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Top 10 Best Hot Air Popcorn Poppers in 2017 Reviews

We all love popcorns. If there are, only a few of us, don’t fancy them. Popcorns have a way of making the movies more enjoyable. We also love splurging on them as we stroll around the blocks or in the malls. But did you know that homemade popcorn tastes better? Again, did you know making popcorns at home is incredibly straightforward and fast? Besides saving you time and money, hot air popcorn makers allow you to have your snacks just the way you like them. For instance, you may decide to use no oil at all or you may find the popcorns tastier with a little parmesan cheese and cinnamon sugar. The best thing about these home must-haves is that you can prepare any amount of the lightweight snacks in utmost 3 minutes. So, be with us as we pop the best hot air popcorn poppers for this year.

10. Hamilton Beach 73400 Popcorn Popper

  • By: Hamilton Beach
  • Item Weight: 3.8 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 13.5 x 10.9 inches

Hamilton Beach 73400 is a must-have addition to your movie nights. It’s an affordable hot air popper that pops crispier and fluffier popcorn in a few minutes’ time. It’s a large machine with the ability to pop up to 16 cups at a go. For convenience, Hamilton Beach 73400 pops directly into a bowl which makes it easy to serve. Even better, it comes with a cup that doubles as a measuring cup and butter melting cup too.

9. Hamilton Beach 73310 Popcorn Maker

  • By: Hamilton Beach
  • Item Weight: 7.3 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 16.9 x 12.9 x 15.8 inches
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Everything about this Hamilton Beach 73310 is unique. Its elegant design adds a modern touch to your kitchen’s décor. Again, though compact in size, it beats most of the leading large popcorn makers at their own game by being 3x faster. You can prepare up to 24 cups of popcorns per batch with this model. The popper pops the corns directly to the base that also serves as the catching bowl. The bowl can again be used to serve the popcorns once they are ready. It has an easy-to-open lid from where you load your corns and butter. It’s also easy to wash and to store the components.

8. Cuisinart CPM-700 Popcorn Maker

  • By: 4.2 pounds
  • Item Weight: Cuisinart
  • Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 9.1 x 12.3 inches

You’ll love this popcorn maker either on a date night or when watching a movie at home with friends or family. It has been designed to offer you quick and convenient operations. It’s able to cook up to 16 cups of popcorn per batch. Cuisinart CPM-700 features special vents that allow the moisture to escape thereby leaving the popcorns with an incredible crisp and fluffy feeling. This equipment has easy operations and only requires you to load then simply flip the switch. Even more, all its parts are easily detachable and are all dishwasher-safe. Moreover, it’s backed by a generous 3-year limited warranty.

7. Presto 04868 Orville Hot Air Popper, Red

  • By: Presto
  • Item Weight: 3.5 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 12.5 x 12.5 inches

Presto 04868 allows you to prepare any amount of fresh and hot popcorns between 10-20 cups. Besides its grand design, you’ll love it since there are no push buttons or flip switches to fumble with. You just load your desired amount of popcorns, plug it into the wall socket, hit the switch, and 3 minutes later you’ll be savoring on your homemade snacks like never before. This popper requires no oil. Therefore, there are no messes to deal with. All the components are also easy to clean. The glass cover also doubles as the serving bowl.

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6. Nostalgia RHP310 Hot Air Popper

  • By: Emgee
  • Item Weight: 2 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 7.5 x 11.8 inches

Coming at a very dirty price, there’s no way you should go without this party pleaser. It’s a healthy snack maker since it requires no oil for its operations. It boasts a unique retro look and a small footprint that requires little space on your kitchen’s table top. It’s pretty fast, and only a few unpopped kernels are left. It’s fitted with an easily accessible power button and the base is non-slippery on your surfaces. Additionally, it comes with a measuring cup which can also be used to melt the butter.

5. Cuisinart CPM-100 Hot Air Popcorn Popper

  • By: Cuisinart
  • Item Weight: 2.9 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 15 x 10 inches

Cuisinart CPM-100 has received a high rating from the reviewers than the CPM-700 model. Most users highly appreciated how crisp the popcorns were. This popper yields 10 cups of popcorns. It only requires one tablespoon of butter per batch giving the snacks relatively low-fat contents. You’ll also appreciate its compact design which takes little space in your kitchen countertops and shelves. Moreover, it has a constant stirrer which evenly distributes the aroma to all the snacks.

4. West Bend 82418BK Hot Air Popper, Black

  • By: West Bend
  • Item Weight: 2.6 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 5.8 x 10.5 inches

With this hot air crazy West Bend 82418BK, your family will be splurging on healthy snacks in a matter of 2 minutes. This model is amongst the leading units from this manufacturer. It’s a multi-featured hot air popper that will bring the theatre-like experience right in your house. Its sturdy base has been designed to remain cool throughout the operation to prevent scalds. Again, be assured that no unpopped kernels will get to the receiving bowl thanks to the thoughtfully designed chute.

3. Nordic Microwave Popcorn Popper

  • By: Nordic Ware
  • Item Weight: 12 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 9.9 x 5 inches
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Nordic Ware Popcorn Popper is amongst the simplest to use. It also offers the best bang for your bucks. With this popper, you just need to put the desired amount of kernel into the bowl, place the lid, and place in the microwave and wait. This popper is made of high-quality unbreakable and chip-proof hygienic material with excellent heat transfer capabilities. It’s incredibly faster, and you’ll be enjoying your popcorns in 3-5 minutes.

2. West Bend 82700 Popcorn Popper

  • By: West Bend
  • Item Weight: 3.5 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 11 x 13.2 inches

We all love popcorns. However, we hate it when we crack an unpopped kernel amidst other fluffy, delicious popcorns. West Bend 82700 has all that covered. It features an incredible system that picks all the unpopped kernels and directs them to a disposal tray. This popper sports a lavish design that makes it a unique addition to your kitchen. It holds the popcorns in a transparent compartment and directs only the popped kernels through the chute to a receiving bowl.

1. Presto 04820 Hot Air Popper

  • By: Presto
  • Item Weight: 3.5 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 10 x 7 inches

Presto 04820 is our award-winning contender on this list. It’s also the best-selling popcorn popper on Amazon at the time of writing these reviews. It’s available in different colors and claims to be faster than its microwave competitors. Presto yields 2 large bowls of lightweight popcorns in less than 2 minutes. This model will help you save more over microwave bags since it’s compatible with gourmet as well as regular popcorns.

 

Final Thought

The number of people to be served by the hot air popper should help you determine what size to buy. For those of us caught in between a tight budget and an irresistible desire to own a popcorn popper at home, Nordic Ware is an affordable unit you can’t go wrong with.

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