Regular ovens are great because they get the job done, but Breville Smart Ovens are in a league of their own. This countertop oven does all of the work for you, but there are a couple of toaster oven cleaning hacks that you should know before attempting to clean the Breville Smart Oven. After you learn the best way to clean toaster oven appliances, you'll be able to make almost anything in this high-tech oven.
Breville Smart Oven
The Breville Smart oven is an 1800-watt countertop oven that automatically adjusts its heating depending on what you're cooking. In the oven, it will evenly bake cookies and pizza as well as toast and roast meat. If you're fortunate enough to own a Breville Smart Oven, then it will speed up your cooking by as much as 30 percent. It's also a super easy oven to clean if you know the toaster oven cleaning hacks.
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According to Breville USA Support, Breville Smart Ovens are made up of the highest quality materials, so you need to be careful with what you choose to clean your oven with. You should go over the toaster oven cleaning hacks before you clean it, especially if you don't want to have to end up googling "Breville toaster oven smoking tips."
Toaster Oven Cleaning Hacks
According to Breville USA Support, you should not use abrasive cleaners, metal scouring pads or metal utensils on the crumb tray, interior or exterior parts of the oven. Abrasive cleaners and metal scouring pads can damage both the enamel finish of the baking pan and broil rack as well as scratch the nonstick coating on the pizza pan. The inside of the Breville oven has a nonstick coating on the walls, so you should be able to clean it with a soft, damp sponge and nonabrasive liquid cleanser. You can also use a mild spray solution as well.
When cleaning the inside of the oven, you shouldn't spray or pour the liquid directly on the surface. Instead, pour the liquid or spray the cleaner on your sponge and make sure you don't touch the quartz heating elements. Before you clean, you have to let the oven cool down, and then you can clean alongside the heating element. Just make sure you don't use any cleaner around it and before you use your oven again, it needs to be 100 percent dry.
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Additional Cleaning Tips
When you get ready to clean the outer body or the door, you also don't want to use any abrasive cleaners. Instead, use a nonabrasive cleaner or mild cleanser and a soft, damp sponge to clean the outer body and door. Make sure to apply the cleaner or cleanser on the sponge instead of on the outer surface. When cleaning the glass door, you want to use a glass cleaner or mild detergent.
The crumb tray inside of the oven needs to be cleaned periodically because crumbs and grease can quickly build up there. If you notice a build-up of crumbs, you can slide out the tray and discard them, but if you have baked-on grease stains, you can soak the crumb tray in warm soapy water. Then you can wash it with a soft sponge. You can also soak the wire rack, broil rack, baking pan and pizza pan in warm soapy water. Keep in mind the wire rack, broil rack, baking pan and pizza pan are dishwasher-safe so you can put them in there as well.