Summary of Contents for Hamilton Beach Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and/or injury to persons, including the following: 1. Read all instructions. 8. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged supply cord or 2.
Parts and Features BEFORE FIRST USE: Remove all literature and packing material from inside the ice cream maker. Clean freezer bowl(s), mixing paddle, and lid in warm, soapy water. Thoroughly rinse and dry all parts. DO NOT immerse motor in water. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth. Motor Housing Motor On/Off Switch Power Cord Mixing Paddle Freezer Bowl(s) Locking Tabs (NOTE: Liquid contained in freezer bowl is nontoxic)
How to Make Ice Cream FOR BEST RESULTS: • I f ice cream is not made after running the unit for • B efore churning, thoroughly chill ice cream 15 minutes maximum, your bowls have not been mixture in the refrigerator and the freezer bowl(s) frozen long enough OR your freezer is not cold in freezer. Freezer bowl(s) should remain in the enough. See Troubleshooting section. freezer for at least 8 hours before use. Freezer temperature should be set to the coldest setting • I f you wish to store any leftover ice cream in the and bowls should be placed towards the back freezer bowl, simply place it inside a large plastic wall. zippered storage bag and put it back into the freezer. • T his unit produces soft serve ice cream—the consistency will not be the same as hard, store- bought ice cream.
How to Make Ice Cream (cont.) Pour chilled mixture into freezer Ensure lid with motor housing is securely placed on freezer bowl. Allow paddle to churn in mixture for approximately 5–15 minutes. bowl. Do not exceed 12 oz. Plug into outlet. Press switch to ON (I). If needed, press down lightly on (360 ml) of chilled mixture. Make IMPORTANT: Place lid on bowl quickly after pouring ingredients into lid during the first few minutes ice cream one bowl at a time. bowl, within a few seconds if possible. This will yield better results. of churning. This may be needed from time to time on lower-fat/ lower-sugar recipes. NOTE: Pushing too hard will result in the paddle reversing back and forth.
How to Make Ice Cream (cont.) Unit will not turn OFF automatical- Remove lid. Frozen mixture may Ice cream is done when it looks ly. You must press switch to OFF be eaten directly out of the freezer like “soft serve.” A thin layer of bowl. To prevent surface scratch- (O) to stop churning. Unplug from ice cream may stick to the out- ing, using plastic utensils is rec- side of bowl; this is normal. Turn outlet. ommended when eating directly OFF (O); then let sit with mixing from freezer bowls. paddle/lid still attached for about 2 minutes, allowing the ice cream to freeze further. TO MAKE: CHURN APPROXIMATELY: 6 ounces (180 ml) 5–6 minutes 12 ounces (360 ml) 8–9 minutes After turning unit off, let it sit with the paddle and lid still attached for approximately 2 minutes (see Step 10). NOTE: If the ice cream mixture is too thick, or sat in freezer bowl too long before churning, the paddle may struggle and/or reverse directions. Turn unit OFF (O), break up the mixture in the bowl with a spoon, replace the paddle, and turn back ON (I).
Tips for Best Results • T he machine will run until turned off. See Troubleshooting • K eep the freezer bowl(s) in the freezer so that you can make if your unit did not make ice cream in 15 minutes. ice cream at any time. • A dd mix-ins, such as chocolate chips or chopped nuts, • F or best results, the freezer bowl must be frozen thoroughly. after ice cream has churned for at least 5 minutes or Make sure to set your freezer at the coldest setting when mixture is thick and has started to freeze. Make sure (temperature should not be more than 0°F [-18°C]). the mixing paddle is firmly pressed down to the bottom of • F irmness of ice cream depends on variables such as the rec- the freezer bowl when replacing lid (after adding mix-ins). ipe used, room temperature, and temperature of ingredients The mixing paddle should continue scraping the freezer before churning. bowl and not sit on top of the mix-in ingredients. • S ome recipes require the mixture to be precooked. Make •...
Cleaning Electrical Shock Hazard. WARNING Disconnect power before cleaning. Do not immerse motor housing or cord in any liquid. Wash lid, mixing paddle, and Squeeze locking tabs and remove Wipe motor housing with a damp freezer bowl in sink. The lid and motor housing from lid. cloth. Do not immerse in water or mixing paddle may be placed in other liquid. the top rack of the dishwasher.
Troubleshooting PROBLEM PROBABLE CAUSE Ice cream is not firm enough or • T he freezer bowl was not in the freezer long enough (for best results, at least 8 hours or ice cream maker is still running preferably overnight). after 15 minutes. • T he freezer is not cold enough. Ice cream sets at 10° to 14°F (-12° to -10°C). If the freezer is not at 0°F (-18°C), the ice cream will not set. • T oo much mixture was put in freezer bowl. Maximum fill is 12 oz. (360 ml). • Ingredients are warm or at room temperature. • T he freezer bowl was left at room temperature for more than 5 minutes before use. • T he freezer door was opened and closed too many times during the freezing process. • T he freezer bowl has a thick coating of ice on the walls. After washing, dry completely prior to placing back in freezer. Ice cream maker stops churning • M ix-in ingredients, such as chocolate chips or chopped nuts, were added too soon. Wait until ice before ice cream is ready.
Recipes NOTE: For an easy treat, try making “frozen yogurt.” Simply put one 6-oz. (180 ml) container of yogurt into a freezer bowl and follow instructions in “How to Make Ice Cream.” Vanilla Ice Cream Base (makes 24 ounces [720 ml]) Frozen Strawberry Yogurt May use strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, or any combination.
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