KitchenAid, the world’s number one Mixer brand*, have innovated the way we bake again with the announcement of the availability of its first, state-of-the-art KitchenAid Bake Assist Microwave Oven. The perfect compliment to the iconic KitchenAid Stand Mixer, the new Bake Assist Microwave Oven, streamlines the entire baking and cooking process, making it easier, faster, and even more enjoyable than ever to bake at home. Simply put, it’s a fully functional appliance to suit everyday cooking.
Designed with the timeless style and quality synonymous with the KitchenAid brand, the Bake Assist Microwave Oven reimagines what is possible in a conventional microwave, providing gourmet full-size oven performance in an attractive countertop appliance. With the touch of a button, there is access to a huge range of intuitive controls, modes, functions and recipes, that will assist with any and all baking needs, and ensure optimum cooking results every time.
Commenting on the launch, Kirsten Tibballs, ‘the queen of chocolate’ and one of Australia’s most celebrated and internationally respected pastry chefs and chocolatiers, exclaimed:
“Gone are the days of complicated baking, KitchenAid’s Bake Assist Microwave will make the experience a breeze! Unlike other microwave ovens, this version has an innovative crisp function that gives my pithivier a beautiful golden-brown finish. Not only can I melt gelatine, soften butter and roast nuts with ease, it’s perfect for tempering chocolate, which is my specialty! There’s even an option for dough proving – an essential when making croissants or pain aux raisins. For the time conscious user, the Chef Menu is a must; at the touch of a button you’ll receive a method that allows you to create everything from sponge cake to chocolate macarons. With a variety of innovative functions, this microwave oven ensures the ultimate baking experience, whether you’re amateur or professional. As for the sleek stainless-steel finish, it’s the perfect companion to your KitchenAid Stand Mixer.”
Filiz Bensan, Marketing Director, KitchenAid ANZ had to following to say;
“We are thrilled to be bringing the KitchenAid Bake Assist Microwave Oven to passionate bakers across the country. An absolute perfect match, the Bake Assist Microwave Oven complements your Stand Mixer not only in premium design and functionality, its designed to make countertop baking a thoroughly enjoyable and seamless process, whether you are an aspiring or professional baker. From prep like softening butter, right through to actual baking, it has you completely covered. It will take pride of place in any kitchen and you won’t know what you did before it, but your baking will never be the same again!
“The KitchenAid Bake Assist Microwave Oven ensures it is the perfect countertop companion for all, no matter what level of experience or skill, no matter whether you are making a roast dinner or a delicate dessert. You are truly only limited by your imagination.”
The KitchenAid Bake Assist Microwave is so easy to use and versatile, and the possibilities for everyday cooking are simply endless. With over ten key functions, making favourite meals quickly and easily from scratch, from roast lamb to vegetable lasagne to pizza, chips and or even the most delicate cakes desserts and breads.
With two intuitively designed Combi Modes that save time, combine Microwave and Grill heating functions to cook and gratin vegetables, fruit, poultry, fish or meat or combine Microwave and Convection cooking to prepare oven-baked dishes from jacket potatoes, precooked frozen foods, fish, roast meats to cakes and pastries. Cooking everything from savoury to sweet, the KitchenAid Bakers Assist Microwave Oven comes equipped with a useful automatic cleaning cycle helps clean the internal cavity to remove any unpleasant odours and food stains, so that flavours don’t mix.
The preset Baking menu is specifically designed to support the baking process. It includes 4 categories; desserts, baked goods, cakes, and importantly, Bake Assist which aids in softening butter or cheese, melting chocolate, or roasting nuts. The KitchenAid Microwave Oven will automatically set cooking parameters such as, time and power level, based on the selection from the menu.
The ultimate all-in-one appliance, beyond baking, it also offers powerful Steam, Grill, Bake and Crisp functions, comes equipped with pre-programmed recipe settings to take the guesswork out of creating exceptional baking and cooking results. Even heat distribution is maintained with a 3D distribution and powerful convection for optimal results.
KithcenAid are making baking so easy there’s really no excuse to not whip up a little savoury or sweet treat for your next dinner party or family gathering, have fun baking thanks to KitchenAid.
by Arrnott Olssen
Editor Rogue Homme
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY:
The KitchenAid Bake Assist Microwave Oven (33L) is available from kitchenaid.com.au and leading retailers for AUD$799RRP.