The 10 Best Electric Cookers

We Reviewed dozens of Electric Cookers and Listed the 10 Best Options
By Jen Hammond
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    The Best Electric Cooker 2020

    1.
    Smeg Concert SUK62CBL8

    Smeg Concert SUK62CBL8

    When it comes to freestanding cookers, Smeg constantly roll out the most stylish innovation. In this case we delve deeper than mere aesthetics of the appliance and dig into its other specifications that equally impressed us.

    The Smeg Concert electric cooker is one that comes in black with stainless steel trim and red hob indicators to notify you when it is hot. Although it is pricey, it is worth its cost and is a great investment. Made to last, it is robust and comes with all of the key features that you need.

    Its features include grease-proof enamel that make it easy to clean, A rated energy efficiency and the timer allows you to automatically turn the heat off when your food is cooked.

    The cooking functions include various heat, power and also a tilting grill to grill all of your favourite foods.

    The most unique bit about this cooking assistance is that its four zones can seamlessly transform into five when needed.

    Features

    • Dimensions: 90 x 60 x 60cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 60 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A

    Reasons to Buy

    • It is a double oven with an accumulated 90-litres of capacity
    • It simple to use all the cooking presets and functions
    • Has an unusual yet stylish design
    • Has a tilting grill

    Reasons to Avoid

    • It comes at a cost, valued at over £1000

    2.
    AEG CIB6740ACM

    AEG CIB6740ACM

    With a nice design on the outside and packed with features on the inside, this is a great cooker for anyone who wants to spend that bit more but still make it well worth the money.
    The A energy rating makes it environmentally friendly and cheaper to run so you’ll be saving some of hat money here. 112 litres of capacity in all makes it brilliant for larger households which often struggle with trying to cram the chips and everything else for dinner in, and there are four burners at the top too so you can make some vegetables.
    You get three shelves included which already makes it a winner, as some other models seriously lack. A grill can be found in both oven chambers which is much more flexible than a lot of other models, and you have the option to use just half of it too.
    Despite this being one of the priciest, we think you get heaps for your money and this will appeal to some of you more than trying to find the cheapest option. And it is an induction hob, which is worth the extra alone.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: H91.2 x W60 x D60.9cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 77 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A

    Reasons to Buy

    • Induction hob brings things to the boil quickly
    • Steam Bake function is brilliant
    • Self-cleaning

    Reasons to Avoid

    • High price but worth the cost

    3.
    Hotpoint HUE61

    Hotpoint HUE61

    Hotpoint are known for offering reliable yet quality cookers that can easily fit into your stylish kitchen. The HUE61 matches that description perfectly with its robust design and multiple functions.
    This grey cooker has a double oven and ceramic hobs that are all easy to use. With a width of 60cm and is easy to install, there’s no reason not to consider this cooking machine to last you long into the future. It is an all-round player that has an incredible 71-litres of capacity and that’s just in one of the cavities.
    The double oven also comes loaded with a 39-litre top oven with a grill setting. Rated A for energy efficiency, it is the perfect addition for a family home with simple use dials, a number of heat settings and two ovens. The ovens have everything you need and you will also be able to enjoy the ceramic hobs that are easy to wipe clean.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 90 x 60 x 60cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 71 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A
    • 2 Year Guarantee

    Reasons to Buy

    • A unique grey design cooker
    • Easy to use dials
    • Easy to clean thanks to the catalytic liners

    Reasons to Avoid

    • Hob takes a while to heat

    4.
    Zanussi ZCV69350BA

    Zanussi ZCV69350BA

    Zanussi often showcase a large capacity for all your cooking needs and this electric cooker is the same. You can easily fit in everything that you need. It comes equipped with a second cavity with a grill setting.
    With an accumulated capacity of 112-litres, heat is spread thanks to number of high-powered fans. It comes with a two-year guarantee and has been made to last with maintenance liners that have catalytic technology and keep the cavity free of grease.
    It also comes packed with a timer function that automatically lets you know when your food is cooked to perfection. You will have the option of a number of cooking options with fast defrosting, a grill and conventional heating.
    It also has four hob zones and they all come with multiple safety features.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 89.4 x 60 x 60.9cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 73 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A
    • 2 Year Guarantee

