Updated 22 Mar 2019

Breville

the Bakery Boss BEM823

Snapshot: The Breville the Bakery Boss BEM823 has a 4.7L glass bowl and comes with a scraper-beater. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

the Bakery Boss BEM823
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$599

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
89
Performance
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Beating egg whites
?%
Mixing cake batter
?%
Kneading dough
?%
Ease of use
?%

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 extremely easy to use.
  • Speeds are graded according to their purpose.
  • Has digital timer (counts up).
  • Light turns on when motor is on, shines into bowl for better viewing.
  • Bowl and some attachments are dishwasher safe.
  • Has a splashguard.

But

  • The motor head isn’t spring-loaded (so you need to hold the head when lifting and lowering).
  • No eject button for removing beater.
  • Bowl has small base so can be unstable on bench.
  • Pouring shield is annoying (needs to be removed when lifting the motor head).
  • Mixing bowl is large and may not fit easily in the sink.

How we test

Overall score includes:

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

Price is from a January 2019 survey.

Dimensions are measured with the mixer standing on its base.

Weight excludes beaters.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$599
Type
Benchtop

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
37 x 36 x 22
Noise (dBA)
67
Weight (kg)
9.6
Wattage (W)
1200
Number of speeds
12
Bowl capacity (L)
4.7
Bowl type
Glass
Mixer construction
Die cast metal

Features

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

More Info

Notes
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Availability
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