Place all of the ingredients into the bread machine pan (with the
exception of those ingredients listed under "add at beep"). Select the basic
or white cycle and press start.
About 10 minutes after the machine has started kneading the dough, open
the lid and check the consistency of the dough. The dough should be starting
to form a smooth round ball. When you touch the dough with your finger it
should be slightly tacky to the touch but no dough should remain on your
finger when you pull it away.
If the dough is too dry, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time (allowing
the machine to knead for a few minutes or so between additions) until the
dough is the proper consistency. If the dough is too wet add 1 tbsp. of
flour at a time (allowing the machine to knead for a minute or so between
additions) until the dough is the proper consistency. These types of
adjustments are not unusual and don't mean there is something wrong with the
If this recipe has "add at beep" ingredients either turn on the add
ingredients beep function, choose your machines cycle that has an add
ingredients beep or if your machine has neither of these you need to add
these ingredients during the last 10 minutes of your machines final kneading
After the machine has beeped to indicate the bread is done, open the
machine's lid leave for 10 minutes, then remove the pan with the bread from
the machine and gently remove the bread from the pan (invert and shake until
it slides out). Place bread on a cooling rack and allow it to cool for 30
minutes at least before slicing.
To store the bread, store it unsliced in a heavy plastic bag. Use the
bread with in a day or so.