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HOTPOINT EG95
COOKER INSTRUCTION
AND RECIPE BOOK
Retention of this instruction Book
This Instruction Book must be kept handy for reference as it contains important details on
the safe and proper use of the appliance.
If you sell or pass the appliance to someone else, or move house and leave it behind, make
sure this Book is also provided so the new owner can become familiar with the appliance
and safety warnings.

Summary of Contents

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    HOTPOINT EG95 COOKER INSTRUCTION AND RECIPE BOOK Retention of this instruction Book This Instruction Book must be kept handy for reference as it contains important details on the safe and proper use of the appliance. If you sell or pass the appliance to someone else, or move house and leave it behind, make sure this Book is also provided so the new owner can become familiar with the appliance and safety warnings.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Temperature Conversion Scale Clock, Auto Timer Oven Cookery Notes Oven Temperature Chart – Meat Oven Temperature Chart – Baking The ‘Slow’ Setting Care and Cleaning Cooking Results Not Satisfactory Something Wrong with your Cooker If it still won’t work Hotpoint Service Cover...

  • Page 3: Introduction

    To help make the best use of your Hotpoint cooking equipment please read this booklet carefully. The cooker is designed specifically for domestic use and responsibility will not be accepted for use in any other installation.

  • Page 4: Installation

    Installation – Electrical WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. Your cooker should have been checked to ensure that the voltage corresponds with your supply voltage, this is stated on the rating plate, which is situated on the front of the plinth. The cooker must be connected by a competent person eg.

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    Installation – Gas This cooker has been adjusted to burn natural gas G20 only. However, it can be converted to burn butane G30 at 28/30 mbars or propane gas G31 at 37 mbars. A conversion kit can be obtained free of charge by telephoning : 0541 530 530 GAS SAFETY INSTALLATIONS &...

  • Page 6: Product Specification

    Product Specification Model No. EG 95 Supply Voltage Supply Frequency Total Wattage Left hand Grill Wattage Left hand Grill Wattage Left hand Fan Oven Wattage Right hand Grill Wattage Conventional Oven Wattage Large Burners Small Burners Left Hand Grill Area Fan Oven Capacity Right Hand Grill Area Conventional Oven Capacity...

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    For Your Safety When used properly, your appliance is completely safe but as with any electrical product there are certain precautions that must be observed. PLEASE READ THE PRECAUTIONS BELOW BEFORE USING YOUR APPLIANCE. ALWAYS Always make sure you remove all packaging and literature from inside the oven and grill compartments before switching on for the first time.

  • Page 8: For Your Safety – Never

    For Your Safety Never leave children unsupervised where a cooking appliance Never is installed as all surfaces will be hot during and after its use. Never allow anyone to sit or stand on any part of the appliance. Never store items above the appliance that children may attempt to reach.

  • Page 9: Features

    Features Model No. EG95 LEFT GRILL CONTROL PANEL GRILL GRILL DOOR OVEN DOOR RATING PLATE PAN REST LEFT OVEN RIGHT GRILL RIGHT OVEN Burghley MEAT PLINTH VENTILATION SLOTS LEFT FRONT LEFT REAR CENTRE REAR RIGHT REAR RIGHT FRONT STORAGE COMPARTMENT...

  • Page 10: Control Panel

    Control Panel EG95 FAN OVEN CONVENTIONAL CONTROL OVEN CONTROL OVEN NEON LEFT GRILL LEFT OVEN RIGHT GRILL RIGHT OVEN LEFT GRILL RIGHT GRILL CONTROL CONTROL OVEN NEON LEFT FRONT Burghley TIMER LEFT FRONT BURNER LEFT REAR RIGHT REAR IGNITION BURNER...

  • Page 11: Using The Hob

    Using the Hob The hotplate has two high speed burners and three simmering burners which will accommodate pans between 100mm (4”) and 230mm (9”) diameter. All pans should be positioned centrally over the burners. BEFORE USE check that the burner caps and pan supports are Simmering aids such as steel plates should not be used because they can cause damage to the pan supports.

  • Page 12: Grill

    Oven Grill Pan & Handle The grill pan handle is detachable from the pan, to facilitate cleaning and storage. The grill pan handle can be fixed as follows: Step 1 Step 2 Step 1 Remove screw & washers from the grill pan bracket (a). Step 2 Tilt the handle over the recess (b).

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    Grill CAUTION: ACCESSIBLE PARTS MAY BECOME HOT WHEN A GRILL IS IN USE. CHILDREN SHOULD BE KEPT AWAY. Important GRILLING SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN WITH THE DOORS FULLY OPEN. Setting the twin The grill control is designed to provide variable heat control of either grill the twin grill elements on together or the single left hand grill element only, depending on which direction the grill control is rotated.

