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Top 5 Electronic Kitchen Scales

written by: Amy Carson•edited by: Rhonda Callow•updated: 7/13/2010

Electronic kitchen scales can be just what you need when trying new recipes. Here are five excellent electronic kitchen scales that will help you to measure your ingredients with great accuracy.

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    Electronic Kitchen Scales

    Are you a cooking or baking enthusiast who loves to get things ‘just right’? If the answer is yes, then there are ways by which you can make your cooking experience better and the recipes turn out perfectly. One of the easiest ways to do so is to use a digital or electronic kitchen scale for measuring ingredients. Previously, mechanical scales were more commonly used. But currently, chefs all around the world prefer digital scales to precisely measure their ingredients and make the perfect blend of flavors in a recipe. Also, electronic kitchen scales are much more accurate than mechanical ones and are easier to get readings.

    Furthermore, some electronic kitchen scales have the added advantage of conversions and arithmetic operations, like addition and averaging. Also, you can weigh cups/bowls first, and then using the scale, subtract that weight from the weight of the bowl/cup full of the ingredient that you want to measure out. Thus, an accurate final measurement can be made. They have both options of using a battery as well as being plugged into a wall socket. Electronic kitchen scales also have a warning feature that gives an alert when you exceed the amount of ingredient you have to measure out. Say, for example you wanted to measure 50 grams, but you placed 60 grams on the weighing bowl/tray, the scale would give you an alert and you can then cut back the ingredient. Here is an overview of the top 5 electronic kitchen scales you might like. You might also be interested in reading The Best Pocket-Sized Food Scales for additional recommendations.

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    1. Salter Housewares 1038 Electronic Kitchen Scale

    The Salter Housewares 1038 electronic kitchen scale comes packed with nice features, the best of which is a built-in timer along withsalter 1038 kitchen scale  an alarm, room temperature display, and a good-sized display screen. It also has the feature of adding the ingredient to a weighing bowl, which has been previously weighed (as mentioned above). Its clear glass body ensures that there is no risk of food stains and food carry over.

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    2. The EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale

    The EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale has a modern sleek look and there are only two function buttons, making it a simpleEatSmart Precision scale  gadget to operate. It comes with a large sized LCD screen to read the display and it measures out food from 1 gram to 5 kilograms. Another plus point of this electronic kitchen scale is its small size, making it convenient to store if you have less kitchen space.

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    3. Salter 1004 Electronic Kitchen Scale

    The Salter 1004 Electronic Kitchen Scale also has a small size which makes it easy and convenient to store on kitchen countertops. ItSalter 1004 Electronic Kitchen Scale  also has the capability to subtract the empty bowl’s weight from a full bowl’s. Its finishing is made of stainless steel and hence it isn’t difficult to clean and maintain.

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    4. The KINTREX SCL0625 Digital Kitchen Scale

    The KINTREX SCL0625 Digital Kitchen Scale has a good set of features, including touch-based buttons. Its big LCD backlit display is very easy to read from near or far away. The SCL0625 measures from 1 gram to 5 kilograms. It has a black glass platform that is not at all difficult to clean and maintain. Kintrex digital scale 

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    5. Salter Housewares 1041B Glass Digital Kitchen Scale

    The Salter Housewares 1041B Glass Digital Kitchen Scale (black or white) is the one for you if you are into very thin and sleek gadgets.Salter1041b  It is completely touch-based and thus prevents cleaning out of buttons. The tare feature makes sure you can measure out more than one ingredient in a single bowl.

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