Monday, January 28, 2008

Baking bread
--Pizza Bread

Pizza Bread
Great Bread Machine Recipes Copyright 1992

1 teaspoon active dry yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups bread flour
1/4 cup chopped pepperoni
½ teaspoon dried onion
½ teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoon dry milk
1 ½ teaspoon pizza spice I used Italian seasoning
4 teaspoons Parmesan cheese

½ teaspoon garlic salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ cup warm water
¼ cup tomato sauce I used pizza sauce

Prepare following the instructions in your bread machine booklet.


I don't use my bread machine to bake bread very often. I use it to make pizza dough once each week and I occasionally make the dough for rolls or Italian bread but actually baking a loaf of bread in it is a rarity. I've collected a few nice bread machine cookbooks so I have plenty of recipes.

I had some leftover turkey pepperoni and pizza sauce from making pizza last week so I made this pizza bread which was successful enough that you may see me making bread a lot more often. The nice thing is that my bread machine makes small 1-pound loaves, one or two at a time, and since I'm the only one who really eats the bread, that's good or the rest of me would be expanding along with my waistline.

This was really great toasted with some butter and a scrambled egg and cheese for breakfast. Although, if I'm going to make a habit out of making bread, I'm going to need to make something healthier since this is basically white bread.

Blast From The Past: St. Paddy’s Day Rye from March of last year. I made the dough in my bread machine and finished it off in the oven. It made great Reubens.

Question of the Day: Do you have a bread machine? Do you use it? I might have asked that question before but refresh my memory.


Wanda said...

No, I don't have one. I am a bit of a bread snob, thinking that bread should look handshaped - no perfectly square all the way around loaves. ;) Although I don't really like to cook, I used to bake bread constantly, and will still bake the occassional loaf.

Annie said...

I have one that was given to me from my Mom. I love the idea of using it, but somehow I don't use it that often.

Every now and then I will think about and say, I should make some bread, then I forget about it.

I really should make some and that pizza bread does look good...

Unknown said...

No bread machine except my hands and a bowl! Which frustrates me some, because I see bread recipes that look good but they're for bread machines and I'm not sure how to convert!

Carla said...

This makes me want to go buy a bread machine lol Looks so good!!

BTW, I made your pierogie casserole/lasagna during winter break and finally got around to posting about it.

Anonymous said...

Have a bread machine but don't think it's ever made it out of it's box. It's somewhere in the garage where it's been for maybe 10 years?

Anonymous said...

That bread looks lovely, very tasty.

I did own a bread machine but it is languishing in the garage.