TEFAL My Daily Soup BL542840 Soup Maker / Stainless Steel & Black

My Daily Soup BL542840 Soup Maker / Stainless Steel & Black The quick and easy way to make chunky and smooth soups (or smoothies) every day
  • Simple control panel, four automatic programs and two-click operation for easy soups or smoothies
  • Four stainless-steel blades for efficient blending, plus digital countdown and audible alert when done
  • With a 1.2L capacity jug in durable stainless steel – feed up to four people or batch cook
  • Self-cleaning appliance – just add water and select ‘easy cleaning’ for fuss-free maintenance

Reference: BL542840

The soup maker that washes up too!

Introducing the My Daily Soup soup maker by Tefal. The user-friendly control panel makes it incredibly quick and easy to prepare delicious soup from scratch, every day. It has four automatic programs and it takes just two clicks to start the one you choose. Simply put your chopped ingredients in the jug, select a program key then click 'start'. Whether you like your soup smooth or chunky, there's a program to suit. My Daily Soup cooks as it mixes, preparing delicious soup just the way you like it in less than 25 minutes*. It's not just for soup either – there's a dedicated 'smoothie' program that works without heating for a nutritious breakfast or snack.

Four stainless-steel blades ensure superb mixing and the appliance even beeps to let you know it's finished – so, no need to watch over your food. But if you're a clock-watcher, you'll appreciate the countdown on the digital display. The generous 1.2L brushed stainless-steel jug can feed up to four hungry mouths at once, or batch cook then stash your soup in the freezer. This 'souped-up' gadget even cleans itself! Simply fill the jug with water, click 'easy cleaning', and My Daily Soup will clean the jug, motor shaft and blades for you.

  • Easy to use: Add your ingredients to the jug, select one of three recipe programs on the simple control panel then click 'start'. My Daily Soup prepares warming soups and satisfying smoothies in no time.
  • Customisable: Whether you like your soups silky smooth or on the chunky side, My Daily Soup has a program to suit. Just choose 'smooth soup' or 'chunky soup' to blend to your desired consistency.
  • Effortless blending: Four stainless-steel blades blend your ingredients efficiently, while a clear digital display shows the remaining time and program in operation. It even beeps to tell you it's done!
  • Durable design: The 1.2L jug makes enough for up to four servings or batch cooking. Plus, it's made from robust, brushed stainless steel, so you know it's built to last.
  • Convenient cleaning: You don't even need to wash up when you've finished. Just fill the jug with water, select 'easy cleaning' and My Daily Soup will clean itself.

*Smooth soup in 23mins, chunky soup in 25mins and smoothie in 4mins

  • 4 automatic programs

    Three automatic programs for smooth or chunky soup and smoothies in minutes, plus 'easy cleaning' program

  • Easy to use

    Intuitive six-key control panel for simple soups and smoothies

  • 3 automatic recipe programs

    3 automatic recipe programs, from 4 to 25 minutes, to make creamed soup, soup with pieces and cold mixed recipes such as smoothies.

  • Fuss-free cleaning

    ‘Easy cleaning’ program washes the jug with water, saving you time and effort

  • Digital display

    View progress and action on the user-friendly digital display

  • Efficient blending

    Four stainless-steel blades to blend your ingredients for superb results, fast

  • Built to last

    Large 1.2L (four serving) jug in durable stainless steel for lasting performance

Recipes Using This Product
Power 1000  W
Speed settings 3 automatic  
Cooking temperature increments up to 100  °C
Time range 2-28 min  
Automatic programs    
Number of functions 4  
Manual mode    
Bowl total capacity 3  L
Bowl working capacity 1.2  L
Bowl material Brushed stainless steel  
Colours Stainless steel and black  
Frequent questions
Always add solid ingredients into the jug first before pouring in any liquid ingredients, without exceeding the MAX limit marked on the jug.
For best results the food should be cut into cubes of 2 to 3 cm maximum before blending it.
No, do not put the bowl in a microwave oven.
Before using it for the first time, we recommend that you wash all the blender accessories in hot soapy water, taking care not to injure yourself with the blades, which are extremely sharp. It is not necessary to wash the body of the blender before use.
• For Easy Soup models ("creamed soup" program):
The device heats for 10 minutes to 100°C, then maintains the temperature for 10 minutes.
At the end of the program, the device mixes 5 times according to the following cycle: 20sec of mixing and 10sec of rest.

