Bread slicing is a monotonous task, especially when you're doing it daily. While it might be a simple chore, we appreciate kitchen gadgets that make life more convenient, and that's exactly what an electric bread slicer does...

makes life more convenient.

To make your search as simple as possible, we've laid out the 5 best electric bread slicers to date. We've also included a guide to finding the right bread slicer type for your particular needs.

Enjoy!


Recommended Products

1) Cusimax 7.5" Blade
Electric Food Slice


  • Smaller Blade Perfect For Bread
  • Removable Blade
  • 420 Grade Steel Blade
  • Blade Adjustment (Super thin to 3/4" Thick)
  • 4 Silicone Anti-Skid Feet
  • 18 Month Promise and 30-Day Hassle Free Policy

2) Superhandy 6.7" Blade 
Bread/Food Slicer


  • Smaller Blade Perfect for Bread
  • German Forged Stainless Steel, Serrated Blade
  • Blade Adjustment (Deli thin to 4/5" Thick)
  • Duty Cycle 5 Mins ON, 30 Mins OFF
  • Non-Skid Suction Cup Feet
  • Safety Lock Button (Lessens Chance of Accidents)
  • Unknown Warranty

3) BLACK+DECKER 9" Electric
Carving Knife


  • Comes with Two 7" Stainless Steel Blades
  • Comfort Grip Handle
  • Dishwasher-Safe Removable Parts
  • Blade-Release Button
  • Safety Lock Button
  • Includes Knife Stand

4) Cuisinart CEK-40 Electric Knife


  • Includes Blade for Bread Cutting and Blade For Meat Carving
  • Includes Butcher Block Holding Tray
  • One Touch Pressure Activated ON/OFF Switch
  • Amazon Video Includes Presentation of Bread Cutting
  • Limited 3 Year Warranty (Confirm With Seller Before You Buy)

5) Wesoky 7.5" Blade Bread/ 
Food Slicer


  • Smaller Blade Perfect for Bread
  • Blade Adjustment (Deli thin to 5/8" Thick)
  • Small Enough for Most Cabinets and Countertops
  • Die-Cast Aluminum Housing
  • End-Piece Holder w/ Finger Protection
  • Suction Cup Feet
  • Unknown Warranty

Qualities to Consider


1) The Right Size

First and foremost, how much space are you willing to give up? 

If you go with a larger, electric food slicer, you'll be able to slice bread quickly and evenly (granted you get the right one), but you'll be giving up a fair amount of space (check the dimensions in each product description). If you have the space, these food slicers are versatile and take the effort out of cutting just about anything. 

Bigger Units 

Faster Cutting, More Versatile but Expensive and Space Consuming 


If you go with a small, electric knife, you'll slice bread a little slower but you'll give up far less space in the kitchen. You'll also give yourself a handy knew carver for the annual Thanksgiving turkey carving. 

Smaller Units 

Slower Cutting (still faster than a manual knife), Less Versatile But Cheaper and Less Space Consuming

2) The Right Bread

All of the bread slicers we've analyzed do better with either Sourdough/artisan breads, or white/ wheat/ homemade breads.  As surprising as it sounds, we haven't found an electric bread slicer that does well with both.

This will be clearly expressed in the pros and cons section of each model.   

3) The Right Price

Prices range but don't get too outrageous. We've found most slicers to range between $30 and $120. Don't always equate price with quality. We found that the cheaper electric knives outlined actually had more positive bread slicing ratings than the other, more expensive models.

4) The Right Warranty

Warranty is an important variable to us. Find a product that has a worthwhile promise. If the guarantee is questionable (the amazon sellers are not the manufacturers), contact the company to make sure you're covered before you make a purchase. We chose our #1 product heavily because of the warranty promise.

Happy hunting:)

5 Best Electric
Bread Slicers

1) Cusimax 7.5" Blade 
Electric Food Slicer

  • Cost: Average
  • Warranty: 18 Month Promise 
  • # Reviews: Over 650 Amazon reviews

Dimensions

  • Weight: 10.91 Pounds
  • Package Dimensions: 12.2 x 16 x 18.6 inches
  • Blade Diameter: 7.5" 

Unique Features

  • Smaller Blade Perfect For Bread
  • 200 Watt Motor
  • 7.2" Sliding Platform
  • 420 Grade Steel Blade
  • Removable Blade
  • Blade Adjustment (Super thin to 3/4" Thick)
  • 4 Silicone Anti-Skid Feet
  • 18 Month Promise and 30-Day Hassle Free Policy

Customer Responses

  • Easy to Use, Low Noise, Sharp Blade, and Affordable
  • "Works Perfectly for Slicing Rustic Bread Loaves" 
  • "Does a Great Job on Ham and Bread"
  • "I Bought this for Bread Slicing and it Works Perfectly"
  • "I Was Able to Slice Off Very Thin Slices of Bread"

Customer Responses

  • "Not Good for Cutting Homemade Bread"
  • "Takes a Little Pressure to Use" 
  • Blade has a Slower RPM (relative)

Summary:

Not all great meat slicers are great bread slicers. In fact, many of our highly reviewed meat slicers received poor bread-slicing responses from customers (although we didn't know it prior to this review).

