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Summary of Contents for KitchenAid 5KSM45A

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  • Page 2: Stand Mixer Safety

    STAND MIXER SAFETY IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precau- tions should always be followed, including the following: 1. Read all instructions. Misuse of appliance may result in personal injury. 2. To protect against risk of electrical shock, do not put Stand Mixer in water or other liquid.
  • Page 3 10. The use of attachments not recommended or sold by KitchenAid may cause fire, electric shock, or injury. 11. Do not use the Stand Mixer outdoors. 12. Do not let the cord hang over edge of table or counter.
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES Parts and features Attachment hub Attachment knob Motor head Motor head locking lever (not shown) Beater shaft Speed control lever Flat beater Beater height adjustment screw (not shown) Bowl* Wire Bowl clamping plate whip Dough hook *The bowl design and material depend on the Stand Mixer model. W11090745A_ENv14.indd 4 2/27/17 2:58 PM...
  • Page 5: Accessory Guide

    PARTS AND FEATURES Accessory guide Accessory Uses Flat beater for Cakes, creamed frostings, candies, cookies, normal to heavy pie pastry, biscuits, meatloaf, mashed potatoes mixtures: Wire whip for Eggs, egg whites, heavy cream, boiled frostings, mixtures that sponge cakes, mayonnaise, some candies need air incorporated: Dough hook for...
  • Page 6: Lifting/Lowering The Motor Head

    ASSEMBLING THE STAND MIXER Lifting/lowering the motor head To lift motor head: Push the locking To lower motor head: Push the lever to the unlock position and lift locking lever to unlock and gently bring the head. Once lifted, the lever will the head down.
  • Page 7: Beater To Bowl Clearance

    ASSEMBLING THE STAND MIXER Attaching/removing the flat beater, wire whip, or dough hook To remove accessory: Repeat steps 1 and 2. Press accessory upward as far as possible and turn to the left. Then pull accessory from the beater shaft. Beater to bowl clearance Your Stand Mixer is adjusted at the factory so the flat beater just clears the bottom of the bowl.
  • Page 8: Operating The Stand Mixer

    OPERATING THE STAND MIXER Operating the speed control NOTE: The Stand Mixer may warm up during use. Under heavy loads with extended mixing time, the top of the unit may become hot. This is normal. Plug the Stand Mixer in a proper Do not scrape bowl while Stand Mixer electrical outlet.
  • Page 9: Optional Attachments

    OPERATING THE STAND MIXER Optional attachments KitchenAid offers a wide range of optional attachments such as food grinders or pasta makers. They may be attached to the Stand Mixer attachment power shaft, as shown here. To attach: Check to make sure that the Loosen attachment knob by turning it counterclockwise.
  • Page 10: Tips For Great Results

    TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS Mixing tips Mixing time Adding nuts, raisins, or candied fruits Your KitchenAid Stand Mixer will mix Solid materials should be folded in the last faster and more thoroughly than most few seconds of mixing on Speed 1. The other electric mixers.
  • Page 11: Care And Cleaning

    2 or more egg whites ..GRADUALLY to 8 more than 200 ml Whipping Stages (3/4 cup) ......GRADUALLY to 8 With your KitchenAid Stand Mixer, egg Whipping Stages whites whip quickly. Avoid overwhipping Watch cream closely during whipping. Because your KitchenAid Stand Mixer whips so quickly, there are just a few seconds between whipping stages.
  • Page 12: Cleaning The Accessories

    CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning the accessories Bowl, white flat beater, and white IMPORTANT: The wire whip is not dough hook may be washed in a dishwasher safe. Clean it thoroughly in dishwasher, or clean them thoroughly hot sudsy water and rinse completely in hot sudsy water and rinse completely before drying.
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