the mixing tools and some of their uses
For making cakes, biscuits, pastry, icing, fillings, éclairs and
For eggs, cream, batters, fatless sponges, meringues,
cheesecakes, mousses, soufflés. Don't use the whisk for heavy
mixtures (eg creaming fat and sugar) – you could damage it.
For yeast mixtures.
to use your mixer
1 Lift the head release lever at the back of the appliance
and at the same time lift the head until it locks in the raised
to insert a tool 2 Push up until it stops then turn
3 Fit the bowl onto the base, press down and turn clockwise to
4 Lift the head release lever at the back of the appliance and at the
same time lower the mixer head .
5 Plug into the power supply and the mixer ready indicator light
6 Switch on by turning the speed switch to the desired setting.
to remove a tool 7 Turn and remove.
If the mixer head is raised during operation, the machine will stop
working straight away. To re-start the mixer, lower the mixer head,
turn the speed switch to the off position, wait a few seconds and
then re-select the speed. The mixer should resume operating
Whenever the mixer head is raised the mixer ready indicator light
will go out. When the head is lowered, the light will glow indicating
the mixer is ready to use.
Switch off and scrape the bowl with a spatula when necessary.
Use the fold position
as when mixing flour and fruit into cake mixes. Simply turn the
automatically stop. The switch should then be returned to the off
'O' position. Repeat as necessary.
Eggs at room temperature are best for whisking.
Before whisking egg whites, make sure there's no grease or egg
yolk on the whisk or bowl.
Use cold ingredients for pastry unless your recipe states
When creaming fat and sugar for cake mixes, always use the fat
at room temperature or soften it first.
Your mixer has been fitted with a 'soft start' feature to minimise
spillage. However if the machine is switched on with a heavy
mixture in the bowl such as bread dough, you may notice that the
mixer takes a few seconds to reach the selected speed.
for slow incorporation of ingredients such
. The mixer will operate for 2
revolutions and then