When it comes to kitchen appliances, KitchenAid takes its place among the top products. And for good reason. KitchenAid is not only the best in one type of kitchen appliance, but it’s also one of the best in a lot of kitchen products.
But of course, even among its products, there is a ranking. Some of KitchenAid’s products are better than others in different categories. Today, we will examine the most powerful mixers produced by KitchenAid.
KitchenAid 6-Qt. Professional 600 Series KP26M1XER (B0002Y5XA6)
KitchenAid boasts two mixer lineups that pack a lot of power: their ProLine Series (unfortunately out of stock on Amazon) and their Commercial mixers. But their Professional Series performs powerfully well for domestic use.
This model has a capacity of 6 quarts (1.5 US gallon). It is made of stainless steel, available in 10 colors, and comes with a variety of optional mixing attachments. The attachments include a dough hook, wire whip, burnished flat beater, and more.
It boasts a 67-point planetary mixing action which gives you a lot of mixing capabilities. It means that for each rotation of the mixer, it touches 67points around the bowl. It thoroughly mixes the ingredients and has a wide coverage.
It has 10-speed settings. It’s highly versatile – able to stir wet or dry ingredients, knead bread dough, or whip cream. Read the manual thoroughly, though. Some of its attachments are not designed for the higher speeds on the machine.
With this KitchenAid mixer, you can make mashed potatoes, shred a block of Parmesan cheese, or make Fusili pasta without breaking a sweat! It’s perfect for heavy and dense mixtures.
The KitchenAid 6-Qt. Professional 600 Series KP26M1XER has a one-year warranty.
Has a huge capacity
|Some attachments can’t keep up with the higher speed settings|
KitchenAid KSMC895 Commercial 8-Quart Mixer (B01N25SDUG)
The KitchenAid KSMC895 Commercial 8-Quart Mixer is special in many ways. For one, it’s even bigger than the previous model on this list. eight quarts is around 7.6 liters. It can mix a huge amount of dough or any other things you have to mix.
It features a powerful 1.3 horsepower DC motor. It’s highly efficient – producing high outputs quickly. What’s more? For a powerful machine, it’s fairly quiet. Plus, it runs for a long time without heating up as much as other kitchen mixers do.
Another great thing about this model is that it fits all KitchenAid attachments ever designed. So if you had an old KitchenAid model, you can use its attachments on this bigger and more powerful model.
All of the attachments and the bowl are dishwasher safe. No more manually and painstakingly scrubbing dough off of the bowl and beaters. And speaking of cleaning the model, it features a speed control protection system that prevents accidental turning on of the machine during cleaning.
Like the previous model, this one gets the mixing job done no matter what food you’re mixing. Whether the items are dry or wet, heavy and thick or light and small – this machine can effectively get the job done. Also, like the previous model, it features a 10-speed setting.
The KSMC895 is unique also because of an extra feature: it has a bowl guard. What does this bowl guard do? It prevents foreign items from entering the bowl during mixing. This not only means no unwanted ingredients getting into your mixture, but it also protects your fingers from accidentally venturing into the bowl. It prevents nasty accidents involving severed digits.
Also like the previous model discussed, this model comes with many attachments. The attachments include a power knead spiral dough hook, a flat beater, and a stainless steel wire whip.
For commercial businesses that need a reliable kitchen mixer, this is a good option. It’s huge. It has a huge capacity. And it doesn’t get messy when mixing, which is important when you don’t have enough time to clean up after every use.
The machine starts slow. Then it builds momentum until it effectively goes at full speed. This prevents flour or similar ingredients from flying all over the place before being mixed with other ingredients. Plus, when you change the speed setting, it adapts to that speed slowly. So if you accidentally move the speed setting, you have a few moments to change it back before it affects the ingredients you’re mixing.
Another handy feature, when used commercially, is the overloading protection. It prevents the motor from burning out if the mixture is too taxing for the mixer. If you do a lot of heavy mixing, this is the option for you. It is powerful enough for almost any recipe. And if it’s not, it will not break on you.
Some people might see this product as very expensive, even for a KitchenAid product. But considering the history of KitchenAid, it’s a steal. KitchenAid used to produce extremely tough products. Then they started incorporating plastic into their manufacturing. The products became more flimsy. But this model is made entirely of stainless steel. You can expect it to last. And if it doesn’t, there is a two-year guarantee on the product.
When it comes to the most powerful KitchenAid mixer, you can’t go wrong with the KSMC895 model. It’s the most hardcore of them all.
All attachments are made of stainless steel
|Big and unwieldy|
KitchenAid is Worth It
KitchenAid is one of the most expensive kitchen mixer manufacturers in the market. But what you pay for their products is the quality. These two models are their most powerful ones. The KitchenAid 6-Qt. Professional 600 Series KP26M1XER is the better choice for home use. The KitchenAid KSMC895 Commercial 8-Quart Mixer is the better choice for those mixing things to feed a small crowd.