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Compact Deep Fryer


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Adjustable ThermostatOn Indicator Light


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Deep Fryer
Capacity (L)
Capacity (oz.)
Capacity (qt.)
Adjustable Thermostat,On Indicator Light
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Fry Basket,Recipe Book
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Product Overview

The Cuisinart CDF-100 Compact Deep Fryer is a deep fryer that takes up less counter space. Designed to fry batches up to 3/4 of a lb. in just 1.1 l of oil, this is a great deep fryer even for spur-of-the-moment snacks and meals. The compact design allows creative cooks to prepare fried calamari to top a salad, and moms to fry up mozzarella sticks for kids. Temperatures up to 375°F and a die-cast frying bowl maintain selected oil temperatures for restaurant-quality results. Easy-to-use, Easy-to-clean, and simple to store, it could make deep frying an everyday event.

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  • 4.5
    out of 164 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
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You should buy this.
This is the perfect size for 2 -3 people. It’s about the size of a toaster. Cooks great. Easy to clean. The basket and cord fit inside fryer for storage. I fry with the lid off but you can fry with the lid on (probably recommended) the lid is dishwasher safe. Wipe down the outside. Easy pour spout if you need to get the oil back in a bottle. Easy to use and easy to clean up and store. This was a really good buy.
by Mudpie
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Great little machine.
Heats quickly and makes amazing fried pickles and French fries. It is too small for my family of 5.
by Blondecooking
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I love my compact deep fryer!!!
I love my new deep fryer! The handle is attached so unlike my old deep fryer it doesn't fall off! The food does not stick to the basket like others.
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This is one of the best kitchen appliances I've ever...
This is one of the best kitchen appliances I've ever purchased! I stopped frying chicken because it just never came out right but now.....I am back to frying chicken and it is delicious. It's even super good and crunchy the next day! I'm frying pork chops as I type! I love my new Cuisinart frye
by SwertD
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Just right for single servings
I have a small kitchen, and I'm usually cooking for just one, so this little fryer fits perfectly into my lifestyle. My favorite features besides the small size: handles that stay cool, temperature dial and a light that lets you know when it's ready, two fill lines, pour spout, a charcoal filter, and a booklet that includes recipes. The one improvement they could make is to add more settings on the termp. dial; french fries are cooked first at 300° and then at 375°, but the dial doesn't show you where 300° is.
by CarolR
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Cuisinart Compact Deep Fryer
Does it’s job, but the reservoir holds more oil than is necessary and creates waste. Also, no on/off switch. Small window in lid that fogs up and is pretty much useless.
by Ronald L
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Very Good Compact Deep Fryer
This is my second Cuisinart Compact Deep Fryer. The first one I used it for about 15 years. Very happy with it and bought a new one.
by zoko9
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Perfect little fryer
I live this little deep fryer. Although it takes awhile to heat up once it’s at the desired temp does an excellent job off keeping it there. Ez to empty and clean. Very help to have the temperature control and the little basket works great. I’ve had all kinds of deep fryer including a very fancy built in one that was a huge pain to clean. Takes up minimal counter space. Great for small as well as larger tasks. Fir larger tasks it may take a little longer to get it all done but more than makes up for it in the ease of cleaning and use friendly simplicity
by Smallest kitchen
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Love it!
Great little deep fryer. However if you deep fry things regularly or in large portions maybe opt for the larger size. It also only heats to 375 which is fine for me, but something to be aware of. This is perfect for deep frying for 1-2 people. I am so happy with all of my Cuisinart products!
by Shayne
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Dead fish
Used the deep fryer to fry fish. After cooking one piece of fish it died. Not recommended.
by D Tuttle
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