Stuff You Can Make In A Bread Maker That’s Not Bread

bread maker

So, you’re thinking about buying a bread maker or maybe you’ve just bought one? 

And by now your curiosity has kicked in and you’re wondering if there’s stuff you can make in a bread maker other than bread.

Well, we’re pleased to report that there is and we hope that you’ve already got one of our best bread makers so that you’re ready to put these cool ideas into action!

Magical Mochi

There are two ways to make this delicious Japanese dessert. 


There’s the hard way, in which you do lots of labor as they would have done in days of yore in the Land of the Rising Sun or you follow this recipe for mochi and let your bread maker do all the hard work, we know which we prefer. 

Moreish Machine Meatloaf

Everybody loves a meatloaf and there’s absolutely no need to warm up the oven if you want to make a delicious meatloaf for your family. 

Grab some beef, some tomatoes and this super hand bread machine meatloaf recipe and enjoy the freshest, tastiest meatloaf with much less hassle. 

Super Shrimp Risotto

If you’ve ever watched Hell’s Kitchen then you’ll know that Gordon Ramsay considers being able to make a risotto the hallmark of a good chef. 

shrimp risotto

That’s why we love this Shrimp Risotto recipe – it makes us feel like a masterchef with very little effort!

Perfect Pie Crusts

Of course, you probably already knew that you can easily make pie crusts in your bread machine but if you didn’t then this is an excellent recipe to follow to get absolutely perfect pie crusts!

Fabulous Fudge Pudding

We can’t imagine anyone that wouldn’t enjoy a nice fudge pudding hot and covered in sweet, sticky sauce fresh from their bread maker.

fudge pudding

And the good news is that this recipe means that anyone can enjoy it!

Rapid Rice Pudding

You can cook all sorts of rice dishes in a bread maker, believe it or not, but our favorite is rice pudding.  Add a little nutmeg and cinnamon and you have the tastiest treat imaginable!

Charmingly Rich Cheesecake

We love cheesecake here at Kitchen Authority, we think it’s one of the tastiest desserts ever but it is something that’s often a bit more effort to make than we can muster on a work night.


This bread machine recipe for cheesecake, on the other hand, is super easy, guess what we’re having for dinner tonight? 

Sumptuous Strawberry Jam

Yes! Most bread makers have a jam setting. So, once you have made your super tasty loaf of bread, you can also make the jam that you’re going to put on it – like this delicious strawberry jam


Clever Cranberry Sauce

And last, but definitely not least is this lovely cranberry sauce which is the perfect accompaniment to a Thanksgiving Turkey.

cranberry sauce

You can make lots of different sauces and soups in your bread maker, why not experiment with it?