    Reasons to Buy

    • Easy to use dial settings
    • A sleek design
    • Catalytic self cleaning liners
    • Good price

    Reasons to Avoid

    • Digital screen can be hard to see in certain lights

    5.
    Rangemaster Professional Plus 60 PROP60ECSS/C

    Rangemaster Professional Plus 60 PROP60ECSS/C

    Rangemaster cookers are efficient and easy to use; this particular model is a part of the professional series and is perfect for a family household.
    We were impressed with this cooker as it provides a double oven with a grill and also is complete with hobs. It has everything that you need; it comes with an A-rated energy efficient, a stylish design with a double-glazed window.
    It has a sturdy exterior and an equally as impressive range of functions including a number of heat settings.
    This is probably the most stunning cooker on the list and it also fits into a kitchen with limited space, despite this it offers plenty of capacity with almost 100-litres when combining both compartments.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 92.5 x 59.5 x 59.8cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 61 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A
    • 2 Year Guarantee

    Reasons to Buy

    • Has Catalytic Liners in both ovens
    • Easy to use dials
    • Lots of heat functions

    Reasons to Avoid

    • Hasn’t got the biggest main oven capacity

    6.
    Rangemaster Classic 60 CLAS60ECCR/C

    Rangemaster Classic 60 CLAS60ECCR/C

    Rangemaster cookers are efficient and easy to use; this particular model is a part of the professional series and is perfect for a family household.
    We were impressed with this cooker as it provides a double oven with a grill and also is complete with hobs. It has everything that you need; it comes with an A-rated energy efficient, a stylish design with a double-glazed window.
    It has a sturdy exterior and an equally as impressive range of functions including a number of heat settings.
    This is probably the most stunning cooker on the list and it also fits into a kitchen with limited space, despite this it offers plenty of capacity with almost 100-litres when combining both compartments.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 92.5 x 59.5 x 59.8cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 61 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A
    • 2 Year Guarantee

    Reasons to Buy

    • Has Catalytic Liners in both ovens
    • Easy to use dials
    • Lots of heat functions
    • Has Catalytic Liners to make it easy to clean

    Reasons to Avoid

    • Difficult to clean around dials

    7.
    Beko ADC5422AW

    Beko ADC5422AW

    The most important thing for any cooker we consider buying, is that it meets all of the basic features that are required.
    What do we believe the main features to be? We think that every electric cooker needs sufficient space for our meals, easy to clean and simple to use.
    This Beko electric cooker ticks all of those boxes and more. It has A-rated energy efficiency, rapid-heating zones, a ceramic hob and an enamel interior.
    Basic by look, but the reason we love this cooker is due to how well it performs the basic features.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 90 x 50 x 60cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 60 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A
    • 1 Year Guarantee

    Reasons to Buy

    • RapidLite Hobs that heat up quickly
    • Liners that make it easy to clean
    • Save money in the long-run with A-rated energy efficiency

    Reasons to Avoid

    • It isn’t the most aesthetically pleasing

    8.
    Stoves Richmond600E

    Stoves Richmond600E

    Stoves Richmond 600E is the perfect electric cooker with lots of space and glide shelves. It is perfect to check on your delicious meals and you can also simultaneously prepare your dessert or sides with the second oven.
    This is a bespoke design that has a number of innovative functions including a slow cook feature, rapid-heating zones and conventional heat that succulently cooks your food.
    In addition to gliding shelves and slow cook features, it also has a number of other impressive functions including telescopic shelves, Bluetooth compatibility and a powerful heating mechanism.
    Invest in this oven and save money with its energy efficient rating. It is simple to install and will easily fit into your kitchen.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 90 x 60 x 60cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 65 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A
    • 1 Year Guarantee

    Reasons to Buy

    • Keep warm function
    • Has a slow cook feature
    • Can be controlled via Bluetooth

