Cuisinart just raised the bar on mixing! This Cuisinart 5.5 Quart Stand Mixer has the capacity, power, and precision engineering to handle any job a recipe calls for. With three accessories, you can mix, whip and knead dough. With 12 speeds, you'll always do it just right. And with the auto shutoff Countdown Timer you'll always do it for just the right amount of time. Results will be perfect. Cuisinart offers optional attachments that can be purchased separately. Each connects to one of three power outlets on the stand mixer to let you blend, process food, squeeze juice from your favorite citrus fruits, make perfect homemade pasta, or grind your own meats.