Cuisinart CEC-7C Specifications

Egg Cooker
For your safety and continued enjoyment of this product,
always read the instruction book carefully before using.
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9. Do not use the Cuisinart® Egg
Cooker for anything other than its
intended use.
10. To avoid the possibility of the
Egg Cooker being accidentally
pulled off work area, which could
result in damage to the Egg Cooker
or in personal injury, do not let cord
hang over edge of table or counter.
When using an electrical appliance, basic
safety precautions should always be followed:
2. To protect against risk of
electrical shock, do not immerse the
Cuisinart® Egg Cooker in water or
any other liquid. If the Cuisinart® Egg
Cooker falls into liquid, unplug the
cord from outlet immediately. DO
NOT reach into the liquid.
11. To avoid damage to cord and
possible fire or electrocution
hazard, do not let cord contact hot
surfaces, including a stove.
12. Do not operate Egg Cooker in water
or under running water.
3. To avoid possible accidental injury,
close supervision is necessary
when any appliance is used by or
near children.
4. Unplug from outlet when not in use,
before putting on or taking off parts,
and before cleaning.
5. Avoid contact with moving parts.
6. Do not operate any appliance with a
damaged cord or plug or after the
appliance has malfunctioned or has
been dropped or damaged in any
way or is not operating properly.
Return the appliance to the
nearest Cuisinart Repair Center for
examination, repair, mechanical or
electrical adjustment.
This appliance has a polarized plug (one
prong is wider than the other). As a safety feature, this plug will fit into a polarized
outlet only one way.
If the plug does not fit fully into the
outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not
fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not
attempt to defeat this safety feature.
7. The use of attachments not
recommended by Cuisinart may
cause fire, electrical shock, or risk of
8. Do not use outdoors or anywhere the
cord or motor body might come into
contact with water while in use.
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6. B
eaker w/ Piercing Pin: Fill lines
on beaker indicate the amount of water
to add for the way you’d like your eggs
cooked. Piercing pin allows you to
pierce the eggs to prevent the shells
from cracking while cooking.
NOTE: Piercing pin is extremely
sharp - use caution when
removing protective cover.
Important Safeguards . . . . . . . . . . 1
Features and Benefits . . . . . . . . . . 2
Assembly Instructions . . . . . . . . . . 3
Tips and Hints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Cleaning and Maintenance . . . . . . 5
7. E
gg Holder: Two holders keep eggs
in place for serving.
(not shown)
Recipes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . 7
8. O
n/Off Switch with Automatic
Shutoff: When eggs are finished
cooking, a continuous audible tone will
sound until the egg cooker is manually
turned off.
1. L
id: Stylish Rounded Stainless Steel lid
with steam vents.
9. B
PA-Free (not shown): All parts
that come in Contact with food are
2. P
oaching Tray: Allows you to poach
up to three eggs.
3. C
ooking Tray: Holds up to
7 eggs in shells to cook hard,
medium or soft.
4. B
ase: Nonstick coating makes cleanup easy.
5. Indicator Light: When switch is
in the “On” position, indicator light will
turn on. When the switch is in the “Off”
position, the light will turn off.
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water. If they sink, they are fresh –
if they float, they are not.
•To prevent the development of bacteria
in cooked egg dishes, eggs should not
be left at room temperature longer than
2 hours (count preparation as well as
serving time.)
To assemble your Cuisinart® Egg Cooker:
1. Rinse the lid, poaching tray and cooking rack in hot soapy water or in a
dishwasher (top rack only). DO NOT
submerge base of unit. Base can be
wiped clean with a damp cloth. Please
refer to the Cleaning Instructions
section for more information.
•Chill and refrigerate hard cooked eggs
immediately after removing from the
Egg Cooker. For best results, plunge
cooked eggs into a bowl of ice water this will stop the cooking process and
prevent a dark ring from developing
around the yolk.
2. Place poaching tray, beaker and egg
holders next to the unit. CAUTION:
Piercing Pin on base of beaker is
extremely sharp.
•Is the egg hard cooked or raw? Can’t
recall which ones you have cooked?
Play spin the egg. A cooked egg will
spin, a raw egg will wobble.
