Personally, I love that each box of Breville bread maker comes with an extensive manual. Not only does it covers the operational part of the machine but it also comes with several bread recipes. What’s even greater is that each booklet also have baking and measurement conversions/substitutions tips to help home bread bakers.
Breville Custom Loaf BBM800XL
One of the most fancy and expensive bread makers that I have seen on a store shelf would have to be the Breville Custom Loaf. Despite its hefty price tag, I could not resist snatching it off the shelf when I needed a new bread maker recently.
You can customize the bread to your liking with this machine – you will be able to program for any recipe from the get-go, specifying the timing and temperature for each phase. After starting the machine, you will be able to leave it alone and let it do its thing. If you have the impulse to check it midway, there is a pause button. I also like that the smart, backlit LCD screen is large and easy-to-read.
For a first-time baker, you can easily make a loaf with Breville’s recipes. You will be happy to know that the controls and manual are easy to use. The beauty of this machine is that as you master the art of bread making, it will accommodate you as you progress. You will be able to fine-tune your recipes according to your altitude, type of flour, and any other secret tweaks to your bread recipes to get that perfect loaf for you.
After one year of using this Breville bread machine, I have only experienced one collapsed loaf (which was very likely user error) so I think it’s safe to say that it produces consistent results. I love that the machine makes me feel that I can make just about anything easily, with the help of recipes. Currently, my bread has to have nuts and raisins so the timed hopper on the lid is a great feature. It disperses the fruits and nuts evenly for me. You can even braid or roll the dough before baking.
It may seem to be a lot to pay for a bread maker, but for this bread machine, it will be a lifelong investment. It fits anyone of any baking expertise. You will be happy that you made the purchase once you smell the delicious aroma of fresh baked bread wafting in your house. Here is the lowest price I’ve seen for this bread machine yet: Breville BBM800XL
More About Breville:
Hailing from the land down under, Breville has been in the small kitchen appliance industry since 1932 and is the maker of the original sandwich toaster. It’s no wonder that they eventually come out with their own line of bread makers. These Breville bread makers have grown popular over the past few years as among the most reliable and innovative models in the market.