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- Exceptional Swedish quality
- Outstanding bowl access
- Infinitely variable speed
- Tremendous torque for heavy loads
- Large 7.5 quart stainless steel mixing bowl
- Low profile to fit under overhead cabinets
- Stable, low weight distribution
- Doesn't walk on counter
- Timer for automatic shut off
- Exceptional kneading action
- Wide range of quality accessories
- 7.5 qt. stainless bowl with cover
- Dough hook
- BPA-free beater bowl with drive shaft
- Standard double beater/whisks
- Cake beater whisk
- Hand spatula
- Owner's manual
Ankarsrum Stand Mixer ($120 off)
Save $120 now on early-2017 model Ankarsrum mixers! In March the Ankarsrum was updated with an additional two years of warranty (going from 5 years to 7), a slightly different knob design for the arm lock, and construction of the front knobs was changed from plastic to metal (they look just the same.) Our remaining “pre-update” mixers are available now at a whopping $120 off. If it was us, we’d go for these! A few colors are sold out already—see the drop-down menu above for remaining availability! Or, click here to see the updated Ankarsrum mixer!
The Swedish-made Ankarsrum Original® has been revered for decades by cooks who want exceptional performance from their main kitchen machine. A great all purpose stand mixer, its strength also makes it a world class bread dough mixer and kneader. It's renowned for long term reliability and quality results whether you're making a cake, whipping a meringue, or preparing as many as seven loaves of scrumptious bread. The latest model N30 is the best Ankarsrum mixer ever, a standout machine with great capabilities.
Newly designated the "Ankarsrum Original", the machines in this line have been known in the past as the Electrolux® Assistent, the Magic Mill DLX, and the Verona® Assistent. Name variations have been the result of changes in which U.S. company was serving as importer. The new Ankarsrum Original badge best reflects the origin of this outstanding machine, which has been built for over forty years by the Ankarsrum company in southern Sweden. The people of Ankarsrum take pride in producing a very special kitchen tool to the highest standard of quality.
The Ankarsrum Original's clear, BPA-free whisk beater bowl will create beautiful meringues, beating up to 18 egg whites—or as few as one—with excellent results. You can also cream butter, margarine and shortening with sugar to the creamiest texture for all your cookie needs. When the clear bowl is used, it’s stationary (the stainless bowl turns during use), and the whisks drive from below via a center column in the bowl (the clear bowl is shaped something like a bundt cake pan.) This arrangement provides total access to the top of the Ankarsrum Original's bowl, with no overhead motor drive in the way. When mixing with either bowl, the only metal in contact with your food is food-grade stainless steel.
“I'd been through KitchenAid, Cuisinart and Breville and was still unhappy. This is the absolute best I've ever used. The design is brilliant, it takes on small jobs and big, and there's hardly any mess to clean up due to the brilliant design! I love this mixer & recommend it highly.”
– Amy C., CA
Using the stainless bowl, the Ankarsrum Original mixes and kneads smooth, silky, elastic dough quickly and easily with its unique roller and scraper design. This method effectively mimics kneading by hand, without the time and effort. As the stainless bowl revolves, the deeply fluted roller acts as your fingers, with the scraper mimicking the palm of your hand. The scraper folds the dough with a rhythmic motion while the roller provides a powerful massaging action. Your dough comes out smooth and elastic, in large or small batches. The biggest difference between dense, heavy baked goods and delightfully textured products is proper development of the gluten in the dough.
The large 7.5 quart stainless steel bowl of the Ankarsrum Original holds up to 7.5 lbs (~27 cups) of flour, enough to make approximately 12 pounds of bread dough, which will make six to seven loaves in 8" loaf pans. The efficient, high-torque 600 watt motor runs smoothly and quietly; coupled with an advanced transmission design, it provides ample power to mix and knead even the largest batch of heavy bread dough without straining. The Ankarsrum Original was nicknamed "The Workhorse Mixer" not by its maker but by users who praise this powerful kitchen helper that's so enjoyable to use.
Any speed from 40 to 180 RPM can be selected, and an electronic speed sensor automatically adjusts motor torque to the load. A timer is standard equipment, so the Ankarsrum Original will do its work while you attend to other tasks. The control panel is angled for comfortable use, and the large timer and speed controls are attractive and easy to read.
|Ankarsrum's N30's all-metal housing: The Ankarsrum Original is beautiful on the outside, but inside it's all about power and toughness!||The belt drive system of the Ankarsrum N30 mixer provides it with operating torque and long life durability unmatched by mixers using all-gear drives.|
The Ankarsrum Original mixer measures 13.5"H x 10.5"W x 15.7"D and weighs 19 lbs. with stainless bowl. It sits firmly on solid rubber feet, and won't walk on the countertop during use. The shell of the mixer is made of strong cast metal, and is available in your choice of beautiful and durable finishes. The mixer’s colored surface has a glossy finish in all colors except Mineral White, Matte Black and Royal Blue, which have a matte finish. The Ankarsrum Original mixer has a manufacturer's warranty covering the motor and drive train for seven years, and all other parts for one year.
