Hamilton Beach 4-quart Planetary Stand Mixer

The weight of the mixer could make it more or less comfortable and easy to use as well. The balloon whisk is your go-to when whipping egg whites for a chiffon cake, angel food cake, meringues or while making whipped cream. Never use the balloon whisk for heavy batters; if you do, there’s a good… Continue reading Hamilton Beach 4-quart Planetary Stand Mixer

Hamilton Beach 4-quart Planetary Stand Mixer

We brought 4 ounces of egg whites to room temperature and tried to beat them to the stiff peak stage with the Hamilton Beach’s whisk, but this electric mixer didn’t measure up to our other models. We ended up with soft peaks at the point when other mixers would have finished the job. In addition,… Continue reading Hamilton Beach 4-quart Planetary Stand Mixer

Hamilton Beach 4-quart Planetary Stand Mixer

This is in contrast to two-beater style mixers, with beaters similar to those of hand mixers, with a rotating bowl. The batter you are mixing may be too thick for the mixer to handle. Bread dough should only be kneaded using the dough hooks, as they are designed to work with high torque. If you… Continue reading Hamilton Beach 4-quart Planetary Stand Mixer