Updated 27 Apr 2016

Cuisinart

3 in 1 Multi-Cooker MSC-600A

Snapshot: The Cuisinart 3 in 1 Multi-Cooker MSC-600A’s capacity is a medium 5.7L. How easy is it to use and how well does it cook?

3 in 1 Multi-Cooker MSC-600A
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$359

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Test results

Overall score
84
Slow cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Slow cooking chilli beef & beans
?/10
Slow cooking corned beef
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent result for corned beef.
  • Excellent result for chilli beef.
  • Easy to use.
  • Cooking bowl can be placed on stove to sear.
  • Bowl is dishwasher safe.
  • Bowl is non-stick stainless-steel (so is easy to clean).
  • Cooking bowl has good-sized handles (so is easy to remove when full).
  • Has a timer.
  • Has power saving sleep mode.

But

  • Reasonably heavy.
  • Pan is difficult to clean in a domestic sink.
  • Unit can be difficult to store (it’s large and rectangular).

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
$359
Type
Slow cooker plus

More 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)
5.8
Dimensions - WxHxD (cm)
46 x 29 x 28
Claimed capacity (L)

5.7

Shape
Rectangle

Features

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

More Info

Note

-

Availability

-

Running costs ($/year)

Slow cooking on “low”
52
Slow cooking on “high”
41
Pressure cooking
n/a