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Panasonic SD-257 Operating Instructions And Recipes

Automatic breadmaker model no. sd-257
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Power supply
230-240 V
Power consumed
505-550 W
(Strong flour for a loaf)
(Strong flour for a dough) max. 600 g min. 250 g
max. 150 g dried fruit/nuts
Capacity of raisin nut dispenser
Digital timer (up to 13 hours)
Dimensions (H  W  D)
approx. 37.0  28.0  33.0 cm
approx. 6.8 kg
Measuring cup, measuring spoon
Panasonic Corporation
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50 Hz
max. 550 g min. 400 g
max. 8 g
min. 0.75 g
Printed in China
Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product.
 Please read these instructions carefully before using this product and save
this manual for future use.
 This product is intended for household use only.
Automatic Breadmaker
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  Summary of Contents for Panasonic SD-257

  • Page 1 Capacity of raisin nut dispenser Timer Digital timer (up to 13 hours) Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product. Dimensions (H  W  D) approx. 37.0  28.0  33.0 cm  Please read these instructions carefully before using this product and save Weight approx.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

      Makes bread with strong — 15–25 min 50 min 5 hours a Panasonic dealer and have it serviced by an brioche ·······································21 RAISIN 1 hr 40 min 2 hr 50 min whole wheat flour or authorised technician. sandwich ····································21 multigrain bread flour.
  • Page 3: Accessories/Parts Identification

    Accessories/Parts Identification Main Unit Control Panel  Operation status Raisin nut dispenser • REST: Displayed during the initial stage or with timer operation when the temperature of the bread pan and ingredients is being regulated The ingredients placed in the raisin nut dispenser will before kneading drop into the bread pan automatically upon selecting •...
  • Page 4: Bread-Making Ingredients

    Bread-making Ingredients Water Main Flours Used in Bread Flour  Use normal tap water. Strong flour is milled from hard wheat and has a high content of protein which is necessary for the development of  Use tepid water if using ‘RAPID’, ‘rye’ or gluten.
  • Page 5: Baking Bread [Bake]

    Baking Bread Turn to P.15-21 for bread recipes Place the ingredients in the bread pan Set the program and start Remove the bread Kneading blade Remove the bread pan Place the measured Select a bread type Press Stop pad and set the kneading ingredients in the bread and remove bread blade...
  • Page 6: Making Dough [Dough]

    Making Dough When adding extra ingredients... (Select when baking bread) Turn to P.24-32 ‘BAKE RAISIN ’ will be displayed for dough recipes (Select when making dough) ‘DOUGH RAISIN ’ will be displayed  To cancel/stop once started (hold for more than 1 second) 1 Put the kneading blade into the bread pan.
  • Page 7: Baking Brioche

    Baking Brioche [When making rich butter flavored brioche or adding extra ingredients...] Yeast ⁄ Yeast ⁄ Strong White Flour 400 g (14 oz) Strong White Flour 400 g (14 oz) Salt 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Sugar ⁄ tbsp Sugar ⁄...
  • Page 8: Baking Cakes

    Baking Cakes Bread Recipes Customer who lives in Australia • Use the recipes from the amount in the table described as ‘OZ’. Turn to P.33 for • To raise bread, use strong high protein flour (Bread flour or Bakers flour). cake recipes •...
  • Page 9 Garlic Herb Bread Curry & Onion Loaf Coconut Bread ‘Basic’-‘Bake’ (4hr) ‘Basic’-‘Bake’ (4hr) ‘Basic’-‘Bake’ (4hr) (OZ) (NZ) (OZ) (NZ) Dry yeast ⁄ ⁄ ⁄ Surebake yeast 2 tsp ⁄ 3 tsp Dry yeast ⁄ ⁄ ⁄ Surebake yeast 2 tsp ⁄...
  • Page 10 [whole wheat] Wholemeal Loaf 75% Wholemeal Loaf 100% Sesame & Bran Loaf ‘Whole Wheat’-‘Bake’ (5hr) ‘Whole Wheat’-‘Bake’ (5hr) ‘Whole Wheat’-‘Bake’ (5hr) (wholemeal flour) (OZ) (NZ) (OZ) (NZ) : Timer can be used for recipes with this Dry yeast ⁄ ⁄ ⁄...
  • Page 11 [rye] Rye 100% Sundried Tomato and Parmesan ‘Rye’-‘Bake’ (3hr 30min) ‘Italian’-‘Bake’ (4hr 30min) (rye flour and spelt flour) (OZ) (NZ) (OZ) (NZ)  Remember to use the rye Dry yeast ⁄ Surebake yeast ⁄ Dry yeast 1 tsp Surebake yeast 2 tsp kneading blade for all these recipes.
  • Page 12: Gluten Free Recipes

