Soft Bread Crumbs

Recipe by Debbwl
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 1/2 cup


  • 1
    ounce bread, 1 sandwich bread, without added flavorings, or
  • 1
    roll, without added flavorings


  • Tear 1 small roll or 1 slice of bread at a time into a blender.
  • Cover. Turn blender on and off repeatedly until bread is torn into light, uniform crumbs.
  • Or put bread on a cutting board and use fork tines to tear off crumbs.
  • Put crumbs into a plastic bag and toss to mix.
  • Press air from bag; close and freeze.
  • One (1-ounce) bread slice makes about 1/2 cup lightly packed crumbs.
  • Dry Breadcrumbs:
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit (120 degrees Celsius).
  • Spread soft bread crumbs in a thin layer on a shallow baking sheet.
  • Dry in oven 30 minutes.
  • Cool.
  • Spread crumbs out in an open plastic bag; crush with a rolling pin.
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed soft breadcrumbs makes about 3 tablespoons fine dry breadcrumbs.