Best bread baking supplies every home baker needs

Unlike glassblowing or dressage, baking bread is a low-cost hobby. You’ll need flour, packaged yeast, or a sourdough starter (which you can order online, obtain from a friend, or cultivate yourself), and an oven. All other equipment is negotiable.

Even if you’re just getting started with bread baking, you can produce something worth making into toast before buying a bread machine. Tools such as these can be helpful regardless of whether you use an appliance to make bread or do it by hand.

Best bread baking supplies

There is a great deal of trial and error in the bread-making process. Precise measurements, proper ingredients, and practical tools are just as important. You’ll find all of the must-have ingredients here that will help you bake your best bread.

1 – Food Scale

Precision is essential in baking, and even the tiniest miscalculation can result in a disastrous outcome. In our kitchen, a small kitchen scale is by far the most frequently used appliance. We recommend it to every interested baker.

OXO Good Grips 22-Pound Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull Out Display
  • 22-lbs capacity
  • Zero function allows for zeroing scale before adding additional ingredients
  • Measures in 1/8-ounce (us) and 1-gram (metric) increments for greater accuracy
  • Stainless steel platform can be removed for cleaning
OXO Good Grips 11-Pound Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull-Out Display
  • Stainless steel is smudge and fingerprint-resistant Zero function for taring the scale before weighing additional ingredients Digital screen with large, easy-to-read numbers Removable platform for convenient cleaning
  • Pull-Out display prevents shadowing from large plates or bowls
  • Unit conversion button to measure in ounces, pounds, gram or kilogram
OXO Good Grips 5-lb Food Scale with Pull-Out Display
  • 5-pound-capacity Food Scale measures in 1/8-ounce and 1-gram increments
  • Display pulls away from base to avoid shadowing from plates or bowls
  • Zero function tares Scale before adding additional ingredients
  • Easy-read display features large digital numbers with optional backlight
  • Convenient meter shows how much of Scale’s capacity remains
  • Platform removes for hand washing, thin profile allows for simple storage
  • Cord-free design makes for a no-fuss setup, four AAA batteries included
Etekcity Food Scale with Bowl, Timer, and Temperature Sensor, Digital Kitchen Weight for Cooking and Baking, 2.06 QT, Silver
  • Precise measurement: 11lb/5kg capacity with a division of 0.1oz/1g
  • Multifunctional: includes room temperature sensor and alarm timer
  • Sleek & sturdy
  • Clear RESULTS
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OXO Good Grips 22-Pound Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull Out Display OXO Good Grips 22-Pound Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull Out Display
  • 22-lbs capacity
  • Zero function allows for zeroing scale before adding additional ingredients
  • Measures in 1/8-ounce (us) and 1-gram (metric) increments for greater accuracy
  • Stainless steel platform can be removed for cleaning
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OXO Good Grips 11-Pound Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull-Out Display OXO Good Grips 11-Pound Stainless Steel Food Scale with Pull-Out Display
  • Stainless steel is smudge and fingerprint-resistant Zero function for taring the scale before weighing additional ingredients Digital screen with large, easy-to-read numbers Removable platform for convenient cleaning
  • Pull-Out display prevents shadowing from large plates or bowls
  • Unit conversion button to measure in ounces, pounds, gram or kilogram
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OXO Good Grips 5-lb Food Scale with Pull-Out Display OXO Good Grips 5-lb Food Scale with Pull-Out Display
  • 5-pound-capacity Food Scale measures in 1/8-ounce and 1-gram increments
  • Display pulls away from base to avoid shadowing from plates or bowls
  • Zero function tares Scale before adding additional ingredients
  • Easy-read display features large digital numbers with optional backlight
  • Convenient meter shows how much of Scale’s capacity remains
  • Platform removes for hand washing, thin profile allows for simple storage
  • Cord-free design makes for a no-fuss setup, four AAA batteries included
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Etekcity Food Scale with Bowl, Timer, and Temperature Sensor, Digital Kitchen Weight for Cooking and Baking, 2.06 QT, Silver Etekcity Food Scale with Bowl, Timer, and Temperature Sensor, Digital Kitchen Weight for Cooking and Baking, 2.06 QT, Silver
  • Precise measurement: 11lb/5kg capacity with a division of 0.1oz/1g
  • Multifunctional: includes room temperature sensor and alarm timer
  • Sleek & sturdy
  • Clear RESULTS
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2 – Bench scraper

Cut dough with the stainless blade, lay it flat, scrape the dough off a cutting board, and peel cookies and cinnamon rolls from a cookie sheet.

OXO Stainless Steel Good Grips Multi-Purpose Scraper & Chopper, 1 Count
  • Great for cutting dough, sectioning crusts, scraping baking sheets, chopping veggies and more
  • Stainless steel blade includes quarter inch markings for easy measuring
  • Soft, comfortable non slip handle
  • Tall enough to keep hands away from food
  • Dishwasher safe
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OXO Stainless Steel Good Grips Multi-Purpose Scraper & Chopper, 1 Count OXO Stainless Steel Good Grips Multi-Purpose Scraper & Chopper, 1 Count
  • Great for cutting dough, sectioning crusts, scraping baking sheets, chopping veggies and more
  • Stainless steel blade includes quarter inch markings for easy measuring
  • Soft, comfortable non slip handle
  • Tall enough to keep hands away from food
  • Dishwasher safe
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3 – Mixing Bowls/Containers

While any bowl will work for mixing ingredients, dough that expands in size and is picky about how long it needs to proof, a clear, graduated container will help you keep an eye on things.

There are many types of materials like glass, steel, etc…so you can choose one of them.

If you like glass, Anchor Hocking Glass Mixing Bowls set is fantastic, and we own it. There are so many different sizes for so many other ingredients!

These Cake Boss bowls and these OXO Mixing Bowls are also favorites. The pour spouts and rubberized bases on both sets are heavy-duty. We use and love these OXO Metal Mixing Bowls if you’re looking for stainless steel mixing bowls.

Cambro 6SFSCW135 Camsquare Food Container, 6-Quart, Polycarbonate, Clear, NSF
  • Durable 6 quart square storage container for storing or transporting a variety of foods
  • Crystal clear virtually unbreakable polycarbonate allows you to easily identify contents
  • Stain and odor resistant to food acids and oils
  • Square shape maximizes storage space
  • Safe to use in refrigerators, freezers and dishwashers; NSF approved
Anchor Hocking Glass Mixing Bowls, Mixed, Set of 10
  • INCLUDES: This Anchor Hocking set of mixing bowls contains (1) 1-ounce, (1) 2-ounce, (1) 4-ounce, (1) 6-ounce, (1) 10-ounce, (1) 16-ounce, (1) 1-quart, (1) 1.5-quart, (1) 2.5-quart and (1) 3.5-quart. Beautify how you prep, serve how you mix.
  • DURABLE: This set of mixing bowls was designed so you have every size you need in one place. Less work means more enjoyment.
  • SAFE: Anchor Hocking glass is healthier than plastic and metal. It will not warp, stain, retain smells, or leach dangerous chemicals into food or drinks.
  • FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY
  • AMERICAN MADE GLASS SINCE 1905
OXO Good Grips 3- Piece Mixing Bowl Set
  • 3-Piece Set includes 1.5-quart, 3-quart and 5-quart Mixing Bowls
  • 1-1/2-quart size perfect for whisking eggs or salad dressings, 3-quart size designed for use with electric mixers, 5-quart size ideal for tossing salads or serving popcorn
  • Non-skid bottoms stabilize Bowls while mixing, even on a tilt
  • Bowls nest for compact storage
  • Available in three color combinations
  • Dishwasher safe, BPA free
OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowl Set
  • 3-Piece Set includes 1.5-quart, 3-quart and 5-quart Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls
  • 1.5-quart size ideal for whisking eggs or salad dressings, 3-quart size perfect for use with electric mixers, 5-quart size designed for doubling recipes, tossing salads and serving popcorn
  • Stainless steel interiors won't retain odors or colors, white plastic exteriors shield hands from extreme heat
  • Non-skid bottoms stabilize Bowls while mixing, even when tilted
  • Perfect for chilling and marinating
  • Bowls nest for compact storage, dishwasher safe
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Cambro 6SFSCW135 Camsquare Food Container, 6-Quart, Polycarbonate, Clear, NSF Cambro 6SFSCW135 Camsquare Food Container, 6-Quart, Polycarbonate, Clear, NSF
  • Durable 6 quart square storage container for storing or transporting a variety of foods
  • Crystal clear virtually unbreakable polycarbonate allows you to easily identify contents
  • Stain and odor resistant to food acids and oils
  • Square shape maximizes storage space
  • Safe to use in refrigerators, freezers and dishwashers; NSF approved
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Anchor Hocking Glass Mixing Bowls, Mixed, Set of 10 Anchor Hocking Glass Mixing Bowls, Mixed, Set of 10
  • INCLUDES: This Anchor Hocking set of mixing bowls contains (1) 1-ounce, (1) 2-ounce, (1) 4-ounce, (1) 6-ounce, (1) 10-ounce, (1) 16-ounce, (1) 1-quart, (1) 1.5-quart, (1) 2.5-quart and (1) 3.5-quart. Beautify how you prep, serve how you mix.
  • DURABLE: This set of mixing bowls was designed so you have every size you need in one place. Less work means more enjoyment.
  • SAFE: Anchor Hocking glass is healthier than plastic and metal. It will not warp, stain, retain smells, or leach dangerous chemicals into food or drinks.
  • FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY
  • AMERICAN MADE GLASS SINCE 1905
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OXO Good Grips 3- Piece Mixing Bowl Set OXO Good Grips 3- Piece Mixing Bowl Set
  • 3-Piece Set includes 1.5-quart, 3-quart and 5-quart Mixing Bowls
  • 1-1/2-quart size perfect for whisking eggs or salad dressings, 3-quart size designed for use with electric mixers, 5-quart size ideal for tossing salads or serving popcorn
  • Non-skid bottoms stabilize Bowls while mixing, even on a tilt
  • Bowls nest for compact storage
  • Available in three color combinations
  • Dishwasher safe, BPA free
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OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowl Set OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Stainless-Steel Mixing Bowl Set
  • 3-Piece Set includes 1.5-quart, 3-quart and 5-quart Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls
  • 1.5-quart size ideal for whisking eggs or salad dressings, 3-quart size perfect for use with electric mixers, 5-quart size designed for doubling recipes, tossing salads and serving popcorn
  • Stainless steel interiors won't retain odors or colors, white plastic exteriors shield hands from extreme heat
  • Non-skid bottoms stabilize Bowls while mixing, even when tilted
  • Perfect for chilling and marinating
  • Bowls nest for compact storage, dishwasher safe
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4 – Oven Thermometer

Incorrect temperature ruins baked goods, wasting both time and money spent on the recipe. An oven thermometer is a low-cost solution to this mess. While they are inexpensive, they are indispensable in a baker’s kitchen. Put it in your oven, so you always know what the temperature is.

Taylor Precision Products Thermometer Large Dial Fridge, 3.25'', Silver
  • LARGE DIAL: An extra-large, colorful 3-1/4-inch dial makes this oven thermometer easy to read.
  • HIGHLY ACCURATE: The temperature ranges from 100 degrees to 600 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • TEMP INDICATION: The dial features a glass lens with a red pointer to indicate temperature.
  • DURABLE: The stainless steel construction provides strength, durability, and corrosion resistance.
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: This unique design can be hung from a rack or stand on its own.
  • NSF: The thermometer is NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) certified so it complies with all required standards for the quality, durability and cleanability of consumer products.
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY: Make your purchase with confidence.
Rubbermaid Commercial Products Stainless Steel Instant Read Oven/Grill/Smoker Monitoring Thermometer
  • Necessary for food safety
  • Extreme temperature range
  • Perfect for any kitchen
  • Many uses: This product is perfect for traditional ovens, toaster ovens, grills, smokers, or any heat based food appliance Durable material
  • Battery free design
  • National Sanitation Foundation certified
  • I/O port - USB 3. 0 x 1, USB 2. 0 x 2, HD Audio x 1, Reset Button x 1
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Taylor Precision Products Thermometer Large Dial Fridge, 3.25'', Silver Taylor Precision Products Thermometer Large Dial Fridge, 3.25'', Silver
  • LARGE DIAL: An extra-large, colorful 3-1/4-inch dial makes this oven thermometer easy to read.
  • HIGHLY ACCURATE: The temperature ranges from 100 degrees to 600 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • TEMP INDICATION: The dial features a glass lens with a red pointer to indicate temperature.
  • DURABLE: The stainless steel construction provides strength, durability, and corrosion resistance.
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: This unique design can be hung from a rack or stand on its own.
  • NSF: The thermometer is NSF (National Sanitation Foundation) certified so it complies with all required standards for the quality, durability and cleanability of consumer products.
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY: Make your purchase with confidence.
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Rubbermaid Commercial Products Stainless Steel Instant Read Oven/Grill/Smoker Monitoring Thermometer Rubbermaid Commercial Products Stainless Steel Instant Read Oven/Grill/Smoker Monitoring Thermometer
  • Necessary for food safety
  • Extreme temperature range
  • Perfect for any kitchen
  • Many uses: This product is perfect for traditional ovens, toaster ovens, grills, smokers, or any heat based food appliance Durable material
  • Battery free design
  • National Sanitation Foundation certified
  • I/O port - USB 3. 0 x 1, USB 2. 0 x 2, HD Audio x 1, Reset Button x 1
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5 – Cooling Racks

Never leave bread, cakes, cupcakes, muffins, or other baked goods to cool in a pan set on the counter. Because no air is getting to the bottom of the pan, the cooling rate is prolonged. And what about cookies? They must cool on racks, not on the counter or the baking sheet.

Cooling racks are essential for stopping the cooking process and allowing your baked goods to cool evenly. Consider this: baked goods are cooked on racks, right? They should also cool on racks. Unless you bake every day, having two is ideal.

CIA Masters Collection 12 Inch x 17 Inch Wire Cooling Rack, Chrome Plate Steel
  • Sturdy construction
  • Fits 1/2 sheet pan
  • Top honors from national cooking magazine in 2008
  • Chrome over steel construction
  • Closely spaced wires prevent 'sagging'
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CIA Masters Collection 12 Inch x 17 Inch Wire Cooling Rack, Chrome Plate Steel CIA Masters Collection 12 Inch x 17 Inch Wire Cooling Rack, Chrome Plate Steel
  • Sturdy construction
  • Fits 1/2 sheet pan
  • Top honors from national cooking magazine in 2008
  • Chrome over steel construction
  • Closely spaced wires prevent 'sagging'
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6 – Loaf Pan

With sandwich bread, especially, you should use a loaf pan so that your bread will be uniform in shape. If you choose the no-knead method, you should use a cast iron loaf pan that has been preheated correctly in the oven before placing the dough inside.

USA Pan Bakeware Aluminized Steel Loaf Pan, 1 Pound, Silver
  • Aluminized steel 1 pound loaf pan- measures 8. 5 x 4. 5 x 2. 75 inch
  • Unique corrugated surface design facilitates air circulation for evenly baked goods and quick release
  • Coated with Americoat - a silicone that is PTFE, PFOA and BPA free
  • Made with a blend of New and recycled steel; Limited life-time
Rachael Ray Yum-o! Bakeware Oven Lovin' Nonstick Loaf Pan, 9-Inch by 5-Inch Steel Pan, Gray with Orange Handles
  • NONSTICK BREAD LOAF PAN
  • LONG LASTING LOAF PAN
  • HEAT IT UP 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • EASY HANDLING: Colorful grippy 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pan handles offer a confident grasp when pulling breads, meatloaves, cakes or casseroles from the oven.
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USA Pan Bakeware Aluminized Steel Loaf Pan, 1 Pound, Silver USA Pan Bakeware Aluminized Steel Loaf Pan, 1 Pound, Silver
  • Aluminized steel 1 pound loaf pan- measures 8. 5 x 4. 5 x 2. 75 inch
  • Unique corrugated surface design facilitates air circulation for evenly baked goods and quick release
  • Coated with Americoat - a silicone that is PTFE, PFOA and BPA free
  • Made with a blend of New and recycled steel; Limited life-time
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Rachael Ray Yum-o! Bakeware Oven Lovin' Nonstick Loaf Pan, 9-Inch by 5-Inch Steel Pan, Gray with Orange Handles Rachael Ray Yum-o! Bakeware Oven Lovin' Nonstick Loaf Pan, 9-Inch by 5-Inch Steel Pan, Gray with Orange Handles
  • NONSTICK BREAD LOAF PAN
  • LONG LASTING LOAF PAN
  • HEAT IT UP 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • EASY HANDLING: Colorful grippy 9-inch by 5-inch loaf pan handles offer a confident grasp when pulling breads, meatloaves, cakes or casseroles from the oven.
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7 – Proofing Basket

A bread basket helps keep your bread’s shape during the final proof and promotes a higher rise.

