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Hamilton Beach Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Cook a variety of delicious breakfast sandwiches in the comfort of your own home in five minutes or less using the new Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker. You'll love how quick and easy it is to produce perfect restaurant style breakfast sandwiches every time, while avoiding the mess and hassle of using multiple frying pans and other kitchen appliances to produce a single breakfast sandwich. Hamilton Beach has taken this process and made it simple and easy to do. The first layer cooks the bottom half of your sandwich, the center section perfectly cooks your egg and the top plate gently toasts the bread on the top and holds the heat inside. This compact little appliance is the perfect addition to any kitchen or dorm room. Use your own fresh, healthy ingredients to produce restaurant-quality sandwiches in just five minutes. Create your own, or follow the quick and easy recipes that are included with the Hamilton Beach Sandwich Maker.
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Questions & Answers for Hamilton Beach Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Question

Frozen sausage patty

Can i use pre-cooked frozen sausage patties to make sandwiches with this marker? Would I need to thaw the sausage patty first?
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
Persikka
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes but I would thaw the patty first.
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 2
I would thaw the pre-cooked frozen sausage.
answered 8 months ago
By
Chicagomom25
answer 3
Yes these patties can be used but thaw first or keep them refrigerated. They work great, larger patties work best.
answered 9 months ago
By
ChefDad1971
answer 4
I've used pre-cooked sausage and bacon, but reheat them in the microwave first before using. This also gives me a chance to soak up the grease with paper towel before putting in the sandwich.
answered 9 months ago
By
ShopperFromFlorida
answer 5
I used a a sausage patty, I'd bought them from the store, earlier that day, so it was cold, but not frozen. Since it's only in there 4-5 mins, I'm not sure that would be quite enough time for the patty to cook all the way through.
answered 10 months ago
By
irishjulie
answer 6
Since this is plenty hot enough to cook the egg, I honestly think that a frozen patty would work fine. My suggestion is to give it a try. It's already pre-cooked, so I can't imagine that it wouldn't work.
answered 1 year ago
By
busywifeandmom58
answer 7
I would thaw the sausage patty first. After you get yours, you can judge the cooking time with the various meats and eggs. I also would recommend a medium egg, as the large egg takes a bit longer to cook. I tried cooking a slice of cut-up raw bacon, and it didn't work too well, so I always cook (bake) my bacon in the oven on parchment paper. I cook it to almost the crispness point and refridgerate it.
answered 1 year ago
By
NCBreakfastLover
answer 8
I would thaw the sausage in the microwave while the unit preheats.
answered 1 year ago
By
FloraLaura
answer 9
Yes but you might have to let it cook longer we used bacon but found it was easier to cook first
answered 1 year ago
By
Chell7
answer 10
Thaw it.
answered 1 year ago
By
Trevortike
answer 11
Thank you for your question. We recommend using pre-cooked, unfrozen meats in Model 25475.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

cheese

would putting cheese on the egg part allow for the proper cooking of egg?
asked 8 months ago
By
gail
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, it def would! :)
answered 8 months ago
By
Candillicious
answer 2
depends on how hard cooked you want your egg
answered 8 months ago
By
Greenfrog123
answer 3
It worked for me.
answered 8 months ago
By
Grayse
answer 4
Yes
answered 8 months ago
By
EastTexasJJ
answer 5
Yes. You put the english muffin in first and any topping on top of that (cheese; canadian bacon; crab). You close that section and place the egg in the next section and the top of the english muffin. It comes out perfect. You will need to figure out the best time for your sandwich (they say anywhere between 4 and 5 minutes so we picked 4 1/2 and it worked).
answered 8 months ago
By
Jovernite
answer 6
it would make it messy I just put the cheese with ham or what ever meat or sometimes no meat. It is good either way
answered 8 months ago
By
prcruiser
answer 7
Im not sure about that but I tried 2 eggs on top for 6 1/2 min & they were not cooked thru. I cant see a problem but use room temp cheese!
answered 8 months ago
By
hondo101
answer 8
Yes
answered 8 months ago
By
MaryS11
answer 9
No...you need to cook the egg FIRST, then add the top bun. The cheese should go on LAST, otherwise, your sandwich slides apart.
answered 8 months ago
By
NanaSLT
answer 10
yes it would as it gets hot enough while cooking. i have added shreded cheese with vegies to my egg and it cooked well. hope this helpes you. just let your emagination go wild and have fun
answered 8 months ago
By
wolfman1
answer 11
Thank you for your question. Cheese may be placed on top of egg when cooking. This will not affect cooking of egg.
answered 8 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

