Children's appliances review

They may not be enough to keep your children interested in cooking once the novelty has worn off.
 
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02.Product profiles

Breville BPI280 Party Pie Creations

3 stars out of 5

Price: $70

Good points
breville pie cerations
• Very good for making party pies.
• Easy to use and clean the non-stick surface.
• Can also make quiches, muffins and cupcakes.
• Comes with a pie cutter and pie press.
• Makes eight party pies or cupcakes per batch.
• Cord wrap.

Bad points

• Only OK for making cupcakes.
• Fiddly to get the right amount of batter into the wells so the mixture rises enough for browning.

Kambrook KDM1 Doughnut Factory

2 stars out of 5

Price: $45

Good pointskambrook doughnut factory

• Easy to use and clean the non-stick surface.
• Reasonably cheap.
• Cord wrap.

Bad points

• Only OK for making doughnuts.
• The hot plate is exposed around the edge and becomes dangerously hot.
• Tastes like a cupcake rather than a doughnut.
• Fiddly to get the right amount of batter into the wells so the mixture rises enough for browning.
• Makes only six bite-sized doughnuts per batch.
• The temperature fluctuates over time, causing uneven browning.

Sunbeam DM3200 Sprinkles Doughnut Maker

2 stars out of 5

Price: $45

Good pointssunbeam sprinkles

• Good result for making doughnuts.
• Easy to use and clean the non-stick surface.
• Makes five good-sized doughnuts per batch.
• Reasonably cheap.
• Cord wrap.

Bad points

• Tastes like a cupcake rather than a doughnut.
• Fiddly to get the right amount of batter into the wells so the mixture rises enough for browning.
• A fabric piping bag is needed to make filling the bases easier.

Girl Gourmet Cupcake Maker

1 star out of 5

Price: $60-$70 (Refill packs: $14.99 for a pack of nine)

Good pointsgirl-goumet_

• Easy to use.
• Instructions are easy to understand for children aged eight and older.
• Introduction to making cakes and basic cooking skills.

Bad points

• Poor result for making cupcakes.
• Cake and frosting mixes taste very sweet and artificial.
• Makes only one cupcake per mix.
• Need to purchase refill cake and frosting mixes.
• Very expensive toy.

 

 

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