XDLEX Bread Proofing Baskets Set of 1 5 inch Round Shaped Dough Proofing Bowls w/Liners Perfect for Professional & Home Sourdough Bread Baking
  • WELL MADE & EXCELLENT HANDMADE Performs proofing bowls complies with German Food Safe so you can make healthier artisan bread.
  • VERY AFFORDABLE
  • Nature rattan cane material sourdough bread banneton proofing basket set proven to wicker moisture away from the surface for the crispy round crust, dough removes and releases nicely, sticks less and dustless flour on proving baskets over time.
  • Banneton basket ridges/depth produces spiral ring patterns and bakes thousands of French Artisan European style bakery batard loaves for life baking.
Proofing Set, by Kook, Sourdough Bread, 2 Rattan Banneton Baskets, 2 Basket Covers, Metal Scraper, Plastic Scraper, Scoring Lame, 5 Blades and Case, Round Shape
  • Premium Banneton Proofing Basket: Ideal 9 inch basket, holds up to 2 lbs of dough perfect for making delicious and healthy, sourdough bread.
  • Includes: 2 Banneton Baskets + 2 cloths +1 Scoring Lame + 1 Plastic Scraper + 4 Spare Blades + Scoring Lame Cover.
  • Excellent hand-crafted material: made from 100% pure all natural rattan + smooth wooden tool handles made from pure natural Beach Wood.
  • Superior Quality: The basket is excellently crafted, with a smooth splinter -free surface and natural mold resistance
  • Cleaning Tips: simple and easy cleaning process, just quick hand rinse and air dry.
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XDLEX Bread Proofing Baskets Set of 1 5 inch Round Shaped Dough Proofing Bowls w/Liners Perfect for Professional & Home Sourdough Bread Baking XDLEX Bread Proofing Baskets Set of 1 5 inch Round Shaped Dough Proofing Bowls w/Liners Perfect for Professional & Home Sourdough Bread Baking
  • WELL MADE & EXCELLENT HANDMADE Performs proofing bowls complies with German Food Safe so you can make healthier artisan bread.
  • VERY AFFORDABLE
  • Nature rattan cane material sourdough bread banneton proofing basket set proven to wicker moisture away from the surface for the crispy round crust, dough removes and releases nicely, sticks less and dustless flour on proving baskets over time.
  • Banneton basket ridges/depth produces spiral ring patterns and bakes thousands of French Artisan European style bakery batard loaves for life baking.
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Proofing Set, by Kook, Sourdough Bread, 2 Rattan Banneton Baskets, 2 Basket Covers, Metal Scraper, Plastic Scraper, Scoring Lame, 5 Blades and Case, Round Shape Proofing Set, by Kook, Sourdough Bread, 2 Rattan Banneton Baskets, 2 Basket Covers, Metal Scraper, Plastic Scraper, Scoring Lame, 5 Blades and Case, Round Shape
  • Premium Banneton Proofing Basket: Ideal 9 inch basket, holds up to 2 lbs of dough perfect for making delicious and healthy, sourdough bread.
  • Includes: 2 Banneton Baskets + 2 cloths +1 Scoring Lame + 1 Plastic Scraper + 4 Spare Blades + Scoring Lame Cover.
  • Excellent hand-crafted material: made from 100% pure all natural rattan + smooth wooden tool handles made from pure natural Beach Wood.
  • Superior Quality: The basket is excellently crafted, with a smooth splinter -free surface and natural mold resistance
  • Cleaning Tips: simple and easy cleaning process, just quick hand rinse and air dry.
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8 – Kitchen Thermometer

Check the internal doneness of your bread and the water temperature to ensure that the yeast can do its job during the fermentation process.

Taylor Precision Products Waterproof Digital Instant Read Thermometer for Cooking, BBQ, Grilling, Baking, and Meat, Comes with Pocket Sleeve Clip, Red
  • WATERPROOF DESIGN
  • RECALIBRATABLE
  • HIGHLY ACCURATE: Thermometer can measure temperatures ranging from -40 to 450°F and -40 to 230°C The 9842 has an average of 5. 3 seconds for response time from room temp to 165°F in water
Rubbermaid Commercial Products Food/Meat Instant Read Thermometer, Pocket Size (FGTHP220C) , Red
  • NECESSARY FOR FOOD SAFETY
  • EXTREME TEMPERATURE RANGE between 0° and 220° degrees Fahrenheit
  • PERFECT FOR ANY KITCHEN
  • EASY CLEAN
  • DURABLE MATERIAL
  • BATTERY FREE DESIGN
  • ADJUSTABLE MEASUREMENTS
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Taylor Precision Products Waterproof Digital Instant Read Thermometer for Cooking, BBQ, Grilling, Baking, and Meat, Comes with Pocket Sleeve Clip, Red Taylor Precision Products Waterproof Digital Instant Read Thermometer for Cooking, BBQ, Grilling, Baking, and Meat, Comes with Pocket Sleeve Clip, Red
  • WATERPROOF DESIGN
  • RECALIBRATABLE
  • HIGHLY ACCURATE: Thermometer can measure temperatures ranging from -40 to 450°F and -40 to 230°C The 9842 has an average of 5. 3 seconds for response time from room temp to 165°F in water
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Rubbermaid Commercial Products Food/Meat Instant Read Thermometer, Pocket Size (FGTHP220C) , Red Rubbermaid Commercial Products Food/Meat Instant Read Thermometer, Pocket Size (FGTHP220C) , Red
  • NECESSARY FOR FOOD SAFETY
  • EXTREME TEMPERATURE RANGE between 0° and 220° degrees Fahrenheit
  • PERFECT FOR ANY KITCHEN
  • EASY CLEAN
  • DURABLE MATERIAL
  • BATTERY FREE DESIGN
  • ADJUSTABLE MEASUREMENTS
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9 – Starter

If you can’t start your sourdough, find a local bakery or an online sourdough source. This article can help you learn how to acquire some sourdough starter.

Organic Sourdough Starter
  • Activation is totally simple--just mix up the starter with some flour and water and watch it wake up. It could not be easier!
  • Your friends and family will not believe that you made the fabulous artisan bread that you serve them. The wild yeast and the lactobacillus change not only the flavor of your bread, but also the crust and crumb. Your homemade bread will be nothing like bread made with commercial baker's yeast.
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Saf Instant Yeast, 1 Pound Pouch
  • Safe Instant Yeast is one of the top selling yeasts in the world
  • Comes in a large, 16-ounce (1 Pound) vacuum-packed bag
  • Store in an airtight container; for 6 months at room temperature or in the fridge; or for a year or longer in your freezer
  • Fast acting and long lasting
  • Saf Instant Yeast is one of the top selling yeasts in the world
  • Comes in a large, 16-ounce (1 Pound) vacuum-packed bag
  • Store in an airtight container; for 6 months at room temperature or in the fridge; or for a year or longer in your freezer
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Organic Sourdough Starter The Real One from San Francisco with a No-Questions-Asked Replacement Guarantee and a Free Bowl Scraper Organic Sourdough Starter
  • Activation is totally simple--just mix up the starter with some flour and water and watch it wake up. It could not be easier!
  • Your friends and family will not believe that you made the fabulous artisan bread that you serve them. The wild yeast and the lactobacillus change not only the flavor of your bread, but also the crust and crumb. Your homemade bread will be nothing like bread made with commercial baker's yeast.
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Best Seller Saf Instant Yeast, 1 Pound Pouch Saf Instant Yeast, 1 Pound Pouch
  • Safe Instant Yeast is one of the top selling yeasts in the world
  • Comes in a large, 16-ounce (1 Pound) vacuum-packed bag
  • Store in an airtight container; for 6 months at room temperature or in the fridge; or for a year or longer in your freezer
  • Fast acting and long lasting
  • Saf Instant Yeast is one of the top selling yeasts in the world
  • Comes in a large, 16-ounce (1 Pound) vacuum-packed bag
  • Store in an airtight container; for 6 months at room temperature or in the fridge; or for a year or longer in your freezer
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10 – Flour

The flours listed below are my favorites at home, but shop locally first! There are many great farmers and millers all over the place with fantastic flour options.

100% Organic Whole Dark Rye Flour
  • Perfect for German and Nordic style breads, blending with a ‘Bread Flour’ for an interesting sourdough, and a nice addition to cookies and brownies.
  • The rye used in this flour is grown organically by family farmers on the pristine Northern plains.
  • Milled 100% whole and contains all the nutrition of an intact kernel of Rye.
  • Contains no additives, is certified Organic, GMO-Free, Kosher, and Vegan.
Giusto's Vita-Grain All-Natural Artisan Malted Unbleached Bread Flour, 5lb Bag
  • Giusto's Vita-Grain All-Natural Artisan Malted Unbleached Bread Flour, 5lb Bag
  • Premium unbleached malted bread flour
  • Made with the finest all-natural wheat
  • All-Natural, Non-GMO
100% Organic All Purpose Unbleached White Baking Flour - 10 Pound
  • Best for cookies, muffins, brownies, pancakes, quick-breads, and other ‘All Purpose Flour’ applications. Not bleached and contains no Bromate.
  • The wheat used in this flour is grown organically in high mountain valleys on family owned farms.
  • Certified Organic, GMO-Free, Kosher, and Vegan.
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B08BFFG82B 100% Organic Whole Dark Rye Flour
  • Perfect for German and Nordic style breads, blending with a ‘Bread Flour’ for an interesting sourdough, and a nice addition to cookies and brownies.
  • The rye used in this flour is grown organically by family farmers on the pristine Northern plains.
  • Milled 100% whole and contains all the nutrition of an intact kernel of Rye.
  • Contains no additives, is certified Organic, GMO-Free, Kosher, and Vegan.
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Giusto's Vita-Grain All-Natural Artisan Malted Unbleached Bread Flour, 5lb Bag Giusto's Vita-Grain All-Natural Artisan Malted Unbleached Bread Flour, 5lb Bag
  • Giusto's Vita-Grain All-Natural Artisan Malted Unbleached Bread Flour, 5lb Bag
  • Premium unbleached malted bread flour
  • Made with the finest all-natural wheat
  • All-Natural, Non-GMO
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100% Organic All Purpose Unbleached White Baking Flour - 10 Pound 100% Organic All Purpose Unbleached White Baking Flour - 10 Pound
  • Best for cookies, muffins, brownies, pancakes, quick-breads, and other ‘All Purpose Flour’ applications. Not bleached and contains no Bromate.
  • The wheat used in this flour is grown organically in high mountain valleys on family owned farms.
  • Certified Organic, GMO-Free, Kosher, and Vegan.
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10 – Freshly-milled flour

If you’re going to spend the time and effort to make your bread, why not use the highest-quality ingredients? This makes a big difference in the quality of your bread. Using freshly milled flours (and mixing different varieties) is a must if you want your bread to taste exceptional. Those who consider themselves “bakers from scratch” can even buy a mill and grind their flour.

NutriMill Classic High-Speed Grain/Flour Mill
  • Advanced technology: Improved texture control, stronger milling heads, unique Force Flow sound/air chamber design which results in 50% noise reduction, improved motor cooling, and longer life.
  • Protects nutrients: The NutriMill Classic keeps your flour at temperatures typically about 118° that protect the nutrients in your grains.
  • Powerful 10 amp, 1-3/4 hp motor quickly produces your choice of fine, medium or coarse flour. Grind up to 5 cups of flour per minute.
  • Stainles steel impact grain milling heads provide a 400% range of adjustment from fine to coarse flour, ten times greater than earlier impact mills. grinds wheat (both hard and soft), oat groats (dehulled oats), rice, triticale, kamut, spelt, dry beans, lentils, dent (field) corn, popcorn, dried sweet corn, split peas, buckwheat, barley, rye, millet, teff, quinoa, amaranth, sorghum, dried mung beans and soybeans
  • Includes Grain Hopper Extension to increase capacty, Air Filter, and Separator Cup. Limited lifetime warranty
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NutriMill Classic High-Speed Grain/Flour Mill NutriMill Classic High-Speed Grain/Flour Mill
  • Advanced technology: Improved texture control, stronger milling heads, unique Force Flow sound/air chamber design which results in 50% noise reduction, improved motor cooling, and longer life.
  • Protects nutrients: The NutriMill Classic keeps your flour at temperatures typically about 118° that protect the nutrients in your grains.
  • Powerful 10 amp, 1-3/4 hp motor quickly produces your choice of fine, medium or coarse flour. Grind up to 5 cups of flour per minute.
  • Stainles steel impact grain milling heads provide a 400% range of adjustment from fine to coarse flour, ten times greater than earlier impact mills. grinds wheat (both hard and soft), oat groats (dehulled oats), rice, triticale, kamut, spelt, dry beans, lentils, dent (field) corn, popcorn, dried sweet corn, split peas, buckwheat, barley, rye, millet, teff, quinoa, amaranth, sorghum, dried mung beans and soybeans
  • Includes Grain Hopper Extension to increase capacty, Air Filter, and Separator Cup. Limited lifetime warranty
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11 – Serrated Bread Knife

A good serrated knife will assist you in slicing bread without squishing it. Pastry chef Megan Garrelts uses this knife to chop chocolate for cookies, but it can also be used to chop nuts or dried fruit for bread loaves and to help you slice up your sourdough.

Mercer Culinary Millennia 10-Inch Curved Wavy Edge Bread Knife, Black
  • Ergonomic handle- a combination of Santoprene for comfort and polypropylene for durability
  • Textured finger points provide slip resistance, grip, and safety. Protective finger guard.
  • Hand wash knives for blade edge and surface care
  • The highest quality Japanese steel allows for easy blade maintenance and rapid sharpening for a razor-sharp edge
  • One-piece high-carbon, stain-resistant Japanese steel
Victorinox Swiss Army 10.25 Inch Swiss Classic Curved Bread Knife with Serrated Edge
  • Serrated edge allows you to easily slice through everything from crispy breads and sandwiches, to melons and delicate fruits and vegetables without squashing tender interiors
  • Curved blade allows one to comfortably slice with a rocking motion and offers plenty of knuckle clearance for ease of cutting
  • Contemporary handle inspired by our Fibrox Pro line is textured, ergonomic, and slip-resistant and is paired with lightweight European steel for a perfectly balanced design
  • Expertly crafted in Switzerland since 1884; designed for professionals who use knives all day, every day; lifetime warranty against defects in material and workmanship
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Mercer Culinary Millennia 10-Inch Curved Wavy Edge Bread Knife, Black Mercer Culinary Millennia 10-Inch Curved Wavy Edge Bread Knife, Black
  • Ergonomic handle- a combination of Santoprene for comfort and polypropylene for durability
  • Textured finger points provide slip resistance, grip, and safety. Protective finger guard.
  • Hand wash knives for blade edge and surface care
  • The highest quality Japanese steel allows for easy blade maintenance and rapid sharpening for a razor-sharp edge
  • One-piece high-carbon, stain-resistant Japanese steel
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Victorinox Swiss Army 10.25 Inch Swiss Classic Curved Bread Knife with Serrated Edge Victorinox Swiss Army 10.25 Inch Swiss Classic Curved Bread Knife with Serrated Edge
  • Serrated edge allows you to easily slice through everything from crispy breads and sandwiches, to melons and delicate fruits and vegetables without squashing tender interiors
  • Curved blade allows one to comfortably slice with a rocking motion and offers plenty of knuckle clearance for ease of cutting
  • Contemporary handle inspired by our Fibrox Pro line is textured, ergonomic, and slip-resistant and is paired with lightweight European steel for a perfectly balanced design
  • Expertly crafted in Switzerland since 1884; designed for professionals who use knives all day, every day; lifetime warranty against defects in material and workmanship
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12 – Baking Steel

Baking steel or stone converts your oven rack into a flat surface with even heat, providing the closest thing to a professional bread baking oven, you can get at home.

Dough-Joe Pizza Steel Baking Sheet (3/8-Inch)--The Shogun
  • MADE IN USA--15" x 15" x 3/8"
  • 15 inches square gives you larger round pizzas (15")
  • Steel WILL NEVER BREAK, and will last for a lifetime.
  • EXTREMELY HEAVY--Actual Weight of the Shogun is about 24 POUNDS.
  • Steel pizza stones deliver a huge amount of heat very quickly to your pizza or bread.
  • Matte finish surface allows steam to channel away quickly and keeps a nice appearance.
NerdChef Steel Stone - High-Performance Baking Surface for Pizza (14.5''x16'' x1/4'') - (.25'' Thick - Standard)
  • 20x higher conductivity than ceramic baking stones and twice the heat capacity. This lets it send much more heat energy to your crust so you can get the great performance of a 1000F oven in a home oven at 450F.
  • Creates gorgeous crusts, better blistering, and faster cook times. "The ultimate pizza stone" - LifeHacker
  • Low-friction surface: textured, sanded smooth, seasoned with flaxseed oil.
  • Solid steel, unbreakable, guaranteed for life.
  • 16"x 14.25"x.25" - 16lbs (Warning: it's heavy!) Made in USA.
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Dough-Joe Pizza Steel Baking Sheet (3/8-Inch)--The Shogun Dough-Joe Pizza Steel Baking Sheet (3/8-Inch)--The Shogun
  • MADE IN USA--15" x 15" x 3/8"
  • 15 inches square gives you larger round pizzas (15")
  • Steel WILL NEVER BREAK, and will last for a lifetime.
  • EXTREMELY HEAVY--Actual Weight of the Shogun is about 24 POUNDS.
  • Steel pizza stones deliver a huge amount of heat very quickly to your pizza or bread.
  • Matte finish surface allows steam to channel away quickly and keeps a nice appearance.
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NerdChef Steel Stone - High-Performance Baking Surface for Pizza (14.5''x16'' x1/4'') - (.25'' Thick - Standard) NerdChef Steel Stone - High-Performance Baking Surface for Pizza (14.5''x16'' x1/4'') - (.25'' Thick - Standard)
  • 20x higher conductivity than ceramic baking stones and twice the heat capacity. This lets it send much more heat energy to your crust so you can get the great performance of a 1000F oven in a home oven at 450F.
  • Creates gorgeous crusts, better blistering, and faster cook times. "The ultimate pizza stone" - LifeHacker
  • Low-friction surface: textured, sanded smooth, seasoned with flaxseed oil.
  • Solid steel, unbreakable, guaranteed for life.
  • 16"x 14.25"x.25" - 16lbs (Warning: it's heavy!) Made in USA.
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13 – Peel

A wooden peel is an excellent tool for safely sliding loaves into and out of your screaming hot oven without damaging the integrity of your perfectly-proofed loaves.

Kitchen Supply 14-inch x 16-Inch Aluminum Pizza Peel with Foldable Wood Handle
  • Safely place pizza far back in the hottest section of the oven
  • Can also be used with bread, pastries or vegetables
  • Swivel handle breaks peel down for easier storage
  • Heavy-duty, long-lasting aluminum
  • Dimensions: Carrying surface measures 14 x 16-inches
Epicurean Pizza Peel, 21-Inch by 14-Inch, Natural
  • Reversible pizza peel features a beveled front edge, natural color; measures 21-Inch by 14-inch; 3/16 inch thicknes
  • Modified natural material is lightweight, durable, nonporous, knife friendly and dishwasher safe, and easy to maintain; NSF certified, allowing for use in commercial kitchen
  • Prep, cut and serve on peel surface; won't crack or warp; helps scoop pizza from the oven
  • Made in USA from trees harvested under the guidelines of the North America sustainable Forestry standards
  • Temperature resistant to 350 Degree F/175 Degree C; built-in hole makes it easy to grab, use and store.
American Metalcraft 3016 Extra large blade pizza peel, 30-Inch
  • Easily slide out pizzas with 14-gauge aluminum blade
  • 14" wooden handle offers comfortable grip and ensures safety
  • Durable 16" x 18" aluminum blade is designed to easily slide under pizzas
  • Lightweight construction for easy to use and cleaning
  • Create a more rustic and authentic presentation for serving.
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Kitchen Supply 14-inch x 16-Inch Aluminum Pizza Peel with Foldable Wood Handle Kitchen Supply 14-inch x 16-Inch Aluminum Pizza Peel with Foldable Wood Handle
  • Safely place pizza far back in the hottest section of the oven
  • Can also be used with bread, pastries or vegetables
  • Swivel handle breaks peel down for easier storage
  • Heavy-duty, long-lasting aluminum
  • Dimensions: Carrying surface measures 14 x 16-inches
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Epicurean Pizza Peel, 21-Inch by 14-Inch, Natural Epicurean Pizza Peel, 21-Inch by 14-Inch, Natural
  • Reversible pizza peel features a beveled front edge, natural color; measures 21-Inch by 14-inch; 3/16 inch thicknes
  • Modified natural material is lightweight, durable, nonporous, knife friendly and dishwasher safe, and easy to maintain; NSF certified, allowing for use in commercial kitchen
  • Prep, cut and serve on peel surface; won't crack or warp; helps scoop pizza from the oven
  • Made in USA from trees harvested under the guidelines of the North America sustainable Forestry standards
  • Temperature resistant to 350 Degree F/175 Degree C; built-in hole makes it easy to grab, use and store.
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American Metalcraft 3016 Extra large blade pizza peel, 30-Inch American Metalcraft 3016 Extra large blade pizza peel, 30-Inch
  • Easily slide out pizzas with 14-gauge aluminum blade
  • 14" wooden handle offers comfortable grip and ensures safety
  • Durable 16" x 18" aluminum blade is designed to easily slide under pizzas
  • Lightweight construction for easy to use and cleaning
  • Create a more rustic and authentic presentation for serving.
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14 – Stand Mixer

If you regularly make a lot of dough or bread, this stand mixer can save your forearm muscles. It includes a dough hook for kneading and mixing bread dough.

