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Braun MultiQuick 5 vs Peach Street Powerful Immersion Blender Side-by-Side Comparison

Decoding the best blend: A side-by-side look at Braun MultiQuick-5 versus Peach Street Powerful Immersion Blender for kitchen enthusiasts.

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Braun MultiQuick 5

Peach Street Powerful Immersion Blender

Braun MultiQuick 5 vs Peach Street Powerful Immersion Blender

Overall Verdict

Pros & Cons

  • Consistent performance with minimal splashing
  • Nearly as efficient as the higher-priced Vitamix 
  • Ergonomically-designed handle ensures a confident grip
  • Doesn’t get hot even under heavy-duty use
  • A generous set of accessories means greater versatility
  • It is easy to attach, remove, and clean.
  • The blending wand is dishwasher-safe.
  • Its 500-watt motor can blend frozen fruits, puree hot soup, and emulsify sauces.
  • The metal blending shaft and whisk may damage non-stick coatings
  • Significant motor’s vibration.
  • Tight suction to the blending container’s bottom. 
  • Controlling buttons are hard to press. 
  • Metal blade’s guard can scratch the blending container’s bottom.

Key Specs

Dimensions
W2.2 x H15 inches
H 15.3 x W2.6 inches
Weight
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
1.4 lbs (0.6 kg)
Number of speeds
2
2
Pulse/Turbo option
No
Yes
Min speed
12,200 RPM
No
Max speed
13,700 RPM
Yes

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$62.87
$26.64

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
8.8
7.4

Hot Soup Purée

8.5
8.5
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Soup Hot Soup Purée
Draining the soup with a stainless steel mesh strainer to inspect solid chunks.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup produced by the Peach Street from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup produced by the Peach Street from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Peach Street immersion blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
Pureeing Time
30 seconds
30 seconds
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
Tightly

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

8.8
7.0
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Braun MultiQuick-5 Vario Hand Blender had completed the test in 59,99 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Braun MultiQuick-5 Vario Hand Blender had completed the test in 59,99 seconds.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Smoothie Test
After finishing blending, the green smoothie was spread evenly throughout a white paper on a gray table to check for solid chunks.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Peach Street Hand Blender had completed the test in 1:40 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Peach Street Hand Blender had completed the test in 1:40 seconds.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Peach Street immersion blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper on a gray table to check for solid chunks.
Blending Time
1 min
1 min 40 secs
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
Slightly

Mayonnaise

8.3
7.3
A little bit of mayonnaise was sticking on the blender whisk attachment when it was removed from the full batch emulsified in a 24-oz plastic beaker.
A little bit of mayonnaise was sticking on the blender whisk attachment when it was removed from the full batch emulsified in a 24-oz plastic beaker.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Mayonnaise Test
A batch mayonnaise made by the Peach Street immersion blender within 2 minutes and 09 seconds.
A batch mayonnaise made by the Peach Street immersion blender within 2 minutes and 09 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise made by the Peach Street immersion blender.
Emulsifying Time
1 mins 54 secs
2 mins 09 secs
Result
Smooth
Smooth
Suction
No
Slightly

Almond Milk

9.3
8.0
A white plate of almond pulp and a bowl of milk produced by the Peach Street stick blender within 1 minute and 04 seconds.
Grinding Time
45 secs
1 min 04 secs
Result
Fine
Fine
Suction
Tightly
Tightly

Whipped Egg-Whites

10
0.0
Putting the 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white upside down on the gray table.
Putting the 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white upside down on the gray table.
Braun MultiQuick-5 Whipped Egg-Whites Test
Looking down at stiff peak egg whites in the 24-oz plastic beaker from above.
Someone is tilting the plastic beaker at an angle of 45 degree which contains the failed beaten egg-white of the Peach Street hand blender after the total whipping time of 2 minutes.
Beating Time
1 mins 56 secs
Failed
Result
Stiff
Failed
Suction
No
Failed

Design

Overall Design Scoring
8.1
6.8

In the Box

The package, motor body, blending shaft, plastic beaker, user manual, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 Immersion Blender on a yellow table.
The Peach Street immersion blender lying on a table with its paper carton box and a user’s manual.

Dimensions

The Braun MQ505 standing on top of its blending shaft on a yellow table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 6.7 inches, and the total length of the unit as 15 inches.
The Peach Street Hand Blender stands on top of its blending shaft on a table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 8.1 inches, and the total length of the unit as 15.3 inches.
Height
15.0" (38.1 cm)
15.3" (38.9 cm)
Width
2.2" (5.6 cm)
2.6" (6.6 cm)
Weight
1.6 lbs (0.7 kg)
1.4 lbs (0.6 kg)
Shaft Length
6.7" (17.0 cm)
8.1" (20.6 cm)

Build Quality

8.0
7.0
The motor body, blending shaft, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lie flat on a yellow table. The motor body, blending shaft, and whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lie flat on a yellow table.
A close-up of the Peach Street immersion parts

Speed and Controls

The Two Speed Settings of The Braun MultiQuick-5 Immersion Blender
The Braun MultiQuick-5 Speed Settings (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
A close-up of the Peach Street controlling buttons.
Activation
Press
Press-button
Min Speed
12,200 RPM
N/A
Max Speed
13,700 RPM
N/A
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
65 dB
N/A
Digital Display
No
No
Pulse Mode
Yes
Yes

Blending Shaft

7.5
7.0
The blending assembly of the Braun MultiQuick-5 features 2 sharp prongs.
The Braun MultiQuick-5 Blending Wand (Cre: Nguyen Ntk/HealthyKitchen101)
A close-up of the Peach Street hand blender blades
A close-up of the Peach Street hand blender blades
A close-up of the Peach Street hand blender blending wand
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless steel
Blade Count
2
2
Removable
No
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
Yes

Beaker

10
0.0
The hand is holding a 20-oz plastic beaker with a green plant background.
Material
Plastic
N/A
Capacity
20.0 fl oz (591.5 ml)
NaN fl oz (NaN ml)
Measurements
Yes
N/A
Weight
3.2 oz (91 g)
NaN oz (NaN g)
Height
6.5" (16.5 cm)
NaN" (NaN cm)
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
N/A

Power Cord

10
10
The Braun MultiQuick-5 on a table with its power cord rolled up next to it.
A close-up of the Peach Street power cord
Cord Length
4.9 ft (1.5 m)
5.1 ft (1.6 m)
Type
2-prong plug
2-prong plug
Detachable
No
No

Extra Accessories

The whisk attachment of the Braun MultiQuick-5 lies flat on a yellow table.
Material
Stainless steel
N/A
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
N/A
Removable
Yes
N/A

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
8.7
6.3

Ease of Use

8.6
5.5

Handling

8.5
6.5
A close-up of the non-slip handle of the  Braun stick blender.
Someone is holding the Peach Street’s handle and pressing its button at the same time.

Blade Assembly

9.5
9.0

Cleanability

9.0
8.5

Behind the Comparison

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