If you love baking, you’ve probably spent hours agonizing over which to purchase. Let’s say it boils down to two mixers: Bosch and Kitchen-Aid. Whom do you choose? Let’s take a look at the features of each in an attempt to find out what makes the difference between these two mixers! I will also break down some of the differences between these mixers so that it becomes easier for anyone to make a decision on which mixer is best for them.
Bosch Mixer Vs Kitchen Aid Mixer: Design, Features, and Power!
Bosch and Kitchen-Aid stand on the same ground in most of the basics. Which means that no matter which you choose, you’ll get a great deal of features and quality. They both come with a motor that has enough power to last for many years to come. Both mixers will have enough mixing power to make all kinds of food recipes, so there is no difference there. However, it is important to note that Bosch mixers have more mixing speeds than Kitchen-Aid mixers. This means that your recipes can be mixed faster, giving you better results.
Both the Kitchen Aid and Bosch mixers come with a built-in bowl for mixing. However, the Kitchen Aid is known for having a more sturdy bowl that does not require as much care and attention. The Bosch mixer has a bowl made from stainless steel material, which requires regular maintenance. However, this is valid only when compared to mixers that are designed from plastic. So whether you are choosing between the two mixers or going with something else in this category, you’ll find that both mixers have great bowls and bowls that do not warp over extended periods of time (like running them through the dishwasher).
In terms of controls and ease of use, Bosch mixers are known for being easier to use. In addition to being easier, they are also known to have a compact design that makes them easier to store. The Kitchen-Aid mixer is manufactured as a more substantial machine that can be used for heavy-duty tasks around the house.
Bosch Mixer Vs Kitchen Aid: Maintenance and Styling!
Again, Bosch and Kitchen Aid stand on the same ground in this department. Both mixers are known for their timeless design that blends perfectly with any kitchen décor. The Kitchen Aid mixer, however, is known for having a more robust stainless steel design. This makes it less susceptible to breakage. The Bosch mixer, on the other hand, is known for having a more stylish design that blends with all kinds of styles. This means that it is cheaper to purchase and easier to maintain in the long run.
In terms of how long your mixer will last, both mixers will have longevity on their side when it comes to the build quality and dishwasher usage. However, if you are unsatisfied with the overall design of either one of these mixers, you may find that the Bosch Mixer has better chances at an upgrade in this regard in comparison to the Kitchen Aid model.
Welcome to the Bosch Mixer Vs Kitchen Aid: Which Mixer Is Best For YOU! blog post! In this blog post we’ll be comparing these two mixers, so that you can decide which mixer is best for you. Let’s get started!
Let’s start with a quick run down of the products. They have similar prices ($100-125), but Bosch comes with more ingredients included and has a wider range of attachments, so it may be worth it to go for Bosch if you’re looking for extra options and know exactly what your needs are. If not, Kitchen Aid wins since it’s cheaper but is still an excellent quality mixer.
Kitchen Aid has a useful ice cream attachment, while Bosch doesn’t… Kitchen Aid mixes faster than Bosch according to reviews. Overall, both mixers have excellent reviews.
Here are the specifications of the mixers:
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series 5.5-quart (1.6-Litre) Large Capacity Bowl Mixer with Electronic Touchpad Controls and Dough Hook, Silver: Mixes dough up to 13.5 quarts (11 L) or prepares over 1,800 watts of power for a variety of food preparation tasks. Features include 3 torque settings, 11 speed settings and fully automatic action on all speeds; base has a 2-year warranty; model #TFS5824BG.
KitchenAid Professional Series KH550BSS 5-Qt. (2.4-Litre) Architect Series Stand Mixer, Contour Silver: 5-quart (2.4-Litre) bowl; 12 speeds with auto-pulse and turbo modes; direct drive power head design with 325 watts of power
KitchenAid Professional Series 4.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, Contour Silver: 4.5 quart (4 L), bowl; 10 speeds with variable speed control, soft start and pause function; tilt head has a 4 year warranty, entire unit has a 3 year warranty
So there you have it! The Bosch mixer also comes in red and black (SILVER pictured above). It’s the smallest of the bags but has the most attachments. These attachments aren’t dishwasher safe, so make sure you always hand wash them.
