Bosch Universal Plus Mixer
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- Exceptional bowl access
- Superior kneading action
- Strong 500 watt motor
- High-torque transmission
- Large 6.5 quart mixing bowl
- 14 pound dough capacity
- Stable weight distribution
- Easy-handling design
- Locking bowl with 360° handle
- Wide range of quality accessories
- German quality
- Mixer base
- 6.5 qt. mixing bowl
- Splash ring
- Bowl lid
- BreadMaster dough hook
- Whip drive
- French whips
- Dough hook extender
The Bosch Universal mixer and kitchen center has a special reputation among discerning cooks. It takes in stride heavy tasks that would literally break conventional mixers within a few uses, and Bosch offers features and benefits found in no other machine!
Highly paid endorsements and continual ad campaigns are how some companies sell mixers. Bosch, on the other hand, doesn’t advertise their mixer at all. The success of the Bosch Universal stand mixer has been growing for decades based simply on its reputation for superior performance. Instead of paying millions of dollars each year to housewares celebrities and cooking shows, Bosch puts their money and effort into real engineering advancements and quality of construction. Continual refinement has made today's Bosch Universal a kitchen machine like no other.
“After burning out my KA mixer, I invested in a Bosch. It cost more, but it's well worth it. No more painful wrists from kneading, no more worry about burning out another motor and now I have batches of bread dough ready to rise in half the time. I'd give it 10 stars if I could!”– Geralyn A., MN
The newest model is the Bosch Universal Plus. Its 500 watt motor has a new design that extends motor life expectancy fourfold... and it was exceptionally long before. Just as importantly, the Bosch has a unique transmission that gets the motor’s hard-turning torque to the bowl better than in other mixers. Other new features include suction cup feet, a larger, lock-down bowl with 360 degree handle, and a pop-out drive shaft for easy cleanup. Another speed was added, while expanding the speed range with a lower low gear and a higher high gear, still including the pulse feature. The distinct advantages of the Universal Plus over ordinary mixers are now greater than ever before.
There’s no overhead gearbox with the Bosch, because it's powered from below—a design with major advantages. The base of the machine provides space to transmit motor power to the bowl using a belt rather than gears. The plastic gears in overhead-driven machines are small and breakage-prone, they transmit torque inefficiently, and the heat in their tight enclosure leads to early failure when worked hard. The Bosch belt efficiently transmits far more torque, runs cooler, and is incredibly durable, with an amazing twenty-year failure rate below one percent. In contrast to top heavy overhead-drive machines, this design gives the Bosch a very low center of gravity that makes it a breeze to handle. Bottom drive also provides full bowl access. With no obstruction you see everything that’s happening, so adding ingredients is easy as pie. And without a lot of meshing gear teeth, the Bosch is also exceptionally quiet.
“I just should have bought it sooner! Staff were also great and very helpful.”– Kathleen P., BC
The Bosch Universal's bowl is shaped like a large bundt cake form, a pioneering design that excels at both mixing and whipping. Twin whips mount on top of the narrow center column, driven from below by a stainless drive shaft. The whips float lightly against the bottom of the bowl, spinning rapidly as they rotate. And the bowl's shape ensures that your ingredients are mixed perfectly—lumps have nowhere to hide. The Bosch Universal's whipping action is so energetic it will make a cup and a half of meringue from a single egg white. And being only 10.6" tall with bowl mounted, all of this performance fits easily under your cupboards.
In addition to its stellar mixing and whipping performance, the Bosch Universal kitchen mixer is legendary among bread lovers. It makes better bread, faster and easier, with its patented three-arm stainless steel BreadMaster dough hook—with the strength to knead up to fourteen pounds of tough dough at a time. The BreadMaster hook vigorously incorporates oxygen, processing 100% of your dough every four rotations. Other mixers merely stir the dough, never achieving the Bosch's level of gluten development. Proper gluten development produces light bread with great texture. Merely stirring the dough produces "brick bread." As many as nine loaves of fabulous fresh sandwich bread can be out of your oven in just 75 to 80 minutes! (We recommend hand washing the BreadMaster dough hook to keep the finish nice. Click here for a dishwasher safe stainless steel dough hook that's shaped just like the BreadMaster dough hook.)
