Product Comparison: Cuisinart CIM-60PC vs Cuisinart ICE-30BC


General Specifications
Brand
Cuisinart
Cuisinart
Model
CIM-60PC
ICE-30BC
Origin
China
China
About the Product
What's better than one quart of luscious homemade ice cream, sorbet, or frozen yogurt? Two quarts! The fully automatic Cuisinart® Pure Indulgence™ makes 2 quarts of your favorite frozen desserts or drinks in as little as 25 minutes. It's easy - an integrated motor, double-insulated freezer bowl and automatic mixing paddle do all the work. Results are consistently smooth, cleanup is easy, and the brushed metal styling is simply sensational.
Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt-Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker. The most trusted name in the kitchen. Enjoy homemade frozen yogurt, sorbet and ice cream. Just add ingredients and turn on for effortless operation. Frozen treats are mixed and ready in under 25 minutes. Large 2-qt. capacity, makes enough for the whole family in one batch. Creates delicious frozen desserts.
Key Specs
Bowl Capacity
2 qt
2 qt
Freezing Time
25 minutes
25 minutes

Cuisinart CIM-60PC

Cuisinart ICE-30BC

Cuisinart CIM-60PC

Cuisinart ICE-30BC

What customers say about "Key Specs"
Cuisinart CIM-60PC Pure Indulgence Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Ice Cream Maker
  • I love the two quart capacity.The chopped nuts and marshmallows blended in without a hitch. Great machine!
  • It makes a lot of ice cream. I'd say at least for 4 people, maybe even more.
  • We can have homemade sorbet in 30 minutes...anytime we want.
  • Makes 2 quarts of good quality ice cream (sorbet, etc.) without all the preservatives in store bought ice cream. Just be sure to use the best ingredients to get the best results.
  • If you want to make less than a full bowl the machine doesn't handle it all too well.
  • Although the ice cream process is fairly quick (25 minutes) all the preparation is quite time consuming. Bowl needs to be frozen for at least 12 hours before you start making. You need to prepare the ingredients and mix them well before they go into the machine.
Cuisinart ICE-30BC Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker
  • Using the 1 1/2 quart model I was always scaling down recipes or hovering over the ice cream as it churned with a spoon, stealing spoonfuls ice cream as it threatened to overflow the ice cream maker because I overfilled it (not that I really minded that). I like the 2 quart size for those reasons
  • This is a wonderful device! We use it all the time and it works extremely well. It makes decently large sized batches (a full 2 quarts), and produces are nice consistency
  • I bought this over the cheaper Cuisinart ice cream maker because I wanted the larger size (2qt vs 1.5qt). My biggest hesitation was so many reviews complained about the noise level. It runs for 25-30 minutes so I'm not sure that it's really an issue.
  • Perfect size and batch. My grand dghtrs and I are making great memories and dee-licious ice cream. I had no idea that it was possible to create such awesome, creamy delicious-ness at home. Everyone says its better than store bgt I only know its fabulous.
  • Even though this machine is rated as a 2 Qt. ice-cream maker, if you use the B&J recipes don't try to double the batch size of the recipe. B&J's recipe say they are for one quart but it completely filled the two Qt.bowl.
  • This makes decent ice cream fairly fast. It is extremely loud while it is running. Our previous Cuisinart Ice cream maker was almost silent.
  • Like it, but don't love it. Almost more hassle with clean up then making ice cream without maker. Most recipes give serving size and not 1qt , 1.5qt etc... so makes it difficult to calculate 2qt servings.
Size & Weight
Material
Stainless steel
Stainless steel
Color
Silver
Silver
Height
11.25 in.
11.25 in.
Width
8 in.
8 in.
Depth
8.25 in.
8.25 in.
Weight
13.5 lbs.
13.5 lbs.

