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If you just can’t resist the smell and taste of freshly baked bread, you’re in the right place. I can’t either. If you ask me, family dinner without fresh homemade bread is something unthinkable.
To enjoy all the nutritional and emotional benefits of nice homemade bread in the easiest way, you’ll need to purchase one of those devices called bread makers. So, in this article, we’re going to present to you 5, in our opinion, the best bread machines.
If this is the first time you’re using a bread machine to make bread, please refer to the product manual. Also, if you’re a beginner we have one more suggestion: you’ll be blown away with the simplicity of use and how soft and delicious bread comes out of this wonder-making machine. Of course, you’ll probably feel proud of yourself – look at me, I’ve made it like a pro! So let’s dive into our list of 5 best bread makers on the internet!
We’ll start with the best-selling product in the category, and as you can see it’s Hamilton Beach’s bread maker. This very easy to use device comes with a non-stick dishwasher-safe pan and two kneading paddles. You can choose between two loaf sizes – 1.5 and 2 pounds – and three crust settings. As we said, it’s very easy to use – just put the ingredients, choose your desired setting, and push the start button. When it comes to settings, there are 12 of them, and some of them are French, quick, sweet, express, whole grain, cake, and others, with an audible reminder to add dried fruits and nuts. We must not forget nowadays so much popular gluten-free bread. Besides its popularity gluten-free option is also a must-have considering for people suffering from Celiac disease. Having that in mind, it’s worth mentioning that this bread machine comes packed with a booklet with Bob’s Mill custom gluten-free recipes.
When it comes to noise – yes you will hear it working, mixing the ingredients, etc, but that just can’t be considered as noise. It’s probably the quietest bread maker machine you’ll ever find. Besides being quiet and easy to use, it’s very easy to clean, so that gives it another plus on our list. Overall, it’s a great product, and we highly recommend it.View on Amazon
This bread maker is an Amazon’s Choice for a bread machine, and there is an obvious reason for that. For a pretty reasonable price, you’ll get a more than decent bread maker with 19 preprogrammed settings – from classic white bread to pizza dough – plus a 15-hour timer delay and 60 minutes Keep Warm function. Also, it can be set to automatically limit the preservatives you put in the bread dough and eliminate gluten, and it comes with three different settings for a bread dough size – 1, 1.5, and 2 pounds. Along with these digital features, you’ll get everything you need to make fresh artisan bread at home: non-stick pan, measuring cup and spoon, kneading blade, and metal hook to lift it out.
Having all this above we must say this bread maker comes with a lot more features compared to the previous one and they are both of the same price range. All these features are surely worth a few extra bucks. The only consideration we have on this bread maker is that it’s pretty loud, so have that in mind before purchasing it.View on Amazon
Writing about this bread maker we’re stepping into a much wider area of bit pricier bread machines. Although the higher price doesn’t always mean higher quality, we must say that it is true in this case, but only if we consider the materials these bread makers are made of. This bread machine is made of stainless steel, with a cover made of tempered glass. The pan that comes as part of it is a non-stick, ceramic pan, designed to heat the dough evenly and provide you a healthier meal. Simply said, this bread maker is made to be durable.
When it comes to features, it offers a wide variety of preprogrammed settings but they are almost the same as in the previously reviewed bread makers. It comes with three settings for the dough size – 1, 1.5, and 2.2 pounds; 17 modes to choose from; 15 hours delay timer and 1-hour keep-warm function, and detachable fruit and nuts dispenser. Also, it comes with a booklet with 300 recipes to choose from.
It’s worth mentioning that it comes with a 2-year warranty for all parts and accessories, and that the manufacturer has great customer service which replies within 24 hours. Overall, it’s a great product and you won’t regret purchasing it.View on Amazon
When it comes to kitchen devices, we just can’t avoid Cuisinart. The same goes for their bread maker. Also, it’s one of Amazon’s Choices in the category, so we have enough reasons to put it on this list. Jokes aside, this maker has all the features advanced bread machine needs to have – it comes with a 16 preprogrammed settings; 3 different settings for bread crust and the dough size; has a special low-carb and gluten-free presets enabling you to make up to 100 different types of bread. Some of the additional but usual settings include – 12 hours delay timer, bake-only option, and power-failure backup. The unique feature that differentiates it from the rest of the competition is the convection feature which circulates the air for superior crust color and texture, and it’s all BPA free. The only drawback we could think of is that is a bit noisy, but it can’t be silent, so have realistic expectations. Otherwise, it’s a great product and we highly recommend it.View on Amazon
This is another advanced bread maker on our list. It’s made of stainless steel with ceramic-coated pots and blades which makes it sturdy but easy to clean, too. Also, it comes with additional accessories like a recipe book, measuring cup and spoon; three rotating blades, a hook, and insulated gloves. Like the previous ones it comes with a whole bunch of preprogrammed settings – 18 of them – to make a whole variety of bread; 15 hours delay timer and a maximum capacity of 2 lb. Also, like the previous bread makers in this article, it comes with a fruit and nuts dispenser. On the other side, there is one thing that differentiates this bread machine from the rest of the competition. You can even make ice cream with a purchase of additional accessories.
It’s one of the highest-rated products in the category, with a whole bunch of positive reviews. Overall it’s a great product and we highly recommend it.View on Amazon
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