The stand mixer is a must when working with large amounts of dough or batter or working with something that requires multiple minutes of mixing (such as old-fashioned fudge, marshmallows, etc.).

Hamilton Beach Electric Stand Mixer, 4 Quarts, Dough Hook, Flat Beater Attachments, Splash Guard 7 Speeds with Whisk, Black with Top Handle
  • 7 speeds and powerful 300 watt motor
  • Mixing action gives complete bowl coverage, same mixing action as KitchenAid stand mixers*
  • Offers better mixing than 2-beater stand mixers
  • 3 attachments for mixing versatility – dough hook, whisk and flat beater
  • 4 quart stainless steel bowl with handles and splatter shield
  • Tilt-up head
  • Mixing guide
Dash Stand Mixer (Electric Mixer for Everyday Use): 6 Speed Stand Mixer with 3 qt Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl, Dough Hooks & Mixer Beaters for Dressings, Frosting, Meringues & More - Red
  • VERSATILE & COMPACT
  • 250watt motor and 6 different speed options ranging low to high to whip, beat or knead with even, uniform results
  • MESS FREE
  • INCLUDES: Dash Stand Mixer is backed by a 1-year manufacturer warranty and includes a 3qt stainless steel mixing bowl, 2 dough hooks, 2 mixer beaters, recipe book and recipe database access (all non-electric parts are dishwasher safe).
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Hamilton Beach Electric Stand Mixer, 4 Quarts, Dough Hook, Flat Beater Attachments, Splash Guard 7 Speeds with Whisk, Black with Top Handle Hamilton Beach Electric Stand Mixer, 4 Quarts, Dough Hook, Flat Beater Attachments, Splash Guard 7 Speeds with Whisk, Black with Top Handle
  • 7 speeds and powerful 300 watt motor
  • Mixing action gives complete bowl coverage, same mixing action as KitchenAid stand mixers*
  • Offers better mixing than 2-beater stand mixers
  • 3 attachments for mixing versatility – dough hook, whisk and flat beater
  • 4 quart stainless steel bowl with handles and splatter shield
  • Tilt-up head
  • Mixing guide
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Dash Stand Mixer (Electric Mixer for Everyday Use): 6 Speed Stand Mixer with 3 qt Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl, Dough Hooks & Mixer Beaters for Dressings, Frosting, Meringues & More - Red Dash Stand Mixer (Electric Mixer for Everyday Use): 6 Speed Stand Mixer with 3 qt Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl, Dough Hooks & Mixer Beaters for Dressings, Frosting, Meringues & More - Red
  • VERSATILE & COMPACT
  • 250watt motor and 6 different speed options ranging low to high to whip, beat or knead with even, uniform results
  • MESS FREE
  • INCLUDES: Dash Stand Mixer is backed by a 1-year manufacturer warranty and includes a 3qt stainless steel mixing bowl, 2 dough hooks, 2 mixer beaters, recipe book and recipe database access (all non-electric parts are dishwasher safe).
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15 – Dutch Oven

A good crust on boules is best achieved by using proper heat and moisture management in the home oven, which most ovens don’t have. To create an ideal baking environment, you can preheat a cast iron Dutch oven to trap your loaf inside.

Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Round Dutch Oven, 7.25 qt., Cerise
  • 45% larger handles that provide a sure grip, even with oven mitts
  • The superior heat distribution and retention of le creuset enameled cast iron
  • An advanced sand-colored interior enamel with even more resistance to wear
  • A larger composite knob that withstands temperatures up to 500ºF
  • Colorful, long-lasting exterior enamel that resists chipping and cracking
  • The vitreous enamel surface is impermeable and therefore ideal for raw or cooked food storage, and for marinating with acidic ingredients such as wine.
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Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Round Dutch Oven, 7.25 qt., Cerise Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Round Dutch Oven, 7.25 qt., Cerise
  • 45% larger handles that provide a sure grip, even with oven mitts
  • The superior heat distribution and retention of le creuset enameled cast iron
  • An advanced sand-colored interior enamel with even more resistance to wear
  • A larger composite knob that withstands temperatures up to 500ºF
  • Colorful, long-lasting exterior enamel that resists chipping and cracking
  • The vitreous enamel surface is impermeable and therefore ideal for raw or cooked food storage, and for marinating with acidic ingredients such as wine.
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16 – Starter Container

Maintaining a starter is similar to caring for a new pet, and they will require their own tiny house to live in. Any sealed container or crock will do, but a wide-mouth containers will make feeding, ventilating (place the top on loosely), and washing easier.

It’s just a clear plastic deli quart container with nothing fancy or special about it. But, it’s round, which makes stirring easier (no corners), the right depth (a butter knife or chopstick will reach to the bottom for thorough mixing), tapered (no catching under a ledge like in a jar), and it’s super accessible and affordable!

Bormioli Rocco Fido Square Jaw with Blue Lid, 33-3/4-Ounce, 33.75 Ounce, Clear
  • Capacity 33-3/4-ounce
  • The absence of lead guarantees 100-percent recyclable products
  • Dishwasher safe and shock resistant
  • Superior resistant to use and dishwashing guarantees long lasting product
  • Bpa free, made in italy
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Bormioli Rocco Fido Square Jaw with Blue Lid, 33-3/4-Ounce, 33.75 Ounce, Clear Bormioli Rocco Fido Square Jaw with Blue Lid, 33-3/4-Ounce, 33.75 Ounce, Clear
  • Capacity 33-3/4-ounce
  • The absence of lead guarantees 100-percent recyclable products
  • Dishwasher safe and shock resistant
  • Superior resistant to use and dishwashing guarantees long lasting product
  • Bpa free, made in italy
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17 – Bowl Covers

Bowl covers that are decorative, washable, and reusable will keep your dough warm while it is proofing.

DII Farmhouse Basic Kitchen Collection Woven Bowl Cover Set, Stone, 3 Piece
  • 100% Cotton
  • SET OF 3 - CONVENIENT SIZES: DII Woven Dish Covers come in 3 sizes: Large 10.25"; Medium 8.25"; Small 7.5" Elastic openings fit easily over bowls and come with a twill tape hanging loop for easy storage when not in use
  • EASY CARE & LONG-LASTING MATERIAL: 100% cotton fabric, machine washable; just wash with cold water on gentle cycle & line dry; wash separately before first use
  • BRINGS STYLE AND FUNCTION: Mix & match with your home décor; coordinates with your other décor to add fun to your kitchen
  • GREAT GIFT IDEA: These easy care dish covers coordinate with our many kitchen accessories and pair well with any kitchen making them great housewarming gifts
  • MORE DII KITCHEN OPTIONS: DII offers delightful Kitchen Linens including dishtowels, dish cloths, aprons, potholders and oven mitts.
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DII Farmhouse Basic Kitchen Collection Woven Bowl Cover Set, Stone, 3 Piece DII Farmhouse Basic Kitchen Collection Woven Bowl Cover Set, Stone, 3 Piece
  • 100% Cotton
  • SET OF 3 - CONVENIENT SIZES: DII Woven Dish Covers come in 3 sizes: Large 10.25"; Medium 8.25"; Small 7.5" Elastic openings fit easily over bowls and come with a twill tape hanging loop for easy storage when not in use
  • EASY CARE & LONG-LASTING MATERIAL: 100% cotton fabric, machine washable; just wash with cold water on gentle cycle & line dry; wash separately before first use
  • BRINGS STYLE AND FUNCTION: Mix & match with your home décor; coordinates with your other décor to add fun to your kitchen
  • GREAT GIFT IDEA: These easy care dish covers coordinate with our many kitchen accessories and pair well with any kitchen making them great housewarming gifts
  • MORE DII KITCHEN OPTIONS: DII offers delightful Kitchen Linens including dishtowels, dish cloths, aprons, potholders and oven mitts.
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18 – Measuring Cups & Spoons

You can’t go wrong with either option. They are all stainless steel and have soft, easy-grip handles (excellent quality). Make sure you have at least one liquid measuring cup on hand as well. We have the three-pack option; it’s convenient to have various sizes depending on the recipe.

OXO Good Grips Measuring Cups and Spoons Set, Stainless Steel, 2.9
  • Set includes: 1/4 Cup, 1/3 Cup, 1/2 Cup, 1 Cup, 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp and 1 T Spoons
  • Magnetic handles keep Cups & Spoons together for storage and allows for removing one at a time
  • Handles feature permanent, etched measurement markings
  • Designed to make leveling ingredients easy for greater accuracy
  • Sturdy, stainless steel construction, soft non-slip grip, dishwasher safe.
Farberware Color 9-Piece Plastic Measuring Cups and Spoons Set
  • This set includes 5 measuring spoons (1/4 tsp., 1/2 tsp., 1 tsp., 1/2 tbsp., and 1 tbsp.) and 4 measuring cups (1/4-cup, 1/3-cup, 1/2-cup and 1-cup)
  • Features easy to read measurement marking; in standard units.
  • Constructed of durable, lightweight plastic.
  • Dishwasher safe for quick and easy clean up.
Prepworks by Progressive Magnetic Measuring Spoons, Set of 5
  • MAGNETIC MEASURING SPOONS: These dishwasher safe measuring spoons feature an easy grip surface & magnets to keep them nested together while storing. Includes 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1/2 tbsp & 1 tbsp.
  • ERGONOMIC DESIGN: The narrow end is designed to fit most spice jars & the round end is perfect for liquids. A flat base allows the spoon to rest on the counter top without spilling the contents.
  • FOOD PREP MADE EASY: We offer kitchen accessories that make food preparation faster, easier & more enjoyable, from fruit & veggie choppers to measuring spoons & cups & collapsible storage bowls.
  • STYLISH DESIGN & SOLID FUNCTIONALITY: Our philosophy is simple—offer stylish designs with no-nonsense functionality. We understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, where family & friends connect.
  • INNOVATING KITCHEN ESSENTIALS: We boast over 40 years of innovating kitchen products & housewares with unique gadgets & tools for food preparation plus thoughtfully designed food storage containers.
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OXO Good Grips Measuring Cups and Spoons Set, Stainless Steel, 2.9 OXO Good Grips Measuring Cups and Spoons Set, Stainless Steel, 2.9
  • Set includes: 1/4 Cup, 1/3 Cup, 1/2 Cup, 1 Cup, 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp and 1 T Spoons
  • Magnetic handles keep Cups & Spoons together for storage and allows for removing one at a time
  • Handles feature permanent, etched measurement markings
  • Designed to make leveling ingredients easy for greater accuracy
  • Sturdy, stainless steel construction, soft non-slip grip, dishwasher safe.
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Farberware Color 9-Piece Plastic Measuring Cups and Spoons Set Farberware Color 9-Piece Plastic Measuring Cups and Spoons Set
  • This set includes 5 measuring spoons (1/4 tsp., 1/2 tsp., 1 tsp., 1/2 tbsp., and 1 tbsp.) and 4 measuring cups (1/4-cup, 1/3-cup, 1/2-cup and 1-cup)
  • Features easy to read measurement marking; in standard units.
  • Constructed of durable, lightweight plastic.
  • Dishwasher safe for quick and easy clean up.
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Prepworks by Progressive Magnetic Measuring Spoons, Set of 5 Prepworks by Progressive Magnetic Measuring Spoons, Set of 5
  • MAGNETIC MEASURING SPOONS: These dishwasher safe measuring spoons feature an easy grip surface & magnets to keep them nested together while storing. Includes 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1/2 tbsp & 1 tbsp.
  • ERGONOMIC DESIGN: The narrow end is designed to fit most spice jars & the round end is perfect for liquids. A flat base allows the spoon to rest on the counter top without spilling the contents.
  • FOOD PREP MADE EASY: We offer kitchen accessories that make food preparation faster, easier & more enjoyable, from fruit & veggie choppers to measuring spoons & cups & collapsible storage bowls.
  • STYLISH DESIGN & SOLID FUNCTIONALITY: Our philosophy is simple—offer stylish designs with no-nonsense functionality. We understand the kitchen is the heart of the home, where family & friends connect.
  • INNOVATING KITCHEN ESSENTIALS: We boast over 40 years of innovating kitchen products & housewares with unique gadgets & tools for food preparation plus thoughtfully designed food storage containers.
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Best bread machine for pizza dough

Have you ever watched someone knead the dough on TV or your phone and thought to yourself that you could never put forth that much effort to make your pizza dough or pastry? Worry no longer; it is relatively simple to make bread and pastry using today’s technology’s best bread machine for pizza dough.

Bread-making machines are specially designed machines programmed to produce bread by manipulating raw ingredients without the laborious work involved in making bread by hand. So you won’t have to spend hours kneading the dough and preparing the bread because you can press a button to bake it. Are you curious enough to experiment? Additionally, have a look at our list of the top bread makers for pizza dough available on the market today, which you can select as a component of your bread-making machine.

Best Bread Machine for Pizza Dough

What is perhaps the most crucial step in the entire pizza-making process is kneading the dough. It entirely depends on how well the dough has been kneaded, how well the pizza base has been prepared. Anyone who has ever made pizza knows that the process is demanding and challenging.

The bread machine is excellent at kneading whole wheat dough as well. You can now make delicious pizzas at home in half the time and effort. In short, a bread machine is the best for making pizza dough.

To assist you in learning about the best bread machine for pizza dough available, we’ve compiled a list of the ten best models based on price, performance, and durability.

Top Pick
Zojirushi BB-PAC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • Double Kneading Blades
  • Versatile Dough, Cake and Jam courses give you the flexibility to make a variety of foods.
BEST FOR MULTI-SIZE LOAVES
Cuisinart CBK 200
  • 2 Pounds
  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes offer over 100 bread, dough/pizza dough, sweet cake and jam choices.
  • Audible tone indicates time to add fruit, nuts and other "mix-ins.
Budget-Friendly
Oster Expressbake Bread Maker
  • 2 Pounds
  • Express Bake
  • 13 settings for variety of breads, dough, jams and to prepare gluten free bread
BESTSELLER
Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B
  • 2 Pounds
  • 15-HOUR DELAY TIMER and a 60-minute Keep Warm
  • INCLUDES 19-PROGRAMMED PRESET MENU for a variety of different types of doughs from basic white bread to even pizza dough.
Amazon's Choice
COSORI Bread Machine Maker Dough Mixer
  • 2 Pounds
  • 13 hours Delay Start and 30 minutes Keep Warm
  • 12 original presets: Basic, Knead, Bake, Quick, Rolls, Pizza Dough, Artisan Dough, French Bread, Whole Wheat, Fruit Bread, Ferment, and Gluten Free.
Best Cheapest
Secura Bread Maker Machine
  • 2.2 Pounds
  • 15-hour delay timer & automatic keep Warm (max 1 hours)
  • 19 preset menu settings & 3 loaf sizes & 3 crust Colors for making a variety of breads pizza dough cakes yogurt and jams. Now you can create gluten free cake.
BEST PROGRAMMABLE
Breadman Professional Bread Maker
  • 2 Pounds
  • Fruit and Nut Dispenser and Collapsible Kneading Paddle
  • 15-hour delay start and 1-hour keep warm options
  • 14 pre-programmed bake settings to create pizza crusts, French bread, jam, and more.
BEST MULTITASKER
Hamilton Beach 29885 Bread Maker
  • 2 Pounds
  • Delay Start and Countdown Timer
  • 14 Settings Including Gluten Free, Rise and Artisan Basic, French, Whole Grain, 15 LB Express, 2 LB Express, Quick Bread, Sweet, Dough, Cake, Jam, Rise, Bake, Artisan.
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Top Pick Best Overall Bread Machine for Pizza Dough - Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Zojirushi BB-PAC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • Double Kneading Blades
  • Versatile Dough, Cake and Jam courses give you the flexibility to make a variety of foods.
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BEST FOR MULTI-SIZE LOAVES Best Bread Maker for Pizza Dough - Cuisinart CBK 200 Cuisinart CBK 200
  • 2 Pounds
  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes offer over 100 bread, dough/pizza dough, sweet cake and jam choices.
  • Audible tone indicates time to add fruit, nuts and other "mix-ins.
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Budget-Friendly Oster 2LB Expressbake Oster Expressbake Bread Maker
  • 2 Pounds
  • Express Bake
  • 13 settings for variety of breads, dough, jams and to prepare gluten free bread
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BESTSELLER Best Programmable Bread Maker for Pizza Dough - Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B
  • 2 Pounds
  • 15-HOUR DELAY TIMER and a 60-minute Keep Warm
  • INCLUDES 19-PROGRAMMED PRESET MENU for a variety of different types of doughs from basic white bread to even pizza dough.
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Amazon's Choice COSORI Bread Machine Maker Dough Mixer COSORI Bread Machine Maker Dough Mixer
  • 2 Pounds
  • 13 hours Delay Start and 30 minutes Keep Warm
  • 12 original presets: Basic, Knead, Bake, Quick, Rolls, Pizza Dough, Artisan Dough, French Bread, Whole Wheat, Fruit Bread, Ferment, and Gluten Free.
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Best Cheapest Best Cheapest Bread Machine for Pizza Dough - Secura Bread Maker Machine Secura Bread Maker Machine
  • 2.2 Pounds
  • 15-hour delay timer & automatic keep Warm (max 1 hours)
  • 19 preset menu settings & 3 loaf sizes & 3 crust Colors for making a variety of breads pizza dough cakes yogurt and jams. Now you can create gluten free cake.
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BEST PROGRAMMABLE Best Programmable Bread Maker for Piazza Dough - Breadman Professional Bread Maker Breadman Professional Bread Maker
  • 2 Pounds
  • Fruit and Nut Dispenser and Collapsible Kneading Paddle
  • 15-hour delay start and 1-hour keep warm options
  • 14 pre-programmed bake settings to create pizza crusts, French bread, jam, and more.
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BEST MULTITASKER Hamilton Beach 29885 Bread Maker Hamilton Beach 29885 Bread Maker
  • 2 Pounds
  • Delay Start and Countdown Timer
  • 14 Settings Including Gluten Free, Rise and Artisan Basic, French, Whole Grain, 15 LB Express, 2 LB Express, Quick Bread, Sweet, Dough, Cake, Jam, Rise, Bake, Artisan.
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#1 - Best Overall Bread Machine for Pizza Dough - Zojirushi BB-PAC20

Top Pick

Zojirushi BB-PAC20BA BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker with Gluten Free Menu setting

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This bread machine was made by a Japanese company known for its quality manufacturing. It is horizontal and brings traditional loaves to your breakfast table.

