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How to Adjust the Bowl Height of Your Stand Mixer

There are basically two types of Stand Mixers: One with the tilt head and one whose bowl can be raised or lowered. Sometimes you might need to adjust the bowl height to ensure that the mixer is performing a consistent and thorough mix on your ingredients and you might think it is a very complicated task, but trust me it is not. With a few simple steps, you can adjust the bowl height.
Tools required:
Stand Mixer, Flat Beater Blade, and a Flat Head Screwdriver
Methods:
1. Shut down the mixer
As is the case with any electronic device, the first step would be to switch off the machine and unplug it from the socket. This will ensure that you don’t get a shock due to any residual electrical energy and you can make the adjustments on your machine peacefully.
2. Locating the adjusting screw
The second step would be to locate the adjusting screw which is responsible for adjusting the bowl height. Since there are two types of Stand Mixers, there are two locations your adjusting screw:
a. Tilt Head Model: In this model, you would find the adjusting screw just below the head where it is attached to the stand. You won’t see it until you tilt back the head of the stand mixer.
b. Stationary Head Model: For this mo… Read the rest