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KitchenAid Cordless vs Elite Gourmet Immersion Blender Side-by-Side Comparison

KitchenAid Cordless vs Elite Gourmet Immersion Blender: From battery life to blending power, see how these blenders stack up against each other.

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KitchenAid Cordless

Elite Gourmet Immersion Blender

KitchenAid Cordless vs Elite Gourmet Immersion Blender

Overall Verdict

Ranking by
OverallScore Performance50% Design20% Usability30% ScoreOverall 50%Performance 20%Design 30%UsabilityKitchenAid CordlessElite Gourmet Immer...8.07.98.47.86.16.35.26.4
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Pros & Cons

  • It can quick-charge in only 20 minutes
  • A beaker is included for greater convenience 
  • Ergonomically-designed handle provides secure grip
  • Simple battery charging 
  • The included pan guard will prevent damage to non-stick cookware.
  • Budget-friendly price
  • Simple, straightforward design 
  • Emulsifying capability
  • Its performance is often inconsistent
  • Not as efficient as other similar blenders
  • Subpar build quality
  • Insufficient motor power 
  • Inadequate splatter control 
  • Limited grip comfort

Key Specs

Dimensions
H17 x W2.6 inches
H 13.4 x W 2.9 inches
Weight
2.0 lbs (0.9 kg)
0.9 lbs (0.4 kg)
Number of speeds
Variable
1
Pulse/Turbo option
No
No
Min speed
9,240 RPM
No
Max speed
11,650 RPM
No

Where to Buy

Price at publication
$89.66
$12.00

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Analysis and Test Results

Performance

Overall Performance Scoring
7.9
6.3

Hot Soup Purée

8.5
8.0
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup prepared by the KitchenAid battery-powered immersion blender from the full batch in the plastic beaker.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup prepared by the KitchenAid battery-powered immersion blender from the full batch in the plastic beaker.
A batch of soup pureéd by the KitchenAid cordless various speed hand blender is checked for smoothness by being drained through a stainless steel mesh strainer.
KitchenAid KHBBV53 Hot Soup
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup produced by the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
Scooping a spoon of pureéd soup produced by the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X from the plastic beaker to check its smoothness.
A batch of soup pureéd by the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X 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
Slightly
Slightly

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

9.0
3.5
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a spoon is standing between a timer displaying the total blending time (1 minute) and the KitcheAid’s motor body.
A plastic beaker containing a batch of green smoothie whose parts are scooped with a spoon is standing between a timer displaying the total blending time (1 minute) and the KitcheAid’s motor body.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
The KitchenAid Cordless KHBBV53 Smoothie
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X Hand Blender had completed the test in 2:30 seconds.
Scooping a spoon of smoothie from the plastic beaker to check its texture after the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X Hand Blender had completed the test in 2:30 seconds.
After finishing blending, the green smoothie made by the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X immersion blender was spread evenly throughout a white paper to check for solid chunks.
Blending Time
1 min
2 mins 30 secs
Result
Smooth
Leafy
Suction
Yes
Slightly

Mayonnaise

6.5
9.0
The KitchenAid KHBBV53 Mayonnaise
Scooping a spoon of mayonnaise emulsified by the KitchenAid immersion blender from a white bowl to check its creaminess.
A hand pours a creamy mixture from a cup beside the Elite Gourmet immersion blender; a digital timer reads 01:40, set against a backdrop of kitchen appliances.
A hand pours a creamy mixture from a cup beside the Elite Gourmet immersion blender; a digital timer reads 01:40, set against a backdrop of kitchen appliances.
Mayonnaise made by the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X immersion blender.
Emulsifying Time
1 mins 54 secs
1 min 40 secs
Result
Quite thin
Smooth
Suction
No
Slightly

Almond Milk

8.3
7.5
A white plate of almond pulp and a bowl of milk produced by the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425Xstick blender within 1 minute and 20 seconds.
Grinding Time
50 secs
1 min 20 secs
Result
Coarse
Fine
Suction
No
Tightly

Whipped Egg-Whites

0.0
0.0
Putting the 24-oz plastic beaker containing testing beaten egg-white upside down on the table.
A digital timer shows 2:00 on a kitchen counter, with a beaker containing unsuccessfully beaten egg whites next to the Elite Gourmet immersion blender.
Beating Time
N/A
Failed
Result
N/A
Failed
Suction
N/A
Failed

Design

Overall Design Scoring
8.4
5.2

In the Box

The paper carton box, immersion blending wand, motor body, plastic beaker with lid, pan guard, charger, and owner’s manual of the KitchenAid battery blender being side by side.
The Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X immersion blender lying on a table with its paper carton box and a user’s manual.

Dimensions

The KitchenAid cordless hand blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a gray table, with the length of the blending shaft being noted to the side as 8 inches, and the total length of the unit as 17 inches.
The Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X hand-held blender standing on top of its blending shaft on a table, with the length of the shaft being noted to the side as 6.8 inches, and the total length of the unit as 13.4 inches.
Height
17.0" (43.2 cm)
13.4" (34.0 cm)
Width
2.6" (6.6 cm)
2.4" (6.1 cm)
Weight
2.0 lbs (0.9 kg)
0.9 oz (26 g)
Shaft Length
8.0" (20.3 cm)
6.8" (17.3 cm)

Build Quality

8.5
5.0
The blending wand and motor body of the KitchenAid cordless immersion blender lying flat on a gray table.
The blending wand and motor body of the KitchenAid cordless immersion blender lying flat on a gray table.
A black spot in the blade housing of the KitchenAid cordless stick blender being scaled up for clearer viewing.
A close-up of the blending shaft and motor body of the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X
A close-up of the blending shaft and motor body of the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X
A close-up of the interior of the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X’s motor body.

Speed and Controls

A close-up of the palm switch on the top back of the KitchenAid’s motor body.
A close-up of the palm switch on the top back of the KitchenAid’s motor body.
A close-up of the speed controller on the front of the KitchenAid’s motor body.
A close-up of the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X Single-Button
Activation
Press
Press-button
Min Speed
9,240 RPM
N/A
Max Speed
11,650 RPM
N/A
Presets
No
No
Noise Level
70 dB
N/A
Digital Display
Yes
No
Pulse Mode
No
No

Blending Shaft

7.8
5.5
A close-up of the KitchenAid’s blending assembly sporting 2 sharp prongs with a pan guard attached.
A Close-Up of the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X Blade Assembly
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Type
Sharp Blade
Sharp Blade
Guard Material
Stainless steel (With plastic pan guard)
Plastic
Blade Count
2
2
Removable
No
Yes
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
No

Beaker

10
0.0
An included 700 ml plastic beaker of the KitchenAid cordless immersion blender standing on a gray table.
Material
Plastic
N/A
Capacity
24.0 fl oz (709.8 ml)
NaN fl oz (NaN ml)
Measurements
Yes
N/A
Weight
3.7 oz (105 g)
NaN oz (NaN g)
Height
6.5" (16.5 cm)
NaN" (NaN cm)
Dishwasher Safe
Yes
N/A

Extra Accessories

Material
N/A
N/A
Dishwasher Safe
N/A
N/A
Removable
N/A
N/A

Usability

Overall Usability Scoring
7.8
6.4

Ease of Use

7.9
5.3

Handling

7.5
8.5
Someone holding the KitchenAid KHBBV53 Handle and pressing the speed controller at the same time.
Someone is handling the Elite Gourmet EHB-2425X Immersion Blender

Blade Assembly

7.5
7.0

Cleanability

8.0
8.0

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