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It is recommended that the delay timer is not used with either the dough, jam or gluten free settings. You should not use the delay timer if any perishable ingredients are used in the recipe, ie: milk, eggs, yoghurt etc. The rapid bake does not work with the delay timer.
It is very important that you use exact measurements in your bread maker. Always use liquids at room temperature (20°C/68°F) unless making bread using the basic cycle. Always use the measuring spoon provided when measuring out smaller quantities of dry or liquid ingredients.
Make sure you have turned on the bread maker. All Kenwood bread makers come with an on/off switch situated under the right hand handle on the BM150 and round the back of the BM250 and BM256. Make sure you plug the appliance in before turning the on/off switch, and always turn it off before unplugging the appliance.
Have you selected the correct program? Check that you are not selecting rapid bake. You should also double check that you are putting in the exact amounts of the ingredients in the correct order. If you are still experiencing problems, please see the troubleshooting guide.
Some settings have a rest period before mixing. Check your timings table for this information. Also make sure that the bread pan has been properly inserted into the machine.
You have to do this to prevent spillages into the oven chamber. Ingredients that splash onto the heating element can burn and cause smoke.
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