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Ceramic Cookers

If you’re looking for a freestanding cooker with clean lines to fit in with your modern kitchen or need something that can keep up with your busy family, an Amica ceramic cooker is the answer. 

Ceramic cookers offer an easy to clean hob with quick heating and a spacious oven cavity to easily deal with everything from a birthday cake to a Sunday roast. Our collection of ceramic cookers are A-rated for energy efficiency, making them an environmentally friendly option that can also help you lower your energy bills. 

We’ve developed an excellent range of ceramic cookers. Our models include 50cm or 60cm wide ceramic cookers in a variety of finishes including gloss white and stainless steel – ensuring your new cooker will fit perfectly in your kitchen. You can also choose between a single or twin cooking cavity to cater to your cooking needs.

508CE2MSW 50cm freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob

508CE2MSW 50cm freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob

The 508CE2MSW is a freestanding electric cooker with a four zone ceramic hob, which has residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter on the hob for safety. The oven also has a grill function along with a removable door and removable inner door glass for easy cleaning.

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608CE2TAW 60cm freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob

608CE2TAW 60cm freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob

The 608CE2TAW is a 60cm freestanding electric cooker with a ceramic hob top. The ceramic hob includes 7 power levels along with a temperature limiter and residual heat indicators for extra safety. The main cavity boasts 8 functions, including a defrost function and booster function allowing a rapid preheat.

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608CE2TAXX 60cm freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob

608CE2TAXX 60cm freestanding electric cooker with ceramic hob

The 608CE2TAXX is a 60cm freestanding electric cooker with a ceramic hob top. The ceramic hob includes 7 power levels along with a temperature limiter and residual heat indicators for extra safety. The main cavity boasts 8 functions, including a defrost function and booster function allowing a rapid preheat.

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AFC6550BL 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

AFC6550BL 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

The AFC6550BL is a 60cm freestanding cooker with double ovens and a ceramic hob finished in black. The main oven has a large capacity of 67L and the top oven 44L (net capacity). Both ovens have catalytic liners with an easy clean enamel interior aiding the cleaning process. The ceramic hob has residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety.

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AFC6550SS 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

AFC6550SS 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

The AFC6550SS is a 60cm freestanding cooker with double oven and a ceramic hob finished in stainless steel. The main oven has a large capacity of 67L and the top oven 44L (net capacity). Both ovens have catalytic liners with an easy clean enamel interior aiding the cleaning process. The ceramic hob has residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety.

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AFC5100SI 50cm freestanding electric twin cavity with ceramic hob

AFC5100SI 50cm freestanding electric twin cavity with ceramic hob

The AFC5100SI is a 50cm freestanding cooker with a twin electric cavity and a ceramic 4 zone hob finished in a stylish silver colour. The ceramic hob features 6 power levels, along with residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety. The twin cavity is operated by rotary control, both door are double glazed with removable inner door glass to help aid the cleaning process.

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AFC5100WH 50cm freestanding electric twin cavity with ceramic hob

AFC5100WH 50cm freestanding electric twin cavity with ceramic hob

The AFC5100WH is a 50cm freestanding cooker with a twin electric cavity and a ceramic 4 zone hob finished in a stylish white colour. The ceramic hob features 6 power levels, along with residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety. The twin cavity is operated by rotary control, both door are double glazed with removable inner door glass to help aid the cleaning process.

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AFC5550WH 50cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

AFC5550WH 50cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

The AFC5550WH is a 50cm freestanding electric double oven with a ceramic hob. The ceramic hob has 4 zones with residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for safety. The oven has a large main oven capacity of 67L with easy clean enamel and catalytic liners in both ovens to help aid the cleaning process.

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AFC6520BL 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

AFC6520BL 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

The AFC6520BL is a 60cm freestanding cooker with an electric double oven and 4 zone ceramic hob finished in black. The AFC6520BL ceramic hob has rotary controls, 6 power levels on the ceramic hob top along with residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety. Both main and top ovens have catalytic liners as standard with easy clean enamel to make the cleaning process that little bit easier.

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AFC6520WH 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

AFC6520WH 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

The AFC6520WH is a 60cm freestanding cooker with an electric double oven and 4 zone ceramic hob finished in white. The AFC6520WH ceramic hob has rotary controls, 6 power levels on the ceramic hob top along with residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety. Both main and top ovens have catalytic liners as standard with easy clean enamel to make the cleaning process that little bit easier.

