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Oster 5834 User Manual & Bread Recipes

Oster 5834: user manual.
User Manual &
Bread Recipes
2 lb. EXPRESSBAKE™
Breadmaker

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    User Manual & Bread Recipes 2 lb. EXPRESSBAKE™ Breadmaker...

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    Important Safeguards When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed including the following: Read all instructions, product labels and warnings before using the breadmaker. Do not touch hot surfaces. Always use oven mitts when handling hot materials, and allow metal parts to cool before cleaning. Allow the breadmaker to cool thoroughly before putting in or taking off parts.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: Getting Started ....2 Chapter 2: Let’s Bake Bread ....4 Chapter 3: Overview of Breadmaker Features .

  • Page 4: Chapter 1: Getting Started

    Getting Started Place the breadmaker on a counter where the plug will reach an outlet. DO NOT yet plug the machine into the wall outlet. You will be shown later when to do this. Make sure you can open the breadmaker top without hitting the top of kitchen cabinets.

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    Attach the kneading blade to the baking pan, as shown. You will find the kneading blade in a small plastic wrap attached to the power cord. Set the pan aside. Do not yet place the pan into the breadmaker. You’re ready to start!

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    Let’s Bake Bread The simplest way to learn how to bake bread is to follow a basic recipe. The following recipe is easy and the bread is delicious. Before you begin • Make sure you have the following measuring equipment: —...

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    Measuring THE most important secret of making bread. Exact measurements. That’s the key to successfully baking bread. Exact measurements. With wet ingredients, use ONLY measuring cups with the cups/ ounces marked clearly on the side. After filling the measuring cup, place it on a flat surface and view it at eye level to make sure the amount of liquid is exact.

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    Temperatures too cool or too high can affect the way the bread rises and bakes. Last, it’s a good idea to start with all new, fresh ingredients (especially fresh flour and yeast). Now, let’s try a simple (but really good) recipe.

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    Traditional White Bread 2 lb. loaf 1 + 1/3 cups water 4 teaspoons softened butter or margarine 4 cups bread flour 2 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons dry milk Carefully measure 1 and 1/3 cups water. Remember, use water that is room temperature.

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    This takes care of all of the liquid ingredients for the recipe. Next come the dry ingredients. Measure 4 cups of bread flour. Make sure not to “overpack” the flour into the cup. To avoid over packing, a good trick is to fill the measuring cup to overflowing, then tap the side of the cup with a knife or spatula to remove air pockets.

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    Carefully snap the baking pan into the breadmaker. Close the lid of the bread machine and plug the power cord into the wall outlet. The following things will happen. The machine will “beep,” and the lights of the display will turn on. The time setting will say “3:00”...

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    Press the “Start/Stop” button and your machine will start making bread. You will hear the breadmaker begin to mix the ingredients. Important: Do NOT press the “Start/Stop” button while the breadmaker is making bread. If you do, the machine will turn off and you will need to start over again, from scratch.

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    After the bread is baked Caution: Do not put your face near the lid when you open the breadmaker. Hot steam may escape that could burn you. Important: The breadmaker has an automatic “keep warm” setting that will keep your bread warm for up to one hour.

  • Page 14: Chapter 3: Overview Of Breadmaker Features

    Overview of Breadmaker Features Select button Press this button to select the kind of bread you want to make. Each time you press the button you will hear a beep, and the number of the bread setting will appear on the display. For example: Basic is 1, Whole Wheat is 2, French is 3, etc.

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    Crust Color button The Crust Color button allows you to choose how light or dark to make the crust of the bread. Each time you press the Crust Color button the display will change as follows: L-Light= P-Medium= P H-Dark= In addition, the display will show the cycle number before the crust color setting.

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    Start/Stop button Press this button to start and stop your breadmaker. Important: Do not press “Stop” when making bread because this will cancel the entire cycle and you will need to start from scratch. Breadmaker Settings Your breadmaker can bake almost any kind of bread. We provide recipes that clearly show you which setting you should use.

