KitchenAid(R) Stand Mixer Ice Cream Maker Attachment

Use any KitchenAid mixer to prepare ice cream parlor treats at home - it's easy with this accessory. The rotating dasher and insulated freezer bowl attach to your mixer, whipping up 2 quarts of velvety-smooth frozen dessert in just 20-30 minutes. Compatible with all KitchenAid stand mixers. Produces 2 qt. of soft-consistency ice cream in 20-30 minutes; for firmer consistency, store ice cream in freezer for 2-4 hours. Double-walled metal freeze bowl filled with specially formulated liquid to ensure uniform freezing; plastic housing. Plastic dasher/churning paddle mixes and scrapes ice cream batter. Drive assembly attaches to motor head and drives dasher. Bowl adapter ring attaches to bottom of freeze bowl to fit select tilt-head model mixers. For homemade ice cream at a moment's notice, store the bowl in your freezer.
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2 out of 5
KitchenToys
,University Place
,Wa
Washington State
May 18, 2014
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:6 - 12 months
Uses product:A few times a month
Would You Recommend? No
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My issues are with the unit itself
May 18, 2014
The issue I'm having is with the design. The drive assembly has never fit all that well. It snugly fits. It doesn't click in.
Second, the dasher. The dasher is to go into the ice cream when the bowl is in the down position for the bowl-lift mixer, then you raise the bowl, and the drive assembly and dasher are supposed to line up.
Herein lies the problem. If they do line up, there's slippage. If they don't line up, there's slippage.
The first time I used it, it took 5 tries; then it just magically aligned, and it worked fine. My next few times all worked wonderfully. Today, I tried 20+ times to get it to line up and catch and work. Not a chance. Very frustrating.
And there is no troubleshooting section in the instructions/recipe book.
If anyone has had this issue, I would love some feedback.
Pros: Easy to Clean, tasty end product
Cons: Difficult to Use, Temperamental, Assembly
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