Shopping: 6 great mixers for making desserts and more
Armed with a 1,500 watt motor and a 1.5-litre detachable glass blender jug, the Brandt die-cast stainless steel mixer was designed for both seasoned bakers and budding novices — and espeecially for those who just have no time. It's easy to control with an electronic knob, six mixing speeds, and a pulse function.
The Brandt die-cast stainless steel mixer costs $799 at selected retailers and dealers. Visit www.brandt.com.sg.
The Kenwood Chef XL stand mixer is functional and durable, featuring a 1,200-watt motor and a 6.7-litre stainless steel bowl. Equipped with high and low speed options, and an easy fit splashguard, it provides the same mixing results for both large and small quantities. It also includes an illuminated control knob and a one-touch release feature.
Pick from over 20 different colours from the Kitchenaid Artisan Series to match your kitchen style. With the help of the 4.7-litre stainless steel mixing bowl and 10 speeds, baking batches of your favourite cakes and cookies will be a cinch. Attachments, such as food grinders to your power hub, are also available.
The KitchenAid Artisan Series mixer retails at $1,018. Find it at all Mayer showrooms, leading department stores and authorised dealers.
Here is an unconventional mixer — the Magimix Le Patissier mixer . It's a three-in-one food processing bowl that's not only for baking, but also for everyday cooking, such as processing meat or blending soup. It features a 4.9-litre stainless steel bowl and an induction motor of 1,500 watts. A cleaning spatula, a special patisserie spatula, and two recipe books are included.
The Magimix Le Patissier retails for $1,398 at Robinsons The Heeren, and Tangs at Vivocity. Visit www.magimix.sg.
Combining style and power together in one machine, the new Smeg small stand mixer — with a motor of 800 watts and a gorgeous retro finish — might just be what you need to get your ciabatta dough into a fluffy batter. Using the smooth start function will ensure ingredients don’t splatter as your dough is being mixed. It also comes with a pasta roller set. The mixer is available in black, red, cream, pastel blue, pastel green, or pink.
The Smeg smallstand mixer is priced at $798 at Tangs. Visit www.smeg.sg.
Make your dough work for you with the Bosch MUM59340GB mixer. With a powerful motor of 1000 watts, even the most demanding dough will be processed with little fuss. The professional patisserie set also makes it multifunctional, easy and safe to use. It also comes with a meat mincer.