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Basic White Bread

Ingredients

Setting: Basic

Ingredients 1.35kg  1.125kg   900g 
Water 460ml 400ml 330ml
Margarine or butter 4 tbsp 2 ½ tbsp 2 tbsp
Salt 2 ½ tsp 2tsp 2 tsp
White bread flour 5 ½ cups 4 ½ cups 4 cups
Sugar 3 tbsp 2 ½ tbsp 2 tbsp
Dry milk powder 4tbsp 2 ½ tbsp 2 tbsp
Dried active yeast 1 ½ tsp 1 ½ tsp 1 ½ tsp

Directions

Weigh flour and set aside
Next measure (use the correct measuring equipment) the water and margarine/butter into the pan.
Add the salt and the flour, which will create a barrier between the wet ingredients and the yeast.
Add the sugar, dry milk powder and lastly the dry yeast on top.
Place pan into machine
Set the program to basic
Set the size of the loaf 900g, 1.125kg or 1,35kg
Set desired crust colour light, medium of dark
Close the lid and press start
Do not open the lid while bread is baking
When the cycle is finished, the machine will beep and the bread will be ke[pt warn for 1 hour. For best results, remove from the pan immediately and allow to cool on a wire rack for 20-30 minutes before slicing. If sliced straight away, escaping may cause the bread to become soggy.

Chefs tip
Should you wish to have the salter bread add ½ tsp to the recipe, if you wish to decrease salt contents decrease by ½ tsp.
Half of the yeast on the loaf can be removed and replaced with baking powder for a softer texture.