Use your KitchenAid stand mixer beyond mixing. Having reviewed the top best stand mixers, where the Kitchenaid ranked the overall best, I went ahead to find out more information about this particular stand mixer. I discovered several attachments that can complement and extend the usability of this with this stand mixer beyond merely mixing. In the review, which you can read here, we talked about the mixer being multifunctional. This article accurately highlights what I meant.
There are many attachments you can use with your KitchenAid stand mixer to increase the value and versatility of the mixer. I guess if you opt to have this tool in your kitchen, you won’t afford missing out all these other duties the mixer can enable you to perform in your kitchen. Let’s have a look through some of the possible attachments you can add to your Kitchenaid stand mixer.
If you would like to acquire these attachments, click on each below.
Below is the list of attachments.
- ice cream maker and flex edge beater package
- food processor with commercial-style dicing kit
- Pasta Roller & Cutter Attachment Set
- Food Grinder Attachment
- citrus juicer
- fruit and vegetable strainer set with grinder
- all-metal grain mill
- KSM2APC Spiralizer Plus Attachment with Peel, Core, and Slice
- KSMSFTA Sifter + Scale Attachment
Kitchenaid stand mixer Ice Cream Maker Flex Edge Beater attachments
Most kids always yearn to have ice cream, more so during the weekends and holidays. Your solution to your kids’ demands is here. With your Kitchenaid stand mixer, you can be able to make ice cream of any recipe with the ice maker attachment.
You can make a quantity of 2qts within the bowl on one turn. The KitchenAid ice cream attachments fit all the tilt-head Kitchenaid stand mixers. It works best on the 4.5 and 5Qts KitchenAid mixers, though, some people say that it is also okay for the 6 Qt mixer.
To start preparing your ice cream, freeze the bowl for about 12 hrs before the process. After, transfer the bowl to the mixer and insert the dasher into the bowl. Attach the drive assembly, then finally drop in your ice cream recipe and let the mixer do its work.
The dasher is capable of rotating fast to spread, mix and scape your ice cream, and within 15 to 25 minutes, your ice cream is ready. With this same Attachment, besides ice cream, you can also make frozen yoghurt, Sorbet (or sherbet).
After use, clean your compartments and arrange them back for storage. Don’t forget to have the flex edge beater that comes with this set for your eggs and to knead your dough while using the Kitchenaid stand mixer.
Pros of the KitchenAid Ice cream attachment.
You can make your ice cream within minutes.
The freeze bowl is not dish washable.
2. KitchenAid KSMPRA 3-Piece Pasta Roller & Cutter Attachments
The Kitchenaid pasta roller attachment is another must-have accompaniment for your stand mixer. The accessory’s simplicity of assembly and use makes it ideal for you to prepare good pasta sheets easily. Forget about holding the mixer while you cook the pasta. Just put in your recipe and wait for the results while using these attachments.
The Attachment is a 3 in 1. It comes with a spaghetti cutter which you use to cut the pasta sheets into classic Spaghetti noodles. So, having done your pasta sheets, just make noodles out of it using the spaghetti cutter. These noodles will be far better than the already made noodles from the supermarket oops!
Secondly, the third Attachment is the Fettucine cutter to turn your pasta sheets into fettuccine noodles. I guess this will be an incredible attachment for all the pasta and noodle lovers. Remember it works with all the Kitchenaid stand mixers. During the cleaning process, use the brush that comes with the Attachment. This is a must-have pasta roller to enjoy the fresh homemade pasta. Click to check out these pasta attachments.
Pros of KitchenAid pasta roller & cutter attachment
Easy to use
Easy to clean
Cons of KitchenAid Pasta Roller & Cutter Attachment
Expect some noise while in operation
Food Processor with a commercial-style dicing kit
Have you been doing a lot of work in your kitchen and end up taking a lot of time preparing your meals? The Kitchenaid food processor is here for you. It is compatible with all Kitchenaid stand mixers. You just attach it to the power hub in front of the mixer and start to slice, dice, shred, and julienne all kinds of foods – even cheese for your meal.
The food processor has got a wide feed tube to accommodate different sizes of foods. Additionally, it is a perfect slicer capable of giving you uniform cubes. On top of the food processor, you get attachments, which include: slicing disc, shredding disc, dicing kit, julienne disc, and a storage case.
The processor is very easy to use, clean, and it does a great job. Have one for your Kitchenaid stand mixer to lessen on the work you spend in the kitchen.
All-Metal Grain Mill KitchenAid stand mixer attachments
Milling your grains to have the baking flour should be your new norm today with this Kitchenaid grain mill. Lessening on how much money you spend on buying baking flour. This grain mill will help you as you can grind all sorts of grains such as wheat, oats, corn, rice, plus both low-moisture, low-oil grains, rye and many others.
