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My mixer has broken, what shall I buy?

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maillotjaune Wed 15-May-13 13:56:20

I have owned a small handheld Kenwood mixer for about 20 years. It has finally given up but I do more baking now and am wondering if I should get a proper one with a bowl.

Can't run to a Kitchen Aid and as I've had perfectly good results with a cheap mixer I am reluctant to spend much more than £100.

Shall I just get another hand held or are there better, reasonably priced, options?

MrsMarigold Wed 15-May-13 15:13:29

I was in the same position as you earlier this month and bought an argos value one for £5.50 - it works but isn't great and lacks power. However the cake I made the other day was ok. There are lots around the £20 mark that I think will be better.

maillotjaune Fri 17-May-13 13:34:19

Maybe I'll just get the equivalent Kenwood again then, thanks!

VikingVagine Sat 25-May-13 12:50:07

If you can stretch to a Kenwood Prospero, they're pretty good value for money. There's a whole thread on the here called Wood Pussies.

PolterGoose Mon 27-May-13 20:49:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ThedementedPenguin Mon 27-May-13 20:52:19

Marking place.

My mum is willing to buy me one n return for buns/cake all the time.

Don't want it to be really expensive just something worth the money

whatsonyourplate Wed 12-Jun-13 07:14:25

Argos have got the white prosperous reduced to £130.

chicaguapa Wed 12-Jun-13 07:29:08

I came on to say the Kenwood Prospero.

Furball Wed 12-Jun-13 18:31:32

whatsonyourplate - you absolute star - I pick it up tomorrow!

woodpussies here I come [excited]

whatsonyourplate Thu 13-Jun-13 09:29:33

Glad I could help (even if I can't spell).

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