Smaller batches too: Dough for up to nine 1.5-pound bread loaves can be made in a batch. And with the new dough hook extender (currently included free) you can make outstanding dough for as few as one or two loaves. When whipping, the Bosch whips pick up exceptionally small ingredient amounts thanks to the bowl's tubular bottom profile. The Bosch stand mixer's 6.5 quart bowl is made of super-tough, BPA-free polypropylene. More details are under the specs tab, above. Click here for a
Gluten free? The Bosch Universal also provides the control you need to make delicious gluten-free recipes, tailored specifically to your family’s needs. Nothing approaches the tastiness of homemade and fresh!
Reaching beyond the role of stand mixer, the Bosch Universal Plus is a complete kitchen center. Available attachments extend its abilities to powerful blending, food processing, grinding, juicing and more. By eliminating duplicate power units, you save money and kitchen space while using superior, German-engineered kitchen tools. Below, you can see a wide range of optional equipment. From food processing to pasta making, the Bosch Universal Plus offers the tools to do the job quickly, easily, and right. The Universal Plus is available with or without the blender; the mixer is the same either way, so you can always add the blender later if you wish.
“I love Pleasant Hill Grain. Your people are very knowledgeable and courteous, your products are good quality, and your service is excellent. I'm a repeat customer several times and will be shopping with you again.”– Janice Wagner, OH
Included standard are the mixing bowl, splash ring and lid, BreadMaster dough hook and French whips. Plus: The new dough hook extender is currently being included free!
Pleasant Hill Grain is the world’s largest retailer of Bosch stand mixers. We’ve used Bosch bread mixers ourselves for many years and we’re here to assist you with any question or need. We’d be delighted to help you start your own personal Bosch experience today!
|For more details see the specs tab, above.|
|Bowl Capacity||6.5 Q (6 L)|
|Bowl Dimensions (Dia. x H)||12" x 6.25"|
|Dough Capacity||1.2 to 14 lbs. (0.5 to 6.3 kg)|
|Flour Capacity||0.75 to 8 lbs. (0.34 to 3.6 kg)|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||With lid: 15.5" x 12" x 10.6"|
|Speeds||4 + Pulse|
|Warranty||3 years motor/1 year parts|
Scroll down to see accessories for the Bosch Universal Mixer
|MX3 Blender||Slicer Shredder||Food Processor||Citrus Juicer|
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|Product Weight (lbs.)||12-3/4 lb.|
|Capacity (volume)||6.5 qt.|
|Speeds||4 + pulse|
|Warranty Length||3 years motor / 1 year parts|
Accessories for this product:
Designed to blend, mix, pulverize, chop and puree, the recently-improved MX3 blender is a powerful addition to the Bosch Universal Plus mixer. Driven by 500 watts of power, this self-cleaning blender is the most popular accessory for the Universal Plus mixer!(More info)
L’Equip’s new Vacuum Blender fits the Bosch Universal Plus, Bosch Classic and UM-3 mixers. Bosch has discontinued their own blender for the older Classic and UM-3 mixers, so we’re happy to have this new blender available. The blender includes a unique vacuum pump attachment that can be used, or not, at your option. Without the vacuum pump, the blender works basically the same as the old Bosch unit.