    Gluten Free Recipes [basic] Gluten free bread on Basic program Important Notes: Before making gluten free bread ‘Basic’-‘Bake Rapid’-‘XL’ Size-‘Dark’ Crust (2hr) [gluten free] 1. Do not leave gluten free bread in (OZ) (NZ) for keep warm. Remove bread from (gluten free bread mix / Machine when baking is complete.
  • Page 13 Croissants Place the dough at right angles to the previous Dough Recipes position in the step 4. Roll out into 30 cm square. ‘Basic’-‘Dough’ (2hr 20min) Fold into thirds. Wrap and place into refrigerator for (OZ) 20 to 30 minutes. Dry yeast 2 tsp Roll and fold twice more.
  • Page 14 Hot Cross Buns Olive & Rosemary Rolls Swedish Tea Ring Sundried Tomato & Basil Rolls ‘Basic’-‘Dough Raisin’ (2hr 20min) ‘Basic’-‘Dough Raisin’ (2hr 20min) ‘Basic’-‘Dough’ (2hr 20min) ‘Basic’-‘Dough Raisin’ (2hr 20min) (OZ) (OZ) (OZ) (OZ) Dry yeast 2 tsp Dry yeast 2 tsp Dry yeast 2 tsp...
  • Page 15 Dough for Tear & Share Bread Pepperoni Tear & Share Bread Bagels Whole Wheat Raisin Rolls ‘Basic’-‘Dough’ (2hr 20min) ‘Basic’-‘Dough’ (2hr 20min) ‘Whole Wheat’-‘Dough Raisin’ (3hr 15min) (OZ) (NZ) (OZ) (OZ) (OZ) Dough for Tear & Share Bread One batch (on the left) Dry yeast 2 tsp...
  • Page 16 Malted Oatbran Rolls Sunflower & Kibblewheat Rolls Rye & White Rolls French Bread ‘Whole Wheat’-‘Dough’ (3hr 15min) ‘Whole Wheat’-‘Dough’ (3hr 15min) Stage 1 Culture : ‘Pizza’-‘Dough’ (45min) ‘French’-‘Dough’ (3hr 35min) (OZ) (OZ) (OZ) (OZ) Dry yeast 2 tsp Dry yeast 2 tsp Dry yeast 1 tsp...
  • Page 17 Pizza Focaccia Cake Recipes ‘Pizza’-‘Dough’ (45min) ‘Pizza’-‘Dough’ (45min) (OZ) (OZ) Dry yeast 1 tsp Dry yeast 2 tsp Bread flour Bread flour 475 g 475 g Remove the kneading blade from the Butter Cake Salt 1 tsp Salt 2 tsp bread pan and line the bottom and ‘Bake only’...
  • Page 18 Care & Cleaning Before cleaning, unplug your breadmaker Dispenser lid and allow it to cool down. Wipe with a damp cloth. Remove and wash with water.  To avoid damaging your breadmaker...  Raise the dispenser lid to an angle of approximately 75 degrees. Align the ...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    (consult the place of This type does not require pre-fermentation. purchase or a Panasonic service centre).  You are not using enough yeast, or your yeast is old.  Use the measuring spoon provided. Check the yeast’s expiry date.
  • Page 20  Allow the unit to cool down to below 40°C before using it again display. • Send or bring the product to a Panasonic Authorised Service Centre. Please note that freight to and / or from your nearest (TEMP will disappear).