35 Stand Mixer Recipes

KitchenAid® stand mixers are an essential component to your kitchen creativity, helping you make entrees, side dishes, desserts and more for your family or for a crowd. A single accessory–such as a whip, flat beater, or dough hook–  opens a new world of flavors, textures and recipes. Go even further with over ten different attachments1 that help you do everything from grind fresh sausage to spiralize vegetables. If you’re looking for inspiration or a new recipe to use with your stand mixer or attachments, this guide will help you get started. 

Explore the categories below to find stand mixer recipes for breakfasts, breads, side dishes, entrees and desserts.

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Stand Mixer Breakfast Recipes

Use your creativity to make a delicious breakfast or brunch with your stand mixer and one of the recipes below.

Different butters on a tray

1. Butter

Making homemade butter simply requires your stand mixer, included accessories and cream to create a delicious ingredient you can use in a variety of dishes. Follow this guide recipe to whip up some classic unsalted butter right on your countertop.

Glazed homemade cinnamon roll bread

2. Cinnamon Roll Bread

Warm, gooey cinnamon roll bread is the perfect comforting breakfast for a chilly morning or a holiday menu. Somewhere between bread and confection, layers of brown sugar, cinnamon and butter are rolled up inside and topped off with a delicious glaze. Create homemade cinnamon roll bread with this recipe guide using your very own KitchenAid® stand mixer and accessories.

Butter biscuits in a basket

3. Butter Biscuit Dough

Whether drizzled with honey or topped with a rich gravy, homemade biscuits are a delicious indulgence. With additions like chives and other herbs, cheese or even fruits, a basic butter biscuit is a simple recipe ready to be elaborated on with your creativity. Learn how to make biscuit dough with your KitchenAid® stand mixer and pastry beater to get started, then put your own spin on this classic comfort food.

Plate of quiche on countertop with cheese and avocado

4. Savory Quiche

Create a flaky, buttery pastry crust using your stand mixer, then fill it with a delicate egg mixture for a delicious, savory option perfect for a weekend brunch. Get tips and tricks on how to make your perfect quiche with this guide.

Stand Mixer Bread Recipes

Making your own bread gives you freedom to experiment and create the exact textures and flavors you crave. Follow the recipes below to get started crafting your own bread with your stand mixer and one of KitchenAid brand’s dough hooks.

Maker uncovering top of bread bowl to reveal baked rye bread loaf

5. Rye Bread

With a deep, earthy flavor and some bittersweet nuttiness, homemade rye bread is hearty and delicious. Caraway seeds lend a sharpness with a hint of licorice, while rye flour tempers the bread with a malty base. Create flavorful rye bread in your kitchen with these helpful tips and tricks within this recipe, using the KitchenAid® bread bowl along the way.

Person slicing homemade sandwich bread

6. Sandwich Bread

From basic white bread to hearty whole grain varieties, learn how to make homemade sandwich bread in your kitchen with a few simple ingredients and techniques to make every sandwich stand out.

Homemade bread sliced on a cutting board

7. Homemade Bread

The smell of fresh bread baking in the oven is an unmatched, comforting kitchen aroma. Whether you love the crusty top or the soft, warm inside, homemade bread elevates your everyday sandwiches. Create homemade bread with this recipe guide and get tips on how to use your KitchenAid® stand mixer.

Sliced banana bread on top of wood cutting board

8. Banana Bread

Equally delicious as part of your brunch spread or as a sweet after-dinner treat, banana bread is a popular treat that can be customized to your tastes. Use your stand mixer to create this basic banana bread recipe, or use the recipe as a foundation for further culinary exploration with mix-ins like dried fruit, chocolate chips, chopped nuts, spices and more.

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Stand Mixer Side Dish Recipes

Whether you are creating delicious side dishes, large meals for your loved ones or hors d'oeuvres for a special get together, these stand mixer side dish recipes are sure to inspire.

Bowls of red-skinned mashed potatoes and roasted garlic

9. Mashed Potatoes

Experiment with cheeses, garlic, herbs, sauces and more to discover delicious variations of a classic mashed potato dish. Use this guide to help you learn how to simply make mashed potatoes right in your stand mixer bowl.

Sausage on a bed of garbanzo beans

10. Sausage

Making your own homemade sausage is not only creative but it’s attainable with your KitchenAid® stand mixer. From Italian sausage to Polish Kielbasa, German Bratwurst, Andouille and Chorizo, there are many types of sausages with a variety of flavors to experiment with. Use this recipe guide to help you learn how to stuff sausage casings using a KitchenAid® Sausage Stuffer Kit. You can experiment with everything from small breakfast sausage links to large Italian sausages.

