Breville BEM800XL mixer

Price $300.00

This Breville stand mixer was Excellent in overall performance, and

  • is a 550 watt.
tilt-head style mixer. This model has
  • 12 claimed speeds,
  • whisk,
  • dough hook,
  • and a 5 qt.
  • Stainless steel bowl.
  • blue lights indicating speeds and timer
  • It is 14 inches in height
  • and weighs 16 lbs.
  • mixing guide next to speeds.
  • dishwasher-safe
  • 1 yr. warranty

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About

The Breville BEM800XL is part of the Mixer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Stand mixer models like the BEM800XL are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Bowl size: Manufacturer's claimed bowl volume, to the next highest half-quart.

Claimed speeds: Manufacturer's claimed speeds.

Wattage: Manufacturer's claimed wattage

Specs

Style Style Tilt-head style- the head is lifted up and down into the bowl. Bowl-lift-the bowl lifts up to the beaters and head of the mixer. Open bowl- the beaters are placed on a spindle in the center of the bowl.
tilt-head
Single beater style Single beater style A single beater, whisk, or dough hook rotates in one direction and moves around the bowl in the other direction. This is in contrast to two-beater style mixers, with beaters similar to those of hand mixers, with a rotating bowl.
Yes
Bowl handle Bowl handle Whether the bowl has a handle.
Yes
Whisk Whisk For mixtures that need air incorporated, such as meringues (egg whites), whipped cream, mousse, and some types of cakes and custards.
Yes
Dough hooks Dough hooks Use for kneading yeast bread doughs.
Yes
Takes power attachments Takes power attachments Many models offer optional accessories such as food grinders, or pasta makers. These attach to a power port on the unit.
No
Detachable hand mixer Detachable hand mixer Mixer "head" comes apart from the stand to be used as a hand mixer. Typically found only on light-duty stand mixers.
No
Two loaf capable Two loaf capable Our Kneading score considers performance making one-loaf of bread. We attempted to make two-loaves if appropriate for the mixer, and list those that handled the task with little or no difficulty.
Yes
Dishwasher-safe Dishwasher-safe Dishwasher safe is based on the manufacturers' information; many recommend washing by hand.
Yes
Warranty (yrs.) Warranty (yrs.) The length of the warranty, in years.
1
Additional features Additional features Any additional accessories or features the mixer may have. (For ex. spatula, pouring shield, timer etc)
Speeds light up, timer, scrape beater, spatula, pouring shield, cord storage

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