3. Position the cooking tray over the
base. Ribs on side handles should be
facing upward.
•Fresher eggs (less than a week old)
are harder to peel than those a
little older.
4. Place the stainless steel lid over the
cooking tray.
5. Plug in power cord. Your egg
cooker is now assembled for use.
•To peel hard cooked eggs easily, roll
gently on the counter, using the palm of
your hand to crack. Dip in a bowl of
cold water and begin peeling from the
larger end.
•When purchasing eggs, choose
only those eggs that are stored in a
refrigerator case. Refrigerate eggs
until ready to use. (For baking, eggs
may be placed in a bowl of warm
water for 5 to 10 minutes to bring
them safely to “room temperature”
for best baking results.)
•Hard cooked eggs in the shell will keep
for up to one week properly refrigerated. Hard cooked eggs out of the shell
should be used immediately.
•Hard cooked eggs that have been colored and displayed decoratively should
not be consumed - enjoy their colorful
display and discard. Cook extra eggs
for eating and consider the discarded
eggs an inexpensive way to decorate.
•Eggs should be stored in the carton in
which they were purchased to keep
them from drying out and absorbing
refrigerator odors. The eggs should be
in the carton large end up - this will
help them stay fresh longer and will
keep the yolks centered.
•Hard cooked eggs make a colorful, flavorful and nutritious garnish. They can
be sliced, wedged, finely chopped or
pressed through a fine sieve to make
a powder-like garnish.
•Don’t know if your eggs are fresh?
Place them in a bowl of salted cool
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8. Place lid on top of unit and slide
power switch to the “On” position.
Indicator light will be lit.
•To serve soft or medium-cooked eggs
out of the shell, break the shell through
the center of the egg with a knife. Use
a teaspoon to scoop the egg out of
each half onto a serving dish or piece
of toast.
9. When liquid is completely evaporated, the eggs will be cooked to the
desired consistency. Cooking time
will vary depending on the number of
eggs and consistency. See
Approximate Cooking Time Chart,
page 5.
•To serve soft or medium-cooked eggs
in a cup, place the egg in a cup, small
end down. Slice off the large end,
about one inch from the top, using a
knife or egg scissors. Eat from the shell
with a teaspoon or serve with toast
strips to dip in the soft yolk.
10. When cooking is complete, a
continuous audible tone will sound
and indicator light will turn off.
11. Slide power switch to the “Off” position. NOTE: Once the unit cools off, it
will automatically turn on again if the
switch is not in the “Off “ position.
1. F
1. Place egg cooker on a clean,
dry surface.
12. Remove eggs immediately to
prevent overcooking.
2. Remove lid and cooking rack.
13. Run cold water over eggs.
3. Determine the consistency of cooked
eggs preferred (Hard, Medium or
Soft). Using the measuring beaker,
locate the consistency and number
of eggs to be cooked. Fill to the
appropriate line with cold water.
For best results, use distilled water,
since tap water has minerals that
can cause discoloration of the eggs.
14. Eggs are now ready to serve.
For Additional Eggs:
1. To remove possible mineral
buildup, moisten a paper towel with
one tablespoon white
vinegar and wipe the heating plate
4.Pour cold water into heating plate.
2. Repeat steps 1-14.
5.Place cooking rack on top
of base.
* Cooking times will vary slightly
depending on number and size of eggs,
temperature of eggs prior to cooking,
temperature and amount of water used,
altitude and length of time eggs remain
in cooker following cooking cycle.
6. Rinse the number of eggs desired –
cook up to 7 eggs at one time.
7. Using the piercing pin located under
the beaker, pierce the large end of
each egg and place in cooking tray.
Rinse pin after use.
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Consistency of Egg Desired Number of Eggs Approx. Cooking Time
SOFT (Runny Center) 1-7 8-9 minutes*
MEDIUM (Partially Cooked Center) 1-7 13-14 minutes*
HARD (Fully Cooked Center) 1-7 16-18 minutes*
12. Use small spatula to remove poached
eggs from tray.
1. Place egg cooker on a clean,
dry surface.
2. Remove lid and cooking tray.
Number of Eggs: 1-3
Approx. Cooking Time: 17 minutes
3. Fill beaker with cold water to the
Medium 1-3 eggs line. Pour cold
water into heating plate.