The KitchenAid mixer comes in a variety of colors, including Contour Silver and Empire Red (pictured above). It only has 2 attachments – the whisk and a paddle, but they are dishwasher safe. The mixer itself is large and bulky compared to Bosch, which makes it much harder to store. However, I personally like this industrial, retro look which might be worth it to you.
These are the stand mixers that Bosch and KitchenAid offer. As you can see, KitchenAid makes more than the traditional stand mixer. They make a food processor, ice cream maker and yogurt maker/dryer (I will be comparing these products in other blog posts). However, if you’re only looking for a traditional stand mixer, I would go with Bosch since it’s cheaper and has more attachments included.
These are the attachments Bosch and KitchenAid have. Bosch comes with the largest number of attachments, but the cheaper KitchenAid has a wider range of accessories:
Bosch 3-Speed Bowl Lift Attachment, 3 Qt. Capacity & Power Drive Base: Levers out bowl to add ingredients; up to 2 batches per hour; works with all 725 stand mixers and is dishwasher-safe
Bosch 3-Speed Whisk Attachment, 4 Qt. Capacity & Power Drive Base: Whiskes dry ingredients and beats soft ingredients; up to 3 batches per hour; works with all 725 stand mixers and is dishwasher-safe
Bosch Dough Hook Attachment, 2.4 Qt. Capacity & Power Drive Base: Kneads bread and other bread dough; up to 3 batches per hour; makes 2 lb. loaves of bread or pizza dough; works with all 725 stand mixers and is dishwasher-safe
Bosch Beater Blade Attachment, 2.4 Qt. Capacity & Power Drive Base: Covers the hook area so ingredients aren’t pushed back by hook; works with all 725 stand mixers and is dishwasher-safe
KitchenAid Hand Blender Attachment, 2.26 L Capacity: Blends liquids in a shaker or jar, or chops green/spice into fine particles; up to 3 batches per hour; works with all 725 stand mixers and is dishwasher-safe
KitchenAid Stand Mixer Attachment – 1-Qt. Batter Bowl with Pour Spout: Basic 1-quart (1 L) bowl; used for small projects such as whipping egg whites and cake batters
KitchenAid Hand Mixer Attachment – Mixing Paddles: Ideal small-batch mixing; easily attaches to hand mixers from the Artisan and Pro lines
Bosch Universal Plus Food Processor, Bowl BFP650SIL: 5.5 cup (1.5 L) bowl; 13-piece accessory set: chopping blade, shredding disc, slicing blade, dough blade, universal disc with 4 discs (coarse/fine slicer, dough hook and French fry knife); dishwasher-safe parts
KitchenAid Classic Plus Food Processor FPA2611KP: 14-cup (3.3 L) bowl; 8-piece accessory set: slicing disc with guide, universal disc with 3 discs (slicing/shredding/coarse slice), French fry knife and food pusher; dishwasher safe parts
Bosch Universal Plus Ice Cream Maker BCI600TC: 6 qt. (5.6 L) capacity; 1 qt. (0.9 L) receptacle capable of making 3.5 quarts (3.4 L); freezable cooling bowl; recipe book with 7 recipes
KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker KICA0WH: 8 qt. (7.6 L) capacity; recipe book with 20 recipes; frozen bowl/receptacle, non-drip spout, and removable measuring cup included.
How good are Bosch mixers?
In our KitchenAid vs Bosch review, we found that Bosch beat KitchenAid in performance and price. Bosch is a little bit more expensive than its competitor but it comes with more features and attachments. The two mixers are similar in size, and the bowls are interchangeable, so the price does not matter, really. Here’s how their specifications compare:
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series 5.5-quart (1.6-Litre) Large Capacity Bowl Mixer with Electronic Touchpad Controls and Dough Hook, Silver: Mixes dough up to 13.5 quarts (11 L) or prepares over 1,800 watts of power for a variety of food preparation tasks. Features include 3 torque settings, 11 speed settings and fully automatic action on all speeds; base has a 2-year warranty; model #TFS5824BG
KitchenAid Professional Series 4.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, Contour Silver: 4.5 quart (4 L), bowl; 10 speeds with variable speed control, soft start and pause function; tilt head has a 4 year warranty, entire unit has a 3 year warranty. So there you have it! The Bosch mixer also comes in red and black (SILVER pictured above). It’s the smallest of the bags but has the most attachments.
