Cuisinart Power Advantage HM-50 mixer

This Cuisinart hand mixer was Excellent in overall performance, and has the following:

  • liquid blender rod
  • retractable cord
  • 3 year warranty


The Cuisinart Power Advantage HM-50 is part of the Mixer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Mixer models like the Power Advantage HM-50 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Whipping time: All mixers made whipped cream; whipping time reflects how fast they did so.

Mixing: Proficiency at mixing cookie dough.

Convenience: Convenience considers factors such as ease of using controls and inserting and removing beaters.


Additional features Additional features Additional features like digital display, timer, storage case, etc.
Spatula, recipe book, swivel cord


Dough hooks Dough hooks Use for kneading yeast bread doughs.
Whisk Whisk Best for whipping cream or egg whites.
Interchangeable beaters Interchangeable beaters Noted when beaters can be put into either socket.
Wire beaters Wire beaters These are easier to clean than conventional center-post beaters.
Slow-start Slow-start This feature prevents ingredients from spattering when starting the mixer.