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FP48821 MUK Rev 1
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Morphy Richards Soup Maker
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Product overview
Control Panel
Power Socket
Overfill Detector
Mixing Blades SHARP!
Measuring Jug
Smooth Soup Button
Chunky Soup Button
10 Blend Button
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How to use your soup maker
Ensure the soup maker is unplugged from
the mains.
Remove the lid, be careful not to touch the
Place all the ingredients into the jug.
Add the liquid last, filling up to between
max and min lines marked on the jug.
Place the lid back onto the jug
ensuring it is securely in place.
Plug into the mains.
Select the required programme (smooth or
When finished remove the plug,
carefully remove lid and pour the fresh
soup into a container.
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Homemade soup your way
We’ve designed your Soup Maker so that it’s
even easier and quicker to make homemade soup
to your own individual taste, with the minimum of
fuss. All you have to do is place the ingredients
needed for your favourite recipe inside your Soup
Maker. Then it’s as simple as selecting either the
smooth or chunky soup setting, depending on
your preference, and then waiting a few minutes
for your Soup Maker to blend and gently cook the
ingredients for perfectly delicious homemade
soup. It really couldn’t get any simpler!
Using your Soup Maker
Your Soup Maker has 2 settings to make 1litre of
either smooth or chunky soup. There is also a
separate manual blend function.
Select your choice of programme:
Smoothly does it...
The smooth soup programme (8) is perfect for
delicious soup recipes requiring a smooth
consistency, like Roast Plumb & Tomato soup. The
programme ensures the ingredients are blended
to the right consistency, and gently cooked at the
right temperature. The programme lasts for 15
minutes, before the soup is ready to serve &
Get chunky!
The chunky soup programme (9) is perfect for
rustic soup recipes requiring a chunkier
consistency, like Winter Lamb & Lentil Broth. The
programme ensures the ingredients are heated
for longer to ensure the chunky ingredients are
fully cooked. The programme lasts for 25 minutes,
before the soup is ready to serve & enjoy! For
chunky soup there is no blending process, just
heating. It is therefore recommended that you cut
any vegetables into small dice sized pieces.
The benefits of
homemade soup
Because homemade soup tastes so great, costs
so little, and is so good for you, it’s really hard to
fault it!
Scratch it!
Scratch cooking is the best way to prepare
healthy, wholesome food that the whole family
loves. It gives you complete control over the food
you eat, because it involves cooking from the
most basic ingredients and helps you to avoid all
the preservatives, flavourings, and other nasties
found in processed foods.
Batch it!
Batch cooking is great because it allows you to
cook up a batch of wholesome food, and pack it
away in meal-sized portions that can be refrigerated or frozen, locking away all the taste and
nutrients ready to enjoy later in the week.
Don’t waste it!
In the UK we waste up to 8.3 million tonnes of
food every year, most of which could have been
eaten. Whether its forgotten chicken from Sunday
lunch, or a lonely tomato tucked away at the back
of the fridge, you can always rustle-up a fantastic
homemade soup recipe using the leftover food
loitering around your kitchen that would normally
go to waste.
Soup Nutrition
A perfect blend!
Homemade soup couldn’t be better for you, and
depending on the recipe, can provide a full range
of health-giving nutrients including vitamins,
minerals, carbohydrate and fibre. But best of all,
homemade soup is simply delicious! For an extra
vitamin and mineral boost with added fibre, why
not include locally-sourced, fresh seasonal
vegetables? You can even supercharge your soup
with slow-release carbohydrates by including
pre-cooked whole-wheat pasta pieces in the
Allows you to further-blend the soup to your
desired consistency, if required. This function
works without additional heating of the soup.
What makes your soup
maker so special?
Food doesn’t get much better than fresh,
homemade soup. But it can be complicated and
time-consuming, especially when you’re juggling
the demands of a busy life. That’s where your
Morphy Richards Soup Maker comes into its own!
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Works in a flash!
Making fresh homemade soup in the comfort of
your own kitchen couldn’t be quicker when using
your Soup Maker. All you have to do is prepare
your selected ingredients, transfer them into your
Soup Maker, and select your required style of
soup – smooth or chunky. The smooth soup
programme blends and gently cooks the soup in
15 minutes. The chunky soup programme takes
just 25 minutes before it’s ready to enjoy!
