Why You Should Get It: This is a great option if you’re looking for the functionality of a powerful blender at a moderate price point.
Keep in Mind: The pitcher itself is all one piece, and the blade is not removable for cleaning.
Breville’s Fresh & Furious is a full-size blender that has a pitcher with a curved bottom and a stainless steel blade system that work together to draw ingredients down from the top, creating a vortex that produces impressively uniform mixtures—no lumps here.
Designed to break down tough-to-blend ingredients like leafy greens and ice cubes, this model packs 1100 watts of power and can hold up to 50 ounces in its BPA-free tritan pitcher. It offers eight task controls, including five variable speeds (mix, chop, blend, puree, and liquify) and pre-programmed speeds for crushed ice and smoothies so you can get the exact consistency your recipe requires.
The lid on this blender is designed with a ring pull detail that makes it easy to remove while ensuring it stays sealed tight during operation. We also like that there is a timer LCD display that counts down when using pre-programmed settings and counts up when you’re using the speed settings. No need to mess with that pesky microwave timer.
The blender is also compatible with the Breville Vac Q, an easy-to-use vacuum pump that draws out the air from the pitcher, resulting in an extra-smooth blend.
Once you’re ready to wash the Fresh & Furious, simply remove most of the ingredients off the blender walls and base, add soapy water, and press the “auto clean” button. The blender will then clean itself by swirling the soapy water around to remove material. Once it’s done, just rinse and air dry. If you prefer to handwash your blender, it’s worth noting that this blender’s blade cannot be removed from the pitcher.
- Total watts: 1100
- Capacity: 50 ounces
- Speed settings: Eight—mix, chop, blend, puree, liquify, ice crush, smoothie, and green smoothie
- Included accessories: None
- Warranty: Three years
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