KitchenAid Professional 600 Review

When you are in the mood for cooking something delicious and inviting your friends over. for a bite in the evening. You want a machine that is powerful and large enough to make enough food for the group of people in one go. 

Cakes, muffins, pumpkin bread, cookies, mashed potatoes, whipped cream, pesto, bread, various toppings….. You name it, and the KitchenAid KP26M1XCV Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer will help you to make them all. 

The KitchenAid Pro 600 is definitely such a machine with its powerful 575-watt motor that should handle just about any cooking task, regardless of size. 

Once you are equipped with it, you can make a difference to your pre-cooking preparation. With its sturdy construction and laudable performance, the product indeed lives up to the expectations of its customers. So if you are planning to buy a new stand mixture for your kitchen, should you not look at its attributes?

We will take a closer look at what this machine has to offer in this review of the KitchenAid professional 600 stand-mixer.

Construction and features:

The entire mixer is constructed with high-quality metal materials, as opposed to previously used plastics, reducing the risk of the machine breaking or malfunctioning. As a whole, the mixer is about 17 inches high and 14.6 inches in depth, and 11.3 inches in width. As for looks, you can get it in a variety of sophisticated colors and choose from matte surfaces and shinier pearl surfaces. Thus, while it has a large capacity, it can easily fit into most kitchen spaces, but remember that the mixer weighs about 30 pounds so it is advised that you set of a square foot of empty space on your kitchen counter for the machine, since it can be a little hard to move it around.

The mixer also features a bowl-lift design, allowing the bowl to be easily inserted and lifted to the mixer. The mixing bowl itself is made of stainless steel and the machine has contoured handles to allows for easy lifting and pouring of the bowl from the mixer. The included pouring shield allows you to easily add ingredients and fluids with a decreased risk of spillage or splatter.

This stand mixer comes with a speed sensor that maintains a constant speed while it is subjected to loads, there are also safety features that shut off the mixer if it becomes overheated or overloaded, preventing the machine from breaking.  There is also the “Soft Start” feature which slowly works the rotation up to the chosen speed, reducing mess and overspilling.

Uncompromisingly Sturdy

Beware of the frustrations that you can suffer from after buying the cheap, flimsy plastic made kitchen gadgets. Spend a few extra dollars with this buy, and enjoy decades of hassle-free service. The very sturdy, die-cast all-metal construction of the product provides you with all the sturdiness, which is needed to support the high power of this unit. Unlike many of its counterparts available in the market, the product comes with an all-metal gear. Its durability is further accentuated by the fact that the product allows for direct-drive transmission.

What’s Included with the Kitchenaid Pro 600?

To help you in your cookery tasks, the product comes with a professional quality wire whip, a beater, dough hook, clear, two-piece pouring shield with a large chute, and a  6 Quart stainless-steel bowl with handle. The whip can be utilized to make mayonnaise, egg whites, or almost any air-infused preparations, while the spiral dough hook can manage 20% more dough than any of the models that the company has ever produced.  The beater, being a flat one, is ideal to mix normal to heavy batters swiftly, and thoroughly. Every tool can be used in ten different speeds that mimic stirring, beating, and whipping. This allows users to determine their own needs and perfectly mix most batters and foods. The many functions the mixer offers relieve the user of many culinary duties.

Capacity:

The mixer can yield large amounts of high-quality batters and foods. It can mix 14 cups of flour at a time, yielding over 8 loaves of bread or 13 dozen cookies. It can yield up to 8 pounds of mashed potatoes. The 575-watt motor allows the mixer to yield these large amounts of food quickly and easily.

The mixer is also constructed to allow users to easily add and replace attachments and accessories. There are many accessories available for the mixer, allowing the user to make many different types of foods and drinks. A food grinder can grind through bread, meats, and many other types of foods. Thus, users can create their own meat dishes, bread crumbs, and other ground foods with ease. A slicing and shredding attachment allows users to easily cut through vegetables and other foods and sides. There are also strainers and juicers for fruits and vegetables. These tools can be invaluable for many families and for parties and other events.

Accessories:

Additional accessories and attachments include an ice cream maker and pasta makers. The ice cream maker attachments include a special bowl and mixing attachment. You can easily add and mix all necessary ingredients using the same machine. The pasta attachments can be easily attached to the mixer. There are pasta rollers and shredders that easily cut and roll the pasta into the bowl. The ravioli attachment allows users to add selected meats, cheeses, and other fillings that are easily folded into ravioli. There is also a pasta set that allows users to make several different types of pasta and similar foods.

Warranty:

In the event that the mixer does break or malfunction, the company warranty includes a free mixer replacement within the first year after purchase, but this is only needed in rare cases and most users find the KitchenAid 600 Series Mixer to be a functional and useful addition to their homes. While some have been complaining that the machine tends to become overloaded by large batches, this should not be a problem if it is used as intended. Most users find that they have little trouble making double or triple amounts of batter, but that excessively large loads can be hard for the mixer to handle. When used in the typical family and home use, the mixer should be a lasting and functional machine.

How is it to use?

For regular use in the kitchen, the KitchenAid Professional 600 mixer is a capable and high-quality appliance. Most users give the mixer high marks and glowing reviews. With the many colors available, the mixer can look good and fit into almost any kitchen. With its many accessories that can expand the ways you can use the machine, you can explore a wide variety of foods and drinks. It can be an invaluable aid to many families and can help users expand their culinary pursuit.

If you’re looking for a high-quality and long-lasting mixer, then the KitchenAid KP26M1XOB Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer is the one for you.