The Best Blenders For Frozen Fruit Smoothies and Ice

(Last Updated On: April 29, 2017)

When it comes to picking a great frozen fruit blender there are a number of things you should consider. Some of them are:

    1. What would you like to blend
    2. Whether you want it plastic or glass
    3. Cleaning style of the blender
    4. The type of design you prefer
    5. The features you prefer





1. Ninja Professional Blender & Nutri Ninja Cups

This is the most recommended blender by most consumers when it comes to crushing ice and frozen fruit. It is powered by 1100 watts and has XL capacity to create creamy, frozen drinks and smoothies. It is BPA free and dishwasher safe. It comes with two single serve cups while the pitcher is made of plastic.


Pros (Biggest customer compliments)

i) Crushes frozen items very well

ii) Easy to clean

iii) Very powerful

Cons (Biggest Customer complaints)

i) Some customers had various issues with the lid

ii) Cracking mostly at the bottom after usage for a few months.

 

2. Nutri Ninja Pro BL450

This is powered with a 900 Watts motor base. The Ninja Pro Extractor Blades can crush through ice, seeds, skins and stems. When it comes to frozen blending it can crush through ice and frozen fruits for cold, healthy drinks and smoothies. It comes with an 18 oz and 24 oz cups, sip and seal lids.


Pros (Biggest customer compliments)

i) Can crush frozen fruit pieces and ice chips with no problem.

ii) Easy to clean

Cons (Biggest customer complaints)

i) Various customers complained that the blender stopped working after a few months of usage.

ii) You have to hold it down as it does the job.

iii) A number complained about its loud noise

 

3. Vitamix Professional Series

This is another great option for those who make hot soups, homemade ice cream, whole food juices, nut butters etc. It has responsive controls which will let you adjust the texture of every blend. Once you are done, the machine actually self-cleans in 60 seconds.


Pros (Biggest customer compliments)

i) Quiet and easy to clean

ii) 7-year warranty

Cons (Biggest customer complaints)

i) Doesn’t live up to expectations for some customers.

ii) Too expensive for some.

 

4. Oster Speed Beehive Blender

This blender has a 2-speed toggle with 600 watts of ice crushing power which can cover items like frozen drinks, sauces to smoothies and soup to nuts. The two pieces that connect are metal so that you get a more durable and long-lasting blender that will function well.


Pros (Customers biggest compliments)

i) Makes smoothies really well and it’s easy to clean

Cons (Customers biggest complaints)

i) It’s way louder than expected.

ii) A few customers had issues with the blades.