Sunbeam Heritage Series 3156 mixer

This Sunbeam hand mixer was Good in overall performance, and has

  • power burst
  • Beaters are interchangeable
  • 1-year warranty

About

The Sunbeam Heritage Series 3156 is part of the Mixer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Mixer models like the Heritage Series 3156 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.

Specs

Dough hooks Dough hooks Use for kneading yeast bread doughs.
No
Whisk Whisk Best for whipping cream or egg whites.
No
Interchangeable beaters Interchangeable beaters Noted when beaters can be put into either socket.
Yes
Wire beaters Wire beaters These are easier to clean than conventional center-post beaters.
No
Slow-start Slow-start This feature prevents ingredients from spattering when starting the mixer.
No