Red KitchenAid® stand mixer with Vegetable Sheet Cutter Attachment

11. Vegetable Sheets

Use this guide to learn more about how the vegetable sheet cutter attachment can transform vegetables to elevate everyday dishes from butternut squash noodles to spicy shrimp wrapped in zucchini sheets.

Stand Mixer Entree Recipes

Person adding toppings to homemade pizza dough

12. Pizza Dough

Making your own homemade pizza dough allows you to bake it to your preferred taste–whether you enjoy it crispy and thin or thick and doughy. Homemade pizza dough also makes for a great cooking activity with friends and family, experimenting with toppings and flavors to create your perfect combination. Use this guide to learn how to make homemade pizza dough using your stand mixer and dough hook accessory.

Swedish meatball on wooden spoon

13. Swedish Meatballs

Prepared with a few warm spices, a little onion and smothered in a cream-based gravy, these Swedish meatballs can be served as an appetizer or main dish. Grinding your own meat gives you the ability to control the ingredients and flavors and allows for optimal freshness. See how easy it is to create Swedish meatballs using the KitchenAid® Metal Food Grinder Attachment for your KitchenAid® stand mixer.

Woman tossing salad with veggie noodles in a glass salad bowl

14. Veggie Noodles

Get inspired to make your own veggie noodles for the next pasta night, taco night or any other occasion where a fresh, tasty, veggie-forward dish is what you’re craving. With the KitchenAid® 7 Blade Spiralizer Plus with Peel, Core and Slice, veggie noodles can easily be made fresh for any recipe.

Close up of person making ravioli

15. Ravioli

Soft, doughy ravioli with creamy, flavorful ingredients are the perfect dish for a chilly evening. This recipe can help you craft ravioli from scratch with just a few ingredients and some tools. Get ideas on delicious fillings or find inspiration to create your own.

Homemade fettuccine with tomatoes and fresh herbs

16. Homemade Pasta

Discover the authentic taste of freshly made pasta with this guide. Get tips for cooking, nesting, drying and freezing pasta, as well as some delicious recipe possibilities.

Fettuccine with meat sauce topped with shredded cheese

17. Fettuccine Noodles

Learn how to make beautifully uniform fettuccine noodles by using Pasta Attachments1 for KitchenAid® Stand Mixers. Learn which flours are best and take away some delicious ways to use this classic pasta, like topping with a fresh basil pesto or creamy alfredo sauce.

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Shredded chicken on a tortilla

18. Shredded Chicken

Shredded chicken is a versatile ingredient that can be used for a variety of different recipes. Learn how to shred chicken for tacos, chili, barbecue and more with a KitchenAid® stand mixer and the flat beater accessory.

Stand Mixer Baked Desserts and Toppings Recipes

Possibly the most popular use for the KitchenAid® stand mixer is to create desserts. From creamy frostings to rich, decadent cakes, explore these stand mixer dessert recipes to find your new favorite homemade treat.

Several baked pie crusts in dishes

19. Pie Crust

Flaky, buttery pie crust is just the start of delicious, savory meals or desserts filled with sweet, farmers market berries. Learn how to make a variety of shortcrust pie crusts in your kitchen with our tips and tricks, along with your KitchenAid® stand mixer and accessories.

Three chocolate cupcakes topped with cream cheese frosting

20. Cream Cheese Frosting

Rich, sweet, and just a bit tangy, cream cheese frosting adds delicious flavor and creamy texture to a dessert. Use this article to learn how to make homemade cream cheese frosting to top off a delicious carrot cake, fresh baked cinnamon roll bread or cupcakes.

Cupcakes frosted with buttercream frosting and decorative sprinkles

21. Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream frosting is sweet and fluffy. It is made by creaming butter and sugar and can also include milk to enhance texture or vanilla to add flavor. Experiment with buttercream frosting with different flavors or even food coloring. Use this guide to discover tips for creating the best buttercream frosting, as well as ways to use it in desserts.

Sliced strawberries topped with chocolate whipped cream

22. Whipped Cream

Fluffy, light and sweet, homemade whipped cream is the perfect topping for your freshly-made desserts. Using your stand mixer’s wire whip, you can whisk together heavy cream and sugar and experiment with flavors like vanilla, coconut and even lavender. Read this guide for a homemade whipped cream recipe that you can create using a KitchenAid® stand mixer with the wire whip accessory and a little creativity.

Cake layers and ingredients on a counter

23. Cake

Homemade cakes combine layers of spongy sweetness with creamy icing and unique fillings such as fresh fruit. With the help of your stand mixer, you can experiment with and explore an endless number of cake recipes. Using your flat beater accessory to combine basic ingredients like flour, milk, eggs and butter, creating a decadent and moist cake is both simple and delicious. Read this guide for step-by-step instructions and tips on how to make cake with a KitchenAid® stand mixer so you can start your cake-baking journey.