    Reasons to Avoid

    • It is one of the priciest on the rundown

    9.
    Zanussi ZCV66250

    Zanussi ZCV66250

    Zanussi is a solid brand that offers reliability, style and function. This was another our favourite freestanding electric cookers as it is a resilient design sure to last. The oven is a stylish one that anyone would be proud to add to their kitchen collection.
    But as always, we judge our picks on more than the appearance. This double cooker has a number of functions that extend further than the standard cooking option. For example, with a catalytic liner in the chambers, you aren’t going to have to deal with dirt and grime for hours on end as it will pretty much dissolve it on contact.
    It comes with A-rated energy efficiency, a four-burner hob, a fan oven that spreads the heat evenly and a minute minder that will alert you when your masterpiece reaches completion.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: H91.2 x W60 x D60.9cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 77 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A

    Reasons to Buy

    • A robust design
    • Stylish exterior
    • A fan that spreads heat

    Reasons to Avoid

    • Grill is a little time consuming

    10.
    Indesit ID60C2

    Indesit ID60C2

    Indesit brand, ceramic plate hob and a double oven compartment is a recipe for success. You can now cook up a storm in your home with this practical electric oven.
    It comes in black with a smooth finish and as well as boasting two ovens it also comes with a useful hob zone at the top. The gem has everything you’d expect and more.
    Indesit are known for producing industrial-level ovens that fit into people’s homes and this is a great example of that. It has 1200 wattage of power, is pretty lightweight for its size and has a double oven to cater for your tasty starters and big main meal at the same time.
    It has everything you need with power, a digital clock and grill settings. Despite doing your due diligence prior to selecting the best electric oven it is also important to scout out a warranty. We’d advise you to miss out any ovens that don’t provide this- fortunately this Indesit appliance provides a decade of free parts as part of the warranty and includes a one-year labour warranty.

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    Features

    • Dimensions: 60 x 60 x 90 cm
    • Main Cavity Capacity: 74 Litres
    • Energy Rating: A

    Reasons to Buy

    • A spacious main compartment and also includes a secondary oven
    • Full grill kit is included

    Reasons to Avoid

    • Residual heat indicator is on front of cooker, not on hob - can be hard to see

    Which is the Best Electric Cooker?

    If you are wondering which is the best electric cooker then you are in the perfect spot. You can find the best electric cookers on this page as we break down all of the best features of each one.

    Buying a cooker sure to last you for years to come takes a lot of research and consideration. We have made the job easier by offering you our list of favourite cookers and we’ll also offer advice on what features you need to look out for. The best cooker for one person may not be the ideal pick for somebody else, it is relative to your household.

    Take a look at functions and things that you should factor in before investing in your new electric cooker.

    • Double or Single – Something often asked is whether you should buy a single or double cooker. This depends on your needs, if you’d like to use a grill and oven at the same time then you will need a double oven that allows you to cook sides, main dishes and more, all at once. If not then you can purchase a single electric cooker. There are single models that provide huge capacity.
    • Energy Efficiency – In this day and age, there is no reason to venture into C-rated energy efficiency. There are plenty of A and B rated energy cookers. Not only is that better for our environment but it will also save you significant money on your energy bill.
    • Function – Take a look at added extras such as Bluetooth compatibility, slow cooker features and keep warm functions. They are great additions and worth spending a little extra on but generally, all you need is different power settings, a grill and a fan that spreads heat evenly.
    • Self Clean – Eliminate the dreaded chore of cleaning out your oven with the self-cleaning functions. You can find cookers with enamel and special liners that absorb grease.
    • Dimensions – Before committing to a particular choice you will need to make sure that you check the dimensions of the cooker and what you have available in your kitchen. This list provides a range of cookers including compact ovens, double ovens and single ovens.
    • Capacity – For those preparing meals for an entire family, you will need to take a close look at the capacity. There are some huge cavities of 70-litres plus.
    • Design – If you are spending money on a working, innovative cooker then you want it to be stylish too. Find one that matches your kitchen theme and enjoy its pleasing exterior.
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