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Food processor wont make breadcrumbs

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tullytwo Tue 10-Nov-09 17:11:45

What am I doing wrong? I could scream -it just wont make fine breadcrumbs the toast just stays lumpy and soggy and therefore doesnt coat anything!

So trsgic that this bothers me but I make a lot of homemade chicken nuggets and its a pain!angry

WowOoo Tue 10-Nov-09 17:13:07

perhaps your bread is too fresh and moist.It needs to be a bit stale to make good brreadcrumbs.

blowninonabreeze Tue 10-Nov-09 17:13:44

I use bread not toast.

Which attachment are you using? I use the knife blade.

Not had any problems, what model do you use?

tullytwo Tue 10-Nov-09 17:15:18

I do toast it and let it cool a bit before whizzing-its a kenwood Ithink and I use the knife blade too-its obv just me!

Should I toast the bread even crisper do you think?

tullytwo Tue 10-Nov-09 17:17:44

Recipe said to toast so I did but ended up having to toast nearly double the amount stated to just get enough to even partially coat the bloody things!

Cant believe my life has come to thisgrin

blowninonabreeze Tue 10-Nov-09 17:53:24

Tell me about it.

Its a job I hate but I use loads of them.

So every few months I buy a loaf dedicated to breadcrumbes, leave it a few days (agree with above poster re freshness) then food process the whole lot in one go. Freeze them in small portions in freezer bags. I use them from frozen

Simples! But then my food processor does work! grin

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