Kenwood BM450 Rapid Bake Breadmaker £99.99, 38.5 x 23.5 x 31.5cm create your own programmes as well as choosing from the 15 preset options. It will do rapid bake and has a one-hour keep-warm function, a 15-hour delay timer, an automatic ingredients dispenser and a
Cuisinart CBK250U Breadmaker Three key features are the machine's inbuilt air circulation system (creating crisper crusts), its removable paddle (meaning the loaf doesn't come out with a hole in the base) and the internal oven light that lets you watch the bread rise through the viewing window. You can make cakes in this machine too, using a special cake setting.
Panasonic SD-ZB2502BXC Breadmaker Panasonic were the first company to start making bread machines. David Cameron has one, as we now know, and Telegraph food writer Xanthe Clay says they are "easily the best". This stainless steel wonder-machine with its diamond fluoro-coated pan and kneading blade – scratchproof and easier for cleaning – is Panasonic's