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A standard American slice of bread weighs about 1 ounce. Other types of bread weigh more. For example, cornbread and English muffins weigh about 2 ounces per serving, while bagels weigh about 4 ounces per serving.


There are 79 calories in each piece of white bread. The average person uses two pieces of bread to make a sandwich. That means that a person consumes 158 calories from bread with each sandwich.


The standard loaf of sandwich bread contains approximately 20 to 24 slices of bread, including the end pieces (often referred to as the “heels”). Loaves of specialty breads, such as Texas toast, sourdough and multi-grain, contain approximately 16 to 18 slices. Loaves of thin-sliced bread contain app


One-fourth of a cup of dry bread crumbs is equal to one slice of bread. One-third cup of fresh bread crumbs is equal to a single slice of bread.


To make bread, dissolve 1/4 ounce yeast in 2 1/4 cups of warm water. Add 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon salt and 3 cups of flour. Mix well, and gradually add enough flour to form soft dough. Knead the dough for eight to 10 minutes. Place the dough in an oiled bowl until it doubl


Examples of quick breads include banana and fruit breads, biscuits and muffins. Quick breads may be made from batter or dough, and can be poured or dropped in or onto a pan before baking.


To slice a cake, first determine the number and size of slices needed and lightly score the cake. Using a clean, sharp knife, gently slice into the cake along the score lines. Wipe the knife after each cut, and use a cake server or spatula to plate each slice.


Adjusting your stance, alignment, and follow-through are all common ways to fix a slice. From the right-hander’s perspective, a slice occurs when the ball drifts or curves in a left-to-right motion.


The best way to slice a pie is with a sharp chef's knife that has been heated in boiling water. Wipe the knife with a towel before use. When used for slicing, the warm knife will dissolve the sugars in the pie, resulting in clean slices.


Some of the best bread makers of 2014 include the Zojirushi BB-CEC20, the Panasonic SD-YD250, the Sunbeam 5891 and the Cuisinart CBK-100, according to Consumer Search. These bread markers all receive strong reviews for their performance, reliability and features.