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The Wolfgang Puck WPPSM050 stand mixer offers you the convenience of a high wattage motor and planetary mixing action for kneading bread and cookie dough. Yet it can also gently beat eggs for a Sunday morning omelet.
This stand mixer comes with a direct drive motor which means that the motor does not have any belts that can wear out or break. This is definitely something to consider when looking for a stand mixer. On top of that, this electric mixer comes equipped with planetary mixing action. This means that no matter what type of ingredients you are mixing, this machine will be sure to mix all ingredients well. No more biting into a salty sugar cookie.
This stand mixer comes with the standard attachments that most food mixers come with. This includes a balloon whisk which is made of stainless steel for added durability. It also comes with a dough hook and a flat beater which both have a non-stick finish – a helpful bonus when it comes to the task of cleaning up.
While we would liked to have seen this electric mixer come with an auto-shutoff feature to ensure that the motor wouldn't burn up when mixing stiff dough, we were happy to find that it does come with 10 different speeds and a slow-start feature. This helps to keep all of the ingredients that you are mixing in the bowl where they belong and not splattered all over you and your kitchen counter. The higher speeds allow you the ability to mix heavier ingredients, which is important if you plan to use your dough mixer for breads and cookies.
This stand mixer provides a tilt-head design for easy access to the 6-quart stainless steel mixing bowl. The bowl itself has two handles, one on each side towards the upper part of the bowl. This allows it to be removed from the mixing stand and transferred to another location with ease, while the tilt-head feature also allows you the ability to clean those hard to get to crevices of this machine.
Although we would have liked to have seen a longer warranty on this kitchen mixer, we were happy to find that it does come with a one-year guarantee on both the product and motor. This is a standard length of time for most kitchen mixers.
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If you have questions regarding this stand mixer, you will have to refer to your user manual or contact the company using an email form. We were disappointed that we were unable to locate any type of telephone number or a list of FAQs for this dough mixer. One nice thing about the user manual, however, is that it includes some of Wolfgang Puck's personal recipes.
If you are looking for a stand mixer that will help save you time in the kitchen, the Wolfgang Puck WPPSM050 is worth your consideration. However, keep in mind that you will have to watch closely when mixing heavy dough as it does not come with an auto-shutoff feature, and locating a phone number for the company could be a bit of a hassle.