As the name indicates the West Bend 41300 Hi-Rise Electronic Dual-Blade is a quality bread making machine with the built in latest features and top notch materials. This Bread maker is so easy to operate that you can make your own fresh bread at home without doing any arduous effort. It is so easy that you just need to put the baking material inside the bread making machine push some buttons and your bread is ready.
Are there any pre programmed options present in the baking machine?
Well Yes and this is primarily the reason why this bread maker is so famous among the users because of this feature. Apart from the simple baking options like Simple and Rapid there are quite a number of other differrent and versatile options available too like French, Super Rapid, Whole Wheat, Sweet, Dough, Bake, Jam, Sandwich, and Homemade.
There are around 11 pre programmed baking options in total in this bread making machine which is more than any other baking machine in the market. There are plenty of options for shading the crusts too and you can choose from 3 different crust shades; light, medium, or dark. Besides this there is also an option for the bread sizes and you can bake loaves in a variety of sizes including 1 pound, 1 1/2 pounds, 2 pounds, or 2 1/2 pounds.
Why this machine has two blades while all the other machines are single bladed
The answer for this is pretty simple. This bread maker makes the bread to the finest sizes and it tries to give you the best taste of the bread. to completely mix and amalgamate the bread The West Bend 41300 Hi-Rise uses 2 blades for comprehensive baking and kneading and it also has a timer that can delay the baking time up to as much time as you want.
But the normal timing facility available is u to 12 hours and fifty eight minutes so that you can have freshly and delicious cooked bread waiting for you once you get up from your bed or you came to home after a long tiring day.
West Bend 41300 Bread Maker Specifications
- West bend 41300 Dimensions: 18 x 10.5 x 11.8 inches. This is a usual size of any bread maker.
- Shipping Weight is not as great as it should be provided the quality features of this bread maker. It only weighs around 16pounds.
- For making a quality bread at home in no time you need a bread maker that has sharp blades. this bread maker has two sharp and incisive blades for kneading.
- Loaf sizes are varied and 4 horizontally shaped loaf sizes can be made with this bread maker of1 pound, 1-1/2 pounds, 2 pounds, and 2-1/2 pounds
- This bread maker has got multitude of options available and there are 11 pre-programmed settings; 3 crust shades; digital control panel; 12-hour delay timer.
- Some other useful accessories are measuring cup and spoon, knead-blade removal tool, and instructions with recipes included
West bend 41300 Bread Maker Reviews
After doing an online polling for this bread maker we have found out that it is if not the most popular but one of the most popular bread makers in general public. 200-300 reviews we received online and most of the reviews were positive regarding the working of this machine and its overall built up. The rating was 4.5 out of 5 stars.
The reviews are overwhelmingly positive and a lot of praised we received regarding the two blades function in this bread maker which is new and not present in every other bread making machine.
Any Negative reviews?
There was a couple of issues that were raised up quite a number of times. One of the concerns that some people had was that the the coating on the baking pan on the nonstick area would gradually wear out in some days after the usage and it caused some trouble to the customers while baking the bread. But then again Some people reported that the supplier sent them out a better baking pan and the nonstick coating peeled off the replacement pan also.
This concern was not very common in a lot of people and only a handful of reviewers had problem with this and those who had the problem they would ask the customer services center for another baking pan and there problem was solved in an instant.
Big positive points
On the other hand, overwhelming majority of the 250+ reviewers provided glowing testimonials for the West Bend 41300 Hi-Rise. A lot of the reviewers really like the horizontal loaf pan for the reason that bread comes out looking much more like you would expect a loaf of bread to look like. The 2 kneading paddles do a great job of thoroughly mixing and kneading the dough.
The configurations on this device are easy to use and manipulate they are flexible enough to make all kinds of different types of bread. And you will get all of this at a very reasonable price.
Many reviewers said that this machine is as good as a Zojirushi because of the quality of blades and the making material used in it yet it’s far more cost-effective. Because of the large number of people praising this device it we believe that this baking machine is worth a try.