Everyone loves the mouth-watering taste and aroma of freshly baked bread. Imagine, being able to enjoy this experience anytime you want to, right in your own home: with home bread making machines this is now possible. There are many advantages to baking with a bread maker rather than buying bread from the shops. Convenience Traditional bread-making methods can be messy, time consuming and hard work. Breadmakers are an all-in-one bench top device capable of mixing, kneading and baking bread, saving you the time and hassle that usually goes into making bread. The machine will mix the ingredients, knead the dough, proof the dough at the optimal temperature then cook the bread to perfection, freeing you to do other things. If you choose to use a ready-made mix instead of measuring out your own ingredients, making your own bread in a breadmaker becomes even simpler. Just add water to the bread mix in the machine, select the cycle and push start then within a few hours your fresh, homemade loaf will be ready. Anything a bakery can produce, so can a breadmaker: Vienna bread, baguettes, Panini, bagels, sourdough, brioche, pizza bases – as long as you have the right ingredients the list is endless. You can program your machine to produce any shape and style of bread, the thickness of the surface crust and slice size. Some machines can even be programmed to add nuts or seeds to the mix at a certain time in the cycle. Machines include a timer you can set to make your bread at the time you choose. Wouldn’t it be great to wake up to a fresh, warm loaf of bread in the kitchen for breakfast? Nutrition Unlike store bought varieties, homemade breads contain no preservatives or artificial additives. As the bread-maker you can control exactly what goes into your loaf. For those with allergies or special dietary requirements, this is a significant advantage, so to is it fantastic benefit for anyone particularly conscious about what they are putting into their bodies. Cost Having a breadmaker saves you money in the long run. Bread is cheap to make and with a bread machine it is so easy to do, so why go to the expense of going to your local store and paying for something that is inferior in taste and quality? Food costs are on the rise and it seems that the more nutritious something is, the more it is going to cost you. In this context, having your own bread-maker makes real economic sense. Bread making is no longer the exclusive domain of professional bakers. Buy your family a bread machine today and start enjoying the homemade taste, nutrition and money-saving this handy appliance can provide.