KitchenAid KEK1222PT Electric Kettle Review

KitchenAid KEK1222PT Electric Kettle Review

Do you enjoy a hot cup or coffee in the morning?

Is having a hot cup of tea at night the perfect way to wind down before bed?

Do you need a faster way to get your breakfast or coffee fix in the morning before you run out the door to work?

We all have a few very important qualities that we share that bind us together. We are all short on time and are trying to get more of it. In many ways, we are trying to find faster and more efficient ways to get daily tasks accomplished so that we can make our lives easier. If the simple things in life can take care of themselves, we can focus on more important aspects of our lives.

One simple way that we can do that is in saving time in the kitchen. Cooking takes long enough. The last thing that you want to be doing is waiting for a pot of water to boil so that you can start cooking, or for your stovetop kettle to start whistling so that you pour yourself a cup of coffee.

A simple and fast way that you can make your life multiple times easier, is by investing in a quality electric kettle. Today, we are going to be taking a look at the KitchenAid KEK1222PT Electric Kettle, and how it may be just the appliance that your life is missing.

KitchenAid KEK1222PT Electric Kettle

Who is this Made For

This kettle is perfect for anyone who likes to enjoy a quick cup of coffee in the morning before work, or a nice cup of tea before bed time. Electric kettles eliminate the need for waiting for boiling water on the stove. In that regard, they can save you so much time, whether that be in making yourself a cup of coffee, a press full of tea, a hot breakfast, or tonight’s pasta dinner.

This KitchenAid kettle is simple, reliable, and fashionable so that it can easily slide it’s way into the landscape and functionality of any kitchen.

KitchenAid KEK1222PT Electric Kettle Features

Let’s take look at some of the wonderful features that this kettle has to offer, and how it can help you start saving you time and money, immediately.

Eye-Catching Design and a Variety of Colors

What makes us and customers fall in love with this kettle is it’s design. It is simple, classic, and comes in a variety of fun colors. This kettle can easily become a fun design accent piece that will make your kitchen pop with color, or it can just as simply disappear into the counters or cabinets. This model comes in pistachio, onyx, hot sauce, empire red, brushed stainless steel, and twilight blue.

Large Capacity Kettle

This is large kettle, and whether you need the size or not, it is nice to have the option for heating up more water. Whether you are used to making a cup of coffee or tea for just yourself, or you are planning on making an entire french press for you and a friend or the entire family, this 1.2 liter kettle can accommodate you.

Simple Design and Easy to Use

The love of this kettle lies truly in the simplicity of its design and functionality. This kettle doesn’t look like a kettle that is fused with a computer. It offers a smooth and simple design, so that with the push of a button, you can have boiling water in just minutes.

Warranty Included

You hopefully won’t need a warranty, but in case you do, KItchenAid has you covered. This model has a one year hassle-free replacement warranty. So if your kettle has any flaws or doesn’t work properly, you can get it replaced.

Additional Features

It has a lime scale filter that is located within the pouring spout for perfect pouring. The filter is also removable so that you can take it out and clean it separately. This model also has smooth aluminum, heat-resistant handle so that you don’t scorch your hand as you lift your hot kettle from its base.


  • Comes in a variety of gorgeous colors, which can make it the perfect accent piece for your kitchen
  • User-friendly design that allows you to simply plug in your kettle and hit the on switch
  • Brings water to a boil in minutes- Saves tons of time when compared to using a traditional stovetop kettle
  • Removable pouring spout that is easy to clean- One year replacement warranty


  • No additional features or custom temperature settings. It is more of a ‘one-temp-fits-all’ model
  • This kettle is not entirely stainless steel and aluminum, and there are several plastic pieces inside the kettle
  • A little overpriced for what you are getting

Feature Highlights

  • Comes in a variety of fun colors and flashy colors
  • Easy to use
  • Removable filter that makes for easy cleaning
  • Classy design
  •  Boils water in minutes
  • Replacement warranty included

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this device have any plastic on the interior?

Does it have an automatic shutoff?

Final Verdict

If you are looking for a simple, easy to use kettle for saving time and making your life a little easier, you will not be disappointed with this model. We really like the design and simplicity of this KitchenAid kettle, though we will say this model appears to be more fashion over function. It is kind expensive for not offering any kind of temperature settings or additional features, but overall is a great addition to your kitchen.

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