I enjoy cooking, but I don’t enjoy the mess that comes with it. I tend to shy away from recipes that require me to use multiple appliances and dishes. Who wants to spend an hour washing appliances after already spending that time preparing a meal?The Breville Handy Mix Scraper solves some of those problems for me. It comes equipped with BPA-free scraper beaters, twin balloon whisks and dough hooks. By simply switching out the accessories I can accomplish multiple tasks without making a huge mess.

The scraper beaters are fantastic. They mix to the edge of the bowl without all of the clanging, and I don’t need to follow them with a spatula. The dough hooks allow me to make dough without kneading it by hand, and the whisks are perfect for whipped cream.

The Handy Mix Scraper™ with Beater IQ™ knows which beaters you’re using and automatically adjusts the ratio to suit what you’re mixing. That is a handy option!

Breville Handy Mix Scraper


I used my Handy Mix Scraper to make one of my family’s favourite side dishes, a Potato & Cheese Bake.


Potato & Cheese Bake


  • 6 large potatoes, peeled
  • 1 cup cream
  • 3/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 250 grams cream cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup creamy cucumber salad dressing (ranch dressing also works)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • sprinkle of parsley flakes



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Spray a 9 quart casserole dish with non-stick spray.
  3. Boil the potatoes until soft enough to mash.
  4. Drain the potatoes and transfer to a mixing bowl.
  5. Add the cream to the potatoes and mash with a hand masher.
  6. Add 1/2 cup mozzarella to the bowl.
  7. Add the salad dressing, butter, salt and cream cheese to the bowl. Mix on low/medium until creamy.IMG_0890
  8. Transfer the mixture to the casserole dish.
  9. Top with the remaining mozzarella cheese and the parsley.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes.


I serve this with roast beef and it’s always a winner! We enjoy it extra creamy, but if you would prefer it a little less cheesy, you can reduce the cream cheese in the recipe to half. Either way, this is a rich recipe, so I save it for special occasions.


The Breville Handy Mix Scraper made it easy to get the texture I wanted without making a big mess in a blender or food processor.




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