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Brentwood TS-250 Review

The Brentwood TS-250 is on the smaller end of donut makers in size, but it can cook the standard number of mini donuts. This Brentwood donut maker comes in pink and includes a handful of convenient features. You get two indicator lights on this unit.

Our Verdict

The Brentwood TS-250 donut maker cooks quickly, but not as evenly as we would like. And if you want such accessories as fork tools or batter bottles you'll have to buy them somewhere else.

For

  • It comes with a one-year warranty and manufacturer support channels via phone and email.

Against

  • There are no accessories included.
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Brentwood TS-250 image: This donut maker cooks up to seven donuts at a time.

Brentwood TS-250 image: This donut maker cooks up to seven donuts at a time.
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Brentwood TS-250 image: It comes with a one-year manufacturer's warranty plus phone and email support.

Brentwood TS-250 image: It comes with a one-year manufacturer's warranty plus phone and email support.
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Brentwood TS-250 image: Cooking time averages two minutes and 45 seconds.

Brentwood TS-250 image: Cooking time averages two minutes and 45 seconds.
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Brentwood TS-250 image: Baked donuts achieved inconsistent results, yielding unevenly cooked batches.

Brentwood TS-250 image: Baked donuts achieved inconsistent results, yielding unevenly cooked batches.
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Brentwood TS-250 image: The user guide comes with four unique recipes for homemade donuts.

Brentwood TS-250 image: The user guide comes with four unique recipes for homemade donuts.

The Brentwood TS-250 is on the smaller end of donut makers in size, but it can cook the standard number of mini donuts. This Brentwood donut maker comes in pink and includes a handful of convenient features.

You get two indicator lights on this unit. One light tells you the unit is on and preheating, and the other light simply tells you the power is on. The cooking plates on this donut-making machine have a nonstick coating, which makes it easy to clean after each use and makes the cooked donuts easier to get out of the plate after they are done.

This electric donut maker is small, weighing just 4.4 pounds. The unit only measures 8.75 inches long, 9.75 inches wide and 4.5 inches in height. However, you can still make seven mini donuts at once with the Brentwood donut maker, which is standard. This device has a tendency to cook somewhat unevenly with the donuts cooking more quickly on the outer edge and less effectively in the center.

This donut-making machine has a cord wrap feature, which conveniently stores the power cord inside the bottom of the unit so it's out of the way when the unit is not in use. This feature also helps you store the unit away easier because you don't have to wind or wrap the cord around it.

One safety feature on this donut maker is that it sits propped up on legs, which keeps it off the countertop. This makes the unit safe when it's hot. Additionally, the lid on this unit has a convenient handle, which makes it easy and safe to open and close it when it's in use. However, it lacks a locking lid latch which would prevent hot batter from spraying if it were to fall on the floor while in operation. It also prevents kids from burning themselves by accidently opening it while it's cooking.

You get 750 watts of power with this donut maker. This isn't a lot, but it's enough to cook seven mini donuts in just a few minutes. However, this donut maker is lacking such accessories as fork tools, which allow you to easily remove the donuts from the cooking surface, and batter bottles, which are designed to let you squeeze the batter into the donut molds and avoid excess mess.

The Brentwood TS-250 donut maker is not large, but it can still bake the standard seven mini donuts at a time. Additionally, you get a handful of convenience and safety features that make it a good option for a family or even a cafe or food truck.

This donut maker comes with good support options. You can contact representatives via phone or email if you have questions or technical issues. It comes with a one-year warranty, which matches the best warranties available for donut makers.

The Brentwood TS-250 electric donut maker fits conveniently on your countertop and takes up little space. Cord storage makes it easy to store securely in your kitchen cabinets, and non-skid rubber feet keep it anchored safely to your counter – but the absence of a locking lid latch prevents it from scoring higher with respect to total safety of operation. Cooked donuts showed a tendency to yield inconsistent results, with donuts on the outer edge of the heated surface cooking faster than those in the center. The non-stick baking surface performs very well and leaves minimal post-cooking cleanup.