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Kenmore  Elite® 5 Qt. 400 Watt Black Stand Mixer

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Reg Price: $249.99
Savings: $50.00
$199.99
Reg Price: $249.99
Savings: $50.00
$199.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Dimensions (HxWxD): 16x16x11
Adjustable Height: Yes
Cord Length (ft.): 3.28
Product Overview:
Mixer Type: Tilt head stand mixer
Dishwasher Safe: Yes
Weight (lbs.): 32
Number of Speeds: 10
General Warranty: 5 years
Accessories Included: Flat Beater, Wire Whip, Dough Hook
Features: Silica Rubber Feet
Color:
Color Family: Black
Materials & Finishes:
Pitcher/Work Bowl Material: Stainless steel
Capacity:
Bowl Capacity (qts.): 5
General Features:
Power Cord Included: Yes
Hub Type: Hinged
Beater Type: Single
Performance Features:
Auto Shut Off: No
Power and Performance:
Wattage: 400

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The Kenmore Elite Black Stand Mixer is the Perfect Addition to Any Serious Kitchen

Whether you run a home, entertain legions of family or just love delicious homemade treats, the Kenmore Black Mixer helps you get more mixing, kneading, whipping and folding done in less time without all the work. The perfect way to turn complicated multi-step recipes into simple, fun cooking experiences, this mixer delivers power, versatility and a unique motion that ensures every chunk of sugar and flour is blended to perfection.

Featuring interchangeable mixing tools like a wire whip, dough hook and flat beater, no matter what you have to mix with the Kenmore black stand mixer, from sugary homemade icing to savory sauces to hearty wholegrain breads, you have the tools to get it done. And powered by a potent 400 watt electric motor, no matter how thick the dough, you’ll be able to knead it quickly and easily for the perfect loaf every time.

Forget about splatter caused by abrupt starting and stopping, the Kenmore black mixer features a touch SensiClick™ speed dial that ensures a slow start-up and stop that will help keep batter and sauces in the bowl while giving you the appropriate speed for whatever you’re creating. Whether you’re churning out chewy cookie dough, whipping up a frothy dessert topping or prepping a stuffing for a turkey or chicken, you’ll have the power and speed to mix it right at your finger tips.

A great way to ensure everything is fully mixed and ready for the oven, the Kenmore black mixer features an Illumalight™ LED lamp mounted just above the mixing bowl, and an easy-tilt head so you can remove the bowl quickly and easily when the mixture is complete.

The perfect addition to any serious kitchen, the Kenmore Black Stand Mixer features power, versatility and visibility far beyond other mixers. With common sense features and easy use, it will help you craft decadent dishes and mouthwatering masterpieces for years to come. So get set and start mixing.

  • Includes: Mixer, dough hook, wire whip, flat beater and mixing bowl
  • SensiClick™ means splatter free starts and stops
  • Knob-style speed adjustment gives you more control
  • Built-in attachment hub let’s you use additional cooking tools from a variety of machines
  • Illumalight™ LED light gives you a clear view of whatever is mixing
  • Tilting head gives you quick, easy access
  • Powerful 400 watt motor
  • Stainless steel, aluminum and plastic construction
  • Capacity: 5 quarts
  • Care: Dishwasher safe attachments and bowl, wipe body clean
  • Imported

Added on January 29, 2010

 

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21 Reviewers (72.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Most Helpful Reviews

Praise8 found this helpful
KarjarReihl
Feb 29 , 2012
Kenmore Elite 5 qt. Mixer, Best in Class & then some.

I research everything to the enth degree when buying something in this price range. My recent interest in cake decorating found me needing a good stand style mixer. There are several competitive ones out there. My mind was made up to get a KitchenAide, but in this price range is seems they may have cheapened the machine up too much for the good of the brand. The problems people advised on that unit lead me to find this Kenmore as an alternative. I've had mine for several weeks now, used it for some heavy work and absolutely satisfied of my choice to go with Kenmore / Sears. The machine is well made, has a handy light, 2 good bowls, and conveinently accepts the optiona KA attachments. Add the 5 year warranty vs 1 years, more modern look, it's just the best value out there in this price point. Sure, I'd liked a "designer color", but my black one looks great, white and red available also, but black or white, you can't go wrong when money and quality are the most important.

Simply, love it. (and it's not so terrible noise as some say, it's mixer for crying out loud, so is my vacuum cleaner.)

Criticism6 found this helpful
Bermudian
Aug 21 , 2013
Oil Spill and electronic problems
I got this mixer from Sears in Bermuda in January 2013 for $ 349. In Bermuda they offer 30 days warranty only. After about 2 months I noticed light oil spills on top of the mixer utilities,however, they were in the center and the plate on top of the utilities was big enough to prevent food spoilage. I read about similar problems in other reviews. Now, in August 2013, the mixer suddenly starts when switched off! It turns 1 to 2 revolutions, and stops again. The switch's bue light blinks. This even happens when the mixer is in the up position, which can be quite dangerous if you are near with your arms because you add ingredients or so, and it can create a big mass and injuries. So you have to unplug it every time you turn it off as advised by the manual, even only for a minute!! But a week or so later it did not start when turned on (still starts when turned off). It takes several attempts before it starts correctly. Sears in Bermuda tells me they are not even able to repair it because they have nobody who can repair the machine. If you have a US Sears market near by who can do repairs, you might be happy as long as the US warranty lasts. I bought it mainly for kneeling bread dough and though it looks like a Kitchenaid and co, kind of stable and strong, but the electronic switch is just bad quality, it seems. The led lights don't give enough light either, they are useless unless you work in a kitchen without any light at night. Also, if you have small amounts (1 to 2 cups) in the bowl the beaters don't get t it sufficiently, so forget to make whipped cream or beat egg whites. I am very frustrated with the mixer and with Sears Bermuda.
 