What is the diameter of the cooking surface

asked 8 months ago
By
Duh
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
The diameter of the surface is about the size of an English muffin
Just the right size for a large egg!
answered 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
Just a hair over 3 7/8 inches probably on the order of 3 15/16 but my tape, in the house, isn't that well graduated.
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 3
don't have a tape measure handy but its about 3 inches
answered 8 months ago
By
MissyBz
answer 4
about 5 inches
answered 8 months ago
By
clepps
answer 5
Dimensions (inches): 5.6 H x 6.3 W x 7.3 D
So I am pretty sure you can estimate the actual cooking surface from those measurements. :)
answered 8 months ago
By
Candillicious
answer 6
The size of a English muffin
answered 8 months ago
By
Greenfrog123
answer 7
approximately 5 inches
answered 8 months ago
By
devilsdaughterjt
answer 8
We haven't measured but it fits an english muffin perfectly.
answered 8 months ago
By
Jovernite
answer 9
Thank you for your question. The diameter of the cooking surface for this unit is 10.795 cm.
answered 8 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
answer 10
An English muffin fits perfectly, so about 3 !/2 inches.
answered 8 months ago
By
mmbl
answer 11
It is about 4 or 4 1/2 inches
answered 8 months ago
By
Wally1141
Question

can it be use wiyh croissant bread

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
larry
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
according to the instructions it can be
answered 8 months ago
By
Jaysen2931
answer 2
The key here is how big is croissant? The inside diametre of the cooker is about 3 and 15/16 inches.
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 3
Sure can..
I am sat here munching on a ham egg and cheese croissant as I type :)
answered 8 months ago
By
MissyBz
answer 4
There is a recipe in the guide for small croissants. Just be careful whatever you use files the circle. It is exactly english muffin size.
answered 8 months ago
By
julkat
answer 5
I think the mini-croissants may work; it's a matter of size. Anything about the size of a English Muffin will work. You may want to adjust the cook time on a croissant, since they are a bit lighter/thinner than an English Muffin
answered 10 months ago
By
irishjulie
answer 6
Yes! Came out great.
answered 10 months ago
By
KevJr1964
answer 7
Yes, but you need to make sure that they are small enough to fit. The same size as an English muffin.
answered 11 months ago
By
Cocacaz
answer 8
You can use croissant bread as long as it fits in the circle. You may need to trim it a bit.
answered 1 year ago
By
NCBreakfastLover
answer 9
have not tried that yet - but the reciepe booklet says you can use it with a croissant and/or bagel or other type of bread. You don't have to use the muffin's. it's just already preshaped "round" so that and bagels fit the best.
answered 1 year ago
By
FloraLaura
answer 10
Yes
answered 1 year ago
By
Chell7
answer 11
Thank you for your question. A small croissant may be used in Model 25475.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

Can you do eggs only? From the photo I'd say yes but want to make sure.

asked 1 year, 1 month ago
By
CP30
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
The documents included recommended not using egg whites - i tried anyway, it cooked ok but it became a bit more messy.
answered 8 months ago
By
1Buyer1
answer 2
My kids have made sandwiches and left out the eggs. My daughter likes to use avocado slices or maybe a little extra meat. The top bread sits on top of where you would put the egg so you could probably put lots of things in there instead.
answered 8 months ago
By
Lisa27inNM
answer 3
I had left over mini dollar sandwiches with ham, turkey and cheese added the egg and everything heated right up and was awesome
answered 8 months ago
By
slight
answer 4
Can't see why not. You could probably cook two eggs at the same time, on the bottom and one in the top. You could certainly cook one egg in the top.
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 5
I don't see why you can't, they sit on the top layer and I made my toddler an omelette this morning in it :)
answered 8 months ago
By
MissyBz
answer 6
yes, just put it in the top.
answered 8 months ago
By
1Busymomonthego
answer 7
Yes, I did an egg alone the first time I used it. The egg will look sort of plasticky, but was very good!
answered 9 months ago
By
BusyHockeyMom
answer 8
I suppose u could just make an egg at a time if u really wanted to. Would be better in a pan. This is better for sandwiches
answered 10 months ago
By
KevJr1964
answer 9
Yes I think you could but the egg might leak down a little bit. It's really made to have some type of bread on either side of the egg.
answered 1 year ago
By
FloraLaura
answer 10
As opposed to what? You can put anything in it you want...Scrambled, raw, fried up to you (as far as eggs) we used bacon and that worked fine as well
answered 1 year ago
By
Chell7
answer 11
Thank you for your question. With Model 25475 you may cook eggs only. You can use a whole egg, egg white, or a scrambled egg.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

Does it shut off automatically?

