West Bend 82306 Stir Crazy 6 Quart Electric Popcorn Popper Review

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0/5 on November 22, 2017

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2,975 reviews


  • This popper can be used as the serving bowl.
  • Easy to operate.
  • Effortless to clean.
  • It is affordable.
  • There are no kernels left un-popped
  • It can produce 24 cups or more of delicious popcorn.


  • There is no/ off switch.
  • The lid is fragile.


If you are looking for a quality appliance that prepares delicious popcorn, then the West Bend 82306 Stir Crazy 6 Quart Electric Popcorn Popper is the best buy. This popcorn maker is capable of producing 6 quarts of delicious popcorn in less than 5 minutes. Also, the handles are hand resistant so that you won’t have any problem handling this unit. It can also do multitasking.

In this article, we have provided a detailed review about West Bend 82306 Stir Crazy 6 Quart Electric Popcorn Popper. The West Bend Popcorn Popper is a stylish home based popcorn popper and comes with a unique feature of rotating arms that makes the popcorn pop practically deprived of getting burnt.

Product Description

Unlike the presto popcorn popper which prepares 18 cups of kernels in less than 2 and 1/ 2 minutes, this popcorn maker can make 24 cups or more tasty kernels in around 5 minutes. When preparing your kernels, you will realize that there is no unpopped popcorn left behind. Also, the motorized stirring rod makes sure that all the popcorn are correctly popped within the unit.

This popcorn maker features a transparent lid that enables you to keep a check on your popcorn. The best part about this unit is that your use this popper as the serving bowl once the popcorn is ready by just removing the lid and arms.

This popper is electricity based, meaning that if there is no light, then no popcorn can be made. But don’t let this one drawback to shake you. The West Bend Popcorn Popper is the best buy if you are looking for a delicious and butter flavored popcorn. If you need to add some butter to the kernels, you can just put some small chunks of butter into the butter well on the top portion, and it will melt and drip onto the kernels as they pop, thanks to its built-in mechanism for melting butter. This will result in delightful corn with just the true taste and texture.

It is pretty straightforward to use this electric popper. And if you are looking for popcorn popper that prepares corn with less mess and leaves no unpopped corn, then you should buy this. Another fantastic feature is that you can use this popcorn maker to roast nuts and beans too. This unit does multitasking, something you will not with many other models.

The handles of this unit are heat resistant, so they are smooth to touch. And hence, you will not be having any issue taking off the cover or handling the popper. The popping surface of this unit is made of non-stick materials, so it is very rare to find any sticking popcorn. The West Bend Popcorn Popper comes with a one-year limited warranty and is available in black color.

Product Features

  • Stirring rod – ensures that all the kernels are correctly popped
  • Heat-resistant handles and base – keeps you protected from any chances of getting burned
  • Can produce 6 quarts of popcorn in less than 5 minutes
  • Rotating arms
  • Transparent lid which lets you keep an eye on your popcorn as it gets ready
  • Plastic cover which can be used as the serving bowl
  • Non-stick coated popping surface hence very hard to see any sticking corn
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Comes with one-year limited warranty
  • Built to Northern American Electrical Standards

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