Updated 3 Aug 2016

KitchenAid

Artisan Stand Mixer KSM150

Snapshot: The KitchenAid KSM150 benchtop mixer has a 4.8L bowl and comes with a whisk plus a paddle-beater. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

Artisan Stand Mixer KSM150
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$999

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Test results

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

Good points

  • Excellent results in our beating (egg whites) test.
  • Excellent results in our mixing (cake batter) test.
  • Excellent results in our kneading (dough) test.
  • Controls are OK to use.
  • Has a splashguard.
  • Has a reasonably good selection of attachments (and their heights can be adjusted).
  • Bowl and most attachments are dishwasher safe.

But

  • No eject button for removing beater.
  • The motor head isn’t spring loaded (so you need to hold the head when lifting and lowering).
  • Whisk isn’t dishwasher safe.
  • Comparatively heavy and noisy.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Beating egg whites (20 percent)
  • Mixing cake batter (20 percent)
  • Kneading dough (20 percent)
  • Ease of use (40 percent)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$999

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
35 x 34 x 25
Noise (dBA)
80
Weight (kg)
10.5
Wattage (W)
300
Number of speeds
10
Bowl capacity (L)
4.8
Bowl type
stainless steel
Mixer construction
metal

Features

Whisk
Dough hooks
Paddle beater
Scraper beater
×
Splashguard
Pulse option
×
Bowl lock
Dishwasher-safe bowl

More Info

Notes
Extra accessories can be bought separately.
Availability
-

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