Perfect Bread

Perfect Bread


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About this recipe: This recipe works every time and produces soft, yummy bread. The secret is in adding some bran flakes. This recipe is for a bread making machine, and produces an extra large loaf. I use a basic white bread flour. Shop around for the best bargains.

Mumstheword Sussex, England, UK

Serves: 8 

  • 1 pkt of dried active baking yeast
  • 350g of white bread flour
  • 1 large handful of bran flakes - approx 115g
  • 2 Tbs caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp of cooking salt
  • 120ml of vegetable or sunflower oil
  • 350ml of tepid water

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr5min 

  1. When adding the ingredients into your breadmaker, make sure you add them in the order written for the ingredients. Use your breadmaker instructions for a basic white loaf, extra large.

Editor's Note

This recipe was edited by staff to conform to measures and ingredients that are familiar to UK and Irish cooks.

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Reviews (3)


Excellent recipe - 19 Feb 2011


Very tasty we make it at least twice a week. - 18 Jul 2009


Doesn't come out as a white loaf for me, but really really yummy!! Even the kids eat it! I start it off in the breadmaker then make two smaller loaves with the dough, prove it again, and bake it at 190 for about 20 mins, it's perfect for everything and with everything!! Well worth trying, thanks for posting the recipe :-) - 07 Jul 2013

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