BLX50 series
Use your blender for soups, drinks, pâtés, mayonnaise,
breadcrumbs, biscuit crumbs, chopping nuts and
crushing ice.
before using your Kenwood appliance
Read these instructions carefully and retain for future
Remove all packaging and any labels.
Wash the parts: see ‘care and cleaning’.
Switch off and unplug:
● before fitting or removing parts;
● when not in use;
● before cleaning.
Always unplug the appliance before putting your hands
or utensils in the goblet.
Always take care when handling the blade assembly
and avoid touching the cutting edge of the blades
when cleaning.
Only operate the blender with the lid in place.
Only use the goblet with the blade assembly supplied.
Never let the power unit, cord or plug get wet.
Never use a damaged appliance. Get it checked or
repaired: see ‘service and customer care’.
Never use an unauthorised attachment.
Liquids should be allowed to cool to room temperature
before blending.
Never leave the appliance unattended when it is
When removing the blender from the power unit:
● wait until the blades have completely stopped;
● don’t accidentally unscrew the goblet from the blade
Never run the blender empty.
Never blend more than the maximum capacity stated in
the recommended function selector chart.
To ensure long life of your blender, do not run it for
longer than 60 seconds.
Smoothie recipes - never blend frozen ingredients that
have formed a solid mass during freezing, break it up
before adding to the goblet.
Don’t use the blender as a storage container. Keep it
empty before and after use.
Always use the blender on a secure, dry level surface.
Never place this appliance on or near a hot gas or
electric burner or where it could touch a heated
Misuse of your blender can result in injury.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
Only use the appliance for its intended domestic use.
Kenwood will not accept any liability if the appliance is
subject to improper use, or failure to comply with these
before plugging in
Make sure your electricity supply is the same as the
one shown on the underside of the appliance.
Important - UK only
The wires in the cord are coloured as follows:
Blue = Neutral
Brown = Live.
The appliance must be protected by a 13A approved
(BS1362) fuse.
For non-rewireable plugs the fuse cover MUST be
refitted when replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover is lost
then the plug must not be used until a replacement can
be obtained. The correct fuse cover is identified by
colour and a replacement may be obtained from your
Kenwood Authorised Repairer (see Service).
If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it must be
DESTROYED IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock hazard
may arise if an unwanted non-rewireable plug is
inadvertently inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
This appliance conforms to EC directive 2004/108/EC
on Electromagnetic Compatibility and EC regulation no.
1935/2004 of 27/10/2004 on materials intended for
contact with food.
Put your ingredients into the goblet.
Clip the lid seal onto the underside of the lid.
Fit the filler cap to the lid.
Fit the lid by pushing down until secure.
Place the blender onto the power unit.
● The appliance won’t work if the blender is
incorrectly fitted.
9 Select a speed (refer to the function selector chart).
filler cap
lid seal
sealing ring
blade unit
power unit
function selector
pulse button
on/off button
cord storage
to use your blender
1 Fit the sealing ring into the blade unit - ensuring
the seal is located correctly.
● Leaking will occur if the seal is damaged or
incorrectly fitted.
2 Clip the blade unit into the base .
3 Screw the goblet onto the blade assembly in a
clockwise direction - ensuring that the blade assembly
is fully tightened.
To blend dry ingredients - cut into pieces, remove the
filler cap, then with the machine running, drop the
pieces down one by one. Keep your hand over the
opening. For best results empty regularly.
The processing of spices is not recommended as they
may damage the plastic parts.
When making mayonnaise, put all the ingredients,
except the oil, into the blender. Remove the filler cap.
Then, with the appliance running, add the oil slowly
through the hole in the lid.
Thick mixtures, e.g. pâtés and dips, may need scraping
down. If the mixture is difficult to process, add more
function selector chart
max qty
Drinks and thick mixes ie pâtés
1.6 litres
Frothing milk
800 mls
Smoothie drinks
Place the fresh fruit and liquid ingredients in first (includes yoghurt,
milk and fruit juices).
Then add ice or frozen ingredients (includes frozen fruit, ice
or ice cream)
1 litre liquid
All types of soup mixes
Liquids should be allowed to cool to room temperature
before blending.
1.6 litres
Dips, fruit and vegetable purées (add liquid if difficult to process).
Chopping e.g. nuts, breadcrumbs and biscuit crumbs etc.
3 eggs
450 mls oil
Ice Crushing
Automatic pulsing action
12 cubes
care and cleaning
service and customer care
Always switch off, unplug and dismantle before
Empty the goblet before unscrewing it from the blade
The goblet can be washed in your dishwasher.
If you need help with:
● using your appliance or
● servicing, spare parts or repairs (in or out of guarantee)
call Kenwood customer care on 023 9239 2333. Have
your model number (ie BLX50) and date code
(4 digit code ie 6T41) ready. They are on the
underside of the power unit.
● spares and attachments
call 0870 2413653.
● other countries
Contact the shop where you bought your appliance.
power unit
Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
Don’t immerse the power unit in water.
Wrap excess cord around the bottom of the power unit
blade assembly
1 Unscrew the base from the goblet in an anticlockwise
2 Remove the blade unit from out of the base by pushing
up from underneath.
● Care should be taken when removing the
blade unit from the base.
3 Remove and wash the sealing ring.
4 Don’t touch the sharp blades – brush them clean using
hot soapy water, then rinse thoroughly under the tap.
Don’t immerse the blade unit in water.
5 Leave to dry upside down.
If the cord is damaged it must, for safety reasons, be
replaced by KENWOOD or an authorised KENWOOD
Remove the lid by pushing the tab up .
Unclip the seal before cleaning the lid .
Wash both parts by hand, then dry.
Designed and engineered by Kenwood in the UK.
Made in China.
At the end of its working life, the product must not be
disposed of as urban waste.
It must be taken to a special local authority differentiated
waste collection centre or to a dealer providing this service.
Disposing of a household appliance separately avoids
possible negative consequences for the environment and
health deriving from inappropriate disposal and enables
the constituent materials to be recovered to obtain
significant savings in energy and resources. As a reminder
of the need to dispose of household appliances
separately, the product is marked with a crossed-out
wheeled dustbin.
other parts
Wash by hand, then dry.
carrot and coriander soup
guarantee (uk only)
If your blender goes wrong within one year from the
date you bought it, we will repair it (or replace it if
necessary) free of charge provided:
you have not misused, neglected or damaged it;
it has not been modified (unless by Kenwood);
it is not second-hand;
it has not been used commercially;
you have not fitted a plug incorrectly; and
you supply your receipt to show when you
bought it.
25g butter
50g onion chopped
1 clove garlic crushed
700g carrot cut into 11⁄2 cm cubes
cold chicken stock
10-15ml (2-3tsp) ground coriander
salt and pepper
1 Melt the butter in a pan, add the onion and garlic and
fry until soft.
2 Place the carrot into the liquidiser, add the onion and
garlic. Add sufficient stock to reach the 1.6 L level
marked on the goblet. Fit the lid and filler cap.
3 Blend on maximum speed for 5 seconds for a coarse
soup or longer for a finer result.
4 Transfer the mixture to a saucepan, add the coriander
and seasoning and simmer the soup for 30 to 35
minutes or until cooked.
5 Adjust the seasoning as necessary and add extra liquid
if required.
This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.
Head Office Address:
Kenwood Limited, New Lane, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2NH, UK
Designed and engineered by Kenwood in the UK
Made in China