4. Lightly butter or spray vegetable oil
on poaching tray.
Always unplug your Cuisinart® Egg
Cooker from the electrical outlet before
5. Break one egg for each poaching
section – cooks up to three poached
Wash lid, cooking and poaching trays in
hot, soapy water or in the top shelf of a
6. Place cooking tray on base and place
poaching tray on top of cooking tray.
Clean heating plate with a paper towel
moistened with one tablespoon white
vinegar. This removes any mineral deposits left behind from the water and also
works as an antibacterial agent. You may
wipe the heating plate using water and a
damp cloth if desired.
7. Place lid on top of unit and slide
power switch to the “On” position.
Indicator light will be lit.
8. When liquid is completely
evaporated, the eggs will be
poached. See Approximate Cooking
Time Chart.
NOTE: If unit is not cleaned with white
vinegar (see above) on a regular basis,
minerals naturally occurring in water will
build up and cause discoloration of eggshells. However, discoloration of
the eggshells does not affect the taste
of the eggs.
9. When cooking is complete, a
continuous audible tone will sound
and indicator light will turn off.
10. Slide power switch to the “Off” position. NOTE: Once the unit cools off, it
will automatically turn on again if the
switch is not in the “Off “ position.
Wipe main body housing with a
damp cloth.
DO NOT immerse in water.
11. Remove eggs immediately to
prevent overcooking.
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Spoon the deviled yolk mixture into the
reserved egg white halves. Or place the
deviled yolk mixture in a 1-quart freezer
weight plastic bag. Cut about 1/4 inch
off one corner of the bag. Use the bag to
squeeze the yolk mixture into each egg
white half. Refrigerate until ready to
serve. Just before serving, sprinkle with
paprika or chopped fresh parsley or
Use the cord wrap feature located underneath the unit to store extra cord.
Place clean cooking tray, poaching tray,
beaker and egg holders inside the egg
cooker for storage.
Deviled Eggs
Perfectly cooked eggs from the
Cuisinart™ Egg Cooker make
our version of this American
picnic classic simple to prepare.
Nutritional information per serving
(two halves):
Calories 98 (68% from fat) • carb. 1g
pro. 6g • fat 7g • sat. fat 2g • chol. 214mg
sod. 174mg • calc. 25mg • fiber 0g
Makes 14 deviled egg halves
hard cooked eggs,
completely cooled
tablespoons low-fat
tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
Serving tips:
If you don’t have a “deviled egg” plate,
make a bed of alfalfa or radish sprouts
on a plate to steady eggs for serving.
To transport and store deviled eggs safely for a picnic, make filling and place in
sealed food storage bag. Place egg
whites in separate storage container. Chill
both in cooler with ice. When you are
ready to serve eggs, pipe the chilled filling into the chilled whites and Voilà – you
have safe deviled eggs.
1/8 teaspoon Kosher salt
3-5 drops Tabasco® or other
hot sauce
Remove shells from eggs and discard.
Slice each egg in half lengthwise. Wipe
the knife with a paper towel after slicing
each egg, to prevent the yolk from showing on the white. Remove yolks and
arrange whites on a plate.
Place the egg yolks in the work bowl of a
Cuisinart® Mini Prep Processor and pulse
to break up, 5 times. Scrape the work
bowl. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, salt
and hot sauce to taste. Process for
10 seconds on Grind; scrape the work
bowl. Process 10 seconds on Chop;
scrape the work bowl.
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Egg Salad
This basic egg salad is great
for sandwiches. It can be
“dressed up” by adding chopped
green onion or shallot, chopped
pickles, chopped sun-dried
tomatoes or chopped fresh herbs.
Three-Year Limited
This warranty supersedes all previous
warranties on Cuisinart® Egg Cooker.
This warranty is available to consumers
only. You are a consumer if you own a
Cuisinart® Egg Cooker that was purchased at retail for personal, family, or
household use. Except as otherwise
required under applicable state law, this
warranty is not available to retailers or
other commercial purchasers or owners.
