Morphy Richards Accents 2-Slice Toaster Review

Morphy Richards Accents 2-Slice Toaster 222006 is a brushed stainless steel body device that enables you to toast your bread within a few minutes. It comes with an easy-to-operate knob and allows you to control the browning of your toast, giving it perfect colour and taste too. This model also comes with a removable crumb tray to makes cleaning after toasting a lot easier than before.

Features of the Accents 2-Slice Toaster: 

• Frozen Setting: You can use the frozen setting to defrost your bread straight from the deep freezer without having to warm it elsewhere before putting it into your toaster. 
• Reheat setting: If you are done toasting your bread and it gets cold, you can use this setting to quickly reheat the bread without causing it further browning. 
• 5-setting browning control: You can reset the variable browning up the fifth setting, depending on the level of browning that you require for your bread. 
• Cord Storage. You can carefully tuck away the cord to keep your countertop tidy and save on the space after you are done toasting your bread. 
• It has a high lift feature that enables to retrieve even the small toasts with ease. 

Pros of the toaster: 

• It provides consistent results with the same browning settings over a long period 
• The matte finish on the outside matches with many of the kitchen decor and style choices 
• The removable tray makes cleaning after using the toaster quite fast and hustle-free 
• It has three illuminated buttons; one for reheating, the other one for defrosting and another for cancelling either of the two operations. The buttons let you know what you are doing at a distance, especially if handling other chores at the same time. 

Cons: 

• The toaster tends to get very hot especially if you are toasting several slices of your bread. You may need to let it cool down after use to avoid scalding your hands. 
• You may get uneven browning of the bread that is first unfrozen before toasting 

Ratings 

Usability and Design 

The Accents 2-slice toaster is a sturdily built stainless steel toaster. Stainless steel gives the toaster a modern appearance on the countertop. It also enhances the longevity of the device especially because it gets very hot while working. The interior grills are made of stainless steel material that is easy to clean and does not get stained after repeated use. This toaster gets a 4.9 out of 5 on design and usability. 

Ease of Use 

The toaster comes with three buttons, a knob and a lift lever on the side. These three buttons are for defrosting reheating and cancelling the operation. The knob allows you to vary the intensity of the toasting process and, therefore, the level of the browning. 

This toaster is pretty easy to use even for the people who have never used such a gadget in the past. The process of lowering your toast and setting up the browning level takes less than a minute, and the controls are straightforward. For ease of use, it gets a 4.8 out of 5. 

Features 

Morphy Richards Accents 2 toaster boasts of several features, including, defrosting, reheating and variable browning. The three features cover the basic needs when it comes to toasting. However, the toaster lacks a timer and keeps warm settings that enable it to perform different functions automatically when you are not around. On features, the toaster gets a 3.9 out of 5. 

Verdict 

Morphy Richards Accents 2 toaster is a versatile, durable and easy to use. It offers consistent performance over a long period. In addition, it comes at a reasonable price tag. However, it lacks automatic functions and tends to heat a lot when used for an extended period. We recommend the toaster for beginners into the world of toasting or people looking for sturdy performance with simple settings. Overall, the toaster gets a rating of 4.4 out of 5.