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Precise Heat Mixing Bowl Tips

KitchenAid Precise Heat Mixing Bowl Tips

Display and Times

In the Preheat Mode, the display will not reflect the temperature accurately, as the sensor encounters cold and warm spots. When done preheating, the steady-state temperature will be accurate.

The Precise Heat Mixing Bowl does not heat quickly in either the Manual or the Tempering Mode.

When to use the Lid

Put the Lid on the bowl if you are simmering, or need to go above 190 degrees, to help maintain and hold the temperature. The Lid allows the unit to retain more heat than is allowed to release, thus reaching the higher temperatures. Without the Lid, heat is being quickly released through the top.

Splashing is Occurring

If splashing is occurring, ensure the bowl is not filled back the Max fill Line for less splashing.

Not Recommended For

Rice or risotto as these will bounce around in the bowl.

Accessories that Can be Used

The diameter of the bowl is the same as that of the Artisan. Still, it is important to use the smaller sized accessories (flex edge, whip, dough hook) because the beater to bowl clearance is slightly different due to the white plastic outer bowl.


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