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AFC6550WH 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

AFC6550WH 60cm freestanding electric double oven with ceramic hob

The AFC6550WH is a 60cm freestanding cooker with double ovens and a ceramic hob finished in white. The main oven has a large capacity of 67L and the top oven 44L (net capacity). Both ovens have catalytic liners with an easy clean enamel interior aiding the cleaning process. The ceramic hob has residual heat indicators and a temperature limiter for added safety.

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How do ceramic cookers work?

The ‘ceramic cooker’ name actually comes from the ceramic glass finish over the top of the hob, rather than the fuel source. Traditionally, ceramic hobs use electricity but there are gas and induction ceramic hobs too. At Amica, we offer a range of electric ceramic cookers which provide excellent efficiency and ease of use.

The hob on ceramic cookers normally have four heating zones and a layer of tough, ceramic glass that sits on top. Unlike a gas hob, which makes use of a naked flame to heat pots and pans, ceramic hobs have heating elements that are built underneath their heating zones. 

The heating elements tend to be a metal coil that is activated by an electrical current. This heats the zones individually ready for you to start cooking. The heating coil will glow red as it heats up so you can easily tell when the hob has heated, and when it has cooled down after cooking. The heating coil will heat up the glass which in turns, heats your food. 

The oven portion of your cooker will function like any other electrical oven, although many of our ceramic cookers do offer additional features. Models such as the 608CE2TAXX have defrosting settings and a ‘booster function’ when you need your oven to preheat in a hurry.

Are ceramic cookers safe?

You need to be careful with any cooking appliance but overall, ceramic cookers are a safe option. All of our ceramic hobs have residual heat indicators, where the heating element will glow red, to show you that this area of the hob is hot. This makes it as easy as glancing at your hob to know if it is hot or not. Of course, you’ll still need to take care around the hob as even with the indicator, mistakes can happen. 

You can also set a temperature limiter which will block temperatures from being exceeded past a certain temperature. This is very helpful when cooking in busy temperatures where controls could get accidentally knocked, or curious children could turn knobs to see what happens!

One of the few ways to damage a ceramic hob is impact damage, which is most commonly caused by objects falling from shelves that have been fitted above the hob. This is why we would recommend you don’t store anything above your hob, besides a properly fitted kitchen extractor hood

All of our models have ceramic shatterproof safety glass as an additional safety measure in the event there is impact damage. Shatterproof glass means that in the unlikely event there is damage caused, the glass won’t shatter into sharp pieces. Instead, the glass will crack in a cobweb-like pattern without actually breaking. This reduces the risk of accidentally cutting yourself when dealing with any damage.

How to clean a ceramic cooker?

One reason ceramic cookers are so popular, besides their excellent efficiency, is just how simple they are to clean. Because the hobs are fitted with a flat panel of ceramic glass, there are no awkward nooks and crannies to get into.

The most efficient way to clean your ceramic cooker is with a soft cloth and either hot, soapy water or a specialist ceramic hob cleaning product. Avoid using scouring pads or scrubbing tools as these can leave unwelcome scratches on the glass. Burnt on food and stubborn marks can be removed with a soft cloth with a little elbow grease. You can also buy specialist ceramic hob scrapers which are made from non-scratch material to make it even easier.

Many of our ceramic cookers have easy-cleaning capabilities to make cleaning your cooking cavity as simple as possible. Models like the AFC5100SI have removable inner door glass of the oven cavities to help with the cleaning process. Other models like the AFC6550BL have an easy-clean enamel interior so keeping your cooker in top shape is easier than ever. 

Do I need special pots and pans for a ceramic cooker?

Ceramic hobs, like induction hobs, do have some limitations on the types of pots and pans that can be used on them. Most of these pots and pans involve materials that aren’t commonly used anymore so you’re likely to find your existing pots and pans are perfectly suited to your new ceramic cooker. If not, it’s a great excuse to update some of your cookware! 

One of the most important considerations when deciding which pots and pans to use on your hob is the base of kitchenware. Make sure that your pan or pot has a solid, flat surface at the bottom to ensure maximum contact between the heat and the pan and to avoid causing any unnecessary damage to the ceramic cooker top. This will make sure there is enough surface area for heat transfer to be as efficient as possible too. 

Some people have concerns about using overly heavy pans in case the weight cracks the glass, but this doesn’t need to be a worry. The ceramic glass is especially tough and able to handle even cast-iron pans. If you’re going to use a cast-iron pan, just be very cautious that you don’t drag them across the hob in case they scratch. The only consideration with a heavy pot or pan is making sure that you can comfortably lift it to cook safely. 


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