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Removing paddles before bake cycle

I want to remove the paddles after the last action before the bake cycle.
Is there a chart for the countdown so I know when to remove the paddles? I don't like the big holes in the bread. Has anyone tried this?

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Rather than pulling out the paddles , pull out the dough and bake it in regular bread pans in your oven.

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Hi awickes,

Another person asked about this as well.

As I read the manual, under the Care & Cleaning section,

"2. If the kneading blades remain in the bread pan, grip the kneading blade and
pull straight up to remove......"

Based on the diagrams and instructions, I don't think you're supposed to pull the blades before baking...why do you want them out? Cosmetics?

There's one possibility (though I'm not going to officially endorse it, and neither has Black & Decker, really) - - in the Manual under #8 - Adding Ingredients - - lets you add final ingredients like fruit or nuts - - might be an opportunity to pull the blades without sacrificing too much kneading, and without cancelling out your automated process.

If I can be of further assistance, let me know. If this solves the issue, please rate it accordingly.

Thanks in-advance for using,


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