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our rigorous lab tests and excel in all key areas.
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Quality of ice cream
How good ice cream tastes, texture, appearance and smell. Ice cream with a five-star rating has a consistent, firm, velvety, smooth quality. Ice cream with a three-star rating is less appetising for reasons including it being lighter, softer, crunchier and less evenly mixed.
How easy it is to assemble and take apart the maker including the bowls, paddles and lid
How easy the ice cream maker is to operate
Unloading ice cream
How easy it is to remove the churned ice cream from the bowl, taking into account scraping it off the sides and from the paddle
Disassembling ice cream maker
How easy it is to take the ice cream maker apart again for cleaning
Ease of use
How easy, taking everything into account, the ice cream make is to use overall
Ease of cleaning
How easy it is to clean the exterior surface and components of the ice cream maker including looking for dirt traps
Makers with a lower star rating made a loud or irritating noise during operation
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