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Best mini ovens of 2019 – Don’t worry about space!

What features should the best mini ovens of 2019 carry?

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Considering that the oven is the heart of the kitchen and the oven is the centrepiece in it, the oven is an appliance you rely on so much in the daily life. There is no doubt that we all want a trustworthy oven that suits our cooking needs and lifestyle.

The mini ovens are particularly suitable for those who have a small kitchen or on a tight budget, but this does not necessarily mean that the mini ovens are inferior or those who own a high-class built-in oven do not need it. The mini oven serves as a more convenient and energy-saving option and is easier to be cleaned. Plus, food baked is equally scrumptious (if not, better).

1. Dualit 89200 Mini Oven

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  • External dimensions: 42 (W) x 36 (D) x 25 (H) cm
  • Internal dimensions: 30 (W) x 25 (D) x 17 (H) cm
  • Size: 18L
  • Power: 1300W
  • Weight: 7.0 kg
  • Accessories: 9-inch pizza pan, wire shelf, grill pan and rack

The first model on our ‘best mini ovens of 2019’ guide is this Dualit 89200 Mini Oven and we have good reasons.

This mini oven is engineered to do pretty much everything a huge oven can but with a quick heat up time. With a powerful wattage of 1300W, this mini oven heats from room temperature to 180°C in only three minutes, or 230°C in under five minutes.

This compact mini oven only takes a small space in your kitchen but it is big on the inside. The back of the interior is curved, allowing you to accommodate larger circular dishes and making it your best helper when you are preparing meals for large numbers.

Other than the traditional hot air that bakes everything from cookies to chicken, this Dualit mini ovens offers a convection function that uses a fan to allow a faster baking, making it especially suitable for foods such as brownies and jacket potatoes.

Its double glazed heavy duty glass door not only gives you a great cooking control on your food but also helps in maximising its degree of insulation. In the delivery box, you will also see a pizza pan, a wire shelf and a grill pan and rack to be used in conjunction with its grill, bake, defrost and convection cooking functions.

The controls are easy to use too – there are three rotary dials that control the function, temperature (100-230°C) and cooking time (0 to 120 minutes) respectively. A bell will notify you when the cooking time has elapsed.

One area we particularly like the top of the oven – its top heats up during cooking and can be used as a plate warming area. Also, cleaning couldn’t be easier with this Dualit mini oven as all parts are non-stick and the removable crumb-drip tray is of full-width.

2. Sage BOV820BSS the Smart Oven Pro with Element IQ

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  • External dimensions: 47 (W) x 32 (D) x 28 (H) cm
  • Internal dimensions: 33 (W) x 25 (D) x 13(H) cm
  • Size: 21L
  • Power: 2400W
  • Weight: 12.3 kg
  • Accessories: 12-inch pizza pan, oven rack, grilling rack and enamel roasting pan

Have you heard of the mini oven with the Element IQ technology? Well, now you have.

If you are a cook who pursues a perfect cooking result, this smart mini oven from Sage is one you must consider. Its Element IQ system is so smart that it automatically transfers heat across its five quartz heating elements at the right power and at the right time to suit whatever you are cooking, giving your food the most amazing flavours and textures.

With the inbuilt convection fan that circulates the hot air within the oven, a fast and even cooking is guaranteed. The cooking time is even reduced with its super powerful 2400W preheat.

This oven is big on the inside – allowing you to make six slices of perfectly-browned toasts in one go. It can also be used with two shelves, though only one shelf is included in the price.

It has 10 pre-set cooking functions for you to select from, including a slow cook function, which we particularly love. The slow cook function allows you to cook for an extended period (4 to 10 hours) at low temperatures before it turns to keep warm automatically. If you are a person who loves casserole, this mini oven is going to win your heart.

To give you the maximum control over the cooking process, this smart oven is equipped with an LCD display. The LCD display not only provides the users with an easier access to its functions: slow cook, bake, grill, roast, reheat, warm, cookies, pizza, bagel and toast, but also displays the cooking time and temperature. The interior of the oven will be illuminated when the door is opened or when the cooking cycle ends.

This Sage mini oven has received overwhelmingly positive reviews from the verified buyers on Amazon.co.uk, with over 90% of them leaving it a five-star review.

Andrew James  Black Mini Oven with Electric Grill and Double Hotplates

  • External dimensions: 47.5 (W) x 30.5 (D) x 40.5 (H) cm
  • Internal dimensions: 34(W) x 22 (D) x 31 (H) cm
  • Size: 24L
  • Power: 1500W
  • Weight: 9 kg
  • Accessories: Chrome Plated Grill Rack, Enamelled Non-stick Baking Tray, Detachable Handle for removing hot trays

As handy for daily meals as it is when serving dinners for a crowd, this Andrew James mini oven on our ‘Best mini ovens of 2019’ is perfect for homes where space is at a premium or as an additional appliance in a busy kitchen.

Its large internal capacity (24L) is a solution to increase your cooking capacity. Whether you are planning to bake melt-in-mouth cakes or a perfect roasted chicken, you are well taken care of.