How many watts is the Bosch mixer?
I searched everywhere, including customer reviews on Amazon, and it seems like nobody knows what the actual wattage of this mixer is. However, Bosch has a few other mixers that are in the 400-500W range. Here’s a list of their most popular mixers:
Bosch 5.5-quart Performance Mixer (model #HMS5580): 500 watts; 14 preset programs; 12 speeds; automatic shutoff timer with alarm; electronic: touchpad controls with LCD window; 6 stainless steel mixing attachments include dough hook, flat beater, wire whip and more
Bosch 5.5-quart Power Mixer (model #HMS5530): 500 watts
Bosch 600 Watt 5.5-quart Mixer, All Stainless Steel: 500 watts; includes all 6 stainless steel attachments; easy to read LED display and easy-to-clean design
Bosch 600 Watt Tilt-Head 5.5 Quart, All Stainless Steel: 500 watts; tilt head has a 4 year warranty; electronic touchpad control with LED display; 13 speeds, 10 preprogrammed settings and full–function power indicator light
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series 5.5-Quart Large Capacity Mixer, All Stainless Steel: 500 watts; all-stainless steel construction; stainless steel power drive base with smooth alert action and easy–to–read LED display
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series 5.5 Quart Large Capacity Mixer, Silver: 500 watts; 6 speed settings and fully automatic action on all speeds; electronic touchpad controls with LCD window; tilt head has a 4 year warranty
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series 5.5 Quart Large Capacity Mixer Silver: 500 watts; 6 speed settings and fully automatic action on all speeds; electronic touchpad controls with LCD window
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series Tilt–Head 5.5 Quart Large Capacity Mixer Silver: 500 watts; tilt head has a 4 year warranty
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series Medium 5.5-Quart Capacity (model #MSM550C): 500 watts; 6 speed settings and fully automatic action on all speeds with electronic touchpad controls with LCD window
Bosch Professional Series 600 Series Standard 5.5-Quart Capacity Mixer, All Stainless Steel: 500 watts; stainless steel power drive base with smooth alert action and easy–to–read LED display; 13 speed settings, 10 preprogrammed settings and full function power indicator light
Where are Bosch mixers made?
I also wanted to know where the Bosch stand mixer is made and what materials are used. After all, I need to know if it’s safe for my family. I found a very good article on the Bosch website that describes their manufacturing process. Here’s what the article says about the production of the Bosch Mixer:
Bosch uses copper cables for all connections to provide optimum conductivity and thereby contribute to maximum reliability. For more information on this product please visit our website at www.bosch-us.com or contact us directly.
So, do we recommend Bosch mixers? Yes! Even though they aren’t as cheap as KitchenAid mixers, since they have more attachments and have a better warranty (up to 4 years), they are a better investment over time. Plus, Bosch seems like it has a really solid reputation in the industry, so it will definitely last longer than KitchenAid.
What is the biggest Bosch mixer?
The Bosch mixer comes with 6 different attachments. The biggest one is the dough hook (smaller than a KitchenAid mixer dough hook, but it works just as well for kneading bread and pizza dough). The biggest one is of course the bowl itself. If you are thinking about making cookies or pizzas on a large scale, then this is a great option for you.
The Bosch Mixers are an excellent choice for someone who wants a more classic looking mixer. This mixer has so many great reviews from its customers, a lot of different attachments, and it comes in multiple colors. We also want to mention that this model is available in other sizes. So if you need a bigger one or one that can hold less product, they have it! It is well worth the investment because it is extremely durable, will last you years, and has a lot of attachments! For someone who wants to expand their kitchen with this awesome piece of appliance but only wants to spend $199 for it then we highly recommend going with Bosch because their price range is just right.