Top 5 Best Bread Baker Machines


Top 5 Best Bread Baker Machines

It was only very recently when I found out that kitchenware companies made bread baker machines. I’ve never lived in an apartment or house that never had an oven or stove. But kitchenware companies have heard (or experienced) the cries of those people who have wanted bread but have never had the means to make it. So, for the want of carbs, we’re back with Amazon, trying to find the top 5 best Bread Baker Machines. There are tons of these online, so we’ll be using several criteria to decide which is the best, such as price, utility (functions and modes), quality (material and build), and how many extra items that the machine comes with. I’m interested in what I’ll find and what advantages these Bread Bakers have over a conventional oven. Let’s get to it.


1. Hamilton Beach Bread Maker Machine, Digital, Programmable, 12 Settings + Gluten Free, Dishwasher Safe Pan + Kneading Paddle, 2 lb Capacity, Black (29882)


If bread is something you cannot resist, and you don’t have an oven (or the time) then getting a good-quality bread baking machine is your first thought. Hamilton makes one for a very good price and touches at least one base that any bread enthusiast can appreciate. This Bread Baker Machine comes plainly, with options to either bake 1.5 or 2 lbs of bread. It has non-slip bottoms to help keep it in place as it makes your bread, and one kneading paddle to make your bread.


Hamilton Beach Bread Maker Machine

Manufacturer Hamilton Beach

Item model number 29882

Country of Origin China

Item Weight 11.88 pounds

Product Dimensions 10.43 x 14.13 x 12.2 inc

ASIN B005EPRF1I

Color Black

Material Plastic

Capacity 2 Pounds

Voltage 120





Pros:

  • Has 12 baking cycles, enabling you to bake bread, cake, and more

  • Has 3 crust settings: light, medium, and dark.

  • Can bake gluten-free bread, and can be used to prep dinner rolls and other similar baked goods

Cons:

  • Some Amazon users have claimed that it may not have a warranty.

  • Has little in the way of extras coming with the bread machine.

 
 

2. Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker, 2 lb. loaf of bread, Stainless Steel/Black


Zojirushi is known for its amazing rice cookers, seen in many sushi restaurants both in the mainland of Japan and abroad, as well as in many homes. It was a pleasant surprise that they have bread baking machines on the market for sale. And according to Amazon’s patrons, their high quality translates into the bread machines as well. This Zojirushi bread baker machine comes only with a kneading paddle, and its stainless-steel frame. Let’s try to weigh in on its good and bad qualities.


Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker

Manufacturer Zojirushi

Item model number BB-PDC20BA

Country of Origin China

Item Weight 24 pounds

Product Dimensions 10.5 x 18 x 12.88 inch

Color Stainless Steel / Black

Material Stainless Steel

Capacity 2 Pounds

Wattage 700 watts



Pros:

  • Can bake many kinds of breads, such as whole wheat, gluten free and rapid whole wheat. Digital courses also allow for different European-styled breads.

  • Has double kneading blades, for even mixing, resulting in higher quality bread.

  • Dual heaters allow even and uniform baking.

  • Rapid courses enabling fast baking. Get fresh bread in little as 2 ½ hours.

Cons:

  • Other bread baking machines can a similar job for a fraction of the price. Choose the machine that lies within your budget.

  • Amazon users have complained that the kneading paddle can be easy to break, and costly to buy.

 
 

3. 25-in-1 Bread Machine, 2LB Stainless Steel Programmable Bread Maker with Nonstick Ceramic Pan, Button Design, 15H Reserve, 1H Keep Warm, 3 Loaf Sizes/Colors


Seoreei is an electronics brand that sells bread baking machines as well as other kitchenware. The bread machine featured here seems to have the perfect combination of utility and price that makes it a sure thing for the average consumer. Seoreei’s 25-in-1 Bread Machine comes with a kneading blade, a dual-sided measuring spoon, a measuring cup, and a metal hook.


2LB Stainless Steel Programmable Bread Maker

Manufacturer Seoreei

Item Weight 14.42 pounds

Package Dimensions 16 x 14.5 x 12.5 inc

ASIN B09BFBW297

Colors Light color,

Medium color,

Dark

Weight 500g/1LB,

750g/1.5LD,

1000g/2LB

Material Stainless Steel






Pros:

  • Bakes up to 2lbs of bread.

  • Delay timer: can keep bread warm for 60 mins, or can be set to bake up to 15 hrs later

  • Can still briefly work during a power outage

  • Has over 25 settings for different styles of bread, cakes, and other desserts.

  • Great combination of functions and utility for a great price.

Cons:

  • Amazon users have reported that parts for this machine can be a “cheap”. Be careful.

 
 

4. Oster Expressbake Breadmaker, 2-lb. Loaf Capacity, 2 lb, White/Ivory


Oster has also thrown their hat into the bread machine ring, and they all seem pretty cost-effective to the consumer that just wants fresh bread. It’s just what the doctor ordered if you don’t want all the fancy functions and controls, and all you want is a good slice.


Oster Expressbake Breadmaker


Manufacturer Oster

Item model number CKSTBRTW20

Country of Origin China

ASIN B003GXM0EM

Item Weight 8 pounds

Product Dimensions 12 x 11 x 11 inches

Color White/Ivory

Material Aluminum

Capacity 2 Pounds

Wattage 650 watts





Pros:

  • Can keep bread warm for up to an hour.

  • 12 different menu functions.

  • EXPRESSBAKE Function can bake a loaf of bread in an hour.

  • 13-hour delayable baking timer.

Cons:

  • Lacks the diverse menu functions and specs from more expensive bread machines.

 
 

5. Cuisinart CBK-200 Convection Bread Maker, 12" x 16.5" x 10.25”


Convection ovens are the smaller, yet more powerful and efficient cousins of the conventional oven, that can really get the job done with less space. Cuisinart, a kitchenware powerhouse, has done it again with a great product that I personally feel doesn’t break the bank. If invest the money in something like this, why get the convection version? It doesn’t get much better than that. This bread machine comes with 3 different-sized loaf pans but does not mix bread like other machines listed above. You’ll be on your own with that one.


Cuisinart CBK-200 Convection Bread Maker

Manufacturer Cuisinart

Item model number CBK-200

Item Weight 16 pounds

Product Dimensions 19 x 16 x 13 inches

ASIN B0009VELTQ

Country of Origin China

Color Convection

Material Stainless Steel

Capacity 2 Pounds

Wattage 680 watts



Pros:

  • 16 different preprogrammed menu options, yielding over 100 different baked goods and jam options.

  • The convection oven has superior air circulation, making great bread.

  • Good for gluten-free baking, and even provides gluten-free recipes.

  • 3-year warranty.

Cons:

  • There are other bread baker machines that can do the job for cheaper.

  • Does not mix bread, so it is not completely hands-off.

 
 

I’ve covered all your bases. Price, brand (with equates to quality, hopefully) utility, and extra goodies. I was surprised to see how versatile these bread machines can be, and how easily they can be adapted into your life. Pretty much every brand of these machines has its eyes out for the gluten-free lifestyle, so celiac disease sufferers don’t feel left out. I didn’t know how easy it was to get access to bistro quality bread, and I’m happy that I’ve shared that knowledge with you. Now just don’t eat too much.



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