Oxidation can turn your juices, smoothies, dips and sauces an unappetizing color, and deteriorates the antioxidants in your...(More info)
FGM Grain Mill Head for Bosch Universal, direct fit. Versatile Multi-Grain milling: The grind is infinitely adjustable, from fine for bread flour, to medium for "Cream Of Wheat" style cereals, or coarse for steel cut or cracked grain (if you want to, you can adjust it to such a coarse setting that grains aren't even cracked.) The milling head grinds wheat, oats, corn, soybeans, rye, barley, rice, spelt, flax, buckwheat, millet, coffee, kamut, quinoa, and sesame (doesn't grind popcorn.) It will also mill some chopped, dry...(More info)
The Whisk Assembly accessory lets you whip in your Universal Slicer Shredder bowl. It's handy for smaller amounts and when you're using your large bowl for other jobs. Note: This accessory doesn't work with the mixer's standard bowl; it works only in the bowl of the TS5 Slicer Shredder accessory.(More info)
The L'Chef spiralizer attachment fits the Bosch Universal Plus and NutriMill Artiste mixers, allowing you to spiralize carrots, beets, zucchini, and more, directly into your mixing bowl! Includes three styles of blades for spiral slicing, narrow spaghetti-style ribbons and medium tagliatelle-style ribbons. The feed chute is 2.5" diameter.(More info)
- This stainless steel dough hook made by NutriMill fits the Bosch Universal Plus plastic bowl and ER2 bowl, Bosch Universal Classic bowl, as well as the NutriMill Artiste plastic bowl. The dough hook features a built-in dough hook extender.Fit Guide for This Mixer Item NutriMill Artiste Mixer Bosch Universal Plus Mixer Bosch Universal Classic Mixer Bosch Compact Mixer Bosch Styline Mixer(More info)
This new tool fits the standard mixing bowl of the Bosch Universal. It can be used with the cookie paddles, cake paddles, wire whips, or batter whisks. One arm scrapes the bowl shaft, the other scrapes the bowl side. An extra set of scraper blades is included. The Bowl Scraper works with the newer Universal Plus mixer as well as the older Bosch "Classic" mixer from earlier years.(More info)
The following bowl tools are included standard with the Bosch Universal Plus mixer.BreadMaster dough hook Whip drive French whips Dough hook extender (More info)
This attachment has food processor knife blades in the bottom of the bowl for chopping and mixing. Also included are three disks used at the top of the bowl, for slicing (reversible thick & thin), potato grating, and shredding and grating (reversible fine & coarse). The Food Processor operates on the Universal's upper, high speed drive position (where the blender mounts). See the processor's product page for a full description!(More info)
This 6.5 qt. stainless bowl (model MUZ6ER1) holds about 15 lbs. of dough and has a special dough hook that drives from the bottom of the bowl. It comes with its own excellent dough hook and provides a little extra dough capacity because there is no center column. This stainless bowl also includes splash ring and center cover. Whips, whisks and cookie paddles cannot be used. See this bowl's product page for additional important details.(More info)
This 70-mesh flour sifter has an 8 cup capacity and mounts on the mixer bowl of the Universal Plus. Starting with whole grain flour, the sifter separates the bran, leaving very fine flour that's ideal for making pastries, cakes, and cookies. The remaining bran can be used in a variety of other products including baked goods, smoothies, soups and casseroles. See the sifter's product page for additional important details.(More info)
This locking, 6.5 qt. bowl for the Bosch Universal Plus mixer holds about 15 lbs. of dough and has a polypropylene center column, enabling the Universal's standard wire whisks and dough hook (as well as the accessory cookie paddles and bowl scraper) to be used. It's sold without dough hook, whip drive or whisks, because those pieces from the mixer's standard plastic bowl fit this bowl. See this bowl's product page for additional important details.(More info)
The Food & Meat Grinder attachment for the Family Grain Mill includes 4.5MM disk for ground meat and a knife.
Tip: Be sure your meat is chilled to near freezing (but with none of it actually frozen) before grinding. This both reduces the load on the motor and improves the quality of your ground meat.
All metal parts are stainless steel.
This item is the grinder attachment only. Manual and electric drive bases are available separately.(More info)
The Food Processor attachment for the Family Grain Mill comes with three stainless steel drums.Slicing Drum - Slices cabbage for cole slaw or kraut. Cuts even slices for dehydrating foods. Slices cucumber, carrots and onions for salads and potatoes for fried chips, scalloped potatoes. Coarse Drum - Julienne vegetables for soups, stews, cheese for tacos, salads, toppings, hard fruits such as apples and pears Fine Grating Drum - Finely grates hard cheese, soft cheese, nuts, hard vegetables such as carrots, and hard... (More info)
The Food and Meat Grinder attachment for the Bosch Universal grinds and minces meats, vegetables, virtually any food. We've tested the Universal meat grinder side by side against leading stand-alone competitors on the market, and the performance of the Bosch grinder put them all to shame. See the grinder's product page for additional important information.(More info)
The new L'Chef grinder attachment grinds and minces meats, vegetables, virtually any food. It comes with a 3.8mm disk (which is just under 1/8") for general use, and an 8mm disk (5/16") for medium-coarse results. A stomper is included to feed meat or other foods down the chute. Also included is a sausage stuffing tube with a tip diameter of 5/8". Two meat grinders are available on this page, one that attaches to the Bosch Universal Plus mixer, and one that attaches to the NutriMill Artiste mixer. Choose an option from the...(More info)
When you purchase the Meat Grinder attachment for the Bosch Universal mixer, it includes a 4.5mm disk, a good size for making hamburger. (The millimeter size refers to the diameter of the holes in the disk.) The small 2mm disk is for mincing. For large chunks, use the 8 or 13mm disks. Note that meat grinder disks are also referred to as meat grinder plates.(More info)
The Citrus Juicer Attachment for your Bosch Universal: For easy juicing of lemons, oranges, grapefruit and large limes. The powerful motor takes all of the hard work out of these fresh juices. It fits on the Bosch mixer's low speed drive.(More info)
This Family Grain Mill Flaker Head fits directly onto the Bosch Universal Plus mixer (sold separately) as well as the Bosch Universal Classic mixer. It flakes soft grains and is popular for fresh homemade oatmeal, making a hearty flake from oat groats (oats with the hulls removed) that's thicker, chewier and fresher than store-bought flaked oats. See the flaker's product page for additional important details on flaking a variety of grain types.