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    Sweet The sweet setting is for baking breads with high amounts of sugar, fats, and proteins, all of which tend to increase browning. EXPRESSBAKE™ (58 minutes) Use this setting to for baking bread in under one hour. (please see page 16). EXPRESSBAKE™...

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    EXPRESSBAKE™: Making Bread in Under 1 Hour ® Your Oster breadmaker can bake great bread in under one hour. This is called the “EXPRESSBAKE™” setting. Loaves baked on the EXPRESSBAKE™ setting are a little different than loaves not baked on EXPRESSBAKE™ settings. Try all the different settings to see which one you prefer.

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    • The other setting is for baking loaves in 1 hour 20 minutes. The loaves baked with this setting are a little taller and more airy than the 58 minute breads. There are a few things you should know about the EXPRESSBAKE™...

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    20 minutes with the cover open. — YOU CAN use standard bread mixes for EXPRESSBAKE™ setting breads, but the results may not be as good as the results when using your Oster this book. EXPRESSBAKE™ Setting Tips and Hints...

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    — You may need a cooking thermometer to measure the temperature of the water you use in these recipes. You should only use hot water (between 115° and 125° F) for EXPRESSBAKE™ setting recipes. Although baking EXPRESSBAKE™ setting breads is a little different, the results and convenience are well worth it.

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    Use a cooking thermometer to make sure the temperature of the water is between 115°–125° F. When the water is at the proper temperature, pour into the baking pan. Carefully measure and add 2 tablespoons oil that is at room temperature. Carefully measure and add the salt, sugar, and dry milk to the baking pan.

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    Repeatedly press the Select button until the display reads 5:P. Press the “Start/Stop” button and your machine will start making bread. Caution: Do NOT raise the lid when using the EXPRESSBAKE™ setting. Doing so can affect the rising of the dough. The breadmaker is very hot, right from the beginning of the cycle.

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    Use pot holders or oven mitts to carefully lift the pan by its handle from the breadmaker. Turn the pan upside down onto a cooling rack and gently shake it until the bread comes out. If it sticks, take a rubber spatula, (metal can damage the pan’s surface), and carefully go around the sides of the loaf until the bread comes out.

  • Page 25: Chapter 5: Using The Delay Timer

    Using the Delay Timer You can delay the time your breadmaker starts to have fresh bread ready when you get up in the morning or when you come from work. We recommend that before you use the Delay Timer, you try out a few recipes.

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    To use the Delay Timer: Figure out how many hours and minutes there are between now and when you want final, baked bread. For example, if it is 8:00 AM and you want bread ready for dinner at 6:00 PM, that is 10 hours. Use the “Timer Up”...

  • Page 27: Tips And Hints

    Tips and Hints Experienced cooks consider breadmaking to be as much of an art as a science. Keep in mind that some recipes may require a little experimentation before they are exactly the way you want them. Just don’t give up. Still, there are special hints to ensuring quality bread almost every time.

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    depending on the area of the country in which you live. We recommend using fresh bread flour. • Yeast. Fresh yeast is probably the most important ingredient in baking bread. If the yeast is not fresh, your bread may not rise. It is better to buy new yeast than to take a chance on yeast that has been stored for a long time.

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    If the doughball is too wet During the second kneading cycle, check the consistency of the doughball. If the doughball appears sticky or wet, like pancake batter, sprinkle in flour, a tablespoon at a time, until the doughball appears smooth, round, and dry and circles nicely in the pan.

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    If the bread rises too high • reduce the amount of yeast. For each teaspoon of yeast, try reducing the yeast by 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon. • reduce the amount of sugar. For each tablespoon of sugar, reduce the amount by 1 to 2 teaspoons.

  • Page 31: Measurement Equivalency Chart

    Measurement Equivalency Chart Getting Started The following chart will help you convert measurements used in the recipes. For example: 1/2 tablespoon = 1 + 1/2 teaspoons Fluid Ounce(s) Cup(s) Tablespoon(s) Teaspoon(s) 1 and 1/2...

