Siemens HB 750.50 B User Manual

Siemens HB 750.50 B User Manual


Making cooking as much fun as eating
Please read this instruction manual. This will ensure that you
make use of all the technical benefits the cooker has to offer.
You will be given important safety information. You will then
be introduced to the individual components of your new
cooker and we will show you how to adjust it step by step. It
is quite simple.
The tables list the settings and shelf heights for numerous
well known dishes. All these dishes are tested in our cooking
In the unlikely event of a fault, look here for information on
how to rectify minor faults yourself.
A detailed table of contents will help you to find your way
around quickly.
Enjoy your meal!
Instruction manual
HB 750.50 B
9000 068 406



  Summary of Contents for Siemens HB 750.50 B

  • Page 1 In the unlikely event of a fault, look here for information on how to rectify minor faults yourself. A detailed table of contents will help you to find your way around quickly. Enjoy your meal! Instruction manual HB 750.50 B 9000 068 406 141285...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important information ..... . . Before installation ......Safety information .
  • Page 3 Table of contents Automatic time limiter ..... . . Automatic self cleaning ..... Setting procedure .
  • Page 4: Important Information

    Important information Read this instruction manual carefully. Only then will you be able to operate your cooker safely and correctly. Please keep the instruction and installation manual in a safe place. Please pass on the instruction manual to the new owner if you sell the appliance. Before installation Check the appliance after unpacking it.
  • Page 5: Reasons For Damage

    Repairs Incorrectly done repairs are dangerous. There is a risk of electrocution. Repairs may only be carried out by after sales service technicians who have been fully trained by BSH. If there is a fault, switch off the oven fuse at the fuse box.
  • Page 6 Fruit juice When baking very moist fruit cakes, do not put too much on the baking sheet. Fruit juice dripping from the baking sheet leaves stains that cannot be removed. It is recommended that you use the deeper universal pan. Only leave the oven to cool with the door closed.
  • Page 7: Your New Cooker

    Your new cooker Here you will learn more about your new oven. The control panel and its switches and indicators are explained here. The heating modes and the accessories included with your oven will be explained here. The control panel Details vary according to the appliance model.
  • Page 8: Temperature Selector

    Settings Radiant grill large area Defrosting Automatic self cleaning Rapid heating *Type of heating with energy efficiency class determined in accordance with EN50304. The oven light switches on when you select a function. Temperature selector Use the temperature selector to set the oven temperature, grill setting and cleaning level.
  • Page 9: Control Buttons And Display Panel

    Control buttons and display panel Clock button j Use this button to set the time of day, the cooking time ? and the completion time !. Key button p Use this button to switch the childproof lock on and off. Timer button a Use this button to set the timer.
  • Page 10: Types Of Heating

    Types of heating Different types of oven heating are available. You can therefore select the best method for cooking any dish. Top and bottom heating This ensures the even distribution of heat onto the cake or roast from the top and bottom of the oven. This type of heating is best for cake mixtures in tins or for bakes.
  • Page 11 Bottom heat You can reheat or brown meals using bottom heating. It is also the most suitable type of heating for preserving food. Hot air grilling This type of heating involves the grill element and the fan switching on and off alternately. During the pause in heating, the fan circulates the heat generated by the grill around the food.
  • Page 12: Oven And Shelving Accessories

    Defrosting A fan in the rear wall of the oven circulates the air in the oven around the frozen food. Frozen pieces of meat, poultry, bread and cakes defrost evenly. Note To ensure that the heat is well distributed, the fan switches on for a short time during preheating for types of heating with top and bottom heating.
  • Page 13 HZ 324000 wire rack for grilling. Always place the wire grill in the universal pan. Fat and meat juices are collected. Optional accessory Optional accessories may be purchased from the after sales service or from specialist shops. Enamel baking tray HZ 331070 for cakes and biscuits.
  • Page 14: Cooling Fan

    Glass roasting dish HZ 915000 for braised dishes and bakes that are cooked in the oven. It is especially suitable for the automatic roasting function. Metal roasting dish HZ26000 It is intended for use in the extended cooking zone of the glass ceramic hob.
  • Page 15: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time This section will tell you everything you need to do before using the cooker for the first time. Heat the oven and clean the accessories. Read the safety instructions in the Important information" section. Firstly, check to see if the j symbol and three zeros are flashing in the display.
  • Page 16: Setting The Oven

    Setting the oven You have various options for setting the oven. Switching off the oven When your meal is ready, switch off the oven yourself. manually The oven switches off You can leave the kitchen for a long period. automatically The oven switches on and You can put your meal in the oven in the morning, for off automatically...
  • Page 17: If The Oven Is To Switch Off Automatically

