Magimix Le Glacier 1.5l Review


  • Tasty ice cream
  • Doubles as wine cooler


  • Should pre-freeze bowl
  • Bowl tall, exhausting to slot in freezer
  • Ice cream tender

Key Specs

  • Review Value: £59.99
  • 0.85 litre capability (combine)
  • Makes 1.5 litres ice cream
  • Dimensions 260x190x190mm
  • Bowl 180x190x190mm
  • Out there in white or chrome

What’s the Magimix Le Glacier?

The Magimix Le Glacier is a compact ice cream maker. The kind the place it’s important to pre-freeze the bowl (learn: your entire physique of the machine) in a single day. We examined the one which makes 1.5 litres of ice cream, however a smaller 1.1 litre model is obtainable for £10 much less.

The Magimix’s physique is tall, so it’s exhausting to slot in a cramped freezer drawer. And its ice cream is runny – you want to freeze it afterwards to get it agency sufficient to serve. It’s not a nasty machine, however there are higher.

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Magimix Le Glacier – Design and Options

The Magimix is an unexceptional-looking ice cream maker within the white end we examined. It’s additionally obtainable in a moderately bling shiny chrome end.

It’s tall, which suggests it may be exhausting becoming the bowl within the freezer – a ache as a result of for those who freeze the bowl on its aspect it cools the ice cream combine erratically.

On the plus aspect, the peak means it doubles effectively as a wine cooler or ice bucket. This can be a intelligent concept we hadn’t considered earlier than and a great incentive to maintain the bowl within the freezer (you probably have sufficient area) so it’s all the time on standby for wine chilling, ice bucketing and ice cream making duties.

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The directions say that it takes 20-Half-hour’ churning to make a batch of ice cream and which you can return the bowl to the freezer for 5-7 hours and it’s able to go once more.

The directions additionally comprise greater than 30 recipes for ice lotions, sorbets, even sauces. These embrace all the pieces from foodie recipes to ones which are tremendous easy for teenagers.

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Magimix Le Glacier – What’s it like to make use of?

Organising the Magimix was wonderful, aside from the enterprise of shoehorning its bowl out and in of a cramped under-counter freezer.

The see-through entrance half of the lid has a big gap that makes it straightforward to pour in your ice cream combine and even add sweets, nuts and different components.

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The machine isn’t too noisy. However its outcomes have been runny – after Half-hour it was clear that the combo wasn’t getting any thicker, so we stopped the machine.

The outcomes have been too runny to function a dessert – a lot of the combo might be poured out of the bowl moderately than scooped.

After freezing it in a single day, the ice cream was darkish and dense, with a barely granular texture, nevertheless it was very tasty.

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Ought to I purchase the Magimix Le Glacier?

In all probability not. It’s okay, nevertheless it’s dear. For not far more than half the cash you should purchase the Swan Come Dine With Me Ice Cream & Gelato Maker which is way, a lot better. Or for wholesome frozen desserts take a look at the Choose Fro Fru.

Alternatively, if you’d like one of the best ice cream, think about the Cuisinart Gelato & Ice Cream Skilled or Sage Good Scoop that don’t require pre-freezing.


The Magimix doubles as a wine cooler, however store round for a greater machine and you should purchase a bottle of bubbly with the financial savings.

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