Panasonic Bread Maker Recipes (Our Favorite 4)

The Panasonic is one the best bread machines in the industry as it allows you to cook a wide variety of Panasonic Bread Maker recipes with the least amount of effort possible. Moreover, it has six programs available for easy use. 

Here are the 6 Panasonic Programs:

  • Basic; for basic white bread.
  • Whole Wheat; for whole wheat bread.
  • Multi Grain; for soy, millet, rye, etc.
  • French; for crispier bread.
  • Pizza; for pizza dough's and Italian bread.
  • Bake Only; for baking cakes.

Apart from these 6 bread programs, it has 6 separate bake functions or settings, which are:

  • Bake
  • Bake Rapid
  • Bake Sandwich
  • Bake Raisin
  • Dough 
  • Dough Raisin

So, with the separate bake settings as well as the bread settings, you can make just about any type of bread or recipe in the Panasonic Machine! 

To help you on your journey to becoming a master chef, we have compiled a list of our favorite Panasonic Bread Maker Recipes that are perfect for beginner to master bakers.

Recipe #1 - Baguette (French)

French baguettes made in a Panasonic bread maker

What You'll Need

  • A Bread Machine (Panasonic Recommended).
  • Three cups of bread flour.
  • One tbsp of sugar. 
  • One and a half tsp's of salt.
  • One tbsp of dry milk powder.
  • Two tbsp's of butter. 
  • Two cups of water.
  • One and a half tsp's of dry yeast.
  • Three tbsp's of poppy seeds.

How to Make It

  • 1
    Put all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, salt, milk powder) into the Panasonic bread pan.
  • 2
    Then, put the water on top of the above dry ingredients.
  • 3
    Insert the yeast into the yeast dispenser.
  • 4
    Choose the dough setting and the French setting and set the timer for 1 hour.
  • 5
    Allow the machine to knead the dough for you.
  • 6
    Once the cycle is complete, divide the dough into two equal portions.
  • 7
    Roll each portion into a ball and place inside a greased bowl. Cover it and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  • 8
    Roll each ball into a rectangle.
  • 9
    Starting from one short edge, roll the dough slightly into a thin log.
  • 10
    Place on a greased baking pan. Let it rest until doubled in size.
  • 11
    With a sharp knife, make diagonal cuts into the bread and sprinkle with the poppy seeds.
  • 12
    Bake in a preheated oven or toaster oven at 375 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes.

Total Prep Time: 2 hours including the mixing process.

Total Cooking Time: 30 minutes.

Total Servings: Six

Total Calories: 113 per serving


Recipe #2 - Pizza Dough for Pizza 

Bread maker recipe for pizza dough

What You'll Need for the Bread Maker

  • One cup of flat beer.
  • Two tbsp's of butter. 
  • Two tbsp's of sugar.
  • One tsp of salt
  • Two and a half cups of all-purpose flour.
  • Two and a quarter tsp's of yeast.

How to Make It

  • 1
    Place the butter, sugar, salt, and flour into the bread pan.
  • 2
    Next, pour the beer into the bread pan.
  • 3
    Put the yeast in the yeast dispenser.
  • 4
    Select Pizza Setting and the Dough Setting..
  • 5
    Press Start.
  • 6
    Remove the dough from the bread machine, once the cycle has ended.
  • 7
    Roll or press it to cover your pizza pan.
  • 8
    Brush with olive oil, cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • 9
    Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 10
    Spread sauce and toppings of your choice.
  • 11
    Bake until the crust is slightly brown and crispy, about 24 minutes.

Total Prep Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes 

Total Cooking Time: 34 minutes

Total Servings: Six

Total Calories: 262 per serving 


Recipe #3 - Banana Tea Loaf 

Banana tea loaf with bananas on the counter

What You'll Need

  • One and three quarters cup of flour.
  • Two tsp's of baking powder. 
  • One quarter tsp of baking soda.
  • Half a tsp of salt.
  • One third cup of vegetable shortening.
  • Two thirds cup of sugar.
  •  Two beaten eggs.
  • One cup of ripe mashed bananas.

How to Make It

  • 1
    Sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt together into a bowl.
  • 2
    Now, cream shortening in a separate bowl.
  • 3
    Stir the sugar gradually into the creamed shortening bowl (continue stirring until light and fluffy).
  • 4
    Add the bananas alternately with flour mixture, starting and ending with the flour.
  • 5
    Place the mixture into the Panasonic bread pan.
  • 6
    Select the bake only option and set the timer for 45 minutes.
  • 7
    When timer goes, use a skewer to test the loaf. And if the loaf needs some extra time, choose the bake only program once more and set an additional 3 - 5 minutes to the timer.
  • 8
    Allow the bread pan to cool.
  • 9
    Serve and enjoy!

Total Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 40 to 50 minutes

Total Servings: Six

Total Calories: 160 per serving


Recipe #4 - Focaccia Bread 

Focaccia bread made in bread machine on cutting board

What You'll Need

  • One cup of lukewarm water.
  • Two tbsp's of olive oil. 
  • Half a tsp of salt.
  • Two tsp's of chopped garlic.
  • One tbsp of chopped rosemary.
  • Three cups of bread flour.
  • One a a half tsp's of dry active yeast.
  • Two tbsp's of olive oil.
  • One and a half tsp's of fresh rosemary (chopped).

How to Make It

  • 1
    Enter all the dry ingredients such as the salt, garlic, flour, rosemary into bread maker pan.
  • 2
    Next, enter the olive oil and the water.
  • 3
    Enter the yeast into the yeast dispenser.
  • 4
    Choose the Pizza setting and the Dough setting.
  • 5
    Press Start/Stop.
  • 6
    Remove and knead dough on a lightly floured surface until it becomes elastic and springs back when touched.
  • 7
     Shape into a flat circle, place on a baking tray.
  • 8
    Make holes with the end of a wooden spoon 5 cm apart over the surface of the dough.
  • 9
    Cover and let rest in a warm place for 20 - 25 minutes until almost doubled in size.
  • 10
    Brush surface with olive oil, sprinkle with dried rosemary.
  • 11
    Bake in a preheated 340 degrees F oven for 26 - 30 minutes.
  • 12
    Let cool, serve and enjoy!

Total Prep Time: 3 hours and 5 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 25 to 30 minutes

Total Servings: Twelve

Total Calories: 166 per serving


Final Thoughts

With our favorite list of Panasonic Bread Maker Recipes, you can master the bread machine and use it to make all kinds of things You can make pizza dough's, bake cakes, make loaves of bread and even use it to make jam or meatloaf. All in all, it will make making bread or kneading dough easier and effortless.

What are you waiting for, pick-up your Panasonic Bread Maker today!

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