The West Bend 41200 Bread Machine is a market leader when it comes to bread makers, and they know how to roll out a pleasing appliance. Take the 41200 programmable bread machines for example.
It has an attractive round design that is made from stainless steel. The cover lid is made of black plastic which blends well with the rest of the body. The viewing window is on top, engrained in the lid so you can see the kneading while it takes place. It is important to witness this part since it gives you chance of correcting the kneading if you feel the machine has not done enough.
The West Bend 41200 Bread Machine does all the work for you. All you have to do is add the ingredients and that is it. It will do the kneading, allow it to rise, and then bake it just as you like. You can choose the kind of crust that you want, from medium to light or dark. The West Bend 41200 Bread Machine makes from 1, 1 and a half and 2 pound size loaf depending on the size of your family. Once the baking is complete, there is an auto-switch to a one-hour keep-warm cycle. With this feature your bread remains warm without doing any more of the cooking.
Settings that come with the West Bend 41200 Bread Machine are 12 in number, to cater to your different needs. A backlight LCD display enables you to see all the instruction and settings that you make. As usual there is the non-stick pan that makes sure that your bread does not stick. It also makes it easy to wash.
An instruction and recipe booklet comes with the package. It has a limited warranty of one year. Purchase can be made online with the average price being about $110.