13.1 KitchenAid KMT423CU

The good

This modern toaster with digital display shows you the function and toasting shade you’ve selected.

The appliance is built with function buttons for customized use.

Cleanup and storage are never tedious.

The KitchenAid KMT423CU offers ease of use.

The KitchenAid KMT423CU 4-Slice Toaster is both durable and stylishly designed.

 

The bad

One of the KitchenAid KMT423CU toaster reviews expresses the user’s wish to have the option to turn off the three beeps at the end of the toasting cycle.

According to the same customer, the setting dials “feel a bit low quality compared to the rest of the unit”, but this is all a matter of preference.

The unit takes up a bit more counter space than other compact models.

 

 

My opinion on this product

 

The digital display with countdown timer illuminates which toasting shade and function have been selected. This feature comes with a progress bar that counts down the toasting time, so you’ll be able to do other chores while keeping an eye on the time left. The toasting is done evenly and at the right speed.

 

The toaster is built with Reheat, Defrost and Bagel buttons, aside from the Keep Warm and Cancel buttons. For keeping toasted foods warm for up to a minute after toasting, the keep warm function is pretty useful. Toasting items to your desired shade is achieved by using all the other functions. With One Touch Control, you can raise and lower the bread on demand even in the middle of the cycle. The LCD display ‘remembers’ the last function and shading set, so you get toasting results that you like every time.

13.2 KitchenAid KMT423CU

The toaster comes with under base cord storage, which allows you to store the cord neatly on the bottom of the unit when it is not in use. The removable crumb tray catches crumbs from toasted bread in a strong, full-width tray, which can be washed in the dishwasher’s top rack.

 

The bread is lowered and raised smoothly, and is also held perfectly centered. The mechanism for this functionality uses two low rpm servo motors that neatly move the rack up and down on the rails. The beep is genuinely audible, so it’s impossible to miss when the toasting is done. The heating wires are designed to use a lower temperature, for truly uniform toasting. The 1 ½-inch bread slots are deep and wide, for even toasting results.

 

With its durable all-metal construction, this is the best toaster from KitchenAid. The stainless steel housing plus steel interior give it a solid build that complements its modern style. The heating wires are built flush against their mounting surface, which contributes to safety as well as durability of the components. The servo lasts a long time, since it doesn’t spin like a motor.

 

Conclusion

Built with an all-metal construction, this best 4 slice toaster delivers more bread at every toasting cycle, which means you can finish preparing the meal in half the time. The attractive metal housing provides the durability plus style you need in an appliance worthy of being displayed on the kitchen counter. Combining quality, functionality and good looks, the KitchenAid KMT423CU 4-Slice Toaster makes a lovely addition to any modern kitchen.

 

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