We did a thorough search through Amazon and found that the Cusimax 7.5" blade meat slicer had the second best ratio of positive to negative bread slicing reviews. 

Here's how we did it...

We typed the word "bread" into the amazon "have a question?" tab while on each meat slicer's Amazon page, and found that the cusimax had the second to highest ratio of positive customer responses regarding bread. 

Why did we make the 2nd best reviewed our #1 pick?

The cusimax had better all-around reviews than the Superhandy model below. With the high chance of you using this slicer for other tasks than bread, we chose to steer you in the direction of something that will do most slicing tasks superbly. 

This Cusimax also made it onto our best meat slicer review which we created a few months ago.

Here are some of the reasons it placed...

1) It has an 18 month warranty (Make sure and register the product)

2) It has countless reviews commenting on its low sound and sharp blade

3) It's capable of making true, deli thin slices of meat

Overall a fantastically reviewed piece of kitchen tech that we can proudly stand behind.  That said, we like to be upfront with you about the negative responses we received from customers. While proficient with regular bread, some people had difficulty slicing their homemade bread. This is likely due to textural differences. There were also a few customers who said the blade turned slower than other meat slicers they'd seen. 

Just a few things to keep in mind. 

2) Superhandy 6.7"Blade Bread/Food Slicer

  • Cost: Low-Average
  • Warranty: Unknown 
  • # Reviews: Over 150 Amazon reviews

Dimensions

  • Weight: 5.47 pounds
  • Package Dimensions: 14.64 x 9.13 x 6.41 inches
  • Blade Diameter: 6.7" 

Unique Features

  • Smaller Blade Perfect for Bread
  • 100 Watt Motor
  • German Forged Stainless Steel, Serrated Blade
  • Blade Adjustment (Deli thin to 4/5" Thick)
  • Duty Cycle 5 Mins ON, 30 Mins OFF
  • Non-Skid Suction Cup Feet
  • Safety Lock Button (Lessens Chance of Accidents)

Customer Responses

  • Excellent for Homemade Bread!
  • Low Price
  • "Cuts my Fresh Baked Bread Perfectly"
  • "Doesn't Destroy the Bread as You Slice it"
  • Even Slices
  • "Like the Compactness, Very Space Saving"

Customer Responses

  • Not Great with Meat
  • Not Easy for Left Handers
  • Not Good For Longer Cut Times
  • Learning Curve to Using Appropriately

Summary:

Alright, let's answer the most prominent question about this superhandy model. How is this model any different than the Cusimax above?

Let's break it down...

The Superhand model is cheaper, has a higher positive customer response ratio regarding bread, and is fantastic with homemade bread. If you plan on primarily slicing bread, we can't recommend this unit enough. 

If, however, you plan to slice anything else (meat especially), we encourage you to look elsewhere. This slicer CAN slice meat, it just doesn't do it very gracefully or evenly.

Homemade Bread = Yes

Meat and Vegetables = Not so much

A fantastic model if you know what you're slicing. Just make sure it has options you could potentially want down the road.

3) BLACK + DECKER 9" Electric Carving Knife

  • Cost: Low
  • Warranty: Unknown 
  • # Reviews: Over 3000 Amazon reviews

Dimensions

  • Weight: 12 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 2 x 2.5 inches
  • Blade Length: 7.5" Approximately (Not Clear)
  • Handle Length: 3.5" Approximately (Not Clear)

Unique Features

  • Comes with Two 7" Stainless Steel Blades
  • Comfort Grip Handle
  • Dishwasher-Safe Removable Parts
  • Blade-Release Button
  • Safety Lock Button
  • Includes Knife Stand

Customer Responses

  • "Works So Good on Homemade Bread"
  • "This Knife Allows Me to Cut Bread Quickly and Easily Without Smooshing it"
  • "Great for Sandwich Bread Slicing"
  • "No More Uneven Slices of Bread"
  • Easy to Use and Clean
  • Incredible Price

Customer Responses

  • "Has a Problem with Artisan and Sourdough Bread"
  • Safety Button Makes Longer Cut Difficult
  • Customer Service Not Great
  • Not Clear on Knife blade Length

Summary:

Not all of us want those big bulky meat slicers taking up precious space in kitchen. If you're looking for a more inconspicuous way of expediting your bread slicing, we recommend looking into the right electric knife.

We were shocked to find such a cheaply priced knife receive such positive reviews. Approximately 80% of the bread slicing reviews were positive, leaving only 20% to complain about the knife's inability to cut artisan and sourdough breads.

