We had a bread maker a number of years ago. It made bread but I wanted better bread. I bought a Kitchen Aid stand mixer for kneading the dough. Too much damage to my hands and wrists to do it by hand. Now I look forward to my morning toast.
This is the ingredient list for 2 two pound loaves.
All ingredients at room temperature
23 Ounces tap water (no chlorine)
35 Ounces bread flour
2 Tbs sugar
1 Tbs canning/pickling salt
1/4 Cup dry milk powder
14 Grams instant yeast
4 Tbs softened butter