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   Summary of Contents for SIEMENS HC724220

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    Instruction manual HC724220...

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    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.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety information ....... . Before installation ........Information for your safety .

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    Table of contents Detaching and refitting the rails ..... . . Detaching and attaching the oven door ....Removing and installing the door panels .

  • Page 6: Safety Information

    d Safety information Read this instruction manual carefully. Keep the instruction manual in a safe place. If the appliance changes owners, the instructions should always be passed on. Before installation Transport damage Check the appliance for damage after unpacking it. Do not have the appliance connected if it has been damaged in transport.

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    Risk of short circuit. Do not trap leads of electrical appliances in the hot oven door or pull them over the hot hob. The cable insulation could melt. Risk of fire. Never place flammable objects on the hob or store them in the cooking compartment.

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    Wet saucepan bases and Risk of injury. hotplates Liquid between the base of the saucepan and the hotplate can create steam pressure. The pan may suddenly jump. Always keep the hotplates and pan bases dry. Cracks in the glass ceramic Risk of electric shock.

  • Page 9: Causes Of Damage

    Causes of damage Damage to the hob Do not allow pans to boil dry, especially with enamel and aluminium pans. They may cause damage. Do not place hot cookware on the display area or on the surround. Damage can occur if hard or pointed objects fall onto the hob.

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    Damage to the oven Do not place accessories on the cooking compartment floor. Do not line it with foil or greaseproof paper of any kind. Do not place ovenware on the cooking compartment floor if a temperature of over 50 ºC has been set. This will cause heat accumulation.

  • Page 11: Energy And Environment Tips

    Energy and environment tips Here you can find tips on how to save energy when baking and roasting in the oven and when cooking on the hob and how to dispose of your appliance properly. Environmentally friendly disposal Dispose of packaging in an environmentally friendly manner.

  • Page 12: Saving Energy With The Hob

    Saving energy with the hob Use pots and pans with thick, even bases. Uneven bases increase energy consumption. The diameter of pot and pan bases should be the same size as the hotplate. In particular, small saucepans on the hotplate cause energy losses. Please remember: Cookware manufacturers often provide the diameter of the saucepan.

  • Page 13: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Electrical connection The appliance must be connected to the mains by a licenced expert. The regulations of your electricity supplier must be observed. Any damage arising from the appliance being connected incorrectly will invalidate the guarantee. For the installer An all pole isolating switch with a contact gap of at least 3 mm must be present for installation.

  • Page 14: Levelling The Cooker

    Levelling the cooker Always place the cooker directly on the floor. 1. Pull out the plinth drawer and lift it up and out. There are adjustable feet at the front and rear on the inside of the plinth. 2. Use an Allen key to raise or lower the adjustable feet as necessary until the cooker is level (Fig.

  • Page 15: Your New Cooker

    Your new cooker Here you will learn about your new cooker. We will explain the control panel, the hob and the individual operating controls. You will find information on the cooking compartment and the accessories. Depending on the appliance model, individual details may differ.

  • Page 16: The Hob

    The hob Steam outlet Caution! Hot air escapes from here Hotplate 17 cm or extended Hotplate 14.5 cm cooking zone 17 x 26 cm Dual circuit hotplate Hotplate 18 cm 21 and 12 cm Residual heat indicator Hotplate controls You can use the four hotplate controls to control the heat output provided by each hotplate.

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    Setting Function ý Off position Switches off the hotplate. 1 9 Heat settings Heat setting 1 = lowest power Heat setting 9 = highest power î Power on Switches on the extended cooking zone. ð Power on Switches on the large dual circuit hotplate. When you switch on a hotplate, the indicator lamp lights up.

  • Page 18: The Oven

    The oven Use the function selector and the temperature selector to make settings on the oven. Function selector Use the function selector to select the type of heating for the oven. You can turn the function selector clockwise and anti clockwise. Setting Off position The oven is switched off.

