Updated 3 Aug 2016

Sunbeam

Mixmaster Classic MX8500

Snapshot: The Sunbeam Mixmaster Classic MX8500 benchtop mixer has two bowls of different sizes and comes with a whisk. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

Mixmaster Classic MX8500
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$299

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Test results

Overall score
74
Performance
?/10
Beating egg whites
?/10
Mixing cake batter
?/10
Kneading dough
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good result in our beating (egg whites) test.
  • Excellent results in our mixing (cake batter) test.
  • OK result for kneading dough.
  • Controls are very easy to use.
  • Labelling shows what the different speeds are for.
  • Comes with two different sized bowls.

But

  • No splashguard.
  • The mixer head “jolts” during kneading (which can make the mixer move slightly).

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
$299

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
38 x 34 x 22
Noise (dBA)
68
Weight (kg)
4.8
Wattage (W)
500
Number of speeds
12
Bowl capacity (L)
4.2 & 2.1
Bowl type
stainless steel
Mixer construction
die-cast metal

Features

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

More Info

Notes
-
Availability
-

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