If you are looking to make good quality bread at home without the stress and mess of actually doing it yourself, then it’s time to invest in a bread maker! Bread makers are definitely worth the investment if the majority of your diet consists of bread, like me! (I don’t just eat bread by the way). If you are again also like me and can’t justify paying £350 for a bread maker then you’ve come to the right place.
With so many bread makers out there how do you know which ones are actually good? Well. fear not as I have got for you a list of the best bread maker under £100 that are good quality, make amazing bread and better yet, you don’t have to break the bank! Let’s take a look.
Russell Hobbs is a very popular kitchen appliance brand and has some of the best in the market. This compact, affordable bread maker can make 1 pound loaves, 1.6 pound and also 2.2 pound loaves. It also consists of 12 programme options, from gluten free bread, cakes and even jam! The best part? It’s only £79.96!
The 13 hour delayed start allows you to set your bread machine to bake your bread whenever you want. Start the timer before you go to bed and wake up to the smell of freshly baked bread. Yum. The automatic keep warm function, your bread will stay nice and warm for one hour after baking just in case you can’t take it out straight away.
If you accidentally unplug your machine or there is a power cut, you won’t have to worry about your bread being interrupted. The 7 minute power cut-off memory function will continue to bake your bread from where it left off.
Baking tip: The bread pan and the paddle are dishwasher friendly!
Aside from this Lakeland bread maker being super budget friendly at only £69.99, it’s also extremely compact. It doesn’t take up much space at all and can be stored very easily. With 11 settings, from a classic loaf to gluten free bread to just a dough setting, you have all the settings you need.
This bread machine only yields a 1 pound loaf. But this is big enough to enjoy with a small family and small enough that nothing goes to waste if you find yourself throwing out bread after a few days. You can also make a loaf of bread in just over 1.5 hours with the ultra fast setting.
Just like the Russell Hobbs bread maker, the Lakeland will keep your loaf warm for an hour after it has finished baking. This will ensure that your bread remains nice and warm without becoming soggy from all the condensation.
If you are new to the world of bread making, this is a great machine to get you started! It’s easy to use, compact and super affordable!
Baking tip: It can be quite noisy.
This Morphy Richards bread maker brings you the tastiest homemade bread. It comes with 12 programmes and you can choose between 3 loaf sizes; 1 pound, 1.5 pounds and 2 pounds. And costing only £51.98, you’re definitely in for a bargain!
Now, there’s a reason it’s called ‘Fastbake’. The Morphy Richards offers 3 quick settings, just in case you really can’t wait to dig into warm bread and want it to bake faster. A normal bread maker can take up to 5 hours to bake bread. The Fastbake can cut that time by half!
For all our gluten-free friends our there, there is no gluten-free option with this bread maker, but it does have plenty of other programmes to choose from. You can choose from making a cake, jam and bread rolls. Just like many bread makers, this one also has a 13 hour delayed start so you can programme it to have your loaf ready whenever you want.
Baking tip: The paddle has a tendency of sticking to the pan.
Okay, maybe I lied when I said I would only talk about the best bread maker under £100…But this bread maker is not even that much over budget and is definitely worth a mention. With a sleek stainless steel exterior, an LCD panel, interior light, and touch controls, this Kenwood bread maker is already looking great on your kitchen bench!
With an incredible 15 settings to choose from, you really will have all the settings you could ever ask for from a budget bread maker! There is also a rapid bake option that allows you to bake your bread in under one hour. You also get the option of 5 additional settings that you can customise.
Unlike the rest of the budget friendly bread makers we reviewed where you have to hear for the beep to add extra ingredients, the Kenwood has an automatic dispenser that will release additional ingredients for you.
This bread maker also comes with a 15 hour delayed start, which is more than the usual 13 hour which most bread makers have. it also keeps your loaf nice and warm for an hour after it stops so no need to worry that your bread will go all soggy. It is also designed with a convention fan that helps crisp up your loaf, as well as having power failure memory.
Baking tip: Removable nut dispenser to clean it.
These are hands down some of the best budget bread makers under £100. They might not have fancy settings and modern exteriors, but you really don’t need that with a bread maker. all of these bread makers still make great loaves of bread at a fraction of the price. They are also all compact, easy to use, budget friendly and beginner friendly.
If you’re after a high end bread maker lookalike, then the Kenwood is the one for you. At £125 it’s not too much over budget and is guaranteed to make the tastiest of breads while offering settings and features beyond those of just a typical bread maker.
Happy bread making!