Silicone Bread maker

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A quick review of my latest purchase from Lakeland- the lékué silicone breadmaker. The claim is that you can weigh, mix, prove, and bake all in this clever silicone 'bowl'. I made my bread in the Thermomix, but then proved and baked in the silicone. Result- lovely bloomer shaped loaf with crusty base. If you want a French style round loaf don't fasten the top. I cooked in the aga so that worked too.

First impressions? I think it will be £17 well spent. Super easy, minimum washing up, all good!

 

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Welcome to my blog! After a L O N G break from blogging during which Instagram (vannilla)took over my life, I am returning in a more varied format. Yes, I will bake and have been a Thermomix users from the days before it was cult-like. I'll share the best but I will also include that other hobby in my life, photography from my small island and beyond. If you like what you see, I'd love to hear from you! Anne

9 thoughts on “Silicone Bread maker”

  1. The bread is beautiful. Thanks for a “heads up” on such a great gadget. I’ll keep an eye out for it in kitchen shops on “this side of the pond.” 🙂 I make huge batches of dough, which keeps for 10-14 days, covered, in the fridge, then bake it a loaf or two at a time. The sil bowl/baker certainly streamlines the operation for small batches. I”m looking forward to exploring your beautiful site! Best wishes, WG

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    • Thanks you so much! What lovely comments. You are right about the size of loaf- I tried to prove a 500g loaf and it was too much for it but perfect for smaller size. Thank you for the follow- I always love to hear if you give any a try. anne

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      • Anne, I love baking bread, and bake several times a week during the fall and winter. I captured my own sourdough starter last winter, and kept it going for several months. Delicious! I’m looking forward to following your cooking adventures 😉 best wishes, WG

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    • Haha I am not in Arizona at the moment so it’s a bit of trek even for inveterate traveller such as yourself- for a bit of bread. 🙂

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    • Thank you Barbara. Yes I do cut and freeze parts of loaves. That’s why I like to make individual loaves – nice for dinner parties. Or I just give it away!

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