It includes a removable baking pan and two interchangeable blades for kneading. In addition to the basic bread options listed above, you can bake any number of other foods using different menu settings, such as basic bread, gluten-free bread, donut dough, cookie dough, pizza dough, and jam.

For both experienced and inexperienced bakers, we highly recommend this bread machine. So what? It will be of great use to professional bakers, who will be able to make good use of it because of the numerous functions it can carry out.

Additionally, it is accompanied by a homemade cycle that allows you to customize the kneading, rising, and baking process to your personal preferences. It is equipped with two blending blades for a more thorough kneading.

The machine comes with a DVD, recipe book, and instruction manual for beginners to encourage novices. Every step is clearly explained, and the process is easy to follow. This machine has many the fact that it’s so quiet when in use are both pluses.

PROS
  • Easy-to-clean removable baking pan
  • It has a variety of settings.
  • It includes a DVD, a manual, and a recipe booklet.
  • It also has a homemade cycle and ten preprogrammed settings.
CONS
  • Large sizes may not be appropriate for smaller kitchens.
  • Blades are not as durable as other models of comparable size.

#2 - Best Bread Maker for Pizza Dough - Cuisinart CBK 200

BEST FOR MULTI-SIZE LOAVES

Cuisinart CBK-200 Convection Bread Maker, 12" x 16.5" x 10.25"

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If you have a large family, this professional-grade machine is the best bread machine for pizza dough. Elegant on the outside, unique convection technology allows this oven to produce stellar results when baking bread.

It comes in a box-like design made of stainless steel. While other machines weigh a lot, this one is very light, making it simple to move around the kitchen.

Cuisinart appliances are always welcome on our list. The CBK 200 bread maker has 16 pre-programmed menu options. This allows you to do more than bake a loaf of bread. Among the numerous options, the most notable are artisan dough, low carb, and gluten-free.

One of which is obviously “dough,” this bread machine is ideal for making pizza dough. And the gluten-free setting on these models appears to be more effective than on other brands’ models.

Don’t assume that you have to make 2 pounds of pizza dough each time you use the Cuisinart CBK-200 2-lb Bread Maker. To get one large pizza, you only need one pound of dough.

Fortunately, this bread machine from Cuisinart has three different size functions, so you can select which option to use for your dough—either one, one and a half or two pounds. Pizza dough made with this machine does well in the refrigerator, so you might as well use the 2-pound setting.

This way, you’ll always have pizza dough on hand whenever you have a craving for pizza in the future, and it’ll taste just as good as freshly made dough.

You’ll also find the features that every bread maker must-have, like the ability to select between 3 crust settings when baking. In addition, there is a delay timer that allows you to program the bread maker up to 13 hours in advance. You can also use the timer to prepare the pizza dough.

Moreover, This model includes a removable lid, making it very easy to clean. The creators added hand grips on the sides to complete the machine, making them easier to lift and store.

One unique feature of the pause/stop button is that it allows you to remove your pizza dough from the bowl once it has been kneaded. The paddle is powerful enough to knead dough evenly and reliably, and the rotation of the paddle brings the dough together.

PROS
  • Power failure back up
  • Removable paddle
  • included recipe booklet
  • Affordable high-quality appliance
CONS
  • Adding mix-ins is only possible at the very beginning of the cycle.
  • The machine has no volume control.
  • It appears to be very difficult to navigate the control panel.
  • Small LED display

#3 - Best Affordable Bread Machine for Pizza Dough - Oster 2LB Expressbake

Budget-Friendly

Oster Expressbake Bread Maker with Gluten-Free Setting, 2 Pound, White (CKSTBR9050-NP)

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If you’re looking for an inexpensive bread machine but produces the highest quality loaves, the Oster 2LB Expressbake Bread Machine is the best option. It’s not as complicated as the Zojirushi model, but it works well. This is a suitable machine for you if you want beginner-friendly but has the chops to compete with the big devices. The cost is also reasonable, so you won’t have to spend a fortune to make some delicious bread.

This Oster bread machine is very versatile and straightforward to use, making it an excellent option for first-time bread bakers. This appliance can accommodate a 2-pound loaf with an Expressbaking feature that can make baking bread quick and easy in approximately one hour.

The Oster CKSTBR9050 gives you 13 programmable settings so you can experiment with various bread. This appliance is also an excellent tool for making dough, jam, and cake while allowing you to select the color of your crust. Let’s not forget the ultimate versatility gluten-free settings this machine provides.

You must follow the recipes exactly to get the best results. If you use exact measurements, the results will be precise. Although this statement does not imply that the machine will ruin your loaf of bread, you have to do some experimenting before making a high-quality loaf. When using yeast, sometimes the best option is to reduce or increase the amount by a factor of ¼ teaspoon.

The recipe for pizza crust is included in the instruction manual. Follow the recipe and choose the Dough option. Let the bread machine mix and knead the dough. Once it has finished, allow it to sit for a while before you use it. Take the bread pan out of the machine, put the dough in a round pizza pan, and stop the engine. Before baking at 400°F in an oven for around 20 minutes, drizzle on your preferred pizza sauce and toppings.

Cleaning this bread maker is simple, with a non-stick interior. The Oster CKSTBR9050 bread baker is an attractive appliance with a white and tasteful body, the right color to go with other appliances, and the overall design of your kitchen.

PROS
  • Gluten-free setting
  • Expressbaking feature
  • Affordable
CONS
  • Quite noisy
  • Unappealing appearance

#4 - Best Programmable Bread Maker for Pizza Dough - Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B

BEST SELLER

Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B Programmable Bread Maker Machine, 3 Loaf Sizes, 19 Menu Functions Gluten Free White Wheat Rye French and more, 2 Lb, Black

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The Elite Gourmet takes care of the kneading and rising. It has a 19-program pre-set menu that allows you to make various types of dough, such as white bread and pizza dough.

The baker machine includes all of the baking accessories you’ll need, including a measuring cup and a spoon, a nonstick bread pan, a kneading blade, and a hook for removing the kneading blade. Another advantage is that you won’t have to spend a fortune on this device because it is reasonably priced.

We also liked this bread maker’s 15-hour delay timer, and 60-minute keep warm setting. With complete control over the baking process, you can have bread ready to serve at your desired time. You can also keep the nutrients under control, and you can even omit preservatives, trans fats, and gluten. This bread machine can make pizza dough, focaccia bread, or cinnamon rolls.

The Elite Gourmet Maxi Matic bread machine is a user-friendly machine. Thus, the first feature you’ll notice about this kitchen gadget is its intuitive LCD display, making it an excellent complement for any total newbie. You will find the menu, weight, and timer buttons, along with start and finish buttons, with ease. And we’ve found that this bread maker is highly versatile and easy to use.

This is a dependable bread machine made of sturdy aluminum. The interior has a nonstick coating, allowing you to enjoy your bread with ease. Furthermore, the Elite Gourmet Maxi Matic comes with everything you need to get started baking right away, including a nonstick bread pan, a spoon and measuring cup, a kneading plate, and a handy metal hook for lifting the kneading blade.

PROS
  • Bake 2lb loaf of bread
  • 19 pre-set functions.
  • A complete baking kit
  • Keep-warm function
  • Budget-friendly
CONS
  • It does not always produce an even crust.
  • The dry ingredients appear to remain unmixed at times.

#5 - COSORI Bread Machine Maker Dough Mixer

Amazon's Choice

COSORI Bread Machine Maker Dough Mixer with 12 Presets, Gluten Free Function, Custom Keep Warm and Delay Start, 50 Recipes & Accessories Included, 2LB, Gray

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One of the outstanding aspects of the Corsori Bread Maker is that it features a spectacular LCD screen. The display is backlit, ensuring that you always have a clear view of what’s happening. The characters being prominent and visible, and the buttons being easily navigable. Overall, this bread maker is quite user-friendly, and the fewer settings and controls it has, the better.

None of the machines on this list are solely dough makers, as is the case with all of them. They are all dough and bread makers that bake bread and can also be used to knead pizza dough. The Corsori Bread Maker includes high-quality, specially designed kneading paddles to ensure that all ingredients are evenly mixed. It should be noted that this is a gluten-free bread machine. In other words, while it doesn’t make the best regular pizza dough, it excels at making gluten-free pizza dough.

You can choose between 1, 1.5, and 2-pound loaves here, which helps make bread but not pizza dough. However, the takeaway is that the Corsori Bread Maker can produce a substantial amount of pizza dough in a single batch. We also like the compact design, which allows it to fit into almost any kitchen space. The stainless steel exterior is also a nice touch, as is the easily removable tray that can be washed in the dishwasher.

PROS
  • Excellent outer shell
  • It works quickly.
  • Kneads ingredients thoroughly
  • Can bake a variety of gluten-free items
  • Display that is simple to use
  • Quite compact
CONS
  • The majority of the features are only relevant when making bread.
  • The screws and hinges are both a little fragile.

#6 - Best Cheapest Bread Machine for Pizza Dough - Secura Bread Maker Machine

Best Cheapest

Secura Bread Maker Machine 2.2lb Stainless Steel Toaster Makers 650W Multi-Use Programmable 19 Menu Settings for Home Bakery (Silver)

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Also listed as a revolutionary machine capable of making an utterly golden-brown crust when baking bread at home, the Secura Bread Maker Machine can make perfectly browned bread. Additionally, make more different pastries using a variety of pre-programmed settings geared towards a variety of bread.

The Secura Bread Maker is famous for its versatility and functionality. It offers 19 preset settings that instantly and automatically prepare bread for you, no matter what kind of bread you want. Cake, quick bread, sweet bread, yogurt, and more are all safe for gluten-free diets.

It is programmable, has a delay-baking LCD, and has a delay timer of about 15 hours. Toasts stay warm for about an hour, and you can eat fresh-baked bread the following day.

Besides the fact that it works well, notable features of the Secura Bread Maker include its 15-minute delay and 1-hour keep-warm function. Its features allow you to schedule the machine to bake fresh bread as needed. Another excellent point about the bread-making machine is that it is non-stick and can be cleaned in the dishwasher for hassle-free cleaning.

The Secura Bread Maker has an inconsistent performance in several customer reviews. On rare occasions, the baking cycle would fail to cook the dough thoroughly. Additionally, the machine’s instructions and manual have been criticized by other reviewers for being challenging to understand and follow.

PROS
  • 19 programmable presets
  • There are several crust color options.
  • Keep-warm and delay time functions
  • Interior material is nonstick and dishwasher safe.
  • A two-year limited warranty is included.
CONS
  • Performance inconsistency
  • Manual instructions that are hazy and unintelligible
  • Problems with product durability

#7 - Best Programmable Bread Maker for Piazza Dough - Breadman Professional Bread Maker

BEST PROGRAMMABLE

Breadman 2 lb Professional Bread Maker, Stainless Steel, BK1050S

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For higher budgets, try the Breadman Professional Bread Maker, which offers exceptional outcomes and performance each time you use it.

The Breadman Professional Bread Maker has 14 bake options, making it ideal for baking a wide variety of bread. Moreover, you have everything you need to make excellent bread at home, thanks to its 15-hour delay timer and 1-hour keep warm function.

Aside from the most basic and most necessary functions, the Breadman Professional Bread Maker also has an automatic operation for effortless use, a collapsible kneading paddle that is detachable for more easier storage user-friendly interface that maximizes the appliance’s utility.

Several Breadman Professional Bread Maker user reviews expressed disappointment that the machine stopped working almost immediately. If not, it makes an unbearable banging noise when turned on.

 

PROS
  • Fourteen bake settings are incredible.
  • It has cleverly designed kneading paddles.
  • An interface that is simple to use
  • Evenly bakes bread
CONS
  • Pricey
  • Highly audible when activated
  • Product durability issues

#8 - Hamilton Beach 29885 Bread Maker

BEST MULTITASKER

Hamilton Beach Bread Maker Machine Artisan and Gluten-Free, 2 lbs Capacity, 14 Settings, Digital, Steel, Black and Stainless (29885)

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The Hamilton Beach Bread Maker is an excellent choice for looking for a good bread maker for pizza dough. For starters, this machine has a relatively large capacity. When it comes to pizza, it can hold up to 2 pounds of dough, which, if you do recognize, is a significant amount of dough. The setting is for 2 pounds of dough, but there is also a 1.5-pound setting, so you can choose whatever works best for you.

The Hamilton Beach 29885 Bread Maker is noteworthy for its compact stainless steel design, which offers 14 different bake and dough programs, including French, quick bread, sweet bread, jam, yogurt, cake, whole grain, and gluten-free cakes.

The Hamilton Beach Bread Maker is now both a bread maker and a pizza dough maker. The express feature is one of the reasons we like this bread maker. Thus, making dough doesn’t take long, and using it is easy. Just mix all of the ingredients, select the appropriate weight setting, and let the machine do the rest. It has a simple and easy-to-use settings panel; only a few buttons are available, so it’s pretty straightforward to get it right. Because the display is large, you will still be able to read it even if you misplace your glasses.

Another feature that you may appreciate about the Hamilton Beach Bread Maker is the ability to choose from a variety of crust settings. You have the option of light, medium, or dark crust, which is convenient because not everyone likes their pizza dough the same way. The interior of the Hamilton Beach Bread Maker includes a nonstick kneading pan that is easy to remove dough from.

Also, the kneading pan is removable, so once you’ve finished making dough, remove it and wash it. Yes, this is dishwasher safe, which is a huge plus. Finally, the Hamilton Beach Bread Maker is relatively compact, making it an excellent choice for small kitchens.

While this is not explicitly stated, the package also includes different flavor settings, a scheduled bake timer, and a set of tools for baking.

PROS
  • 14 bake and dough modes
  • Simple to use and user-friendly
  • Design that is simple and compact
  • Reasonably priced
  • Design that is simple and compact
CONS
  • Problems with product durability
  • Inconsistent outcomes

Features to look for in bread machines for pizza dough include:

Bread machines are pretty basic, which is their only purpose. Choosing a bread machine is not a difficult task. These almost all offer similar features. However, you should possibly bear in mind some factors when deciding which is the best bread machine for you and the finest pizza dough maker.

Size Matters

Before we get into the bread maker, let’s talk about your family size! Small bread machines are suitable for smaller families with fewer people. The compact and lightweight models will be easy to store and handle. It doesn’t use much counter space, either. Those bigger and heavier models, however, are intended for larger families. They are suitable for larger pizzas and loaves of bread.

Does the shape of the bread machine make a difference?

In the case of pizza dough or any other dough, the shape of the bread machine is inconsequential. The appliance’s shape is essential when making bread. Two designs are available: horizontal and vertical. The horizontal models are designed to mimic store-bought loaves. Vertical models create loaves that cut to look more round than square.

Break Makers with Customized Settings

These machines have functions/settings that are specifically designed for allergy sufferers. If you are gluten intolerant, the gluten-free options are ideal for you.

Considerations Regarding Power

Whole grain doughs are more challenging to knead than refined doughs. Whole wheat dough is not only tasty, but it is also nutritious. If you prefer healthier bread and pizzas, you will need to invest in a powerful bread maker. Whole grain cycles are available on machines designed for kneading entire grain doughs. These machines will also have dual paddles, which are required when working with heavy dough.

Guarantees and Warranties

This is an intriguing section. The best manufacturers of bread machines for pizza dough are not afraid to stand behind their products. It means you’ll need to verify their customer service and the product’s warranty. Typically, bread machines come with a guarantee of between three and twelve months. A one-year warranty comes with the best bread makers. It speaks volumes about the bread maker’s quality and durability.

Bread Machine For Pizza Dough FAQs

You really can’t. Only the dough is possible. You will mix and knead the dough with the DOUGH cycle. Afterward, you will place the dough on a lightly floured surface. The pizza will be baked on a pizza pan in your regular oven.

No. They’re tasty and help to keep the crust crispy without scorching it. However, if you use enough oil in the pan, a hot oven, and a dark-colored and hefty pizza pan or baking sheet, you may achieve a crisp crust with this method.

You’ll use the “dough” setting on your bread maker to make pizza dough. It is sometimes referred to as “raw dough,” and some bread machines have a particular setting for pizza dough. Depending on the device, the dough cycle on a bread machine can take 40 to 90 minutes.

All you need to do before the cycle begins is measure the ingredients and place them in the bread machine, which should only take a couple of minutes. When the dough is finished, cover it and set it aside for 30 minutes to rest. So, making pizza dough in a bread machine can take anywhere from an hour to two hours.

Yes. On the dough cycle, make the dough. Once the dough has doubled in size, please remove it from the bread machine pan and divide it into two equal pieces. Place each dough ball in a plastic bag and refrigerate for 3-4 days. Place the dough in the freezer if you want to keep it for a more extended period.

When you’re ready to use the dough, it needs to come to room temperature and puff up before you can shape it and make your pizza as usual.

Accordion Content

To make pizza dough in a bread machine, use the same ingredients to make pizza dough by hand. The outcomes are also the same, though they could be better. You only need five simple ingredients to make basic pizza dough: flour, water, yeast, salt, and some oil (usually olive oil is used, but vegetable oil, or even butter, also works). Other ingredients, such as Parmesan, garlic, or herbs, can be added to the basic ingredients to give your pizza dough more flavor.

