Updated 21 Sep 2017


Bakehouse Compact BM2500

Snapshot: A breadmaker with a vertical pan and delayed-start function. But it has only 1 loaf size option and no progress indicator. How does it perform?

Bakehouse Compact BM2500
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Test results

Overall score
Multigrain: from scratch
Multigrain: premix
Wholemeal gluten-free: premix
Ease of use

Good points

  • Very good multigrain “from scratch” result.
  • Good multigrain premix result.
  • Loaf reasonably easy to remove.
  • Small rounded unit (easier to store).
  • Good price.


  • Just OK result for wholemeal gluten-free premix.
  • Kneading blade gets stuck in bread (but is easy to remove).
  • No progress indicator.
  • No fruit and nut dispenser.
  • Only 1 loaf size option.

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


Price guide


Exterior H x W x D (cm)
28 x 26 x 30
Bread pan H x W x D (cm)
14 x 14 x 14
Loaf-size options
Pan shape
Cycle time (hours : mins)


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

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