Keeping it simple
At Morphy Richards, we believe life shouldn’t be
complicated. That’s why we’ve worked hard to
make your Soup Maker as easy to use as
possible. It really couldn’t be simpler. All you have
to do is select your desired programme with one
press of a button, and then walk away. In as little
as 15 minutes you’ve got perfectly delicious
homemade soup, cooked your way.
Space Saver
We know that space is a valuable commodity in
your kitchen, and the last thing you need is an
oversized appliance cluttering your worktop. Your
Soup Maker is a compact size with a simple
design so it fits easily on any worktop space. It is
even small enough to fit away into the smallest of
cupboards when you’re not using it.
Any Questions?
If you have any burning questions about the use
of your Soup Maker, check the list below where
we have answered some of the more common
frequently-asked-questions (FAQ’s). If you have a
question not covered here, please feel free to
contact our Helpline: 0844 871 0960.
Does the heating function work when I
remove the lid?
No. Removing the lid cuts the power to the unit
for maximum safety. The heating function only
activates when you have placed on the lid and
selected either smooth or chunky soup
Can I remove the lid mid-cycle?
Yes, but the power will be immediately cut to the
blending blade for your safety. Power will also be
cut to the control panel, so you will need to start
the programme again from the beginning, after
replacing the lid.
Can I use my Soup Maker to make
anything other than soup?
Yes. Your soup maker can be used to make a
range of fondu’s, sauces, and even milk shakes.
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more inspiration.
A dream to clean
Can I use uncooked meat in soup recipes
made in my Soup Maker?
The Soup Maker is not dishwasher safe, but it is
simple and easy to clean. After use, simply run
the orange section of the lid incorporating the
blending blade under warm water, and wipe with
a sponge. The inside of the Soup Maker base can
also be cleaned with warm soapy water and a
sponge. If food is burned on, allow to soak, then
wipe away with a sponge. Wipe the outside of the
appliance with a soft, dry cloth.
You should first cook meat separately before
transferring into your Soup Maker with additional
ingredients from your recipe, as the Soup Maker
is only designed to gently heat the soup.
Certain food types can burn if in contact with the
base heating element. If this happens, fill the
Soup Maker with hot soapy water and allow to
soak for 15 minutes. Any burnt on food can then
easily be removed with a coarse sponge cleaning
pad. Do not use a metal scouring pad as this will
scratch the base.
After cleaning, please dry all parts thoroughly.
WARNING: DO NOT immerse the lid or jug in
water, as this contains electrical components
that can be damaged by water. Do not allow
water to get onto the electrical connections. Dry
thoroughly before use.
What is the capacity of my Soup Maker?
The capacity of your Soup Maker is 1litre. This is
marked on the inside and outside of the base.
Ensure you do not fill your Soup Maker above this
line, otherwise the overfill detector will cut the
power to the blending blade. If this happens,
simply remove some of your ingredients so the 1
litre fill mark is not exceeded, and wipe clean the
overfill detector on the lid (5). Also ensure your ingredients (including liquid) are above the 0.8L line.
Failure to do this will impair the blending function.
Can I change the times on the smooth and
chunky soup settings?
No. The times for these settings are preset, and
should be adequate to make soup in the way
recommended in this guide.
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Can I make cold soups like Gazpacho in
my Soup Maker?
Yes, but you will first need to cook the soup using
either the chunky or smooth soup setting. Then
simply allow to cool or refrigerate before enjoying.
What if my Soup Maker stops working?
Your Soup Maker is fitted with a safety
thermostat, which cuts the power and stops the
product from working to prevent overheating if it
is used continuously on 3 or more cycles. If this
happens, remove any food from the jug, and allow
the Soup Maker to cool for 30 minutes. It should
now work correctly, and you can continue making
your soup.
If the blend function is used continuously for
more than 20 seconds a safety cut out will cut the
power to prevent overheating. When this happens
wait for 10 seconds before reusing the blend
What if food burns on the base of my
Soup Maker?
Due to the starch and sugars present in some
foods, a slight burning may occur if they are
placed in direct contact with the inside base of
the jug. To prevent this, add half a cupful of water
or stock to the Soup Maker before placing in any
solid ingredients. Then top up with the remaining
liquid specified in your recipe.
Contact us
If you are having a problem with your appliance,
please call our Helpline, as we are more likely to
be able to help than the store you purchased the
item from.
Please have the product name, model number
and serial number to hand when you call to help
us deal with your enquiry quicker.
