BLACK+DECKER HF110SBD Review
The Black & Decker Purifry is an air fryer that bridges the gaps between bargain basement pricing and high end features, between compact size and adequate capacity. This simple, manually controlled air fryer sports a sleek design as well as helpful features, such as a basket separator that allows you to cook two types of food at once.
This model is essentially the same as the newer HF100WD. The only differences are the slight changes in appearance and weight.
- Basket separator allows you to cook two kinds of food at once.
- Nonstick surfaces and dishwasher safe removable parts make for an easy clean up.
- Sixty minute timer and 400 degree temperature range exceed that of most comparable models.
- A great choice for bargain hunters in the under one hundred dollar range,
Some may find that the small lettering on the control dials is difficult to read.
Additional accessories are not available from the manufacturer.
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What Comes in the Box
When you unpack your Black & Decker Purifry air fryer, you will find the air fryer appliance, a removable pan, air frying basket, and a basket separator. The instruction manual will help you get to know your machine, with usage tips such as recommended temperatures, cooking times, and food quantities.
Weight, Size & Appearance
This sturdy little air fryer comes in two colors: a black and stainless steel exterior, or a white exterior with a black control panel. The primary component of the exterior is plastic. Its controls consist of two manual knobs, and indicator lights are located on the appliance face.
The base of the Black & Decker Purifry is 9.8 inches by 11 inches, and it is 11.5 inches in height. This gives it a slightly smaller footprint, and requires less overhead counter clearance, than many comparable models. The Purifry weighs approximately 12.4 pounds.
Cooking Capacity & Basket
The Black & Decker Purifry has a 2 liter (8 cup) capacity, allowing you to prepare two to four servings of your favorite food at once. That means you can cook up to one pound of French fries in a single cycle. Uniquely, this model features a basket separator that allows you to prepare two different kinds of food at once.
The air fryer basket and separator have a nonstick coating and are dishwasher safe, ensuring an easy cleanup. Accourding the the manufacturer, the nonstick coating is “stable, inert, non-reactive, non-toxic and are PFOA-free.” The pan beneath the basket also has a nonstick coating, but it is not dishwasher safe.
This model is equipped with a 60 minute timer, allowing cook times twice as long as comparable models. This air fryer is capable of reaching temperatures up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, 10 degrees hotter than most comparable air fryers. This energy efficient appliance has a wattage of 1200 to 1225 watts and a voltage of 120 volts.
BLACK+DECKER HF110SBD Features
The Black & Decker Purifry air fryer uses manual control knobs, one for temperature and the other for cook time. The variable temperature control can be set within the range of 175 degrees to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. There are also two indicator lights for your convenience. One lights up when the appliance is powered on. The other alights during the preheat cycle, and turns off to let you know that your desired temperature has been reached. The cooking timer may be set up to 60 minutes, allowing for cook times twice that of many similar models.
The removable basket has a nonstick cooking surface for ease of cleanup. A unique feature of this air fryer is the basket separator, which allows you to prepare to different kinds of food at once without mixing their flavors.
This Black & Decker model has the added safety features of a cool-touch handle and auto-off function. When the specified time is reached, the appliance automatically shuts itself off. The basket handle is designed to remain cool even when the basket itself reaches 400 degrees, helping to prevent accidental burns.
Dedicated accessories for the Black & Decker Purifry are not currently available. Some universal air fryer accessories may work with this model. Black & Decker specific cookbooks are available.
What Customers are Saying
More than fifty percent of users give the Black & Decker Purifry air fryer highly positive ratings. Comments such as “amazing,” “fast,” and “beyond my expectations” are common sentiments in consumer reviews. Customers also deem the Black & Decker Purifry a “great investment” due to its low price.
The most common complaint about the Black & Decker Purifry was that the small lettering on the control dials is difficult to read. Some said that they would prefer digital controls.
Warranty & Guarantee
The Black & Decker Purifry air fryer has a two year limited warranty from the manufacturer. Additional warranties may be available from your retailer of choice at the time of purchase.
What are the best features of this product?
- Dual convection fans circulate heated air efficiently.
- The included basket separator allows you to cook two of your favorite foods at one time.
- Dishwasher safe, nonstick parts allow for easy clean up.
- Extra long 60 minute timer and super hot 400 degree temperature controls give you more customized cooking versatility.
- Two year warranty is double that of most other models.
Should I Buy the BLACK+DECKER HF110SBD?
Nearly 80 percent of users would recommend the Black & Decker Purifry air fryer to others. This model performs well in comparison to similar models, creating crispy treats. Its nonstick, dishwasher safe parts make cleanup a breeze. It excels in timer length, maximum temperature, and in length of warranty. All of this comes as a great price, as this model rests on the lower end of the air fryer pricing spectrum.
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|Brand||BLACK & DECKER|
|Warranty||Two-year limited warranty|
|Capacity Volume||2.1 quarts|
|Dimensions (inches)||13.8 x 12.5 x 12.2|
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