KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5-Qt. Stand Mixer Review

KitchenAid KSM75WH Classic Plus Series 4.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, WhiteKitchenAid KSM75WH Classic Plus Series 4.5-Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, WhiteThe Classic Plus mixer seems like a scaled down version of the Artisan. Its power is reduced & bowl capacity cut by half a quart. However, the reduction in power does not make it less efficient. If used within it’s capacity and limit, it performs just as well.

With several mixers around on the market, the KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5-qt. Stand Mixer is one of the most valued. It has an elegant design, with a classic white and silver color. It will not just help you prepare your food in the kitchen, but it will also make your kitchen look elegant. It has a number of features that make it stand as one of the finest and most reliable mixers around.

This mixer is a Tilt-head style that comes with a 4.5 quart mixing bowl, which is stainless steel. In addition, it has an elegant white color, which will add beauty to your kitchen. The power hub of this mixer has been designed to utilize the motor power. This factors the versatility of the mixer, and it also helps you to use it either for making pasta, or for grinding food.

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Features

  • It has a 4.5 quart bowl.
  • 10-speed settings and control.
  • A tilt-head style.
  • Combines Power Hub that has more than 15 attachments, which is multipurpose.
  • A Mixing Action that has a planter of 59 points.
  • Coated dough hook and flat beater.
  • A Wire whip.

Performance

KitchenAid Classic plus 4.5-qt. stand mixer (KSM75WH)

KitchenAid Classic plus 4.5-qt. stand mixer (KSM75WH)

This KitchenAid mixer works with versatility in terms of power. You can choose to use your preferred option, depending on the food you need to prepare. There are 12 attachments of power hubs, which will allow you to increase or decrease the power of your mixer.

The mixer also works with power, coming with 10 speeds. This allows you to work on any food or recipe. It will help you mix dry and wet ingredients all in one bowl, and you will get a perfect blend. You can also knead bread dough, and prepare whipping cream, without any difficulty.

In every rotation, there are 59 touch points that rotate the bowl. This ensures that the ingredients have been mixed perfectly. The wire whip, dough hook or beater will rotate around the bowl, and by that it will ensure that the bowl is overly covered, and that you have a fine blend.

It has a multipurpose power hub, which makes it a sturdy machine. There are over 12 different attachments on the mixer. This helps you to choose the preferred attachment, which will be suitable for the type of food that you are preparing. You can make the Fusilli pasta from the preliminary stage, you can also shred a Parmesan block cheese within seconds. There are a whole lot of foods that you can prepare using this mixer.

Pros

  • It has a unique design, and it is compact enough. That makes it easy to handle.
  • The brushed stainless bowl will stay elegant.
  • It has been built to last for long.
  • Dishwasher safe.
  • It is flexible, whereby, you will be able to choose the amount of power that you need to use for your food prep.
  • Big enough. The bowl is big enough, which lets you mix dough for 12 cookies, mashed potatoes of 6 pounds or 3 loaves of bread.

Cons

  • It might get too hot when it is used for too long, nonstop.
  • Only 1 available color.

Customer Reviews

From an overview of the customer reviews on Amazon, a minimum of 2,500 reviews were listed. From the 2,500 customers, around 70% of them gave this KitchenAid mixer a rating of 5 stars. This is the highest rating on Amazon, and many other rating scales online.

In general, not less than 85% of customers have given a rational, and a satisfying rating for this mixer. Basically, over three-quarters of the customers gave a rating of between 3 to 5 stars for this mixer. Yes, many of them gave it a higher rating, there are a few customers who are dissatisfied with the performance of the mixer. However, these negative reviews were made a few years ago. Which means they were talking about the older version of the mixer.

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Overall Review

Generally, the KitchenAid Classic Plus 4.5-Qt. Stand Mixer is super reliable, and some units might have a number of issues with their assembly. The aspect of failing could be due to over using it.

Basically, this is a very reliable unit, which should not be over used, especially when working on heavy food. For that, they might break down easily, but as long as you work with it with total care, you will enjoy food preparation in a greater way. It is always advised to use moderate food with the kitchenaid classic plus 4.5-qt. stand mixer. If you wish to use a heavier food, you should try and control the processing. It hasn’t been designed to handle heavy food and ingredients, but if you regulate the use, it could serve you well.