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KitchenAid 5KES2102A Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 5KES2102A...
  • Page 2 Cleaning the housing, filters, drip tray, drip plate, reservoir, and pitcher ���������� 25 Cleaning the shower screen ������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 26 Priming after long periods of non-use ��������������������������������������������������������������� 27 Descaling ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27 TROUBLESHOOTING ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 29 For more information on this and other products, join us in the kitchen at www.kitchenaid.com.au.
  • Page 3 ESPRESSO MACHINE 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 Espresso Machine in water or other liquid� 3.
  • Page 4 ESPRESSO MACHINE SAFETY 10. The use of accessory attachments not recommended by the appliance manufacturer may result in fire, electric shock, or personal injury� 11. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, or after the appliance malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner�...
  • Page 5 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ESPRESSO MACHINE Parts and accessories* Espresso temperature Cup rail gauge On/Off Power Hot water button button On indicator Steam dial light Espresso button Frothing arm Brew head Water tank Frothing nozzle Portafilter Drip plate (sits inside Drip tray) Frother temperature gauge...
  • Page 6 ASSEMBLING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Preparing the Espresso Machine for use Place the Espresso Machine on a clean, Align the three rail posts with the holes dry, level surface� on top of the Espresso Machine� Then press the rail posts firmly into the holes� Washing the water reservoir Lift the reservoir slightly, then remove Wash the reservoir in hot, soapy...
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Connecting the Espresso Machine Insert the end of the electrical cord without prongs into the cord receptacle in the back of the Espresso Machine� Plug the other end of the cord into a grounded outlet� OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Rinsing and filling the boilers The boilers need to be filled and rinsed before the Espresso Machine is used for the first time.
  • Page 8 OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Warming the boilers Make certain the steam dial is closed by Press and hold the On/Off power rotating it clockwise as far as possible. button until the ON indicator lights up. The dual boilers will begin heating, and the Espresso and Hot Water functions will begin to operate.
  • Page 9 OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE When the pitcher is about half full, If no espresso is desired at this time, release the Hot Water button and close press the On/Off Power button to turn the Steam dial by rotating it clockwise the Espresso Machine off�...
  • Page 10 OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Press the filter basket into the Position the portafilter underneath the portafilter until it snaps into place� brew head and align the handle with Do not fill with coffee at this time� the arrow on the left side� Raise the portafilter into the brew head Press and hold the On/Off power and tighten it with a firm twist to the...
  • Page 11 OPERATING THE ESPRESO MACHINE Wait until the Espresso Machine has Remove the portafilter from the brew reached operating temperature; this will head by moving the handle to the left. take approximately 6 minutes� When Place one level measure of ground the boiler temperature gauge needle coffee (or a paper coffee pod) in the climbs into the “ready”...
  • Page 12 OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Place one or two espresso cups When the desired amount of espresso on the drip plate under the spouts has been brewed (30 ml using the of the portafilter� Press the Espresso small filter basket or 59 ml using the button, and espresso will start to flow large filter basket), press the Espresso into the cups�...
  • Page 13 OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Frothing and steaming milk Frothing and steaming milk requires a bit of practice, but you’ll be surprised how quickly your skills will develop. The Espresso Machine gives you all the tools you need: a 325 ml stainless steel pitcher shaped especially for frothing (with a spout perfectly designed for latte art), a frothing arm that adjusts horizontally and vertically for a comfortable working position, a frothing nozzle designed to enhance frothing, and a Steam Dial that lets you...
  • Page 14 Avoid scalding the milk, which occurs steaming (heating) the milk� at 79.4°C. NOTE: KitchenAid recommends using a standard kitchen thermometer to determine when the milk reaches 60°C -73.9°C when learning to steam milk� Typically the pitcher is almost too hot to touch when this temperature is reached�...
  • Page 15 OPERATING THE ESPRESSO MACHINE Dispensing hot water Hot water can also be dispensed from the frothing arm. This provides a convenient way to make Americanos, tea, or hot chocolate. Filling a demitasse with hot water is also a great way to warm it before brewing espresso. NOTE: Always dispense hot water into an empty container –...
