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Soft-Serve Machine

If you decide to open a frozen yogurt store or add soft-serve ice cream to your restaurant menu, opting for a durable machine is critical. There are numerous soft-serve makers on the current market with many good features, and you will probably get confused about how to buy a soft serve ice cream machine. Before investing in expensive kitchen equipment, your goal is to consider a few primary things that might seem a little overwhelming. Please keep reading to discover them. Things to consider when buying a soft serve machine ·        Machine sizes If you want to buy soft serve ice cream machine, being aware of two main size categories is essential. Some soft serve devices come as floor models on caster wheels. Such machines feature from medium to high capacity and stand for two flavors or twist. For specialized cafes and shops, floor models of soft…

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Commercial Milkshake Machine

Whether you are an owner of a fast-food restaurant, a coffee shop, or fast-casual dining, you probably thought about serving milkshakes. These refreshing drinks are commonly associated with American cuisine. Both adults and kids love the classic recipes of milkshakes – with vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry flavors.  When deciding to get one, remember that your first task is to consider a commercial milkshake machine. Then the question arises, “what things to consider while purchasing such equipment”? Let’s find it out in the article. What is the best milkshake machine? The choice of the best milkshake maker machine for your business significantly depends on several factors, such as customer demand, size capacity, available milkshake flavors, a budget, etc. If your restaurant is fast-paced with a large customer volume, Model 6795-C is the best commercial milkshake machine. This device features automatic programs and multiple heads to save time while making shakes. If…

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Sanitizing Margarita Machine

The Importance of Cleaning Your Spaceman Frozen Beverage Machine Maintenance on your Spaceman frozen beverage machine is a straightforward but crucial process to follow. Many of the delicious frozen drinks that are served from your Spaceman frozen beverage machine have high amounts of sugar content – typically 12-20%. The sugar in your frozen drink mix will build up inside of your Spaceman frozen beverage machine if not properly cleaned on a regular basis. This sugar build up will cause excessive wear on your frozen beverage machine drastically reducing its serviceable lifespan and increasing service costs and downtime. To ensure that your Spaceman frozen beverage machine is always operating at its best your machine should be cleaned weekly at minimum. If you are using a dairy based product you should refer to your local health code guidelines for cleaning intervals. You can find step-by-step instructions on cleaning your Spaceman frozen beverage…

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Valentines frozen treat recipes

Valentine’s Day Frozen Treat ideas Valentine’s Day Frozen Treat Ideas: Pink Frose, Milkshake, and Cotton Candy Soft Serve Ice Cream Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Spaceman frozen treat machine!  The recipes below are sure to please and tantalize the senses.  Frosé is a wine based slushie, or frozen cocktail, made using Rosé Wine.  It has gained popularity in bars and restaurants because it’s a great tasting, fun drink – it’s pink, frozen, beautiful, and boozy!  Our Red Velvet Milkshake recipe uses Oatly vanilla soft serve ice cream base, which is a great non-dairy alternative, and trust us, it’s tasty, smooth, and creamy!  Finally, we had to include Pink Cotton Candy soft serve ice cream for our valentines suggestion – this ice cream is velvety smooth, sweet, rich, and visually stunning.  Here is your guide to serving up sweet frozen treats with love… Everlasting Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Ingredients: 1 bottle (64…

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Straus Family Creamery

Straus vanilla and chocolate soft serve ice cream Straus Vanilla and chocolate ice cream testing using spaceman gravity fed and pressurized soft serve machines. Straus Family Creamery For over 25 years, Straus Family Creamery has been synonymous with premium organic dairy, and a commitment to sustainable practices. Straus soft serve mix is a premix liquid which is made exclusively for use in soft serve machines. The creamy texture and pure dairy taste are sure to delight ice cream fans nationwide!  Straus uses simple, all organic, ingredients including milk, cream, sugar, and egg yolks.  Finally, they add a plant-based stabilizer and combine it with either vanilla or dutch chocolate— creating a rich, creamy texture with 8% butterfat.  You can find their product in many premium quick service restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops on the west coast. Each month, Spaceman gets various samples of soft serve mix.  We do this so that we have…

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Soft Serve and Frozen Beverage Machine Winterization Guide Soft Serve and Frozen Beverage Machine Winterization and Extended Storage Guide Often, customers will elect to winterize their soft serve or frozen beverage machine, especially in areas that are heavily seasonal and the machines are only utilized in the summer or warm months.  This article explains the proper steps to take to winterize your Spaceman Soft Serve or Frozen Beverage machine with the best success for use in future years. Extended Storage / Winterization Steps Follow the operator instructions to fully disassemble, clean, and rinse all of the parts of your Spaceman machine.  Use a mild detergent and rinse the parts in clean water.   Ensure all parts are clean of all lubrication and allow to dry completely. Warning:  Do NOT allow sanitizer or any cleaning solution to sit in the machine hopper, cylinder, or on any machine parts for extended periods of…

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With Spring around the corner, boozy milkshakes are making their comeback! With Spring and Summer around the corner, boozy milkshakes are making their comeback! Here is your guide to serving this sweet treat… Boozy Banana Cream Pie Milkshake Yield: 8 ounces Ingredients: 2 bananas, diced 8oz fresh vanilla soft serve 2oz graham crackers, broken into pieces 2oz whipped cream flavored vodka 1 tablespoon light cream 2oz whipped cream Graham cracker crumbs for garnish Instructions: Place the bananas, soft serve ice cream, vodka and light cream in a spindle mixer. Blend until smooth. Add graham crackers and whipped cream and pulse a few times to combine. Add additional vodka for taste (or extra booziness). Pour into mason jars or milkshake glasses and garnish with additional whipped cream and graham cracker crumbs. Boozy S’mores Shake Yield: 8 ounces Ingredients: 2 bananas, diced 8oz fresh vanilla soft serve 2oz graham crackers, broken into…

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