  • Page 32: Taking Care Of Your Bread Machine

    Taking Care of Your Bread Machine Caution: Do not put the breadmaker in water or in a dishwasher. Do not use benzene, scrubbing brushes, or chemical cleaners as these will damage the machine. Use only a mild, non-abrasive cleaner to clean the breadmaker.

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    Cleaning the baking pan and kneading blade Wipe the baking pan and kneading blade with a damp cloth and dry completely. DO NOT wash the pan or parts in the dishwasher. This will damage the finish of the pan and the other parts. Caring for your breadmaker Keep your breadmaker clean at all times.

  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Getting Started Getting Started If you experience difficulties when operating the breadmaker, review the troubleshooting information in this section to find a solution. If you are unable to find a solution, please call our Consumer Relations Department at 1(800)526-2832. If you have a power outage If the power goes out while you are using your breadmaker, the display will go blank.

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    Understanding Display Information ® Your Oster Breadmaker is designed to give you information on temperature problems that may occur. The following chart shows you how to correct problems that may occur from time to time. Display Problem The display does not light up.

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    Troubleshooting Breadmaker Problems If the breadmaker does not function as you think it should, review the chart below for some possible solutions. Breadmaker Problem You see smoke or smell a burning odor from the back of the machine. The dough does not mix. Troubleshooting Baking Problems If your bread does not turn out the way you expected or has some characteristic you don’t care for, review the chart below...

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    Baking Problem, continued The bread has a heavy, thick texture. The bread is not baked completely in the center. The bread has a coarse or holey texture. The bread rose too much. The bread did not rise enough. Solution Try using less flour (a teaspoon at a time), or more yeast (1/4 teaspoon at a time).

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    Baking Problem, continued The bread has a floured top. The bread is too brown. The bread is not brown enough. Solution This is usually a result of using too much flour or not enough water. Try using less flour (a teaspoon less at a time), or try using more yeast (1/4 teaspoon less at a time).

  • Page 39: Recipes, Basic

    Recipes Basic Setting Recipes Basic Bread Machine Stages For the basic cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero. To begin: The dough is kneaded for the first time. (10 minutes) At 2:50: The dough begins to rise.

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    Traditional White Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 cup and 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 3/4 teaspoons salt 3 cups bread flour 1 tablespoon dry milk 2 tablespoon sugar 2 3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan.

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    Favorite Potato Bread 2 pound loaf 1 and 1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons butter or margarine (softened) 2 teaspoons salt 4 cups bread flour 4 teaspoons sugar 1/2 cup instant potato flakes 2 and 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan.

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    Press “Select” button to choose the Basic setting. Press the “Crust Color” button to choose light, medium or dark crust. Press the “Start/Stop” button. Caraway - Rye Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 and 1/4 cups water 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, softened 2 and 1/2 cups bread flour 3/4 cup rye flour...

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    Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan. Use your finger to form a well (hole) in the flour where you will pour the yeast. Yeast must NEVER come into contact with a liquid when you are adding ingredients.

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    Cheddar-Chive Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 and 1/4 cup water 3 and 1/4 cups bread flour 1 and 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh or freeze dried chives 2 tablespoons sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients (including sourdough starter) to the bread pan.

  • Page 45: French

    French Setting Recipes French Bread Machine Settings For the French bread cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero. To begin: The dough is kneaded for the first time. (18 minutes) At 3:32: The dough begins to rise.

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    Classic French Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 cup and 2 tablespoons water 2 teaspoons margarine or butter softened 3 and 1/4 cup bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 and 3/4 teaspoons yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan.

  • Page 47: Sweet

    Sweet Setting Recipes Sweet Bread Machine Stages For the sweet bread cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero: At 2:50: The dough is kneaded for the first time. (10 minutes) At 2:40: The dough begins to rise. (5 minutes) At 2:35: The dough is kneaded for the second time.