  • Page 16 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS What is espresso? Espresso began as an attempt in the 1800s to produce the standards we have today: to quickly brew coffee on demand, by the 28�35 grams of true espresso comes from cup� The goal was to serve the freshest, exposing 7 grams of finely ground and most flavorful coffee possible and avoid the packed coffee to 90�6-96�1º...
  • Page 17 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS Great Tasting Water The Right Grind – and Grinder An often overlooked element of great Espresso demands a very fine, very espresso is the brew water. If you don’t consistent grind� Blade grinders and enjoy the flavor of your tap water, don’t use inexpensive burr grinders usually fall short it to brew espresso –...
  • Page 18 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS and sweep any excess coffee from the filter heavily through the low density coffee – with their fingers, leaving exactly what they overextracting the bitter coffee compounds need. After you’ve had some experience – and flowing lightly through the higher dosing, leveling, and tamping your coffee, density coffee, underextracting the flavorful you’ll be able to consistently dose your...
  • Page 19 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS After removing the tamper, some grinds Apply a second, finishing tamp (also may stick to the side of the filter basket. called a polishing tamp)� Press straight Tap the portafilter gently on the table down on the coffee with about 2.4 bars to jostle loose grinds onto the tamped of pressure, then relax the force slightly coffee disc�...
  • Page 20 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS Espresso extraction technique Shot Volume Some grinders do not allow the fine The brew group and boilers are heated. The adjustments necessary to correct the fresh coffee has been ground, dosed into the extraction rate. The best solution is to invest portafilter, expertly leveled, and precisely in a quality burr grinder.
  • Page 21 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS Barista tips When brewing multiple shots: • Clean the frothing arm and nozzle immediately after use. See “Care and • Use a towel to clean and dry the filter Cleaning” section� basket before filling with coffee. This will •...
  • Page 22 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS Glossary of espresso drinks Americano Espresso Con Panna 177 to 237 ml of hot water added to a single Espresso topped with a dollop of shot of espresso. This makes a superb cup whipped cream� of coffee� Espresso Lungo Café...
  • Page 23 TIPS FOR GREAT RESULTS Glossary of Espresso Machine parts Brew group Frothing arm and Frothing nozzle The part of the Espresso Machine that holds The frothing arm and nozzle allow you to all the working parts that allow you to brew make steamed milk for espresso drinks�...
  • Page 24 CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning the Espresso Machine Keeping the Espresso Machine clean is vital to brewing the best espresso possible. You might notice that your machine is taking longer to brew, or the brew head is spewing or sputtering. These can be signs that it’s time to clean your Espresso Machine. Stale coffee oils on the portafilter, filter baskets, and shower screen will ruin the flavor of the most expertly prepared coffee, and any milk left on the frothing arm should be removed for best performance and taste.
  • Page 25 CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning the housing, filters, drip tray, drip plate, reservoir, and pitcher Wipe the Espresso Machine housing Wash the portafilter in warm, soapy with a clean damp cloth and dry with water and rinse with clean water� Dry a soft cloth.
  • Page 26 CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning the shower screen Once every 75 to 100 shots of espresso, the shower screen should be removed from the brew head to clean thoroughly. Using an allen wrench, remove the Wash the shower screen in warm, screw at the center of the shower soapy water, and rinse with clean screen by turning it counter-clockwise.
  • Page 27 These can be found online, or at coffee specialty shops. KitchenAid does not recommend using vinegar and water solutions or home remedies in place of a commercial descaler for the Espresso Machine�...
  • Page 28 CARE AND CLEANING To catch the cleaning solution, place Press and hold the ON/OFF power a large cup under the brew head (do button until the ON indicator lights not attach the portafilter), and another up. It is not necessary for the boilers under the frothing nozzle�...
  • Page 29 CARE AND CLEANING Remove the water reservoir and rinse Attach the shower screen to the with fresh water, then replace and fill brew head. See “Cleaning the shower with fresh water to the max fill line� screen” section for instructions� Be Press and hold the ON/OFF power sure to add additional fresh water button until the ON indicator lights...
  • Page 32 © 2014. All rights reserved. Specifications subject to change without notice. W10699685A 07/14...