  • Page 19: The Cooking Compartment

    Temperature selector The temperature selector is used to set the temperature or grill setting. Setting Meaning Off position The oven does not heat up. Ú 50 270 Temperature range The temperature in the cooking compartment in ºC. The grill settings for the * small and ( large area grill. S, SS, SSS Grill settings S = level 1, low SS = level 2, medium...

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    The accessories can become deformed when they become hot. As soon as they have cooled down, the deformation disappears with no effect on the function. Hold the sides of the baking tray firmly with both hands and slide it in parallel into the shelf. When sliding in the baking tray, avoid movements to the right or left as this will make it difficult to slide it in.

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    Metal roasting dish HZ 26000 The roasting dish is intended for use on the extended cooking zone of the ceramic hob. It is suitable for the sensor cooking system as well as for the automatic roasting function. The roasting dish is enamel on the outside with a non stick coating on the inside.

  • Page 23: Before Using The Oven For The First Time

    Before using the oven for the first time In this section, you can find out what you must do before using your oven to prepare food for the first time. First read the section on Safety information. Heating up the oven To remove the new cooker smell, heat up the oven when it is empty and closed.

  • Page 24: Setting The Hob

    Setting the hob In this section, you can find out how to set your hotplates. The table shows heat settings and cooking times for various meals. Setting procedure Adjust the heat setting of the individual hotplates using the hotplate controls. Position 0 = off Position 1 = lowest power Position 9 = highest power.

  • Page 25: Table Of Cooking Times

    Table of cooking times The following table provides some examples. The cooking times may vary depending on the type of food, its weight and quality. Deviations are therefore possible. Always use heat setting 9 for bringing food to the boil. Ongoing cooking Ongoing setting...

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    Ongoing cooking Ongoing setting cooking time in minutes Frying** Escalope, plain or breaded 6 10 mins Escalope, frozen 8 12 mins Steak (3 cm thick) 8 12 mins Fish and fish fillet, plain 8 20 Min Fish and fish fillet, breaded 8 20 mins Fish and fish fillet, breaded and frozen, e.g.

  • Page 27: Setting The Oven

    Setting the oven Tables and tips The correct settings for many dishes can be found in the Tables and tips section. Setting procedure Example: Top and bottom temperature t, 200 ºC Select the heat setting that you require with the function selector knob.

  • Page 28: Rapid Heating

    Rapid heating With rapid heating, your oven reaches the temperature selected particularly quickly. Use rapid heating when temperatures above 100 ºC are selected. To ensure an even cooking result, do not place your dish in the cooking compartment until rapid heating is complete.

  • Page 29: Care And Cleaning

    Care and cleaning With meticulous care and cleaning your hob and oven will retain its looks and remain in good working order for a long time. We will explain here how you should care for and clean them correctly. Notes Slight differences in the colours on the front of the oven are caused by the use of different materials, such as glass, plastic and metal.

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    Do not use high pressure cleaners or steam cleaners. Wash new sponge cloths thoroughly before use. Area Cleaning agents Appliance exterior Hot soapy water: Clean with a dish cloth and dry with a soft cloth. Do not use any glass cleaners or glass scrapers. Stainless steel Hot soapy water: Clean with a dish cloth and dry with a soft cloth.

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    Area Cleaning agents Accessories Hot soapy water: Soak and clean with a dish cloth or brush. Plinth drawer Hot soapy water: Clean with a dish cloth. Cleaning the self cleaning The back wall of the cooking compartment is coated surfaces in the cooking with self cleaning enamel.

  • Page 32: Detaching And Refitting The Rails

    Detaching and refitting the rails The rails can be removed for cleaning. The oven must have cooled down. 1. Lift the front of the rails upwards Detaching the rails 2. and detach. (Fig. A) 3. Then pull the rails forward and take them out. (Fig.

  • Page 33: Detaching And Attaching The Oven Door

    Detaching and attaching the oven For cleaning purposes and to remove the door panels, door you can detach the oven door. The oven door hinges each have a locking lever. When the locking levers are closed (Fig. A), the oven door is secured in place.

