10 Ways to use your KitchenAid Stand Mixer

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The KitchenAid Stand Mixer has long been an essential tool in any kitchen, loved by professional chefs and home cooks alike. With its iconic design and exceptional functionalities, this versatile appliance opens up a world of culinary possibilities. Whether you're an avid baker, a pasta enthusiast, or simply looking to expand your cooking repertoire, the KitchenAid Stand Mixer is a game-changer. Spoiler alert- it’s not just for mixing cake batter!

In this blog, we will explore how to use your KitchenAid mixer in ten different ways, from whipping up delicious desserts to the ultimate mashed potato. Get ready to unlock the full potential of this kitchen essential and take your culinary creations to new heights.

1. Mixing and kneading dough

Think you don’t have time to make your own dough? Think again! Avoid the tiring and time consuming task of manually kneading dough, your KitchenAid Stand Mixer can effortlessly handle this job for you. Whether you're making bread, pizza dough, or pastries, simply attach the dough hook, add your ingredients, and let the mixer do the hard work. You'll have smooth and perfectly kneaded dough in no time.

Making bread with KitchenAid

2. Crafting delicious homemade ice cream

Why settle for shop-bought ice cream when you can make your own? With the ice cream maker attachment, your KitchenAid Stand Mixer becomes the ultimate dessert-making machine. Simply freeze the bowl, add your favourite ice cream base, and let the mixer do the churning. In no time, you'll have homemade ice cream that's sure to impress.

KitchenAid making perfect the best homemade icecream

3. Mixing ingredients for delicious dips

Preparing crowd-pleasing dips has never been easier. With the paddle attachment on your KitchenAid Stand Mixer, you can effortlessly combine ingredients for creamy hummus, flavourful guacamole, or tangy spinach and artichoke dip. Just toss everything in the bowl, turn on the mixer, and let it do the work while you enjoy the party.

KitchenAid making delicious guacamole dip

4. Mastering fresh pasta

Making fresh pasta may seem daunting, but with your trusty KitchenAid Stand Mixer, it's a breeze. Simply attach the dough hook and let it do the hard work for you. The powerful motor effortlessly mixes and kneads the dough to the perfect consistency. Then take your pasta-making skills to the next level by using the pasta roller and cutter attachments. From 

KitchenAid mixer making fresh pasta

5. Grinding meat for homemade sausages

Whether it is Cumberland, chipolata or chorizo, with the meat grinder attachment, you can grind your choice of meat into the perfect texture for sausage making. Get ready to impress your friends and family with your homemade sausage skills.

KitchenAid making handmade sausages

6. Creating light and fluffy iced drinks and desserts

The KitchenAid shave ice attachment transforms your mixer into a magical shave ice maker. You can create fun and delicious shave ice recipes at home in 3 easy steps. From the famous Hawaiian ‘shaved ice’, to Italian granita, Puerto Rican piraguas or Korean bingsu – there’s plenty of shaved ice desserts and drinks to try.

KitchenAid shaved ice drinks

7. Juicing fresh fruits and vegetables

Who needs a separate juicer when you have a KitchenAid Stand Mixer? With the citrus juicer attachment, you can effortlessly squeeze every last drop of juice from your favourite fruits. No more wasting time and energy manually squeezing lemons or oranges. Your morning glass of fresh juice just got a whole lot easier!

KitchenAid grapefruit Juice

8. Making creamy nut butters at home

With the KitchenAid Stand Mixer, you can make your own creamy and delicious nut butter right at home, with no added preservatives. Just blend your choice of nuts in the food processor attachment until smooth and creamy. Spread it on toast or use it in your favourite recipes for a healthy and tasty twist.

KitchenAid nut butter proccessor

9. Perfecting mashed potatoes

The KitchenAid Stand Mixer makes quick, easy work of homemade mashed potatoes. Use the paddle attachment to achieve your ideal texture with less effort and add extra ingredients quickly and consistently. Get ready to take your mashed potatoes to a whole new level!

KitchenAid mashed potatoes

10. Creating perfect meringues

Meringues may seem delicate and temperamental, but with the help of your trusty stand mixer, they're a breeze to make. Whether you're craving classic meringues or a fancy pavlova, your KitchenAid Stand Mixer's whisk attachment will give you perfectly stiff and glossy peaks every time. Get ready to impress your guests with your newfound meringue skills.

pink KitchenAid mixer for the fluffiest meringue

So, there we have it, how to use a KitchenAid mixer in 10 unexpected ways. Don’t forget you can make your Stand Mixer eligible for group gifting with Prezola. That way, your guests can contribute as much or as little as they would like towards your mixer.