Hamilton Beach 22812 Ensemble Extra-Wide Slot 2-Slice Toaster Review

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Hamilton Beach is a renowned brand for producing kitchen appliances. These include hand mixers, beaters, food processors, juicers, milk furthers, toaster etc. The appliances not only provide high performance and durability, but also comply with the electrical and safety standards and prevent any undesirable accidents.

Such a kind of kitchen appliance is the Hamilton Beach 22812 Ensemble Extra-Wide Slot 2-Slice Toaster, which is our product of the day. Keeping up with the brand name, it provides same high performance with a stylish appearance, all in a very reasonable price.

Warm mode for warmer toast

Suppose you have put your bread in the toaster for toasting and it’s done, but you are not yet ready for the breakfast. No problem, simply turn on the warm mode of the Hamilton Beach 22812. This will keep the toast inside the slot and will keep it warm enough until you are ready. The easy push buttons allow you to select various settings easily.

The Hamilton Beach Ensemble Extra-Wide Slot 2-Slice Toaster can also be used for a night time snack, because the buttons illuminate to help people watch clearly what they are doing. These features make it suitable for home as well as office use, especially for the people on night jobs.

3 varied toaster settings

The Hamilton Beach Ensemble toaster comes with 3 different toast settings. 1st, the Bagel; It will toast your bagel or bread only from top, keeping the lower part still soft and chewy. 2nd, the Toast; it toasts the bread regularly. 3rd, The Cancel; this cancels all the ongoing operations. An automatic turnoff feature is also provided.

This prevents the internal components from overheating and catching a fire, hence keeps the user safe from any hazard. It also prevents your toast from burning. There is also a shade dial through which the user can select a desired degree of shade to which he/she wants his/her toast to be browned.

Specs and features

  • Item Dimensions: 9.06 x 13.5 x 9.06 in
  • Material type: Non-Stick, exterior: Plastic
  • Color: Red
  • Item Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Origin: China
  • Capacity: 2 slices
  • Slot width: 1 ½ inch
  • Voltage: 120 volts

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  • Illuminating push buttons for easy view
  • 3 different settings of Bagel, Toast and Cancel
  • Retractable cord for safe storage
  • Warm mode to keep toast warm in slot until needed
  • Toast boost lifts the toast high enough to grab easily


  • No LED display
  • Inconsistent browning in some cases


The Hamilton Beach 22812 Ensemble Extra-Wide Slot 2-Slice Toaster is an ideal toaster for home use within this price range. All the features integrate well to provide a scrumptious breakfast or a quick snack at home or office. The cord is retractable and offers easy and safe storage.

The appliance is compact and can also be taken to trips or camping sites, depending upon electric supply. It has a sleek and shiny appearance and a bright red color, which imparts aesthetic appeal to your kitchen. Current users are happy with their choice and recommend it for purchase.