Noise pollution can be very disturbing and distracting, and when it comes to kitchen appliances it is no different!
We all know that the kitchen is the heart of the home with guests often coming in while food preparation is still ongoing. Nowadays there are also a lot of open plan constructions, so finding the quietest and well performing appliances is not an unnecessary luxury.
Although it is impossible to find completely quiet machines, we have searched for appliances that are quieter than most in their category, but they can come at a premium price. When making an assessment we also like to ensure that they perform efficiently.
Overview of quiet kitchen appliances
- Quietest blender – Hamilton Beach Professional Quiet Shield Blender
- Quietest food processor – KitchenAid KFC3516WH 3.5 Cup Food Chopper
- Quietest smoothie maker – Magic Bullet Blender, Small, Silver, 11 Piece Set
- Quietest stand mixer – Cuisinart SM-50 5.5 – Quart Stand Mixer
- Quietest kettle – COMFEE’ Electric Kettle Teapot 1.7 Liter
- Quietest juicer – Aicok Slow Masticating Juicer Extractor, Quiet Motor & Reverse Function
- Quietest coffee maker – Keurig K-Select Coffee Maker
Details of quiet kitchen appliances
Quietest Blender – Hamilton Beach Professional Quiet Shield Blender
Similar models are often seen in bars and restaurants because the removable quiet shield reduces the noise of blending drastically. Crushing ice or frozen ingredients, mixing or pureeing is easy and quick. There are 4 program settings for smoothies, ice crushing, purees, and one-touch cleaning. The blender jar, lid and tamper are all dishwasher safe as well.
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Quietest food processor – KitchenAid KFC3516WH 3.5 Cup Food Chopper
Because it is a mini food processor, the motor is smaller and therefore more quieter. This machine is compact and lightweight, has a simple one-touch operation with two speeds and pulse function. It is perfect to chop and puree small quantities of ingredients and it is easy to clean after use.
Quietest smoothie maker – Magic Bullet Blender, Small, Silver, 11 Piece Set
This newest edition is very quiet compared to the former models. The blender comes with 11 pieces which include additional blender cups, blades, and more
The cups are made from high-impact plastic in which you can chop, mix, blend, whip, and grind for one perfect serving. Besides making smoothies, it is also possible to make sauces and dips. After use you can easily unscrew the parts and wash by hand or put them in the dishwasher.
Quietest stand mixer – Cuisinart SM-50 5.5 – Quart Stand Mixer
Although it has a large capacity and a powerful 500 watt motor it is relatively quiet. There are 12 speeds for precision mixing and the tilt back head allows easy access to the stainless steel bowl.
There are several attachments available which can be bought separately, from a chef’s whisk, and dough hook, to a flat mixing paddle and splash guard with pouring spout. All elements are easy to clean and some buyers simply call it a gem!
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Quietest kettle – COMFEE’ Electric Kettle Teapot 1.7 Liter
This quiet kettle produces lower noise (59dB) than other kettles (70dB). The double wall kettle consists of a BPA-free stainless steel interior and heat-resistant exterior.
There is an auto shut-off, boil-dry protection, and Strix thermostat technology. The company ensures user safety, energy saving and durability.
The cord to the base is a good quality cord with a rubber, flexible feel which you can wrap up underneath the base to adjust the length depending on your need. It lifts off and goes back into the base very easily with one hand and without the base moving.
The water boiler has a pop up lid and a wide opening allowing your hand inside to scrub the mineral traces or residues. COMFEE provides a year manufacturer warranty together with your purchase.
Quietest juicer – Aicok Slow Masticating Juicer Extractor, Quiet Motor & Reverse Function
This slow juicer runs at less than 60 dB and does not have a blade which creates less heat and friction which produces less foaming or clogging. This way more nutrition and vitamins are retained while juicing. The pulp is perfectly separated from the juice and can easily be used in baking or other recipes.
It is very easy to assemble and use, and the parts are dishwasher safe. The 3 years of quality assurance with lifelong technical consultation makes for an interesting after sales service.
Quietest coffee maker – Lavazza 041953000648 BLUE Classy Mini Single Serve Espresso
Buying a Lavazza machine will also depend on your personal coffee tastes as this machine only works with Lavazza blue capsules. Do read the instructions upon buying this coffee maker and it will be easy to use. You can use the simple touch controls and indicators to alert you when the water tank needs a refill or when the rather small capsule drawer is full.