Cuisinart ICE-45 Mix It In Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker

Cuisinart ICE-45Cuisinart ice 45 is more than good at making ice creams and can also make professional quality sorbet and yogurt. This state of the art Technology doesn’t only make these favorites of people but also makes them very delicious because of the help of 3 built in condiment dispenser. Just click and you can send down chips and other mixings, including sprinkles way down the chute and get it mixed right into the frozen desserts or the bowls which are already filled. Cuisinart ICE 45 has an operation system which is fully automatic. The only thing that you need to do is simply pour in the ingredients and press the tabs.

Features

  1. Easy Lock Plate: The Cuisinart ice 45 has a lid which can be removed and locked easily due to its feature of the easy lock plate which makes it very easy to do your work. It allows you to pour ingredients without much hustle straight from the top and lets you watch the freezing process. It also mixes the ingredients and creates them in the freezer bowl and allows you to create a smooth soft ice cream.
  2. Dispensing Bracket: It effectively dispenses the ice cream when the handle is lowered because of his dispensing bracket.
  3. Rubber grip at the bottom: The easy to use Cuisinart ice 45 is removable for easy cleaning. It also has a rubber fit that doesn’t allow it to slip while it’s in stationary use.
  4. Double wall insulation: The 11 by 2-quart freezer bowl contains a super cooling liquid which is insulated in a double wall and helps you create a cool environment which can restore freezing points for your work. The double insulated wall keeps it really cool even at high temperatures.
  5. One button is used: It also has a 3 condiment container which dispenses all your mix since as you would prefer. You won’t have to face the trouble of keeping extra ice cream cones in your hand because it can conveniently hold a whole lot of extra ice cream cones. Not only that, but it can hold both the pointed cones and the flat cones. It is fully automatic.
  6. Removable drip tray for easy cleaning: Equipped with removable drip tray which can be easily removed helps you in the process of cleaning and makes cleaning easier. It is very handy to use and there are many instructions like a dot in the center which gives you an easy guide about where the ice cream cones have to be placed.

Pros

  1. Easy cleaning.
  2. Double insulation for super fast cooling.
  3. Almost fully automatic
  4. Easy to use

Cons

  1. Less mobility.
  2. Too thin ice cream

Verdict

The Cuisinart ICE 45 is really easy to use and is one of the best products in its price range. It is very effective and fast and if you are looking for a product with this many features in a $100 budget, Cuisinart will save you a lot of bucks and give you much better results.

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Cuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt – Ice Cream and Sorbet Maker

Cuisinart ICE-21PKCuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt – ice cream and sorbet maker is a great machine for making ice creams at home. This fully automated electric ice cream maker prepares all sorts of ice creams in just under 20 minutes. Although the advertised time is 20-25 minutes, in practice, the ice cream gets ready in no more than 15 minutes. With this ice cream maker, you don’t have to worry about creating a mess like with the traditional machines using ice and salt mixtures. You also don’t have to worry about striking the right salt and ice mixture ratios. The machine is absolutely easy to use, just toss in the ingredients and press ON and the machine will do its work.

This machine comes in three different colors – red, white and pink. You can choose the color that best suits the décor of your house. The machine is also not very heavy, making it convenient to carry it around. You can place it anywhere in the house, including patios and decks. It operates very smoothly without creating much noise. A person in the adjacent room may not even get the slightest hint that you are making ice cream. You can easily watch TV or do other activities without getting disturbed while the ice cream is on the churn.

It also allows you to make eggless ice creams and alter the ratios of different ingredients as per your choice. You can try out some interesting recipes from the book that comes together with the machine.

Features

  1. The machine comes with a large size container that can hold up to 11/2 quarts of ice cream in a single batch.
  2. The machine uses a heavy duty motor, which ensures fine churning and mixing in a short span of time.
  3. The freezer bowl is double insulated. This cuts down the need for ice and also ensures that the ice cream does not melt too soon.
  4. The lid comes with a large spout. This makes it easier to lock or add ingredients without creating a mess.
  5. The product comes with a 3-year manufacturer’s warranty.
  6. Dimension – 9” by 9.5” by 11.25”
  7. Weight – 9.6 pounds
  8. The body is made of plastic.

