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Do you love the flavor of delicious fried food, and want to enjoy it from the comfort of your own kitchen? The Fry Daddy and Fry Granpappy can help you make some of the crispiest and crunchiest fried meals, without the mess and hassle of an oil vat. These fryers maintain the optimal cooking temperature to ensure your food is cooked to perfection every single time. We’re reviewing both models and comparing their similarities to help you choose the best fryer for your household.
Fry Daddy Review
The Fry Daddy is a 1200W, 8.5-inch wide compact fryer that fits comfortably on nearly any countertop. Capacity for four cups of oil produces four servings, which is ideal for one to two people.
The Fry Daddy has an internal thermostat that automatically maintains the perfect frying temperature. You don’t need to fuss with any controls. The oil takes about 15 minutes to heat up. Then it’s ready to go. A convenient scoop is included to remove food from the fryer.
There’s no messy basket that drips oil over your countertop. Cleanup is effortless since the device has a nonstick surface inside and outside. Use the rubber snap-on lid to cover the fryer when you’re finished and store your oil until the next use.
The Fry Daddy saves you money on oil, it’s easy to use, and practical to clean.
You’re limited to four servings at a time and one frying temperature.
Fry Granpappy Review
The Fry Granpappy is somewhat more spacious than the Fry Daddy. This 1500W, 9.3-inch wide fryer holds six cups of oil and produces six servings that can easily feed a family of four.
Similar to the Fry Daddy, the Granpappy automatically heats up to the ideal frying temperature. There are no controls to adjust.
The Granpappy also comes with a scoop to easily remove your contents from the frying bucket. A rubber lid fits snugly over the heavy cast aluminum body for practical storage. Remember to strain your oil before storing it in your fryer. Thanks to a magnetic safety cord, the fryer can help prevent burns and fires by automatically shutting down if it is knocked over.
The Fry Granpappy has a larger capacity that’s ideal for serving up to six people.
There are no temperature controls. The bucket heats up to 400ºF, which is too hot for donuts, vegetable fritters, and foods that require a lower temperature.
The Similarities and Differences
The Fry Daddy and Fry Granpappy are very similar devices. Both fryers automatically heat your oil or shortening to 400ºF and use scoops to lift the contents out of the bucket. Neither fryer is dishwasher safe, and you should avoid submerging them underwater. Both have snap-on lids that prevent spills and odors.
The main difference lies in their capacity. The Fry Daddy holds four cups of oil and can fry up to four servings at a time. The Fry Granpappy can hold six cups and can produce up to six servings of food. You’ll also find that the Granpappy has more power, 1500W, whereas the Fry Daddy has 1200W.
Both the Fry Daddy and Granpappy will cook your deep-fried food to perfection. If you only plan to fry food in small batches, the Fry Daddy is more than sufficient for your needs. However, if you plan to cook regularly for the entire family, we highly recommend the Fry Granpappy for its large bucket.