Cuisinart CIM-60PC

Cuisinart ICE-30BC

Cuisinart CIM-60PC

Cuisinart ICE-30BC

Cuisinart CIM-60PC

Cuisinart ICE-30BC

Cuisinart CIM-60PC

Cuisinart ICE-30BC

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Cuisinart CIM-60PC Pure Indulgence Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Ice Cream Maker
  • It is light weight and easy to move around. Easy to use and easy to clean.
  • This size was perfect. Also, the quality is very good. There are a few plastic pieces, but this is a good quality unit.
  • It is the perfect size and takes very little time to make great ice cream.
  • It is a little bulky so if you are limited on space that might be a consideration.
  • It's a little bulky and could present a storage problem in a small house or apartment.
Cuisinart ICE-30BC Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker
  • Very nice finish, and does not take up much counter space. This size was perfect. Also, the quality is very good. There are a few plastic pieces, but this is a good quality unit. It is not industrial, but not cheap.
  • Perfect, easy to use and clean after use! We are an older couple and the size is just what we need to fit our desires for ice cream any time we have a craving.
  • The unit is built well and not so large that it cannot be stored in our cupboard without taking up too much room
  • Perfect size for a family treat. This is a great item for any family that is looking to occasionally make ice cream for a family treat. One batch makes roughly 8 servings. leftover can be placed in the freezer for a treat for another day.
  • Great value for the price. You need this larger size. The smaller 1.5 quart is too small for 1 quart recipes if you add anything like nuts or fruit. This one is the perfect size. I find myself using it way more often than I expected.
  • When taking ice cream out it freezes to container so fast and when scrape off need plastic or it will scratch material of maker;
  • The base is very big for the amount of icecream that is created. I wish the icecream could be stored in the vessel it's made in though, instead of requiring a separate freezer-safe and size-appropriate container.
Features
Functions
Ice cream, Frozen yogurt, Frozen drinks, Gelato, Sorbet
Ice cream, Frozen yogurt, Sorbet, Gelato, Frozen drinks
Operation Principle
Fully automatic
Fully automatic
Extras
Double insulated freezer bowl, Brushed metal housing with embossed logo, Large ingredient spout for adding mix-ins, BPA Free
Double insulated freezer bowl, Brushed metal housing with embossed logo, Large ingredient spout for adding mix-ins, BPA Free
Freeze Method
Freezer bowl
Freezer bowl
What customers say about "Features"
Cuisinart CIM-60PC Pure Indulgence Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet and Ice Cream Maker
  • Cord snugs into a slot in the bottom, squared sides and low height make it an easy store on the counter.
  • Design allows for easy adding of "extras" like oreos and peanut butter cups, etc.
  • Small recipe book with delicous and simple recipes is included with the unit.
  • Very simple to use and to keep clean, makes great ice-cream, and can handle nuts and biscuits chunks being thrown in without trouble.
  • Noisy. It was really, unexpectedly loud.
  • The inside of the bowl is coated with something (paint, teflon, ?) so do not use anything hard (like a metal ice cream scooper) to try and dislodge the frozen product off the sides or bottom.
Cuisinart ICE-30BC Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet & Ice Cream Maker
  • If you share your frozen dessert as we do, buy some containers like White Pint Frozen Dessert Containers 25 Pack (8 oz) or better yet the single serve size of 4 oz. People don't feel guilty eating an entire 4 oz custard. I just recommend sharing your dessert or your tummy will expand!
  • This ice cream machine is amazing! Expecially when your looking for vegan ice cream. Not to many flavors to choose from. Now I can make my own dairy free ice cream and frozen yogurt without spending too much money. I do recommend this!
  • I would recommend purchasing the recipe book with it though as we ran out of ideas right off the bat. With our rural location it is nice to be able to make ice cream without having to drive a 50 mile round trip.
  • The freezer bowl is awesome. Works great without having to add ice or rock salt like other ice cream makers. Very pleased with the purchase and look forward to trying new recipes in the future.
  • Base on the functionality for this product, it works really well. It makes more than enough ice cream for two people.
  • Only other thing is I wish it has more details in the receipt book. So far our ice cream comes out perfect, but every time we put it in the freezer it gets really hard.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
3
3
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
89.95 $
89.95 $

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