With a wide array of available accessories, the Ankarsrum adds a myriad of exciting dimensions to your cooking experience. On a gluten-free diet? Baking your own tailor-made recipes at home provides the variety, freshness and satisfaction that commercially prepared products can't touch.
“Your service was wonderful! Personable, even human! I do a lot of corporate business meetings and I hear them spout 'customer service'. It's nice to actually see it in action.”
– Tim Hogan, MN
The Ankarsrum Original mixer is a lifetime investment in cooking enjoyment and superior results. While it is a machine, like many owners you'll likely come to think of it more as your creative companion in the kitchen.
Included with standard-package Ankarsrum Original are the high capacity stainless steel bowl with cover, roller, scraper and dough hook, BPA-free beater-bowl with drive shaft and standard double beater/whisks, hand spatula, and the new cake beater whisks. The Deluxe package also includes the Meat Grinder Complete Package, Blender, and Citrus Juicer, in addition to everything in the Standard Package.
The Ankarsrum Original mixer is unsurpassed in its ability to produce dough with perfectly developed gluten, the kind of dough that will make your baked goods light, fluffy and delectable. From small batches up to seven loaves at once, the Ankarsrum mixer is the ideal machine for bread, and performs a wide range of other kitchen tasks superbly, as well.
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Ankasrum Original Mixer
|Bowl Capacity||7.5 Q (7 L)|
|Bowl Dimensions (Dia. x H)||9" x 8.25"|
|Bowl Weight||3.5 lbs.|
|Dough Capacity||1.25 to 12 lbs. (0.5 to 5.4 kg)|
|Flour Capacity||0.75 to 7.5 lbs. (0.34 to 3.4 kg)|
|Industrial Motor||120V, 600W, 1PH|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||10.5" x 15.7" x 13.5"|
|Max. Timer Setting||12 minute|
|Warranty||5 year motor/1 year parts|
Pleasant Hill Grain has, for years, been the largest U.S. Ankarsrum retailer. We use this exceptional machine regularly in our own kitchen at PHG, and we’re here as your resource whether you’re considering the Ankarsrum, have a question about your mixer, or are thinking of adding an attachment. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you!
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|Product Weight||19 lb.|
|Bowl Material||Stainless steel|
|RPM||40 to 180 RPM|
|Cord-End Plug||Std. 120V|
|Warranty Length||5 year motor/1 year parts|
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Sorry, we cannot ship Ankarsrum mixers to Canadian or other non-U.S. addresses.
By Martha R. in WA on 12/7/2015 - Verified BuyerLast year I needed to replace a dying KitchenAid Artisan and chose the Ankarsrum over the Bosch Universal because it seemed like the Bosch needed too many add-ons. I'm totally satisfied with the Ankarsrum. I've made lots of different kinds of bread, cookies and cakes, and whipped egg whites with no issues. There is a learning curve. After some trial and error, I almost always use the dough hook for bread, the roller and scraper for almost everything else, and ALWAYS use softened if not actually melted butter. Cold butter gets stuck in the roller and even though the mixer comes with a hand scraper/spatula that perfectly fits the roller grooves I'd rather not have to stop and scrape. The cake whips are not really sturdy enough for soft cookie dough or batter bread but for regular cake batter or mixes they work fine. The machine is built to last and the parts are easy to clean by hand (I don't have a dishwasher so can't speak to that). This mixer is expensive but is worth saving for and should last a long time. I got the matte black and it lives on the kitchen counter.150 out of 150 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By C J F. in TX on 4/17/2015 - Verified BuyerI have only had my mixer a week but have done three very different doughs and bakes so I have some appreciation of the Ankarsrum mixer. Since attending bread classes at the San Francisco Baking Institute I have wanted a spiral mixer both for capacity and bread characteristics. When the gears on our Kitchen Aid started groaning on my bread dough I decided it was time. (Note: I have a wood fired oven and need about 12 to 15 pounds of dough as a minimal batch so big batches are helpful. )
First impressions of the Ankarsrum mixer are quite positive. While the instructions are a bit vague online videos are helpful. While I am still tuning my process it is clear the dough mixes well and is kneaded more gently and with less aeration than a conventional mixer. To date my doughs have generally been underdeveloped but that is just fine tuning. Experience so far suggests the results with this mixer will be quite predictable and that is s blessing.
I love that it doesn't walk like conventional mixers. And I like the range of speed control and the timer which give more freedom to your baking process.
