• Reviews around fruit (2.01 of 5)

    Hamilton Beach Power Elite Blender with 12 Functions for Puree, Ice Crush, Shakes and Smoothies and 40 Oz BPA Free Glass Jar, Black and Stainless Steel (58148A)

    • Frozen fruits, fresh fruits, this blender doesn’t care
    • Doesn't blend ice or frozen fruit very well for smoothies
    • But as soon as I use ice or frozen fruit or anything else with a little bit of substance, like peanut butter, it doesn't work
    • blends frozen fruit like a charm!
    • Just frozen fruit, yogurt, and milk (it’s for my 2 year old daughter).
    • Great blender but when used to blend ice or frozen fruit not powerful enough.
    • so I can mix in fresh and frozen fruit
    • Doest crash ice and frozen fruits
    • It is not a powerful blender but fine with smoothies with soft fruits and veggies if you'll cut to tiny pieces.
    • After about the second use I started to notice the blades dulled even more and would take 10 mins to make a simple basic smoothie (it could not grind the fruit down)
    • Wanted to use it to make smoothies... won’t grind up frozen fruit.
    • I’ve put in ice cubes, chunks of frozen spinach, and frozen fruit all at the same time and as long as you put in enough liquid (water, juice, milk
    • I realize its not a pricey unit, but it was advertised to crush ice and frozen fruit.
    • and it smells like burnt plastic everytime I use it it barely blends on any of the settings all I use it for is to make smoothies I don’t even use ice just frozen fruit soft fruit and
    • Usless unless you just want to blend fresh (unfrozen) fruit and milk or yogurt, forget about anything frozen.
    • Isn’t good for drinks with a lot of ice or frozen fruit.
    • Don’t crush ice or frozen fruits...
    • Can crush frozen fruit very easily, amazing product for the price!
    • It crushes ice and frozen fruit
    • Works great for food recipes (like sauces) and smoothies (even with added ice and frozen fruit)
    • I've tried mixing the ratios of liquid to frozen fruit, but without fail there are always some things left unblended with this blender (no matter what setting I use)
    • I even mix hard frozen fruits and ice cubes
    • Blends fruits extremely well, With the peel on
    • I tried to puree soft fruits and vegetables without
    • Doesn’t blend milk, frozen fruit, and protein powder which is all I needed it for
    • Wouldn't recommend to buy for a smoothie maker unless used mainly for fresh fruit.
    • and it smells like burnt plastic everytime I use it it barely blends on any of the settings all I use it for is to make smoothies I don’t even use ice just frozen fruit soft fruit and
    • I gave three tries and it leaked every single time I used it, regardless if I were making fruit smoothie or protein shakes
    • still have very small chunks of ice or frozen fruit still in my drink, but thats not a big deal, overall though its easy to assemble and dissemble.
    • You’d be better off crushing ice and fruit in a plastic bag with a hammer instead of This junk.
    • Does not blend frozen fruit well.
    • blends frozen fruit like a charm!
    • Doesn't blend ice or frozen fruit very well for smoothies
    • Frozen fruits, fresh fruits, this blender doesn’t care
    • No chunks of ice or frozen fruit in my drink.
    • So use only fresh or thawed fruit
    • I made this delicious fruit blend and it taste great
    • So disappointed did not crush ice or even fruit never got to use it because it didn’t work and the blade was extremely dull could slide my finger right over it.
    • Good for healthy drinks blend fruits great
    • Smells like its burning up and motor hot bought to make smoothies from frozen fruit, I used almost totally unthawed fruit
    • Works really well with liquid but ice or frozen fruit not so much
    • Great blender but when used to blend ice or frozen fruit not powerful enough.
    • Blends my smoothy fruits very well.
    • I was so angry and disgusted with this item which bearing in mind was a replacement which had the same problem as a previous one I
    • n’t be too bad and longevity will hopefully compensate