There are few hobbies better than baking. How many other hobbies can you eat? It’s always time for cakes, muffins, cookies and pies (Pi Day is on March 14, after all). Here are a few baking supplies every baker should have.
These Cuisinart CTG-00-SMB Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls With Lids come highly recommended by the pros, each of them freezer and refrigerator safe with handy securely fitting lids for your best cookie prepping. They’re sturdy, attractive and nest nicely to save storage space in your cupboards. Comes in a set of three, including a 1.5 quart, 3-quart, and 5-quart bowl to suit any recipe you’re using. Buy it here.
Good spatulas are must-have baking supplies. Nicely made and sturdy, these spatulas won’t be shy when it’s time to spread frosting or scrape the last of the batter from the bowls. Recommended by the pros, you’ll love these cherry red StarPack Basics Silicone Spatula Set. The set has two large spatulas (11.5 inch by 2.2 inch) and two small spatulas (8.5 inch by 1.6 inch). It comes with a free “101 Cooking Tips” PDF. Buy it here.
You can’t go wrong with this durable, non-stick Rachael Ray 3-Piece Cookie Pan Steel Baking Sheet Set. Each pan is oven safe to 500 degrees and easy to grip with wide handles. These cookie pans are simple to clean and come in three different sizes. Buy it here.
Don’t mess around with your dough! With this Non-slip Silicone Pastry Mat Extra Large with Measurements, you can measure the diameter of your dough as you roll it out. The mat is nonstick, non-slip and easy to clean. It’s even dishwasher safe. Buy it here.
If you’re a baking perfectionist, you’ll need the Joseph Joseph Adjustable Rolling Pin with Removable Rings. This isn’t an ordinary rolling pin – its removable and adjustable rings enable the baker to evenly flatten their dough for uniform baking. The beechwood rolling pin is even etched with measurements to help you determine the width of your dough. It’s a great tool for precision baking. Buy it here.
You can bake your pies in style with the Emile Henry Modern Classics Pie Dish. Made in France, this pie dish is made of high-fired Burgundy clay, which retains more heat for a longer time. It’s also resistant to temperature changes, and can withstand up to 520 degrees in your oven. It’s dishwasher safe and durable, so it doesn’t scratch. Plus, it’s pretty! Buy it here.
Do you want to make your pies pretty? With the Wilton Silicone Pie Crust Mold, you don’t have to be a pastry chef to make beautiful pie crusts. Just use the mold to make three beautiful, braided dough designs to decorate your pie with. It’s a great way to get a little more creative in the kitchen. Buy it here.
Every baker needs a good set of measuring cups and spoons, no matter what they want to bake. This set of KitchenAid 9-Piece Measuring Cups and Spoons includes five measuring spoons and four measuring cups. The cups and spoons nest inside each other for easy storage when you’re finished baking, and they’re all dishwasher-safe. This set comes in a variety of different colors. Buy it here.
Don’t tire your arms out trying to mix your ingredients by hand. It takes forever, and it’s hard to get the consistency you need for your recipe. The Cuisinart SM-50TQ Stand Mixer comes with a large, stainless steel bowl, a tilt-back head and die-cast metal construction. It has 12 different speeds to choose from, so that you can mix with expert precision. The mixer comes in six different colors. Stand mixers are must-buy baking supplies for anyone who regularly bakes at home. Buy it here.
Make sure your snickerdoodles are all the same size by measuring them out with a cookie scoop. You can use this for other things too – scoop up enough batter for medium-size cookies, mini-cupcakes, perfectly rounded meatballs, melon balls and more. The Jenaluca Cookie Scoop is made of safe stainless steel, heavy duty with ergonomic hand gripping, safe for the dishwasher. Comes in small, medium (shown) and large scoops. Buy it here.
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