It is messy and time-consuming when done by hand, and some people lack the manual strength for it. : ) But that's ok because I don't mind. We bought a Kitchenaid 30 inch steam assist and convection oven last month. When you put your bread in, pour about a half cup of water onto the sheet pan. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Still on the subject of roast dinners, a proper traditional roast with vegetables is easily prepared in the steam oven,… One section is enough for one loaf of bread. - a final note: If you want to use the dough for rolls, what I have found works is cooking the rolls for 10-15 minutes (depending on size of roll). Didn't hold together well. It never came to a big clump around the dough hook. A digital thermometer is your best friend at this stage, although not absolutely required. on Introduction, Good luck! It doesn't say what that means, other than add water to the tray. Continue at this speed, adding the rest of the flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until the dough clings to the hook and clears the sides of the bowl. I just made this recipe using my brand new KitchenAid Professional stand mixer. 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. Enjoy! Attach the bowl and the dough hook to the mixer, making sure you lock the head in place. I am going to show you how to make your own delicious homemade bread using a kitchenAid! Add the rest of the ingredients, fit the bowl under the mixer with dough hook … Bev G from Wales, UK on January 07, 2013: Looks delicious! Hard to know where to start as I use my oven everyday for all sorts of things!! Put the oats in the bowl of a stand mixer and pour over the boiling water. If you are using a baking stone, place it in the oven on rack position 1 before beginning the cycle. Stir to finish dissolving the salt and sugar. The upper limits of recipe size are noted in the instruction manual. These easy recipes will get you started. Besides offering time saving benefits, today's steam ovens are also a great alternative to microwave cooking. Roll and shape each half into a rectangle about 9" x 14". Try the SAF Red Instant Yeast. This is my new GoTo bread recipe! The bread in the photo looks very delicious. Voted useful and up! Now that the dough has risen, and the oven is preheated and ready to go, all we need to do is place the bread pan into the oven. Good looking bread. What could I have done wrong for it not to form a nice smooth ball around the dough hook?? I tried baking bread back in the early 70's as well as rolls but I always killed the yeast. Punch down the dough and divide in half using a dough cutter or bench scraper. great oven spring, super crispy crust! The author says "You can use the second half in another bread pan, or place it in a ziplock bag and freeze it for later use" right at the point of it coming out of the Kitchen Aid, so I believe you freeze as dough, probably thaw in the fridge and then let it rise. Often kitchen appliances are bought and never used. Attikos from East Cackalacky on February 05, 2012: Well done, Silk Thimble! Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes until a rich golden brown. Nice Hub! As I was writing to another fellow member a couple of minutes ago, we'd all be better off with some time put into our daily bread. I cut the sugar in half when making bread for sandwiches and toast. Would use entire amt if making a sweet bread dough. The oven user guide says "Use 'Steam Bake' when baking bread, fish, roasts, add water to tray and press 'steam bake'." I use my KitchenAid for baking bread, too. In this step we simply want to separate the dough into 2 equal sections. It's great for pizzas and quick snacks like chicken fingers and french fries. Thank you again. 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. Reply You should bake the loaf for 30-35 minutes. I like your idea on baking bread, but I'd rather make my bread by hand. Turn out from the pans right away and cool on wire racks. One packet of yeast equals 2 1/4" teaspoons. 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!) on Introduction. Followed these amazing step by step instructions last week and the results were perfect! 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. Pretty much any dip or appetizer works great! 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! It's good for several years if you don't use it up before then. 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. 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. Set to Bread at 400˚F for 30 minutes to bake the loaves, rotating the tray halfway through. Share it with us! I don't think this is going to be pretty. This method takes out the hand-kneading part of baking bread, which is often the stumbling block. Cover and let rise in a warm place free of drafts until doubled, about an hour. My husband said our grandson should have memories of his maw maw baking cookies, pies and cakes. IT is a self steaming vessel that can create the ideal environment for bread baking. (there wasn't olive oil in it.) Here are the basic steps for baking bread in a Dutch oven. I hope it works out great for you. Add the lukewarm milk mixture and 4.5 cups of the flour. Page 19: Auto Steam Settings Baking times may be slightly less than with standard baking. Spray the oven once the bread is loaded, and then again about 5 minutes into the bake. I'm by no means an experienced baker, but this was easy to make and the texture turned out well. That's about it. It will be slightly sticky to touch. 