If you’re having trouble, let the dough rest for a few minutes before returning to it. After each rest, it will stretch a little more.

Yes, after it is removed from the machine, the pizza dough can be refrigerated. Wrap the portions you will use and place them in the refrigerator after that. This dough is going to last for a few days. You can also put your pizza dough in the freezer alternatively. Just ensure that before baking, it reaches room temperature.

The most likely cause is that you used far too much flour. It is preferable to weigh the flour; if you don’t have scales, set aside 1/4 cup of the flour at the start and add it only if needed after the machine has mixed the dough for 5-10 minutes.

To cure a dry dough: Adding one tablespoon of water until the dough adheres to the side of the bread machine pan and then pulls away cleanly.

You probably added an excessive amount of water (or did not use all of the flour specified in the recipe). Continue adding flour, one tablespoon at a time, until the dough resembles the dough shown in the video. The excellent pizza dough will stick to the side of the pan before pulling cleanly away.

Only if your bread machine can handle 6 cups of flour can you double this recipe. The majority of them have a maximum capacity of 3-4 cups. Otherwise, I recommend making more than one batch of dough and chilling it ahead of time (See question above.) It enhances the flavor and results in a better pizza.

Conclusion

Choosing the best bread maker for pizza dough can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Given the abundance of bread maker machine options on the market today, it is critical to understand the features and characteristics that result in the best bread machine for pizza dough ever.

Bread makers are available in various shapes and sizes, with a variety of features and technology that allow you to make homemade bread without having to lift a finger. However, it is easy to argue that some models are more functional and versatile than others. Remember to consider the bread machine as an investment that you intend to use frequently and hopefully for a long time. Learn more about pizza dough.

 

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Best bread machine for Artisan bread

Artisan bread is defined as bread baked from dough prepared in an oven by a skilled person (artisan baker) with minimal ingredients such as yeast, salt, water, and flour.

To make artisan bread, you must manually mix, knead, and punch down the dough. Typically, artisan bread recipes do not include fat or sugar. Furthermore, no preservatives should be added to the dough to extend the shelf life of the bread. Compared to other types of bread, artisan dough is allowed to rise for a much more extended period.

Because of how the dough is prepared, artisan bread is tastier and healthier than supermarket bread. However, artisan bread can only be made in small quantities because of the longer and more manual dough preparation time. You’ll need a bread machine with artisan bread settings if you want to make artisan bread at home.

Artisan bread is defined as bread baked from dough prepared in an oven by a skilled person (artisan baker) with minimal ingredients such as yeast, salt, water, and flour.

To make artisan bread, you must manually mix, knead, and punch down the dough. Typically, artisan bread recipes do not include fat or sugar. Furthermore, no preservatives should be added to the dough to extend the shelf life of the bread. Compared to other types of bread, artisan dough is allowed to rise for a much more extended period.

Because of how the dough is prepared, artisan bread is tastier and healthier than supermarket bread. However, artisan bread can only be made in small quantities because of the longer and more manual dough preparation time. You’ll need a bread machine with artisan bread settings if you want to make artisan bread at home.

Best bread machine for Artisan bread

If you want to make artisan bread at home with a bread machine, get one with artisan bread settings. The three best bread makers for artisan bread are listed below.

Breadman BK1050S
  • 2 Pounds
  • Fruit and Nut dispenser, collapsible kneading paddle
  • 14 pre-programmed bake settings give you the option to make artisan breads, pizza dough, jams, and more!
Cuisinart CBK-200
  • 2 Pounds
  • Audible tone indicates time to add fruit, nuts and other "mix-ins."
  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes offer over 100 bread, dough/pizza dough, sweet cake and jam choices.
Best Overall
Hamilton Beach 29885
  • 2 Pounds
  • Automatic keep warm after cooking
  • 14 Settings Including Gluten Free, Rise and Artisan Basic, French, Whole Grain, 15 LB Express, 2 LB Express, Quick Bread, Sweet, Dough, Cake, Jam, Rise, Bake, Artisan
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Breadman BK1050S Breadman BK1050S
  • 2 Pounds
  • Fruit and Nut dispenser, collapsible kneading paddle
  • 14 pre-programmed bake settings give you the option to make artisan breads, pizza dough, jams, and more!
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Cuisinart CBK-200 Cuisinart CBK-200
  • 2 Pounds
  • Audible tone indicates time to add fruit, nuts and other "mix-ins."
  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes offer over 100 bread, dough/pizza dough, sweet cake and jam choices.
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Best Overall Hamilton Beach 29885 Hamilton Beach 29885
  • 2 Pounds
  • Automatic keep warm after cooking
  • 14 Settings Including Gluten Free, Rise and Artisan Basic, French, Whole Grain, 15 LB Express, 2 LB Express, Quick Bread, Sweet, Dough, Cake, Jam, Rise, Bake, Artisan
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#1 - Breadman BK1050S

Breadman 2 lb Professional Bread Maker, Stainless Steel, BK1050S

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The Breadman BK1050S has 14 baking options, including an artisan dough preparation mode. You can use the setting to prepare your dough, then remove it from the machine, shape it, and bake it in the oven. At cooler temperatures, the artisan dough takes 5 hours and 15 minutes to fully develop.

The Breadman BK1050S comes in three loaf sizes and three crust colors. In addition, the machine has a 15-hour delay time. However, because artisan bread does not have a baking cycle, the loaf size and crust color options will be inactive when you prepare the dough.

During the mixing and kneading process, the collapsible kneading paddle returns to an upright position. When the process is complete, the paddle reverses direction just before the baking begins.

If you’re baking raisin bread overnight, the BK1050S bread machine has an automatic fruit and nut dispenser. The rectangular baking pan on the device can bake 1-, 1.5-, and 2-pound loaves of bread.

#2 - Cuisinart CBK-200

Cuisinart CBK-200 Convection Bread Maker, 12" x 16.5" x 10.25"

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The Cuisinart CBK-200 has 16 pre-programmed baking programs. You must use the artisan dough setting to bake artisan bread. When this option is selected, the Cuisinart bread maker will prepare the dough in a series of slow-rise cycles to ensure the bread tastes great and has a great texture. If you want to add nuts or seeds to the dough, set the alarm for 4 hours and 39 minutes into the program.

The Cuisinart CBK-200’s artisan dough cycle takes 5 hours and 5 minutes to complete. When the bread dough is done, please remove it from the oven, shape it, and bake it.

The Cuisinart CBK-200 also has a nonstick loaf pan with a single kneading blade, a 12-hour delay timer, and a convection fan. The bread maker also has a 15-minute pause button, which is helpful if you want to pause a preset menu program to remove the dough and knead it by hand or allow the bread to rise for a little longer.

#3 - Hamilton Beach 29885

Best Overall

Hamilton Beach Bread Maker Machine Artisan and Gluten-Free, 2 lbs Capacity, 14 Settings, Digital, Steel, Black and Stainless (29885)

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There is also an artisan dough option on the Hamilton Beach 29885. This bread machine properly mixes and kneads dough for 5 hours and 5 minutes. This gives the dough enough time to develop and slowly rise. When the dough is ready, please remove it from the mixer, shape it, and let it rise again before placing it in the oven.

Cake, Gluten-Free, Rise, Dough, and Artisan Dough are among the 14 menu programs available on the Hamilton Beach bread maker. The bread machine can produce three loaf sizes and three crust colors.

Best bread machine for Artisan bread - FAQs

Numerous bakers concur that the optimal room temperature for rising bread dough is between 70° and 75°. If you’re baking in a room cooler than 70°, you can quickly raise the temperature of your dough by adding warm or hot water (or milk)—or simply allowing it to rise a little slower, which will improve the quality of your loaves.

The most basic bread is made with just four ingredients: flour, water, salt, and yeast. However, bakers can use various other ingredients to impart flavor, color, softness, volume, or other desired characteristics to artisan bread.

Additionally, butter and notably stronger oils, such as walnut, can impart flavor to the bread. Dry milk powder imparts flavor to bread and can help it soften, as in this simple white sourdough. Combine it with the flour in the dough.

Artisan bread includes hearth bread (those baked without the use of a pan) and sourdough bread. Several examples include the following: Baguette, Ciabatta.

Bread can supply a plethora of essential nutrients. Whole-grain, homemade options can be an excellent source of fiber, antioxidants, and other nutrients that can help you lower your risk of diabetes and maintain a healthy digestive and circulatory system, among other benefits.

Here are the seven healthiest bread available.

  1. Whole grain that has been sprouted. Sprouted bread is made with whole grains that have sprouted due to heat and moisture exposure.
  2. Sourdough
  3. Whole wheat bread
  4. Oat bread
  5. Flax bread
  6. 100% sprouted rye bread
  7. Gluten-free bread.

Conclusion

The Hamilton Beach 29885 is the best bread machine for artisan bread among the three bread machines reviewed above. This bread maker is inexpensive, and while it does not look as lovely as the other two, it performs admirably.

The Cuisinart CBK-200 is a little pricey and comes with a standard kneading blade. The bread machine emits an audible tone to alert you to remove the paddle just before baking begins. However, removing the kneading paddle does not apply when making artisan dough.

With the Breadman BK1050S’s collapsible kneading paddle, you don’t have to dig it out of the bread loaf. However, the paddle may scratch the nonstick bread pan’s Teflon coating.

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Best Zojirushi bread machine reviews 2021

Best Zojirushi bread machine reviews 2021

Zojirushi’s product is one of the best bread machines on the market because it’s simple, thorough and effective. Each machine boasts a sturdy build and arrives ready to use, requiring no assembly. 

Every Zojirushi bread machine comes with an instruction booklet that includes tutorials, recipes and full-color images. An additional instructional DVD provides engaging visual lessons to help you understand the machine, its various parts, best practices for use and how to make a variety of bread types.

There are several Zojiroshi bread makers in the market today, and here are some that you can consider, for your home baking.

 

Top 5 Zojirushi Bread Machines

Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker (BB-PDC20)
  • 2-lb. loaf of bread
  • 15 Number of Courses
  • 3 memories
Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker (BB-CEC20)
  • 2-lb. loaf of bread
  • 10 Number of Courses
  • 3 memories
Most Affordable
Zojirushi Home Bakery Mini (BB-HAC10)
  • 1-lb. loaf of bread
  • 9 Number of Courses
  • property 3
Best Overall
Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker (BB-PDC20BA)
  • 2 lb. loaf
  • Double kneading blades
  • 13 hour delay timer Rapid setting
Runner-Up
Zojirushi Home Bakery Maestro (BB-SSC10)
  • 1-lb. loaf of bread
  • 15 Number of Courses
  • 3 memories
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Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker (BB-PDC20)
  • 2-lb. loaf of bread
  • 15 Number of Courses
  • 3 memories
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Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker (BB-CEC20)
  • 2-lb. loaf of bread
  • 10 Number of Courses
  • 3 memories
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Most Affordable Zojirushi Home Bakery Mini (BB-HAC10)
  • 1-lb. loaf of bread
  • 9 Number of Courses
  • property 3
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Best Overall Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker (BB-PDC20BA)
  • 2 lb. loaf
  • Double kneading blades
  • 13 hour delay timer Rapid setting
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Runner-Up Zojirushi Home Bakery Maestro (BB-SSC10)
  • 1-lb. loaf of bread
  • 15 Number of Courses
  • 3 memories
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#1 - Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Bread Machine (BB-PDC20)

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  • Various healthy course settings include Multigrain, Whole Wheat, Rapid Whole Wheat, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Sugar Free and Vegan
  • Double Kneading Blades thoroughly knead dough for superior results; Dual heaters on the bottom and lid of the bread maker promote even baking and browning
  • Rapid courses allow you to bake a loaf of white or whole wheat bread in just 2 hours and 25 minutes
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD display with convenient key code on lid simplifies course selection; RAPID SETTING: Use Rapid setting to have your loaf ready to eat in under two and a half hours
  • Electrical Rating 120 volts / 700 watts.Cord Length:39 inch
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For a  picture-perfect loaf every time, you can’t beat the Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus.

Whether you opt for classic white or hearty whole wheat, it will come out with a rounded top, a crispy but not tough crust, and a tender crumb. 

The Virtuoso Plus is the best bread machine for sophisticated bakers as it has a setting for making a sourdough starter and another that allows you to program in your own recipes. Plus, you have a selection of 3 crust colors. When it’s the optimal time to add cranberries or walnuts, the machine beeps to remind you.  

The bright LCD display is easy to program and unlike those on other bread machines, it tells you what time your bread will be done, rather than how much time is left. That means you don’t have to do math in your head but rather see exactly when your pumpernickel will be ready to be slathered with butter.

PROS
  • Easy to use
  • Baking course & recipe book included
  • Settings offer a range of bread types: multigrain, white & whole wheat
  • Emory settings to customize knead, rise & bake times
CONS
  • High price tag
  • Large, may take up more counter space than desired
Product Specifications
Manufacturer Zojirushi
Item model number BB-PDC20BA
Product Dimensions 10.5 x 18 x 12.88 inches
Item weight 24 pounds
Wattage 700 watts

#2 - Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Bread machine (BB-CEC20)

#2
  • Dual-blade bread machine makes rectangular-shaped 2-pound loaves
  • 10 pre-programmed settings; 3 crust shades; LCD control panel; 13-hour delay timer
  • Large viewing window; removable nonstick bread pan for easy cleaning
  • Measuring spoon, measuring cup, and user manual with recipes included.Measures approximately 9-5/8 by 17 by 12-1/5 inches
  • Electrical rating:120 volts / 700 watts
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If you read our BB-PAC20 review already, you will notice that it has everything you would need in a bread machine.

It bakes a traditional loaf, it’s quiet, it’s highly customizable yet it has many pre-programmed settings, it has a removable bake pan with dual kneading blades, it handles any type of bread nicely, it has a stainless steel design, and it’s beautiful. Actually, the BB-CEC20 has exactly these features too.

We’re not sure why Zojirushi made two almost identical machines. If anything at all, these machines only differ in the design and one other thing: the BB-PAC20 has a “revolutionary” heater on the top of the lid that makes a browned crust at the top of the bread. Some people who own the BB-CEC20 have complained that their crusts don’t crisp up at the top.

So if this matters to you and you don’t like soft crusts at the top, get the BB-PAC20. Otherwise, the BB-CEC20 is the cheaper of the two, and you can choose from black or white.

It’s really up to individual preferences, but we would pay more for the BB-PAC20 because we like that little heater feature and we like the design more.

Another thing we would like to mention is that the Zojirushi BB-CEC20 can handle thick gluten-free dough really well.

In fact, if you read recipe books they would recommend using Zojirushi machines for gluten-free bread. We think that when it comes to gluten-free bread, Zojirushi has an unmatched advantage.

PROS
  • Bakes a 2-lbs. loaf of bread in only two hours
  • Comes with a recipe book
  • Has a delay timer with a 13-hour time limit.
  • An auto turn-off option for safety purposes
  • Shipped with an instructional video and manual
  • Stainless steel body for a scratch-free look.
  • Different menu settings, including bread dough, white bread, sourdough, wheat bread, cakes, shortbread and jams.
  • Three crust options for baking your bread to perfection
CONS
  • Quite expensive compared to other bread makers in its class.
  • Once bought, the bread maker cannot be replaced.
Product Specifications
Manufacturer Zojirushi
Item model number BB-CEC20
Product Dimensions 12.81 x 13.56 x 18.88 inches
Item weight 2 pounds
Wattage 700 watts

#3 - Most Affordable Bread Machine - Zojirushi Home Bakery Mini (BB-HAC10)

#3 Third Prize
  • Programmable breadmaker produces 1 pound loaves of cakes or breads
  • Settings for cookie/pasta dough and fresh fruit jams; quick-bake cycle
  • 13-hour delay timer; LCD control panel; viewing window; carrying handle
  • Nonstick kneading blade and baking pan; instructions and recipes included. Electrical Rating- 120 volts / 450 watts
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) 8-1/2 x 11-1/4 x 12-1/4 inches ,1-year warranty; cULus listed
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Fill your home with delicious homemade bread aroma and enjoy a variety of freshly baked goods any time with Zojirushi Home Bakery Mini Breadmaker. Compact and slim, this awesome kitchen appliance takes up minimal space on your countertop while offering huge pay-off. 

Use it to bake various types of bread and cakes or make dough and jam. Why, with the easy to follow instruction video and recipe book you’re sure to become a baker extraordinaire, at least in the eyes of your friends and family.

PROS
  • Compact size
  • Versatile
  • Perfect setting
  • Efficiency
  • Crust texture
CONS
  • Only for small families
  • Expensive
Product Specifications
Manufacturer Zojirushi
Item model number BB-HAC10
Product Dimensions 11 x 8 x 12 inches
Item weight 1 pounds
Wattage 450 watts

#4 - Best Overall - Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Bread Machine (BB-PDC20BA)

#4
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Zojirushi BB-PDC20BA Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker (2 lb) with Cuisinart 8-inch Bread Knife w/ Blade Guard, Update International Stainless Measuring Cup Set and Gluten-Free Baking Classics for The Bread Machine Paperback Book
  • ENJOY VARIETY: Enjoy creating a variety of breads, including vegan and gluten-free, as well as baking cakes and making jams
  • EVENLY BAKED BREAD: Thanks to the dual heaters on the bottom and the lid of the breadmaker, the machine churns out evenly baked and evenly browned, beautiful loafs of bread every time
  • KNEADING BLADES: Its double kneading blades ensure thoroughly kneaded dough for superior tasting results
  • CUSTOM SETTINGS: Choose from the three Homemade memory settings to customize the knead, rise and bake times and watch the whole process trough the large viewing window
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The Zojirushi BB-PDC20BA Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus makes a light 100% whole wheat loaf or a delightful white bread from start to finish, in a traditionally shaped, 2 pound, horizontal loaf! And that’s just the start of it. 

The Zojirushi does an outstanding job of developing gluten and you can use the dough cycle by itself if you want, then finish baking in your regular oven… make dough for crispy pizza crust, light dinner rolls, mouth-watering cinnamon rolls, hamburger or hoagie buns, artisan breads, sourdough, cakes—the possibilities are endless. Don’t want quite 2 lbs? The Zo gives you the freedom to make smaller 1.5 lb. loaves if you’d rather. Even makes fruit jam and meat loaf.

