Updated 22 Mar 2019

Breville

the Scraper Mixer BEM430

Snapshot: The Breville the Scraper Mixer BEM430 has a 4.7L glass bowl and comes with a scraper-beater. How well does it beat, mix and knead?

the Scraper Mixer BEM430
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$500

Price comparison

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Test results

Overall score
87
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 easy to use.
  • Speeds are graded according to their purpose.
  • 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.
  • The mixer head “jolts” during kneading (which can make the mixer move).
  • Bowl has small base and can be unstable on bench.
  • Pouring shield is annoying (small opening and needs to be removed when lifting 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
$500
Type
Benchtop

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (cm)
36 x 36 x 19
Noise (dBA)
70
Weight (kg)
8.0
Wattage (W)
900
Number of speeds
6
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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