Top 10 Best Stand Mixers 2017

A dependable stand mixer is always an excellent addition to any kitchen. From being able to help you mix up a batch of cookies to mixing and kneading bread dough, you’ll be able to create a wide range of delicious homemade treats with minimal effort. Of course, it’s important to consider the features of each mixer in order to choose one that will best meet your specific needs. Take into consideration the motor, bowl size, attachments and speed settings before making a decision.

1. Ankarsrum Original AKM 6220 Stand Mixer

This mixer features a beautiful stainless steel with plastic construction. It is available in 10 attractive colors, including Royal Blue, Red, Pink, Black Chrome and more. It comes with a dough roller, dough scraper, dough knife, dough hook, yeast lid as well as a double beater with a 3-1/2 liter plastic bowl, cookie and balloon whisks, and a large 7 liter mixing bowl. The Ankarsrum mixer also has a timer knob for extra convenience, and a knob for continuous speed control. This heavy duty mixer is capable of quickly mixing and kneading bread dough until it is smooth and elastic. It utilizes a fluted dough roller and scraper that mimics hand kneading as the bowl rotates. Includes a 5 year manufacturer’s warranty in addition to overload protection.


2. EuroPrep EP700 7-Quart Stand Mixer

The EuroPrep stand mixer is a powerhouse. It features a PowerDrive 650W motor with thermal protection to prevent overheating. The extra-large stainless steel mixing bowl has a 7 quart capacity, perfect for large mixing tasks. The mixing bowl comes with an integrated plastic splash guard designed to help reduce messes and make cleanup easy. This heavy duty mixer is available in cream or stainless steel with black, and comes with six separate, electronically controlled speed settings to make finding the right mixing speed easy. It also includes a SmoothStart system that is designed to minimize splashes when starting the mixer. The head tilts to make it easy to add ingredients or to change attachments. Attachments include a dough hook, balloon whisk and flat beater. All attachments feature a nonstick finish for easy cleaning.

3. KitchenAid KSM150PSER Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

This Kitchen Aid stand mixer comes in an amazing array of 40 great looking colors, so you can choose the one that best meets your personal style. The power hub of the mixer allows you to use attachments that will allow you to do everything from grinding meat to stuffing sausage casings or shredding vegetables. This is truly a versatile kitchen machine. From kneading bread dough to whipping cream or mixing cake batter, this mixer can do it all. It has a 59 point planetary mixing action, which means that for each rotation of the bowl, the beater touches 59 points, ensuring all ingredients are thoroughly incorporated. This KitchenAid Artisan stand mixer comes with a pouring shield, coated dough hook, coated flat beater and a 6 wire whip as well as a 5 quart stainless steel bowl.


4. Hamilton Beach 63232 Eclectrics All-Metal Stand Mixer

This all-metal stand mixer by Hamilton Beach is definitely an excellent choice. It features a powerful 400 watt motor with professional 2 way mixing action capable of tackling even the toughest mixing jobs. The sleek design and 4 great color options make this high performance mixer a great choice in any kitchen. You can choose from red, licorice (black), sterling or sugar (white). From whipping up delicate egg whites to kneading a smooth and silky bread dough, this stand mixer is up to the task. The mixer features a quick release, tilt up head and a 4.5 quart stainless steel bowl. The Hamilton Beach 63232 comes with a metal whisk attachment, flat beater and dough hook.


5. Cheftronic Powerful 650w Planetary Stand Mixer

The Cheftronic stand mixer features a powerful 650W motor with robust gear mechanism for heavy duty performance. It offers 6 speeds in addition to a pulse function, so it’s easy to make sure everything is combined. This mixer comes with 4 attachments, including a balloon whisk, aluminum beater, dough hook and flexible beater as well as a transparent splash guard to keep messes at a minimum. For extra convenience, the mixer head swivels 50 degrees, making it easy to add ingredients to the 5.5 quart stainless steel bowl or change attachments. Available in red, white, black and silver. Mixer comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s warranty.


6. Sunbeam FPSBSM21MR-BND Heritage Series 12-Speed 350-watt Stand Mixer Bundle

This Sunbeam Heritage Series stand mixer features 12 variable speeds, allowing for excellent control and a convenient tilt locking head. It also has a 350-watt motor capable of handling even heavy duty mixing jobs. The sleek design includes an off center bowl position, so it’s always easy to add ingredients, even when the mixer is running, and ingredients are always fully incorporated. This mixer bundle includes color coded, heavy duty chrome beaters, whisks and dough hooks as well as two stainless steel bowls; a 4.6 quart bowl and a 2.2 quart bowl. This Sunbeam Heritage series stand mixer is available in red, black and silver.


7. Hamilton Beach 6-Speed Stand Mixer

The 300 watt motor provides powerful mixing action with complete bowl coverage for better incorporation of ingredients. The one beater design ensures quality results. This Hamilton Beach stand mixer is available in a beautiful red color and includes 3 attachments for excellent mixing versatility. The flat beater, whisk and dough hook are all dishwasher safe for fast and easy cleanup. It offers 6 speeds as well as a fold setting to handle all of your whipping, folding and mixing needs. The head conveniently tips up and out of the way for easy access to the 3.5 quart stainless steel bowl. Non slip feet ensure the mixer stays put, with no slipping during use.


8. KitchenAid KSM105GBCMC 5-Qt. Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

This KitchenAid stand mixer is available in Cobalt Blue, Metallic Chrome and Empire Red. As with other KitchenAid mixers, the powerful hub turns this mixer into a complete kitchen center with 15 attachments available to handle a wide variety of kitchen tasks. Unlike many other mixers, this stand mixer comes with a 5 quart clear glass mixing bowl for an added touch of elegance. The bowl also has measurement markings on the side for added convenience. The flex edge beater is able to thoroughly incorporate ingredients by efficiently scraping the sides of the bowl. This mixer also features a tilt head for convenience as well as 10 speeds for a variety of mixing and whipping tasks. Attachments included with this mixer include a flex edge beater, 6 wire whip and metal dough hook.


9. Breville BEM800XL Scraper Mixer Pro 5-Quart Die-Cast Stand Mixer

This Breville stand mixer features a 550W powerful motor as well as load sensing protection with motor protection. This mixer is available in Silver, Black Sesame and Cranberry Red. It comes with a 12 speed electronic control to ensure you get the right mixing speed for every recipe. The lift assist mixer head adds extra convenience and the 10 minute timer with auto-off feature is handy for many mixing tasks. This Breville scraper mixer features planetary mixing for better incorporation of ingredients. It comes with a pouring shield, flat beater, scraper beater, wire whip and dough hook as well as a 5 quart stainless steel bowl.


10. Shamrock Stand Mixer Professional

When you need a powerful stand mixer that is capable of handling even the toughest mixing jobs, the Shamrock Stand Mixer Professional with 10 speeds is definitely a great choice. This commercial grade mixer features an ultra-heavy duty 700W motor as well as a durable aluminum die-cast housing available in black, white, red and silver. The tilt up head design makes changing attachments or adding ingredients to the bowl quick and easy. This Shamrock mixer comes with a 6 quart stainless steel bowl, aluminum dough hook, stainless steel whisk and aluminum beater. In the event that the mixer is accidentally overloaded, it comes with overload protection and will automatically stop in order to prevent damage to the motor.

A quality mixer will provide an easy way to prepare a number of delicious recipes. Whether you’re baking a cake, making cookies or you want to create that perfect loaf of bread, a durable stand mixer will be able to offer exceptional power as well as many years of reliable performance.