What Is The Difference Between Kitchenaids

Decorating By dogluvr Updated 27 Apr 2008 , 5:43pm by StephW

dogluvr Posted 27 Apr 2008 , 5:18pm
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I have an old 250 watt kitchenaid that I got from my husband's grandmother. Besides the size of how much you can make, what is the actual difference between mine and say a 5 or 600 watt...I am starting to bake more cakes and if getting a newer one will help......I'm all for it!!

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Kiddiekakes Posted 27 Apr 2008 , 5:28pm
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more wattage...meaning bigger loads of icing!!! Also better equipped to handle heavy doughs etc...I would purchase a bigger one!!

dogluvr Posted 27 Apr 2008 , 5:32pm
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What does more wattage actually do when mixing...

Cakepro Posted 27 Apr 2008 , 5:42pm
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Higher wattage usually means more power, although for certain items (like vacuum cleaners), that doesn't necessary hold true.

A 600 watt motor can handle larger and heavier loads than a 250 watt motor.

Doug can probably provide an excellent discourse on this subject.

Sherri

StephW Posted 27 Apr 2008 , 5:43pm
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more wattage = more power

so you will be able to mix larger batches of whatever you are making

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