1. Strong enough motor to do the job. 2. Durable hard wearing mechanism that won’t wear out with repeated dough mixing 3. Adjustable speeds to avoid over kneading
4. Heavy/stable enough to stay put whilst kneading dough 5. S-shaped hook rather than C-shaped to encourage proper kneading 6. Versatile design that allows for small, as well as large batches of dough to be kneaded 7. Large enough mixing bowl to allow for dough rising
1. Bread dough can be tough to mix! 2. Mixing has to be very involved and over a long period of time.