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This highly-rated bread maker comes at a great discount

Melissa Lee, Reviewed.com
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Food Network and Bon Appétit videos may make bread baking look fun and painless, but it’s 100 percent an art form. I mean, have you ever watched The Great British Baking Show? Proofing, aka the process of letting your dough rest and rise before baking, can be a stressful process! That's why it's not a bad idea to invest in a bread maker—particularly if you're a novice baker.  

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These handy machines make for a seamless way to bake loaves without worrying about temperature control or proper kneading techniques. In fact, with the Zojirushi Home Bakery Mini Bread Maker in your life, your biggest concern will be deciding what type of bread you want to bake. Right now, you can snag this adorable pint-sized appliance for $229.99 at Abt, giving you a savings upwards of $35. With free standard shipping to boot, you can begin to explore the art of bread making within the next two weeks. 

While we haven’t yet tested this Zojirushi Mini Bread Maker, we can certainly vouch for the brand, since its also the manufacturer behind our favorite rice cooker. Our resident kitchen and cooking experts, Cassidy Olsen and Valerie Li Stack, also expressed their approval, with Cassidy citing Zojirushi’s reliability, while Valerie noted that its impressive functions, like the dough texture setting, would be extremely useful for kneading and proofing dough. It also has more than 1,000 near-perfect reviews on Amazon, where it's currently sold out, that rave about its durability and ability to make dough rise perfectly. 

In addition, the Zojirushi Mini Bread Maker boasts an LCD control panel, a 13-hour delay timer, and three bread texture options (regular, firm or soft). Even if you have little to no experience baking, you'll be practically guaranteed a smooth process, since it does everything automatically—all you really have to do is prepare the ingredients and choose the settings!

This easy to use control panel helps you decide what to make.

This appliance doesn’t just bake bread, by the way—it also has settings for fresh fruit jam, cookie, and pasta dough. Plus, its mini size is ideal for those with limited space or storage: At just 12 inches high and 8 inches wide, this bread maker will easily fit on your countertop or pack away for special occasions. 

Here's to learning new skills!

Get the Zojirushi Home Bakery Mini Bread Maker for $229.99 (Save $35.01)

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