We warrant that your Cuisinart® Egg
Cooker will be free of defects in material
or workmanship under normal home use
for three years from the date of original
Makes about 2 cups/4 servings
hard cooked eggs,
completely cooled
1/2 stalk celery, about 4 inches,
cut in 1-inch pieces
1/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground
white or black pepper
Remove shells from eggs and
discard. Cut eggs in quarters and
We recommend that you visit our website, for a fast, efficient way to complete your product registration. However, product registration
does not eliminate the need for the consumer to maintain the original proof of
purchase in order to obtain the warranty
benefits. In the event that you do not
have proof of purchase date, the purchase date for purposes of this warranty
will be the date of manufacture.
Place the celery in the work bowl of
a Cuisinart® Food Processor. Pulse to
chop finely, about 15 times; scrape the
work bowl. Add the quartered eggs to
the work bowl; pulse 5 times to chop
roughly. Add mayonnaise, mustard, salt,
and pepper. Pulse until mayonnaise and
mustard are completely mixed in and
texture is reached, 10 – 20 times.
If your egg cooker should prove to be
defective within the warranty period, we
will repair it (or, if we think it
necessary, replace it) without charge to
you. To obtain warranty service, please
call our Consumer Service Center tollfree at 1-800-726-0190, or write to:
Nutritional information per serving (1/2 cup):
Calories 196 (71% from fat) • carb. 3g
pro. 11g • fat 15g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 378mg
sod. 371mg •calc. 48mg • fiber 0g
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Residents Only
To facilitate the speed and accuracy of
your return, please enclose $10.00 for
shipping and handling of the product.
Please also be sure to include a return
address, daytime phone number, description of the product defect, product serial
number (stamped on bottom of product
base), and any other information pertinent to the product’s return.
California law provides that for
In-Warranty Service, California residents
have the option of returning a nonconforming product (A) to the store where it
was purchased or (B) to another retail
store which sells Cuisinart products of
the same type. The retail store shall then,
according to its preferences, either repair
the product, refer the consumer to an
independent repair facility, replace the
product, or refund the purchase price
less the amount directly attributable to
the consumer’s prior usage of the product. If either of the above two options
does not result in the appropriate relief to
the consumer, the consumer may then
take the product to an independent repair
facility if service or repair can be economically accomplished.* Cuisinart and
not the consumer will be responsible for
the reasonable cost of such service,
repair, replacement, or refund for nonconforming products under warranty.
Please pay by check or money order.
(California residents need only supply
proof of purchase and should call
1-800-720-0190 for shipping instructions).
NOTE: For added protection and secure
handling of any Cuisinart® product that is
being returned, we recommend you use a
traceable, insured delivery service.
Cuisinart cannot be held responsible for
in-transit damage or for packages that are
not delivered to us. Lost and/or damaged
products are not covered under warranty.
Your Cuisinart® Egg Cooker has been
manufactured to strict specifications and
has been designed for use with the
Cuisinart® Egg Cooker accessories and
replacement parts. These warranties
expressly exclude any defects or damages caused by accessories, replacement
parts, or repair service other than those
that have been authorized by Cuisinart.
These warranties do not cover any damage caused by accident, misuse, shipment, or other than ordinary household
use. These warranties exclude all incidental or consequential damages. Some
states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the foregoing limitation may not
apply to you.
California residents may also,
according to their preference, return nonconforming products directly to Cuisinart
for repair or, if necessary, replacement by
calling our Consumer Service Center tollfree at 800-726-0190. Cuisinart will be
responsible for the cost of the
repair, replacement, and shipping
and handling for such nonconforming
products under warranty.
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Before Returning
Your Cuisinart
If you are experiencing problems with
your Cuisinart product, we suggest that
you call our Consumer Service Center at
1-800-726-0190 before returning the
product for servicing. Often, our
Consumer Service Representatives can
help solve the problem without having
the product serviced. If servicing is needed, a Representative can confirm whether
the product is under warranty and direct
you to the nearest service
* Important: If the nonconforming product
is to be serviced by someone other than
Cuisinart’s Authorized Service Center,
please remind the servicer to call our
Consumer Service Center at 1-800-7260190 to ensure that the problem is properly diagnosed, the product is serviced
with the correct parts, and to ensure that
the product is still under warranty.
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