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Cooking charts

This chart will help you to match your cooking requirements to the most appropriate cooking function.
  • Shelf positions are counted from the base up  (1 is the lowest, 6 (full size ovens) or 4 (compact ovens) is the highest). Position shelves before you turn the oven on.
  • For best results preheat the oven to the required temperature.
  • The grill element may come on while the oven is heating up.
  • The halo on the temperature dial will change from red to white when the oven has reached the selected temperature. The display will only show the set temperature once the oven has finished preheating. The halo may change between white and red as the oven maintains its set temperature.

    Oven accessories may temporarily deform slightly when they become hot. This is normal and does not affect their function. 

Baking

Food Shelves Recommended Function Temp (°C) Time (mins)
Biscuits Plain Single Fan Bake  180-190 13-17 
Multi Fan Forced  160-170 13-17 
Chewy choc chip Single Fan Bake  180-190 15-20 
Multi Fan Forced  160-170  15-20 
Oatmeal Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake 160-170  12-15
Slices / Squares Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  160-165  15-20
Cakes




 
Vanilla Single Bake 160-165 30-35 
Butter / Chocolate Single Bake 160-180  50-60 
Light fruit Single Bake 155-165  1hr 30
Rich fruit Single Classic Bake/Bake  120-160  2.5 hrs 
Sponge
(single large)
Single Bake 175 30-40
Sponge
(two small pans)
Single Bake 170-190  15-25
Shortbread Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  130-140  20-25 
Muffins / Cupcakes Single Fan Bake  180-190 13-17
Multi Fan Forced  160-170  16-21 
Scones Single Fan Bake  210-230  8-12 
Multi Fan Forced  210-230  8-12 
Meringues Single Vent Bake/Bake  100-120  60
Bread Rolls Single Bake then Vent Bake  195-210  25-35 
Pastry Phyllo Single Fan Bake  190-200  15-25
Flaky/Puff Single Vent Bake/Pastry Bake 185-200  20-30 
Choux Single Vent Bake/Pastry Bake 
Multi Fan Forced  200-210  30-35 
Croissants Single Bake then Vent Bake
Multi Fan Forced  190-200  15-25
Pies Apple Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake 190-200 25-30
Lemon Meringue Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  175-180  30-40

 

Baking (continued)

Food Shelves Recommended Function Shelf Positions (Full Ovens) Shelf Positions (Compact Ovens)
Biscuits Plain Single Fan Bake  4 2
Multi Fan Forced  3 and 5 1 3
Chewy choc chip Single Fan Bake  4 2
Multi Fan Forced  3 and 5 1 3
Oatmeal Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake 4 2
Slices / Squares Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  3 2
Cakes Vanilla Single Bake 4 2
Butter / Chocolate Single Bake 4 2
Light fruit Single Bake 2 2
Rich fruit Single Classic Bake/Bake  2 2
Sponge
(single large)
Single Bake 2 2
Sponge
(two small pans)
Single Bake 2 2
Shortbread Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  3 2
Muffins / Cupcakes Single Fan Bake  3 2
Multi Fan Forced  2 and 4 1 3
Scones Single Fan Bake  2 2
Multi Fan Forced  1 and 3 1 3
Meringues Single Vent Bake/Bake  1 2
Bread Rolls Single Bake then Vent Bake  4 2
Pastry Phyllo Single Fan Bake  3 2
Flaky/Puff Single Vent Bake/Pastry Bake 3 2
Choux Single Vent Bake/Pastry Bake 
Multi Fan Forced  2 1 and 3
Croissants Single Bake then Vent Bake
Multi Fan Forced  3 1 and 3
Pies Apple Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake 2 2
Lemon Meringue Single Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  2 2

The information in these charts are guidelines only. Refer to your recipe or the packaging and be prepared to adjust the cooking times and settings accordingly.

