Breadmakers: Best Buys
You don’t need to break the bank to find a breadmaker that bakes great-looking and great-tasting bread.
Want to bake your own delicious bread?
If you love freshly baked bread, and of course saving money, it's easy to see the sense in buying a breadmaker. But how can you be sure you're choosing the best breadmaker for you?
At Which? we've tested more than 20 breadmakers, clocked up nearly 700 hours of baking time and produced over 300 loaves of bread, weighing almost 300kg.
- Our reviews help you avoid breadmakers that produce disaster loaves with big holes, knobbly crusts and sunken tops
- We test breadmakers for the quality of the finished loaf on different settings and baking speeds
- A Best Buy breadmaker will be easy to use and quieter than other models we've tested
You can see the differences between a good and bad breadmaker and find out what it takes to become a Which? Best Buy in our video:
Breadmaker reviews you can trust
A Best Buy breadmaker will bake bread that looks great, smells appetising and tastes delicious. We bake 12 loaves in each breadmaker - white, brown and seeded packets - to get the best results.
Which? is independent - we work for you, the consumer, so you can be sure that our product recommendations are influenced only by our test results. We don't take advertising and we buy all the products that we test. This means that as well as recommending great products, we can highlight the ones to avoid.
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