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7 New Ways to Use your KitchenAid

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Now that you’ve binge watched all the boxsets possible and exhausted Netflix and Stan, there’s no better time to get creative in the kitchen with some iso-baking and ice cream making. Unleash your passion for cooking with the KitchenAid Stand Mixer’s 10 speed settings, and whole range of versatile attachments. It’s available in a range of colours so you can add a splash of colour to your kitchen with red or keep it classic with black. Preparing a homemade meal or treat for the family is easy, fun and stress-free when you have this nifty gadget alongside you.

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1. Makes ice cream - homemade ice cream, sorbet, frozen yoghurt

Make homemade creamy ice cream, sorbet or frozen yoghurt in just 30 minutes using the KitchenAid Ice Cream Bowl Attachment. Have some fun, experiment and create your own unique flavours that you can’t get in the supermarket or from your local ice cream shop. If you are someone with a sweet tooth, this attachment is just what you need allowing you to enjoy frozen treats in the comfort of your own home. No need for the last-minute dash to the shops every time you or your loved ones crave some ice cream.

2. Whisks – homemade butter, meringue, desserts

The stainless-steel whisk beater does the same work as a hand whisk but without the effort and in minimal time. Sounds good right? You can even multi-task by placing everything you need into the mixing bowl, adjusting to the right setting and going and putting on that last-minute load of washing or helping your kids with their homework. With the KitchenAid Stand Mixer, the whisk beater adds air to the mixture to create the perfect fluffy meringue, sponge cake or whipped cream just to name a few. Channel your inner Masterchef and use the whisk beater in your KitchenAid Stand Mixer to create effortless, fluffy desserts for your loved ones to enjoy.

3. Kneads dough – bread dough, pizza dough, pretzels

Have you ever wanted to make your own dough but thought it required too much effort or was only something that qualified chefs made? Well, now’s the perfect opportunity for you to give it a go. Take the effort out of kneading dough, simply use the dough hook and let your KitchenAid Stand Mixer do all the hard work for you. Kneading with a KitchenAid Mixer for just 2 minutes is equivalent to kneading 10 to 12 minutes by hand. There is no need to put your back out whilst making your own homemade bread, pizza dough or pretzels. Why not give it a try!

“Channel your inner Masterchef and use the whisk beater in your KitchenAid Stand Mixer to create effortless, fluffy desserts for your loved ones to enjoy.”

4. Rolls pasta – homemade pasta, sheets for lasagne, ravioli

Make your own lasagne sheets and delicious pasta dishes with the Smeg Pasta Roller and Cutter Set for your stand mixer. This provides a fun way to make traditional Italian dishes at home. The attachment comes with a pasta roller with multiple thickness settings allowing you to make pasta to suit your desired size. You can make lasagne sheets, squares for ravioli or run the sheets through a choice of two cutters; the spaghetti or fettucine cutter, allowing you to customise and enjoy your favourite types of pasta. Pretend you’re in Italy with authentic homemade flavoursome fresh pasta.

5. Grinds and minces – burger patties, meatballs, sausages

Be your own butcher and grind fresh meat for sausages, burgers and so much more with the KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment. Fresh cooking from scratch doesn’t have to take a long time. Whether its chicken, beef, pork or turkey, this durable attachment provides fast grinding in just minutes. Plus, its simple and easy-to-use. An added benefit of creating your own mince allows you to sneak in some extra vegetables such as grated carrot or zucchini into your sausage roll, meatball or burger mince without your kids knowing (we know how tough it can be).
Grinding fresh meat is one way to use the Food Grinder attachment however, you can also change the grinding plate and use vegetables to make flavoursome salsas and dips, as well as making your own cheeses and breadcrumbs.

6. Mixes - scones, brownies, cookies, granola bars, guacamole, dips

Whether you’re mixing together the ingredients for brownies, cookies, granola bars, guacamole or dips, KitchenAid’s Stand Mixers have the capacity and power to handle your everyday mixing needs. It can certainly help to create a vast range of delicious snacks to leave your tummy feeling full and satisfied. A key feature of the Flex Edge Beater is its silicon strip that scrapes the side of your mixing bowl to thoroughly combine all ingredients in the mixture.
The KitchenAid Stand Mixer provides an easy and fun way to get your kids involved in the kitchen. Encourage them to help you mix and bake their favourite afternoon snacks and allow them to get creative and decorate them however they like. This is not only a great way to keep your kids entertained and busy, but it inspires them to use their imagination. Perhaps most importantly, it keeps them fed – kids are always so hungry!

7. Spiralizer – zucchini noodles, frittatas, veggie chips

Turn your KitchenAid Stand Mixer into a spiralizer by adding the Spiralizer Attachment and inspire delicious creations like zucchini or carrot noodles, frittatas, veggie chips and so much more. This attachment provides a great idea for healthy meal alternatives. Simply swap pasta or noodles with your favourite vegetable as a replacement adding more nutrients to your meal and voila! A spiralizer is a quick and convenient way to make healthy meals the whole family will enjoy, so it’s perfect for those nights when you’re in a rush and just want to get your hungry kids fed.

Why not make the most of isolation, find your inner chef and explore the many culinary creations possible with a KitchenAid Stand Mixer. The possibilities are endless!

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