The Best Deep Fryers of 2018 w/ Reviews & Comparison

By | June 7, 2018

There are a lot of Deep Fryer models available out there, right? It’s not really uncommon to come across a discussion which is more of a debate about the best one among them. Well, most people seem to be driven by emotions or love towards a particular line of products or a particular model.

In today’s article, Corrie Cooks is going to factually find out which is the best Deep Fryer out there. We hope that we’d be able to figure out which is the best Deep Fryer available for you right now if we judge it on a logical basis while not losing track of practicality and facts.

So, let’s get started!

Deep Fryer Reviews – The Top 6 Consumer Models Sold Today

As I just remarked, there are quite a few Deep Fryer models available out there right now. However, it doesn’t mean that all of them rank the same. Some are way better in comparison to the others and some are actually just pure unique. So, we have to study them one by one to find out which ones are the best.

In this article, we’re going to study the Top 6 Consumer-Favorite models. We are going to find out what they exactly offer that the people love them so much. Feel interested yet? Well then, don’t forget to read this article till the very end!

1. T-fal FR8000 3.5-Liter Immersion Deep Fryer

Fan Quote: “Fan Favorite – The Best Deep Fryer for Your Money”

The T-fal FR8000 3.5 Liter Immersion Deep Fryer is better known as the T-fal FR8000 Deep Fryer. This model is by far one of the most loved models that are available out there in case of Deep Fryers. Let us take a look at why most people who use seem to love it the most:

The T-fal FR8000T-fal FR8000 Deep Fryer is one hell of a functional model. With features such as the extra tray with no other models offer you with, it’s unique in it’s own way. This makes this model a really great and preferred model for many.

  • If we compare the T-fal FR8000 to the T-fal Mini, we’ll find that this model is actually better. It has a more preferred size because the mini model is actually too small to even cook properly for two people. As long as you aren’t cooking for only yourself, everyone prefers sticking to this one.
  • Again, the T-fal FR8000 is more expensive in comparison to the Presto 05420 FryDaddy (click here for all the differences between the two). However, it is so much more functional and has such a better quality in comparison that it’s actually worth it. That’s why people say that this model actually is a value for money model though it’s not cheap.

Full Review of the T-fal FR8000 Immersion Deep Fryer


2. Hamilton Beach Deep Fryer with Cool Touch, 2-Liter

Fan Quote: “The Best Entry Level Deep Fryer (Cheap)”

The Hamilton Beach 35021 Deep Fryer has become the symbol of the Hamilton line of products. This device is not only affordable but also hugely versatile and functional. This device provides you with quite a few features such as :Hamilton Beach 35021 Deep Fryer

  • This Device has an automated lid system that makes it much more enhanced and futuristic. This makes it a really great model to go for.
  • Also, you might wonder why the Hamilton Beach is more expensive than the Presto FryDaddy. Read our comparison article to find out how it’s still actually worth it.
  • Again, from our comparison article between this model and the Presto FryDaddy you can easily see that this model has a far better quality than that model.

This model is also known for being the icon of the Hamilton Line of products. However there are other products there as well, like the Hamilton Beach 35033 Deep Fryer. Click here to find out how these two differ from one another.

Full Review of the Hamilton Beach Deep Fryer


3. Presto 05420 FryDaddy Electric Deep Fryer

Fan Quote: “A Great Deep Fryer That Uses Less Oil Per Serving”

And finally, Presto 05420we come to the Presto FryDaddy! The FryDaddy is one of the most discussed Deep Fryers of all time. This model is loved by some while it’s absolutely hated by some. It’s features make a clear distinction among people who either love it or hate it- there’s no one in the middle!

You must be wondering about what kind of features it must have. After all, what does one require to be in a place where they must either be absolutely hated or just loved? Well, let’s take a look at it’s main features, then!

  • People are right about this machine being super simple. I’d say that it’s even simpler than the T-fal ActiFry Air Fryer! All you have to do is plug it in. There’s no settings for you to choose from. While it makes it simple, it doesn’t let it remain as versatile as it could have been like the FR8000 (click here for the differences between the FR8000 and the FryDaddy).
  • This model is one of the cheapest you can find out there, making it one of the first choices for many. In fact, it’s even cheaper than the Hamilton Beach Deep Fryer (click here for more differences between them).
  • However, this model has one major drawback. It has a plastic lid. This makes you unable to cook with the lid on. This makes this model a really bad choice for people who are looking to cook something properly. This is one of the main things that makes most of the haters hate it. This makes this model a lot less versatile and a lot less useful.

