This immersion handheld two-speed blender quickly purees soups, blends batters, mixes beverages and more. the unit's stainless-steel blade provides extremely smooth and even blending, while its protective blade guard helps prevent splattering. the blender offers one-handed operation with its lightweight design, easy-to-grip ergonomic handle and simple push-button controls. in addition, its long shape reaches into pots, pitchers and bowls for extended blending options, eliminating the need to dirty extra dishes. for quick clean-up, the blender's detachable shaft can go in the dishwasher and the smooth surface of the blender body wipes clean with a damp cloth. a durable plastic mixing cup with measuring marks up the side comes included.