Or do you have to unplug it/turn it off yourself?
asked 9 months ago
By
Barb
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I unplug mine after use, I have not seen it cut off automatically, but it does cycle through green light ready, then red light power. Hope that helps
answered 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
You must unplug it.
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 3
You have to unplug it.
answered 8 months ago
By
Ront8428
answer 4
You have to unplug it.
answered 8 months ago
By
Chicagomom25
answer 5
You have to unplug yourself no on/off switch..
answered 8 months ago
By
fatboy05
answer 6
No you have to unplug it
answered 9 months ago
By
futonbed
answer 7
No. Set your own timer for 5 minutes, then unplug to turn off.
answered 9 months ago
By
LadyVet98
answer 8
you have to unplug it. no on/off swith
answered 9 months ago
By
olddogman
answer 9
No-- and it doesn't have a timer, but everything always takes 5 minutes so that's a pretty easy work-around
answered 9 months ago
By
Madddddy
answer 10
No, you have to shut it off (I unplug it) or it will over-cook your sandwich.
answered 9 months ago
By
MsMystic1
answer 11
Thank you for your question. This unit will not have an automatic shut off. To turn unit off, unplug from outlet.
answered 9 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

Do frozen pancakes heat during process, or do you have to micro first

asked 9 months ago
By
giogirl
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
no they heat up fine along with frozen waffles that are cut to size
answered 8 months ago
By
slight
answer 2
according to the directions, you do not have to heat them. They will heat during the process.
answered 8 months ago
By
Jaysen2931
answer 3
Frozen pancakes work great, no need to pre-cook them. I even use chocolate chip frozen pancakes yum!
answered 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 4
I haven't tried this actually, seeing how warm it gets I would thaw the pancakes first, or add time to the cooking. Since sandwich top actually comes contact with the egg during the cooking process, a frozen top would slow down the process. I use english muffins that are kept in the fridge and that works out just fine, with out additional heating.
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 5
I'm sure frozen pancakes will heat during the process. I have used frozen english muffins and it turns out fine. Just make sure you pre-heat the appliance.
answered 8 months ago
By
Chicagomom25
answer 6
they toast up while the egg cooks. my son likes them the best!
answered 8 months ago
By
momof2band1g
answer 7
I put a frozen sausage patty in the sandwich (pre-cooked) and it came out perfect.
answered 9 months ago
By
BJBS2
answer 8
Frozen sausage patties work just fine -- I'm sure they'd work great-
answered 9 months ago
By
Madddddy
answer 9
no they heat
answered 9 months ago
By
bigguy5
answer 10
I haven't tried them, not sure about frozen. Thawed out should work. Good idea, though, something to try!
answered 9 months ago
By
MsMystic1
answer 11
Thank you for your question. Frozen pancakes may be placed directly in unit. Pancakes will be heated through during cooking process.
answered 9 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

Do Eggo or other breakfast waffles fit?

When we camp, sometimes make waffle sandwiches that appear similar.
asked 10 months ago
By
JP
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
I believe it would. I put the little round frozen pancakes in it so all you need to do is measure the diameter of your waffles and look at the measurements of this machine or compare with the diameter of the little walmart frozen pancakes because I know they work.
answered 8 months ago
By
mrblueu
answer 2
Waffles would need to be smaller than 4" across to fit.
answered 8 months ago
By
cookiejarjan
answer 3
it's just about the size of an english muffin, so i would so no, unless you're using the mini's and it's possible that they may be too small
answered 8 months ago
By
Jaysen2931
answer 4
I don't know but I can tell you that the diameter of the cooker is just under 4 inches call it 3 and 15/16. Don't know how big your waffles are...
answered 8 months ago
By
Cuddlebear01
answer 5
I haven't tried waffles yet; I'm sure that a section of a waffle would work or finding small round ones. I'm ready to experiment!
answered 9 months ago
By
JBruce
answer 6
You would probably have to cut that waffle down to get it to fit and
watch the cooking time.
answered 9 months ago
By
Tommysg
answer 7
Yes
answered 10 months ago
By
SunshineLady
answer 8
Eggo's would be too big, but you could place an English Muffin on top of the waffle, then cut around it, I think it would fit then.
answered 10 months ago
By
irishjulie
answer 9
If you can find one small enough. Fits a standard size english muffin perfect
answered 10 months ago
By
KevJr1964
answer 10
A standard eggo would probably be too big. You could trim it to fit if you wanted to. An english muffin is the largest size that will fit. You can use that as a guage. I think you can buy frozen pancakes that are small enough though.
answered 10 months ago
By
MDBROCK
answer 11
Thank you for your question. Breakfast waffles can be used with this unit. We recommend using smaller waffles, to fit unit, as well as defrosting waffles before using.
answered 10 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

