When searching for the best bread machine, definitely consider the Cuisinart CBK-100. This bread machine is a programmable, easy to use bread maker that makes perfect bread every time! The bread maker mixes, kneads and bakes the bread all within one machine.Bread emerges from the Cuisinart CBK-100 with a soft, moist texture inside and a crispy crust outside.
With the programmable features, you can awake to the wonderful aroma of fresh bread every single morning. The programmable touch pad is easy to use and simple to understand. You simply add the ingredients and program the bread maker. The aroma of freshly baked bread permeates every corner of the house bringing the family to partake of the warm deliciousness. The machine includes 12 preprogrammed options for ease of use. Easily choose the size of the loaf on the touch pad. One pound, 1 and 1/2 pound and 2 pound options are available.
Features of the Cuisinart CBK-100 include:
- 13 hour delayed start timer
- Removable lid
- Viewing window
- Power failure backup
- Three crust settings: Light, Medium and Dark
- Stay-cool handles
- Removable bread pan and kneading paddle
Additional accessories, including measuring spoon and cup, along with a recipe book for gluten-free bread. As with all Cuisinart products, the bread maker is constructed of the highest quality materials and makes perfect bread every time. You can really tell it’s a quality durable product, not something that feels cheap. The bread maker far exceeds the performance of other bread makers of similar price. In addition to the standard features, the bread maker includes a feature that allows you to add ingredients during the last eight minutes of the mixing process.
The removable components are dishwasher safe and easy to clean. The bread pan lifts out of the machine when the bread has finished baking. Bread is easily removed from the pan for slicing. The power failure backup device ensures that the bread will be completed in case the power goes off. The baking process is not disrupted. This feature alone makes the Cuisinart CBK-100 worth its weight in gold! The power failure backup feature retains the settings for up to 15 minutes after the power fails. No more resetting if a breaker is tripped or the lights go out briefly during a storm.
As someone who regularly bakes bread, I found the Cuisinart CBK-100 to be the most user friendly, simple bread maker available. In addition, this bread maker makes the absolute best tasting bread of any bread maker on the market. The power failure backup features has been a lifesaver for me as we frequently experience short outages during storms. So many times with the bread maker I owned prior to purchasing the Cuisinart, a short power outage would completely ruin an entire loaf of bread.
You may use any of the prepackaged bread mixes with the Cuisinart CBK-100 as it accommodates three loaf sizes. All of these technical perks don’t even begin to describe how delicious the bread is that is baked in the Cuisinart machine. Gluten-free, as well as French and whole wheat, breads are easy to bake with the machine. With my former bread maker, gluten-free breads never emerged quite like they should. Because French and whole wheat loaves require temperature variations, my other bread machine never quite got it right with these types of bread. However, the Cuisinart machine makes perfect bread every time, including French, whole wheat and gluten-free varieties. The Cuisinart machine includes a bundle of features that assist even the most culinarily challenged to make the best possible bread with very little effort.
I highly recommend the Cuisinart CBK-100 for anyone who wants the best bread machine to bake bread. This machine is one of the easiest to use and makes simply heavenly bread. And at less than $100, it’s a steal!