Sunbeam 5891 2-Pound Programmable Breadmaker Review

Sunbeam 5891 2-Pound Programmable Breadmaker Review

The Sunbeam 5891 2-Pound Programmable Breadmaker is a compact, easy to use appliance with an very affordable selling price tag. It has a 2 pound loaf capacity for bake family sized loaves of bread together with a 13 hour programmable baking timer by which you can get freshly baked bread whenever you want it. Of course you can also produce cakes, jellies, and dough as well.

There are 12 baking features with 3 different crust shades and it also offers an instruction book with recipes to get you started as quickly and easily as possible. The large LCD digital display is easy to read through and a large viewing window enables you to keep an eye on the baking process. The Sunbeam 5891 bread appliance also has a extrenal nonstick baking pan for easy cleanups.

Sunbeam 5891 Bread Maker Features and Specifications:


  • Sunbeam 5891 Dimensions: approximately 14 x 19 x 13.5″
  • Item Weight: 19.2 pounds
  • 12 baking functions with 3 crust shade selections
  • 13 hour timer for delayed baking
  • Digital LED display with touch control panel
  • Large viewing window
  • Removable nonstick baking pan
  • Instructions with recipes included
  • one-year limited warranty

Sunbeam 5891 Bread Machine Detailed Analysis:

Our research into the Sunbeam 5891 bread machine unveiled a lot of very good reviews. One review said “After 10 loaves of different kinds of bread, I can say this is the reputable consistent basic bread machine that works well and is extremely cheap.” Another said “I have finally cooked over 200 loaves in 13 months. Quite simple to use, nominal effort required.” One review that we found on Amazon had someone come back three years later to add to their review and say that they were still utilizing the same breadmaker. The general opinion seems to be that this is an easy to use machine, makes delicious bread, and is easy to cleanup.

There initially were some negative reviews of this machine and most of people that gave a negative review asserted that the loaves frequently fall. One of the evaluators complained that the recipes that are included are wrong and include too much yeast. People that use their own recipes however seemed to have very good results and no difficulty with falling loaves.

Although there were quite a few negative reviews, out of almost 500 reviews the positive comments outweighed the negative by a factor of over four to one. However, even some of the positive reviewers said “throw away the recipe book” so in conclusion, our studies suggest that this is an excellent machine at a very affordable price and is definitely worthwhile considering if you’re looking for a bread maker but you might want to go ahead and buy a recipe book to go along with it.

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