Kenwood BM450 Rapid Bake Bread Maker, Stainless Steel

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If you want a good-looking bread maker that brings a bit of ‘wow’ factor to your worktop, look no further than the Kenwood BM450.

Making simple, everyday bread couldn’t be easier with this smart stainless steel bread maker – especially with its patented 58-minute Rapid Bake button.

It can make 3 sizes of loaves, and there’s a choice of 15 programmes, so you can try different recipes, with 5 personal settings allowing you to set your own timings for each stage. You can bake savoury loaves, white, whole wheat, French or gluten-free bread. If you have a bit of a sweet tooth, then you’ll also appreciate the jam and cake settings!

There’s also a Raisin Nut Dispenser, which lets you add extra ingredients automatically into kneading process.

Programming your Kenwood BM450 is easy too thanks to the wipe-clean touch controls: there’s also a 15-hour LCD timer, with programme status, 1-hour keep-warm function – even a setting for meal times, so you can enjoy a fresh loaf for breakfast or lunch.

H38.5 x W23.5 x D31.5
Eligible for International Delivery
Stainless steel
Maximum Loaf Size
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15 programmes: including rapid bake, white, whole wheat, French, gluten-free; jams and cakes
Raisin/nut dispenser
500g, 750g, 1kg sizes; light, medium, dark crust.
Delay start for 15hrs, LCD screen


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Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 52 reviewers.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Functions Don't Work Bought specifically for the rapid bake function. The first loaf didn't rise and was uncooked on top. Used darker crust button on second loaf, once again didn't rise and top still pale. Tried to bake fruit loaf and despenser doesn't work. No improvement on my old breadmaker that was over 15 years old. 23 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent I am well pleased with my new breadmaker, as I have been making my own bread for ages I was lost when my old one broke down, this one is very good, I look forward to making jam. Very pleased. 19 May 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kenwood bread maker Great quality looking product, easy to use and easy to clean. Well worth paying the extra for. Easy to follow recipes, great for making different types of bread or buns. 31 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent purchase. I bought this on a friend's recommendation and it has lived up to my expectations. It is easy to use and bakes lovely bread. Although quite large it does not dominate the kitchen since it looks good. 05 February 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Fuses Blown I purchased this in October and everything was fine - until suddenly it started to blow the fuses in my house! Just plugging it in would blow the fuses immediately. Phoned JL and they are replacing it with a panasonic machine. Really disappointed but excellent customer service. Thank you. Will await the arrival of my new machine tomorrow. 28 January 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Bread Was a bit unsure if this bread maker would be as good as my previous one, but I am pleasantly surprised! Every loaf has been light airy and tasty and the machine looks good in my kitchen. Would recommend to others as it does the job of bread making and makes it simple with use of timer delay. 24 December 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Bread Maker A very easy to use and pleasing machine. Has produced great results and offers several differing recipes. I have had to replace the paddle and bowl, which was a bit of a hassle, but overall I cannot fault this equipment. 04 October 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Glad I took the plunge Ummm'd and ahhhhh'd about buying this but really glad I did. Made the basic bread as per the instructions and it's nice but quite dense. After experimenting with the ratio's I have managed to come up with a recipe that suits me down to the ground. Really enjoy fresh bread everyday now. Have also made the pizza dough a couple of times and it comes out great with no messing and taken the basic bread recipe out prior to it baking and made bread rolls. Can't imagine eating shop bought bread again. 02 September 2014
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