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Making Buns Out Of Breadmaker

UNEXPECTEDLY MY BUNS WERE "CREATED"...... not meant to be....

My first breadmaker Khind conked out last year, then I borrowed my sister's breadmaker, a Tesco brand in March before the lockdown.  I think I just used 3-4 times during the lockdown.  Yesterday I took it out again to make a loaf of bread, halfway through the kneading process, it suddenly became quiet.  Sensing something wrong, I switched it off and restarted the process again and it just wouldn't butt move... OH OH... KAPUT!! 

The kneading was half-way done, I left it to proof for an hour before I took it out and started kneading manually.  Left it to proof for another 15 minutes before I made them into balls... The chances of getting nice buns is 50/50 cos I followed the breadmaker recipe, not the manual one.  I dare not put the diced nuts and raisins into the dough, I should have and now I wonder why I did not... instead I sprinkled them on top of the buns before they went into the oven.  No pictures were taken because I did not have confidence of them turning out well....
Somehow, I like to see them "expanded" in the oven... 
My fat buns.... LOL.... 
Nice smell after 20 minutes..... 
Tested with a sharp knife before taking out.... 
Wanted to see if my knife can cut through!  LOL....
Amateurish of the egg yolk painting.... LOL... 
Odd shapes or not, we consumed them while they are still warm and soft....
Yes, they turned out soft and not hard as rock!
Just too bad that the mixed nuts were not mixed with the dough....
Anyway, this might be my last batch I am making manually...
Now.... I have two "retired breadmakers" in my store room...
What should I do with them????
Must find out why they conk out just like that!


  1. Wow! Nice bun on your first attempt! Sell off your konked bread maker to the recycle collector when he comes round your area and get a new one.

  2. Oh dear!!! Those breadmakers are so problematic? Been thinking of getting one - I think I'll just hop over to the bakery nearby my house to buy, easier.

  3. Somehow your buns turned out so well!

  4. Very nice looking buns. So delicious!

  5. Perhaps you need to invest in one which is more reliable?

  6. Delicious looking buns, great for tea.


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