Are you an avid baker who loves to whip up all manner of treats but hates the arm workout that comes with it? We do too, and that’s where a free standing mixer comes in! Stand mixers make light work of whisking, whipping, beating and kneading, delivering better and more consistent results than if you were to do the same job by hand. With the Halloween half term fast approaching and Christmas on its way, we know that baking is going to be high on the agenda for a lot of you! With this in mind, we’ve taken a look at some of the best free standing mixers out there to help you on your way.
Lakeland 2-in-1 Hand and Stand Mixer – RRP £59.99
A free standing mixer is something we all dream of having in our kitchen and they are usually pretty spenny and take up a fair bit of room, but not this smart matte black one from Lakeland! What we love about this one is the fact that you can use it as a stand mixer with a rotating mixing bowl for easy results AND as a hand mixer for close control. It comes with a 3.5L stainless steel mixing bowl (with a working capacity of 2L) and features a 400W motor, 5 speed settings plus a pulse option as well as an eject button.
Tower Rose Gold Stand Mixer – RRP £89.99
Keep the desserts coming with this beautiful stand mixer by Tower that features six different speed settings and a pulse function so your dough is given the right consistency and ready to be baked. This mixer also has the handy inclusion of three different accessories, including a dough hook, beater and balloon whisk.
Black Ambiano Premium Stand Mixer – RRP £149.99
Because who doesn’t love an Aldi Specialbuy? Aspiring Mary Berry’s will want to take a look at this stylish mid-range stand mixer by Ambiano that helps you mix, beat and blend with ease. This premium stand mixer features eight speed settings and is perfect for making both sweet and savoury treats with its many accessories. The stand mixer comes with a bowl, a flat beater, a dough hook, egg whisk, a splash guard and a meat grinder, as well as a filter tray, a plastic plunger and attachments for pasta, cookie making, sausage making and kebabs!
Kenwood kMix Stand Mixer – White – RRP £349
Make light work of kitchen tasks with this powerful kMix Stand Mixer from Kenwood! This sleek white stand mixer features a powerful 1000W motor and 6 different speed settings, plus a unique fold function that helps carefully layer ingredients giving you complete control, which is especially useful for preparing soufflés. Plus, it comes with a range of attachments and has a 1.3kg dough capacity and a 2.7kg cake mix capacity so is perfect for all you avid bakers out there!
KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer – RRP £499.99
For those looking to splash the cash, look no further than this vivacious red KitchenAid stand mixer. It features speeds running from 1-10 and a range of accessories to include not one but two stainless bowls; one with a 4.8L capacity and the other with a 3L capacity, a pouring shield, a 6-wire whip, a flat beater, a flex edge beater and finally a dough hook. There’ll be no excuses for not taking part in your child’s next school bake sale now!
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