 

Full Review of the Presto 05420 Electric Deep Fryer


4. Hamilton Beach 35033 12-Cup Oil Capacity Deep Fryer

Fan Quote: “The Best Large Deep Fryer For the Home”

The Hamilton Beach 35033 Deep Fryer is a moderately large model. This model is basically the opposite model of the T-fal mini model (click here for the differences between the two). However, this model is still a really loved model. This model is from the beloved Hamilton line of products.

So, let us, without further ado, take a look at the main features of this model:

Hamilton Beach 35033 Deep Fryer

Full Review of the Hamilton Beach 35033 Deep Fryer


5. T-fal FF492D Stainless Steel 1.2-Liter Mini Deep Fryer

Fan Quote: “The Best Small Deep Fryer For Sale”

Aha! Now we get to talk about the T-fal mini. This model is almost the same as the FR8000 Deep Fryer from T-fal (click here for a page on Corrie Cooks dedicated to differentiating between these two extremely similar models). So, this model is also one of the most loved models.

In fact, this is the most loved small-sized model that’s available out there. This makes it really important to take a look at what exactly this model offers. So, the main features of this model might be summed up as:

  • This Deep Fryer has an oil capacity of 1.2 Litres and a food capacity of about 0.66 pounds. This makes it, as I just remarked, one of the smallest Deep Fryers available out there. And as such, it’s really unique and loved in it’s very own way.
  • There are also temperature settings that you can choose from to ensure that it’s cooked at the right temperature. This feature is absent in the T-fal ActiFry Air Fryer.
  • This Deep Fryer, while small, isn’t exactly cheap. The Presto FryDaddy, in contrast, is one of the cheapest. Click here to find out more about the differences between these two models.


6. Presto 05466 Stainless Steel Dual Basket Deep Fryer

Fan Quote: “The Best Dual Basket Deep Fryer”

The Presto 05466 Dual Basket Deep Fryer is a really famous model. Most models are famous for conventional reasons but this model is rightly famous for being unique. This is one of the only models available out there that give you two baskets.

You might have heard of several kinds of functionalities. You might have even seen really versatile models. But this just takes it all to the next level. The two baskets allow you to cook two things at the same time. At the same time, it also makes the whole device larger than what it otherwise could be. This makes this device a really nice choice for you if you’re looking for a large Deep Fryer. It’s also a great choice for people trying to prepare multiple things together.

So, let us now take a detailed lPresto 05466ook at what this model exactly offers. So, the main features of the Presto 05466 Dual Basket Deep Fryer might be summed up in the following points:

  • As I just remarked, this device has two baskets for you. The two baskets allow you to cook two things at the same time. At the same time, it also makes the whole device larger than what it otherwise could be. This makes this device a really nice choice for you if you’re looking for a large Deep Fryer. It’s also a great choice for people trying to prepare multiple things together. This gives this device a capacity pretty similar to the Hamilton Beach 35033 Deep Fryer (click here for the differences between them).
  • There are also temperature settings that you can choose from to ensure that it’s cooked at the right temperature. This feature is absent in the T-fal ActiFry Air Fryer and Presto 05420 FryDaddy.
  • This model isn’t overly expensive but it still isn’t as affordable as the Presto 05420 FryDaddy. The Presto FryDaddy, in comparison, is just way more affordable than even this model (click here for the differences between the two).

Full Review of the Presto 05466 Deep Fryer

 

Buyer’s Guide

Here are a few hints for you to be able to understand which is the best model. The best model isn’t always importantly the cheapest model or the most functional one. It’s the one that provides you with the right balance from everything. Let us take a look at a few things that help us judge a model:

  1. One of the most important things is capacity. Of course, every model has a specific capacity making it different from models of other capacities even if everything else is the same. Also, capacity plays a very important role for people who are to buy it because it must serve their needs too. So, Capacity is a really important thing when it comes to judging a model.
  2. Next comes the functionality and versatility part. The functionality and versatility of a model is like the main reason why you’re buying it. You’re a buying a model to make it serve your purposes. This makes it super important to understand that it’s only possible with the right functionality and versatility levels. This makes this a really important thing to judge a model by.
  3. And then, of course, is the Economic Factor. This is as important here as it is everywhere else. The right model for you, if it costs 5 times your budget, isn’t the right model for you anymore. This makes it really important to actually know how much you’re going to pay for what. So of course,the Economic factor is one of the most important things that you want to consider when it comes to buying anything.
  4. On a side note, we also consider the safety of a model. A model’s safety level is essential for both you and your device. Yes, while all companies try to keep their models safe, it’s still a thing that you must keep an eye on. This is because safety is one of the things that you can never even think on compromising.
  5. Opinion of people who have used it is also a really important thing that we often tend to consider. People who have used it besides us have a hands-on experience with it. They know what the precise problems are and might often show us something we’ve missed. So, those are really important ones to consider as well.

Deep Fryer Comparison Information

So, in order to find the best models, we had to compare these Deep Fryers with one another. You can go around on our site a little bit and you’ll find that we have reviewed all the models and that we’ve differentiated between all of them one by one.

We took care to consider all the points we just mentioned. And we also kept in mind that it should be both authentic and informative for you at the same time. So, Corrie Cooks hopes that you will able to find the right model for yourself with the help of this article and all the others.

Now, let us take a look at some of the commonly asked questions about Deep Fryers.

Deep Fryer FAQ

Here are some Frequently asked questions about the Deep Fryers. Let’s find out the right answers for these questions so that you can easily find the best model for yourself!

  • What is a Deep Fryer, to begin with?
    A question that you might come across at the first place is what a Deep Fryer actually is. A Deep Fryer is a device that lets you perfectly fry your food with oil. While the Air Fryer fries it without oil, the Deep Fryer fries it with only oil and without anything else.
  • What is the Capacity of a Deep Fryer?
    The Capacity of the Deep Fryer is the amount of food you can cook in it. For a Deep Fryer, a capacity is denoted in one of two ways. The Oil Capacity refers to the amount of oil that the Deep Fryer can hold inside it. The Food Capacity, on the other hand, shows how much food you can prepare with the Deep Fryer. While the Food capacity is more relevant, the Oil Capacity is the usual unit of measurement in this case.
  • What is a “Basket” of a Deep Fryer?
    The Basket of a Deep Fryer usually refers to the container inside the device where you put your food to fry. This basket is usually the thing carrying the food and so the size of the basket determines the food capacity of your Deep Fryer. In other words, the larger the basket the higher the food capacity and vice versa.
  • What to do if I like none of the models available?
    It might be the case for some people that they like none of the presently available models. Well, it’s alright you know, everyone doesn’t like everything. You might stick to the conventional way of frying food or you might even consider getting an Air Fryer then. Alternatively, you might also want to wait until some other model comes out that you’d love!
  • Can I use the same oil to cook several times?
    One of the main things that I was concerned about was the oil. I was worried that I’d have to throw away all the oil after just one use and that would be a wastage. However, that’s not at all the case and you can relax. In fact, the same oil can be used for about 5-6 times without having any problems with it. After that, you would obviously have to get some new oil to continue your frying!
  • What is this “Preheat” thing? How long does it take?
    The “Preheat” feature is basically that of heating the oil before you start to fry. You obviously won’t put the food in cold oil and then start to heat it. First of all, you have to heat the oil to a specific temperature before you put the food in it. This is what the “Preheat” feature means in case of the Deep Fryer. The amount of time that it might take depends on the kind of heating element you have. Usually, immersed heating elements heat up the oil quicker than non-immersed heating elements.

Conclusion

So, at the end of the day, these are the main Deep Fryers that are available right now for you! However, when you go for buying the right one, you must keep in mind that you buy the right one for you.

The right one for you might not always be the best one available out there. The right one for you depends on your specific needs. The right model for you is the model that serves all your needs at the most affordable price. So, you have to keep your eyes and ears open and you have to do your research. Only after that must you go out and buy the model that would be the best for you and the most suited for your needs!

Corrie Cooks is here for you all the time to guide you to achieving your dreams of a perfect kitchen! Keep checking out our site to find out more and more about kitchen appliances and suggestions on which ones might be actually worth going for.

Once again, we here at Corrie Cooks are here for you and hope that we can provide you with the best! Looking forward to your next visit on our site, we take our leave now!


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