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Ok, Magimix cake-making MNers - come talk to me....

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moogdroog Wed 07-Nov-12 14:54:37

When a recipe says cream butter and sugar, which attachment should I be using? I always seem to make a mess of it and end up with melting mixture because I've been whizzing it too long.

I'm dreaming of a Kitchenaid, but think a lottery win would be a prerequisite.

I'd appreciate your wisdom. I'm a baking disaster zone and would like to be better at it now that DS has started school and I keep getting guilt-tripping PTA fundraiser letters home

jennimoo Wed 07-Nov-12 18:53:55

I'd use the blade to cream with the magimix, but prefer my good old hand mixer really! I'm also lusting after a kitchen aid / ken wood but would need a huge lottery win as there's no way I'd fit that in the kitchen too!

PolterGoose Thu 08-Nov-12 18:35:28

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

frenchfancy Thu 08-Nov-12 18:51:04

Same as polter, all in one, use the blade, and blitz for at least one minute.

You can cream butter and sugar together with the blade as well, but I fine the results better with the all in one.

moogdroog Thu 08-Nov-12 19:35:42

Right, so can I just adapt any (or most) recipes and just bung all the ingredients in together then? This sounds intriguingly simple!

frenchfancy Thu 08-Nov-12 21:07:02

I tnd to add a bit of extra baking powder, but that is all.

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