kitchendiva2

Franklin, GA

Oct 7 , 2014
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Great Mixer at a Great Price

I bought this mixer after my cheap stand mixer locked up. I am very pleased with this purchase, and glad I didn't spend extra for the more popular brand. I have only made muffins so far, but it mixes very well. I didn't have to scrape the sides of the bowl but once. Some reviews have stated that the beater can hit the side of the bowl, but the instructions tell you how to adjust for that problem. Luckily, mine is perfect, and no adjustments were needed. The motor is a little loud on the lower speeds, but as long as it works right that doesn't bother me. The attachment feature that works with the popular brand attachments was a deciding factor in my purchase. We may buy the meat grinder to grind our venison ourselves.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Zj

Halifax, MA

Jun 23 , 2014
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Ken more mixer

Very efficient like 2 dif size bowls.noisier then kitchen aid

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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readytobake

Hyde Park, MA

Feb 3 , 2014
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Hope WD-40 does the trick!

I purchased this mixer two days ago and used it today for the first time. I love this product. My cake mixed and baked just fine, but I am having trouble removing the stainless steel bowl from the base. It has gotten stuck twice! Once while the bowl was empty and once when the bowl was full of my delicious cake batter ready to go in the oven. My husband had to remove the bowl both times for me and he had to use real force! This morning we put some WD-40 on the grooves in the base. If this doesn't work, I'll be contacting Kenmore! Hopefully this will solve the problem and then I can give it 5 stars!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jan 9 , 2014
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Just as good as Kitchenaid but so much more affordable

I was obscessed with getting a kitchen aid mixer, but they were just so expensive, So I researched different models. I didnt even know kenmore made small appliances, They are a trusted brand, so I bought it , tried it , loved it. It made mixing easy and clean without splatter. I tried all the attachments the first day I bought it. Made eggs whites into a fluffy pouf, dough- no problem, mixing a cake mix, done in a jiff.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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loves

Gillette, WY

Dec 23 , 2013
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Kenmore elite mixer

I love this mixer. The only, and big, downfall is that after 1 year of use the enamel is chipping off of the top of my mixer blade. not even an area that may hit the bowl. This is an issue and makes it unusable as it randomly keeps chipping and don't want chips of enamel in my baking. Very difficult to find replacement attachments. next time I'm getting the kitchen aide Other than that the mixer works great!


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meshap

Lancaster, CA

Dec 15 , 2013
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great

bought this on cyber monday as a christmas gift for myself. the price was great and it works great. i love the power that it has and i would recommend this product.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Tigs

Albuquerque, NM

Dec 12 , 2013
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Love it!

I made a batch of cookie dough yesterday. I can't believe how easy it was, no more stress on my hands! The Kenmore mixer is so easy to operate. I only wish I'd gotten it years ago.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jahcols100

Dublin, OH

Nov 19 , 2013
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Very Nice, but Flat Beater Is Chipping

I was reluctant to buy a Stand Mixer. I wasn't sure if I would get cost to value as they can be expensive. But Sears had an excellent deal on this Kenmore 5 & 3 qt. mixer. I like it in every way although it is rather loud. I have used it now about a dozen times and almost all have been for mixing cakes. If I remember correctly the other times have been for making whip cream and mayonnaise. Unfortunately, I have noticed the enamel/paint is beginning to chip on the Flat Beater. I have been careful to wash in top rack of dishwasher only and/or by hand. I have not been able to find replacement parts and/or accessories yet through Sears and/or Kenmore. However, the owner's manual states under the attachments section, "A leading brandname appliance maker offers a diverse selection of food preparation attachments that will connect to the Hub, and are fully functional with this Kenmore Elite Stand Mixer." My assumption is that this is for the KitchenAid brand? If true this is a nice feature since there are quite a few attachments available for KitchenAid Stand Mixers. I will replace my Flat Beater with a KitchenAid accessory and hope that it is my flat beater only and not a design flaw. I will post an update once my new Flat Beater arrives and gets some use. I will recommend this stand mixer, but with caution due to the flat beater enamel/paint chipping issue. James

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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AndreaCupcakeWest

Fort Madison, IA

Sep 17 , 2013
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Would have got 5 But I already have to return it...

Thank goodness it has a 5 year warrenty because I wouldn't be as thrilled with the product. I used it maybe a dozen or so times makeing cake batters and frostings and it did great... then... i made Dough for noodles and somthing went wrong and The allignment went off. The next time I used it for my cake batters its started chipping the ceramic off the paddle and dented the bowl... As far as power and convienience with the led light in the bowl its amazing but pasta lovers beware... the hand method might be the way for you.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jonman91

Mabelvale, AR

Aug 30 , 2013
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Kenmore Elite stand mixer

I love the Kenmore stand mixer I got! It was free with my reward points and shipped right to my house. It works great and I am really happy with it. It comes with 3 attachments (dough hook, whisk, and mixer) and looks great!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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