Hot, fresh bread is a treat like none other. There are two different ways you can produce your own homemade bread. You can make it by hand from scratch or you can make it using a bread making machine that does most of the work for you. Bread machines are incredibly simple to operate. There is a third option for those with a bit of a time crunch. You can elect to make quick bread recipes that are fast and easy to make, and freeze very well too. Included with this article is a great bread making, biscuit recipe.
Making homemade bread all starts with a bread making recipe. It might be scone recipes for brunch, breakfast or an afternoon tea. It might even be roll recipes. You should choose a bread that you enjoy eating. The easiest types of bread to make are made with bread making machine recipes. You will be amazed at the simplicity it offers. You first need a machine for making and baking bread. Buy the type of machine that does everything for you. A good choice would be the Panasonic SD YD250 automatic bread maker. You simply buy a box of bread mix, add the necessary ingredients into the machine and then walk away. The machine will mix and knead it for you!
Easy Homemade Biscuit Recipe
If you want to skip out on the bread maker and make bread from scratch, then you will want to start with a simple biscuit recipe. Biscuits are amazingly simple to make once you assemble the necessary ingredients.
You will need
- 2 Cups All Purpose White Flour
- ¼ Cup of Shortening
- 2 Teaspoons Baking Soda (Bicarbonate of Soda)
- 2 Tablespoons Baking Powder
Take two cups of flour and add it to the bowl, along with two tablespoons of baking powder, two teaspoons of baking soda and quarter cup of shortening. Your next step is to mix until it resembles cornmeal. Add just enough milk to make it into semi-firm dough. Turn it out onto a floured rolling surface and press into one inch squares.
The biscuits will need to be cut out and then placed on a baking sheet. Take a bowl of melted butter and lightly brush the tops. The biscuits will then go into a 350 degree oven for around twenty minutes or until they are fully risen and golden brown. Take from the oven, enjoy them hot, and with a bit of butter spread between.
Once you master the biscuit recipes, your next task will be bread. Before you know it, you will be a bread making master!