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Thermospatula
Thermospatula
4.0 stars out of 5 based on 48 reviews.

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Spatula temperatureby Eunice

3 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

Just brought this item a few days ago for tempering chocolate but, have noticed that when holding the top of the spatula for either stirring or to take the temperature the heat from my hand makes the temperature rise therefore this will in affect give a misleading temperature. Have tried this as a test on a cold marble slab with the spatula laying down but as soon as you touch the top (where the on/off button is ) the temperaure rises. This does cause a problem for accurate temperatures.

Published 15 12 2014

A note from the team: Thanks for the feedback, I'm sorry that the Thermospatula sounds like it may be faulty, I'll be in touch shortly to help. Many thanks.

Such disappointmentby Trevor

2 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

We've obviously done the same as other people - put the thing in the drawer and it's been knocked to the "on" position which is why the battery's flat after only using it once. Shame because it worked well for jam setting. Poor design, the power switch should be redesigned.

Published 19 11 2014

A note from the team: We're sorry to hear you've experienced this problem and will be in touch soon to help.

success!by Mrs Moody

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

Love love love this product! It has made tempering chocolate so much easier. Wouldn't be without it now.

Published 07 11 2014

Disappointedby Mrs Russell

2 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I thought this product was going to be perfect for tempering chocolate but unfortunately it is far to flimsy to do so. Once the chocolate starts to get to a lower temperature 28ish degrees the spatula cannot cope with the thickness of it and the themometer popped out of the casing as I stirred the chocolate. As i was washing up the spatula I noticed that neck of the spatula had actually split.I have also used the product for jam and although the functionality was fine, it is a little short to be stirring a bubbling pan of hot jam and i much prefer the preserving spoon.

Published 24 10 2014

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry the Thermospatula has been a disappointment.We'll be in touch shortly to help.

Is this the best on the market??by Georgina Sillett

3 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

Changing the battery is just way too fiddly - other than that it does what it says it should do. I shall go back to my older style thermometer until I can find a digital one with easier battery replacement

Published 12 09 2014

So disappointed!by Lucy

1 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I had high hopes for this product, so much so that I have bought it twice. The first time, the battery ran out very quickly - possibly it was mistakenly switched on when in the drawer? It is fiddly to replace the battery, and the screen snapped during replacement. So I bought a 2nd, but this one flickers on and off, and won't register over 102°C. I am boiling sugar, and I know that it is getting hotter than that! I won't buy a 3rd and I certainly would not recommend this product!

Published 01 09 2014

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review.We're sorry about the two thermometers that haven't worked for you and will be in touch shortly.

Brilliant!by Heather

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I've just started making my own jam and found the 'setting point' part of a recipe quite nerve wracking. My other half bought this thermometer for me as a surprise recently and it is a brilliant invention! It takes the guess work out of jam making and my jam is perfect every time! The display has both C and F and is easy to read. I know at 220 degrees F my jam will set - no problem! I'm really pleased with this - thank you Lakeland for another excellent product! :)

Published 18 07 2014

Great but poor design...by Marion

3 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I bought this last year and loved it, used it for jam making and the convenience and ease of use were wonderful. Put it away carefully and took it out today to use for this years first batch of jam. Uh-oh - the little screen is blank! Struggled to get the screws undone, struggled even more to open the handle, REALLY struggled to get the battery out (had to bend the supports to do this), replaced the battery, Yay - the screen works - but how to close it? More struggling to get it near to closed, it isn't all the way. Just hope the little screws dont' fall in the jam! Need a betterdesign

Published 10 07 2014

A note from the team: To change the battery you do indeed remove the tiny screws first then pull the bottom section of the casing away to expose the battery housing. If holding the Thermospatula so the the spike part is to the left, the metal lug positioned at the 3 o'clock position is the best to bend as this will allow you to push the battery out using your screwdriver, change the battery and then return it to it's holding position. The bottom casing can then replaced by sliding it along the top half of the casing and then pushed firmly so that it clicks back in to place. We hope this helps and will be in touch soon.

battery issuesby stephanie

3 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

This is a brilliant tool for tempering chocolate as it gives constant and accurate reading. It's only improvement would be if there was an auto-switch off; not because I forget to switch it off- but because I keep it with my other tools in a box where it has apparently been accidently switched on by knocking against another tool in the box (I presume) and the battery ran completely down without my knowing until I took it out to use and found it wouldn't even switch on!