UK Helpline: 0844 871 0960
IRE Helpline: 1800 409 119
0844 871 0926
Talk To Us
If you have any questions or comments, or want
some great tips or recipe ideas to help you get
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Basic Vegetable Soup
1 For a quick smooth soup fill the soup maker to the 1L
mark with a selection of diced vegetables (using
ready prepared chopped vegetables is ideal.) Add
2tsp of vegetable or chicken stock powder, (or
dissolve a stock cube in a little water) and fill to the
max mark with water.
2 Press the smooth button on the soup maker. Once
the soup is ready, season to taste and serve.
Roast Tomato and Basil Soup
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4
• 8 very ripe tomatoes cut in half
• 2 red onions cut into wedges
• 1tbsp olive oil
• 4 garlic cloves
• 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
• 2 tsp tomato puree
• 1 tsp brown sugar
• 10g fresh basil
• 750ml chicken stock, made from cube
Pre-heat the oven to 200*c / gas 5
1 Place the tomatoes skin side up into a roasting tin
with the red onion and garlic. Drizzle over the olive
oil, balsamic vinegar and season with salt and milled
pepper. Roast for 20 minutes until softened and
slightly charred.
2 Carefully place the roasted tomatoes into the soup
maker pour in the chicken stock, add the tomato
puree, brown sugar, fresh basil.
3 Press the smooth button on the soup maker. Once
the soup is ready, season to taste and serve.
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Butternut Squash, Chilli and
Coconut Soup
Really Quick and Easy Pea, Ham
and Mint Soup
Preparation time 15 minutes
Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Serves 4
Serves 4
• 600g butternut squash, de-seeded, peeled and cut
into small cubes
• 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 400g frozen peas
• 20g fresh mint, leaves only
• 150g quality cooked ham, roughly chopped
• 1 tsp ground cumin
• 600ml hot stock, from cube (chicken or
vegetable would be fine)
• 1 tsp fresh ginger
• 20ml ( 4 teaspoons) olive oil
• 1 large red chilli, finely chopped, remove the seeds
for a milder taste.
• 75ml ( 2 heaped tablespoon) crème fraiche
• 3 garlic cloves, sliced
• 300ml vegetable stock, made from cube
• 200ml coconut milk
• Juice of 1 lime
• 10g fresh coriander
1 Place the peas, hot stock, mint and ham into the
soup machine and press the smooth button. Once
finished you will have a smooth green soup.
2 Season with a little salt and milled pepper add the
olive oil and crème fraiche and using the blend
button blend the soup again for 20 seconds and
1 In a large frying pan heat the olive oil and fry the
butternut squash for 2-3 minutes, stirring every so
2 Add the ground cumin, chilli, garlic and onion and
continue to cook for a further 5 minutes until the
ingredients start to soften.
3 Transfer to the soup maker, add the remaining
ingredients, mix ingredients together with a spoon or
spatula to evenly distribute, and press the chunky
soup button.
4 Once ready season to taste and serve. If you would
like a smooth soup simply press the blend button
until you have you’re desired consistency.
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Preparation time: 20 minutes
Chicken and Mushroom Soup.
Chinese Style Chicken and
Sweetcorn Soup.
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Serves: 4
• 300g left over chicken, shredded
• 3 uncooked corn on the cobs, kernels only
• 1 potato, finely cubed
• 1 red onion, finely chopped
• 10g parsley, chopped
• 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
• 650ml chicken stock, fresh or cubed
• 10 water chestnuts, thinly sliced
• 1 medium onion, finely chopped
• 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 650ml chicken stock
• 1 garlic clove, chopped
• 2tsp corn flour mixed with 1 tsp of water to form a
• 100ml whipping cream
1 In a large frying pan add the olive oil and fry the
onion until soft, but not browned.
2 Add the garlic, mushrooms and continue to cook
until the mushrooms have softened.
3 Transfer to the soup maker with the chicken stock,
parsley and potato. Press the smooth button and
simply wait for 15 minutes until the soup maker has
4 Season with salt and milled pepper and serve with a
• 4 spring onions, finely chopped
• 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
• 10g chopped coriander
• 200g hot cooked noodles
1 Place the chicken stock into the soup maker along
with the sweetcorn kernels, red onion, water
chestnuts, ginger, shredded chicken and pour in the
cornflour paste, mix ingredients together with a
spoon or spatula to evenly distribute.
drizzle of cream.
