Tip: If you tap the bottom of each loaf, it should sound hollow that signals it is done. Using a stand mixture shortens the process and really reduces clean-up time. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and allow to proof again for 30 to 45 minutes. But my favorite use is for baking bread. The butter will not be completely melted but there will be enough residual heat to complete the job while the liquid cools. Now that all the ingredients have been added, we are going to turn the KitchenAid on to it's lowest setting and allow the flour to slowly be mixed into the water. It is messy and time-consuming when done by hand, and some people lack the manual strength for it. Once the dough is getting close to the top of the bread pan, we want to get the oven ready. I started thinking maybe it needs more flour then maybe more water. (See photo). Attikos from East Cackalacky on February 05, 2012: Well done, Silk Thimble! Love it. Now we will place the proofed yeast into the KitchenAid. Method 1. I haven't got a KA :( so all done by hand. My daughter says it was delicious!! So far I have attempted 4 different ways but all have ended up turning out hard. Combine the milk, sugar, salt, and butter in either a small saucepan or medium-size microwaveable container. Love the step by step pictures with the directions. However, I think my husband has an ulterior motive......desserts for him. Everything I have read says to freeze after the first rise; however, this recipe only has one rise. Most recipes call for longer or use higher temps. It's good for several years if you don't use it up before then. Add the rest of the ingredients, fit the bowl under the mixer with dough hook … Stir to finish dissolving the salt and sugar. Sure tasted good. It will be slightly sticky to touch. Punch down the dough and divide in half using a dough cutter or bench scraper. Set to Steam at 100˚F for 25 minutes to proof. 8 months ago. I prefer unbleached all-purpose flour—usually King Arthur or Gold Medal—but use your favorite variety. 9. I made rolls last night and put the dough in a greased muffin tins. I just made this recipe using my brand new KitchenAid Professional stand mixer. 2 packages active dry yeast OR 4.5 teaspoons bulk active dry yeast. The current Kitchenaid models require a water line, instead of the reservoir in older models. Mix at the lowest speed (the first position the speed lever clicks to) for 2 minutes. The first thing we want to do is proof our yeast. Any advise on what can be done to make it more of a sandwich bread (less soft) and if I wanted to freeze it what would be the steps? Enjoy! From Sarah Hernandez on July 22nd, 2015 There's nothing quite like homemade bread, but a lot of people are intimidated by the process of actually making it. This method takes out the hand-kneading part of baking bread, which is often the stumbling block. Using a stand mixture shortens the process and really reduces clean-up time. The oven needs to preheat to 350 Degrees. Reply Often kitchen appliances are bought and never used. The second time I made it I forgot the vinegar (again no olive oil). If using the microwave, heat on high for about 60-90 seconds. I thought we had to make positive comments here. Nicely written and illustrated! I started on speed 1 until it was a dough, then 2 for about 5 minutes. Place into the … Steam in bread baking: Method #1 The simplest method of adding steam to your oven is to spray the loaf with warm water prior to putting it into the oven. If the KitchenAid is turned to high, flour will be thrown out of the KitchenAid and you will have a white kitchen to clean up. You might need to help it along once or twice by pushing the flour down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula, but that's about it. Made bread when I first got it but haven't lately and should....SOCIALLY SHARED. Page 19: Auto Steam Settings Baking times may be slightly less than with standard baking. Now, the new Sharp SuperSteam+IoT Steam and Convection Wall Oven features Steam Bake for superior bread, and … The bread in the photo looks very delicious. Turn (spin) the dough slightly to transfer some of the butter then flip over. Pinch the bottom seam and the ends, tucking them under and gently shaping into a loaf. As Dutch ovens are known for their ability to retain heat, very few temperature fluctuations will occur throughout baking. Put the oats in the bowl of a stand mixer and pour over the boiling water. This week I'm integrating whole wheat into my unbleached flour. My friend just got a nice red mixer for Christmas and she said her husband does the same thing to her but she uses it for even small things also. The Spring Oven does what no other Ovenware pot can. Lena Durante from San Francisco Bay Area on May 15, 2017: Bread baking is such an awesome skill, but it does require an investment while you learn what texture to look for in your dough, how long to let it rise, etc. Cover … I cut the sugar in half when making bread for sandwiches and toast. Kitchen Aid with dough hook. It's very helpful. kebeco from Pacific Northwest on January 06, 2013: Thank you very much for this! Using the Cuisinart steam oven, you can prepare everything from tender roast chicken to loaves of crusty bread. The water (and heated milk mixture) should be lukewarm when added so it doesn't kill the yeast. 