Baked chocolate chip cookies on a plate next to a cooling rack

24. Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a classic dessert that feature rich, melty chocolate chips and a soft, warm inside. If you’re looking to get creative with the traditional chocolate chip cookie, you can expand on this recipe with white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts or pecans. With the help of your KitchenAid® stand mixer and a flat beater accessory, you can make this homemade chocolate chip cookie recipe with ease.

Stand Mixer Frozen Dessert Recipes

Individual bowls with scoops of vanilla ice cream and fresh raspberries on a table

25. Vanilla Ice Cream

Whether you’re making it to complement fresh baked goods, layering it with toppings or simply serving it on its own, this made-from-scratch ice cream is an all-time favorite.

Homemade chocolate ice cream in a white bowl with an antique spoon

26. Chocolate Ice Cream

Full of flavor and refreshing on a hot summer day, homemade chocolate ice cream is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Experiment by mixing flavors and trying unique toppings to elevate this classic dessert. Learn how to make all kinds of homemade chocolate ice cream with your KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Ice Cream Maker Attachment.

Bowl of Italian ice with strawberries and lemon

27. Italian Ice

Chilly, sweet and refreshing, Italian ice is a delicious summer treat. Learn more about the ingredients and steps to make Italian ice, how Italian ice gets its texture and the differences between Italian ice and granita.

Shaved ice dessert garnished with fruit and mint

28. Raspados

Fruit, saucy toppings and shaved ice come together to form this refreshing homemade treat. Discover more about making your own raspados at home by learning how to turn any KitchenAid® stand mixer into an easy-to-use shave ice maker.

Baobing topped with diced mangoes and dragon fruit

29. Baobing

A mouth-watering bowl of shaved ice covered in a deliciously sweet mixture of condensed milk and toppings, baobing is a refreshing dessert for a hot summer day. Learn how to make this traditional Chinese and Taiwanese icy treat with a few tips and your KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Shave Ice Attachment.

Korean shaved ice dessert topped with red beans and matcha powder

30. Bingsu

Created with a base of freshly shaved ice, the star of this dessert is certainly the decadent toppings, such as condensed milk, fruit and more. Learn more about making your own bingsu at home by discovering how to turn any KitchenAid® stand mixer into an easy-to-use shave ice maker with the versatile KitchenAid® Shave Ice Attachment.

Shaved ice dessert garnished with fruit and mint

31. Piraguas

A piragua is a Puerto Rican frozen dessert made of shaved ice and fruit-based syrup. You can bring the delicious flavor of homemade Piraguas from the streets of Puerto Rico into your own kitchen with the help of your stand mixer. Use this guide to learn how to make piraguas, how to customize the dessert and how it differs from other shaved ice recipes like raspados.

A cup of cherry shaved ice with watermelon slices

32. Kakigori

Simple, smooth and sweet, kakigori is a traditional Japanese dessert made from pure, finely-shaved ice and topped with fruity syrups, condensed milk or ice cream. This recipe uses a few simple ingredients to craft a stunning display without taking long to create. With the help of the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Shave Ice Attachment, learn how to experiment with toppings and make your own version of kakigori.

Mango Hawaiian shave ice next to a pink KitchenAid® stand mixer

33. Hawaiian Shave Ice

Hawaiian shave ice is an iconic dessert that can be easily made at home. Hawaiian shave ice combines grated ice with a snow-like texture with sugar, fruit-based syrups and toppings. With the help of this guide and a KitchenAid® Stand Mixer with Shave Ice Attachment, you can learn how to make shave ice and enjoy this tropical dessert whenever you like.

Berry-flavored homemade frozen yogurt

34. Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is similar to ice cream, but it uses cream instead of milk. With homemade frozen yogurt, you can get creative with toppings and flavors to make concoctions that are refreshing and delicious, for the perfect after-dinner treat. If you want to learn how to make homemade frozen yogurt, follow this recipe and get inspired as you dream up creative recipes that you can easily conquer using a KitchenAid® stand mixer.

A layered chocolate and vanilla ice cream cake

35. Ice Cream Cake

Homemade ice cream cake is the perfect make-ahead treat that will please everyone around the table. The best part of ice cream cake is that you can take this classic recipe and add your own creative twists such as a ripple of fruit, crunchy cookie filling and more. Use this recipe to get started making your own unique variation and trust your stand mixer to smoothly combine the ingredients into a rich mixture.

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KitchenAid® stand mixers are designed to unlock culinary possibilities from cupcakes to zoodles in a variety of sizes and colors to match your creativity and style. And if you are ready to take your kitchen creations to the next level, KitchenAid® stand mixer attachments such as the pasta sheet roller or the meat grinder help fuel your creativity and innovation in the kitchen.

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