How to bake bread using the breadmaker. - SD-RD250

For the first time use, remove packing material and clean the machine. Clean the machine when you have not used it for a long time. Refer to how to clean Breadmaker.

Model SD-RD250


Follow the steps to bake bread.

  1. Remove the bread pan and set the kneading blade.
  2. Twist the bread pan counter-clockwise.
  3. Remove the bread pan.
  4. Place the kneading blade firmly into the shaft.
    • Check around the shaft and inside the kneading blade and ensure that they are clean.
    • The blade fits loosely into place, but it must touch the bottom of the bread pan.
  5. Insert the measured ingredients in the bread pan.
  6. Insert the dry yeast at the bottom (so that it does not touch the liquid later).
  7. Cover the yeast with all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, salt, etc.)
    • Flour must be weighed on scales.
  8. Pour in the water and any other liquids.
  9. Wipe off any moisture and flour from the outside of the bread pan.
  10. Place the bread pan inside the breadmaker by turning it slightly clockwise. Fold the handle down.
  11. Close the lid.
    • Don't open the lid until bread is complete (affects bread quality).
  12. Plug the breadmaker into a 120V outlet.
    • CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, be sure your hands are dry.
  13. Press [Select] to choose a bread type.
    • Choose 'basic'. 
  14. Press [Option] to choose a baking option.
    • Choose 'Bake'.
  15. Press [Size] to choose a size.
  16. Press [Crust] to change the crust colour.
  17. Set the timer. (See How to set the timer)
  18. Press [Start/Stop].
    • Estimated time is shown on the screen until the selected program is complete.
    • When [Start] is first pressed, 'basic/BAKE' program will start.
  19. Press [Start/Stop] to turn off the power when the bread is ready.
    • Machine will beep 8 times.
  20. Remove the bread immediately.
    • Use oven gloves.
    • Allow to cool, for example, on a wire rack.
  21. Unplug (holding the plug) after use.
    • If you do not press [Stop] and remove the bread from the unit to cool it, the breadmaker will proceed to keep warm to reduce condensation of steam within the loaf.
    • This will accelerate the browning of the crust, therefore, upon completion of baking, switch of the unit and remove the bread immediately from the unit to cool it.
    • If you leave the bread to cool down in the bread pan, it will cause condensation. Therefore, cool on a wire rack to ensure better quality loaf.

Model SD-R2550

  1. Open the lid, remove the bread pan and set the kneading blade into the kneading mounting shaft.
  2. Prepare the ingredients with exact measurement according to the recipe.
  3. Place the measured ingredients into the bread pan in the order listed in the recipes.
    • For bread and dough menus, dry yeast should be placed first.
  4. Place dry yeast away from the kneading blade and kneading mounting shaft. If some of the dry yeast get into it, bread may not rise well.
  5. Place dry ingredients over the dry yeast. It must be kept separate from any liquid until mixing commences.
    • Pour liquid in the edge of bread pan's sidewall to avoid splashing.
  6. Wipe off any moisture and flour around the bread pan, and return it into the main unit.
  7. Close the lid.
    • Add additional ingredients into the raisin nut dispenser for available menus.
      Additional Ingredients Menu
      Bread Dough
      Basic Raisin Basic Raisin
      Menu 3 Menu 12
    • For optimum results, do not open the lid unless the menu requires, as it affects bread quality.
  8. Plug the machine into 120 V outlet.
  9. Press ▲ or ▼ button in the Menu (menu book symbol ) bar to select a bread menu.
    • Choose the options for selected menu. Loaf Size, Crust Shape, Delay timer Loaf size Crust shape Delay timer
  10. Press Start (start symbol ) button to start the machine. (The display shows when menu "1" is selected.)
    • Display shows the remaining time until the selected program is complete.
    • Do manual operation when the beep sounds if you select the certain menus. (Refer to Menu Chart in the operating instruction, menus with manual operation symbol icon. ) after that, then press button again.
      • Complete the works while is flashing on the display. When stop flashing, display shows the remaining time.
      • Do not add ingredients after display shows remaining time.
      • Kneading will continue after a certain time without press button.
  11. When bread is ready (machine beeps 8 times and the cube ( cube ) near END flashes), press Stop ( stop button ) button and unplug.
  12. Remove the bread immediately by using dry oven mitts and place it on a wire rack.
    • Hold the handle with oven mitts and shake the bread out.
  13. Bread pan Oven mitts Make sure the blade has not come out with the bread.
    • Moving the outside base shaft may damage the bread shape.
    • (Bottom of bread pan) Outside base shaft of bread pan.
    • Always remove the kneading blade before slicing bread.

Model SD-YD250


Follow the steps to bake bread.

