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Hamilton Beach HomeBaker 29881

Reviewed
March 2014
by ConsumerSearch
Hamilton Beach HomeBaker 29881

Pros
  • Great for dough
  • Quiet
Cons
  • Wiggles during kneading
Where to Buy
 

OUR RATING: 7.4/10

This was my first bread machine, and I love it. It's so easy to use, and doesn't take too long. A normal loaf of white bread takes 3 hours, but there's a quick setting if you're in a hurry…I've tried several of the recipes from the booklet and they were all great. Ashley, Amazon.com

WHAT MATTERS

Performance

Stellar - Great for dough and makes excellent bread of all types, including gluten-free.

Ease of Use

Simple - If you're not great at precise measuring, this machine will forgive you.

Appearance

A Looker - Simple, white appliance with a modern shape that looks good on the counter.

Noise

Ultra-Quiet - Wiggles a bit during kneading, but barely makes any noise.

 

OUR INSIGHT

The Hamilton Beach HomeBaker is fast and efficient, producing great-textured, savory bread that slides right out of the non-stick pan, including gluten-free bread that's indistinguishable from regular bread. It offers 12 pre-programmed settings, including quick bread, and three crust options for easily making different bread varieties, dough for pizza, rolls, or pitas, and jams.

Some reviewers say the bread pan feels flimsy and may dent, and the crust settings aren't always consistent, sometimes resulting in bread that's too crisp or browned. Overall, it's durable with few complaints of an early demise, and it does have a one-year warranty.

-Malorie Sellers, Home & Garden Editor, March 2014

Where To Buy
Hamilton Beach HomeBaker 29881 2 lb. Bread Machine

 (93 reviews)
Buy new: $79.99 $69.10   50 Used & new from $44.19

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