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This is a review of the Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker machine, with both PROs and CONs. We’ve been testing this machine out for the past 2 months, hosting 6 pizza parties, giving this machine heavy use each time! Photo above from Williams Sonoma, you can purchase the Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker for $149.95.
Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker Review
If you don’t have a brick oven in your backyard, this machine will be the closest thing you can get to perfect pizza. I’m not saying this lightly, and am certainly not getting paid to rave about this machine. Yes, there are some complaints I do have about the appliance (detailed later), but I’ve never been able to consistently make fantastic pizza with bubbly, blistery crust until now. Pizzas are cooked in 6-8 minutes.
Photo from Williams Sonoma
Size: The machine is actually pretty small, it’s something that you can easily store in your small appliance pantry. Not heavy at all. 11″ x 18″ x 14″ high; 14 pounds
Power: 1200 watts, heats up to 660F, though our measurement was higher
Includes a pizza stone and recipe booklet
Using the Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker
We followed the recipe found in the booklet for pizza dough. I love that it called for 00 flour, which is the type of flour Italians use for pizza dough and hand made pastas. We make pastas and pizzas so often (even before we got this machine), that we purchase 00 flour in bulk from an Italian market. I’ve also seen it at Whole Foods and other fancy gourmet-type grocery stores. One time, in Florida, I was so desperate to buy 00 flour, that I asked, very kindly, my local pizzeria, if they’d sell me 5 pounds of their flour. Yes! They agreed.
If you don’t have 00 flour, or don’t c...