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Breville Scraper Mixer Pro Review

This mixer can get the job done, but struggles with the tougher tasks
Breville Scraper Mixer Pro
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Price:   $300 List
Pros:  Scraper flat beater comes standard, 12 speeds, timer
Cons:  Underpowered, hard to access controls, questionable durability
Manufacturer:   Breville
By Nick Miley and Michelle Powell  ⋅  Nov 12, 2019
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63
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RANKED
#6 of 12
  • Mixing - 30% 6
  • Ease of Use - 30% 6
  • Whipping - 25% 7
  • Kneading - 15% 6

Our Verdict

The Breville Scraper Mixer Pro offers users the standard attachments of dough hook, flat beater, and whisk, but also throws in its namesake scraper beater. The competition sells this attachment aftermarket. While this feature is welcomed as it works well, it does not mitigate the mixer's overall want for power. This machine can manage most of the tasks we tested. However, if regular use of the machine is your goal, there are more reliable machines for around the same amount of money.

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Pros Scraper flat beater comes standard, 12 speeds, timerPowerful motor, simplistic design, sturdy platformPowerful, affordable, easy to useEasy to clean, one-handed operation, large bowlInexpensive, compact, lightweight
Cons Underpowered, hard to access controls, questionable durabilityTilt-head impedes bowl access, mediocre whipping actionPoor whipping action, requires bowl scrapingBroad bowl/attachment gap, fiddly splash guardUnder powered, poor at mixing, hard to clean
Bottom Line This mixer can get the job done, but struggles with the tougher tasksA do-it-all mixer with a bowl capacity and price suited to most householdsIncredibly powerful and easy to use for the priceThis economic mixer sacrifices little in the way of performance to keep the cost lowEssentially this is a hand mixer mounted into a stand
Rating Categories Breville Scraper Mi... Artisan Classic Plus KSM75WH Aucma 6.5qt Dash Everyday Stand...
Mixing (30%)
6.0
8.0
8.0
6.0
4.0
Ease Of Use (30%)
6.0
9.0
8.0
6.0
4.0
Whipping (25%)
7.0
6.0
5.0
7.0
5.0
Kneading (15%)
6.0
9.0
8.0
6.0
2.0
Specs Breville Scraper Mi... Artisan Classic Plus KSM75WH Aucma 6.5qt Dash Everyday Stand...
Head Type Tilt Tilt Tilt Tilt Tilt
Bowl Capacity 5 quart 5 quart 4.5 quart 6.5 quart 3 quart
Standard Attachments Wire whip, dough hook, flex edge beater Wire whip, dough hook, flat beater Wire whip, dough hook, flat beater, Wire whip, flat beater, spiral dough hook Beaters and dough hooks
Motor (watts) 400-watt 325-watt 275-watt 660-watt 250-watt
Mixing Action Planetary Planetary Planetary Planetary Kneading and triplicate whip
Number of Speeds 12 10 10 7 6
Attachment Port no yes yes no no
Timer yes no no no no
Measured Dimensions (L x W x H) 14.5" x 8.75" x 13.75" 13.25" x 8.75" x 13.5" 14.5" x 10.75" x 14.25" 15.2" x 9.4" x 12.4" 10.5" x 7.5 x 10.25"
Measured Weight 18lbs. 1oz. 22lbs. 13oz. 22lbs. 13oz. 13lbs. 6oz. 4lbs. 1oz.
Warranty limited 1-year 1-year 1-year none limited 1-year
Color Options 3 46 2 7 9

Our Analysis and Test Results

The Breville Scraper Mixer offers consumers the standard tilt-head configuration with a couple of bonus features. Namely, this machine comes with a rubber-edged flat beater that scrapes the bowl as it works. Also, this model has a digital timer and 12 speed settings to meet a wide variety of recipes. While these are all nice features, they stand in the shadow of a machine that is underpowered for heavy doughs.

Performance Comparison



The Breville has many of the trappings of high-end mixers, plus a...
The Breville has many of the trappings of high-end mixers, plus a few extras.
Credit: Jenna Ammerman

Likes


We really like the Breville's scraper attachment. One of the biggest problems that we find with stand mixers is that they often leave a gap between the bowl and the mixing attachment. This results in unmixed ingredients and poor outcomes. The scraper attachment addresses this problem by using a pliable material at the edge of the attachment that will bend and adjust to meet as it works around the bowl.


The addition of a timer is a nice feature as well. There are several scenarios where this comes in handy, not least of all kneading dough. A thoughtful addition to the timer is that the time pauses with the mixer is stopped. We also appreciate the expanded speed settings. Finally, the balloon whisk worked well aerating egg whites.

The built-i timer is a nice feature not shared by many machines in...
The built-i timer is a nice feature not shared by many machines in the class.
Credit: Jenna Ammerman

Dislikes


A frequent problem with mixers is underpowered motors and low-quality gears transferring power. These weaknesses reveal themselves when the machine is working heavy or dense ingredients. The Breville Scraper certainly has better components than others in our review. However, it still struggles with mixing and kneading doughs.


The component problem also creates concerns about the long-term durability of the machine. We witnessed stalling and jerking of the attachment, as well as shaking of the machine as a whole. Moreover, we observed clicking noises and acrid smells issuing from the motor. These appear to be the symptoms of future failure if the tasks producing them were frequently repeated.

Value


We see value as a balance between cost and performance in the context of other similar product in the class. What one ideally wants is a product that delivers high quality and a reasonable cost. The Breville Scraper Mixer Pro does not meet this criterion. Additionally, we have reservations about this machine's long term durability. As such, we do not consider this mixer to be a good value.

The Scraper Mixer Pro's arsenal of attachments. The flex edge beater...
The Scraper Mixer Pro's arsenal of attachments. The flex edge beater (center right) is an effective tool that most mixers offer aftermarket, if at all.
Credit: Jenna Ammerman

Conclusion


The Breville Scraper Mixer Pro has all the standard tilt-head features and attachments, plus a few extra. These are an effective scraper paddle, a timer, and a broader range of speed settings. However, this machine is underpowered for its bowl size. Additionally, we felt that the user interface was relatively hard to see without turning the machine. The bottom line is that this machine will tackle most recipes, but it struggles with the more demanding ingredients.

Nick Miley and Michelle Powell