KitchenAid 5KSM125 Instruction Manual
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  • Page 1 5KSM125, 5KSM175PS 5K45SS, 5KSM45...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS PARTS AND FEATURES ..................6 Parts and accessories ..................6 STAND MIXER SAFETY ..................7 Important safeguards ..................7 Electrical requirements ...................9 Electrical equipment waste disposal ..............9 USING THE STAND MIXER .................10 Speed control guide ..................10 Accessory guide ...................11 Attaching/removing the bowl...............11 Lifting/lowering the motor head ..............12 Attaching/removing the flat beater, Flex Edge beater*, wire whip, or dough hook ................12...
  • Page 3: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES PARTS AND ACCESSORIES Attachment hub Attachment knob Pouring shield* Motor head Motor head locking lever (not shown) Speed control lever Beater shaft 3 L stainless steel bowl* Beater height adjustment screw (not shown) Dough hook Bowl** Bowl clamping plate Flex Edge beater* Wire whip Flat beater...
  • Page 4: Stand Mixer Safety

    STAND MIXER SAFETY IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following: 1. Read all instructions. 2. To protect against risk of electrical shock, do not put Stand Mixer in water or other liquid. 3.
  • Page 5 8. The use of attachments not recommended or sold by KitchenAid may cause fire, electric shock, or injury. 9. Do not use the Stand Mixer outdoors. 10. Do not let the cord hang over edge of table or counter.
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    STAND MIXER SAFETY ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS Wattage: WARNING 300 Watts for models 5KSM125 and 5KSM175PS 275 Watts for models 5K45SS and 5KSM45 Voltage: 220-240 V Hertz: 50-60 Hz NOTE: If the plug does not fit in the Electrical Shock Hazard outlet, contact a qualified electrician.
  • Page 7: Using The Stand Mixer

    USING THE STAND MIXER SPEED CONTROL GUIDE All speeds have the Soft Start feature which automatically starts the Stand Mixer at a lower speed to help avoid ingredient splash-out and “flour puff” at start-up, then quickly increases to the selected speed for optimal performance. SPEED ACTION ATTACHMENT DESCRIPTION STIR...
  • Page 8: Accessory Guide

    USING THE STAND MIXER ACCESSORY GUIDE ACCESSORY USES Flat beater and Cakes, creamed frostings, Flex Edge beater* candies, cookies, pie pastry, for normal to heavy biscuits, meat loaf, mixtures: mashed potatoes Wire whip for Eggs, egg whites, heavy cream, mixtures that need boiled frostings, sponge cakes, air incorporated: mayonnaise, some candies...
  • Page 9: Lifting/Lowering The Motor Head

    USING THE STAND MIXER LIFTING/LOWERING THE MOTOR HEAD To put down motor head: Push the To lift motor head: Push the locking locking lever to UNLOCK and gently lever to the UNLOCK position and bring the head down. The locking lift the head.
  • Page 10 USING THE STAND MIXER Slip accessory onto beater shaft and Hold the locking lever in the UNLOCK press upward as far as possible. Then, position and tilt motor head back. turn accessory to the right, hooking accessory over the pin on the shaft. To remove accessory: Repeat steps 1 and 2.
  • Page 11: Beater To Bowl Clearance

    USING THE STAND MIXER BEATER TO BOWL CLEARANCE Your Stand Mixer is adjusted at the factory so the flat beater just clears the bottom of the bowl. If, for any reason, the flat beater hits the bottom of the bowl or is too far away from the bowl, you can correct clearance easily.
  • Page 12: Using The Pouring Shield

    USING THE STAND MIXER To remove pouring shield: Lift the front of the pouring shield Turn speed control to “0”. clear of the bowl rim and pull forward. Unplug Stand Mixer. Remove attachment and bowl. USING THE POURING SHIELD* Use the pouring shield to avoid having ingredients splashing out of the bowl when mixing, as well as to easily pour ingredients in the bowl while mixing.
  • Page 13: Operating The Speed Control

    “Speed control guide” chart. is usually sufficient. 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. Loosen attachment knob by turning To attach: Turn speed control it counterclockwise.
  • Page 14 USING THE STAND MIXER Insert attachment shaft housing into attachment hub, making certain that attachment power shaft fits into square attachment hub socket. It may Tighten attachment knob by turning be necessary to rotate attachment clockwise until attachment is back and forth. When attachment completely secured to Stand Mixer.
  • Page 15: Tips For Great Results

    2 or more egg whites GRADUALLY to 8 Whipping stages With your KitchenAid Stand Mixer, egg whites whip quickly. Avoid over whipping. WHIPPED CREAM Pour cold whipping cream into chilled bowl. Attach bowl and wire whip. To avoid splashing, gradually turn to designated speed and whip to desired stage.
  • Page 16: Mixing Tips

    TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS MIXING TIPS Mixing time Cake mixes Your KitchenAid Stand Mixer will mix When preparing packaged cake mixes, use faster and more thoroughly than most Speed 4 for medium speed and Speed 6 other electric mixers. Therefore, the for high speed.
  • Page 17: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into an earthed outlet. Always be sure to unplug Stand Mixer Do not remove earth prong. before cleaning. Wipe Stand Mixer with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use Do not use an adapter. household/commercial cleaners.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Please read the following before calling WARNING your service centre. 1. The Stand Mixer may warm up during use. Under heavy loads with extended mixing time periods, you may not be able to comfortably touch the top of the unit. This is normal. 2.
  • Page 19: Warranty And Service

    Contact number for Ireland: Tollfree number +44 (0) 20 8616 5148 E-mail contact for U.K. and Ireland: Go to, and click on the link “Contact Us” at the bottom of the page. Address for U.K. and Ireland: KitchenAid Europa, Inc.

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