The smell of freshly baked bread is “hardwired” into our DNA – it soothes, relaxes, returns to the atmosphere of childhood. The aroma of freshly baked bread has the same effect. Only those who live next to the bakery can buy a loaf just taken out of the oven. But there is nothing more pleasant than making your own bread. To realize this idea, of course, you can use a slow cooker with the appropriate function or an oven, but you will have to tinker with the temperature regime. The ideal solution is a bread maker. This is a special device with forms for loaves, the modes of which are set to the desired temperatures and a timer. We present an overview of the best Panasonic bread makers, one of the most popular and reliable manufacturers of household appliances.
Rating of the best Panasonic bread makers
The most popular SD-ZB2502 model belongs to the professional kitchen appliances, the bread machine is used in restaurants, cafes and canteens. It has an ergonomic design, a streamlined stainless steel body that is easy to care for, and a large, roomy non-stick bowl. The device is designed to prepare different types of bread from any dough. In a bread machine, you can bake classic Borodino and French bread, and dietary yeast-free, grain-free bread, you can experiment with recipes with it.
The Panasonic SD-ZB2502 oven with a power of 550 W is equipped with 12 ready-made programs for cooking specific types of bread, a timer up to 13 hours is provided – you can make dough in the bowl, bake a loaf from any dough, and postpone the start of baking. Additional functionality involves preparing dough for dumplings, pies, cookies, even jams and desserts! The oven has a dispenser that will add the right ingredients at the right time when preparing sweet pastries.
The inner bowl with diamond fluoride coating is perfectly smooth, neither dough nor desserts stick to it, the surface is not scratched and retains its properties throughout the entire period of operation, provided it is handled with care.
- 12 programs for cooking different types of bread;
- Suitable for dough preparation;
- Delay start timer up to 13 hours;
- Ergonomic stainless steel body and high quality bowl.
The second most popular Panasonic SD-ZP2000 oven is more powerful than the previous one – it has all 700 W, there are also more programs – 18 algorithms for making different types of bread from all the cookbooks in the world, as well as desserts and jams. Moreover, the weight of the finished product can be adjusted, as well as the intensity of roasting, the color of the crust. It is enough to put all the necessary ingredients in the bowl (there is no dispenser), the device will do the rest by itself. The start of cooking can be postponed for 13 hours, that is, in the evening, for example, put the dough inside so that a warm cake or bread is ready for breakfast in the morning. In the same way, you can make fresh bread for coming home from work and any other time.
The Panasonic SD-ZP2000 bread maker is made of steel with a matte black finish. Although the case is easy to care for, you still can’t choose a shade, and not everyone likes black. All processes inside the bread machine are shown on the display.
- Adjustment of the weight of the finished product;
- 18 cooking modes;
- Delayed start up to 13 hours;
- Bowl with non-stick coating.
- Outside the professional environment, 18 programs are not in demand;
- Execution only in black color.
The popular model of the Panasonic SD-ZB2512 bread machine with a power of 550 W “can” bake bread weighing up to 1250 gr. in 14 ready-made programs (including one accelerated), which are quite enough for both home and professional use. Delaying the launch of the program is possible up to 13 hours, standard for the brand. The advantage of the device is the preservation of memory for another 10 minutes after a power outage, and within an hour after the end of the program, it will maintain the temperature of the finished product.
In the oven, you can cook bread from any dough, while you can adjust the degree of roasting of the crust, additional functionality allows you to cook desserts. It is convenient to control the device and monitor the processes through the illuminated screen on the lid of the bread machine.
Housing Panasonic SD-ZB2512 is made of stainless steel in black or silver. The design provides a dispenser, and the package includes 2 blades for kneading dough and a measuring cup.
- Advanced functionality;
- Desserts preparation;
- There is a dispenser;
- Temperature support;
- Start delay.
- Not defined.
The Panasonic SD-2510 bread machine is in demand among housewives. The case of the device is made of white durable plastic, which is easy to care for, it is not afraid of heat, does not melt and does not emit odors. At the same time, the “stuffing” of the oven is impressive: 550 W, baking bread weighing up to 1 kg, adjusting the degree of roasting of the crust, a timer up to 13 hours and maintaining the temperature for 60 minutes. The software is configured with 13 ready-made modes for baking different types of bread from ordinary wheat to dietary, sweet pastries and some desserts. In the Panasonic SD-2510 bread machine, you can prepare dough for dumplings, pizza and noodles.
Of the design features, we note protection against overheating, the presence of a display without backlight to control the dynamics of programs. Protection against power failure is not provided, and this is a drawback of the device. The dispenser design is also not provided.
- Delayed start up to 13 hours;
- Baking bread weighing up to 1 kg;
- 13 modes;
- Removable cover;
- Affordable price.
- The plastic case is resistant to scratches and impacts.
The fifth line of our review is occupied by the Panasonic SD-2501WTS bread machine with the most intuitive interface. With a power of 550 W, it can bake bread weighing up to 1250 grams, which is ideal for a large family. Standard delay timer – up to 13 hours, temperature support up to 60 minutes. At the same time, there are fewer programs in the Panasonic SD-2501WTS model than in its predecessor – only 12, but they are quite enough for home use, for express cooking there is an accelerated mode, the effectiveness of which is noted by many housewives. In addition to the basic baking of bread, the device can cook dough, pies, and some desserts.
The design of this bread maker is classical, case material – white plastic, which does not overheat and does not emit odors. Inside the bowl with non-stick coating, dispenser, on the top panel there is a backlit display. However, there is no protection against overheating, from children, but there is a memory reserve in case of a power failure for 10 minutes. The complete set is standard – a measuring spoon and a cup, the form itself.
- 12 basic programs for baking bread;
- Backlit display;
- Baking bread weighing up to 1250 gr.;
- Power failure protection.
- No protection against overheating;
- High price for such functionality.