> I've found that if you use too small a quantity of bread mix you get a
> small brick instead of a nice fluffy loaf of bread. Not sure why.
If you mean the packaged bread mixes, yeah - they always make bricks in no
matter which ABM I tried them. I think there's too much sugar or the riser
(yeast or baking powder/soda) is flat.
With fresh ingredients I *rarely* get a brick and never in the past year
using decent recipes.