Homemade/Wheat/White = Fantastic

Artisan/Sourdough = Not So Good

With over 3200 Amazon reviews, the Black+Decker electric knife has sustained a 4.4 / 5 star review (08/19/20) which is pretty phenomenal. People repeatedly talked about the ease of use, simple cleaning, and the fantastic price point. 

There were a few common complaints about the hassle of the safety button. This is ultimately to help lessen the chance of accidents, but can get in the way with complex, or more time-consuming, cuts. People also said the customer service wasn't ideal.

Overall, people were very happy with the quality and price.  

4) Cuisinart CEK-40 Electric Knife

  • Cost: Average
  • Warranty: 3 Year (Confirm with Seller Before Purchasing)
  • # Reviews: Over 4000 Amazon reviews

Dimensions

  • Weight: 3.4 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 17.5 x 2.38 x 2.13 inches
  • Blade Length: 7.5"
  • Handle Length: 3.5" Approximately

Unique Features

  • Includes Blade for Bread Cutting and Blade For Meat Carving
  • Includes Butcher Block Holding Tray
  • One Touch Pressure Activated ON/OFF Switch
  • Amazon Video Includes Presentation of Bread Cutting
  • Limited 3 Year Warranty (Confirm With Seller Before You Buy)

Customer Responses

  • "Great for Homemade Bread"
  • "Good for Artisan Bread"
  • "Crucial Tool for My Homemade Bread"
  • "Bread Slicing Hallelujah"
  • "Small and Maneuverable"
  • "Easy to Use and Easy to Clean"

Customer Responses

  • "Not Great with Tough Crust Bread"
  • "Holding the ON Button gets Tiresome"
  • Storage Board not Great 9Design Flaw)

Summary: 

Electric knives are convenient in that they do a speedy job and can be tucked away super easily. This unit also comes with a cool storage block (that actually didn't review that well). Either way, you can always take the handle and blades and find a nice safe spot in the drawer. We recommend some universal blade covers if you decide to go this route. 

For you stats lovers out there, we calculated that approximately 65% of people who reviewed the bread slicing capabilities of this knife, had something positive to say. The remaining 35% usually complained about the knife's inability to cut through tougher crusts.

Our takeaway...

Great with Softer Crusted Breads

Not so Great with Hard Crusted Breads

A lot of customers were impressed with the CEK-40's ability to carve a turkey with ease. In the face of all the negatively reviewed electric knives on Amazon, we think Cuisinart did a good job here.

5) Wesoky 7.5" Blade
 Bread/Food Slicer

  • Cost: Low-Average
  • Warranty: Unknown 
  • # Reviews: Over 10 Amazon reviews

Dimensions

  • Weight: Unknown
  • Food Tray Dimensions: 6.5" X 7" (Via Customer Response)
  • Blade Diameter: 7.5"

Unique Features

  • Smaller Blade Perfect for Bread
  • Blade Adjustment Super Thin to Approximately 5/8" thick (0-15mm)
  • Removable Blade For Deep Cleaning
  • Small Enough for Most Cabinets and Countertops
  • Die-Cast Aluminum Housing
  • End-Piece Holder w/ Finger Protection
  • Suction Cup Feet

Customer Responses

  • Great with Meat and Cheese
  • "Easy to Use"
  • "Very Sharp Blade"
  • "Good Deal for the Price"
  • "Great for the Holidays"
  • "Use it Regularly and Have no Problems"
  • "Stays Firmly on the Worktop"

Customer Responses

  • No Customer Reviews Regarding Bread Slicing
  • Not Sufficient Number of Reviews
  • Smaller (could be good or bad)

Summary:

A promising food slicer that just hasn't received enough reviews to get our full praise yet. That being said, the reviews are promising. We personally put this unit on here because we want people to have options. To be completely honest with you, we recommend giving this model a few more months (maybe a year) before taking the plunge.

Why don't we put other well-reviewed meat slicers on this review?

Because the bread slicing responses on these models were lower than our review standards. We ultimately want to guide you in a promising direction, and we didn't feel confidently about most of them.

Full disclosure...

We recommend going with one of the previous models above. As more reviews accumulate, we'll update our review and give you better intel. 

Concluding...


Most of us eat bread. It's a staple and delicious part of most of the world's diet. If you've found bread slicing to become a chore, we recommend investing in a quality electric bread slicer.

We hope this review was useful. Let us know if you have any questions or comments below.

Cheers!

Michael

Founder of Robust Kitchen

About the author

Michael spends his days eating, drinking and studying the fascinating world of food. He received his Bachelors Degree in Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis and spent much of his time at the school brewery. While school proved to be an invaluable experience, his true passion lies in exposing the hidden crannies of food for the cooking laymen.


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