Savoury

Food Shelves Temp (°C) Time (Mins)
Pies Chicken / Steak / Mince Single 190-195 30-40 
Sausage Rolls  Single 190-195  30-40 
Meat Loaf  Single 175-180  55-65  
Pizza Single 225-250  15-20 
Lasagne Single 175-180  45-50 
Quiche Single 180-200  30-40 
Potatoes Traditional Baked  Single 175-190  40-50 
Frittata Grill to finish  Single 170-180  30-45 
Casseroles Single 170-190 55-70 
Oven meals Single 170-190  30-40
Beef (Boneless) Rare Single* 160-170 18-32 / 450g
Medium 160-170 25-40 / 450g
Well done 160-170 30-55 / 450g 
Prime Rib Roast Rare Single* 160-170 15-30 / 450g
Medium 160-170 20-35 / 450g
Well done 160-170 25-40 / 450g 
Lamb leg (Bone in) Medium Single* 160-170 18-28 / 450 
Well done 160-170 20-33 / 450g
Lamb leg (Boneless) Medium Single* 160-170 20-35 / 450g 
Well done 160-170 25-45 / 450g 
Veal Medium Single* 160-170 20-40 / 450g 
Well done 160-170 25-45 / 450g 
Chicken (Whole) Single* 175-190  15-20 / 450G 
Turkey (Whole) With Stuffing Single* 165-175  17-22 / 450g 
Without Stuffing 150-165  15-20 / 450g 
Pork (Boneless) Medium Single* 170-175  25-40 / 450g 
Well done 170-175  30-45 / 450g
Pork Crackling Crisp Single* 250 20
Venison
(Brown in a frying pan first.)
Rare Single* 225 7.5/ 2.5cm meat thickness
Medium 225 9.5 / 2.5cm meat thickness

 

Savoury (Continued)

Food Recommended Function Shelf Positions (Full Ovens) Shelf Positions (Compact Ovens)
Pies Chicken / Steak / Mince Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  3 2
Sausage Rolls  Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  3 2
Meat Loaf  Bake 4 2
Pizza Bake  1 2
Lasagne Fan Bake  3 2
Quiche Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  2 2
Potatoes Traditional Baked  Bake 3 2
Frittata Grill to finish  Pastry Bake/Fan Bake  3 2
Casseroles Vent Bake/Bake  3 1
Oven meals Fan Forced  3 2
Beef (Boneless) Rare Roast/ Bake 3 2
Medium Roast/ Bake 3 2
Well done Roast/ Bake 3 2
Prime Rib Roast Rare Roast/ Bake 3 2
Medium Roast/ Bake 3 2
Well done Roast/ Bake 3 2
Lamb leg (Bone in) Medium Roast/ Bake 3 2
Well done Roast/ Bake 3 2
Lamb leg (Boneless) Medium Roast/ Bake 3 2
Well done Roast/ Bake 3 2
Veal Medium Roast/ Bake 3 2
Well done Roast/ Bake 3 2
Chicken (Whole) Fan Grill  3 2
Turkey (Whole) With Stuffing Bake 1 1
Without Stuffing Bake 1 1
Pork (Boneless) Medium Roast/ Bake 3 2
Well done Roast/ Bake 3 2
Pork Crackling Crisp Vent Bake/ Bake 3 2
Venison
(Brown in a frying pan first.)
Rare Fan Grill  3 1
Medium Fan Grill  4 1

 

Grilling

Food Shelves Temp (°C) Time (Mins)
Beef Steak Rare Single HI 8-10
Medium Single HI 10-15 
Burgers Single HI 12-15
Meatballs Single HI 12-15
Lamb Chops Medium Single HI 15-20
Well done Single HI 20-25
Pork Chops (well done) Single HI 15-20
Ham steak Single HI 15-20
Bacon Single HI 4-7
Chicken Boneless pieces Single 175-190 30-50 
Sausages Single HI 10-15
Fish Fillets Single 200-220 8-12
Whole Single 200-220 15-20
Vegetables Sliced Single HI 8-12

 

Grilling (Continued) 

Food Recommended Function Shelf Positions (Full Ovens) Shelf Positions (Compact Ovens)
Beef Steak Rare Grill 4 3
Medium Grill 4 3
Burgers Grill 4 3
Meatballs Grill 4 3
Lamb Chops Medium Grill 4 3
Well done Grill 4 3
Pork Chops (well done) Grill 4 3
Ham steak Grill 4 3
Bacon Grill 4 3
Chicken Boneless pieces Fan Grill 5 2
Sausages Grill 5 2
Fish Fillets Fan Grill 5 2
Whole Fan Grill 5 2
Vegetables Sliced Grill 4 3
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