If you prefer to steep your tea the old fashioned way and need the water heated to the perfect temperature for different types of teas, then you’ll want a kettle like the Cuisinart CPK-17 PerfecTemp 1.7-Liter Stainless Steel Cordless Electric Kettle. This product has received great reviews and is perfect for the true tea enthusiast. You can make iced tea or the perfect cup of hot tea, so this unit is very versatile. Of course, it only heats the water, it does not brew your tea. However, if you want the exact temp for making the perfect green tea, black tea or any other variety of tea, this machine is a must have.

If you’re making iced tea you will need to purchase a pitcher unless you already have one.

Main Features:

  • 1500-watt
  • stainless-steel 
  • 6 preset heat settings 
  • blue LED indicator lights
  • 30-minute keep warm
  • backlit water window
  • removable/washable scale filter
  • boil-dry protection
  • auto safety shutoff

Technical Specifications

  • 2-minute memory function; 360-degree swivel power base for cordless convenience
  • 8-1/5 by 9-4/5 by 12 inches; 3-year limited warranty
  • 1-2/3-liter capacity
  • concealed heating element

What Customers Say:

*Controls are very easy to use, and lights and beeps easily let you know your water is ready.

*This kettle draws 1500W, so be mindful of what circuit it is plugged into and what else is on that circuit.

*The ability to have different temperatures to heat your water is awesome. It works flawlessly. It is fast, and is easy to use.

*I hadn’t realized how much better my favorite teas are when they are brewed at the right temperature. I can’t believe I’ve been missing this for so long!

*I use this to heat up water for hot chocolate or tea. Works really well. It also looks nice on the counter!

*The design of this electric tea kettle is simply excellent! My hats go off to the engineers and product designers who conceived of this design!

Who is the Cuisinart CPK-17 Suitable For?

This product is an excellent choice for any tea lover, especially if you enjoy a variety of teas and want the perfect cup no matter which variety you’re drinking at the time. With 6 temperature settings you will always have the perfect cup of tea or the perfect pitcher of iced tea if you enjoy a cold glass of tea too.

The Cuisinart electric kettle has several great features, like memory, auto shutoff, boil dry protection and sleep mode. It may possibly be the most advance and ingenious kettle ever designed. If you want perfect tea every time, this kettle is a must have. Not only that it’s sleek and stylish design is absolutely beautiful sitting on the counter.

The PerfecTemp for Every Occasion

Equipped with 1500 watts of power for fast heating, this electric kettle brings up to 1-2/3 liters of water to a rolling boil in a matter of minutes. Better than that, it offers six different preset heat settings, which allows for steeping tea at just the right temperature depending on the variety. Using the simple one-touch controls on the kettle’s handle, select 160 degrees F for delicate teas, 175 degrees F for green tea, 185 degrees F for white tea, 190 degrees F for oolong tea, 200 degrees F for French press coffee, and “Boil” for black tea or to make instant cocoa, oatmeal, noodles, and more.

Cuisinart CPK-17 PerfecTemp Cordless Programmable Kettle

The control panel also offers blue LED indicators, a “start” button, and a “keep warm” button, which will maintain the set temperature for 30 minutes. For added convenience, the kettle’s 360-degree swivel base allows for pouring without the hassle of a power cord getting in the way, and its memory function makes it possible to remove the kettle from its base for two minutes without it shutting off or losing its place in the heating process.

Other highlights include a stay-cool nonslip handle, an “open” button for lifting the lid, a blue backlit water window with measurement marks, a concealed heating element to prevent mineral buildup, a removable/washable scale filter, a dripless pour spout, and boil-dry protection with auto shutoff for safety. A user manual with recipes comes included. The kettle measures approximately 8-1/5 by 9-4/5 by 12 inches and carries a three-year limited warranty.