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Bread Machine Bread Bowls

Bread Machine Bread Bowls

adapted from Panasonic
Bread Bowls turn any soup or stew into heavenly meal.
Cook Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings 4


  • 2 1/4 cups bread flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp. dry yeast


  • Combine all ingredients (except water and yeast) in the pan of your bread machine. Pour water into the bread pan. Close lid, add yeast to dispenser on top of machine or where indicated. Set machine to basic dough mode (for ours this was 2 hrs. 25 mins.)
  • Place dough into a greased bowl; cover and rest for 20 minutes.
  • Remove dough and cut into 4 equal portions. Gently form each portion into a ball. Place balls on a greased baking sheet. Spray water on top. Proof in a 100 degree oven for 60 minutes or until nearly doubled.
  • Brush with water, then increase oven temperature to 375 degrees and bake for an additional 25 - 30 minutes or until bowls are golden brown.


We used a Panasonic Automatic Bread Maker (model SD-BT56P) to make the dough. We followed the French Bread (Baguette) recipe, then divided into four bowls vs. two baguettes.