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    Attaching the door Reattach the oven door in the reverse sequence to removal. 1. When attaching the oven door, ensure that both hinges are inserted straight into the opening (Fig. A). 2. The notch on the hinge must engage on both sides (Fig.

  • Page 35: Removing And Installing The Door Panels

    Removing and installing the door To facilitate cleaning, you can remove the glass panels from the oven door. panels When removing the inner panels, pay attention to the order in which the panels are removed. Removal 1. Detach the oven door and lay on a cloth with the handle facing down.

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    Installation 1. Insert the bottom panel diagonally towards the back. (Fig. A) 2. Place the small clips on the right and left side of the bottom panel. 3. Insert the centre panel. (Fig. B) 4. Fit the small clips to the lower panel. (Fig. C) 5.

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Malfunctions often have simple explanations. Please refer to the malfunction table before calling the after sales service. If a dish doesn't turn out as well as you had hoped, have a look in the Tested for you in our cooking studio section, where you will find plenty of cooking tips and tricks.

  • Page 38: Replacing The Bulb In The Oven Ceiling Light

    Replacing the bulb in the oven ceiling If the bulb in the oven light fails, it must be replaced. 25 watt heat resistant spare bulbs can be obtained light from our after sales service or your local specialist. Only use these bulbs. 1.

  • Page 39: After Sales Service

    After sales service Our after sales service is there for you if your appliance should need to be repaired. You will find the address and telephone number of the nearest after sales service point in the telephone directory. The listed after sales service centres will also be pleased to give you the details of an after sales service point near you.

  • Page 40: Tested For You In Our Cooking Studio

    Tested for you in our cooking studio Here you will find a selection of dishes and the ideal settings for them. We will show you which type of heating and which temperature are ideal for your dish. You can find information about suitable accessories and the height at which they should be inserted.

  • Page 41: Cakes And Pastries

    Cakes and pastries Baking on one level Cakes have the best chance of being a success if you bake them on one level with top/bottom heating %. If you bake with hot air :: Cakes in tins, shelf position 2 Cakes on trays, shelf position 3.

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    Baking tins It is best to use dark coloured metal baking tins. Baking times are increased when light coloured baking tins made of thin metal or glass dishes are used, and cakes do not brown so evenly. If you wish to use silicone backing tins, use the information and recipes provided by the manufacturer as a guide.

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    Cakes in tins Ovenware Level Type of Temperature Baking time heating in C in minutes Ring/loaf tin 160 180 40 50 Simple sponge cake Simple sponge cake 3 loaf tins 140 160 60 80 Delicate sponge cake Ring/loaf tin 150 170 60 70 Sponge flan base Flan tin...

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    Cakes on trays Accessories Level Type of Temperature Baking time heating in C in minutes Baking tray 170 190 20 30 Sponge with dry topping Sponge with dry topping Universal pan + 150 170 35 45 baking tray Universal pan 170 190 40 50 Sponge with moist topping...

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    Small baked Accessories Level Type of Temperature Baking time products heating in C in minutes Baking tray 140 150 30 40 Viennese whirls Viennese whirls Preheat Preheat Baking tray 140 150 30 40 Universal pan + baking trays 140 150 30 45 Universal pan + 2 baking 1+3+5...

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    Bread and rolls When baking bread, preheat the oven, unless instructions state otherwise. Never pour water into the hot oven. When baking on 2 levels at once, always insert the universal pan above the baking tray. Bread and rolls Accessories Level Type of Temperature...

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    Baking tips...

  • Page 48: Meat, Poultry, Fish

    Always use hot air : to bake on more than one level. Baking You were baking on several levels. The items on the top baking tray trays that are placed in the oven at the same time will not are darker than that on the bottom necessarily be ready at the same time.

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    Tips for grilling Always grill with the oven door closed. When grilling, preheat the oven for approx. 3 minutes, before putting the food in. Place the food to be grilled directly on the wire rack. If you are grilling a single piece, the best results are achieved by placing it in the centre of the wire rack.