The Zojirushi bread machine has beefed-up pulleys and belts—the heaviest-duty drive system ever on a Zojirushi breadmaker, for a long, trouble-free life. Unlike most bread machines, the Zo has plenty of power and durability for whole grain dough. Of course, it’s equally at home with white flour, or any blend you can imagine.

 Twin paddles provide superior kneading action so you get well-raised breads with great texture and the lid is highly domed to keep your bread from sticking to the lid if your recipe rises a little high, and has crust-control adjustability. Pan inside dimensions are 5″W x 8.75L x 4.75″D. Pan lining is BPA-free.

PROS
  • Can make various healthy courses
  • Attractive black and steel finish
  • Large viewing window
  • Dual heaters
  • Double kneading blades
  • Easy to read and easy to use LCD display
  • 13-hour delay timer
  • Light, medium, and dark crust options
CONS
  • The largest size loaf you can make is 2lbs
Product Specifications
Manufacturer Zojirushi
Item model number BB-PDC20BA
Product Dimensions 20.9 x 14.5 x 15.3 inches
Item weight 29.7 pounds
Wattage 700 watts

#5 - Runner-Up Bread Machine - Zojirushi Home Bakery Maestro (BB-SSC10)

#5
  • Automatic 1-pound bread maker
  • Auto add dispenser automatically dispenses nuts and other ingredients; removable and washable
  • Various healthy course settings include: Multigrain, whole wheat, quick whole wheat, gluten free, salt free, sugar free, and vegan
  • Versatile course settings include: bread and pizza dough, pasta dough, cake and jam
  • 3 homemade memory settings allow the user to customize the Knead, rise, and bake times
  • Recipe book in full color with 50 delicious recipes included
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The Zojirushi BB-SSC10 is currently the best option for small families, singles and couples. No matter what Zojirushi bread maker you buy, you will always be guaranteed of the quality.

The Zojirushi BB-SSC10 bakes 1-pound loaves and has a single kneading blade. However, it looks more modern and a bit bigger than previous Zojirushi bread makers. Another huge difference is the lack of a viewing window on the lid, which is now where the LCD panel is located (the BB-HAC10 had the LCD panel on the side). 

This makes it much easier to see the settings and the course number that corresponds to it, so this is a huge improvement. In fact, all the 15 settings pre-programmed into the machine are printed on the top.

In terms of performance the Zojirushi BB-SSC10 is capable of baking delicious, evenly brown loaves. You can only select from two crust settings: medium or dark. With most bread machines we’ve seen to date, you can usually select from three crust settings: light, medium, or dark. We usually stick with medium, but if you enjoy “light” crust then this may be a problem for you. It handles basic bread and special bread recipes well. 

It has double heaters (including one on the bottom) and the heat circulates in a way that appears to brown the bread evenly. As with all bread machines, you must follow the instructions and add the ingredients in the correct order in order to get perfect loaves each time. 

The instructions are easy to follow with this bread machine, with lots of pictures and charts, so we think Zojirushi did a great job with the manual. With the BB-SSC10 you get a recipe book with 50 recipes that are specifically made for this bread machine. There are lots of fun and delicious recipes.

PROS
  • Lots of settings, including quick baking settings
  • Creates gluten-free, salt-free, sugar-free, and vegan bread
  • Creates pizza and pasta dough, as well as jam and cakes
  • Has 3 homemade settings that the user can program
  • Smaller compared to other machines
  • Carrying handle to make it easy to store the machine
CONS
Product Specifications
Manufacturer Zojirushi
Item model number BB-SSC10
Product Dimensions 13.63 x 8.88 x 12.5 inches
Item weight 16 pounds
Wattage 450 watts

Buying Guide for the Best Zojirushi Bread Machine

Before you invest your money in an automatic bread machine, make sure it fits into your homemade bread-making plan. First, ask yourself how do you plan to use it? It is important because some users take advantage of every functionality their bread maker offers, while others occasionally use their devices. It would help if you made decisions about capacity, formula functions, and of course, the price to match.

If you don’t have any budget issues, then the Virtuoso BB-PAC20BA bread machine is the best choice. It is by far the most advanced version of the bread machine available from the company. 

You can make any bread, jam, meat sandwich, and different dough types like a pizza, rolls, bagels, biscuits, etc. It is the # 1 choice among the best Zojirushi bread machines. Below, you can find detailed information and a comparison of the Zojirushi bread machine.

Capacity

For this decision, you should consider your family size. If you are an individual or a young couple, then a tiny size BB-HAC10 or Maestro is sufficient. Note that Maestro comes with additional courses and technology. Maestro’s only downside is its small size. 

Additionally, it does not have a view window at the top. If you are a big family, then I recommend going with the Virtuoso model as it has all the best elements and features that Zojirushi has ever come up with.

Nut and Fruit Dispenser

I believe this feature is a bit overrated. Finally, opening the lid and adding nuts shouldn’t be a big deal either. I know that having this feature doesn’t hurt, and it’s definitely helpful, but I still think it’s designed for lazy people! 

If you really must have this, then choose the Maestro model. Other models do not have an automatic fruit and nut dispenser. However, they all have large viewing windows. And to me, that was even more important when I was watching the doughing process.

Delay Timer, Non-stick Pan, LCD panel

I have incorporated all of these features in part because all the Zojirushi series include these features. I love the LCD screen design that Zojirushi uses on its products; it’s easy, simple, and straightforward. 

The final thing you want is a complicated control panel on the automatic bread maker. If we ever wanted things to be complex, we wouldn’t have bought a bread maker in the first place!

FAQs

With so many options in the market, one can easily be misled and be spoilt with choices. All you have to do is withhold yourself from making hasty decisions and carefully write down your requirements and features that you want in your bread maker.

Consider the following points and ask yourself what you are looking for to get your ideal Zojirushi bread maker.

You don’t want to waste your money buying something which will cost you more than what you get.

If you are an initial buyer, it is better to take a cheap one with the basic settings to see if you are comfortable with its use and the bread it makes.

In this way, you don’t have to waste your money buying something expensive and then not using it again because you aren’t comfortable with its usage.

As I already mentioned that high degree of programmability means a higher price tag, so choose options wisely depending on how often you would use those features.

Keep in mind that a high-priced Zojirushi bread maker doesn’t always mean better bread, your bread quality also depends on the quality of the ingredients used.

Check out various online stores like Amazon and EBay to get the best deals as few of them offer a great discount (don’t forget our beloved Wal-Mart).

Another main concern would be the size and capacity of the Zojirushi bread maker. Typically in the market, we have Zojirushi bread makers with a capacity to bake bread from 1 lb to 3 lbs. 1-1.5 lbs loaf size would be ideal for couples and small families.

If you are someone who bakes bread very often and for a large number of people then choose a bread maker with bigger capacity. There are bread makers which give multiple size options, so depending on the occasion and number of people you can bake bread of different sizes.

Keep the size of your kitchen and space you can provide in mind while choosing the bread maker. Choose the one which fits in your kitchen, if you have cabinets think about the height clearance. If you are tight on space, then go for the compact ones.

Overall quality of the product is very important as it determines the quality of the Zojirushi bread baked. Look for bread makers with a good quality heating element and non-stick pan which are essential to make good loaves of bread for many years to come.

Some of the buyers have complained about an oil leak which is caused due to a defective pan, so make sure you check the quality of the entire product.

Any appliance which isn’t made of durable materials would not last long and you do not want to spend your money on something which isn’t going to last for a while.

Check the non-stick pan carefully, the surface coating of it, whether it will be able to withstand the regular usage without ruining the coating and posing any health risk in future or not.

Also, go for the ones which offer at least a year warranty and service options.

After a few uses your loaf may not be baked the same as your delicious first loaf. In order to have your Zojirushi bread maker make consistently good loaves of bread, invest in a high-quality bread maker that bakes loaves of good shape and size, with a perfect crust, light and fluffy crumb along with the right taste and flavor every time.

Also, a horizontal bread maker gives a better bread product consistently when compared to its vertical counterpart.

 

The display control should be very easy to read, making the user comfortable to operate and use different settings without any hassle.

Confused about how to use it? A user-friendly instruction manual is all you need

The instruction manual should be clear, concise and user-friendly in its description. It should give a clear idea of how to go about explaining time-cycles and its features, directions on how to clean and maintain, contact information of the repair service providers and a few basic bread recipes.

CONCLUSION

Zojirushi is one of the top brands because they always pay attention to every little detail, making your life easier when baking at home. You can feel the high craftsmanship, ease of use, technological expertise, and overall quality in every aspect of these charming kitchen appliances. 

Zojirushi Virtuoso and Virtuoso Plus are the best choices, especially if you have a large family. It is the ultimate bread maker equipped with extensive features. Thanks to the unique heating technology, the bread has a gorgeous crust color. This also increases internal toughness and extreme brittleness. 

If you are looking for a bread machine that can make 1 pound (454 g) of bread at a time, then I recommend the Maestro model. It is a compact model with immense features. To make your decision easier, you can think of the Virtuoso as a 4-wheel sports SUV, while the Maestro is a compact sports car.

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Baking cake in Bread machine

Baking cake in Bread machine

Can You Bake Cakes in Bread Machine?

You may have noticed a cake setting on your bread machine and just wondering if you can bake a cake in a bread machine. Some of you may have missed it or are too scared to try it.

Can you bake a traditional cake using your bread machine? The answer is yes. ”You can bake a cake in a bread machine, but first, you need to know some tips and tricks.

If you have a pre-programmed setting for said cake, it is sometimes referred to as a batter bread setting. The batter bread installation only prepares the batter; then, you will have to pour it into a baking dish and slide it into the oven. You can choose this method and then bake it in the oven, but mixing batter is not much difficult.

Meanwhile, the “cake setting” does it and also bakes it for you. We will focus on recipes related to baking on your bread machine. Second, you have to see what kind of flour you are using. Recipes sometimes require you to use baking dough or all-purpose bread or flour mixes.

Bread Machine Cake Ingredients

You will need all-purpose flour for baking a cake. It is a refined type of wheat flour suitable for cakes and other fast bread. You should avoid using self-raising flour when using a bread machine as it may contain additional yeast, which can cause uncertain results.

Baking soda is a type of soda salt (sodium bicarbonate). It is an alkali that needs the presence of an acid to act as an enamel. A baking soda recipe will also contain acidic ingredients like lemon juice, brown sugar, or milk.

Baking powder is an enamel based on a chemical reaction that starts immediately upon contact with a liquid, so it does not require a cycle of rising. It is a combination of baking soda, acid salt, and corn starch.

Eggs are added to a cake recipe to give the cake a thick and smooth texture. Large room-temperature eggs are used in recipes.

Making Cake In Bread Machine

Most people use a bread maker to make a loaf. However, you can use any bakery machine’s Quick Bread settings to mix and bake. You can also use the Bake Only function for baking if you are using a wooden spoon or a stand mixer to mix yourself.

Quick bread, or flour bread, is similar to bread because the recipe uses baking soda or baking powder instead of active dry yeast. Hence, you can use the Bread Quick menu setting for baking in a bread machine.

The basic process starts with buying the cake mixture and then placing the ingredients in the bread pan according to the instructions. Then put the pan into the bread machine, plug it in, choose the Quick Bread setting, and choose the light crust color. Press the start button so that the bread maker can start mixing ingredients. Check that all ingredients are mixed, and use a spoon to remove the uncooked dough.

When the baking cycle is finished, gently removed it from the baking pan and placed it on the rack to cool.

If you decide to use the Baking function of the bread maker, mix the ingredients by hand or electric mixer into the cake batter and place in the bread pan. If your bread machine has Pizza Dough or Pasta Dough installed, then you can use that instead. You can refer to the bread machine’s instruction manual if you need more information on using the Bake Only function.

Baking Cake in a Bread Machine Tips and tricks

If you’re trying to bake a chocolate chip cake for your daughter’s birthday and you don’t know when to combine those chocolates. Depending on the cake and recipe, you may have to add these at a specific time in the cycle. 

If your bread machine has an automatic fruit and nut dispenser, that’s pretty easy as it will handle itself if you choose the cake or batter bread setting.

If you don’t have a hopper, there will usually be an audible beep letting you know more of these ingredients if you want. The recipe should also indicate the setting and any special handling regarding the fruit, nuts, and other additional ingredients.

High-end machines like the Hamilton Beach Bread Maker 29888 come equipped with a fruit and nut compartment so you can add chocolate chips in the compartment.

Hamilton Beach Bread Machine 29888

  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
  • Fresh homemade bread in just 3 steps
  • 14 programmed cycles: bread to jam and cake.
  • Customizable size and shade
  • Dishwasher safe parts: the bread machine pan and paddle are dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.
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Most bread machines don’t have a viewing window, so you shouldn’t open the lid to check how your cake looks. Patience is critical here because if you do, it will mess with the appliance’s temperature, and even an improper vibration of the time can ruin your machine.

When it beeps, you have to transfer the cake onto the cooling rack and then serve it or decore it with ice, sprinkle, chocolate crumbs, fruit, or whatever you want.

Don’t be too amazing if your cake is vertical, as that’s how it is made in a bread machine. If you don’t like its shape, we recommend you cut it out and create layers. It will also allow you to add multiplication between each layer.

Baking cake in an oven or bread machine is often complicated. Maybe they haven’t been thoroughly cooked, so check with a wooden skewer. Insert a wooden skewer into the cake from the top down and see if it is clean. If not, then that means you need to bake it in for another 10-20 minutes. If you don’t have a wooden skewer, a piece of dry pasta is fine too.

Now we have our basics and can move on to the practical part, learning how to bake cakes with different flavors.

Before exploring some exciting recipes, check out our top choice for a home bread machine. 

Secura Bread Machine 2.2lb

  • Developed with nutrition exclusive custom mode 19 preset menu settings & 3 loaf sizes & 3 crust Colors for making a variety of breads pizza dough cakes yogurt and jams. Now you can create gluten free cake
  • Programmable LCD digital display with delay baking timer 15-hour delay timer & automatic keep Warm (max 1 hours)
  • Maximum capacity of 2 2 pounds select your loaf size (1 1lb 1 7lb or 2 2lb)
  • Features an add-in ingredient reminder and a convenient view window. The bread maker will “beep” to remind you to add final ingredients such as nuts and fruit
  • Electricity disconnection memory & diagnostic error code system.
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Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B Bread Machine

  • MAKING FRESH ARTISAN BREADSUP TO A 2-LB LOAF
  • 19-PROGRAMMED PRESET MENU include making jam, yogurt, and baking cakes
  • 15-HOUR DELAY TIMER and a 60-minute Keep Warm function
  • FREE UP THE OVEN and save on power.
  • MANAGE THE NUTRIENTS
  • Add your favorite nuts, seeds, or dried fruits for a unique touch
  • INCLUDES EVERYTHING: non-stick bread pan, measuring cup and spoon, kneading blade, metal hook for lifting out kneading blade.
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Panasonic SD-RD250 Bread Maker with Automatic Fruit & Nut Dispenser

  • Power 120AC, 60Hz
  • Microprocessor controlled for even baking
  • Easily Bake Bread or Create Dough, use the Bake Only mode when it's time to bake a cake for a birthday celebration or delectable tea breads to serve with tea when visiting with a friend.
  • Special dispenser for the addition of Fruit or nuts for even mixing in the baking process
  • Diamond fluorine non-stick coated pan for easy clean-up
  • 5 Baking modes for 2 different loaf sizes (M, XL)
  • Large LCD readout, measures 11 1/8-inch (Width) by 12 13/16-inch (Length) by 14 9/16-inch (Height), 15-pound
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Cuisinart CBK-200 Convection Bread Maker

  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes offer over 100 bread, dough/pizza dough, sweet cake and jam choices.
  • Low Carb and Gluten-Free preset menu options and recipes.
  • Audible tone indicates time to add fruit, nuts, and other "mix-ins." The second tone offers the option of removing the paddle before baking or removing unbaked dough to shape by hand.
  • Additional Options: 15-minute Pause, Bake-Only option, 12-Hour-Delay Start, Timer, and Power Failure Backup.
  • Limited 3-year warranty, 680 watts
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Cake recipes for bread machine

Red Velvet Cake in Bread Machine Recipe

Red Velvet Cake Bread Machine Recipe

Red Velvet cake is a kind of cake with an impressive appearance, usually covered with a layer of white icing to bring out the red. This unique recipe uses a red velvet cake mix and is baked in the machine. Traditionally, the red velvet cake is served with buttercream cream or cream cheese. We’ve included cream cheese toppings for this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • One box of Red Velvet cake mix
  • 1 cup of water/250 ml
  • Three eggs lightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup of vegetable oil/75 ml

Strawberry filling:

  • 1 cup chopped strawberries mixed with ½ cup sugar
  • Leave for 20 minutes to allow the strawberries to curl, then spread over the middle layer of the cake before freezing.

Directions:

  • Measure the baking ingredients into the baking pan in the order specified in the recipe or the order specified by the manufacturer.
  • Put the pan in the machine and select Baking Cycle or Bread Cycle; 1 pound of bread and light crust.
  • Half mix, using a rubber spoon to scrape the sides of the baking pan and paddle.
  • When the signal sounds that baking is complete, check the maturity with a wooden skewer. If ready, remove the baking pan from the machine. If not, keep it in the machine or put it in the Reheat Cycle for 10 to 30 minutes or during the Bake Only Cycle if you have it on the machine until baked.

Cream Cheese Frosting in Bread Machine Recipe

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

This favorite frosting is creamy and thick, holds its shape when piped, and tastes incredible on carrot cake, spice cake, and so much more. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cream cheese, softened (8 ounces/225 grams)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened, or Mascarpone cheese, at room temperature (65 to 67°F) (1 stick/4 ounces/115 grams)
  • 1 lb confectioners’ sugar, sifted (4 cups/455 grams)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

  • To make cheese frosting cream: In a medium bowl, whisk cream cheese and butter until smooth, about 1 minute. Add sugar gradually and beat until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add vanilla.
  •  Cut the cake and cut it into layers or simply cut it into the shape you like and frost it. If you want to add the cake filling, just spread it on the bottom and top layers along with the other layer and frost.

Pound Cake in Bread Machine Recipe

Pound Cake Recipe

Great sweetness with a shredded texture. This is a classic dessert bread and goes great with coffee or tea.

Ingredients:

  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:

  • Add the baking ingredients to the bread pan in the order indicated in the recipe or the order specified by your manufacturer.
  • Select the cake setting. Choose 1 pound loaf and set light crust.