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    Apple-Spice Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 and 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened 3 and 1/4 cups bread flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons dry milk 1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons apple-pie spice 1 and 1/2 teaspoons yeast Mix-Ins 1/2 cup cut up dried apples Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan.

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    Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan Use your finger to form a well (hole) in the flour where you will pour the yeast. Yeast must NEVER come into contact with a liquid when you are adding ingredients.

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    Old Fashioned Oatmeal Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 cup water 1/4 cup molasses 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened 3 cups bread flour 1/2 cup quick cooking or regular oats 2 tablespoons dry milk 1 and 1/4 teaspoons salt 1 and 3/4 teaspoons yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan.

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    EXPRESSBAKE™ Setting Recipes (58 Minutes) EXPRESSBAKE™ Bread Machine Stages (58 minutes) For the 58 minute EXPRESSBAKE™ cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero: At 0:58: The dough is kneaded. (10 minutes) At 0:48: The dough begins to rise.

  • Page 52: Expressbake™ (58 Minutes)

    White Bread 1.5 pound loaf 1 cup and 2 tablespoons hot water (115°–125° F) 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups bread flour 4 and 1/2 teaspoons Red Star® Quick•Rise™ yeast Important: Carefully measure the hot water and make sure it is between 115°–125°...

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    Important: Carefully measure the hot water and make sure it is between 115°–125° F by using a cooking thermometer. Only use Red Star® Quick•Rise™ yeast. Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan. Use your finger to form a well (hole) in the flour where you will pour the yeast.

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    EXPRESSBAKE™ 80 min. EXPRESSBAKE™ Setting Recipes (80 Minutes) EXPRESSBAKE™ Bread Machine Stages (80 minutes) For the 80 minute EXPRESSBAKE™ cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero: At 1:20: The dough is kneaded. (20 minutes) At 1:00: The dough begins to rise.

  • Page 55: Expressbake™ (80 Minutes)

    Potato Onion Bread 2 pound loaf 2/3 cup hot water (115°–125° F) 3 tablespoons oil 2 large eggs 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 2/3 cup baked, mashed potatoes 3 tablespoons sugar 1 and 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt 4 cups bread flour 2 tablespoons Red Star®...

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    Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan. Use your finger to form a well (hole) in the flour where you will pour the yeast. Yeast must NEVER come into contact with a liquid when you are adding ingredients.

  • Page 57: Whole Wheat

    Whole Wheat Setting Recipes Whole Wheat Bread Machine Stages For the whole wheat bread cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero: At 3:40: The dough is kneaded for the first time. (10 minutes) At 3:30: The dough begins to rise.

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    100% Whole Wheat Bread 2 pound loaf 1 and 2/3 cups water 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons salt 4 and 2/3 cups whole wheat flour 3 teaspoons active dry yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan.

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    Crunchy Wheat and Honey Bread 2 pound loaf 1 and 2/3 cups water 2 teaspoons butter or margarine, softened 1/4 cup honey 2 teaspoons salt 2 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 2 cups bread flour 2/3 cup toasted, slivered almonds 2 teaspoons active dry yeast Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan.

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    Press “Select” button to choose the Whole Wheat setting. Press the “Crust Color” button to choose light, medium or dark crust. Press the “Start/Stop” button. Russian Black Bread (Borodinsky) 1.5 pound loaf 1 cup water 3 tablespoons dark molasses 2 tablespoons margarine or butter, softened 1 and 1/4 cup bread flour 1 cup whole wheat flour...

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    Measure and add liquid ingredients to the bread pan. Measure and add dry ingredients (except yeast) to the bread pan. Use your finger to form a well (hole) in the flour where you will pour the yeast. Yeast must NEVER come into contact with a liquid when you are adding ingredients.

  • Page 62: Dough

    Dough Setting Recipes Dough Machine Stages For the dough cycle you can expect the following things to happen as the timer counts down to zero: At 1:30: The dough is kneaded for the first time. (20 minutes) At 1:10: The dough continues to rise. (20 minutes) At 0:50: The dough is “punched down.”...