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    Meat Weight Accessories Level Type of Tempera Cooking and ovenware heating ture in C, time in grill setting minutes Beef Veal Pork Lamb Meat loaf Sausages...

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    Poultry The weights indicated in the table refer to oven ready poultry (without stuffing). If you are grilling directly on the wire rack, you should also insert the universal pan at level 1. The meat juices are collected here and the oven is kept clean. When cooking duck or goose, pierce the skin on the underside of the wings to allow the fat to escape.

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    Fish If you are grilling directly on the wire rack, you should also insert the universal pan at level 1. The liquid is collected here, keeping the oven cleaner. Turn fish after Z of the grilling time has elapsed. Whole fish does not have to be turned. Place the whole fish in the oven in its swimming position with its dorsal fin facing upwards.

  • Page 53: 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. joint. How to tell when the roast is ready. Use a meat thermometer (available from specialist shops) or carry out a spoon test".

  • Page 54: Bakes, Gratins, Toast

    Bakes, gratins, toast If you are grilling directly on the wire rack, the universal pan should also be inserted at level 1. The oven is kept cleaner. Always place the ovenware on the wire rack. How well cooked the bake is will depend on the size of the dish and the height of the bake.

  • Page 55: Preprepared Products

    Preprepared products Observe the instructions on the packaging. If you line the accessories with greaseproof paper, please make sure that the paper is suitable for these temperatures. Make sure the paper is a suitable size for the ovenware. The cooking result is heavily dependent on the quality of the food.

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    Meal Accessories Level Type of Tempera Baking heating ture in C, time in grill setting minutes Baked items, prebaked Universal pan 190 210 10 20 Part cooked rolls or Part cooked rolls or part cooked baguette part cooked baguette Universal pan + 160 180 20 25 wire rack...

  • Page 57: Special Dishes

    Special dishes Your appliance can be set to temperatures between 50 and 270 ºC. 50 ºC is equally useful for producing creamy yoghurt as it is for light yeast dough. Yoghurt Bring the milk (3.5 % fat) to the boil, then allow to cool to 50 ºC.

  • Page 58: Defrosting

    Defrosting Take frozen food out of its packaging and place in a suitable dish on the wire rack. Please observe the instructions on the packaging. The defrosting time will depend on the type and quantity of the food. Place poultry on a plate with the breast side facing down.

  • Page 59: Preserving

    Preserving Preparation Setting procedure...

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    Preserving fruit After approximately 40 to 50 minutes, small bubbles begin to form at short intervals. Switch off the oven. After 25 to 35 minutes of residual heat, remove the preserving jars from the cooking compartment. If they are allowed to cool for longer in the cooking compartment, germs could multiply, promoting acidification of the preserved fruit.

  • Page 61: Acrylamide In Foodstuffs

    Acrylamide in foodstuffs Which foods are affected? Acrylamide is mainly produced in grain and potato products heated at high temperatures, such as potato crisps, chips, toast, rolls, bread, fine baked goods (biscuits, gingerbread, cookies). Tips for keeping acrylamide to a minimum when preparing food General Keep cooking times to a minimum.

  • Page 62: Test Dishes

    Test dishes These tables have been produced for test institutes to facilitate the inspection and testing of the various appliances. In accordance with EN/IEC 60350. Baking When baking on 2 levels at once, always insert the universal pan above the baking tray. When baking on 3 levels at once, always insert the universal pan in the centre of the oven.

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    Dish Accessories and Level Type of Temperature Cooking ovenware heating in C time in minutes Viennese whirls...

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    Grilling If placing food directly on the wire rack, the universal pan should also be inserted at level 1. The liquid is collected here, keeping the oven cleaner. Dish Accessories and Level Type of Grill setting Cooking cookware heating time in minutes Toast Wire rack...

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    HC724220 9000 518145 SE S en S 041289...

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