Updated 27 Apr 2016

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Elegance 5L Slow Cooker 223

Snapshot: The Zip Elegance 5L Slow Cooker 223’s capacity is a medium-sized 5L. How easy is it to use and how well does it cook?

Elegance 5L Slow Cooker 223
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$150

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Test results

Overall score
82
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 basic instructions plus recipes.
  • Lid handle has finger protection against hot surfaces.
  • Medium-sized 5L capacity.

But

  • Bowl is so large it can be difficult to wash in a dishwasher or even a domestic sink.

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
$150
Type
Slow cooker

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)
4.7
Dimensions - WxHxD (cm)
36 x 29 x 31
Claimed capacity (L)

5.0

Shape
Round

Features

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

More Info

Note

-

Availability

-

Running costs ($/year)

Slow cooking on “low”
56
Slow cooking on “high”
53
Pressure cooking
n/a

Member reviews