Pros: Sleek, stylish, sturdy, and powerful.
Cons: Lacks lots of attachments, but not necessarily a con. Read.
I have owned, researched and tried out MANY different mixers looking for one I can be happy with for MY needs which may be what you need to help you assist you finding a mixer for your needs. In this I will compare the Breville BEM800XL to a well known mixer the KitchenAid KSM75 Classic. The Breville 5 quart stand mixer has a very powerful motor 550 watt motor, the KitchenAid has 325 watts. The KitchenAid has 10 speeds controlled with leaver the Breville has 12 speeds controlled with a dial with a led bar and a very nice back lit timer which can count up and if you want and set a count down time for automatic shutoff when kneading for a set time. The Breville has...(read more)