Mohali, India (PressExposure) July 26, 2008 -- There is a way to avoid those preservatives and still enjoy the homemade goodness of great biscuits and bread. You are in luck today. One of the best biscuit recipes you will ever taste is included with this article. These light and fluffy biscuits will ensure that you never buy the canned or frozen varieties ever again. They are delicious and super easy to make. Making homemade loaf all starts with a bread making recipe. It might be scone recipes for brunch, breakfast or an afternoon tea.
It might even be roll recipes. You should choose a bread that you enjoy eating. The easiest types of loaf to make are made with bread making machine recipes. You will be amazed at the simplicity it offers. You first need a machine for making and baking bread. Buy the type of machine that does everything for you. A good choice would be the Panasonic SD YD250 automatic bread maker. You simply buy a box of bread mix, add the necessary ingredients into the machine and then walk away. The machine will mix and knead it for you! If you want to skip out on the bread maker and make it from scratch, then you'll want to start with a simple biscuit recipe.
Biscuits are amazingly simple to make once you assemble the necessary ingredients. You will need flour, salt, shortening, baking soda, baking powder, milk and something to cut the biscuits. Take 2 cups of flour and add it to the bowl, along with 2 tablespoons of baking powder, 2 tsp of baking soda and 1/4 cup of shortening. Your next step is to mix until it resembles cornmeal. Add just enough milk to make it into semi-firm dough. Turn it out onto a floured rolling surface and press into 1" squares. Cut the biscuits out and place them on a baking sheet. Brush with a little butter and place them in a 350 degree, preheated oven. Let them bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. There you have it; a very easy biscuit recipe. Scone recipes are very similar to this and you will enjoy them just as much. After you are comfortable working with biscuit dough, you can then start thinking about finding bread making recipes so you can enjoy hot, fresh loaf from scratch.