Updated 21 Sep 2017

Sunbeam

SmartBake Custom BM7850

Snapshot: A breadmaker with all the bells and whistles and a price tag to match. But how does it perform?

SmartBake Custom BM7850
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$399.99

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Test results

Overall score
71
Multigrain: from scratch
?/10
Multigrain: premix
?/10
Wholemeal gluten-free: premix
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good multigrain “from scratch” result.
  • Good multigrain premix result.
  • Loaf easy to remove.
  • 3 loaf size options.

But

  • Just OK result for wholemeal gluten-free premix.
  • Kneading blade is difficult to remove from pan (although it doesn’t usually get stuck in the bread).
  • Digital display is difficult to read.
  • Relatively expensive.

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
$399.99

Specifications

Exterior H x W x D (cm)
31 x 39 x 24
Bread pan H x W x D (cm)
14 x 20 x 14
Loaf-size options
750g, 1kg, 1.25kg
Pan shape
Horizontal
Cycle time (hours : mins)
4:00

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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