Mixing Method - Stand Mixer Speeds

Start mixing on low speed and gradually raise it to the speed indicated in the recipe. The gradual increase keeps ingredients from jumping out of the mixing bowl. Never overload your mixer bowl's capacity because you will ruin the gears of your mixer.

Low 2 to 4
2 on KichenAid
4 on Cuisinart
Medium-low 3 to 5
3 on KitchenAid
5 on Cuisinart
Medium 4 to 6
4 on KitchenAid
6 on Cuisinart
Medium-high 8 to 10
8 on KitchenAid
10 on Cuisinart
High 10 to 12
10 on KitchenAid
12 on Cuisinart

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