Pros

  1. Creates no mess over the kitchen counters
  2. Easy to clean
  3. Produces very little noise
  4. Works faster than the estimated time

Cons

  1. It can be difficult to scoop out ice cream from the mixer bowl, using just a rubber spatula. Using a steel spatula can cause scratches to the container.
  2. The ice cream gets stuck hard to the container if not taken out immediately.
  3. The machine cannot be covered during the mixing process. This exposes the contents of outside elements while churning.
  4. The ingredients should not be filled to the brim as it can overflow during churning.
  5. It can be difficult to handle the canister when it is still cold.

Verdict

It allows you to enjoy all sorts of ice cream right at home. The preparation process is very quick and completely hassle free. The machine is very simple to use and a good bargain for its price.

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Hamilton Beach 68330N 4-Quart Automatic Ice Cream Maker

Hamilton Beach 68330NWith this machine, you can try out several different recipes right at home. The machine comes with a recipe book containing over 20 recipes for ice creams and sherbets. The machine operates very smoothly and is very easy to use even for the beginners. All you need to do is put in all the ingredients, lock the lid and start the motor. Before locking the lid, make sure that the beater is inside the machine. The machine stops automatically when the ice cream reaches a certainly given consistency.

The body of this ice cream maker is shaped like a bucket and has an outer layer of housing ice. To make sure that you don’t get runny ice cream, mix the ice with rock salt and fill the bucket till it reaches the top. This machine allows you to make not only ice cream, but also other desserts like gelatin, custard, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. You can enjoy all these delicious treats right at home and without having to put in much effort. This ice cream maker can also be a great way to cut down expenses if you are an ice cream freak, frequently running down to the ice cream parlor. You will be getting a very high-quality ice cream at a very little cost. On eight to nine uses, the machine will be paying out for itself. New study shows some surprising benefits of eating ice cream for breakfast.

Since this machine uses the conventional ice and salt mixture, you can place it over a sink to avoid salty dripping all over the floor and counter. The ice cream container comes with a lid so that it can be covered when placed inside the freezer. However, you can also use a plastic wrap instead as this will make it easier to uncover when frozen.

Features

  1. The canister can hold up to 4 quarts of ice cream at a time, making it ideal for families
  2. Color – Cream
  3. Material – metal
  4. Dimension – 12.5” by 15.3” by 11.1”
  5. Weight – 7.45 pounds
  6. 1-year warranty
  7. Produces ice cream in 20 to 40 minutes
  8. The ice cream suits automatically, after which no manual stirring will be required
  9. The machine comes with an easy to use hand washable lid and a recipe book

Pros

  1. You can get colder and more crystalline ice cream by using more ice.
  2. Good design and reliable contractor.
  3. Does not produce much sound while operating.
  4. Prepares ice cream with just the right consistency.
  5. The cleaning process is absolutely simple.

Cons

  1. May not be ideal for recipes that require a high torque motor.
  2. The machine may fail to run smoothly if using a lot of hard nuts.
  3. It uses quite a lot of ice, so you may have to run down to the department store if you run out of your stock.
  4. The machine is not very durable. The motor may give up on regular use.

Verdict

The product comes quite cheap and covers a lot of functionalities for its price. It is great for regular ice cream and sorbet recipes and does not need much maintenance.

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Cuisinart ICE-100 Ice Cream and Gelato Maker

Sometimes all you need is ice cream. After a hot and humid day, you look for a refreshment to take away all your pain and stress and there is nothing better than an ice cream in doing so. The Cuisinart ICE-100 like its predecessors lives up to its name in the ice cream making process.

 Cuisinart ICE-100Features:

  1. It has a completely programmed interface with a high quality compressor that helps you make really delicious ice creams. The 1 quart ice cream bowl limit gives it an extra edge over other ice cream making machines.
  2. This art of the state technology has two paddles which help it make variations of density for ice creams – one gelato paddle to make legitimate frozen yogurt and gelato paddle to make velvety dessert.
  3. It also has an hour long clock and it comes with a control panel and an LCD display readout which also make it’s stylish but is also effective for ease and control.
  4. The keep cool component keeps your gelato and frozen yogurt chill even after the process is complete but only for 10 minutes.
  5. It is made of a steel body, which makes it durable for the time to come, but still, manages to be under 32 lbs making it not too bulky.

