Baking Tools & Equipment

We all know that the right tool makes a job easier. Here’s a list of what I consider to be the most essential appliances, equipment and tools to outfit your kitchen.

Whether you’re a serious and experienced baker or a newbie dabbler, you’ll find some fun stuff on this list.

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These are the items that will be required for any baking project. This is the bare minimum you’ll need in your kitchen to do the most basic recipes.

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a set of measuring cups
Measuring Cups
Set includes: 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup, 1/2 cup and 1 cup; Magnetic handles keep Cups together for storage and allow for removing one Cup at a time
$19.99 Amazon Prime
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Measuring Spoons
Measuring Spoons
1, 1/2, 1/4 Teaspoon and 1 Tablespoon sizes with storage ring; Stainless steel; Dishwasher safe
$8.99 Amazon Prime
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a set of measuring cups
Mixing Bowls
3-Piece Set includes 1.5-quart, 3-quart and 5-quart Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls; Non-skid bottoms stabilize Bowls while mixing, even when tilted
$55.99 Amazon Prime
Rolling Pin
Rolling Pin
$12.99 Amazon Prime
Balloon Whisk
Balloon Whisk
Balloon shape is perfect for whipping and aerating ingredients; Innovative handle shape fits comfortably in the palm of your hand
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a set of measuring cups
Spatula
Includes one.; Smooth, concave blade.; Molded, one-piece handle and blade.; Commercial dishwasher-safe.
$7.10 Amazon Prime
Wooden Spoons
Wooden Spoons
Made of solid beech wood; Safe for non-stick cookware; Natural oil finish; Handwash only; Set includes: Wooden Large Spoon, Wooden Medium Spoon and Wooden Small Spoon
$14.99 Amazon Prime

Here’s a selection of the most essential cake and baking pans listed in order of importance.

a set of measuring cups
Half Sheet Pans
Proudly made in the USA by Nordic Ware
$33.83 Amazon Prime
8'x3* Cake Pans
8″x3* Cake Pans
Ideal for any recipe – Designed for round tiered and layered cakes, and deep-dish pizzas.
$15.31 Amazon Prime
Pie Plate
Pie Plate
Dishwasher Safe: The Pyrex bakeware is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.; Freezer Safe: The pie plate can be safely frozen for later use.
$26.99 Amazon Prime
a set of measuring cups
Muffin Pan
$14.99 Amazon Prime
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Brownie Pan
Brownie Pan
$12.89 Amazon Prime
Loaf Pan
Loaf Pan
Nonstick coating helps with effortless food release; oven-safe to 428 degrees F; Hand washing recommended
$13.49 Amazon Prime
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a set of measuring cups
Bundt Pan
Superior baking performance for perfect cakes.; Cast aluminum ensures even heating for excellent results, 12 cup capacity.
$19.20 Amazon Prime
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9'X13' Pan
9″X13″ Pan
PFOA free and made in the USA from globally sourced materials
$24.99 Amazon Prime
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a set of measuring cups
Tart Pan
$9.88 Amazon Prime
Springform Pan
Springform Pan
9-inch springform pan made of heavy-gauge aluminized steel for fast, even heating; Whitford Xylan nonstick coating inside and out ensures effortless food release
$14.95 Amazon Prime

My favorite small appliances for bakers.

a set of measuring cups
Stand Mixer
$449.95 Amazon Prime
Hand Mixer
Hand Mixer
Lockable swivel cord keeps the cord out of your way while mixing.
$59.95 Amazon Prime
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These baking tools and equipment may not be absolutely essential, but they do make quick work of any recipe.

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a set of measuring cups
Cake Turntable
Made in the USA; cast iron base with aluminum turntable; hand wash and dry immediately
$60.93 Amazon Prime
Offset Spatulas
Offset Spatulas
Created for professional pastry chefs; Offset spatulas are ideal for icing large cakes quickly
$22.48
Bowl Scraper
Bowl Scraper
Flexible material with curved profile designed to conform to any mixing bowl shape
$12.99 Amazon Prime
a set of measuring cups
Pizza Cutter
Round blade rolls through pie; Steel blade for durability; Poly handle for slip resistant use
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Sieves
Sieves
USED FOR: Excellent for sifting dry ingredients; MATERIAL: Made from durable stainless steel mesh
$11.99 Amazon Prime

These bread-baking tools are not be absolutely essential, but they will help you produce beautiful, artisanal loaves.

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Dutch Oven
Dutch Oven
$129.99 Amazon Prime
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Peel
Peel
Available in various lengths and sizes; Hand wash only peels are simple and easy to clean
$28.98 Amazon Prime