  1. Remove the bread pan from the unit by twisting slightly counter-clockwise and pull up, using the handle.
  2. Mount the kneading blade on the shaft.
    • Make sure the kneading blade and the kneading shaft are free of bread crumbs.
    • The kneading blade is designed to fit loosely on the shaft with some room for turning.
  3. Place all the ingredients except the liquids and dry yeats instead the bread pan.
    • RAISIN modes only:
      • You may place dried fruits later when the beeper sounds to prevent them from being crushed.
    • See recipe for ingredients, which may include but are not limited to: flour, dry milk, salt, sugar, butter, etc.
  4. Pour water and other liquids, if any, into the bread pan.
  5. Place the bread pan inside the body and turn the handle down.
    • Be sure the bread pan contacts the bottom of the unit.
    • Wipe off any moisture or foreign matter from the outside of the bread pan before placing it in the unit.
    • If the bread pan is not placed correctly, the dough will not be kneaded properly.
  6. Close the top lid.
  7. Fill the yeast dispenser with the correct amount of dry yeast. Close the yeast dispenser lid.
    • If any moisture remains on the dispenser, the yeast may not drop completely.
    • After START/STOP is pressed, the yeast will automatically drop into the bread pan at the proper time.
  8. Close the top lid and plug the breadmaker into a 120 volt outlet.
    • "0:00" appears.
    • DO NOT press START at this stage. (The machine will default to an extra large basic bread with medium crust, if START is pressed now.). Select your program first.
    • Position the unit away from edge of the table or counter-top.
    • The unit may vibrate or move during the kneading process.
    • Place the unit where it will not fall off should the unit move during the kneading process.
  9. Press [MENU] to choose the type of bread indicated on the right of the display.
    • Keep pressing the pad to move the arrow down the list of bread types.
    • For "BASIC", it is not necessary to press this pad.
    • For "Bake Only" program, refer to instruction manual.
    • Refer to the operating instruction for your model to view the list of Bread Types and Baking Options for choice of bread programs.
  10. Press [SELECT] to choose a bake option.
    • For BAKE, it is not necessary to press this pad.
    • Refer to your instruction manual to view a list of Bread types and baking Options for choice of bake options.
    • The option you require will flash.
  11. Press [SIZE] to select a size.
    • Choose from XL (extra large), L (large), or M (medium).
    • View instruction manual for your model to view list of Bread types and baking options for availability of size.
  12. Press [CRUST] to select crust colour.
    • Choose from DARK or LIGHT.
    • View instruction manual for your model to view list of Bread types and baking options for availability of size.
  13. Press [START/STOP].
    • When the red light comes on, the program is set and no pads are now operable.
    • "REST" begins. The resting settles the temperature of the bread pan and ingredients.
    • There will be no mixing action during resting.
    • After rest, the process will proceed to knead, then to rise and finally, bake.
    • A click noise may be heard during operation. This is not a malfunction.
    • The time remaining until the bread is finished is displayed in hours and minutes.
    • The time required for each of the steps will vary according to factors such as voltage fluctuation and room temperature.
    • Note: To cancel, press [START/STOP] and hold for 1 second. The display will go blank, begin again from step 9.
    • When 'TEMP' blinks, refer to  The breadmaker is displaying 'TEMP' on the unit.
  14. RAISIN OPTIONS ONLY: Add the dried fruits during the period indicated to prevent them from being crushed.
    • In the last part of kneading, there will be two sessions of beep sound. RAISIN on display will blink and kneading will stop for 3 minutes. Add during this time.
    • Close the lid and leave the unit. When 3 minutes have passed, kneading will begin again and the RAISIN will stop blinking.
    • The raisin beep will sound:
      • For BASIC: 42~72 minutes from Start.
      • For WHOLE WHEAT: 72~102 minutes from Start.
    • Do not put your finger in the dough, or touch the bread pan while adding the dried fruits.
    • During operation, do not remove the pan, nor unplug the power cord.
    • The timer cannot be used for this option.
  15. The beeper will sound eight times and the indicating light will flash when the bread is baked, or the dough is completed.
  16. Press [START/STOP].
    • Promptly open the lid and remove the bread pan using oven gloves.
    • Note: If the [START/STOP] is not pressed and the bread pan is not removed, the unit proceeds to keep the bread warm for 1 hour or until [START/STOP] is pressed to prevent condensation of the steam.
    • For DOUGH options, follow each recipe directions for further steps instructed in the cook book.
    • The bread pan will be very hot. Do not place it on any plastic surfaces. Handle carefully.
    • If the bread is left in the unit, further browning of the crust may occur.
  17. Turn the pan upside down. Shake the pan several times to release the bread.
    • If the kneading blade comes out with the bread, use a heat-resistant plastic utensil to remove it.
    • For DOUGH options, when baking is completed, remove from the oven, using oven gloves.
    • The bread and the kneading blade will be very hot.
    • A metal utensil may scratch the finish of the kneading blade.
  18. Place the bread on a wire rack to cool and allow the steam to escape.
  19. Unplug after use.
    • Allow at least 1 hour for the unit to cool down before the next use.