Coming with the oven is its five cooking functions and the convection fan, ensuring that all your cooking needs are promised. The five cooking functions include:

  1. Upper heating element: Fast grilling
  2. Lower heating element: Crisping tart and pie crusts
  3. Upper and lower heating elements: Browning pies, pastries and cakes
  4. Upper heating element with convection fan: Roasting and cooking casseroles in a hot circulating hot air
  5. Upper and lower heating elements with convection fan: Multiple level or large quantities cooking

The three rotary dials are easy to operate: one for controlling the temperature (90-230°C), one for selecting the cooking function and the bottom dial for setting the timer. With this mini oven, you can pretty much cook everything you would in a full-sized oven but in a more time- and money-saving package.

This mini oven is granted an extra point for its versatility. The top of the oven is two ceramic hotplates (700W) which can be used as the hob. They are controlled separately and you may use them for boiling, warming, frying or steaming. Any kind of pot is suitable to be used.

Plus, it is lightweight enough to be moved around the kitchen: about the weight of a toddler. You may store it in your cupboard as required though we obviously would not mind displaying this stylish appliance on our countertop.

Covered by a two-year warranty by the manufacturer, you may shop with confidence.

4. Swan Retro Electric OvenSwan_Products_SF37010GN_Retro_Electric_Oven

  • External dimensions: 48 (W) x 48 (D) x 33 (H) cm
  • Internal dimensions: 33(W) x 33 (D) x 20 (H) cm
  • Size: 23L
  • Power: 1500W
  • Weight: 6.3kg
  • Accessories: Non-stick baking tray, rotisserie fork and handle.

If beautiful appliances are what makes you happy, we are sure this Retro Electric Oven produced by Swan is what you are looking for. Available in three lovely colours – cream, blue and green, you may bring a touch of retro style to your beloved kitchen.

Designed as a combination of aesthetic and functionality, this mini oven benefits from a 1500W of power. The temperature is adjustable from 100 to 230°C, allowing you to unleash your culinary creativity confidently.

The four stainless steel heating elements work brilliantly with the five cooking settings. The different techniques used to create the five cooking functions include the top and bottom heat, rotisserie and convection. It is also built with a 60-minute timer with bell.

The rotisserie function easily roasts joints of meats or a large 4kg chicken to perfection while the convection programme helps in quickly browning, sealing in the moisture and developing complex flavours. With these awesome programmes, making perfect creations can never be easier.

This model is of extreme lightweight (6.3kg), making it effortless to be carried around and ideal for use in places such as offices, student housing, caravans and holiday homes. This is also particularly suitable for those who love to bake with their children, all thanks to its lightweight.

Accessories included in the price are a non-stick baking tray, rotisserie fork and handle. The manufacturer also promises a two-year warranty on this mini oven.

One minor flaw we find on this model, though, is that it has no internal light. If you are a curious person who always wants to keep an eye on your dish, this might bring some degree of inconvenience to you.

Oh, yep, did we tell you Swan makes a whole collection of retro appliances? Do you know you can also get retro style hand mixer, coffee machine and more? If you are a retro geek, don’t wait. Shop now.

5. De’Longhi Pangourmet EOB2071 Electric Oven with Bread Making FunctionDe'longhi_Pan_Gourmet_EOB20712_Electric_Oven_with_Bread_Making_Function

  • External dimensions: 51.5 (W) x 30 (D) x 40 (H) cm
  • Size: 20L
  • Power: 1400W
  • Weight: 11kg
  • Accessories: Wire-rack, non-stick rectangular bake pan, round bread bake pan with mixing blade, measuring cup and measuring spoon

De’Longhi is more than just coffee making machines. Let us explain!

This Pangourmet mini oven from De’Longhi is undoubtedly one of the best deals you can get. With the internal capacity of 20L, you may fit a 30cm round baking pan in it. Thanks to its heavy duty double-glazed glass door, this mini oven has an improved insulation plus a high visibility, making cooking an enjoyable process.

There are six cooking programmes in this oven to increase your cooking capacity and you can select your preferred temperature from 100 to 220°C. If you turn the rotary dial to the pot symbol, the keep warm function (60°C ) will be on.

The LCD display is easy to read and you can set the cooking time up to 120 minutes with its digital timer. The digital controls are what leads you to maximum precision while they are kept easy to understand and use.

What really makes the Pangourmet mini oven stands out from other mini oven is that it’s not just your ordinary mini oven – it is also a bread maker at the same time.

Imagine filling your house with that sweet aroma of freshly baked bread – this is what you can get from this De’Longhi mini oven. It mixes, rises and bakes your preferred type of bread automatically.

This mini oven benefits from over 30 pre-set programmes and comes with a non-stick, round baking pan and mixing blade. Some examples of the cooking programmes include the turbo function which bakes bread in around an hour; the jam function allows you to prepare conserved effortlessly. On most bread settings, you may also control the colour of the crust (light, medium and dark) by using its crust colour function.

See. How could you possibly have managed without it?

We also love how easy it is to clean this mini oven. The cavity coating is non-stick and the lower heating element is pivotable, making the cleaning after use pain-free.

 

 

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