2 Press the chunky button and leave until ready.
NOTE: Using fresh chicken stock will improve the
flavour of the soup
3 Divide the hot cooked noodles between serving
To make fresh chicken stock. Simply place the
left over carcass in a medium pan, cover with water,
add a vegetable stock cube, 5 peppercorns, a bay
leaf and bring to the boil then simmer for 1 hour
Strain through a fine sieve or muslin cloth.
• 250g mushrooms, thinly sliced
bowls scatter over the chilli, spring onions and
coriander. Simply pour the soup over the noodles and
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French Style Pistou
Winter Lamb and Lentil Broth
Preparation time 15 minutes
Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time 35 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Serves 4
Serves 4
• 1 courgette, diced
• 2 lamb steaks, cut into very small pieces
• 1 small potato, diced
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 small onion, diced
• 1 tbsp plain flour
• 1 carrot, diced
• 1 medium onion, finely chopped
• 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
• 1 carrot, finely chopped
• 50g petit pois
• 1 potato, finely chopped
• 50g very small pasta shapes
• 2 turnips, finely chopped
• 50g French beans, cut into 1cm pieces
• 2 garlic cloves, chopped
• 650ml of vegetable stock, from cube
• 1 tin of cooked lentils, drained
• 1 tbsp tomato puree (mix into the stock)
• ½ tsp chopped rosemary
• pesto to serve
• 2 bay leaves
• parmesan cheese to serve
• 650ml lamb stock, made from cube
1 Place ingredients into the soup maker, pour over the
vegetable stock/ tomato puree mix, season with salt
and milled pepper, mix ingredients together with a
spoon or spatula to evenly distribute,
2 Press the chunky button and simply wait for 25
minutes until the soup maker has finished.
3 Serve straight away with a spoonful of pesto and
freshly grated parmesan cheese.
• 1tsp Worcestershire sauce
• 1tbsp chopped parsley
1 In a large frying pan heat the olive oil and fry the
lamb, onion, carrot and turnip until the lamb has
sealed and everything starts to brown.
2 Stir in the plain flour then add half of the lamb stock
and remove from the heat.
3 Pour the lamb into the soup maker with the remaining
stock and the last of the ingredients. Season with a
little salt and milled pepper, mix ingredients together
with a spoon or spatula to evenly distribute, press the
chunky button and leave until ready.
NOTE: If your chunks of lamb are slightly bigger, then
use the chunky cycle twice so the lamb becomes
more tender. Alternatively you could use minced lamb
and prepare in the same way.
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Health and Safety
The use of any electrical appliance requires the following
common sense safety rules.
Primarily there is danger of injury or death and secondly
the danger of damage to the appliance. These are
indicated in the text by the following two conventions:
WARNING: Danger to the person!
IMPORTANT: Damage to the appliance!
In addition, we offer the following safety advice.
• This appliance is intended to be used in household and
similar applications such as:
farm houses;
by clients in hotels, motels and other residential type
bed and breakfast type environments.
It is not suitable for use in staff kitchen areas in shops,
offices and other working environments.
• Always locate your appliance away from the edge of a
• Ensure that the appliance is used on a firm, flat surface.
• Do not use the appliance outdoors, or near water.
Mains Cable
• The mains cable should reach from the socket to the
base unit without straining the connections.
• Do not let the mains cable hang over the edge of a
worktop where a child could reach it.
• Do not let the cable run across an open space e.g.
between a low socket and table.
• Do not let the cable run across a cooker or toaster or
other hot area which might damage the cable.
• If the supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced with
a special cable assembly available from the manufacturer
or its service agent.
Personal Safety
• WARNING: To protect against fire, electric shock and
personal injury, do not immerse cord, plug and appliance
in water or any other liquid.
• WARNING: Avoid contact with moving parts.
• Extreme caution must be observed when moving an
appliance with hot contents.
• Do not use product with wet or moist hands
• This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or instruction
concerning the use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
• WARNING: The mixing blades are very sharp. Handle with
care when using and cleaning.
• Unplug the appliance from the outlet when not in use and
before cleaning.
• Never allow a child to operate this appliance.
• Children are vulnerable in the kitchen, particularly when
unsupervised and if appliances are being used or
cooking is being carried out.
• Teach children to be aware of dangers in the kitchen,
warn them of the dangers of reaching up to areas where
the cannot see properly or should not be reaching.
• Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Treating Scalds
• Run cold water over the affected area immediately. Do
not stop to remove clothing, get medical help quickly.