  • Page 14: Temperature Conversion Scale

    Temperature Conversion Scale Comparative scale of oven settings (degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit) as recommended by the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Electrical Appliances. The temperature control knobs on this electric cooker are marked in degrees Celsius. This chart will help when the recipes show alternative scales.

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    Automatic Cooking The oven timer offers you the following features: Automatic The Fan Oven and Conventional Oven can be controlled by the Cooking automatic timer. When the timer control has been set for one oven it is possible to use the other oven only on the same automatic cooking programme.

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    Oven Timer Operation – Know Your Timer Minute Minder “OFF” position Display Window KEY: ORANGE / GOLD SHORT FINGER : START TIME SETTING YELLOW / GOLD LONG FINGER : MINUTE MINDER SETTING TIMER FUNCTIONS Time of Day Main Clockface Ensure correct time of day is always set. Minute Minder Yellow / Gold Long Finger / Small Dial Here you can set a time period of up to 55 minutes, that will count down.

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    Clock & Automatic Oven Timer Operation TO SET & RE-SET THE TIME OF DAY Step 1 Make sure all oven controls are turned Off. Step 2 Check the electricity supply to the cooker is switched on. Step 3 Pull knob (B) and turn clockwise until the correct time of day is Step 4 Ensure that the yellow / Gold Long minute minder finger remains at TO SET THE TIMER FOR MANUAL OVEN OPERATION Step 1 Turn the upper knob (A) clockwise (without pulling) until the...

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    Clock & Automatic Oven Timer Operation AUTO COOKING PROGRAMMES There are two Auto Cooking programmes that can be selected using your timer:– (a) To set the Timer to switch the oven(s) ON immediately and OFF at a preset time - Up to 180 minutes. (b) To set the Timer to switch the oven(s) ON and OFF Automatically.

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    Clock & Automatic Oven Timer Operation b) TO SET THE TIMER TO SWITCH THE OVEN(S) ON AND OFF AUTOMATICALLY Step 1 Check that the correct time of day is set, if not follow instructions Step 2 Place food onto the correct shelf position in the oven and close the Step 3 Turn the upper knob (A) (without pulling), clockwise, until the Step 4 Set the orange / gold short finger to the "Start"...

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    Clock & Automatic Oven Timer Operation TO CANCEL AN AUTO COOKING PROGRAMME BEFORE COOK PERIOD HAS STARTED Step 1 Turn the oven control(s) to their OFF position. Step 2 Turn (without pulling) the upper knob (A) clockwise until the Step 3 Pull and turn the upper knob (A) clockwise until the orange / gold Step 4 Turn the upper knob (A) clockwise (without pulling) until the TO CANCEL AN AUTO COOKING PROGRAMME ONCE THE AUTO COOK PROGRAMME HAS START-...

  • Page 21: Oven Cookery Notes

    Fan Oven Cookery Notes To heat the oven, turn the control knob clockwise, selecting the required temperature as recommended in the temperature chart. The pilot light will immediately come on the remain on until the oven reaches the required temperature. This light will then automatically go off and on during cooking as the oven thermostat maintains the correct temperature.

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    Fan Oven Cookery Notes To prepare meat (a) Wipe the meat or poultry, dry well and weigh it. Meat which and poultry for has been stored in a refrigerator should be allowed to come to roasting in your room temperature before cooking, and frozen meat or poultry fan oven must be completely defrosted before placing in the oven.

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    Note: If soft margarine is used for cake making, temperatures recommended by the manu- facturers should be followed. Temperatures recommended in this chart refer to cakes made with block margarines or butter only.

  • Page 25: The 'slow' Setting

    Procedure Menus in this book are for slow cooking only. Other recipes for cooking can be found in your Hotpoint Cook Book. Ensure Oven Timer is set correctly, for auto/manual operation. Turn the oven thermostat control to a temperature at the ’E’...

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    Using The ‘Slow’ Setting Points to bear in mind when preparing food: 10. Always thaw frozen food completely before cooking. 11. Root vegetables will cook better if cut into small even sized 12. Always adjust the seasoning and thickenings at the end of the 13.

