Breville Die-Cast 4-Slice Stainless Steel Smart Toaster
Constructed of die-cast aluminum, Breville's high-tech electronic toaster anticipates your every preference, supplementing five precise toasting levels with a special "a bit more" function that provides a touch of extra browning at the end of the cycle.
- Select from five precise browning settings.
- Five push-button settings: Toast/Cancel, Lift & Look, Bagel, Defrost and A Bit More.
- Choose the "a bit more" setting once initial toasting is complete, and the bread will automatically lower to continue toasting.
- Extra-wide slots accommodate bread, bagels and pastries.
- Lift-and-look feature allows midcycle adjustments.
- Audible signal indicates when toasting is complete.
- Includes a slide-out crumb tray for easy cleanup.
- 4-slice model has independent controls for each pair of slots.
- Brushed-stainless-steel finish.
- Dimensions & More Info
- Model #BTA840XL
- Die-cast stainless-steel construction.
- 4-slice: 11 1/2" x 10 1/4" x 7 1/2" high; 13 lb.; 1800W.
- This product is intended for use in the United States and Canada and is built to United States electrical standards.
- Made in China.
- Use & Care
- Do not operate toaster without crumb tray in place.
- Wipe housing with damp cloth and dry thoroughly.
- Clean out crumb tray regularly.
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- Grandmothers Olive Oil Cake
To make the caramel sauce, in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the sugar and corn syrup. Cook slowly, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture comes to a boil. Boil the syrup, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 300°F.
Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in a few pieces of the butter. Return the pan to medium-high heat and whisk in the remaining butter pieces. The mixture will bubble up. Slowly add the warm cream, never allowing the mixture to stop boiling. Continue to boil, stirring constantly, until the thermometer registers 238°F (soft-ball stage), 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes, then stir in the vanilla. Pour the caramel sauce into a heatproof bowl and let cool to room temperature. The sauce can be covered and refrigerated for up to 3 weeks. To soften it, warm it in a double boiler just before serving.
To make the cake, preheat an oven to 350°F. Line the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper, brush with olive oil and sprinkle with the ground hazelnuts.
In a small bowl, stir together the chopped hazelnuts and the 2 Tbs. sugar. Set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. In another small bowl, combine the milk and vinegar. Set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, combine the egg and the 1/2 cup sugar and beat on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the 1/4 cup olive oil and the lemon zest and beat for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the milk mixture and beat until incorporated, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the flour mixture and beat just until incorporated, 1 to 2 minutes.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle the hazelnut-sugar mixture on top. Bake until the cake is brown around the edges and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 30 to 35 minutes.
Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool completely, about 1 hour. Remove the pan sides. Using a serrated knife, cut the cake into slices. Serve each slice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of the caramel sauce. Serves 8.
Judy Zeidler, Author, The Gourmet Jewish Cook (William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1999). Get the full grandmother's olive oil cake (torte della nonna) recipe
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lina from Tickles my fancy! I've had this toaster for nearly three years and love everything about it. Design is exceptional, it looks smart. Consistent performance, toasts the same way every time based on darkness selection. Love the plug that Breville puts on all their appliances. Most of all I love the whimsy of the "a bit more button"' that still tickles my fancy.Date published: 2017-03-28Rated 5 out of 5 by seancarlin from Well-made toaster This toaster is just plain awesome! It is extremely well made and looks great on any countertop. It does a superb job of toasting any bread. I really like to lift and look feature. I never knew that I would want or enjoy a toaster that automatically puts the toast down and lifts it up when done, but now I love it :) Well done, Breville!Date published: 2017-02-10Rated 1 out of 5 by WNCMountains from DISAPPOINTED THE TOASTER HAS FIVE TOASTING SETTINGS. I HAVE TO PUT IT ON 4 TO I I JUST GET A LIGHT NORMAL TOAST ON THE BREAD. SETTINGS ONE TURNS OUT TOAST WITH NO COLOR LIKE STAEL BREAD AND SO ON. MY PREVIOUS 50.00 TOASTER DID A MUCH BETTER JOB . I AM SURPRISED AT THE TOASTING QUALITY. EXPENSIVE MISTAKE . IF THIS IS NOT NORMAL I WISH I COULD REPLACE IT .Date published: 2016-12-23Rated 5 out of 5 by Kittst from Excellent toaster I have had this toaster for at least 6 years now. It still works, just getting old and starting to get a little quirky. I started out my married life with a Sunbeam 2 slice automatic toaster. after my family grew I needed a 4 slice. I looked everywhere and could not match up with a good one. finally I found this one. I am very happy with this toaster. My 2 slice is still working, my son took possession of it when I got my Breville. I will be a very happy camper if this one lasts as long as the first one I had. It was a little pricy,But you get what you pay for.Date published: 2016-12-07Rated 2 out of 5 by MEBarnes from Average Toaster I have had this toaster tor about one year now. It is very average. I have to put it down twice to get bread properly toasted. One side doesn't work well and the other side is fine. For the money, I expected a better product. I would not buy this again and I don't recommend spending this much money for such an average product.Date published: 2016-09-10Rated 5 out of 5 by Berecz from Great buy! I was skittish after buying this product because of the number of complaints. But I've had this toaster for 2 years and it works as perfectly as it did the first day. The toast is evenly toasted---even enough for us anyway----and contrary to some other reviews, I don't find it takes any longer than any other toaster to do the job. And we use a darker setting. I'm so pleased with it I plan to get one for my daughter and her family for Christmas. It's pricey but I've easily spent that much on one cheaper toaster after another that is woefully inadequate. This is the first one EVER that has worked.Date published: 2015-10-21Rated 1 out of 5 by Annpatsy from Stopped working When I purchased this toaster I loved it. BUT after one year one side quite working. I tried to contact Breville but after waiting 45 min on the phone I gave up. Would not purchase this product again. For the cost it should work for more than a yearDate published: 2015-07-07Rated 5 out of 5 by Cookie202 from Really good Works beautifully. Quiet. Smooth. Breville always has quality appliances. I'm very satisfied.Date published: 2015-06-29