Besides oats, a variety of other grains can be flaked, including wheat, rye...(More info)
This adjustable pasta roller attachment for Bosch Universal mixer makes perfect lasagna noodles, as well as preparing dough strips to be run through cutters (separately available) for other types of noodles. All metal food-contact parts of the pasta roller are made of stainless steel.
Output width is 5.5". The adapter leg is not included.
Output thickness is adjustable with seven settings of the end-mounted knob, from 5/64" (2 mm) down through 1/64" (0.4 mm), which is nearly paper-thin.
To achieve the desired thickness...(More info)
Fettuccine cutter attachment for Bosch Universal mixer. Fettuccine strip width is 1/4". The adapter leg is not included.
We also offer a pasta attachment set that includes the adapter leg, pasta roller, fettuccine cutter and angel hair cutter.
The adapter leg was designed specifically for the Bosch Universal Plus mixer. It will not work properly with the older Classic model of the Universal mixer, unless you'd like to make a simple mixer-lifting block, as this user did, (link will open in a new tab.)(More info)
Spaghetti cutter attachment for Bosch Universal mixer. Spaghetti strip width is 1/16" (1.6mm). The adapter leg is not included.
Note: The product box is marked "Angel Hair". However, pasta strips from 1.5mm to 2.8mm wide are generally understood to be spaghetti (not the finer angel hair), so we refer to this as a spagetti cutter.
We also offer a pasta attachment set that includes the adapter leg, pasta roller, fettuccine cutter and spaghetti cutter.
The adapter leg was designed specifically for the Bosch Universal Plus...(More info)
These DB2 Batter Whisks are an alternative to the DB3 whips that come standard with the Bosch Universal Plus mixer. While the DB3 whips are perfect for light materials, the clustered wire arrangement of these DB2 Batter Whisks makes them ideal for thicker (but still pourable) batters. Because the Bosch Universal is easily powerful enough to twist them if they're used in batters that are too heavy or contain large thick chunks, though they're very durable for their intended use, they are not warranted. "Quantity 1" of this...(More info)
The Dough Glide pops over the top of the mixing bowl's drive shaft. The most common reason to use one of these is that with some recipes, dough that gets between the top of the column and the bottom of the dough hook hub can blacken, and that's prevented by the Dough Glide. Not for use with the wire whips, batter whisks, dough hook extender, cookie paddles or cake paddles. For use with the dough hook only. See the main product page for additional important details.(More info)
These new cake paddles with metal whip drive attach to the Bosch Universal Plus (or older style Bosch Classic) mixer, for making cake and quick bread batter as well as other pourable batters and frosting. They let you make better cake because they avoid incorporating too much air into the batter, which causes cakes to fall during baking. See the main product page for these cake paddles for additional important details.(More info)
In the Bosch Universal Plus mixer, Bosch recommends using the wire whips and batter whisks for pourable batters, not heavier mixes. The standard-equipment dough hook works great (and needs to be used) for very heavy loads of cookie dough. For moderate batches of cookie dough, these Cookie Paddles are ideal. Be sure to soften your butter before using the paddles. See the main product page for these paddles for additional important details.(More info)
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