Taylor C161 Soft Serve Freezer Compact Twin Twist


Best Seller!

We recommend this compact Taylor C161 unit for customers with moderate volume and little peak demands who want to serve a variety of flavors.

 Download Specifications

For more information, call us at 1-800-768-6945 or

Send us an Email Now

Taylor C161 Soft Serve Freezer Compact Twin Twist Features

Offer all the popular soft serve variations from low or non-fat ice creams to custard, yogurt and sorbet. Serve two separate soft serve flavors, or an equal combination of both in a twist.

Freezing Cylinder

Two, 1.5 quart (1.4 liter).

Mix Hopper

Two, 8 quart (7.6 liter). Separate hopper refrigeration (SHR) maintains mix below 41ºF (5ºC) in Auto and Standby modes.

Indicator Lights

The Mix Low light alerts the operator to add mix. Audible alarm may be enabled to sound when mix is low.

Electronic Controls

Finished product quality is monitored by SoftechTM controls that measure viscosity.


During long no-use periods, the standby feature maintains safe product temperatures in the mix hopper and freezing cylinder.

Air Filter

Easily removable, cleanable air filter helps keep condenser clean for optimal refrigeration system performance.

Door Interlock System

Protects the operator from injury as the beater will not operate without the dispensing door in place.

Taylor C161 Soft Serve Freezer Compact Twin Twist Specifications


One dedicated electrical connection is required. See the Electrical chart for the proper electrical requirements. Manufactured to be cord connected. Consult the international Taylor distributor for cord & receptacle specifications for 50 Hz. equipment.

Beater Motor

Two, 0.5 HP

Refrigeration System

One, 3,500 BTU/hr compressor (nominal rating). R404A.

Separate Hopper Refrigeration (SHR), One, 400 BTU/hr. R134a.

(Actual BTUs will vary based on application.)

Air Cooled

Minimum Clearance: 6” (152 mm) on left and right, and 0” in the rear. Minimum air clearances must be met to assure adequate air flow for optimum performance.

Taylor C161 Soft Serve Freezer Compact Twin Twist Options

  • Cone Dispenser
  • Legs – [increase height of unit by 4-1/4” (108 mm)]