Updated 21 Sep 2017

Sunbeam

Bakehouse BM4500

Snapshot: This horizontal-pan breadmaker has 3 loaf size options and a delayed start function. But it lacks a progress indicator. How does it perform?

Bakehouse BM4500
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$289.99

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Test results

Overall score
57
Multigrain: from scratch
?/10
Multigrain: premix
?/10
Wholemeal gluten-free: premix
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Good multigrain “from scratch” result.
  • 3 loaf size options.

But

  • Poor result for multigrain premix.
  • Poor result for wholemeal gluten-free premix.
  • No progress indicator.
  • Has a long cycle time (4hrs 49mins).
  • Mostly stainless-steel exterior takes more effort to keep clean.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Multigrain: from scratch using the manufacturer's recipe (30 percent)
  • Multigrain: premix (30 percent)
  • Wholemeal gluten-free: premix (10 percent)
  • Ease of use (30 percent)

Prices are from an October 2013 survey.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$289.99

Specifications

Exterior H x W x D (cm)
31 x 34 x 25
Bread pan H x W x D (cm)
13 x 18 x 14
Loaf-size options
500g, 750g, 1kg
Pan shape
Horizontal
Cycle time (hours : mins)
4:49

Features

Delayed start
Progress indicator
×
Power-failure protection
Power-failure protection length (mins)
n/a
Fruit and nut dispenser
Removable lid
Viewing window
Loaf-colour options
Keep-warm function

More Info

Availability
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