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. Thank you. moonlake from America on February 05, 2012: This is a great hub. 1/4 cup olive oil. (See photo). We are going to add 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 cup of olive oil, and 5-5 1/2 cups of flour. Bookmarked, voted up and everything else. I make casseroles, sheet tray dinners and larger dinner items like a whole chicken. There is no vinegar. If using the stovetop, heat over low heat until the butter melts and the salt and sugar dissolve. Now we will place the proofed yeast into the KitchenAid. I use plastic wrap to cover the bowl, but tea towels are also popular. Unfortunately, this method doesn’t offer much moisture, and the effects on the bread are minimal. Everything I have read says to freeze after the first rise; however, this recipe only has one rise. When the bread is done, remove the pan from the stove and place the bread on a cooling rack. Very fluffy. 1 tablespoon wheat germ (optional) Ask Question. The current Kitchenaid models require a water line, instead of the reservoir in older models. I buy my yeast in bulk from King Arthur Flour. That's three ovens in one! Transfer kneaded dough to a large, lightly oiled bowl, and roll to coat with oil. Just make sure it is not self-rising. The bread on the left was baked with a Dutch oven, and the one on the right was baked using the pizza stone and metal bowl method. 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. My daughter says it was delicious!! Next, I will be trying it as sandwich rolls. 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? It is however way too sweet for a regular bread. You can use the second half in another bread pan, or  place it in a ziplock bag and freeze it for later use. My kitchen didn't take as long to knead though. Thanks for the nice informative hub ! @ barryvabeach - Sadly, kitchenaid doesn't give much advice. 20 mins at 350? OK I'm in the process of it rising now. Looked nothing like the picks. , but now that I've read/viewed your very helpful instructions I'm feeling much more positive and in fact will be making the bread today. A thermometer is a great idea. I love how the pictures show what it should look like each step of the way! A perfect Tuscan Loaf for making Grilled Fontina Sandwiches to with Tomato Basil Soup. Most recipes call for longer or use higher temps. However, I think my husband has an ulterior motive......desserts for him. My husband bought me a KitchenAide mixer when our grandson was born. 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. I love to know how robust a machine like your Kitchenaid mixer is. 1 teaspoon salt. 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! 5-5 1/2 cups white flour. Using a stand mixture shortens the process and really reduces clean-up time. There is nothing to compare with it. I live alone so I freeze one loaf while and eat the other. Also, would i need to adjust the wet ingredients? KitchenAid Cooking - Slide-In Steam Rack . You have to do this without pulling the rack out because you want the steam to stay in the oven, so be careful. Often I see out of focus photos put up here. It came out perfect. 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. It's rising now and I can't wait to taste it. So soft its just great. We will need 2 cups of warm water, 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of yeast, and 2/3 cup of sugar. I also like to add 2 tablespoons of wheat germ to add flavor, but it is not necessary. I have made this recipe 3x since March when I purchased my latest KitchenAid. Turn into a greased bowl (I use butter; use your preferred option). My family and I love this bread recipe and would like to start using it instead of buying store bread. Once a cooking setup function is complete, the Start key will light up. The first thing we want to do is proof our yeast. I recommend placing the rack on one of the lower settings. Going to try tomorrow. So thats when I screwed it up. Tami Rogers from Seattle, Washington on March 23, 2015: Definitely trying this one and following you! Now we let this sit for approximately 3-5 minutes, until the yeast starts to foam as shown in the picture. We used the autosteam feature, which will inject steam into the oven in the last ten minutes of preheating … Swirl it around a bit and then dump out. The butter will not be completely melted but there will be enough residual heat to complete the job while the liquid cools. I used 2 packets of red star active. Avoid terry cloth towels as they tend to leave behind bits of lint on the dough. Tasted good. Thank you for posting this--will gibe it a go right....now! 5 years ago Place each in a greased 8.5" x 4.5" x 2.5" loaf pan with the seam on the bottom. I love baking, travel, reading, geeky tech gadgets, and writing. 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? A. Mix at the lowest speed (the first position the speed lever clicks to) for 2 minutes. Knead at this same speed for another 3 to 5 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic. Made bread when I first got it but haven't lately and should....SOCIALLY SHARED. 