SECAUCUS, N.J., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announces the SD-RD250 Bread Maker – that features a new raisin/dried fruit/nut dispenser, which allows for the ingredients to be added at the beginning of the baking process and conveniently dispersed evenly at the optimum time, during the bread-baking process. Using a microprocessor for the controlled baking, the SD-RD250 makes delicious, evenly-baked, homemade bread that is easy for any home baker. The new convenient dispenser, which holds approximately 5.3 ounces, is removable for easy washing.
Complete with a digital control panel and a large easy-to-read LCD display, The Panasonic SD-RD250 Bread Maker is extremely easy to use. The SD-RD250 mixes, kneads, rises, and bakes bread in two loaf sizes – either medium or extra large – while also offering crust color control with light and dark options. There are four different baking modes and two dough modes, giving options for different breads and various types of dough, including:
- Basic Mode - Choose for a variety of breads, including white and whole wheat
- Rapid Bake Mode – To make delicious homemade breads in a shorter period of time
- French Mode - Bakes delicious French bread with a soft interior and crispy exterior
- Bake Only Mode – Choose to bake cake dough or delectable tea breads
- Pasta Dough Mode - Makes several different types of homemade pasta dough
- Pizza Dough Mode – Choose to create homemade pizza dough in just 45 minutes
"Panasonic's new bread maker makes it even easier to bake delicious breads at home, giving the user even more versatility with several baking modes, including pizza dough, pasta or options for whole wheat," said David Williams, Marketing Manager, Home Appliances Group, Panasonic Home & Health Company. "The SD-RD250 features a new dispenser, so that healthy ingredients such as nuts, dried fruits, seeds and raisins, can easily and evenly be added, bringing additional flavors and nutrients to homemade bread."
With a scratch-resistant bread pan of diamond-fluorine coating, the Panasonic SD-RD250 is extremely durable and long-lasting. Even more, the Panasonic SD-RD250 Bread Maker has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal, meaning this model is backed by a two-year limited warranty. The Panasonic Bread Maker also features a removable non-stick coated interior, so finished bread slides out easily and cleaning is simple.
The SD-RD250 features an intelligent microprocessor which, at the press of a button, the microprocessor takes over and kneads, allows for resting / rising time, and bakes until the bread is completed. Additionally, the Panasonic Bread Maker also comes with a programmable timer that can be set, up to 13 hours in advance. This useful feature allows for the user to add all the ingredients in the morning and have fresh, delicious homemade bread to have ready for dinner.
The Panasonic SD-RD250 Bread Maker includes accessories such as a measuring cup, measuring spoon, and a recipe booklet for a suggested retail price of $219.95. For more information please visit, www.panasonic.com.
About Panasonic Home & Health Company
Based in Secaucus, N.J., Panasonic Home & Health Company is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC) and the hub of Panasonic's U.S. marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic Home & Health Company is dedicated to helping consumers live well-balanced and healthy lives with a product portfolio ranging from microwaves, massage chairs, men's and women's shavers, blood pressure monitors, ventilation fans, vacuums and more. Information about Panasonic products is available at www.panasonic.com. Additional company information for journalists is available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.