Basic white bread in Bread maker, review Panasonic SD-P104

Basic white bread in Bread maker, review Panasonic SD-P104

Basic white bread in Bread maker with review (Panasonic SD P104) pros, cons. Detailed video and pictures.

I bought bread maker last month and when I posted photos in my stories, many of you asked about my views and asked to share recipe too. This recipe is what I follow in my bread maker. You can try the same in traditional way too, but this is customized for machine process where it undergoes a good amount of high speed kneading, given several hours of resting time. So you may want to put some effort and spend time to get similar results.

The bread maker is really helpful if you consume bread in regular basis. You can get a homemade bread just by dumping all ingredients, a push of button. No need to worry about the additives and preservatives that you kept worrying with store bought bread.

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Basic white bread in bread maker

Basic white bread recipe in fully automatic bread maker (Panasonic bread machine) with detailed video, pros & cons.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Knead, rest, rise (by machine) 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 22 minutes
Servings 6 slices

Equipments (Amazon Affiliate links)

  • Panasonic Bread maker SD P104

Cup measurements

Ingredients

  • 2 cups All purpose flour Plain flour/ maida
  • 1 tsp Instant yeast
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Butter 15 gms
  • 100 ml milk
  • 100 ml water

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients needed. Add milk, water, butter, sugar and salt to the bread pan.
  • Top with flour and put the pan inside bread machine. Add yeast to yeast dispenser.
  • Select menu 3 for baking white bread, choose crust colour light or medium and press start button.
  • You can alternatively use timer option if you want hot bread ready in the morning. Before bed, just do the same steps as 1, 2, 3 and press timer button, set the time you want the bread to be ready (example : 6:30 am) and press start. It will be maintained in rest mode before starting it’s process according to it’s scheduled time.
  • Once finished, gives a feeble beep tone to indicate the end of process. Press end button, switch off the machine. Take out immediately from the machine (use oven gloves), loosen up the sides (not needed necessarily) and invert the pan to a counter top. Wait to become warm, slice using a bread knife.

Storage

  • I use a clean kitchen towel and wrap loosely the bread when it is hot/ warm. Place over wire rack for cooling. Once cooled, I slice (you can slice when it is warm enough to handle itself) and store in a container. Stays good for 3 days.

Video

Notes

  • Suggest you to buy bread knife as it is must for getting the bread sliced easily. Normal knife gives you hard time.
  • Bread is soft when taken out. Next day you might see it slightly getting dense.
  • After 3 days it might get spoiled. 

Basic white bread in bread maker:

  1. Gather all the ingredients needed. Add milk, water, butter, sugar and salt to the bread pan.
  2. Top with flour and put the pan inside bread machine. Add yeast to yeast dispenser.
  3. Select menu 3 for baking white bread, choose crust colour light or medium and press start button.
  4. You can alternatively use timer option if you want hot bread ready in the morning. Before bed, just do the same steps as 1, 2, 3 and press timer button, set the time you want the bread to be ready (example : 6:30 am) and press start. It will be maintained in rest mode before starting it’s process according to it’s scheduled time.
  5. Once finished (4 hrs 20 mins total time), gives a feeble beep tone to indicate the end of process. Press end button, switch off the machine. Take out immediately from the machine (use oven gloves), loosen up the sides (not needed necessarily) and invert the pan to a wire rack. Wait to become warm, slice using a bread knife.
  6. Storage :
    I use a clean kitchen towel and wrap loosely the bread when it is hot/ warm. Place over wire rack for cooling. Once cooled, I slice (you can slice when it is warm enough to handle itself) and store in a container. Stays good for 3 days.

Enjoy the favorite way of yours, bread butter jam, toast, sandwiches, French toast

Pros

  • Saves your time & energy, no kneading proofing and multiple raises.
  • No mess. Just one bread pan with blade to clean.
  • Any of your family member can do it. Even if they are not skilled in baking/ cooking.
  • You know what goes in.
  • Options to explore healthy ingredients
  • Multiple functions – bread, pizza dough, bread dough, other dough maker, chocolate, jam, cake.
    I personally have prepared pizza dough and love the texture of it.

Cons

  • Bread size, this particular model can just bake a half loaf – 6 slices.
  • Shape of the bread is bit different from usual bread from bakery, it looks like vertical version.
  • Main thing which is kind of bothers me is the the blade hole in bread loaf. Last few slices have it
  • Space – It is like a tall version (narrow) of electric cooker.
  • Coated tin
  • 2-3 days shelf life
  • Cost
  • If you are living area with power cut issues

Model pros

  • Fully automatic
  • Timer function
  • Nut/ raisin, yeast dispenser
  • Value for money comparative to other models available in Singapore
  • Spare parts available for replacement

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