The Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso is the best performing bread machine of 2015, and the Cuisinart CBK-100 is the best value, according to BestReviews.com. Amazon customer reviews give the Zojirushi bread machine four and a half stars and the Cuisinart four stars.
The Zojirushi BB-PAC20 features a high customer satisfaction rate and bakes bread evenly and consistently. It has gluten free settings and three programmable homemade menus. However, one disadvantage is that it only makes one loaf size.
The Cuisinart CBK-100 is a deluxe machine with many helpful options, and it is less expensive than other leading brands. One disadvantage of this machine is that it has a stainless steel exterior that requires special cleaning.