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1 1/2 lb.

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sharhamm

1 1/2 lb.

When cooking a 1 1/2 lb. loaf  in the 2 lb. zojirushi what are the kneading and cooking times when using the homemade settings?

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Antilope

lists recipes for Basic White Bread and Raisin Bread, 1 1/2 lb loaves along with 2 lb loaves, and both use the Regular Basic Course or the Quick Basic Course.

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Here is a breakdown of the Regular Basic Course from the recipe book (use Active Dry Yeast)

Total cycle time 3:25 hrs:min

Rest - 31 minutes
Knead - 19 minutes
Add Beep - at 45 minutes after Start
Rise 1 - 35 minutes
Rise 2 - 20 minutes (Punch down, 2nd rise)
Rise 3 - 40 minutes (Punch down, 3nd rise)
Bake - 60 minutes
Keep Warm - 60 minutes (after the 3:25 cycle time)

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Here is a breakdown of the Quick Basic Course from the recipe book (Use Rapid Rise Yeast)

Total cycle time 2:25 hrs:min

Rest - 18 minutes
Knead - 22 minutes
Add Beep - at 35 minutes after Start
Rise 1 - 20 minutes
Rise 2 - 35 minutes (Punch down, 2nd rise)
Bake - 50 minutes
Keep Warm - 60 minutes (after the 2:25 cycle time)

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The Zo Virtuoso Bread Machine recipe book lists recipes Whole Wheat Bread for 1 1/2 lb loaves along with 2 lb loaves, and both use the Regular Wheat Course and the Quick Wheat Course.

Here is a breakdown of the Regular Wheat Course from the recipe book (Use Active Dry Yeast)

Total cycle time 3:20 hrs:min

Rest - 31 - 41 minutes
Knead - 22 minutes
Add Beep - at 48 - 58 minutes after Start
Rise 1 - 27 - 37 minutes
Rise 2 - 20 minutes (Punch down, 2nd rise)
Rise 3 - 20 - 30 minutes (Punch down, 3nd rise)
Bake - 60 - 70- minutes
Keep Warm - 60 minutes (after the 3:20 cycle time)

The times of the Rest, First Rise, Third Rise and Bake cycles may vary depending on room temperature.

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Here is a breakdown of the Quick Wheat Course from the recipe book (Use Rapid Rise Yeast)

Total cycle time 2:25 hrs:min

Rest - 15 minutes
Knead - 27 minutes
Add Beep - at 37 minutes after Start
Rise 1 - 13 minutes
Rise 2 - 30 minutes (Punch down, 2nd rise)
Bake - 60 minutes
Keep Warm - 60 minutes (after the 2:25 cycle time)

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