Buying a toaster oven will be one of the most essential decisions you’ll ever make, so yeah, it’s worth getting clued up on every different type and model by reading this exhaustive review. It is the type of appliance that you need to get right because your family will depend on it every single morning.
With that in mind, I set out into the market before you, reviewed the top models, and created a shortlist of the best 5 that will exceed anyone’s needs and expectations. This implies that all you ought to do is read through the enumeration and pick the one you think will match your needs. But if at the end of the post you’re still having a hard time making a final, educated decision, I’ll still be here to help you out by recommending the model I think won’t disappoint you.
The Top 5 Best Top Toaster Ovens in 2021
|Toaster Oven Name
|CalmDo Air Fryer Toaster Oven
|17.72 x 15.75 x 14.76 in
|Oster Toaster Oven
|16.3 x 19.7 x 11.3 in
|Countertop Convection Toaster Oven
|22.8 x 13.4 x 15.5 in
|Digital Toaster Oven
|18.98 x 15.6 x 10.79 in
|Aobosi Toaster Oven
|16 x 13 x 16 in
- Do not let its retro design fool you into thinking that it cannot deliver in the kitchen department. In fact, if anything, this is the most high-end toaster oven in this enumeration, thanks to the 21 presets that have been included in the appliance. These settings are the keep warm, sous vide, dehydrate, defrost, cookies, pizza, grill, reheat, proof, roast, bagel, bake, broil, toast, root vegetables, vegetables, bacon, steak, frozen food, chicken wings and French fries. Add to that its 1800 watts of power and 360o hot air circulation technology and you have one of the fastest toaster ovens in the market.
- To make this CalmDo Air Fryer model easy to clean, the package you will receive from amazon will include a removable crumb tray. For those who’re not accustomed to this part of the tool, it collects all the dirt and debris that fall off of your cooked meals – and to clean it, all you need to do is take it out, empty its contents into a bin or sink, and wipe it off with a clean cloth. For thorough cleaning sessions, here is a guide on how to clean the interior of a toaster oven.
- In addition to the removable crumb tray, other accessories you will find in the package include cooking recipes, an air fryer basket, dehydrate tray, and an oven rack. All these are there to improve its flexibility.
- Delivers 1800 watts of power
- Comes with 21 preset cooking functions
- Easy to use even for total beginners
- Easy to clean
- Comes with a cooking recipe book
- The exterior surface remains cool to the touch during operations
- Has an LED display
- It’s no surprise that a product from Oster, the king of durability has made it into this detailed enumeration. The truth is, I didn’t even review this product’s features or ability to deliver online. I simply remembered that two of my friends have been using this appliance for at least three years now and decided that it was worth the try.
- So, I went ahead and placed an order, and when the package arrived from Amazon, I took it through the same series of tests I took all the appliances in this review. Needless to say, it performed as advertised. The package also included a durable baking pan and a removable crumb tray. Top that off with the unit’s spacious interior that could effortlessly accommodate a 12” pizza, cookies, casseroles, and other meals. The exact measurements are 19.72 x 16.29 x 11.33 inches (with a 31.5 inches cord.)
- Retails from one of the most reputable brands
- Delivers 1300 watts of power
- Has a large interior
- Fit with 7 cooking settings
- Boasts an interior light for easy monitoring
- Has a convection setting for fast and even cooking
- This review would be incomplete without at least one product from Black+Decker, one of the most trusted household appliances brands out there today. Since its founding more than a century ago by Alonzo G. Decker, this company has become known for its ability to deliver some of the best retro toaster ovens but with futuristic features (as it is evident in this BLACK+DECKER CTO6335S Toaster Oven model.)
- Straight out of the box, you’ll be impressed by the fact it has been fitted with ten different cooking functions, including toast, cookies, pizza, frozen snacks, potato, convection, bake, broil, bagel, and defrost. All these cooking settings are preprogrammed as well, which means that when you select one of them, the appliance will automatically adjust the timer and temperature to the levels that will ensure the best results.
- When the package arrived from Amazon, the first setting I tested was the Toast function. The reason I chose this one is that it delivers the slices faster and allows me to test a whole lot of slices for consistency as well. With that in mind, I went out, acquired around 20 loaves of bread, and toasted every single slice using the toaster oven (back to back). The fact that this masterpiece is in this enumeration implies that it passed with flying colors. The last slice to go in came out just as perfectly toasted as the first one to go in.
- The second thing I tested was the appliance’s safety feature, most importantly its insulation. For the entire period the toaster oven was on, its exterior surface didn’t get hot even once, which is good news because that way, anyone who comes into contact with it can rest assured he/she will not sustain any serious burn injuries. The second advantage of a great insulation is that it helps your meals cook faster. How, you may ask? Well, simply because all the hot air has been trapped inside the oven, so it has no chance to escape through the exterior surfaces.
- Couple this feature with the toaster oven’s convection setting and you have one of the fastest toaster ovens.
- Very versatile
- Easy to use and clean
- From a reputable brand
- Delivers two rack positions for improved flexibility
- Exterior surface remains cool to the touch during operations
- Feet are anti-skid even on wet surfaces
- The thing that first attracted me to this masterpiece is the fact it retails with a one-year manufacturer’s warranty. If that doesn’t prove that the manufacturing company has faith in the product they’re selling you, then I don’t know what will.
- In addition to durability, this Toshiba AC25CEW-SS Toaster Oven also delivers as advertised on the topic of versatility. It has been fitted with 10 cooking settings with an adjustable temperature range of 150 to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature range can satisfy any family’s daily cooking needs and the cooking settings are the followings, toast, bake, broil, pizza, cookies, defrost, reheat, rotisserie, keep warm, and convection.
- While taking it through the series of tests, I also noticed that it delivered perfectly and evenly toasted slices in around 2 minutes – which is also as fast as some of the fastest toaster ovens I’ve ever tested.
- Powerful and sturdy
- Has a digital display
- Easy to use and clean
- Lightweight and portable
- Has a large interior
- Retails in two different colors
- Just like the Toshiba toaster oven model we just looked at, the manufacturer of this Aobosi Toaster Oven model has gone above and beyond to prove that they believe in their creation. It retails with a 2-year repair service, which implies that if the appliance runs into any issues within the first two years of purchase, the seller will repair it for you at no extra cost.
- If you’re a fan of convection ovens, then you’re also in luck, because this appliance retails with the new 360 degrees convection technology to ensure fast and even cooking. The new technology offers you 2 optional levels of convection speeds. And if you’re new to toaster ovens and don’t know what a convection setting is, it simply implies that the appliance retails with an inbuilt fan that will blow the hot air around inside the oven.
- Top that off with the product’s perfect insulation and you have one of the best reliable toaster ovens.
- Had a digital display at the top
- Comes with a 60-minute timer and temperature adjustment knob
- Fitted with the new convection technology
- Accessories included in the package to improve the appliance’s flexibility
- Retails with 10 preset functions
- Has a large interior capacity
- Easy to use and clean
- Cooks faster
After spending weeks researching different toaster oven models, I personally pick the BLACK+DECKER CTO6335S as the best top toaster oven out of the five above. This masterpiece is compact, safe to use, easy to use & clean, aesthetic, powerful, consistent, and has been fitted with heating elements of the highest quality. All you have to do now is go ahead and place an order while stock lasts.
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