Published 15 05 2014

A note from the team: Thank you for placing your review.We've passed on your improvement suggestion to our buying team to consider.

Worked really wellby Arlene

4 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I bought the thermometer spatula for making Greek yogurt as you really need to get the temperature right. It worked perfectly the first time I used it. I will most likely be making more, so I will see how it holds up.

Published 07 04 2014

The product I've been waiting for!by Mr Smith

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

Why has nobody made one of these before? I have fiddled around for years with a spoon or spatula and a separate thermometer and always end up spilling things. This is a godsend. Ideal for sauces etc (such as custards) that need constant stirring and careful temperature control.

Published 24 02 2014

Dissappointingby Mrs Manson

1 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

to say the least. Even my husband could not undo the small screws with miniature tools so that we could activate the battery. We tried for 30 minutes. They would not move. it had to be returned, so I shall never know whether it was any good or not.

Published 29 01 2014

A note from the team: Thanks for taking the time to write your review. I'm sorry that you'd had a problem activating the battery. I'm glad my colleagues at the store we're able to put things right for you.

not sure if its me or the battery is flat?by Mrs Sharpe

1 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I opened this for the first time and although I pressed the on/off button it doesn't show a digital display. Am I doing something wrong?

Published 23 12 2013

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. There is a little plastic strip with a red arrow on the thermospatula protecting the battery. This needs to be pulled out to activate the battery. We'll be in touch shortly.

Difficult to change the batteryby J

2 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

This is a great product when it comes to making confectionary and sauces. Try stirring a fudge around traditional thermometer without it burning and you will know why. Had I reviewed this before the battery ran out I would have given it 5 stars but sadly not to be I found the battery very hard to replace and once replaced it took ages to get the cover back on. And to top that it no longer worked and have tried replacing the the second battery just to check that it wasn't a dud.

Published 29 08 2013

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry that the battery compartment was difficult to open and close and will be in touch shortly.

Not so good for left handed usersby Joanna

3 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I liked the idea of this product very much and having used it over the weekend I would like to point out a couple of short-comings. The main one being that if you are a left-hander the digital display reads upside down and because numbers such as 2 and 5 look the same on a digital display you constantly have to mentally remind yourself that you are reading it upside down. Nothing new for lefthanders in that sense, as we struggle all the time with kitchen equipment that is set up for right handers, something that manufacturers rarely consider. Secondly I find it a bit short for a jam pan.

Published 28 08 2013

Really useful itemby Mrs Dansie

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

Thank you Lakeland for contacting me and sending a replacement spatula. It works perfectly and is ideal for getting the correct temperature when making custard. Being able to remove the probe for use with meat is an added bonus. Great product.

Published 27 08 2013

Gave it two chances but ultimately it's a thumbs downby Jane

2 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

When I bought my first one I thought what a fabulous gadget this is! A big thumbs up for LL to bringing out another 'can't live without' item for the kitchen. However, I've been terribly disappointed at how quickly the spatula part breaks and splits. I only use mine for chocolate work which isn't exactly heavy labour - but I had to return the first one as it had split and now the second one has broken also in less than four months! Disappointingly poor quality and although the thermometer still works fine it does defeat the object if you have no spatula use it with.

Published 15 08 2013

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry the Thermospatula has been a disappointment.We'll be in touch shortly to help.

usefulby Jennifer

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I bought this to help with jam and jelly making, as I have always found it difficult to know when setting point has been reached. Using the thermospatula makes it so much easier. I wish I had got one years ago.

Published 13 08 2013

Just what I wanted!by Pennie

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I have a large jam-making thermometer but needed something smaller and lighter for making yoghurt. Because it is a spatula as well, I can stir and check the temperature as well. I also make my own hand creams which uses small quantities. Being able to take the probe out to use on its own is a boon. Thanks to the Lakeland helpline for talking me through taking it apart. The last thing I wanted to do was to break it! It is quite stiff and needs to be pulled firmly without twisting. Thanks also to the review reminding us to switch it off.

Published 21 06 2013

This review is for an older version of this product

Easter-Egg-Tastic!by Tracey

5 stars out of 5

Thermospatula

I was given one of these as a present after attempting and failing for the last two years running to make my own Easter eggs using silicone moulds. The thermometer allowed me to get the temper of the chocolate right for the first time ever. The eggs set properly and came out of the moulds perfectly. Result!

Published 01 04 2013

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