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    Note: The pan does not get hot when using the dough setting. Preparing Dough for Baking Lightly sprinkle all-purpose flour onto a pastry mat or board. Using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, remove dough from the bread pan and place on lightly floured surface.

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    Dough swirl. Place rolls 2 to 3 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Cover, let rise and bake as directed. Makes 10 Butterhorns Lightly grease baking sheet and set aside. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 12-inch circle.

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    Bread Pretzel All ingredients at room temperature (70˚ F–80˚ F) 2 cups bread flour 1-1/2 tsp. active dry yeast 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. sugar 7/8 cup water 1 to 2 Tbsp. coarse (Kosher) salt 1 egg, slightly beaten Measure all ingredients into bread pan, except egg and coarse salt. Press “Start/Stop”...

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    Coffee Cake (no Delay Timer) All ingredients at room temperature (70˚ F–80˚ F), except milk 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 2-1/4 cups bread flour 2 tsp. active dry yeast 1 egg yolk 3/4 to 7/8 cup milk 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine Measure all ingredients into bread pan.

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    In a small bowl, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Spread or drizzle glaze on slightly warm coffee cake or sweet rolls. Makes enough to cover 1 coffee cake. Pizza Crust 1.5 pound All ingredients at room temperature (70˚–80˚ F) 1/2 tsp.

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    Pasta Recipes Basic Pasta (no Delay Timer) All ingredients should be at room temperature (70˚–80˚ F) 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup semolina flour 1 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil or vegetable oil 7/8 cup water Measure all ingredients into bread pan. Select Dough setting.

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    Bake Setting Recipes (Jams and Marmalades) Strawberry Jam (no Delay Timer) 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp. powdered low-sugar fruit pectin 1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 2 tsp. lemon juice Combine all ingredients into bread pan. Select Basic setting. Press “Start/Stop.” Allow to mix 5–6 minutes, scraping sides of the pan with rubber spatula.

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    Orange Marmalade (no Delay Timer) 1-1/4 cups sugar 2 Tbsp. powdered low-sugar fruit pectin 3 large oranges 1 lemon With a vegetable peeler, shave off the bright layer of peel from one orange and the lemon; chop finely. Remove and discard remaining white peel from orange and lemon. Peel remaining oranges, and discard peels.

  • Page 71: Glazes

    Glazes After rolls rise, just before baking, gently apply desired glaze with a pastry brush. Bake as directed in the recipe. • For a shiny golden crust, use Egg Glaze or Egg Yolk Glaze. • For a shiny chewy crust, use Egg White Glaze (crust will be lighter in color).

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    Ham and Swiss Spread Mix: 1 package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened 2 Tbsp. finely chopped, fully cooked, smoked ham 1 Tbsp. shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 tsp. prepared mustard Herb-Cream Cheese Spread Mix: 1 container (4 oz) whipped cream cheese 1 tsp.

  • Page 73: Index

    Index 0:00 (display message) ... .33 altitude, effect on baking ..27 Bake setting description .....15 recipes .

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    L:LL (display message) ... .33 measurement conversions ..29 measuring tips ....5, 25 power outage, restarting after a .

  • Page 75: Recipe Index

    Recipe Index Basic Setting ....37 Caraway Rye ... .40 Cheddar-Chive Bread ..42 Favorite Potato Bread .

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    IMITED Sunbeam Products, Inc. warrants to the original purchaser, subject to the limitations and exclusions set forth below, that this product shall be free, in all material respects, of mechanical and electrical defects in material and workmanship from the date of purchase for one year. This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage resulting from any of the following: negligent use or misuse of the product, use on improper voltage or current, use contrary to operating instructions or disassembly, repair or alteration by any person other than an authorized service center.

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    2 lb. EXPRESSBAKE™ Breadmaker P.N. 102817 ©1999 Sunbeam Corporation or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. Oster® is a registered trademark of Sunbeam Corporation or its affiliated companies. Distributed by Sunbeam Products, Inc. Boca Raton, FL 33431...

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