Burned or underdone toast could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new glass toaster - which lets you see your bread as it browns.
Bread is placed between two sheets of heated glass and cooked in full view so you can eject your slice at the perfect moment.
No longer will you need to put the bread back down and run the risk of burning your breakfast.
A traditional timer dial caters for users who are too busy to keep an eye on their bread.
The kitchen appliance has a chrome base and neatly cut glass, meaning it should not look out of place in any modern kitchen.
Melinda Hart, from product developer Inventables, said: ‘This transparent toaster allows you to see bread while it is toasting so you’re never surprised by toast that comes out too dark.
‘This idea is based on a transparent heating glass technology.’ The current design only fits one piece of bread at a time, and as one online reviewer notes: