Updated 27 Apr 2016

Breville

the Flavour Maker BSC560

Snapshot: The Breville the Flavour Maker BSC560’s capacity is a large 7L. How easy is it to use and how well does it cook?

the Flavour Maker BSC560
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$340

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Test results

Overall score
85
Slow cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Slow cooking chilli beef & beans
?/10
Slow cooking corned beef
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent results for our corned beef and chilli beef.
  • Easy to use.
  • Has comprehensive instructions plus recipes.
  • Has removable cord (so you can use the cooker as a serving dish).
  • Non-stick pan can be placed on hob for searing – it sits comfortably on any hob except induction.
  • Stainless-steel rack supplied for roasting.
  • Large 7L capacity.

But

  • Lid handle has no finger protection against hot surfaces.
  • Pan is so large it can be difficult to wash in a dishwasher or even a domestic sink.
  • Expensive.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Corned beef (30%): tested performance on a “low” setting.
Chilli beef and beans (30%): tested performance on a “high” setting.
Ease of use (40%): assessed ease of assembly, storage, controls and cleaning.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$340
Type
Slow cooker

Multi-cooker test results (/10)

Pressure cooking performance
n/a
Pressure cooking lamb shanks
n/a
Pressure cooking chilli beef & beans
n/a
Cooking brown rice
n/a
Cooking jasmine rice
n/a

Specifications

Weight (kg)
4.8
Dimensions - WxHxD (cm)
47 x 28 x 23
Claimed capacity (L)

7.0

Shape
Rectangle

Features

Auto setting
Yes
Dishwasher safe
Yes
Sear
Yes
Steam
No
Warm
No
Pressure settings
n/a
Pressure-release valve
n/a

More Info

Availability

-

Running costs ($/year)

Slow cooking on “low”
65
Slow cooking on “high”
64
Pressure cooking
n/a

Member reviews