Top 5 – Stand Mixers

If you are in the market for a stand mixer, chances are you will do some research on the internet.  You will need to use a site you can trust for this. I have always found the best way to guarantee this, is to look at reviews and use your common sense, don’t rush into it, take your time and always make sure if you buy online you use a site that has a secure payment page, always look for a padlock on the top right of the page, next to the web address, if there isn’t a padlock or the padlock isn’t locked, do not use it.

In order to help you with your choice, here is a top 5 of the best stand mixers on the market today.

Number 1 

Premium Brand – Oster 250 Watt Hand/Stand Mixer (Black and Grey)

  • 6 speed settings
  • Power boost switch for turbo speed
  • Convenient one touch beater eject lever
  • Detachable head from the stand
  • Durable full size beaters and dough hooks
  • 5 year warranty

This stand mixer costs a little more but is totally worth it. It mixes well, has a power boost with a turbo speed and the bowl is easily removable as the head tilts. This is a reliable and powerful machine, suitable for someone who would use a mixer regularly.

Number 2

Long Warranty – Phillips HR1565/50 Hand Mixer (White)

  • Stand mixer, cord storage clip
  • Dough hooks
  • Turbo function
  • 400 W power
  • 10 year warranty
  • 3 L rotating bowl

Phillips stand by their brand (as usual) and provide a 10 year warranty with this mixer. It has everything you would expect from a mid range machine. It has a medium sized bowl; this may be a problem if you have a large family. The motor is quite powerful and the attachments mix well, this machine is a good all rounder.

Number 3 

Sturdy – Panasonic MK-GB1 3 Litre, 200 Watt Stand Mixer

  • 3 litre rotating bowl/detachable as hand mixer
  • 5 speed selection
  • 200 watt motor/hands free mixing
  • Egg beater and dough hook
  • 1 Year warranty

The Panasonic is a sturdy machine. The bowl is made of reinforced plastic and the machine fixes to your kitchen counter top, so it doesn’t move around when you mix. It comes with 8 attachments and has a one year warranty that will give you piece of mind if anything goes wrong.

Number 4

 Powerful – Sage by Heston, 250 Watt 6 Speed Stand Mixer (White/Grey)

  • 8 speed settings
  • Power boost switch for turbo speed
  • Convenient one touch beater eject lever
  • Detachable head from the stand
  • Durable full size beaters and dough hooks

This machine was designed by the world famous chef, Heston Blumenthal. It is beautifully designed and looks great. It has 8 speed settings, so would suit most mixing needs. It is powerful and large, so would suit a larger sized family. 

Number 5 

Budget – Hamilton Beach 63326 6 Speed, Stand Mixer by Hamilton Beach

  • 6 speed
  • Detachable head
  • 13 attachments

This is the cheapest of the top 5. It has 13 attachments; this machine is not for heavy use but would be more suited to once or twice per week. It is powerful enough to mix most things and has six speeds.  It has a 2.5 litre capacity bowl, so would be suitable for a family of 2, 3 at a push.

Conclusion 

There is a size, attachment, powerful, large, small machine out there to suit every need and every budget. Just ensure before you buy, you work out what your requirements are and go to a trusted, safe website.