What to Look For Before You Buy the Best Electric Tea Kettle

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Owning a top quality electric tea kettle is a must-have for any tea lover. The best electric tea kettles allow you to enjoy water for your tea (or coffee) heated quickly and conveniently.

Here is what to look for when shopping for the best of the best electric tea kettle:

1. VARIABLE TEMPERATURE CONTROLS: This is a must have in any quality electric water kettle as it allows you to pre select the perfect temperature for your desired brew. The Cuisinart PerfecTemp Electric Kettle (CPK-17), for example, has six such presents for preparing: Delicate Tea, Green Tea, Oolong Tea, White Tea, French Press and Black Tea (i.e. Boil).

Top Pick > Cuisinart PerfectTemp Electric Kettle CPK-17
Cuisinart Perfectemp electric kettle

 

 

 

 

 

2. BEST CONVENIENCE & SAFETY FEATURES:

• Cordless carafe (i.e. electric cord connects to base, not to the kettle itself)
• 360-degree multi-directional swivel base
• “Keep warm” option
• Boil-dry protection with auto safety shut-off
• Ergonomic stay-cool handle
• Beep alert when water is ready

3. HEATS WATER FAST: Best electric tea kettles should be 1000-watt or greater.

Top Pick > Breville IQ Kettle BKE820XL
Breville IQ Kettle BKE820XL

 

 

 

 

 

4. QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: Durable, dent-resistant stainless steel or premium thick glass are best.

5. FILTER: Most of the top-rated electric tea kettles have a removable and washable scale filter.

Top Pick > Breville Crystal Clear Electric Kettle

Breville Crystal Clear Electric Kettle

6. EASY TO CLEAN: The mouth of the kettle should be wide enough to allow reaching the bottom of the pot. A concealed heating element minimizes scale buildup and makes cleaning easier.

Click Here > For a complete list of the best electric tea kettles 

7. HOW IT WOULD LOOK IN YOUR KITCHEN: The most popular electric tea kettles have clean elegant designs for the contemporary kitchen.

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