how do you clean it

asked 6 months ago
By
alice
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
just lift the rings straight up. and remove I just rinse mine in sink it cleans really easy then use damp soapy cloth to clean the top and bottom.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
skiddaddles
answer 2
I's real easy the insert comes out to hand wash and you just wipe the top & bottom. Not messy at all
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
KristiLJ
answer 3
The middle part comes apart from the machine and is dishwasher safe, or you can wash it with regular dish soap and water and dry it well with a paper towel or cloth. The movable egg tray and the rest of the non stick surfaces I also wash off with a sponge or dish rag and dry immediately. Very easy to clean. Do not use any harsh detergents, I use Dawn to wash mine with.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
momofmatt
answer 4
The inserts come out. Easy clean up.
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
By
71Camaro
answer 5
Just wipe it down. Very easy to clean!
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
sweetangelmd
answer 6
Because I always use a SMALL spray of Pam or similar oil, it is easy to clean by just wiping off all sides of each section with a dry paper-towel. The high heat when it is used serves to sterilize the components. However, because the rings and cooking-plate remove so easily it would be possible to put them in the dishwasher or use a dish-soap-sponge on them.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
AlbanyChuck
answer 7
Soap ans water
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Vince59
answer 8
Personally I've cleaned the internal parts in the dishwasher and I wipe the top and bottom with a sponge. It still looks brand new and has been used quite a bit.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
Kitchenqueen1234
answer 9
let it cool off then wipe it clean with a soft cloth or paper towel
answered 6 months ago
By
hungrybear
answer 10
It's very easy to clean. The main areas that you cook in, lift off for easy wash. It takes me all of 30 seconds to wash.
answered 6 months ago
By
mrblueu
answer 11
Thank you for your question. To clean unit please remove ring assembly. Ring assembly may be washed in hot soapy water or on top rack of dishwasher. Do not use the "Sani" setting when washing in dishwasher. Wipe top and bottom heating plates with a damp, soapy cloth. Remove soap with a damp cloth; dry thoroughly. Wipe outside of unit with a damp, soapy cloth.
answered 6 months ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
Question

Does the muffin get toasted or just warm?

asked 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Kate
on Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
11 answers
Answers
answer 1
It get toasted as it is in contact with the upper and lower heated plates. They are hot enough to melt any cheese if you put it on after the 5 min.
answered 3 weeks, 4 days ago
By
Dawg8
answer 2
The muffin comes out crispy crunchy on the surface touching the machine. The cut sides do not, but for some reason, are not moist and mushy. They are actually just like what you get at a restaurant.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
snuch
answer 3
English muffin more warm than toasted.
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
Chops1926
answer 4
It gets toasted. :)
answered 3 months ago
By
emgma
answer 5
the outside of mine got burnt in spots, I would say it is lightly toasted otherwise
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Minnie2003
answer 6
Toasted and warm! I but a little butter in the bottom before I put the bread on and then I butter my bread before using!
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Sanandreyas
answer 7
Yes, it toasts the outside of the muffin.
answered 4 months ago
By
BeesGrandma
answer 8
It does get toasted.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 9
Toasted on the outside, and warm.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
Hawkfan29
answer 10
Actually it would depend on how long you left it in there but for the most part, it's not going to toast it like a toaster would. It will be hot but not toasted.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
mrblueu
answer 11
Thank you for your question. This unit will include top heating plate and bottom heating plate for cooking. When making a breakfast sandwich in this unit, bottom and top of bread being used will toast.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
HamiltonBeachTeam
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