Kneading bread dough is among the greatest issues to do with a stand mixer. However there are limits. Utilizing too excessive a pace whereas kneading can overtax, even injury, your machine. Producers usually advocate going no greater than low or medium-low (Velocity 2 or 3, relying on the mannequin) with yeast doughs. With softer bread dough, say, one thing like challah, I’m okay with pushing nearer to medium if I’m actually making an attempt to deliver the elements collectively. You may even briefly enhance the pace to medium and drop it again down as soon as issues are higher integrated. Do not forget that past the chance to your machine, you possibly can overknead the dough. In case your dough is particularly stiff, as with bagels, stick to the decrease finish of the spectrum.