Two cautions. Heavy bread doughs like to grab scrapers And utensils so TURN IT OFF when you put any object inside the bowl. Also, treat the scraper with care to protect the scraping edge of the blade. It can be nicked somewhat easily which I did. On the plus side a little rubbing on a fingernail smoothed it back up and it is working perfectly.
Great service from Pleasant Hill.44 out of 44 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Sandra F. in PA on 2/8/2016 - Verified BuyerI love my new mixer. I can mix enough dough in the large stainless bowl to make several loaves of bread; with my Kitchen Aid it was impossible. I especially like the scraper feature and the lid. I can proof my bread in the same bowl as mixed in. I recently recommended this mixer to a friend who also owns a Kitchen Aid and she was as impressed with the features as I was. I should have bought this sooner.21 out of 21 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Barbara T. in WA on 5/5/2016 - Verified BuyerEspecially great for bread dough (I've had more success with the roller attachment than the dough hook). Open top makes adding ingredients a snap. After breaking the gears in my Pro Kitchen Aid so many times, I decided to try this unusual mixer. Solid construction, and beautiful too. I like the whisk attachments for light mixing. Very clever design. The only thing lacking is a good manual on how to use it! I finally found one online.18 out of 18 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Kevin K. in WI on 5/13/2016 - Verified BuyerThis is a very heavy duty mixer that excels at large batches of bread dough. The whisk assembly is not as good as a Kitchen Aid because the gears are plastic and the teeth can break. I wish the gears were more sturdy. If you whisk butter it needs to be very, very soft. What I really like about it is that it's easier to add ingredients. With a Kitchen Aid the mixer head is in way on top and you have to stop and raise it out of the way to add ingredients. With the Ankarsrum that isn't necessary. I think the quality is better than a Kitchen Aid as well. With my Kitchen Aid the bowl kept disconnecting. Be prepared for a learning curve because it's substantially different than a Kitchen Aid and the instructions it comes with are not very good. I use mine every week and I think my breads and pastries are very good. It's expensive but I would get it again.16 out of 16 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Amy C. in CA on 5/12/2016 - Verified BuyerI took a long time to finally decide to buy this mixer. The design was different from any I'd used, and the price was higher. But I'd been through KitchenAid, Cuisinart and Breville and was still unhappy. This is the absolute best I've ever used. The design is brilliant, it takes on small jobs and big, and there is hardly any mess to clean up due to the brilliant design! I love this mixer, and recommend it highly. I'm looking forward to years with it. Kneads dough like a charm, mixed my cakes well with no problems, can handle the tiniest job or the biggest and is a joy to work with.14 out of 14 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Lawrence C. in PA USA on 4/25/2016 - Verified BuyerThis is my first "stand" mixer. After careful consideration and many hours of research, I finally decided on the Ankarsrum. My primary reason for selecting this machine is for bread doughs. My first bread dough had a hydration of 68%. The mixer handled it effortlessly. But the real test came when I made bagels. The recipe said to take it out of the mixer when the mixer got hot (presumably with a KitchenAid) and knead 10 more minutes by hand. I was able to finish the dough in the Ankarsrum without any intervention other than removing the bowl scraper because it started to interfere with the kneading action of the roller. I have yet to use the other attachments other than for testing, but I will update my review when I do. Over all, I'm am pleased with the choice I have made and think it's worth the price tag of a machine that will probably give me years of service.11 out of 11 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Miriam K. in WA on 7/15/2016 - Verified BuyerSo far, I've loved the mixer for making bread. The learning curve isn't as steep as I was led to believe, but I do have to rework certain recipes and figure out when it is best to add which ingredients. You actually require less flour and the dough is ready for its rise much more quickly than with my Bosch. And it is SOOO quiet. Also, despite the fact that it weighs far less than the Bosch or the KitchenAid, it is incredibly stable. This one doesn't go for walks across the counter.
Although the components are largely dishwasher safe, I've found that it's better to wash them by hand simply because of their shape. Nonetheless, it's still easier to clean than my Bosch was. My only complaint is the lip at the top of the bowl. Because it curls inwards, dough catches there.
We'll see how it does with cakes and cookies, though I've been forewarned to make sure that butter and cream cheese need to be well-softened before creaming.8 out of 8 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Mark P. in CA on 7/12/2016 - Verified BuyerThe closest thing to hand kneading. Develops great texture in baked goods. Able to do large batches. Powerful, quality product. Expensive, but worth it! Would recommend it.8 out of 8 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Joachim K. in TX on 10/8/2016 - Verified BuyerI appreciate rock solid, well built machines and am more than pleased with my purchase. I am actively avoiding buying anything made in China, as difficult as that sometimes appears. While the user manual is laughable, the videos at the Ankarsrum website provide useful information on how to use the mixer for various doughs and batters. The learning curve is slight and operating the mixer quickly becomes intuitive. I'm now set up to bake everything I desire from scratch and we're very happy with the results.4 out of 4 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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