Updated 11 Oct 2017

Cuisinart

HM-90SA

Snapshot: The Cuisinart HM-90SA has 5 speeds. How well does it beat and mix?

HM-90SA
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$199

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Test results

Overall score
87
Performance
?/10
Beating egg whites
?/10
Mixing cake batter
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good overall score.
  • Excellent result for mixing and whisking.
  • Sealed controls are easy to use.
  • Separate on/off switch.
  • Digital display is bright and clear.
  • Stands steadily on the bench.
  • Storage tub for attachments and allows unit to rest on top.
  • Attachments are dishwasher safe.

But

  • Only OK for ease of use.
  • No non-slip grip.
  • High speed is very powerful.
  • Specific placement of beaters.
  • Control on high speed is too strong.
  • Lowest setting is too strong for gradual mixing.
  • Some vents at the back and front where food can accumulate.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Beating egg whites (30 percent)
  • Mixing cake batter (30 percent)
  • Ease of use (40 percent)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$199
Type
Hand-held

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
20 x 8 x 17
Noise (dBA)
82
Weight (kg)
1.0
Wattage (W)
220
Number of speeds
9
Bowl capacity (L)
n/a
Bowl type
n/a
Mixer construction
Plastic

Features

Whisk
Yes
Dough hooks
Yes
Beater
n/a
Splashguard
n/a
Pulse option
No
Bowl lock
n/a
Dishwasher-safe bowl
Yes
Boost/turbo option
No

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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