Breadmakers review 2007

If there’s no bakery nearby, why not make your own bread?
 
 
 
 
 
  • Updated:9 Jul 2007
 

01.Introduction

Breadmakers

Test results for breadmakers priced from $100 to $289

We scored them for:

  • Baking performance on white bread from scratch and from a premix. Based on:
    • Evenness of crust colour
    • Uniformity of mixing
    • Crust texture
    • Even distribution of small bubbles through the loaf
    • Shape of the loaf
  • Baking perfomance of raisin loaf.
  • Ease of use.

Please note: this information was current as of July 2007 but is still a useful guide to today's market. For more recent information, see our Breadmakers review 2010


Findings:

Whether you use a premix or create your bread from scratch, all breadmakers can do more than create a standard white loaf — you can make bread of many kinds, rolls, pizza dough, focaccia, yeast-free bread, cakes … even jam.

A higher price doesn’t necessarily get you a machine that makes better bread, but it can buy more features and programs.

Models tested

  • BREVILLE BB280
  • BREVILLE BB290
  • BREVILLE BB420
  • GEORGE FOREMAN GFBM1000
  • PANASONIC SD-251 #
  • PANASONIC SD-253 #
  • SUNBEAM BM2100
  • SUNBEAM BM7800

# The two PANASONIC models have been discontinued.

 
 

 

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