Cuisinart CPK-17AMZ Perfect Temp, 1.7L – Stainless Steel Cordless Review

Updated 5/4



The Cuisinart CPK-17AMZ Perfect Temp electric kettle is a 1500 W fast boiling, powerful, durable and professional kitchen device that heats up water within a couple of minutes. Its high-end material, smart design and variable temperature features make it an ideal choice for making instant drinks like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

This classic electric kettle with over 4,000 reviews has the winning combination of accuracy, speed, reliability and ease of use that makes it a good product amongst other kettles in the market.


It’s made of a smooth brushed stainless steel and a blue backlit water level indicator to easily determine water levels. It features programmable buttons on the stay cool handle, a 360 rotating base, and a wide removable lid for easy filling. Quite frankly, it looks great on any kitchen top.


The electric cordless kettle has an ample capacity of 1.7 liters that is sufficient for filling several cups of tea or coffee for the whole family.

cuisinart cpk17amp perfect temp electric kettle
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Features (there’s alot)

Temperature Settings

The Cuisinart kettle features six-different temperature presets that users can select according to their requirements. The 6 temperature presets provide you with the perfect temperature for different types of tea, which demanding tea drinkers know is important for bringing out the right flavor in different tea leaves.

They include: 160⁰F, 175⁰F, 185F, 190⁰F, 200⁰F and 212⁰F. These presets provide a lot of flexibility and can be used to make herbal tea, white tea, yellow tea, oolong tea, green tea, black coffee, noodles, oatmeal etc…

Stay Warm

It also has a versatile “Stay warm” feature. With this feature, the cordless electric kettle can retain the temperature of boiled water for up to 30 minutes. Obviously not nearly as long as an electric water boiler, but good enough for short bursts.

Memory Feature

Basically, you can leave the kettle off its base for a couple of minutes, and when you return it to its base, the Cuisinart will resume reheating the water back to the preset temperature.

Safety Features

Auto Shut Off

Were you in a hurry in the morning? Did you forget to turn the kettle off maybe? Stuck in traffic and don’t want to be worried about whether your place is burning to the ground. No worries, there’s an Auto Shut off feature.

Sleep Mode

The Cuisinart electric kettle also features a unique Sleep Mode, which the kettle will enter when not used for 5 minutes Moreover, Sleep Mode also helps save electricity, resulting in lower utility bills.

Boil Dry Protection

Let’s say you didn’t put enough water in the kettle at the outset. the Cuisinart will automatically shut off. The unit will start flashing and beeping at you alerting you to the issue. Simply refill it with cold water to cool it down and restart the process of heating the water back up.

Feature List of the Cuisinart CPK-17AMZ Perfect Temp 1.7-Liter Stainless Steel Cordless:

  • -Ample capacity of 1.7 liters
  • -Keep warm indicator (for 30 minutes)
  • -Blue backlit water indicator
  • -Cordless Kettle
  • -Sleep Mode
  • -6 Variable presets
  • -Stay Cool handle
  • -Start/Stop Indicator
  • -Auto Shut down feature
  • -Stainless-steel body
  • -360⁰ Swivel rotatable feature
  • -Removable Lid
  • -Concealed heating element to prevent the build-up of scale
  • -Boil-dry Protection
  • -Power Required: 1500 Watts
  • -Dimensions: 8.2” x 9.8” x 12”
Cuisinart CPK-17AMP PerfecTemp