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Universal Batter Mixer

Display: Bakers' Secrets
Culinary Technique: mixing

Date: c 1905

Manufacturer: Landers, Frary and Clark Company

Location: New Britain, Connecticut

Dimensions: 15" h x 9.5" w x 9" d

Watch collection donor Mel Mickevic demonstrate this object with
Dean Christopher Koetke, School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College,
and Victoria Matranga, exhibition curator.

Attaching this cake mixer to a work surface helped the cook grip the device and get a stronger action on the crank. Two wire frame paddles turned in opposite directions to mix the batter. The mixer could also be used for mashing potatoes.