Rapid Bake Loaf with the Panasonic SD2501-WXC Breadmaker

If you’re thinking of buying a breadmaker, but are worried about how hard it is to use, today I show you how to use the Panasonic SD2501-WXC to make a delicious loaf of fresh bread.

It takes less time than you’d think to get a loaf of bread on and less than 2 hours to bake. I’m making a “small” loaf today.

Let’s get started!

Grab your stuff

Get all the things you’ll need.

Grab the pan, mearing spoon and cup and the paddle…

Breadmaker parts for Panasonic SD2501-WXC

Yeast, Yeast, Yeast!

Make sure you put the paddle in the pan, then carefully measure 1 teaspoon of easy bake yeast..


1 teaspoon of yeast

and add that to the pan…

Yeast in the pan

Now for some Flour

400g of flour to be exact. Weigh it exactly!! – and add it to the pan…

If you’re after a dead accurate set of scales, it looks like you can’t go wrong with these Salter Slim Line Design Scales.

Flour in the pan

Sugar and Salt

Add 1 teaspoon of Salt

1 tsp salt

Add 1 teaspoon of Sugar

1 tsp sugar


Add 15g of butter – about a spoonful

15g of Butter

Water,Water Everywhere!

Add 280ml of water. Measure accurately..

280ml of water

… and pour gently into the pan.

Add water to the pan

Into the Breadmaker we go

Take the pan and place it  into the breadmaker, making sure the pan locks in place.

Puting the pan into the panasonic sd2501-wxc breadmaker

Let’s go!

Turn on the breadmaker.

Select Progam 2 for a rapid bake loaf..

Program 2 - rapid bake

Select M for a 400g loaf

Choose the size

If you want to start the timer, you can do that using the up and down arrows and if you want a darker or lighter crust, use the Crust button.

Otherwise, press to “start” to….start…..

Start the Panasonic SD2501-WXC

That’s it! Sit back and wait 1h55 mins and your bread will be ready.

Are we there yet?

Oh yes, yes we are!

Bread in panasonic sd2501-wxc

Take the bread out and enjoy!

Yummy home made bread

and that’s all there is to it! It took me about 5 mins to get the ingredients into the breadmaker – much less time than it took to write these instructions.

Full review of the Panasonic SD2501-WXC


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