Grinds from coarse to fine, depending on the finest setting you set. To start the grinding, attach the grain mill to the power hub of the stand mixer, add your grains to the mill, set the mixer to speed ten and grind away.
To increase on the durability of your grain mill, every after milling like 3 cups of flour, let it rest for like ten minutes and then continue. This gives a rest to the mixer, and then it doesn’t warm up.
This grain mill attachment will work so better with KitchenAid stand mixer models which have powerful motors. However, it can still work with all other mixers.
KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment
The KitchenAid food grinder, which most people know as the meat grinder (not knowing it can grind all kinds of foods), fits the entire KitchenAid stand mixer. You just have to attach it to the power hub. If, when at home, you wish to make yourself pizzas, this is a great tool you should own to ease your cravings for pizza.
The food grinder comes with a food tray, fine grinding plate, coarse grinding plate, and food pusher. Additionally, with this Attachment, the sausage stuffer can be used with it to have you well-prepared sausages. Have your meat in the food grinder, attach the sausage casing to the grinder, and then start the mixer.
You can prepare sausages of different recipes. Again you can transform your food grinder into fruit and vegetable strainer to have your vegetables well sliced. Hope vegetarians are sorted with this Attachment. For those who would love to use this Attachment for commercial purposes, I wouldn’t recommend you to buy it, as it may not withstand that too much work best for home. All attachments of the grinder are dish washable, but remember to dry the metallic accessories.
Kitchenaid stand mixer Citrus juicer attachment
Are you tired of straining your hands trying to squeeze out that lemon juice, or tired of the stand blender? KitchenAid stand mixer citrus juicer is here for you. It works great with all the Kitchenaid stand mixers when adequately attached to the power hub in front of the mixer. No need to hold the juicer once you have fixed it well on the stand mixer.
No matter the size of the citrus fruit, the juicer is capable of extracting the juice, starting from small limes to large grapefruit. The strainer basket helps in separating the seeds and the pulp from your juice. Forget about the hustle you go through trying to clean the blender; it is very easy to clean the juicer attachment as it is dish washable.
Fruit and Vegetable strainer set with a grinder attachments
Sometimes preparing your baby’s food might become tiring. Still, with this Attachment, all is well as you can easily prepare your babies food such as the much loved mashed potatoes. Just cook your potatoes, when ready, place them in the grinder, and wait for the results.
The Attachment is multipurpose and powerful; it includes a strainer and a grinder that you can use to grind all sorts of food, including meat, dry foods, and fruits. To have your fruits and vegetables strained to make your favorite sauce, you can make use of the grinder to chop the fruits and vegetables into smaller pieces, then place them into the strainer and set your mixer to speed like four, then wait for your sauce.
No need to use your knife to remove the peelings, the strainer cones will do that for you. This should be a must-have attachment for your stand mixer.
Kitchenaid KSM2APC Spiralizer Plus attachment with Peel, Core, and Slice
It is not only an attachment but also makes cooking fun. You will enjoy watching the noodle-like vegetables running down into the mixing bowl. Within the turn of the clock, your salads will ready. Vegetarian life has been eased by spiralizer Kitchenaid, once you own a Kitchenaid stand mixer or planning to have one. Also, plan to own this spiralizer Attachment to peel, and slice out your vegetables quickly.
It works great with all the Kitchenaid stand mixers as you attach it on the power hub of the mixer. It uses the power generated by the stand mixer, just like other attachments. The Attachment has got six quick blades whereby three blades are for spiralizing, three blades for slicing, and an optional peeling blade for those who don’t want to cook or make juice with the peelings on.
The blade you choose depends on the size of the slices you want, whether coarse, medium, or thin you are free to choose any. Lastly, the spiralizer Attachment is easy to clean as it is dish washable.
9. KitchenAid KSMSFTA Sifter + Scale Attachment
During baking, it becomes tiring to keep on measuring and sifting the baking flour, thanks to Kitchenaid for the sifter and scale attachment. To have the best cake or bread dough, you have to measure the flour well, depending on the recipes of your bread or cake.
The Attachment is placed on the power hub, and the mixing bowl set in its right position then connected to the sifter. Add your flour to the hopper to separate the coarse pieces from the fine pieces by the sifter after measured with the scale, which is a digital scale.
The hopper holds up to 4 cups of flour, which is a functional capacity for home baking. The only complaint I found is that it cannot be used for measuring liquid ingredients such as eggs, water, so it’s only for dry ingredients.
The Kitchenaid stand mixer is a great tool to have in the kitchen. when you complement it with the above attachments, your imagination will be the limit of what you can prepare in your kitchen using this tool. Also, read our article on stand mixers vs hand mixers and know which to choose
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