Best Bread Machine Bread

Best Bread Machine Bread


"This recipe is easy and foolproof. It makes a very soft and tasty loaf of bread with a flaky crust."


3 h servings 174 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the water, sugar and yeast in the pan of the bread machine. Let the yeast dissolve and foam for 10 minutes. Add the oil, flour and salt to the yeast. Select Basic or White Bread setting, and press Start.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 2796 Ratings


I saw the comments about the loaf's tendancy to fall and would like to suggest adding about 1/2 tsp more salt into your machine when you bake the bread. Salt regulates yeast activity and streng...

This recipe flies in the face of conventional wisdom. It says to place the yeast in the water for 10 minutes before adding the flour! My bread machine instructions, "Electric Bread" cookbook, ...

This was the best bread that ever came out of my bread machine yet. On my 2nd loaf, however, I made a few changes: I used 3 Tablespoons sugar and reduced the yeast to 2 teaspoons instead of th...

Being new to bread making and having a new bread machine I have been looking for different recipes to try. It scared me a bit mixing the yeast, sugar, and water together but it all turned out fi...

I have to say, I was practically terrified making this bread. It went against the manufacturer's instructions on how to add ingredients (which firmly said to add yeast last, on top of flour). I ...

I absolutely love this recipe. Some modifications that I make: I substitue the sugar with 2 very generous tablespoons of honey, add just a pinch extra salt and add 1 tablespoon of softened but...

This is an excellent starter recipe. I make a few alterations though, as my family likes whole wheat... Here's my exact recipe. This makes a 2-lb loaf. 1-1/3 cups warm water (about 115°) 3.5...

The basic recipe is good but has some issues: 1) "Bread Machine Yeast" is just another name (purely for marketing) for "Instant Dry Yeast" (IDY) which is INSTANT and therefore does not requir...

This is the best bread machine recipe I have ever tried! It hits the window every time! Thank you Karen. I am using my bread machine every day now. I made a few changes to the recipe. I did...