KitchenAid Stand Mixer Attachments

Top 7 Essential Attachments for your KitchenAid Stand Mixer

All KitchenAid stand mixer owners will want to make the most of their food mixer. Below is a list of my 7 Essential KitchenAid Stand Mixer Attachments. I certainly recomend a good KitchenAid Cooking Recipe Book.

1. Dough Hook

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KitchenAid K45DH Dough Hook Replacement for KSM90 and K45 Stand Mixer price
KitchenAid Dough Hook
A dough hook is one of those must have attachments for your KitchenAid mixer. Certainly needed if you make home made breads, pizza doughs and pasta. The hook is made of metal and has an easy clean coating.

“If you like homemade bread, pasta, or pizza, get it….”

“This hook is outstanding to mix pie dough and even pizza dough!!! Highly recommend to everyone!!!…read more here

Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars over 100 reviews

2. Sausage Maker

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KitchenAid FGA Food Grinder Attachment for Stand Mixers
Make delicious home made sausages with this useful attachment. Making your own home made sausages means you know exactly what ingredients have gone into the final product. Also you can make sausages to your very own special recipe. This attachment needs to be used in conjuction with a grinder attachment.

Customer Reviews

“n combination with the food grinding attachment, this accessory for the Kitchen Aid mixer makes short work of any sausage making task you set before it….”

“This was much easier to use than expected. Also, having the two sizes came in handy – we were casing large sausages, but used the smaller one when rinsing water through the meat….read more here

Amazon Rating: 3.4

3. Can Opener

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KitchenAid Can Opener Stand Mixer Attachment
This handy can opening attachment fits to the front of your KitchenAid mixer. A great tip is to keep the can opener attached to mixer at all times then it is a moments work to open any cans you have.

Customer Reviews

“Works great with no effort at all. We have both hand and electric can openers, but use this attachment to our KitchenAid the most. …”

“Easy to install and use. It is much easier than my former electric can opener. It also consolidates appliances….read more here

4. Meat Grinder

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KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment for Stand Mixers
Have you ever worried about the quality of the ground meat you buy. No worries if you have your own grinder at home. Next time you see meat on sale you can make up a large batch of ground meat and store in your freezer. The grinding attachment comes with a coarse and fine grinding plate. Also the grinder will deal with making bread crumbs and shredding cheese.

Customer Reviews

“We purchased the KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment to be able to produce our own ground up healthier meats. We like our hamburgers to be very lean. …”

“ove this product, will be grinding my own lean ground meats and chicken for burgers. easy to clean also .highly recommended…read more here

Amazon Rating: X.X

5. Slicer and Shredder

KitchenAid RVSA Slicer/Shredder Attachment for Stand Mixers price
KitchenAid RVSA Slicer/Shredder Attachment for Stand Mixers
The shredding and slicing attachments come with cones that house the cutting blades. There two slicing cones with either a thick or thin slice for firm fruits and vegetables. The shredding cones provide either a fine or coarse shredd and can deal with hard cheeses, nuts and firm vegetables like carrots and potatoes.

Customer Reviews

“This is a magical tool that works with a Kitchen Aide Mixer. It is perfect for making short work out of slaw, pimento cheese, sliced cucumbers for canning or salads. It is wonderful….read more here

Amazon Rating: 3.6 out of 5 stars over 300 reviews

6. Pasta Extruder and Cutter

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KitchenAid Stand-Mixer Pasta-Extruder Attachment
If you are a keen pasta maker and consumer then this attachment is for you. It will make pasta in a number different varieties, including small macaroni, fusili and spaghetti. The pasta is cut to size with the integrated wire cutter. The extruder plates can be handily housed inside the attachement.

Customer Reviews


“I make pasta at least once a week now, and it couldn’t be easier. The attachment came with good recipes that are easy to follow for great pasta….read more here

Amazon Rating: 4.2 stars out of 5 over 140 reviews.

Video Demonstrating the Pasta Extruder.

7. Orange Juice Extractor

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Juice Extractor Fits All Kitchenaid Mixers
You can make plenty of delicious fresh orange juice. Also useful for making lemon and lime juice for your baking recipes or yummy cocktails. The attachment comes with a strainer to catch the pulp and pips.

Customer Reviews

“I have arthritis in my hands and using this with Big Red (Red KitchenAid Artisan Mixer) is a blessing. Microwave the lemons for 10-15 seconds makes them juicy and the juicer attachment does the rest….read more here

Amazon Rating: 4 out of 5 stars over 200 reviews.

Videos Demonstrating the KitchenAid Stand Mixer Attachments.

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