Cake Bread in Bread Machine Recipe

Cake Bread Recipe

This is an exciting hybrid that combines both cake and bread ingredients. It is an excellent dessert with butter or jam and jelly, or you can eat it plain. It’s also great for breakfast with coffee or tea.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup of water 110°F./43°C.
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter (room temperature)
  • 2 1/2 cup of bread flour
  • 1 cup yellow cake mix
  • 1 tsp Rapid Rise yeast

Directions

  • Add the ingredients to the bowl in the same order as in this recipe or your manufacturer.
  •  This time choose the white bread cycle over the cake cycle.
  • Set for 1.5 loaf and medium crust
  • You can use wooden skewers following this recipe, but if you’re still unsure, you can do the experiment.
  • When it’s thoroughly baked, set it aside on a cooler, use a bread knife and serve with jam, jelly, butter or plain food.

Chocolate Chocolate Cake in Bread Machine Recipe

Chocolate Chocolate Cake Recipe

This recipe takes chocolate layers through advertising. It is a great cake for any celebration.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 3 Large Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 7 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

Directions

  • Add the ingredients specified by your bread machine.
  • If you have a fruit and nut dispenser or beep that allows you to add chocolate crumbs in the middle, add them as your machine indicates otherwise, mix them with other ingredients.
  • I recommend installing the ‘light’ crust to avoid the cake being too dry
  • You can serve it hot with any desired fruit or even ice cream.

Conclusion

Indeed, it is possible to make a variety of cakes with a bread machine. You should check the instruction manual supplied with the bakery machine to see what it says about baking. Instructions for use may cover essential baking recipes, but you can try other bakery recipes or use canned cake mixes.

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Sourdough Bread in Bread Machine

Sourdough Bread In Bread Machine
Slicing your bread and enjoy!

If you are looking for a recipe for sourdough bread in a bread machine, then this recipe is for you! It is possible to make sourdough bread in a bread machine with some adjustments—a great everyday bread for the sourdough lover.

The feel and smell of the bread from the oven are best when stepping out from the stove. Easier to sourdough with the best bread machine to make sourdough for the freshest and most delicious bread.

There are many different ways to prepare bread, but if you are a lover of sourdough bread, you should consider using a bread machine. It sounds hard to cook if you’ve never cooked bread, but with the help of thousands of recipes, you absolutely can. Baking your own bread is always better than store-bought bread, which you never know what’s inside.

What is Sourdough?

Sourdough bread is a type of bread made by fermenting dough with wild yeast and bacteria, lactobacilli (starter). This symbiotic combination gives the bread a sour taste, helping them retain their natural quality.

The starter is a combination of water, flour, and bacteria. It results in a delicious sandwich with nutritional values and no added chemicals on the regular bread. Another advantage of this homemade bread is that it is easier to digest because it produces lactic acid that makes the nutrients more readily available / absorbed.

Can I make sourdough in a bread machine?

You may be wondering if you can use a bread maker for the sourdough? Depending on the type and model, sourdough bread can be possible or not possible to cook effectively.

The problem with conventional commercial bread machines is that they are designed to cook for a period of rapid and steady rise. It is generally incompatible with sourdough recipes without modification as the sourdough takes longer to float than most other bread. If you have patience, you can prepare sourdough, but the results won’t be as great as choosing a well-designed bread maker for sourdough.

If the bread machine has an adjustable increment cycle that can be changed in the middle of the cycle, it can make sourdough bread without any problems.

Why Use Bread Maker for Sourdough?

It is better to use a bread maker with a sourdough setting for the best sourdough bread results. It improves perfection and eliminates test errors that are common in conventional bread machines.

A quality bread machine with lots of customizations for kneading and preparing dough is the ideal choice. You can set the time required for the dough to rise, which gives an advantage and control of the sourdough.

Another option is you can buy a special mix for bread machines. You can purchase sourdough bread maker mixes online, for example, through Amazon!

How To Make Sourdough Bread in Bread Machine?

If you have a bread machine, you may be wondering if sourdough bread in it. Not only is it possible — it’s delicious! This recipe is for making sourdough bread in a bread machine from start to finish.
– To make sourdough bread in a bread machine, you will need to use some commercial yeast. I usually use 7g; however, you can experiment, and you can get less. It’s interesting to test, isn’t it?
– You still need to add your sourdough starter to the mixture when you load the bread machine. Whether you use a fed or unfed starter is up to you.
– Because you are using some of the dried yeast that has been added, using removed is completely fine (and in fact, it’s a great way to use it up). I find this bread is a convenient way to add some sourdough goodness to a fast loaf.

Type of Bread Machine for Sourdough Bread

Most bread machines can make sourdough bread without a doubt, but it’s best to consider those with a sourdough setting. Sourdough bread takes a long time to rise, unlike regular yeast bread. It means there is a machine designed to handle sourdough requirements.

If you are interested in buying a bread maker exclusively for sourdough, we have 03 options with a sourdough function and can be programmed to match the sourdough rising cycle. This means you won’t need to use commercial yeast.

Our top picks

Zojirushi BB-PAC20BA

Best Overall
  • Bakes a large traditional rectangular shaped 2-lb. loaf
  • Exclusive Home Made Menu function includes 3 memory settings
  • Additional heater on lid for even baking
  • Quick baking cycle prepares bread in a little over 2 hours
  • 13-hour delay timer
  • LCD clock makes it easy to check the completion time and set up the Timer
  • Includes as easy-to-follow instructional DVD, manual and recipe booklet
  • Menu settings include: basic bread, wheat bread, gluten free bread, sourdough starter, dough, jam, cake, quick bread and 3 home made menus.
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Zojirushi BB-CEC20

  • Dual-blade bread machine makes rectangular-shaped 2-pound loaves
  • 10 pre-programmed settings; 3 crust shades; LCD control panel; 13-hour delay timer
  • Large viewing window; removable nonstick bread pan for easy cleaning
  • Measuring spoon, measuring cup, and user manual with recipes included.
  • Measures approximately 9-5/8 by 17 by 12-1/5 inches
    Electrical rating:120 volts / 700 watts.
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Elite Gourmet Maxi-Matic EBM8103B

  • MAKING FRESH ARTISAN BREADS
  • MAKE UP TO A 2-LB LOAF 
  • INCLUDES 19-PROGRAMMED PRESET MENU for a variety of different types of doughs from basic white bread to even pizza dough.
  • 15-HOUR DELAY TIMER and a 60-minute Keep Warm function.
  • MANAGE THE NUTRIENTS
  • INCLUDES EVERYTHING : non-stick bread pan, measuring cup and spoon, kneading blade, metal hook for lifting out kneading blade.
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Tips for Making Sourdough Bread in Bread Machine

Bread machines often have difficulty making an extra loaf. However, you can do a few things to make sure you get the best possible sourdough bread in a bread machine.

  • Add water and other liquid to the pan first, then add the dry ingredients on top. It helps to ensure that the bread machine does not leave any flour that is not mixed. If there are patches of unmixed flour or flour, scrape the sides of the pan with a silicon spoon.
  • You can use All-Purpose flour for a sandwich loaf; this has a lower protein content, ideal for achieving sandwich texture. Bread dough is also excellent, but you get a softer texture with All Purpose flour.
  • Don’t be afraid to check your dough throughout the process. And don’t be scared to add more liquid or powder if you think the dough needs it.
  • Learn the bread machine’s cycle and check the dough’s shape before it rises. If the dough looks too loose or can’t fill the entire pan, let’s take it out, shape it, and put it back in.
  • You can even add some fancy knobs or score a dough as you learn the machine’s timing! Run the engine a few times while you are at home to notice what the machine functions and what length of time it takes in its powder preparation cycle. In this way, you can intervene if you want/need it.
  •  If possible, remove the paddle from the pan before the bread starts to bake – this will make sure you don’t leave holes in the bread where the paddle is located.
  • When you take the loaf of sourdough out of the bread machine, please remove it from the pan and then put it back inside the device, with the lid slightly open to allow air to circulate. It will ensure your bread machine’s sourdough loaf does not have a crumpled crust when it cools. Never let it cool inside the pan with the lid closed.

Ingredient variations

While this sourdough removal loaf is made with a bread machine that uses fundamental ingredients (flour, water, salt, sugar, and butter) – you can add other flavors and additions to create different loaves of bread:

  • Honey Oat Loaf: Add 30g of honey to the ingredients (sugar can be removed). Then, when the bread rises, spray the water on top and sprinkle the rolled oats.
Honey Oat Loaf
  • Country Grain Loaf: Add 100g of your favorite seeds to the ingredients (nuts like flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, poppy seeds, sesame, and oats work well). It will give you a loaf of light bread.
Country Grain Loaf
  • Whole Wheat Loaf: Swap 250g All-Purpose or Bread Flour for 250g whole wheat flour for a soft, whole wheat sourdough sandwich loaf.
Whole Wheat Loaf

Are you tired of staring at the bread machine, waiting to add raisins or nuts to the dough at the right time? Nuts! Consider buying a bread machine with an automatic fruit and nut dispenser. After that, the bread machine can wait while you do other things.

We selected a few examples of a bread machine with a fruit and nut dispenser. We can look at the basic features of these bread machines from brands like Breville, Hamilton Beach, Breadman, and Zojirushi. Here are some suggestions:

Hamilton Beach Bread Machine With Fruit And Nut Dispenser 29888

  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
  • 3 easy steps: add ingredients, select cycle, start.
  • 14 programmed cycles
  • Customizable size and shade.
  • Dishwasher safe
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Breadman Bread Maker With Nut Dispenser BK1050S

  • 14 pre-programmed bake settings; 3 crust colors; 1lb, 1.5lb and 2lb loaf sizes
  • 15-hour delay start and 1-hour keep warm options
  • Fruit and Nut dispenser, collapsible kneading paddle
  • Digital Display and viewing window
  • Recipe book, measuring cup and adjustable measuring spoon included
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Zojirushi Bread Maker With Fruit Dispenser - Zojirushi BB-SSC10

  • Automatic 1-pound bread maker.
  • Auto add dispenser automatically dispenses nuts.
  • Various healthy course settings include.
  • 3 homemade memory settings.
  • Convenient 24-hour clock with 13-hour delay timer.
  • 50 delicious recipes included.
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Sourdough Bread in Bread Machine Recipes

Sourdough Bread In Bread Machine

Ingredients

Directions

Add liquid ingredients, then flour. Yeast is last.

Add all your ingredients to the pan of your bread machine. It is easier to knead the dough if you add the liquid first and then add the dry ingredients, yeast is last.

After kneading for 10-15 minutes, the ingredients will become a smooth ball around the knead

After kneading for 10-15 minutes, the ingredients will become a smooth ball around the knead. If the dough seems too hard or too soft, add the liquid or flour in increments of 1 teaspoon until the appropriate consistency is achieved. Do not add more than 3 to 4 teaspoons of liquid or flour. The machine cannot make up for wide variations and may not bake larger quantities of batter thoroughly.

Leave the dough in the machine until finished the dough cycle and it rises double its original size.

Leave the dough in the machine until finished the dough cycle and it rises double its original size. If possible, remove the paddle from the pan before the bread starts to bake – this will make sure you don’t leave holes in the bread where the paddle is located. 

Let cool on wire rack

Once your loaf of sourdough has finished baking, take from pan out wire rack to cool before slicing and serving.

Slicing your bread and enjoy!

Slicing your bread and enjoy!

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Best gluten-free bread machines reviews

Best gluten-free bread machines reviews

Standing on top of the “hot” list of today’s diet fads is the gluten-free diet. Especially, people with certain medical conditions have good reason to avoid gluten, found in wheat, barley, rye, malt, etc. Here are the top three reasons not to use gluten if you don’t have to:

  • To manage celiac disease.
  • To control dermatitis herpetiformis (DH)
  • To reduce symptoms of gluten sensitivity 

According to research, 1% of the world’s population is facing celiac disease, and it is time to take serious steps to avoid these problems. So if you are one of them that doesn’t want to grapple with this, then it’s better to stick to a gluten-free diet.

Whether it’s an allergy, celiac disease, or you simply wish to go gluten-free, finding the best gluten-free bread machine is a perfect solution and ensures to change the way you eat.

Gluten-Free Bread Machine

If you care about the difference between traditional bread and gluten-free bread recipes in terms of taste, then I can tell you there isn’t much of a difference. You can still make your gluten-free diet delicious and enjoy it.

Eliminating gluten from your diet is always a frustrating and challenging task, especially if you are a bread lover because you have to stop your favorite bread from your diet. I can understand it’s an unpleasant situation for you, but the good news is that you can easily make gluten-free bread and improve your health using the best gluten-free bread maker.

So if you are looking for the best gluten-free bread maker, you can choose one from the list below to experience the best results ever! So let’s get started with our 6 best gluten-free bread makers.

Best 7 Gluten-Free Bread Machines

Best Buy
Zojirushi BB-PAC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • Double Kneading Blades
Best Cheapest
Hamilton Beach Bread Maker 29882
  • 2 Pounds
  • 12 cycles including jam and cake
  • More than 25 bread maker recipes
Extra Features
Hamilton Beach Bread Maker 29888
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
  • 14 programmed cycles
  • Countdown Timer with LCD Display & Delay Timer
Best Automatic
Cuisinart CBK-110
  • 2 Pounds
  • 12 preprogrammed menu options
  • 13-Hour delay start
Best Overall
Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB-PDC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • Double Kneading Blades
Best Seller
Oster CKSTBRTW20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 650 watts
  • 12 bread settings and 3 crust settings
BEST PREMIUM
Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker
  • 830 watts
  • Unique collapsible kneading paddle
  • 46 step by step recipes
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Best Buy Zojirushi BB-PAC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • Double Kneading Blades
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Best Cheapest Hamilton Beach Bread Maker 29882
  • 2 Pounds
  • 12 cycles including jam and cake
  • More than 25 bread maker recipes
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Extra Features Hamilton Beach Bread Maker 29888
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
  • 14 programmed cycles
  • Countdown Timer with LCD Display & Delay Timer
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Best Automatic Cuisinart CBK-110
  • 2 Pounds
  • 12 preprogrammed menu options
  • 13-Hour delay start
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Best Overall Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB-PDC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • Double Kneading Blades
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Best Seller Oster CKSTBRTW20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 650 watts
  • 12 bread settings and 3 crust settings
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BEST PREMIUM Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker
  • 830 watts
  • Unique collapsible kneading paddle
  • 46 step by step recipes
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#1 - Best Buy Gluten-Free Bread Machine - Zojirushi BB-PAC20

Best Buy
  • Bakes a large traditional rectangular shaped 2-pound loaf; Gluten Free and Custom Menu settings will accommodate gluten free and organic baking ingredients.
  • Bakes a large traditional rectangular shaped 2-pound loaf;Electrical Rating:120 volts
  • Dual kneading blades to knead the dough thoroughly.
  • Quick baking cycle prepares breads in about 2-hour.
  • Includes a measuring cup and measuring spoon.
  • Additional heater on lid for even baking.
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It’s no surprise that Zojirushi BB-PAC20 tops our list. It is our recommendation for all bread lovers. This bread machine comes with dedicated gluten-free bread-making settings that can prepare a well-prepared and straightforward gluten-free bread for you.

This is a noiseless bread machine, and you will get a gluten-free recipe book with this bread maker. Without a doubt, this is the best appliance if you are looking to prepare delicious gluten-free bread for your family.

What are you waiting for? Hurry up! Order today and experience its unique features.

PROS
  • It comes with a gluten-free menu and settings.
  • Bakes a large traditional rectangular shaped 2-lb. loaf
  • 13-hour delay timer with this advanced bread maker
  • User-friendly LCD control panel
  • The lid has an additional heater for even baking
  • Dual kneading blades to knead the dough thoroughly.
  • Includes a signal alarm for adding fruits and nuts.
CONS
  • Significantly more costly than other bread makers
  • Extremely large; takes up a LOT of counter space
  • Short power cord
  • Pretty heavy(22.5 pounds)

#2 - Best Cheapest Gluten-Free Bread Machine - Hamilton Beach 29882

Best Cheapest
  • FRESH HOMEMADE BREAD IN JUST 3 STEPS
  • 12 CYCLES
  • GREAT FOR DOUGH PREP
  • CONTROL THE NUTRITIONAL CONTENT OF YOUR BREAD
  • EASY TO CLEAN: Non stick, dishwasher-safe pan & 2 kneading paddles interior pan.
  • LARGE DIGITAL DISPLAY& The Delay Timer.
  • RECIPES INCLUDED: More than 25 bread maker recipes.
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Hamilton Beach is a reputable brand that produces high-quality, easy-to-use bread machines. If you are looking for a budget-friendly gluten-free bread machine, then this product is what you need. This is the cheapest on this list for under $ 100. Without a doubt, this is the most valuable bread machine if you are looking for how to make gluten-free bread.

You will find several gluten-free settings in this bread machine that always help you prepare delicious gluten-free bread and bake well.

PROS
  • It comes with 12 Programmable Settings, along with gluten-free
  • Great for Dough Prep
  • Control the nutritional content of your bread
  • Large Digital Display with a delay timer
  • Dishwasher-safe pan and two kneading paddles included
  • More than 25 recipes are included
CONS
  • When mixing and kneading, it's a little noisy.
  • The non-slip feet are insufficiently non-slip.

#3 - Best Gluten-Free Bread Machine with Extra Features - Hamilton Beach 29888

Extra Features
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser.
  • Fresh homemade bread in just 3 steps.
  • 14 programmed cycles
  • Customizable size and shade
  • Dishwasher safe parts.
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If you want a larger metal version of the Hamilton Beach above but at a higher price and with an extra nut & fruit dispenser, this might be the product for you.

The remarkable notice about the Hamilton Beach 29888 bread machine is the stainless steel exterior. If you like stainless steel, then you’ll probably love the design of this bread maker. It also has both an automatic fruit and nut dispenser with a view window. Furthermore, it has a dial button on the panel in addition to controls.

Firstly, the lid is removable to clean it easily. However, it should never be submerged in water nor into the dishwasher.

Secondly, the lid has a viewing window so you can see what the bread maker is doing without opening the lid. It is very important as the temperature inside the machine will drop and leave you with half-baked bread. The only justifiable reason to open the lid is to use a rubber spatula to scrape the unmixed flour on the edges or corners of the bread pan during the mixing cycle.

Thirdly, the lid has a built-in dispenser for automatically adding fruit or nuts into the dough, and no need to wait around during the kneading process.

What caught our eyes was that the control panel has a dial knob. It makes us think of the Breville BBM800XL bread machine since it also has a selection dial. This dial is used to increase or decrease the parameters of a function selected by the buttons.

