Loaf sizes 2.5 lb (Family size)
Backlit Smart LCD with progress indicator
13 Automatic Settings with 3 crust color options
9 Custom Settings store your personal preferences
'Pause' function for hand-shaping decorative crusts
13-hour delay start timer
Weight/Temp conversion button
Sound Alert with muting button
46 step-by-step recipes (Basic, Whole Wheat, Gluten Free, Crusty Loaf, Sweet, Yeast Free, Dough, Jam, Custom Recipe Charts)
Collapsible paddle for bread and dough settings
Fixed paddle for 'Jam' only
1 Year Limited Product Warranty
Notes on Features
Automatic Fruit and Nut Dispenser releases ingredients at the right moment during the 'Knead' phase so they are evenly incorporated within the dough.
Unique Collapsible Kneading Paddle thoroughly mixes ingredients then collapses before 'Bake' phase to minimize the hole at the base of the baked loaf.
Smart LCD Screen with Progress indicator displaying 13 automatic settings, 3 crust colors, and 4 loaf sizes. 9 custom settings to store personal recipes.
Automatic Fruit and Nut Dispenser
Collapsible Kneading Paddle
Compare the Custom Loaf™
May 31, 2012Disappointed
" As bread maker this machine does just fine but if you want to do custom programs to make dough, taking full advantage of things like preheat you are out of luck.
I would have thought a machine this expensive would have full program capabilities but I am sad to say it does not.
I had a less than $60 Sunbeam that equaled this bread machine in many ways.
April 5, 2012BBM800XL Custom Loaf
"Breville makes great products and this bread maker is certainly one of them. It is far easier to use than I expected. This is my first bread maker and I am very pleased.
Considering I have NEVER made bead by hand or machine before my first bread came out almost perfect. I say "almost" because I neglected to watch in case the bread would go slightly over the bread pan. The instructions tell you to look for this BUT I did not. The instruction book is also an excellent companion to the "Custom Loaf". I have had products from other manufacturers and was puzzeled by the lack of help in their manuals.
The Custom Loaf manual is very detailed and helpful. I must confess that even though this was my FIRST attempt at making bread ever, I adapted one of the included recipes to my own taste in my very FIRST try at bread making. My wife said I was a little "brave" to alter a recipe but the instructions give detailed guidelines to alter a recipe.
I highly recomend this bread maker; BBM800XL Custom Loaf.
April 1, 2012Best Loaf Ever!
"I bought this bread machine a few months ago. It works great! Every loaf comes out perfect and I'm using it a LOT more than I imagined. The custom settings are a big plus. You can manually add more rise time for something like a sour dough loaf which rises a bit slower. The folding paddle really works...it makes less of a "dent" in the bottom of the bread and is very easy to take out. I have gotten very creative with breads that I wouldn't have done just using a mixer to make the dough."
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