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1st time w/ Cuisinart bread maker

When I press "crust" or "loaf" nothing comes up in the view finder except the time...

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There's a little arrow in the LCD screen that changes from 1, 1.5, and 2 lbs when you press loaf. There is also one for light, medium, and dark crust. Each time you press either button, the arrow will change which setting it's pointing to.

If you're using it in an area with low lighting, try using a flashlight (I have to do that on mine).

Posted on Jan 20, 2008


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1 cup water
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 cups bread flour
2 tablespoons dry milk
1 tablespoon sugar
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