2. I just store the bread in freezer-weight zipper bags with good results. rapid rising or what? 5 years ago Drives me crazy. Thank you! 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. I might substitute 1/4 the cup of water for 1/4 cup of vinegar and add the olive oil. Steam ovens are a great choice for people looking to prepare quick and healthy meals and side dishes. A little crumbly and not as fluffy, but it was delicious. Combine the milk, sugar, salt, and butter in either a small saucepan or medium-size microwaveable container. Pinch the bottom seam and the ends, tucking them under and gently shaping into a loaf. 9. Thanks again! 8. Form the proofed dough gently into a round loaf and place on the solid convection steam oven pan lined with a sheet of parchment paper that has been dusted with flour. 8 months ago. Preheat the pot, put in the dough, bake with the lid on for 15 minutes, then remove the lid. This is my first go at it with correct ingredients. The best way to store it is in the freezer in an airtight container (they sell appropriate containers at King Arthur). For other bread baking, use rack position 1 or 2. Thanks So Much! I prefer unbleached all-purpose flour—usually King Arthur or Gold Medal—but use your favorite variety. Baking Bread with Steam Fill a cast iron skillet with lava rocks. Tip: If you tap the bottom of each loaf, it should sound hollow that signals it is done. This would be terrible without the oil, I believe unless you substituted some other type of fat. 9. We just baked our first loaves of bread using the steam feature and it is great! Using the Cuisinart steam oven, you can prepare everything from tender roast chicken to loaves of crusty bread. From Sarah Hernandez on July 22nd, 2015 Just got the KitchenAid mixer for X-Mas. 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. It makes two standard-size loaves. Warm the mixing bowl with a cup or two of hot tap water. 2 cups warm water. Using a stand mixture shortens the process and really reduces clean-up time. I've been baking bread for decades, and I don't feel I really took control of the process until I started using a thermometer. The oven needs to preheat to 350 Degrees. There's nothing quite like homemade bread, but a lot of people are intimidated by the process of actually making it. Good Heavens!) Love it. 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. This has lead to the popularity of bread machines that only require you to add the ingredients and push a button. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and allow to proof again for 30 to 45 minutes. It turned out fantastic! Silk Thimble thank you so much for this recipe. Set to Steam at 100˚F for 25 minutes to proof. what kind of yeast? 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! Hope that you enjoy my hubs as well! I use my 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup in the microwave. 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. 10-20 minutes before loading your bread boil water, pour over the towels in your rectangular baking … All that we need to do is place a kitchen towel over the bread pan so that the bread doesn't dry out, and place it in a warm place for  20-30 min to allow it to rise. If you want to be really persnickety, you can use a digital kitchen scale to make sure you've divided the dough evenly. I started thinking maybe it needs more flour then maybe more water. Your photos are very well done and useful. Frankly I wasn't feeling too optimistic about the results (using a *machine* to make bread?!! Lava rocks absorb heat and steam … 10 minutes before loading your dough, boil water, pour over the towels in your rectangular baking … 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 second time I made it I forgot the vinegar (again no olive oil). Kitchen Aid with dough hook. 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. Since the liquids should be just above body temperature, they should feel just barely warm. I have a navy blue mixer about 20 years old. Drew Waisman from Austin, Texas on June 18, 2014: I have made this bread 5 times now, and it comes out perfect every time. 1 1/2 tablespoons of yeast. Lightly sprinkle your work surface with flour—you should need less than 1/4 cup total. Now, the new Sharp SuperSteam+IoT Steam and Convection Wall Oven features Steam Bake for superior bread, and … 5 years ago SilkThimble (author) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 05, 2012: Thanks for the kind words! Fold in thirds along the long edge, brushing off any excess flour. 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. KichenAid is pretty useful. I used 3 cups whole wheat flour and 2 cups white....two types of buns, very yummy! While the KitchenAid is doing it's work, we want to get the bread pan ready. If its still very pale, you need to give it a few more minutes. Mix the dough (10 minutes). I really enjoy the process of making my own bread. Cover and let rise in a warm spot away from drafts until doubled, about an hour. Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce > Soy-Glazed Black Cod > Roasted Chicken with Warm Bread Salad > Use a whisk to make sure they are mixed well. This week I'm integrating whole wheat into my unbleached flour. I haven't got a KA :( so all done by hand. Method 1. Hoping to get some positive results tomorrow. The water (and heated milk mixture) should be lukewarm when added so it doesn't kill the yeast. It should be dry, very firm, and a nice golden brown color. It is messy and time-consuming when done by hand, and some people lack the manual strength for it. But my favorite use is for baking bread. Did you make this project? on Introduction. mr-veg from Colorado United States on January 07, 2013: Just stumbled across this hub and Wow, never knew baking bread would be that easy ! I've been making bread "by hand" for years, but lately my carpal tunnel just makes it impossible. Love the step by step pictures with the directions. To tell if the bread is done, is by the crust. It's very helpful. Bake, roast and steam foods, all in one machine. It all starts with bread baking in a Dutch oven (lidded pot), the perfect vessel for making artisan-style loaves. We will need the dough hook that is made for the KitchenAid. 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. 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. Our recipe uses three types of flours to get that perfect artisan bread flavor and texture, and it’s a Greek yogurt bread … But I haven't tried it, that is just how it's stated. I started on speed 1 until it was a dough, then 2 for about 5 minutes. I didn't have my glasses on the first time I made this and I thought it called for vinegar. Sure tasted good. Turn (spin) the dough slightly to transfer some of the butter then flip over. 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. The Spring Oven does what no other Ovenware pot can. 2 packages active dry yeast OR 4.5 teaspoons bulk active dry yeast. Page 20: Manual Steam 8. Here's a recipe for basic white bread that I use all the time. Nicely written and illustrated! I made rolls last night and put the dough in a greased muffin tins. Mary Wickison from Brazil on February 06, 2012: I love homemade bread. Now the bread needs to rise. This is not the case for your mixer! 2/3 cup sugar. (See photo). Please let me know how it goes :), 6 years ago This is a great recipe. that I could use the KA to do the hard work. 2 cups warm water 1 1/2 tablespoons of yeast 2/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup olive oil 5-5 1/2 cups white flour 1 tablespoon wheat germ (optional). Cover … Leave to stand for 15 minutes. It bakes beautifully - I cornbread and cornbread muffins a lot! This method takes out the hand-kneading part of baking bread, which is often the stumbling block. Cinnamon Swirl Rounds (12 rolls in a 13" x 9" x 2" [33 cm x 22.9 cm x 5 cm] pan) Recipe: Bake Auto Steam Breads *Yeast bread recipes are from the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Instructions and Recipes, 2001, 9706634 Rev. I'm new to bread making and using a kitchen aid, so I was so happy to find this guide. Making crispy, crusty, golden loaves of bread at home has never been easier. 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. After the KitchenAid has been mixing our dough for approximately 7-10 minutes, it should have a nice think consistency. Roll tightly starting from a short end. Reply The best way to produce steam inside a lidded pot? The Finance Hub from Portland, Oregon on February 06, 2012: Great hub. When you have it, you realize just how bad store bought bread can be. I thought we had to make positive comments here. 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. 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. This bread makes great toast, and I keep meaning to try it with tea sandwiches. on Step 7, Sad looking dough in that bread pan and in the oven doesn't appear to have risen at all...This is terrible advice for a newcomer. Once the dough is getting close to the top of the bread pan, we want to get the oven ready. We will see?? oooh. As Dutch ovens are known for their ability to retain heat, very few temperature fluctuations will occur throughout baking. The easiest way to add steam to your bread is to trap it—which is why a Dutch oven can be convenient and useful. In this article we'll talk about the benefits of cooking with steam and give you our tops brands to consider in 2020. Place into the … Thank you so much! If using the microwave, heat on high for about 60-90 seconds. So far I have attempted 4 different ways but all have ended up turning out hard. From all the above comments this sounds like something that I can handle. kebeco from Pacific Northwest on January 06, 2013: Thank you very much for this! I screwed with it so much that what I have trying to rise is nothing like the original receipe. I usually set the timer for 20 minutes and rub butter over the top and then finish baking it for the final 10 mins. Kitchen Aid with dough hook. this bread recipe is the best I've done yet, wow wow wow. I was OK right up to the mixing part. But there is a method that is in between the traditional, fully-manual method and the hands-off approach that uses a multi-purpose appliance you might already have: a KitchenAid stand mixer. Could have swore it!
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