Choosing the Right Stand Mixer
Factors to Consider When Choosing a Stand Mixer
Power and Motor Strength:
The power of mixer’s motor is critical in determining how well the machine can handle heavy dough and dense batters. Look for a mixer with a minimum 300 watts of power for basic baking tasks.
Stand mixers come with several bowl sizes. Consider the recipes you regularly make and choose a bowl size that can accommodate them. A larger bowl is ideal baking in large batches while a smaller bowl might be best for occasional home bakers.
Itís important to choose a reputable brand that is known for providing high quality. As mentioned previously, a stand mixer is an investment and itís important to consider spending more in order to save in the long run.
Durability and Quality:
A stand mixer is an investment, itís important to choose a model made from durable materials made to withstand regular use. Avoid flimsy or cheaply made materials which tend to break or change overtime.