    Switching off Switch off the function selector when the meal is ready. Changing the setting You may change the temperature or grill setting at any time. Preheating indicator The preheating indicator provides a visual display of the oven temperature increase. It is best to insert the dish in the oven when all segments are lit.
  • Page 18: If The Oven Is To Switch On And Off Automatically

    Changing the setting Press the j clock button. Change the cooking time using the + or - button. Cancelling the setting Switch off the function selector. Calling up the settings To call up the end time ! or time j: Press the j clock button until the relevant symbol flashes.
  • Page 19: Residual Heat Indicator

    Note You can change the setting while the symbol is flashing. The setting has been adopted if the symbol lights up permanently. You may change the waiting time that elapses before the setting is adopted. See the Basic settings section for more details. Residual heat indicator When you switch off the oven, the residual heat in the...
  • Page 20: Time

    Time When the oven is first connected, or following a power cut, the j symbol and three zeros flash in the display. Set the time. The function selector must be switched off. Setting procedure Example: 13:00 Press the j clock button. 12.00 appears in the display and the j symbol flashes.
  • Page 21: Timer

    Timer You can use the timer as a kitchen timer. It operates independently of the oven. The timer has a special signal. You can also set the timer if the childproof lock is active. Setting procedure Example: 20 minutes Press the a timer button. The a symbol will flash.
  • Page 22: Basic Settings

    The timer and cooking time The symbols light up. The timer period counts down count down simultaneously visibly in the display. To call up the remaining cooking time ?, end time ! or time j: Press the j clock button until the appropriate symbol flashes.
  • Page 23 Changing the basic settings There must be no program set. Example: Hiding the time Press the j clock button and the p button simultaneously until a 1 appears in the display. The basic setting for the time is shown in the foreground.
  • Page 24: Childproof Lock

    Childproof lock The oven has a childproof lock to prevent children switching it on accidentally. The function selector must be switched off. Locking the oven Press the p key button until the p symbol appears in the display. This will take approximately 4 seconds. Press the p key button until the p symbol goes out.
  • Page 25: Automatic Self Cleaning

    Automatic self cleaning The oven is heated to approximately 500 ºC. Any food residues from roasting, grilling and baking are burnt to ash. You may choose from three cleaning levels. Level Degree of cleaning Duration approx. 1¼ hours Medium approx. 1½ hours Intensive approximately 2 hours What you should know...
  • Page 26: Setting Procedure

    Cleaning accessories at the Insert the universal pan at shelf position 2 for same time self cleaning. The wire grill is not suitable for self cleaning. Never clean metal sheets and dishes which have been coated with a non stick coating using the oven's automatic self cleaning function (pyrolysis operation).
  • Page 27: Switching The Self Cleaning Feature On And Off Automatically

    Calling up the cooking time To call up the remaining cooking time ? or and end time end time !: Press the j clock button until the appropriate symbol flashes. This enables you to make use of the cheaper off peak Switching the electricity tariffs, for example.
  • Page 28: When The Oven Has Cooled

    Note The cleaning level can no longer be changed once cleaning has started. When the oven has cooled Wipe away any remaining ash from inside the oven using a moist cloth. Note Under normal use, it is usually sufficient to clean the oven every two to three months.
  • Page 29: Oven

    Use stainless steel care products. Follow the manufacturer's instructions. Try out the product on a small area first, before using on the whole surface. Appliances with aluminium Use a mild window cleaning detergent. Wipe the area fronts with a soft window cloth or a fluff free micro fibre cloth, using a horizontal action without applying pressure.
  • Page 30: Cleaning The Glass Panels

    Cleaning the enamelled Use hot soapy water or a vinegar solution. surfaces of the oven It is best to use oven cleaner if the oven is very dirty. Only use oven cleaner in a cold oven. Note: Enamel is baked on at very high temperatures. This can cause some slight colour variation.
  • Page 31: Seal

    Unscrew the clips on the left and right and remove them. (Fig. C) Remove the panel. The seal at the bottom of the panel can be removed for cleaning. To do this, unhook the seal on the left and right. Clean the glass panels with glass cleaner and a soft cloth.
  • Page 32: Accessories

    Accessories Immediately after use, soak the accessories in washing up liquid. Food residues can then be easily removed with a brush or sponge. The universal pan can be cleaned at the same time as the automatic self cleaning. Troubleshooting Should a malfunction occur, it is often only due to a minor fault.
  • Page 33: Replacing The Oven Light

