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converting regular recipe to work with machine

mawil1013's picture

converting regular recipe to work with machine

I want to make this in a bread machine but can't locate a machine recipe for this. I have arthritis in my hands and can't knead. Is there a way to change it for a machine or just do it. It's rather expensive ingredients and trying to avoid experiments. Thank you

Cornell Whole Wheat Bread. To make it, mix together 41/2 cups of whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup of full-fat soy flour, 3/4 cup of nonfat dry milk, 3 tbsp of wheat germ, 2 tbsp of nutritional yeast, 2 tsp of salt, 2 tbsp of sesame seeds, 3 tbsp of Mexican pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds or nuts, 1/4 cup of raisins, and 2 packages or 2 tbsp of dry active yeast.

When that's done, set aside the mixture, and in a large bowl — combine 1/4 cup of brown sugar, 1/4 cup of dark molasses, 2 cups of warm water (120 to 130 degrees Fahrenheit) , and 1 egg. Add the dry ingredients gradually to the liquid, beating as long as possible with an eggbeater or an electric mixer. When the batter becomes too thick for that, continue beating, by hand, for at least five minutes ... until the dough is firm and elastic. Turn it onto a floured board. Then, using more flour if necessary, knead and shape the dough into a smooth ball, and place it in a greased bowl. Let it rise in a warm place for about 45 minutes or until it's doubled in size ... then punch it down, turn it over, and le...

Abe's picture
Abe (not verified)

Your machine should have come with recipes. First thing I'd do is find a recipe that is most similar to this one and use that as a template. Then superimpose your recipe on top of that. Of course it might take some tweaking here and there but it'd be a start and put you in the ballpark. What bread machine do you have? 

yozzause's picture

Hi Mawil1013  i concur  with Abe,I guess you need to know the capacity of the machine  and then work back from there. The machine may even have a couple of recipes that the company recommends, so if that gives us a list in grams that would be good. 

For your chosen recipe If you can weigh out those cup measures and come up with gram figures  i could  give you the formula and then that is easy to  do a recipe for an exact quantity of dough. to fit the machines capacity. Kind regards Derek

mariana's picture

It's been converted already and tested in a variety of bread machines and loaves of different sizes - 1lb, 1.5lb, 2lbs and even published in a bread machine cookbook.

Google Cornell bread in bread machine and you will get several ways of baking it in a bread machine, getting loaves of different sizes, to your taste.