5 years ago Our recipe uses three types of flours to get that perfect artisan bread flavor and texture, and it’s a Greek yogurt bread … It is messy and time-consuming when done by hand, and some people lack the manual strength for it. We just baked our first loaves of bread using the steam feature and it is great! Can anyone tell me if i would need to adjust rising / baking time if i wanted to substitute whole wheat flour for the white flour? That's about it. Followed these amazing step by step instructions last week and the results were perfect! You can see that the one on the left achieved a better oven spring, because of the steam in the Dutch oven, the gas bubbles expanded more freely resulting in an open crumb structure. This is not the case for your mixer! Please let me know how it goes :), 6 years ago @ barryvabeach - Sadly, kitchenaid doesn't give much advice. I really enjoy the process of making my own bread. To prepare the bread pan, all we need to do is make sure that the inside of the pan is coated in butter so the bread will not stick after it is cooked. moonlake from America on February 05, 2012: This is a great hub. Dissolve the yeast in the 1.5 cups of warm water in the warmed bowl, whisking a bit with a fork or small whisk to help it along. Mix the dough (10 minutes). In this step we simply want to separate the dough into 2 equal sections. If the bread is placed on a rack too high in the oven, the top will burn before the inside has a chance to bake. I just store the bread in freezer-weight zipper bags with good results. Spray the oven once the bread is loaded, and then again about 5 minutes into the bake. From all the above comments this sounds like something that I can handle. I recommend placing the rack on one of the lower settings. Steam ovens are a great choice for people looking to prepare quick and healthy meals and side dishes. I love baking, travel, reading, geeky tech gadgets, and writing. I've had such a mixer—one of their smaller models, a KSM90—for over twenty years and have used it for everything from making angel food cake to mashed potatoes. SCC2489DS Sharp 24" Built In Single Wall Oven with Convection and Super Steam - Stainless Steel …forget, the SuperSteam+ Superheated Steam and Convection Built-In Wall Oven is also a powerful convection oven with even heating for superior baking. It bakes beautifully - I cornbread and cornbread muffins a lot! 1 1/2 tablespoons of yeast. on Introduction, Good luck! I use my KitchenAid for baking bread, too. That's three ovens in one! I added Italian Seasoning and Roasted Garlic; it made 12 beautiful dinner rolls and a perfect loaf of bread, which I thinly sliced when just cool with a long and sharp knife! This would be terrible without the oil, I believe unless you substituted some other type of fat. You have to do this without pulling the rack out because you want the steam to stay in the oven, so be careful. It all starts with bread baking in a Dutch oven (lidded pot), the perfect vessel for making artisan-style loaves. My kitchen didn't take as long to knead though. To tell if the bread is done, is by the crust. Mary Wickison from Brazil on February 06, 2012: I love homemade bread. SilkThimble (author) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 05, 2012: Thanks for the kind words! So soft its just great. Place each in a greased 8.5" x 4.5" x 2.5" loaf pan with the seam on the bottom. Thanks again! My husband use to get after me because I put everything in my mixer even small amounts to me it was easier than pulling out the hand mixer. I didn't have my glasses on the first time I made this and I thought it called for vinegar. 1/4 cup olive oil. Preheat the pot, put in the dough, bake with the lid on for 15 minutes, then remove the lid. that I could use the KA to do the hard work. This has lead to the popularity of bread machines that only require you to add the ingredients and push a button. Going to try tomorrow. It's great for pizzas and quick snacks like chicken fingers and french fries. on Introduction. The oven user guide says "Use 'Steam Bake' when baking bread, fish, roasts, add water to tray and press 'steam bake'." Using the mixer is a huge time-saver, and you've done a great job spelling out the steps for a novice baker... as well as inspired me to get back on the bread-baking train, myself! rapid rising or what? Now we let this sit for approximately 3-5 minutes, until the yeast starts to foam as shown in the picture. 9. 20 mins at 350? 10 minutes before loading your dough, boil water, pour over the towels in your rectangular baking … It never came to a big clump around the dough hook. 5 years ago Bake, roast and steam foods, all in one machine. Didn't hold together well. Keeping all the steam inside the vessel allows your home oven to run at high temperatures without being affected by the cooling effect of steam. Hope that you enjoy my hubs as well! The steam that's created inside the pot miraculously transforms the dough, ensuring the bread's crust will shatter into delicate shards with each bite. This method takes out the hand-kneading part of baking bread, which is often the stumbling block. Bookmarked, voted up and everything else. Frankly I wasn't feeling too optimistic about the results (using a *machine* to make bread?!! I live alone so I freeze one loaf while and eat the other. Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce > Soy-Glazed Black Cod > Roasted Chicken with Warm Bread Salad > Good looking bread. It came out perfect. Try the SAF Red Instant Yeast. Baking Bread with Steam Fill a cast iron skillet with lava rocks. This is a great recipe. Thanks So Much! Tasted good. Lava rocks absorb heat and steam … When the bread is done, remove the pan from the stove and place the bread on a cooling rack. We will need the dough hook that is made for the KitchenAid. A little crumbly and not as fluffy, but it was delicious. You should bake the loaf for 30-35 minutes. Nice Hub! I have made this recipe 3x since March when I purchased my latest KitchenAid. Making crispy, crusty, golden loaves of bread at home has never been easier. I love to know how robust a machine like your Kitchenaid mixer is. Your photos are very well done and useful. I don't think this is going to be pretty. After the KitchenAid has been mixing our dough for approximately 7-10 minutes, it should have a nice think consistency. Transfer kneaded dough to a large, lightly oiled bowl, and roll to coat with oil. Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes until a rich golden brown. If its still very pale, you need to give it a few more minutes. 2 cups warm water. Thank you! Swirl it around a bit and then dump out. Once the flour and water have been mixed to a somewhat dough, you can turn the KitchenAid up to a higher speed to kneed the dough. We will see?? Drew Waisman from Austin, Texas on June 18, 2014: I have made this bread 5 times now, and it comes out perfect every time. Very fluffy. Often I see out of focus photos put up here. It is however way too sweet for a regular bread. Tami Rogers from Seattle, Washington on March 23, 2015: Definitely trying this one and following you! I purchased a KA mixer years a couple of years ago and use it mostly for baking, but was thinking the other night about biting the bullet and making bread again, simply because nothing beats homemade bread, when it suddenly dawned on me (doh!) IT is a self steaming vessel that can create the ideal environment for bread baking. Boiling water in an oven to proof a batch of dough is only necessary If your oven doesn’t come with a bread proof setting. We are going to add 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 cup of olive oil, and 5-5 1/2 cups of flour. Remove the tray from the oven and using a serrated knife cut three slits across the top of each loaf, brush with egg wash and return to the oven. Turn into a greased bowl (I use butter; use your preferred option). Thanks for the nice informative hub ! I usually use the recipes that are in the small cookbook that came with the mixer as they're the right size, but you can use any comparable bread recipe that calls for a similar amount of flour. OK I'm in the process of it rising now. Here are the basic steps for baking bread in a Dutch oven. Lightly sprinkle your work surface with flour—you should need less than 1/4 cup total. 2/3 cup sugar. Once a cooking setup function is complete, the Start key will light up. It's rising now and I can't wait to taste it. I'm new to bread making and using a kitchen aid, so I was so happy to find this guide. Place the three ingredients in a bowl and stir for a few seconds, we want to make sure that the ingredients have been lightly mixed together. I have a navy blue mixer about 20 years old. These easy recipes will get you started. Unfortunately, this method doesn’t offer much moisture, and the effects on the bread are minimal. Next, I will be trying it as sandwich rolls. great oven spring, super crispy crust! A. But if your bread isn't rising very well and the yeast is more than 2 years old, get a new supply—it can make a big difference! If you think it needs more time than that, it would be a good idea to check the bread every 5 minutes after the 30 minute time. Hard to know where to start as I use my oven everyday for all sorts of things!! The best way to produce steam inside a lidded pot? There is nothing to compare with it. this bread recipe is the best I've done yet, wow wow wow. Now the bread needs to rise. My husband said our grandson should have memories of his maw maw baking cookies, pies and cakes. I use plastic wrap to cover the bowl, but tea towels are also popular. I was OK right up to the mixing part. I make casseroles, sheet tray dinners and larger dinner items like a whole chicken. Drives me crazy. KichenAid is pretty useful. Reply Share it with us! I like your idea on baking bread, but I'd rather make my bread by hand. You can use the second half in another bread pan, or place it in a ziplock bag and freeze it for later use. My family and I love this bread recipe and would like to start using it instead of buying store bread. One packet of yeast equals 2 1/4" teaspoons. I buy my yeast in bulk from King Arthur Flour. Boiling temperature water is put on the lowest rack of the oven while the dough is put on an higher rack, the oven temperature is then set and the dough is left to proof for a few minutes. oooh. I screwed with it so much that what I have trying to rise is nothing like the original receipe. This bread makes great toast, and I keep meaning to try it with tea sandwiches. Attach the bowl and the dough hook to the mixer, making sure you lock the head in place. 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