Updated 16 May 2018

Home & Co

3L Slow Cooker Black SA-SC-1235 SKU 42321040

Snapshot: The Home & Co 3L Slow Cooker Black SA-SC-1235 has a capacity of 3L. How easy is it to use and how well does it cook?

3L Slow Cooker Black SA-SC-1235 SKU 42321040
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$29

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Test results

Overall score
79
Slow cooking performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Slow cooking chilli beef & beans
?/10
Slow cooking corned beef
?/10

Good points

  • Good result for corned beef.
  • Excellent result for chilli beef.
  • Easy to use.
  • 3 settings (keep warm, low, high).
  • Large lid handle has protection from hot surface.
  • Unit is OK to store (it’s medium-sized and oval).
  • Bowl is dishwasher-safe.

But

  • Cooking bowl has small handles with no grip (so can be difficult to lift when full).
  • Bowl handles can become hot.
  • Lid rattles when cooking on high setting.
  • Smaller 3L capacity.
  • No indicator light.

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
$29
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)
3.9
Dimensions - WxHxD (cm)
38 x 23 x 26
Claimed capacity (L)

3.0

Shape
Oval

Features

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

More Info

Availability

From Kmart only.

Running costs ($/year)

Slow cooking on “low”
37
Slow cooking on “high”
33
Pressure cooking
n/a