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Can I use whole wheat flour instead of bread flour in bread machine?

Can I use whole wheat flour instead of bread flour in bread machine?

Whole Wheat Flour – Not Your Usual White Flour Since this whole wheat bread recipe is done in a bread machine, it is simple & easy to make. It should take you only 5-10 minutes to prepare and then you let the bread machine do the rest of the work.

What happens if you use regular flour in a bread machine?

Even if your all-purpose flour doesn’t have enough gluten, it’s okay to use it in the bread machine. Again, the worst that will happen is that your bread won’t rise as much as it would have with bread flour.

Why is my bread machine whole wheat bread so dense?

Dense or heavy bread can be the result of not kneading the dough mix properly –out of many reasons out there. Some of the other potential reasons could be mixing the yeast & salt together or losing your patience while baking or even not creating enough tension in the finished loaf before baking the bread.

Does whole wheat flour need more yeast?

The reason for this is simple: whole wheat flour contains more nutrients for the yeast to feed on than white flour. If you are not prepared for this it is easy to over ferment your dough. In order to compensate for this effect a baker must either shorten fermentation times or reduce the temperature of the dough.

Can you use any bread flour in a bread machine?

All our bread flours can be used in any recipe, just use instead of strong white bread flour. The recipe on the front of pack is designed for a panasonic machine, shown below. If the water volume is different to that shown on your bag of flour, follow the volume on the bag.

What can I use if I don’t have bread flour in a bread machine?

As for ingredients, all you’ll need is some all-purpose flour. Simply replace the bread flour called for in your recipe with an equal amount of all-purpose flour, and proceed as usual.