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Workhorse for large quantity home bakers
Since retiring, I have become a large scale baker and quasi-gourmet chef. Bought this mixer because of its bowl size and power. It easily and quietly mixes & kneads large batches of bread...Read complete review
Since retiring, I have become a large scale baker and quasi-gourmet chef. Bought this mixer because of its bowl size and power. It easily and quietly mixes & kneads large batches of bread dough (6-8 loaves) and biscotti (8 doz). Come Thanksgiving it will get a workout mashing 8-10# of potatoes.We will keep our KA Artisan tilt head mixer for the smaller jobs or when making two types of icing for one cake. The Artisan is a great machine also, ours being used extensively since 2000.
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I received my 7-Qt bowl mixer for Christmas 2013. I requested it and was excited to use it. I have my original Kitchen-Aid 5Qt. mixer that I received as a shower gift...Read complete review
I received my 7-Qt bowl mixer for Christmas 2013. I requested it and was excited to use it. I have my original Kitchen-Aid 5Qt. mixer that I received as a shower gift back in 1979. It still works and has worked like a horse all these years. I was hesitant about getting a new mixer for fear that the quality would not be as good as my old machine, and only did so because I really needed a larger capacity bowl. I am a bit disappointed,but not really surprised that the quality, in my opinion, is not the same. The first time I used the machine the tab behind the bowl that snaps the bowl in place vibrated loose, so much so that the bowl wobbles if you don't tighten it. This happens on a fairly regular basis. There are also times when I turn the machine on that it doesn't start immediately and need to turn it on and off a few times before it starts. What's up with that? There have also been times when the mixer is running that it will raise and lower the speed by itself almost like a power surge. My last comment is about the splash guard. Compared to my old machine it is very flimsy and I feel it will crack if it is not handled gently. All in all, the mixer does the job. I am very happy with the bowl capacity, it fits my needs better than anything else on the market. I will say though that taking it back to exchange for another one is on my to-do list, I feel this one is faulty. I guess that's what disappoints me. I really didn't expect the quality to be the same as my old machine, but for $600+ dollars I was hopeful. Just in case, I am not getting rid of my trusty old machine any time soon, unless it dies. Thanks for the opportunity to speak my piece. Sincerely Donna Benetatos
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from Mechanicsburg, pa
Comments about KitchenAid Proline Bowl Lift Red Stand Mixer:
This I hands down the best mixer I own.I have a 5 quart kitchenaid which I have used for yrs didn't know how underpowered it was for doubling recipes until I received this one. I made a angel food cake had the egg whites whipped all the way to the top of the 7 quart bowl....amazing
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Appleton, WI
I received this mixer as a surprise gift, to replace my 14 yr old Classic stand mixer. The Pro Line has been a wonderful addition to my kitchen, most notably that it handles a double batch of cookies without even a wobble. Amazing! Also, side note, KitchenAid holds its value, as I sold my old mixer at my rummage sale for $100!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Great product. Love it
By Uncle Pauly
from Greenville, OH
Spent the week making cakes and bagels and bread. It was a joy. The only thing that had me somewhat worried was while baking a double batch of bagels. A very firm, gluten-rich dough. During several passes through with the hook, the motor seemed to stall, then power through. Is this part of the circuitry brain of the unit and a normal finding? Or, should I be concerned of a motor failure?
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
By Bake Cakes Plus!
from Monrovia, CA
I have been waiting to buy a stand mixer. So when I did I bought the best one on the market! I am truly smitten with this device. I have been baking a mixing up a storm. It made my 6 weeks cake decorating class a breeze. Unlike others, I love the sound of mixer as it works and do not find it annoying at all. The machine is working and I find the sound soothing and reassuring that it is doing the work and not me. Don't know how I lived without it before. The scrapper-paddle attachment (purchased separately) is the best!!!
Great size and attachments!
By Cindy the baker
from Springfield mo
Finally saved my money up and bought the 7 qt pro line mixer!
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Very sharp and responsive, powerful and larger than my previous KitchenAid, happy to be able to produce larger batches without dividing. Seems like they've perfected the Stand Mixer!
I love it
By Cal the cookie maker
from Meriden, CT
I love my kitchen aid pro line. I can make lots of dog treats and cookies. I am so happy that I purchase the kitchen aid pro line. It was well worth it.
Impressive on countertop
from North Carolina
This is my second KitchenAid. Gave my very first one (still going strong) to a friend because I wanted a larger capacity mixing bowl.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Takes the manpower out of baking.
By Barb the Baker
from Mission Viejo, Ca.
I have had a KitchenAid mixer for many years. I have always loved it, but lately I have been making more breads. This model makes it easy to knead without any strain on the motor. It will make 4 loaves without a problem. I can also make 5-8 dozen large cookies at one time
Could not be happier
By Jason C
from Atlanta, GA
Did a ton of research and found this to be the best bang for the buck. My wife is in culinary school as a baking and pastries major so she is constantly experimenting and tweaking her recipes and this is the staple tool. Purchased this one after our 42 year old kitchenaid mixer finally died. Couldn't be happier!
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