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Stand mixer buying guide

Tilt-head stand mixers

30+ colours | Up to 4.7 L bowl capacity Best for single families, households and everyday use

This iconic model gives you easy access to the mixing bowl with a conveninent tilting motion.

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Bowl-lift stand mixers

2 colours | Up to 6.9 L bowl capacity Best for large batches and heavy mixtures

These mixers are even more sturdy, allowing you to slide the bowl in an out for heavy or professional use.

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Our must have tilt-head stand mixers

All the bells & whistles

KSM195 Tilt-Head Artisan

$1,149 $899

The KSM195 stand mixer with premium accessory pack valued at RRP $430 has the capacity and tools for every occasion. This model includes both a 4.8L and 2.8L bowl, so you can do more - mix up batter in one and then whip up a silky frosting in the other with the 4 accesssories including the best selling flex edge beater.

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KSM192 Tilt-Head Artisan

$999 $799

This durable tilt-head stand mixer comes in 12 colours and includes the essential accessories required to gently knead, mix and whip ingredients for a wide variety of recipes.

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Lighter. Smaller. Just as Powerful.

KSM3311 Tilt-Head Artisan Mini

$799 $649

When you still need the power but don't quite have the space, the mini artisan stand mixer can whip up the recipes you love without taking up your kitchen counter.

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OUR COLOUR STORIES

Which colour suits you?

Colour is in our DNA! Learn more about our colours and what inspired it. So you can fill your kitchen with a stand mixer that not only looks good, but a colour that represents your own unique personality and style.
Agave

Drink in the nectar of this sweet blue-green

Dried Rose

Fill your home with the sweet blush of dried florals

Pistachio

Fall in love with the soft yet complex roasted essence of fresh pistachios in the sun

Matte Black

Experience the intrigue and depth of dark pan-roasted black pepper that elevates the flavor of food

UNDERSTANDING STAND MIXERS

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A few FAQs

The original kitchen stand mixer is now available in over 20 premium colours. Perfect for families, this machine is more than a mixer – combine it with one of our attachments to do everything from making sausage to dicing vegetables. If you’re not quite sure yet which model is for you, check out some of our frequently asked questions.

What is the difference between the tilt head and bowl lift stand mixers?

The main difference between tilt-heads and bowl-lifts are how bowls are attached and accessed. The top of a tilt-head mixer hinges back so you can twist the bowl onto the base. The bowl-lift mixer features a stationary head and uses a lever to raise and lower the bowl for mixing or adding ingredients.

KitchenAid tilt-head stand mixer bowl capacities range from 3.3L to 4.8L allowing you to make up to 9 dozen cookies in one batch or a recipe for a whole family. This range includes the mini tilt-head stand mixer. Bowls can be purchased separately in additional sizes and colours. The KitchenAid tilt-head stand mixer is best suited to single households, families and everyday use.

KitchenAid bowl-lift stand mixers come with 6.9L or 7.6L bowls which are perfect for mixing from 9 to 14 dozen cookies or multiple batches of recipes at once. Additional bowls and accessories can be purchased separately. The KitchenAid Bowl-Lift is best for large batches and heavy mixtures.

How do I know which stand mixer is the right one for me?

The best stand mixer is the one that fits your cooking style, accommodates your recipes and fits your kitchen. While each type of stand mixer is a little different, tilt-head and bowl-lift mixers both use planetary action for maximum bowl coverage and feature powerful, durable motors that can handle a wide variety of recipes.

 

Choose a tilt-head mixer if:

  • You’ll mostly make recipes for yourself and your household
  • Color is important to you; tilt-head models have over 40 options to choose from
  • You want to change up your decor for seasons, holidays, or just because; you can swap out 20+ bowls in different colors, patterns, and finishes
  • You live in an apartment, have limited counter space, or need to store your stand mixer in a pantry or cabinet; choose a mini for an even more compact option
  • You want to tuck your stand mixer under kitchen cabinets for storage
 

If you’re after a tilt-head stand mixer with all the bells & whistles and a wide range of colours to choose from, the KSM195 is perfect for you.

 

Choose a KitchenAid Bowl-Lift Mixer if:

  • You often make large batches or recipes to share with a crowd
  • You plan to work with heavy or dense mixtures often
  • You have a large kitchen or somewhere to easily use and store your stand mixer
  • Heavy-duty performance is more important than color or bowl options
  • You enjoy a professional mixer look

Is there warranty on all KitchenAid stand mixers?

Yes, all of our stand mixers come with a 5 year warranty. Plus, if you're not happy with your purchase for any reason, you can simply return free of charge within 30 days of your purchase.

What is Original Planetary Mixing Action?

Original planetary mixing action describes the way in which the flat beater moves around the bowl. During operation, the beater moves around the stationary bowl, at the same time turning in the opposite direction on its own axis. Original planetary mixing action ensures thorough ingredient incorporation. The beater, dough hook or wire whisk rotates around the bowl, giving incredible bowl coverage for fast and complete mixing. Your KitchenAid Mixer will mix faster and more thoroughly than most other electric mixers. Please note it's recommended that the mixing time in most recipes be adjusted to avoid overbeating.

What is the attachment hub?

The KitchenAid Stand Mixer is more than just a mixer. The trademark hub allows for the attachment of over a dozen accessories which will turn your mixer into a pasta machine, citrus juicer, meat grinder, ice cream machine, vegetable slicer, sausage maker and so much more. View the full range of KitchenAid Stand Mixer attachments here. Enjoy your next culinary adventure!

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Just the beginning

We're a community of saavy creators and we want you to be a part of our family!

After your purchase, we have a world of wondeferul experiences to keep you pushing the boundaries with your KitchenAid stand mixer - day after day

Recipes

We have a variety of delightful recipes that make the most of your stand mixer. Explore them then save your favourites!

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Hints & Tips

Our tips and tricks to cook with and clean your stand mixer will keep you ahead of the game.

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