Sunbeam DT5600 User Manual

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Please read these instructions carefully 
and retain for future reference. 
Food Dehydrator 
Healthy food dryer with 5 drying racks
Instruction/Recipe Booklet 
DT5600

Summary of Contents of user manual for Sunbeam DT5600

  • Page 1Food Dehydrator Healthy food dryer with 5 drying racks Instruction/Recipe Booklet DT5600 Please read these instructions carefully and retain for...
  • Page 2Contents Sunbeam’s Safety Precautions 1 Features of your Food Dehydrator 2 Using your Food Dehydrator 4 Care and Cleaning 6...
  • Page 3 Sunbeam’s Safety Precautions SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR YOUR SUNBEAM DEHYDRATOR. • Ensure your dehydrator is used at least 50cm •...
  • Page 4 Features of your Food Dehydrator Lid with drying motor Acts as a lid for the Food Dehydrator and contains...
  • Page 5: Date Pre-treatment 1On/Off switch with three heat settings Enable the user to choose the type of drying needed with three heat settings....
  • Page 6 Using your Dehydrator How it works Versatility Dehydrating food is an ancient method of You can dry herbs and...
  • Page 7Using your Dehydrator (continued) Before using your Food Dehydrator Using your Food dehydrator • Wash the drying racks, base and...
  • Page 8 Care and Cleaning Drying racks, fruit roll trays and base To clean the drying racks, fruit roll trays and...
  • Page 9Important Guidelines and Hints Use quality food Fruit Roll Trays Best results are achieved when quality food is Non-stick baking...
  • Page 10 Storage of Dried Foods • Containers should be moisture and insect Important free. Check for moisture by shaking the...
  • Page 11Use of Dried Food Dehydrated fruits and vegetables can be used in a variety of dishes that can be used...
  • Page 12 Drying Chart for Fruit Expect a variance in the time needed to dry NOTE: Times stated are based on drying...
  • Page 13Drying Chart for Fruit (continued) Food type Pre treatment Setting/drying time Suggested Use Limes, skin on, 5mm Scrub whole fruit...
  • Page 14 Drying Vegetables Preparation Dryness Test • Wash vegetables thoroughly and remove • Cool vegetables before attempting the final blemishes. test...
  • Page 15Drying Vegetables (continued) Food type Pre treatment Setting/drying time Suggested Use Tomatoes, regular, cut into Add to risottos and None...
  • Page 16 Fruit Rolls Fruit rolls make delicious snacks ready to • If mixture is too runny, you can add pureed have...
  • Page 17Drying Herbs and Spices Recipes (continued) Drying your own herbs and spices is an easy, • Use the lowest heat...
  • Page 18 Drying Chart for Herbs and Spices Herb/Spice Preparation Drying time Use Wash, pat dry with paper Basil towel. Place leaves...
  • Page 19Drying Meat Recipes (continued) Dehydrating Meat Beef jerky Here are some steps to ensure meat is Makes: 250g dehydrated safely:...
  • Page 20 Drying Flowers Recipes (continued) Using your Food Dehydrator, you are able to Potpourri dry your own flowers, blossoms and petals....
  • Page 21 Recipes Recipes (continued) Pumpkin, corn & chilli loaf Soup mix Serves: 8-10 Makes: 2 cups dried mixture Preparation: 15 mins...
  • Page 22 Recipes (continued) Sour cream & chive scrolls-Low fat and Tomato, mozzarella & pancetta muffins gluten free! Makes: 12 Serves: 12...
  • Page 23 Recipes (continued) Apricot & coconut balls Carrot & walnut cake Makes: 36 Serves: 8 Preparation: 25 mins (+ 8 hours...
  • Page 24 Recipes (continued) Choc-coated oranges Fig, cinnamon & banana cake Makes: 35 slices Serves: 12 Preparation: 15 mins (not including drying...
  • Page 25Recipes (continued) Low-fat fruity muffins Peanut muesli bars Makes: 12 muffins Makes: 14 bars Preparation: 10 mins (not including drying...
  • Page 26Recipes (continued) Pear & choc chip friands Paw paw, mango & honey muesli Makes: 8 friands Makes: 3 cups Preparation:...
  • Page 27Recipes (continued) Sultana & oat cookies Tropical fruit slice Makes: 24 Makes: 18 Preparation: 10 mins Preparation: 10 mins (not...
  • Page 28 Recipes (continued) Fruit rolls Fruit salad rolls Apricot, honey & cinnamon fruit rolls Makes: 2 fruit roll ups Makes: 2...
  • Page 29Recipes (continued) Pear & maple syrup fruit rolls Strawberry fruit rolls Makes: 2 fruit roll ups Makes: 2 roll ups...
  • Page 30 Recipes (continued) Dried rose petals Orange, star anise & vanilla potpourri Makes: 4 cups Makes: 3 cups Preparation: 5 mins...
  • Page 31 Drying Records Chart Weight of Humidity Time Time Weight produce Produce Date Pre-treatment 1........5 drying drying of dried (before (low)...
  • Page 32 Drying Records Chart Weight of Humidity Time Time Weight produce Produce Date Pre-treatment 1........5 drying drying of dried (before (low)...
  • Page 33 Drying Records Chart Recipes (continued) Weight of Humidity Time Time Weight produce Produce Date Pre-treatment 1........5 drying drying of dried...
  • Page 34 Drying Records Chart Weight of Humidity Time Time Weight produce Produce Date Pre-treatment 1........5 drying drying of dried (before (low)...
  • Page 3512 Month Replacement Guarantee In the unlikely event that this appliance develops any malfunction within 12 months of purchase (3...
  • Page 36 Need help with your appliance? Contact our customer service team or visit our website for information and tips on getting...
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