Bosch Mixer Review

I have found the Bosch Mixer to be my all time favorite kitchen appliance! Not only is it great for making my own bread with its dough hook (you can make up to 6 loaves of bread at one time!), but it has a whisk attachment too for speedy whipping up of ingredients for homemade goodies. Excellent large capacity bowl. It also comes with an awesome blender, the most frequently used item on this machine in my house (plastic blender so no worries of breaking). I have found the blender to be the best around for making smoothies with all those frozen fruits and stuff (you can’t beat 700 watts). Works like a charm with 3 different speeds. They have a really good warranty as well (lifetime on the motor, three years on the parts).

Now this is a spendy item. I believe it is a high quality mixer, bread machine, and blender all in one! If you think about it, the cost is actually significantly less than if you purchased those items separately.

I recommend the purchase of a Bosch mixer through Paula’s Bread, a Christian family run small business. They have excellent resources and customer service. Although the Bosch mixer is spendy, it has been worth every penny! Maybe something you can ask for Christmas? Now your husband may not be up for it at first as mine was but I have definitely won him over with the usefulness of this machine. He has been very impressed!

By the way, my mom bought this machine at least 15 years ago and it is still working awesome for her. We made homemade bread with it regularly growing up.

About Lindsay

Lindsay Edmonds is first a lover of Jesus, wife, mother of three, homemaker, and writer. She is the editor of Passionate Homemaking since its beginning five years ago. She loves inspiring women around the world toward simple, natural, and intentional living for the glory of God.

17 Responses to Bosch Mixer Review

  1. Vaughn Emett July 25, 2013 at 12:40 pm #

    I just took our Bosch Universal Mixer in for its THIRD SWITCH REPAIR. The person at the front desk agreed to replace the switch (at my cost), but was unsympathetic to my complaint about so many switch failures. It turns out the switch is extraordinarily poorly designed and is made of soft plastic internally. A few too many turns and the plastic breaks off inside. What happened to that impeccable German engineering I thought I was paying so much money for?

    Our old model Bosch mixer was built like a tank. Looked like one, sounded like one, but it withstood thirty years of very heavy use until the transmission finally gave out. We “upgraded” to the sleeker Universal and have been frustrated with repeated switch failures. Bosch apparently has sold out to the “cheaper is better” outlook.

  2. Sheri @ Bosch Discount October 31, 2010 at 8:28 pm #

    Hello, just doing some research for my Bosch website. Amazing the amount of information on the web. Wasn’t exactly what I was looking for, but great site. Cya later.

  3. Lori April 30, 2010 at 1:01 am #

    Hi Tanya -

    I'm not the blog owner, but I thought I would include my two cents worth…
    I began desiring to make homemade bread about two years ago. Much like you – I couldn't afford all the equipment (that I WANTED) all at once so I had to draw a line in the sand, deciding which would benefit my family more.
    I could do everything I wanted to do, by hand, except grind wheat – so my first purchase was a NutriMill. Once I had that, I started to save for my Bosch. The Lord provided a wonderful machine (Bosch) for me (used – $170) in His gracious timing.
    Therefore, my suggestion to you would be to invest in a grinder first and then a Bosch. Although a Blendtec is a great machine – the blender on the Bosch is also fantastic!
    Hope my pocket change provides some help!

    Blessings!
    Lori

  4. Tanya April 20, 2010 at 9:30 pm #

    Okay…I've been perusing your site a lot lately, and I confess I killed my coffee grinder last night grinding wheat. It had been working wonderfully, but I guess I overdid it. :(

    Anyway, I noticed you have a nutrimill, blentec, and a bosch. There is no way all three items are in our budget right now. However, I want to keep grinding and soaking grain, making as fresh and healthy items for our family as I can. Which of these three items do you use most? Do you have a grinding attachment for your Bosch? Do you knead dough with your Blendtec? If you're grinding grain with a Blend tech, do you use your Nutrimill? Those are a lot of questions, I know. I'm just trying to be efficient in sorting a lot of info at once. I realize some of the posts I've been reading may be old and perhaps you don't even use all three of these items anymore.

    Thanks for any help and advice.

  5. Dani December 12, 2009 at 2:38 pm #

    Currently saving for a Bosch. I have a KitchenAid which I love for all things BUT bread… but bread seems to be what I KNEAD it for the most (buwahaha) We go through 2 loves a week and I find that I’m spending most of the time kneading the bread by hand. I have a close friend who RAVES about her Bosch – can’t wait to get my own someday.

  6. Rachel Loth November 4, 2009 at 11:27 am #

    I bought a much older model from ebay several years ago. It still works beautifully. I absolutely love it! It kneads bread like no hands can!

  7. jennifer May 20, 2009 at 7:50 pm #

    Hello! I enjoy your blog and appreciate how…no matter what your view…it seems you are completely reliant on the Lord as the very source of your GOODNESS! There is a lot of oppinion out there…but you can tell when someone has a spirit of Love and Grace and good Truth! So, thank you for your time and energy!

    While I’m at it…what do you use as a food processor (like for baby food, purees, etc.)?

    • Lindsay May 21, 2009 at 9:24 am #

      I just use the blender portion of my bosch to make all my purees, baby food, etc. It works great!

  8. Janet May 2, 2009 at 5:26 pm #

    I just bought a Bosch Universal mixer after much searching on the computer.I had a KA that could not handle making bread and that is what I wanted to do the most with the machine…I love my Bosch. With the machine I make cakes,bread,etc. Several sites offer this machine with free shipping.It is well worth the price that we paid for it. I have been baking all of our bread for several weeks now..Love, love it…

  9. Stacy March 7, 2009 at 10:16 am #

    Our Bosch machine is about 30 years old and was heavily used before we got it (it was a gift from DH’s aunt). It still works like a charm. We love the big food processor/grater attachment. You can shred a block of frozen cheese in no time at all.
    DH’s aunt swears they aren’t making the Bosch machines as well as they used to though. :(

  10. paula of paulasbread.com February 16, 2009 at 12:04 pm #

    I bought my first Bosch Mixer in 1984! It is still running strong! I have raised 8 very hungry boys and 1 darling princess using this mixer. It has held up wonderfully. :) You can’t go wrong making bread and other items with this mixer. Love the machine!

  11. Kendra February 15, 2009 at 11:33 pm #

    I have a Bosch mixer that my mother gave me. It is the one she had when we were children. That means it more than 20 years old! Despite its yellowing plastic it is still working strong! I make bread for our family of six with it every week, the meat grinder attachment is great for baby food too. I just LOVE this machine.

  12. Sunny September 27, 2008 at 12:15 pm #

    Hi Lindsay,

    I just purchased a Bosch as old age in kicking in and kneading the bread is becoming more difficult.(My wonderful Kitchen Aid will only go so far) :o ) My question is since I understand you can make six loaves, just how does one do that if one’s oven only holds four loaves. I noticed you only make four loaves and is that the reason?

    Blessings,
    Sunny

    • Lindsay September 27, 2008 at 1:10 pm #

      You got it! I guess that does make the six loaf capacity not as useful. I can only bake four loaves at a time.

  13. Joelle July 9, 2008 at 4:31 pm #

    I liked my mom’s Bosch. I think it died after 20-30 years. (She might have had it before I was born, I don’t remember. :) You know, if your family gets larger and you start consuming more bread, there is a stainless steel bowl that goes with it. The bowl is larger and allows you to make 8-10 loaves. (If you have that much oven space to bake them!) I used to bake bread and sell it when I was a kid, and I made two batches once a week using the Bosch.

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