KitchenAid Artisan Mini Review

KitchenAid Artisan Mini is a stand mixer with 250 watt motor. This is a smaller model with 3.5-quart stainless steel mixing bowl so it doesn’t take up much counter space however the mixing bowl won’t be large enough for larger cooking projects.


KitchenAid Artisan Mini works well. Power is more than adequate for bowl size and it does a good job of mixing and whipping everything thoroughly. During operation it’s very stable but stand mixer head can vibrate a bit.

Motor is very, very quiet too. Some stand mixers are loud enough to cause a headache but with KitchenAid Artisan Mini is so quiet you can mix without waking up anyone at your home.


The quality of the stand mixer, bowl and accessories are good but there is some room for improvement. It does however feel a lot better made than cheaper stand mixers.


KitchenAid Artisan Mini comes with flex edge beater, coated dough hook and 6-wire whip.


KitchenAid Artisan Mini features tilt-head design which is something pretty much all stand mixers have.


KitchenAid Artisan Mini stand mixer is available in 9 colors:

  • Black Matte: KitchenAid KSM3316XBM Artisan Mini
  • Candy Apple Red: KitchenAid KSM3316XCA Artisan Mini
  • Contour Silver: KitchenAid KSM3316XCU Artisan Mini
  • Empire Red: KitchenAid KSM3316XER Artisan Mini
  • Hot Sauce: KitchenAid KSM3316XHT Artisan Mini
  • Imperial Black: KitchenAid KSM3316XBK Artisan Mini
  • Matte Avocado Cream: KitchenAid KSM3316XAV Artisan
  • Matte White: KitchenAid KSM3316XFW Artisan Mini
  • White: KitchenAid KSM3316XWH Artisan Mini


KitchenAid Artisan Mini is a bit expensive however it’s better made than cheaper models and seems to mix slightly better too. If that’s enough to justify higher price tag and you want a compact stand mixer then this is the one to choose. If you have larger family then Artisan Mini might be too small for your needs and KitchenAid Artisan or KitchenAid 600 Series would be a better choice as they have larger mixing bowls.

KitchenAid Artisan Mini Specifications:

  • Power: 250W
  • Bowl size: 3.5-quarts
  • Speeds: 10
  • Weight: 16 lb
  • Stand mixer dimensions (W x D x H): 7.8” x 12.3” x 12.3”
  • Colors:
    • Black Matte (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XBM / KSM3311X)
    • Candy Apple Red (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XCA / KSM3311X)
    • Contour Silver (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XCU / KSM3311X)
    • Empire Red (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XER / KSM3311X)
    • Hot Sauce (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XHT / KSM3311X)
    • Imperial Black (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XBK / KSM3311X)
    • Matte Avocado Cream (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XAV / KSM3311X)
    • Matte White (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XFW / KSM3311X)
    • White (Model: KitchenAid KSM3316XWH / KSM3311X)
  • Attachments:
    • 1 x Flex Edge Beater
    • 1 x Coated Dough Hook
    • 1 x 6-Wire Whip

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