    Problem Possible cause Comments/remedy The Er 1" or Er 4" error The temperature sensor Contact the after sales service. message appears in the clock has failed. display. The Er 2" error message Incorrect mains connection. Switch off the fuses in the fuse box and appears in the clock display.
  • Page 34: After Sales Service

    Unscrew the bulb and replace it with one of the same type. Figure B. Fit the glass cover back on. To do this, insert it on one side and press firmly on the other side. The glass cover will now click into place. Remove the tea towel and switch the fuse back Replacing the glass cover The glass cover on the oven light must be replaced if it...
  • Page 35: Packaging And Old Appliances

    Packaging and old appliances Disposing in an Unpack the appliance and dispose of the packaging environmentally in an environmentally responsible manner. responsible manner ó This appliance is labelled in accordance with the European Directive 2002/96/EC concerning used electrical and electronic appliances (waste electrical and electronic equipment - WEEE).
  • Page 36 Tables The values in the table apply to dishes placed in a cold oven. This saves energy. Shorten the baking times indicated by 5 to 10 minutes if you have preheated the oven. The tables show which type of heating is best for different cakes and bakes.
  • Page 37 Food Dish Shelf Cooking Temp. C Time, position method minutes Pies** pie dish 45 55 Preheat oven ** For a crispy bottom always place dish on the universal pan Hot air Food Dish Shelf Cooking Temp. C Time, position method minutes Rich fruit cake Ø...
  • Page 38: Baking Tips

    Baking tips You wish to cook to your own Refer to the instructions in the tables for similar types of food. recipe. How to check that a sponge cake Approximately 10 minutes before the end of the baking time is cooked properly. given in the recipe, pierce the tallest point of the cake with a cocktail stick.
  • Page 39: Meat, Poultry, Fish

    Condensation is formed when Baking may result in the formation of water vapour. It escapes baking cakes containing fresh above the door handle. The steam may settle and form water fruit. droplets on the control panel or on the fronts of adjacent units. This is a normal physical process.
  • Page 40 Turn the pieces of meat after two thirds of the cooking time indicated. The grill element automatically switches itself off and back on again. This is normal. The number of times this happens depends on the grill setting you have selected.
  • Page 41: Tips For Roasting And Grilling

    Tips for roasting and grilling The table does not contain Select the next lowest weight from the instructions and extend information for the weight of the the time. roast. How can you tell when the roast Use a meat thermometer (available from specialist shops) or is ready? carry out a spoon test".
  • Page 42: Defrosting

    Meal Use for Level Type of Temperature Cooking time in heating in ºC minutes Fried foods* Fish fingers 200 220 5 15 Chicken nuggets 200 220 10 20 Vegetable burgers 200 220 15 25 Strudel* Apple strudel 190 210 30 40 Line the universal pan with greaseproof paper.
  • Page 43: Drying

    Drying Only use perfectly fresh fruit and vegetables, and wash them thoroughly. Allow the food to drain well and dry it yourself. Line the universal pan and wire rack with baking paper or greaseproof paper. Meal Level Type of Temperature in Cooking time in heating ºC...
  • Page 44 The times specified in the tables are guidelines only. They can be influenced by the room temperature, the number of jars and the amount and temperature of the jar contents. Before you change settings or switch off the appliance, make sure that the contents of the jars are actually bubbling.
  • Page 45: Energy Saving Tips

    Vegetables with cold stock in 1 litre jars After bubbling Reheating 120 140 ºC Cucumbers approx. 35 minutes Beetroot approx. 35 minutes approx. 30 minutes Brussel sprouts approx. 45 minutes approx. 30 minutes Beans, kohlrabi, red cabbage approx. 60 minutes approx.
  • Page 46: Acrylamide In Food

    Acrylamide in food Experts are currently discussing how dangerous acrylamide in food can be. We have compiled this information sheet for you on the basis of current research. Where does acrylamide Acrylamide in food does not come from external come from? contamination.
  • Page 47 Baking Set the temperature to a maximum of 200 ºC when using the top/bottom heating setting, and to a maximum of 180 ºC for the 3D hot air setting. Cookies: Set the temperature to a maximum of 190 ºC when using the top/bottom heating setting, and to a maximum of 170 ºC for the 3D hot air setting.
  • Page 48: Test Dishes

    Test dishes referring to EN 60350. Baking Food Dish and notes Shelf Cooking Temp. ºC Cooking position method time min Small Cakes baking tray 170 190 20 30 Small Cakes baking tray 140 160 20 30 (preheat oven) baking tray + universal pan* 140 160 25 35 Fatless sponge...