Pros

  1. This ice cream maker is one of the best ice cream making machines ever made. The ice cream at Gelato makes excellent ice cream that is very smooth and creamy and also has the desired amount of density that makes an ice cream special.
  2. This ice cream maker is one of the simplex devices. The simple interface makes it extremely easy for people to control it and have their favorite cold yogurt made.
  3. This ice cream maker is also very fast. It can make ice creams faster than most other ice cream making machines.
  4. The easy pour spout makes it easy for adding other elements like choco chips and sprinkles or even nuts in the ice cream making process.
  5. It also comes with a wide range of recipes that can help you make delicious delicacies using the product.
  6. It is very durable unlike the other ice cream making machines and is cost effective because of its minimal depreciation.

Cons:

  1. This ice cream maker has a serious drawback. Many users claim which is now said to be a fact is that the residue builds up on the drive gear which is located below the freezer bowl. It happens when the freezer bowl is sent in a top full of Soapy water. While doing so a portion of the diluted ice cream passes through the plastic seal at the below of the bowl via the two small holes that are present in the machine. With the advent of time, the dual diluted ice cream mix which passed through the two holes become very hard and cause an unpleasant smell.
  2. The price of this product is way more than other ice cream making products which give it a major drawback.

Verdict

You should definitely buy this product if you are looking for a more durable product with excellent quality ice cream. The engineering and thinking behind this product is out of the world and the easy interface and high speed make it one of the favorites of must have in your kitchen items.

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Cuisinart ICE-30BC Ice Cream Maker

Cuisinart ICE-30BCCuisinart ICE-30 BC comes in an attractive stainless steel body with an embossed logo. It comes together with a Ben Jerry’s ice cream recipe book. You can try out all the different recipes from the book and also try out some of your own. The machine has a large spout which makes it easier to add the ingredients without creating a mess. The mixing bowl and the paddle are removable, which makes the cleaning up a lot easier.

This ice cream maker can blend 2 quarts at a time and takes 25 minutes from starting to end. So if you invest in this Cuisinart ice cream maker, you will be whipping all your favorite desserts right at home in just 25 minutes. In the long run, this can be immensely helpful in cutting down the expenses over store ice creams. The mixing bowl is double insulated so that your treat does not get cold while it is churning. The machine also uses a heavy duty blender, which can efficiently chop up all sorts of fruits, nuts, cookies and chocolate chips. All you have to do is put the ingredients inside and start the motor. After 25 minutes, your delicious soft dessert will be ready to savor. This machine can be used to prepare not only ice creams, but also frozen yogurt and sorbets.
Price – 64.23 dollars

Features

  1. Color – silver, and red
  2. Dimension – 11” by 16” by 11”
  3. Weight – 12 pounds
  4. The machine is fully automatic. It stops by itself after the ice cream has reached the right consistency.
  5. The machine uses a mixing arm instead of blades. This allows not only the mixing, but also aeration of the contents.
  6. Comes with a transparent, easy to lock lid. You can watch as the contents get mixed and frozen.
  7. Comes with a non-slip rubber base. You can place it anywhere without causing damage to the surface or the risk of the machine getting toppled over.
  8. When not used, the cord can be recoiled and stuffed into the base of the machine. This allows for neat storage.
  9. Double insulated freezer bowl ensures quick and even freezing.

Pros

  1. No need to manually whip up the mixture after getting it off the machine
  2. Sleek finish and therefore beautifies your kitchen
  3. Although it is not entirely noiseless, it does not create annoying levels of noise like the old ice cream makers

Cons

  1. The freezer temperature is not low enough. This problem can be resolved to some extent by putting the freezer bowl inside the deep freeze prior to use.
  2. The ice cream that comes out of the machine has a very soft consistency, much like soft serve ice cream. To give it the consistency like that of a store-bought ice cream, you have to first put it in an airtight container and put in deep freeze.
  3. The machine heats up a lot during churning, causing the bowl to unfreeze.

Verdict

The sturdy build of the machine ensures durability. It is very easy to clean and requires little or no maintenance. It looks great on kitchen counters. However, it may not be the perfect thing if you are looking for something to save time. Regardless of other things, it still gives you great ice cream with the perfect consistency.

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