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Breville 5-Quart Die-Cast Stand Mixer BEM800XL : The innovative, smooth-running Brevile 5-quart die-cast stand mixer cuts mixing time tremendously. The scraper beater's flexible edges continuously fold and scrape the sides and bottom of the stainless-steel bowl, virtually eliminating the need for hand scraping with a spatula. The powerful 550-watt machine features load-sensing motor protection sensors that detect heavy mixtures and automatically adjust to sustain selected speed. Planetary mixing action offers 360 degree beater-to-bowl coverage for thoroughly mixed ingredients. The 12-speed electronic variable controls ensure mixing precision for quicker mess-free baking preparation, as well as a count-up and count-down timer. The pouring shield reduces spatters and spills when mixing and adding ingredients. Lift assist handles on the mixer head and base provide easy handling and maneuvering. Whether you need beaters for a delectable chocolate cake, a dough hook for a simple pizza or a wire whip for perfect meringues, the Breville 5-quart stand mixer allows you to serve up culinary favorites in record time. Australian-produced Breville presents its die-cast series that sets the standard in no compromise performance and durability. It's the new generation of heavy-duty, professional-grade countertop appliances for the home chef with an eye for forward-thinking innovation, remarkable design and high-performance features. Product Features Solid die-cast construction handles heavy mixing loads Efficiently powerful 550-watt motor smoothly tackles even the thickest of batters 12-speed electronic variable controls ensure precision mixing and versatility Planetary mixing action offers 360 degree beater-to-bowl coverage for thoroughly mixed ingredients Load sensing technology with motor protection sensors detect heavy mixtures and adjust speed Generous-sized 5-quart stainless-steel bowl is built for years of durable use Lift assist handles on the mixer head and base provide easy handling and maneuvering Count-up/countdown timer helps accurately gauge mixing time Scraper beater's flexible edge scrapes the sides and bottom of the bowl for thorough mixing Dough hook kneads bread, pizza and pasta dough Flat beater is ideal for general mixing of heavy batters and pie pastry Wire whisk incorporates air for whipped cream, egg whites and icing Plastic pouring shield reduces splatters and spills when mixing and adding ingredients Thermo cut-off automatically shuts down the unit in case of overheating Pause mode lets you stop machine at your convenience Breville assist power plug with finger hole design for easy and safe removal from the outlet Bowl and accessories are dishwasher-safe 1-year limited warranty Imported Includes Durable plastic spatula, flat beater, scraper beater, dough hook and wire whip English/French instruction booklet with 20 recipes for dough, desserts and batters
 
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5 / 5
Not Mixed Up About This Mixer
PostedJune 8, 2011
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Goldmedal
fromLos Angeles CA
I am a novice cook who has graduated to making bread and pastries. I also am an engineer who is very fussy about his gear. I needed a mixer that was well designed, well built, powerful, economical and didn't take up all the counter space.
Breville is well known throughout the world for high quality appliances. But their stand mixer is very hard to find in the US. I was thrilled to see it offered in the CHEF's Catalog.
This is one serious piece of kitchen equipment. It's powerful motor, almost 3/4 HP, mixes bread dough quickly, quietly and smoothly without bouncing off the counter. The speed settings are accurate and repeatable. The count-down timer keeps everything under control.
Mixing cake and cookie batter is "a piece of cake".
It's built like a battleship yet I can lift it with one hand. Clean up is a joy. Simple construction and everything can go into the dishwasher. The power cord slides into the body. Seems like every detail has been considered. Obviously the folks who designed this unit actually used it. And it's a bargain to boot.
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