, and it was quite tasty! I added it right after the onion powder.


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