Bread machine recipes – straight dope message board

I’ve had my bread machine about 6 months now and wanted to trade some recipes. Rosemary kalamata olive bread recipe I would prefer that this thread contain recipes that you’ve actually used, troubleshot, and find to be keepers.

Listing out tips and tricks is cool too. Artisan rosemary bread recipe For example, I find substituting beer for 1/2 or full amount of liquid usually has pretty good results (adds calories though). Rosemary focaccia bread recipe easy Also using the bread machine as a mixer and baking in the oven makes for better results.


I have a challenge in making good white sandwich bread. Olive and rosemary bread recipe I’ve tried a bunch of recipes and haven’t come up with one that my wife or daughter like. Garlic rosemary bread recipe Trying to make the good sandwich/toast white bread you can get in a bakery. Rosemary quick bread recipe A winner recipe and/or secrets for the baking would be greatly appreciated.

The following 3 recipes I’ve made numerous times and find to be pretty good.

Great for breakfast or to accompany dinner. Rosemary bread recipe bread machine Even my mother in law likes these.

Roll into 12 inch circle. Whole wheat rosemary bread recipe Cut into 8 wedges & brush with butter Starting at wide end, loosely roll toward the point.want as many layers as possible.

Place rolls point down 3 inches apart, and let rise until doubled for 30-40 minutes Bake 375 degree oven (5 gas mark) for 8-10 minutes/golden brown(on 5 it’s 15-20 minutes). Rosemary ciabatta bread recipe TRY 6 x12 minutes Remove from bsking sheet and cool on racks Try using olive oil…instead of margarine/butter cook on 6 and highest rack for 15 minutes

I’ve made many variations of this that are all pretty good. Rosemary bread machine recipe Can skip the parmesan, use fresh grated cheese, use different herbs, beer instead of water, not use tomato paste, etc. Rosemary bread recipe uk I just started using parmesan because I brought back an enormous Costco container of low grade grated parmesan.

[2 teaspoon italian seasoning or can do a mix of oregano and basil]

I can’t find a decent bagel in this town and have to make my own. Macaroni grill rosemary bread recipe Not trying to make the best bagels in the world, just something pretty tasty with the minimum amount of effort required. Fresh rosemary bread machine recipe After more than 10 tries, I’ve come up with something that seems to make a pretty decent bagel. Rosemary sourdough bread recipe These freeze well (make sure you slice in half first). Garlic rosemary bread machine recipe I want to make bagel variations in the future, but for now plain white bagels are pretty satisfying.

-take out after mixing and form circle w/ 1 inch hole, let rise 15 minutes. Rosemary olive oil bread machine recipe [I found 30 minutes too long and a 50% rise makes bagel too bread like]

-Better Homes and Gardens has a broil, boil and bake method but it was not successful for me

-Boil time is 30 seconds per side with roiling boil. Jo’s rosemary bread recipe 60 secs doesn’t taste as good. Rosemary parmesan bread recipe 90 secs way too long

-Egg white is better than whole egg brushed on. Rosemary bread macaroni grill recipe Whole egg okay

-Insert ingredients in bread machine according to manufacturer’s instructions. Rosemary garlic bread machine recipe Remove the dough from the machine after the first knead & Place dough on a floured surface.

-Form balls, gently press thumb through center of ball and slowly stretch into bagel shape.

-While bagels rise, bring three quarts of water and one tablespoon of sugar to a rapid boil in a large saucepan. Rosemary olive bread machine recipe -Drop test dough (see hints below). Rosemary bread maker recipe Using a slotted spoon, drop 2-3 bagels into rapidly boiling water. Crockpot rosemary olive oil bread recipe Boil on each side for 1/2 minutes. Romano’s macaroni grill rosemary bread recipe Remove and cool on rack 1 minute, brush with egg and sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds, if desired. Olive oil and rosemary bread recipe Bake at 400 on a baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal, until golden – approximately 15 minutes.

-for bagel sticks, cut bagel before rising and lay out in a straight line. Rosemary garlic focaccia bread recipe Roll sticks in a combination of sesame and poppy seeds with a pinch of garlic powder. Olive rosemary bread machine recipe Let sticks rise, boil, and bake as described in the above directions.

-for bagel chips, slice leftover bagels horizontally into thin slices. Bread machine recipes rosemary bread Brush with butter or margarine on one side. Crusty rosemary bread recipe Lay (butter side up) on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 325 for 12-15 minutes until golden brown and crisp.

Yeah, but just to mix pizza dough and focaccio(sp?) dough, both of which are actually baked in the oven.

Actually, the pizza dough makes a bitching flatbread that can be cooked in four minutes in a frypan:

Stir together the water, yeast and the sugar. Homemade rosemary bread recipe Let rest until the yeast blooms, 3 to 4 minutes.

Add all ingredients into bread machine at let knead and rise. Quiznos rosemary parmesan bread recipe My dough cycle is 90 minutes, but 60 minutes works well.

Pizza dough does not require as much kneading or rising time as many breads. Rosemary bread recipe for breadmaker If you are in a hurry, knead it only until it forms a smooth ball. Rosemary bread recipe for bread machine If you have a bit more time on your hands, go ahead and spend more time kneading the dough to strengthen the gluten. Rosemary bread recipe macaroni grill The results will be a chewy, stronger pizza crust.)

For flatbread: heat a cast iron frypan medium high. Rosemary ciabatta bread recipes Roll out a wad of the dough to make a disc about 8 inches across and 1/4 in thick. Olive oil rosemary bread recipe Sprinkle a bit of salt onto dough.Add a bit of oil to pan, just enough to coat bottom lightly. Rosemary herb bread recipe Toss dough in pan, let fry about 2 minutes, checking to make sure not burning. Rosemary herb bread machine recipe Lift out of pan, add another smidge of oil, flip and another 2 minutes.

On the second flip, you could add some cheese and make a frypan pizza.

I’ve found that pretty much any recipe is adaptable to a bread machine; just make sure you add the ingredients in the proper order (mine calls for liquid ingredients and fat/sweetener/salt first, then flour/other dry ingredients, with yeast on top).

My favorite bread recipe so far (I started making this by hand back in high school, and it’s a request for every family holiday dinner):

Personally, if time allows I like to mix the dough in the bread maker, but glaze with egg white and bake on a pizza stone; it comes out crustier that way, and the shape is more aesthetically pleasing. Garlic and rosemary bread recipe It’s also good with some parmesan mixed into the dough, and I bet it would be great with some roasted garlic cloves squeezed into the dough.

bumping this thread because I have a 1 week national holiday coming up and plan on doing more than the usual amount of baking. Rosemary olive oil sourdough bread recipe I’ve been playing around with sourdough but don’t quite have a keeper. Rosemary focaccia bread recipe jamie oliver When I do, I’ll post the recipe

If you can’t find fresh yeast and want some, go to your local bakery or a supermarket with a bakery and ask if they will sell you some of theirs.

Last time she came back with a large amount that the baker had given her for free…its lasted a LONG time in the freezer.

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