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KitchenAid KHBBV53 Cordless Hand Blender Review

The KitchenAid has a few very pop­u­lar cord­ed hand machines and a 5‑speed PRO­Line cord­less hand blender that belongs to the pre­mi­um niche. This is the new mid-lev­el KitchenAid cord­less hand blender that was released in 2020, comes only with a blend­ing arm, and avail­able at a very rea­son­able price.

Read our detailed review to find out if this blender could be a valu­able addi­tion to your col­lec­tion of kitchen gadgets.

Functionality

This cord­less immer­sion blender with the blend­ing arm attach­ment has tremen­dous pow­er to per­form a vari­ety of tasks:

  • Soups – it is designed to puree soups and the user can do it direct­ly on the stove, the blend­ing arm also equipped with a plas­tic guard to keep non-stick pans safe from damaging;
  • Smooth­ies – it is more than capa­ble to blend smooth­ies from soft ingre­di­ents, it will not han­dle ice cube though;
  • Sauces, sal­sas, dress­ings, and dips – it is great for mix­ing small batch­es of food, and the user can do it right in the Mason jar;
  • Baby food – it is no prob­lem for this ver­sa­tile gad­get to puree cooked veg­gies and soft raw fruits;
  • Whipped cream, choco­late mousse, or may­on­naise;
  • Mashed pota­toes – it is capa­ble to mash pota­toes while it is bet­ter to add some liq­uid oth­er­wise the mix­ture gets very sticky;
  • Mix cakes – it is pow­er­ful enough to mix cakes and cook­ies bat­ter, etc.
  • Chop veg­gies such as car­rots, onion, gar­lic – how­ev­er, you have to pre-cut large veg­gies into small­er pieces;
  • Chop cooked meat – cut meat into ¾ inches/2 cm cubes before processing;
  • Chop nuts – Users have to use a puls­ing func­tion for these tasks.

Motor Unit

The KitchenAid Cord­less Hand Blender comes with a plas­tic and stain­less steel body and com­fort­able grip. The body enclos­es 8 volts recharge­able lithi­um-ion bat­ter­ies. It is also equipped with the bat­tery indi­ca­tor light that is locat­ed on the top of the body unit. This is a cord­less blender and its pow­er inter­pret­ed in dif­fer­ent wattage terms.

The blender bat­tery is charged with an adapter in two hours for a full charge and 20 mins for a quick charge. The ful­ly charged blender will oper­ate for 2 hours and can blend up to 25 bowls of soup with a capac­i­ty of 12 ounces. They quick­ly charged blender will have enough pow­er for blend­ing 44 ounces of soup and 16 ounces of smoothie.

The bat­tery indi­ca­tor light is designed to shows blender pow­er capac­i­ty. If it has a sta­t­ic green light than it has up to 30–100 % of capac­i­ty, when it starts to flash with red light it informs the user that it is less than 30% and needs recharging.

Speed Settings

This blender has only two con­trol but­tons to oper­ate. The safe­ty switch on the front and the vari­able speed trig­ger on the back palm side of the body unit. The safe­ty switch is designed to pre­vent acti­vat­ing the machine acci­den­tal­ly. The vari­able speed but­ton is pressed with palm and designed to adjust the blender speed depend­ing on the firm­ness of press­ing it from light to firm push.

Attachments and Accessories

The KitchenAid Cord­less Hand Blender comes with only one but most essen­tial attach­ment and mea­sur­ing cup.

Blend­ing Arm/Shaft – it is remov­able stain­less steel 8/20.3 cm inch­es blend­ing arm with a 4‑prongs blade. The set also includes a remov­able plas­tic pan guard that is designed to pro­tect from scratch­ing the cook­ware while using.

Mix­ing cup – the blender set also includes the 3 cups/700 ml BPA-free plas­tic Blender cup with lid and nar­row non-skid ring on the bottom.

There is also avail­able to buy sep­a­rate­ly the option­al acces­sories – the Cord­less 5 Cup Food Chop­per (KFCB529) and 7 Speed Hand Mix­er (KHMB732).

Assembling, Dissembling, Using, and Cleaning

Blender Shaft: Assem­bling and dis­as­sem­bling the blender is very easy, users just have to twist/untwist to lock/unlock the Blend­ing arm. There is no release but­ton, just make sure it clicks into place.

Using: To start blender run­ning, the user has to press the safe­ty but­ton and the trig­ger but­ton at the same time. Then release the safe­ty switch and keep hold­ing down the vari­able speed trig­ger while the blender is run­ning. When the user releas­es the vari­able speed but­ton the blender stops.

Although it is a bit tricky to press two but­tons at the same time, these but­tons are con­ve­nient­ly locat­ed and once you learn using them it becomes intu­itive. Thus, you can eas­i­ly oper­ate the blender with one hand.

Clean­ing: It is so easy to clean, just wipe the motor unit with a damp cloth and use mild dish soap to wash the blend­ing arm. Besides, the blend­ing arm, pan guard, and mix­ing cup could be washed on a top-rack of the dishwasher.

Warranty

The KitchenAid Cord­less Hand Blender is equipped with one (1) year full war­ran­ty that cov­ers deliv­ery of replace­ment blender free of charge the blender fails with­in one year of use from the date of purchase.

Dimensions

It is 16.3” long and has a 2.5” diam­e­ter with weighs only 3 pounds that is light enough for the cord­less gadget.

Country of Production

The KitchenAid Cord­less Hand Blender is man­u­fac­tured in Chi­na under strict super­vi­sion and qual­i­ty control.

Set Includes

  • Body Unit;
  • Blend­ing Arm;
  • Remov­able pan guard;
  • Mix­ing Cup with lid;
  • Charg­er Adapter;
  • User man­u­al.

Pros and Cons:

Pros:

  • Pow­er­ful cord­less blender;
  • Designed for up to 2 hours of run­ning after full charge;
  • Ver­sa­tile and per­forms a wide range of tasks;
  • Comes with a pan guard to pro­tect the cook­ware from scratching;
  • Weigh only 3 pounds that is not heavy for a cord­less immer­sion blender;
  • Designed to be oper­at­ed with one hand;

 Cons:

  • Comes with only a 1‑year warranty.

Price

KitchenAid KHBBV53 Cord­less Hand Blender is an afford­able cord­less blender and avail­able at a very rea­son­able price.

KitchenAid KHBBV53 Cord­less Hand Blender, via Amazon

Summary

The KitchenAid KHBBV53 Cord­less Immer­sion Blender is a true pow­er­house with long-last­ing up to 2‑hour batteries.

It is a well sleek, built, and a high-qual­i­ty machine. Although it comes only with the blend­ing shaft (while most peo­ple need only this attach­ment it is a ver­sa­tile machine. Besides, it comes with a nifty attach­ment that pro­tects the pans from scratch­ing pans and you can blend the soup right on the stove with­out scratch­ing your favorite cook­ware. Besides, it can be eas­i­ly oper­at­ed with one hand and weigh only 3 pounds that not heavy for cord­less machines. So you can­not go wrong with this use­ful KitchenAid gadget.

 

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