Our test of five breadmakers found one stood out from the rest.
A breadmaker takes the hassle out of baking bread while giving you control over what goes into your loaf – just pop your ingredients into the pan, then set and forget.
Use our test results and buying advice to find a machine that’s the best thing since sliced bread.
In our bake-off we made 2 multigrain loaves: one “from scratch” using the manufacturer’s recipe; and one from a premix. Because of the increased interest in gluten-free products, we also baked one loaf made from a wholemeal gluten-free premix.
The loaves were assessed for:
We also assessed how easy it was to remove the loaf from the pan, how easy the pans were to remove and replace, how intuitive the controls and labels were, and how easy the machines were to clean.