Zojirushi BB-CEC20 Home Bakery Supreme Breadmaker Review
Imagine waking to the aroma of freshly-baked bread very morning. How about eating your dinner rolls warm and soft like it was straight out of the oven? With Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker, serving freshly-baked breads when you feel the hunger for it is not impossible. With this 2-pound bread maker, you can make bakery-style breads right at the convenience of your home.
Aside from breads, you can use the Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker to make meatloaf, cakes, jams and more. Making homemade bread is a snap. Just thrown in the carefully measured ingredients, shut the lid, choose the setting and wait for your fresh, warm and soft bread. You can choose from three crust doneness: light, medium and dark; plus, you can select one of the 10 basic settings accordingly. With Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker, waking up to the aroma of fresh bread can be an everyday event.
Table of contents
- Large Capacity. This electric bread maker allows you to bake a traditional, bakery-size loaf of bread.
- Dual Kneading Arms. Unlike other bread machines, the Zojirushi Breadmaker BB-CEC20 Home Bakery Supreme has two kneading arms, which resemble the actual kneading motion a real person do with the dough. Two kneading arms ensure proper kneading of dough, thus giving you prefect bread every time.
- 10 Pre-Programmed Settings. According to your needs, you can choose from 10 pre-programmed settings. The choices even include a setting for making meat loaves and jams.
- Crust Shade Settings. The Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker offers the option to choose between three crust shades: light, medium and dark.
- Machine Timer. This useful feature lets you set the bread maker 13 hours in advance, so waking up to freshly-baked bread or getting home to fresh, hot rolls is possible.
- Large Viewing Window. The large viewing window allows you to watch the “action” inside the machine, which can, by the way, get really interesting.
- Indicator Light. The indicator light signals you when the machine is “on”.
- Non-Stick Pan. The removable, non-stick pan makes cleaning a breeze.
- Quick Bread Cycle. You will have your freshly-baked breads in just two hours. Thanks to the machine’s Quick Bread Cycle.
- 3 Memory Setting. Store up to 3 of your favorite settings, so you don’t have to guess what setting have you used previously.
- Add-In Alarm. The machine signals an alarm when it is time to add in nuts, dried fruits and other additional ingredients to your kneaded dough.
- Automatic Warmer. This useful feature keeps your bread warm for up to 30 minutes after baking.
- Automatic Shut-Off. For added safety and convenience, the machine shuts off automatically after the baking and warming time.
- Includes Basic Baking Tools. The bakery machine comes with a measuring spoon/tablespoon set and an 8-ounce measuring beaker.
- White Bread – gives you the traditional white bread in about 2 hours.
- Wheat Bread – provides you with perfect loaf of wheat bread every time.
- Sour Dough Starter – gives you JUST the sourdough starter
- Dough – this setting gives you the perfect dough minus the baking. This is perfect for kneading pizza crust dough and dough for pretzels, cinnamon rolls, chiabattas and more.
- Cake – baking a nice, warm cake is easy with this setting.
- Meat Loaf – this setting gives you perfectly mixed ingredients and flawlessly baked loaf of meat.
- Jam –to make your bread even more special, this machine also comes with a setting for jam-making.
- Plus 3 Home Made Menu Settings
Summary of What Owners Have To Say About Their Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker
The Zojirushi Breadmaker BB-CEC20 Home Bakery Supreme can change the way you look at bakery breads. This easy-to-use machine is very convenient and really works like you have hired a personal baker. No matter what kind of bread you choose to bake, this bread machine will surely give you a perfect product every time.
Its interior pan is made with non-stick material (take note: NOT with Teflon, which has several health-related issues) that keeps your bread from sticking into it. Plus, it makes cleaning up a breeze. Unlike other bread makers, the Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme Breadmaker has TWO kneading paddles, which knead dough the way it is supposed to be kneaded. The timer setting is very useful if you want to have a fresh loaf when you wake up or when you get home from work.
The Zojirushi BB-CEC20 Home Bakery Supreme Breadmaker has 10 program settings, including one for meat loaf and one for jam-making. You can also save up to three homemade menus of your choice. This added convenience works well during special occasions, or when somebody requests your latest recipe.
The only issue about the Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker is that the kneading paddle could come off when you pull out the bread. Actually, this is a common issue with most breadmakers. Just make sure to check on the paddles after baking.
Likes and Dislikes
- Gives you perfectly-baked breads whenever you need some
- Non-stick pan but does not use Teflon
- Timer cycle adds convenience
- Easy to use
- Clean up is a breeze
- Offers variation
- Paddles could accidentally come off (which is very usual with bread machines)
Read what current owners have to say about their Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker BB-CEC20:
To date, there are 534 customer reviews on Amazon. Most reviews mention ease of use, ease of cleaning, quiet operation and the machine makes great tasting bread. A few reviewers found that the pre-heat cycle and other programmable settings didn’t work too well. And the bread recipes that came with the machine were incorrect for the some of the machine’s programmable settings. But some experimentation will perfect your bread making skills. Some reviewers thought that the machine was a bit expensive for all the automatic features.
“I was fortunate to have my parents decide upon a bread maker as a gift to me and allow me to pick the model I wanted…knowing I’d spent the last year actually studying the art of bread making by hand from some pros and cookbooks. I had my doubts, however, that a machine could replace all I was learning to do … it can! Here are some highlights of why I chose this machine initially then I’ll get down to what I know about it now having used it non-stop: … (read more)”
“I am an avid bread maker. this is my third machine. I hated to spend the money — seems absurd to pay that much — but it is amazing! No comparison with typical machines. (my last was a cuisinart. was ok, but not like this — and didn’t last long. six months of frequent use and it failed to properly mix. ) this one is easy to use. no need to get the temperature of the ingredients … (read more)”
Average Amazon Rating: 4.3
Overall, the Zojirushi Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker is a nice addition to anyone’s kitchen. For the current price of only $229.95 on Amazon.com, you don’t have to buy cold, hard bakery bread ever again.