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Whisk is stuck..can't be removed. what can i do? mixer is kitchen aid c 4. thanks for any suggestions!!

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We had this same issue with our KitchenAid Mixer. Whether it is the whisk attachment or the paddle, the problem is that stuff (most likely sugar based) got into the attachment connection area and dried. It seems like a little sugar couldn't possibly glue the attachments to the stand mixer, but it does.

The solution is to turn the mixer on it's side and pour a kettle or two of boiling water on the section that joins the mixer to the attachments. Pour slowly to allow boiling water to penetrate grooves. Wiggle a little, pour more water, repeat... that should allow you to get it off.

In the future make sure to soak the attachments in boiling water every once and a while to allow all the gook to loose. And let it fully dry before reattaching to mixer.

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