KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer Review

The KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer gives you everything you want in a mixer – a powerful motor, big stainless-steel bowl and solid results. It excels in everything you want a mixer to do in the kitchen.

Some mixers struggle to handle  substances such as heavy bread dough, but not the KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer. This is pretty powerful, therefore it could probably mix concrete (please don’t try this). 

Pros

  • Powerful
  • Durable
  • Easy to clean

Cons

  • Heavy

Verdict

The KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer is one of the best stand mixers we have come across at clubnomnomnom.  It is very substantial with great build quality. It is also very reliable and powerful.

Its design means it is also very versatile as it can handle lots of different jobs. This is thanks to its different speeds and attachments.

Fun Fact: The KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer is one of the most popular wedding presents ever.

4.5/5

Overview

The KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer is a smaller domestic version of similar models used my professional chefs in commercial kitchens. Which means it powerful and intuitive to use.

Design and Features

The KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer has the following features:

 

  • All-metal construction (meaning it will last a long time)
  •  Easy access and use due to the tilting head
  • Direct drive for power and durability
  • 325-watt motor that is very quiet
  • 10-speed speeds
  • Stainless steel mixing bowl
  • Height adjustment so the beater doesn’t scrape your bowl, but still effective at mixing
  • Locking plate to hold bowl in position
  • 67 point planetary mixing action ensures you don’t have to rotate the bowl
  • Motor head locking lever

When you buy a KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer get quite a lot of attachments, these include:

  • Flat beater – your generic beater ideal for mixing a variety of both heavy and soft mixes, sauces, and creams.
  • Dough hook – both mixes and kneads bread and pizza dough
  • Wire whip – ideal for adding the maximum amount of air to be added to the mix.
  • You attach the beaters by pushing the end up over the beater shaft and, with a partial twist, lock them into place.

However, there are a whole lot more attachments available to buy, that allow you to do even more jobs.

  • Food Grinder
  • Citrus Juicer
  • Gourmet Pasta Press
  • Sausage Stuffer Kit
  • Ravioli Maker
  • Noodle Cutter
  • Roto Slicer w/ Shredder
  • Pasta Roller
  • Ice Cream Maker
  • Stainless Steel/Glass Mixing Bowl w/without Handle
  • Fruit & Vegetable Strainer Parts & Grinder
  • Food Tray
  • Various Mixer Attachment Packs
  • You can buy pre-packaged kits of attachments. This is recommended, a s they are usually cheaper than buying each attachment individually

Using the KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer

The KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer is very easy and intuitive to use. Have a look at the video below for a short demonstration.

Should you buy one?

If you are looking for a powerful and easy to food mixer, the KitchenAid ksm150ps artisan 5 qt stand mixer is a great option. Its build quality will mean it will last a long time. Also, the amount of attachments available, mean that it is very versatile. This is one of the best food mixers we have come across, and we believe that you will not be disappointed in purchasing one.

What do you think of this stand mixer? Please let us know your questions and thoughts in the comments section below.

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