There is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to bake delicious pizza within the comfort of your own home. While traditionally this was the job you would task a standard oven with, you nowadays have plenty of alternatives to choose from.
We are, of course, talking about pizza makers here, appliances that are designed to replace normal ovens when it comes to preparing pizza not only in terms of convenience but also when it comes to size and ergonomy. With so many models to choose from, however, one might find it difficult to pick one that is both affordable and reliable. Fortunately, we put together a list of the ten best pizza makers out there to guide you through.
Best Pizza Makers 2017
10Pizzacraft PC0601 Pizzeria Stovetop Pizza Oven
Exceptionally light (14.7 pounds) and versatile, this oven is intended to work on top of stovetops. It also scores top points on durability, because of the stainless steel base which distributes heat very evenly throughout the 12-inch pizza oven. It heats up to 600 Fahrenheit in 10 minutes and then proceeds to cook your pizza for another 6 minutes. It also has a thermometer for monitoring the temperature while cooking, ensuring you don’t burn yourself accidentally.
9Cuisinart TOB-40FR Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler
This delightful product not only functions as a pizza oven but it’s also a broiler. A high-powered 1000 watt element and the keep-warm coating cooks up delicious pizzas in a matter of minutes. A timer, a transparent window, and manual control dials make it a breeze to operate while its user-friendly interface makes it easy to set up whenever you want to change the cooking settings for your next batch.
8Oster Pizzeria Pizza Oven
If you want to make fresh, tasty, professional-looking pizza from the comfort of your own home, look no further than this absolute stunner from Oster. Exceptionally easy to maintain, the interior is non-stick, and this one has cold touch knobs for smooth operation. When it comes to cooking, this model is one of the best on the market with its automatic timer and an impressive 450 Fahrenheit heating system.
7CuiZen PIZ-4012 Box Oven
If you don’t want to invest in a very complicated and expensive model but would rather use a simple product which is suitable for everyday usage, you definitely won’t be disappointed with this pizza box oven. Boasting a ton of features like cool touch dials, an adjustable thermostat, and a timer, this model just can’t be beaten in terms of cost-efficiency. Not only that but you will find this sleek box oven to be very affordable given its overall quality.
6Wisco 425C-001 Digital Oven
This is by far, one of the most versatile and easy-to-use ovens on the list with its completely digital controls. This model utilizes a dual thermostat system and also uses long-living Calrod elements which stand the test of time for quite a while. All you need to do, to make a delicious pizza is, toss in the ingredients, set a timer and heating level with the controls and then just stand by for a few minutes, while your pizza gets cooked.
5Cuisinart CPO-640 Alfrescamore Pizza Oven
One of the most popular pizza ovens on the market today, this model from Cuisinart is guaranteed to meet all of your expectations and more. A high-intensity 15000 BTU system ensures your pizza gets cooked in 5 minutes or less, saving you precious time and electricity. It’s also super portable, coming in at a measly 40 pounds and is also completely tool-less, making it very easy to assemble from scratch. Additional accessories included in the packaging are a smoker cup, a pizza peeler, and a pizza-making guide.
4Betty Crocker BC-2954CR Pizza Oven
This premier product from Betty Crocker is just as durable and effective as it is attractive, in a bright red theme. The dual nonstick plates are also very safe, and they can be easily wiped clean with a cleaning towel or a piece of cloth. Another great choice for a low budget pizza oven, you can also effortlessly cook nachos or croissants with this multi-functional home oven, a versatility one would normally expect from a much more expensive unit.
3Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto PC6000 Pizza Oven
If you’re a pizza lover and don’t want to dish out the hefty prices levied by most retail companies, this portable home oven should be a godsend. Totally portable and super easy-to-use, this product utilizes a fast cooking technology, which saves you both time and energy. The strong steel body is exceptionally durable and is guaranteed to last you a whole host of pizza making sessions. Additional features include an adjustable heating element and extra cooking space.
2Camp Chef Italian Artisan Pizza Oven
This artsy product from Chef Italia has an impressive, steel design with a ventilated open door, and it is sure to spice up your kitchen or outdoor cooking area. When it comes to cooking, this product delivers top notch performance with its double layered ceiling and ignition/micro-adjust valve for flame control. The only drawback here is that you need to rotate your pizzas manually, which shouldn’t be too much trouble once you get used to it.
1Presto 03430 Pizzaz Oven
Coming in first on our list is this top-notch, near perfect pizza oven from Presto. An especially spacious, auto-rotating cooking tray cooks your pizzas fast and evenly on all sides. The best feature of this particular model is its immense energy efficiency, as the oven uses up to only 60% of the amount of electricity you would otherwise need.
An auto-timer removes the need to constantly monitor your pizza. On top of all this, it is also extremely affordable, which makes it quite simply, our pick of choice for the top pizza oven in every way possible.