Other Safety Considerations
• If the mains lead of this appliance is damaged do not use
it. Telephone Morphy Richards helpline for advice.
• The use of accessory attachments not recommended by
the manufacturer may cause damage to the unit.
• Do not place the appliance on or near heat sources such
as gas or electric stove, ovens, or burners.
• Keep the appliance and the cable away from heat, direct
sunlight, moisture, sharp edges and the like.
• This appliance is not intended to be operated by means
of an external timer or separate remote control system.
• When using the unit, ensure the lid is in place before
switching on.
• Do not remove the lid until the blade has stopped.
• After one operation cycle, you must allow the appliance
to cool down completely, then clean the appliance to
prevent burning.
• Do not operate the appliance for making soup
Electrical Requirements
Check that the voltage on the rating plate of your
appliance corresponds with your house electricity supply
which must be A.C. (Alternating Current).
If the socket outlets in your home are not suitable for the
plug supplied with this appliance, the plug should be
removed and the appropriate one fitted by a qualified
Note: The plug removed from the mains cable, if severed,
must be destroyed as a plug with bared flexible cable is
hazardous if engaged into a live socket outlet.
Should the fuse in the 13 amp plug require changing a 13
amp BS1362 fuse must be fitted.
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Registering your 2 year
Your standard one year guarantee is extended for an
additional 12 months when you register the product within
28 days of purchase with Morphy Richards. If you do not
register the product with Morphy Richards within 28 days,
your product is guaranteed for 1 year. To validate your 2
year guarantee register with us online at
Morphy Richards shall not be liable to replace or repair the
goods under the terms of the guarantee where:
1 The fault has been caused or is attributable to accidental
use, misuse, negligent use or used contrary to the
manufacturer’s recommendations or where the fault has
been caused by power surges or damage caused in
N.B. Each qualifying product needs to be registered with
Morphy Richards individually.
2 The appliance has been used on a voltage supply other
Please note that the 2 year guarantee is only available in
the UK and Ireland. Please refer to the one year guarantee
for more information.
3 Repairs have been attempted by persons other than our
than that stamped on the products.
service staff (or authorised dealer).
4 The appliance has been used for hire purposes or non
Your 1 year guarantee
domestic use.
5 The appliance is second hand.
It is important to retain the retailer’s receipt as proof of
purchase. Staple your receipt to this back cover for future
Please quote the following information if the product
develops a fault. These numbers can be found on the base
of the product.
type of servicing or repair work, under the guarantee, at its
7 Plastic filters for all Morphy Richards kettles and coffee
makers are not covered by the guarantee.
8 Batteries and damage from leakage are not covered by
Model no.
the guarantee.
Serial no.
All Morphy Richards products are individually tested before
leaving the factory. In the unlikely event of any appliance
proving to be faulty within 28 days of purchase, it should
be returned to the place of purchase for it to be replaced.
If the fault develops after 28 days and within 12 months of
original purchase, you should contact the Helpline number
quoting Model number and Serial number on the product,
or write to Morphy Richards at the address shown.
You may be asked to return a copy of proof of purchase.
Subject to the exclusions set out below (see Exclusions),
the faulty appliance will then be repaired or replaced, as
appropriate and dispatched usually within 7 working days
of receipt.
If, for any reason, this item is replaced, or repaired during
the 1 year guarantee period, the guarantee on the new
item will be calculated from original purchase date. Therefore it is vital to retain your original till receipt or invoice to
indicate the date of initial purchase.
To qualify for the 1 year guarantee, the appliance must
have been used according to the instructions supplied.
For example, crumb trays should have been emptied
The After Sales Division
Morphy Richards Ltd
Mexborough, South Yorkshire,
England, S64 8AJ
6 Morphy Richards reserves the right not to carry out any
• This guarantee does not confer any rights other than those
expressly set out above and does not cover any claims for
consequential loss or damage. This guarantee is offered
as an additional benefit and does not affect your statutory
rights as a consumer.
Morphy Richards products are intended for household use
only. See usage limitations within the location safety
Morphy Richards has a policy of continuous improvement
in product quality and design. The company, therefore
reserves the right to change the specification of
it’s models at any time.
For electrical products sold within the
European Community. At the end of the
electrical products useful life, it should not be
disposed of with household waste.
Please recycle where facilities exist. Check
with your Local Authority or retailer for
recycling advice in your country
Helplines (office hours)
UK 0844 871 0960
Spare Parts 0844 873 0726
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