Can I use a hand blender to make breadcrumbs?

Making your own breadcrumbs is a good way to use up leftover bread and is very easy – all you need is a food processor (a good stick blender will also do the job).

What attachment do I use to make breadcrumbs?

1. To make fresh breadcrumbs, tear the bread into pieces and drop it into a food processor fitted with a blade. Whiz the bread in bursts until you have breadcrumbs of the size you want. If you want to make very even crumbs, push them through a coarse sieve.

How do I make breadcrumbs without a bread processor?

If making fresh breadcrumbs without the food processor, place the bread pieces into a freezer bag and freeze for about 2-3 hours or until ready to use. Grate the frozen bread slices on a grater. The fresh breadcrumbs keep airtight in the fridge for several days. If frozen, the breadcrumbs keep for several months.

How do I make my own crumbs?


  1. Place your stale bread in a food processor and blend until you have fine breadcrumbs. Use as is fresh or dry them out.
  2. Store the fresh breadcrumbs in the fridge for up to 1 week. Store the dried breadcrumbs in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks in the cupboard.

How do you dry bread for breadcrumbs?

Dry Breadcrumbs By Hand

  1. Preheat the oven to 250 F/120 C.
  2. Spread the chunks of bread out in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake until the pieces are crunchy dry and just starting to turn golden (but not burned).
  3. Transfer the bread to a plastic or paper bag.

How do you make breadcrumbs without a blender?

How to Make Breadcrumbs Without a Food Processor

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Slice the bread into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. Toast the bread for 15-18 minutes until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Put the bread in a plastic baggie.
  4. Voilà: breadcrumbs!

How do you blend without a food processor?

Combine liquids and solids in a mixer. Whether you’re using a hand mixer, a stand mixer, or an immersion blender, your mixer can function as a useful substitute for a food processor. Just place the food into a large, durable bowl and lower in the mixer, then turn it on.