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    Default Stand Mixers.. KitchenAid? Or others?

    Hi guys,

    I'm turning 30 in March and have asked DH for a KitchenAid Stand Mixer.

    They are around $700, which I'm ok with, so long as it's worth it!

    The Breville and Sunbeam equivalents are a bit cheaper, but I've never really considered them before. They always use the Sunbeam ones on MasterChef but I'm guessing that that's more to do with sponsorship than anything else.

    Does anyone have a Breville, Sunbeam or KitchenAid mixer (or other) that they can give me some feedback on?

    Thanks!

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    Default Stand Mixers.. KitchenAid? Or others?

    I have a Breville and I adore it. I wanted a Kitchenaid but couldn't justify the expense but I have no regrets buying the Breville. In saying that, I've nothing to compare it to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by btmac View Post
    Hi, I have a kitchenaid and it never leaves my bench top! I love it and couldn't live without it it is so powerful, kneads dough with the dough hook with ease. Cannot recommend highly enough. Have you thought about buying one from the States? Amazon will ship it here for around $80 but as it is only $120-180 (depending on model) postage is nothing. Then you just need a transformer (US 120v versus AU 240v) and away you go all up mine cost about $350 - so half the price. Just a thought!
    That's a bl00dy marvellous idea!

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    I have a Kenwood Mix Master and LOVE it!

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    I h e a Kenwood Chef and love it! You can get heaps of attachments too. I have mincer and use it regularly!

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    Subbing. I have an old kenwood chef which is the best thing ever!! The new ones are not as good!!! Reviews state this (motor/power isn't as good etc) I have 2 to be exact incase I need parts ) I love it! Was my mums

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    Default Stand Mixers.. KitchenAid? Or others?

    I have kenwood Chef! Love it ridiculously ;-)

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    I have a KitchenAid and I love it, it is a permanent fixture on my bench, I use it every week. I have had a Sunbeam (but a few years back) and there was just no comparison.

    Be careful with buying a US KitchenAid, I know two people who have done this and both have had issues (one blew up, even though she was using a transformer) and the other one just stopped working after 12 mths and there is no warranty of course

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    Default Stand Mixers.. KitchenAid? Or others?

    I want a green one... They are so pretty

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    I'm getting the kitchenaid for Christmas and am soooo excited I've read lots of reviews and been looking up recipes The reviews are mostly positive and a lot of people are saying theirs have lasted for ages (one person said theirs is around 40 years old).


 

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