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus MENU 1 Leek and Potato Soup Stuffed Peppers Braised Red Cabbage Summer Pudding LEEK AND POTATO SOUP 450g (1 lb) leeks, trimmed, washed and cut into rings 450g (1 lb) potatoes, peeled, washed and thinly sliced 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 500ml (1 pint) hot vegetable stock Salt and pepper 250ml (...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus BRAISED RED CABBAGE 225g (8 oz) onion, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 450g (1 lb) red cabbage, finely shred 225g (8 oz) cooking apple, peeled, cored and diced 225g (8 oz) pear, peeled, cored and diced 3 tablespoons brown sugar teaspoon nutmeg Salt and pepper...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus MENU 2 Spring Vegetable Soup Braised Topside au Poivre Rhubarb and Raspberry Crunch Layer SPRING VEGETABLE SOUP 3 medium sized carrots, peeled and sliced 2 medium sized onions, peeled and diced 2 sticks celery, cut into 1” pieces 15g ( oz) butter 58g (2...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus MENU 3 Chilli Con Carne Rice Fruit Crumble CHILLI CON CARNE 675G (1 lb) minced beef 15ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil 1 large onion, skinned and chopped green pepper, seeded and chopped 2 x 425g (15 oz) can tomatoes, chopped Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon chilli powder 1 tablespoon brown sugar...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus MENU 4 Salmon Pate Roast Lamb Jacket Potatoes Pear Pudding SALMON PATE 450g (1 lb) cooked, or canned salmon, pink or red 4 x 2.5 cm (1”) thick slices of white bread from large loaf 250 ml ( pint) milk 25g (1 oz) butter, softened 1 egg yolk...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus MENU 5 Rich Onion Soup Honey Roast Ham Ratatouille Bread Pudding RICH ONION SOUP 450g (1 lb) onions, peeled and thinly sliced 25g (1 oz) butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon salt teaspoon brown sugar 40g (1 oz) plain flour 750ml (1 pint) brown stock...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus SPICED BREAD PUDDING 225g (8 oz) slightly stale bread 250ml ( pint) milk 2 eggs 1 tablespoon brandy, optional 175g (6 oz) mixed dried fruit 40g (1 oz) demerara sugar 50g (2 oz) melted butter 1 teaspoon mixed spice Finely grated rind of 1 lemon Grated nutmeg Caster sugar...

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    ‘Slow’ Setting Menus MENU 6 Tomato Soup Fruity Chicken Casserole Rice Pudding TOMATO SOUP 1 medium sized onion, peeled and chopped 15ml (1 tbsp) vegetable oil 675g (1 lb) tomatoes, roughly chopped 500ml (1 pint) vegetable stock Salt and pepper 5ml (1 level tsp) caster sugar FRUITY CHICKEN CASSEROLE 4 chicken joints...

  • Page 35: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning TURN OFF THE MAIN SWITCH BEFORE CLEANING. BEFORE SWITCHING ON AGAIN, ENSURE THAT ALL CONTROLS ARE IN THE OFF POSITION. NEVER USE BIOLOGICAL WASHING POWDER, HARSH ABRA- SIVES, SCOURING PADS, AEROSOL CLEANERS OR OVEN CHEMICAL CLEANERS OF ANY KIND. Hob Surround Clean with a cloth wrung out in soapy water.

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    Care and Cleaning Ovens Remove the rod shelves and meat pan. Use a fine steel wool soap pad to remove stubborn stains from the rod shelves, meat pan and the floor of the ovens. How ‘Stayclean’ The surface of the ‘Stayclean’ oven liners are treated on the mottled face Works with a special vitreous enamel which absorbs cooking soils.

  • Page 37: Cooking Results Not Satisfactory

    Cooking Results Not Satisfactory? Problem Grilling Uneven cooking front to back Fat splattering Fan Oven Baking Uneven rising of cakes Sinking of cakes Over/Under cooking Fast/Slow cooking Uneven cooking of cakes Check Ensure that the grill pan is positioned centrally below the grill element.

  • Page 38: Something Wrong With Your Cooker

    Something Wrong with your Cooker? Before contacting your Service Office/Installer, check the problem guide below. Problem Slight odour or small amount of smoke when using the cooker for the first time. Cooker does not work at all. Oven temperature seems too high or too low.

  • Page 39

    If you do experience a problem with the appliance don’t take risks; call in Hotpoint’s own Service Engineer. The address and telephone number of your nearest Hotpoint Service Office is in your local telephone directory. Our spare parts are designed exclusively to fit only Hotpoint appliances.

  • Page 40: Hotpoint Service Cover

    Consumer Advice Centre, Law Centre, Trading Standards Department and Citizens Advice Bureau. • All Hotpoint servicing is carried out by our own Service Organisation located throughout the United Kingdom and Eire. We will be happy to deal with any problems which you may have.

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    Genuine Parts & Accessories For further product information All Hotpoint Services are offered as an extra benefit and do not affect your statutory rights. General Domestic Appliances Limited, Morley Way, Peterborough, PE2 9JB PRINTED BY SIMLEX . FOUR ASHES, WOLVERHAMPTON.

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