• For Daily Soup LM540 models ("smooth soup" program):
The device heats during 10min to 100°C, it makes 2 mixes of 5 sec after 11 and 15min, the device maintains the temperature at 100°C.
At the end of cooking, the device mixes 4 times according to the following cycle: 25sec of mixing and 10sec of rest, then mixes one last time during 17sec.

• For Daily Soup LM542 models ("smooth soup" program):
The device heats for 10min to 100°C, then maintains the temperature for 10min.
At the end of the program, the device mixes 5 times according to the following cycle: 20sec of mixing and 10sec of rest.
The device does not mix in this program, you can cut the vegetables at your convenience.
The cooking time is fixed:
• 25min for Easy Soup and Daily Soup LM542 models.
• 28min for Daily Soup LM540 models.
It is not advisable to open the device as programming may be lost.
Indeed, the motor unit which is the mastermind of the device is no longer powered when the device is opened (loss of programming data).
You can increase the quantities by taking care to respect the maximum level of the bowl.
The device is not recommended for making crushed ice. Do not use frozen products.
You can reduce the quantities by taking care to respect the minimum level of the bowl.
For soup programs, milk or cream should not be added at the beginning of the recipe.
It can be incorporated at the end of the program. Use the "blend" or "smoothie" function to mix without heating.
To remove white traces or "rainbow" coloration from the bottom of the bowl, follow these 3 steps:
• Pour 10 cl of white vinegar into the bowl with the spindle and leave it for 1 hour.
• Empty the bowl and wipe the inside with a sponge.
• Rinse the bowl several times with clean water.
If the bottom of the bowl has traces of white lime scale:
• Pour a ladle of white vinegar (about 100 ml) into the bowl and leave for 1 hour.
• Then empty the bowl and rinse all parts with clear water.
• Soak for 1 hour (water + washing-up liquid).
• Remove the deposit with a spatula or wooden spoon.
• After emptying the bowl, rub the bottom of the bowl with the abrasive side of the sponge.
• If traces remain, use a steel wool.

You can use lemon juice, white vinegar or a dishwasher tablet dissolved in water (let it work for the necessary time).
The bowl is not dishwasher safe. Do not immerse the bowl.
To clean the bowl properly, use a sponge with water and dishwashing liquid. You can use the abrasive side of the sponge.
The motor unit is not dishwasher safe. It must not be submerged.
To clean the motor unit properly:
• Hold it upright and slightly inclined.
• Use a sponge with water and washing-up liquid on the lower knife side.
• You can rinse the block under a stream of water, being very careful not to get water inside the electrical connector.
Use a well wrung out sponge, then wipe with a dry cloth.
Warning: do not use the abrasive side of the sponge.
There is probably too much food, or some pieces are too big or too hard. You can reduce the size or amount of ingredients, or add some liquid.

Always use the blender with the lid or guard in place as indicated in the instructions.
Never put your hand in the blender jug when it is placed on the motor unit. If you need to push the food down, use a suitable tool, for example a spatula.
The appliance may not be on a flat, stable surface, the appliance is not stable.
The volume of ingredients to be blended is too high, reduce the quantity of ingredients.
If the vibrations persist, contact an approved repair centre.
After following the instructions in the user manual for starting the appliance, make sure that your electrical socket is working by plugging another appliance. If it still does not work, do not try to dismantle or repair the appliance yourself, instead, take it to an approved repair centre
Do not use your appliance. To avoid any danger, have it replaced by an approved repair centre.
The overflow sensor has triggered the safety, there are 2 possibilities:
1) The liquid quantity is higher than the maximum level. In this case, reduce the amount of ingredients.
2) The sensor is dirty, it is necessary to clean it before restarting the program.
This phenomenon is normal, the steam is released between the engine block which is waterproof and the bowl so that the assembly does not build up pressure.
Sometimes a few drops may form on the work surface due to condensation.
If you have opened the device during the cooking process for a soup recipe, for example, it is imperative to check that there is enough water left.
Complete if necessary, close the device and restart the automatic program.

If you have opened the device during mixing and the result is not satisfactory, close the device and run a "Smoothie" program.
This is a temporary phenomenon, which has no effect on the lifetime of your device. It will fade or disappear after some use and cleaning (see "Cleaning the appliance").
Your appliance contains valuable materials which can be recovered or recycled. Leave it at a local civic waste collection point.
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