Using Your KitchenAid
Flat Beater for normal to heavy mixtures:
Wire Whip for mixtures that need air incorporated:
Dough Hook for mixing and kneading yeast doughs:
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 the
1. Unplug Stand Mixer.
2. Place bowl-lift handle in down
3. Attach flat beater.
4. Adjust so flat beater just clears
bottom surface of bowl when in
lifted position by turning screw (A)
counterclockwise to raise the bowl
and clockwise to lower the bowl.
Just a slight turn is all that is
required: the screw will not rotate
turn (90 degrees) in
either direction. (The full range of
Beater to Bowl Clearance
turn, or 180
angel food cakes
5. Place bowl-lift handle in up
position to check clearance.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 if necessary.
NOTE: When properly adjusted, the
flat beater will not strike on the
bottom or side of the bowl. If the flat
beater or the wire whip is so close
that it strikes the bottom of the bowl,
coating may wear off the beater or
wires on whip may wear.