Hamilton Beach 29888 has 14 cycle programs for making bread or dough. It seems that both the program numbers and the names are printed on the lid to easily select the correct number of cycles without constantly consulting the product manual.

PROS
  • Automatic Fruit and Nut Dispenser
  • 14 Programmed Cycles
  • Viewing Window, Countdown Timer with LCD Display & Delay Timer
  • 3 loaf sizes and 3 crust options
  • Dishwasher safe bread pan & paddle
CONS
  • Bucky

#4 - Best Automatic Gluten-Free Bread Machine - Cuisinart CBK-110

Best Automatic
  • Cuisinart-quality technology promises superior crust, color and texture
  • 12 preprogrammed menu options - fully automatic, easy to use
  • 3 crust shades - light, medium, or dark & bakes up to a 2 pound loaf
  • Vertical baking pan for counter-friendly compact design - removable kneading paddle and bread pan
  • Lid with viewing window to monitor the process - interior light to check bread as it bakes
  • 13-Hour delay start - fresh bread, anytime!
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It has a reasonably affordable price while possessing quite impressive qualities, the most important that it makes and bakes fantastic bread every time.

With a compact vertical, Cuisinart Bread Maker is a perfect choice for kitchens with limited counter space. This device has an interesting look and is suitable for a modern kitchen.

The Cuisinart CBK-100 is a pretty excellent bread machine; it’s a bit expensive but perfect. Available in 3 loaf sizes: 1 pound, 1.5, and 2 pounds, it’s ideal for people living alone and for families. There are three standard housing settings: light, medium, and dark. Plus a 13-hour delay timer, that wonderful aroma of just-baked bread can be waiting for you when you wake up.

PROS
  • Compact vertical bread maker with stainless steel exterior
  • 12 preprogrammed menu options & 3 crust shades
  • Bakes up to a 2-pound loaf
  • Removable kneading paddle and bread pan
  • LED display with an interior light to check bread as it bakes
  • 13-hour delay start & Power failure backup.
  • Limited 3-Year warranty
CONS
  • Some users reported inconsistent results, with loaves weighing more than 1.5 pounds.

#5 - Best Overall Gluten-Free Bread Machine - Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB-PDC20

Best Overall
  • Various healthy course settings include Multigrain, Whole Wheat, Rapid Whole Wheat, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Sugar Free and Vegan
  • Double Kneading Blades thoroughly knead dough for superior results; Dual heaters on the bottom and lid of the bread maker promote even baking and browning
  • Rapid courses allow you to bake a loaf of white or whole wheat bread in just 2 hours and 25 minutes
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD display with convenient key code on lid simplifies course selection; RAPID SETTING: Use Rapid setting to have your loaf ready to eat in under two and a half hours
  • Electrical Rating 120 volts / 700 watts.Cord Length:39 inch
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BB-PDC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus is the latest version of the expensive but amazing Zojirushi double paddle bread machine. We look at whether this 2-lb traditional rectangular loaf bread maker is a big plus.

These Zojirushi bread machines are almost entirely similar in appearance and functionality. BB-PDC20 is the newer version of BB-PAC20.The most significant difference is the larger LCD display and BB-PDC20’s extensive course list: it has 15 options than BB-PAC20’s ten courses. Another slight difference is that the control panel buttons have white text on a black background.

BB-PDC20 is a comprehensive bread maker as it has a horizontal baking pan with double kneading blades to baking up a rectangular-shaped 2-pound loaf. There is a large, easy-to-read LCD display with a convenient keycode on the lid that simplifies course selection.

PROS
  • 10 menu course
  • Convenient 12-hour clock with 13-hour delay timer
  • Double Kneading Blades
  • RAPID SETTING
  • Dual Heaters
  • Large Viewing Window and LCD Display
  • Auto-shutdown
  • Easy to clean
CONS
  • There is no automatic nut dispenser.
  • It's difficult to clean the kneading blades.
  • The viewing bay is not illuminated.

#6 - Best Seller Gluten-Free Bread Machine - Oster CKSTBRTW20

Best Seller
  • 650W bread maker with up to a 2-pound loaf capacity is ideal for larger families
  • 13 settings for making a variety of breads, dough, jams--even gluten-free bread
  • 3 crust color selection options: light, medium, and dark
  • Express Bake setting bakes bread in under an hour
  • 13-hour programmable baking timer for fresh bread anytime
  • 2-pound loaf capacity, ideal for larger families
  • 13 settings for variety of breads, dough, jams and to prepare gluten free bread
  • Crust color selection: light, medium and dark
  • Express bake setting bakes bread in under an hour
  • 13-hour programmable baking timer allows for fresh breads anytime
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Speaking of the best-selling bread machines on the market, the one name that continually appears on that list is none other than Oster CKSTBRTW20. This is a bread maker that can adequately handle gluten-free bread and comes with unique and valuable features.

This is a gluten-free maker that can add flavor to your bread, just like other top-rated bread makers. What are you waiting for? Buy this deluxe gluten-free bread machine and prepare your favorite bread for breakfast!

PROS
  • 650W bread maker with up to a 2-pound loaf capacity.
  • 13 bread settings, including gluten-free setting and 03 crust color selection options.
  • Express Bake setting bakes bread in under an hour.
  • Large LCD display and 13-hour delay timer for customized bake time.
CONS
  • There is no gluten-free setting.
  • There is no power protect function

#7 - BEST PREMIUM Gluten-Free Bread Machine - Breville BBM800XL

BEST PREMIUM
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser releases ingredients at the right moment during the knead phase so they are evenly incorporated within the dough. Voltage : 110–120 Volts
  • Unique collapsible kneading paddle thoroughly mixes ingredients then collapses before bake phase to minimize the hole at the base of the baked loaf
  • Smart lcd screen with progress indicator displaying 13 automatic settings, 3 crust colors, and 4 loaf sizes
  • Loaf sizes include 1.0-pound, 1-1/2-pound, 2.0 ln and 2-1/2-pound (Family size)
  • 46 step by step recipes (basic, whole wheat, gluten free, crusty loaf, sweet, yeast free, dough, jam as well custom recipe charts). Power : 830 Watts
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If you are looking for a high-performance gluten-free bread machine, then the Breville BBM800XL is always the better choice. Suppose you want to make your gluten-free bread even more delicious with the proper staffing of fruits and nuts. In that case, this is the right bread maker for you that always automatically adding the necessary ingredients at the perfect time.

Arguably this is an intelligent bread maker that comes with a suitably programmable setting and various useful features. Delayed timer, warning buzz are some of the cool features you’ll get with this bread machine. The fast baking feature of this best bread maker always saves you time and produces delicious, gluten-free loaves of bread.

PROS
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser feature.
  • Collapsible kneading paddle
  • Smart Lcd screen with progress indicator displaying 13 automatic settings, 3 crust colors, and 4 loaf sizes.
  • Power : 830 Watts
CONS
  • Pretty pricey

BUYING GUIDE: HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST GLUTEN-FREE BREAD MACHINES

With so many options flooding the market, finding the best gluten-free bread machine that suits your needs can be a daunting battle. After all, to the unfamiliar eye, all are the same. Hence, we’ve put together a few essentials to consider that will help you narrow down your search.

Price

A common misconception is that size directly affects the price. Therefore, many people believe that the larger the product, the more expensive it is. While this can happen with other kitchen appliances, size is an unimportant factor when it comes to bread machines. Instead, the more programmable features and options it has, the more expensive it is.

Furthermore, the more expensive models produce more uniform and attractive loaves than the lower-end models. Gluten-free bread machines range from $60 to $300, so there are plenty of options to suit every budget need.

If you plan to use your machine multiple times a day or daily, you will want a durable option. We recommend picking great quality brands like Breville, Zojirushi that will ask you to spend extra money but will serve you for many years.

Kneading paddles

They come in different sizes. Some bread machines come with a kneading paddle designed for dough and replacing pasta. But it requires a pair of paddles to knead properly.

The dual kneading paddle gets the job done like using your hand or a stand mixer. Devices with a paddle can also come with a spare paddle. Also, consider whether you can remove the paddle after the kneading cycle.

Finally, the last thing you need is to bake the bread, which will leave a hole in the bottom of the loaf. Select the machine that will notify to inform you to remove the paddle before starting the baking cycle.

Delayed time

Another great feature that catches your attention is the delayed timer function. It allows you the freedom to choose precisely when you want the baking process to begin. For example, you could put ingredients in the machine the night before and set a timer to start the process at 5 a.m. As a result, you’ll wake up to the aroma of freshly baked bread.

Noise

The noise level varies between units. Cheaper and flimsier models make the most noise. They vibrate strong enough to move around your counter and can land on the floor, possibly damaged. To avoid this case, choose a less noisy machine and do not move around when in use. They are built from harder and more durable materials.

Specialty Items

Are you looking for a multifunction device in the kitchen and take a risk outside the standard bread machine? The machines with customizable settings for making various specialty items are right up your kitchen counter. In addition to gluten-free bread, you can make pasta, pizza, wheat bread, bread with seeds and nuts, where the utility tells you to throw them in, jams, doughs, and sourdough bread and pizza.

If you’re looking to spice things up in the kitchen and enhance your baking skills in a couple of knots, then a gluten-free bread machine with unique functions is a great option to consider.

Programmable Options

In the process of searching, you will quickly learn that bread manufacturers do not differ much in cost between brands or depending on the size of the loaf that produces the bread. However, as it moves to programmable alternatives, keep in mind that the more your unit has, the more expensive it will be. And it’s worth every penny.

If you want to adjust the crust color in light, medium, and dark, these programmable options come in helpful. They also support the baking of the dough except during kneading or the time you want it to bake, rise or knead. Finally, these options give you complete control to customize your baking as you like.

What’s more, the bread machine has pre-programmed settings from sweet, gluten-free, French style to whole wheat. Hence, you will want to choose a machine containing the programs you want to make delicious bread easy. Higher-end devices also offer the option to customize your cycle if it doesn’t already have the proper process for your needs and expectations.

Exterior

Before hastily picking your eye-catching first gluten-free bread machine, consider its shell. So, choose a material that is easy to clean with little or no maintenance, is not affected by moisture, and is prone to eye strain.

Stainless steel’s durability and beauty are unmatched. You should aim more towards a product with a handle for easy storage and transport.

Analyze the base’s structure carefully; you should keep an eye on the rotating rubber wheels for an impressively stable base. They still stick to the surface while the device is kneading. This prevents it from moving around the counter and possibly flipping, which would damage it.

Durability

The best bread machine is one that can last for many years without losing its functionality. So this depends on the quality of the materials used, the craftsmanship, and the components.

Stick with well-known brands when choosing a bakery machine to avoid usability and durability issues. While some famous brands may occasionally have a faulty model, keep in mind that it is an exception, and they will likely replace that model when notifying them.

Warranty

Numerous gluten-free bread machines come with a minimum one-year warranty and a 30-day return policy from the date of purchase. Therefore, you should have the device tested within this timeframe. Doing so allows you to handle any problems on time and qualify for a replacement or a refund if you decide to return it.

Loaf Capacity

Consider the size of the loaf that gluten-free bread machines can make. It is essential to know in advance that the deciding factor in whether you have enough bread for you and your family members. Capacity ranges from 1 lb (smallest) and 1.5 lbs to 2 lbs, 2.5 lbs, and 2.2 lbs for larger models.

Many machines can bake with different sizes of loaves. So if you require different bread sizes at other times depending on the number of people you are feeding, then a machine with varying sizes of a loaf is the best choice for you.

Health Benefits of Gluten-Free Bread

Besides being better than gluten-rich bread, gluten-free bread also has some exciting health benefits that make it a more intelligent and more obvious choice for health enthusiasts. So if you want to take good care of yourself and your family, we recommend eating gluten-free bread.

Below is a breakdown of the undeniable benefits of homemade gluten-free bread. Read them carefully, and you will understand why gluten-free foods are the better choice for you.

Improve digestion

The first and foremost health benefit that gluten-free bread can provide is improved digestion. The nutrients in gluten-free bread can be easily digested and utilized by the body to help boost digestion and improve overall gut health. So if you are having trouble with poor digestion and other related issues, then we recommend you try gluten-free bread for a few days to see great results for yourself.

Lose weight in a healthy way

It is a good idea for those who want to lose weight healthily. Healthy weight loss is tough to achieve, and you have to rely on a healthy diet or spend hours at the gym to get in perfect shape. However, if you are looking for easy and quick weight loss methods that don’t compromise your overall health, you should once again consider trying gluten-free bread.

The pure nutrients in gluten-free bread can make you eat less than usual, and it also keeps you full for longer. Therefore, you will lose weight more naturally and organically. So, instead of trying a potentially dangerous diet, we recommend eating gluten-free bread. It’s an entirely healthy diet, and you’ll get the added benefit of getting that dream figure too.

Improve your lifestyle and energy levels

Gluten-free bread boosts your energy levels by getting enough protein and nutrients for a day. You will consume more nutrients than ever, making you feel lighter and more active. Ultimately, this will improve your mood and overall efficiency at work.

Along with these three benefits, you can achieve many other benefits by choosing gluten-free bread over the different options available. Additionally, by lowering cholesterol levels and boosting the immune system, gluten-free bread also helps you avoid severe various health problems caused by bad eating habits. So we recommend starting with gluten-free bread. You will gradually notice significant improvements in your health, with the first signs of improvement already in place within a few weeks.

Best gluten-free bread machines - FAQs

If your machine has a GLUTEN-FREE setting, we recommend using it to make gluten-free bread. If you do not have this option, use a short program with a single mixing cycle rather than the two typically used when making wheat bread. This setting is occasionally referred to as the BASIC or RAPID program.

If you use insufficient yeast, your bread will not rise sufficiently; it will rise and collapse if you use too much. It’s critical to monitor your dough as it rises and bakes; once baked, dough that has grown and collapsed may appear to have never risen at all.

Fortunately, gluten-free bread is much more delicious and affordable when made at home. While you can bake gluten-free bread in an oven, I strongly recommend investing in a bread maker if you regularly bake gluten-free bread.

Allowing it to rise above the pan will allow too much air into the dough, causing the loaf to collapse in the oven or after removal. When making gluten-free bread in the bakery, we rarely need to let the loaves rise for more than 20-25 minutes.

Eggs are natural leaveners that help bread rise and volume. Eggs are also used in gluten-free bread recipes to add moisture, flavor, and protein. If you choose a gluten-free bread recipe that includes eggs, the resulting bread will have better color, more volume, and a softer texture.

Gluten substitutes must be added to any gluten-free flour mixture if you want light cakes and biscuits when baking gluten-free. Baking powder is typically gluten-free, but wheat-derived products can be used on occasion.

CONCLUSION

We hope you find our reviews on the best gluten-free bread machines helpful. We’ve provided you our top favorite six products. Let’s choose one according to your need and budget, and we believe you will be pleased with it. However, it’s always essential to get the best gluten-free flours, so always do some proper research and choose high-quality gluten-free flours for a healthy bread loaf.

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Best horizontal bread machine

Best horizontal bread machine

Everyone loves bread; some like store-bought bread while some like to bake their own. There is nothing quite like waking up with the smell of freshly baked bread that fills your entire room. 

You can find several types of bread machines on the market, but if you want to prepare excellent and well-baked bread, you have to go to a high-quality horizontal bread machine only. 

Best Overall
Zojirushi BB-PDC20BA
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • Double Kneading Blades
Best Customization
Zojirushi BB-CEC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • 10 pre-programmed settings; 3 crust shades; LCD control panel; 13-hour delay timer
Best for Home Use
Cuisinart CBK-200
  • 2 Pounds
  • 680 watts
  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes.
Best Budget
Hamilton Beach 29882 2 lb
  • 2 Pounds
  • 12 cycles including jam and cake
  • Two Kneading Paddles Included
Best Horizontal Bread Maker
Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker
  • 830 watts
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
  • 13 automatic settings, 3 crust colors, and 4 loaf sizes
Hamilton Bread Maker Machine 29888
  • 2 Pounds
  • 450 watts
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
Breadman 2 lb Professional Bread Maker BK1050S
  • 2 Pounds
  • 850 Watts
  • Perfect Bake Technology
  • Collapsible Kneading Paddle
Best Features Bread Maker
Secura Bread Maker Machine
  • 2.2 Pounds
  • 650 watts
  • 19 preset menu settings
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Best Overall Zojirushi BB-PDC20 Zojirushi BB-PDC20BA
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • Double Kneading Blades
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Best Customization Zojirushi BB-CEC20 Zojirushi BB-CEC20
  • 2 Pounds
  • 700 watts
  • 10 pre-programmed settings; 3 crust shades; LCD control panel; 13-hour delay timer
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Best for Home Use Cuisinart CBK-200 Cuisinart CBK-200
  • 2 Pounds
  • 680 watts
  • 16 preprogrammed menu options, 3 crust colors, and 3 loaf sizes.
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Best Budget Hamilton Beach 29882 2 lb Hamilton Beach 29882 2 lb
  • 2 Pounds
  • 12 cycles including jam and cake
  • Two Kneading Paddles Included
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Best Horizontal Bread Maker Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker
  • 830 watts
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
  • 13 automatic settings, 3 crust colors, and 4 loaf sizes
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Hamilton Bread Maker Machine 29888 Hamilton Bread Maker Machine 29888
  • 2 Pounds
  • 450 watts
  • Automatic fruit and nut dispenser
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Breadman 2 lb Professional Bread Maker BK1050S Breadman 2 lb Professional Bread Maker BK1050S
  • 2 Pounds
  • 850 Watts
  • Perfect Bake Technology
  • Collapsible Kneading Paddle
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Best Features Bread Maker Secura Bread Maker Machine Secura Bread Maker Machine
  • 2.2 Pounds
  • 650 watts
  • 19 preset menu settings
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What is the best horizontal bread machine?

When it comes to the best horizontal bread machine, you can’t consider looking at a few parameters. While it is difficult to say which is the best horizontal bread maker in this competitive market, you can somehow still suggest it according to your requirements and budget.

The best horizontal bread machine will make larger horizontal loaves that supply to the whole family. They also create good quality bread that you can easily slice. If you love to explore new recipes, then this machine is the best choice for you.

We have experts who are constantly researching several bread machines, and according to their suggestions, we will recommend you 5 of the best horizontal bread machines to meet your requirements. So let’s start with more details.

#1 - Best Overall Horizontal Bread machine - Zojirushi BB-PDC20BA

#1 Best Overall

Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Plus Breadmaker, 2 lb. loaf of bread, Stainless Steel/Black BB-PDC20BA

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