Are you considering starting a baking business? Do you have a party coming up and you need to do some baking that requires cake making? Do you just need to stock your kitchen with the latest gadgets so that you can have them at hand when needed? Do you think it is time for a change of equipment? If you said test to all this, then you’re in the right place.
Baking can a tricky busiest especially when it comes to getting the proportions right and using the right equipment to make the desired result. Having done a lot of research on this, the following are the best cake making tools to have on hand:
1. Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls by Fineline (Set of 6)
When taking up the job of mixing the cake batter, these bowls come in different sizes to enable the user to choose the size relevant to the size of the cake being baked. Ranging from the to the 8 in size, these bowls made for versatility. They can also serve other functions apart from being used for baking.
2. OXO Good Grips Silicone Basting & Pastry Brush
During the process of glazing a cake, the fine bristles of the brush can use to make sure the job is done smoothly with leaving strange patterns. It can also be used to do the job of painting on chocolate or any intricate work as it comes in both sizes small and large.
3. OXO Good Grips Multipurpose Stainless Steel Scraper & Chopper
Perhaps the cake needs to smooth-edged, the blunt edge of the scraper can use to smoothed it out or can be used to finely chop up dressings such as fruits, crumbs for the cake. Like the name says , it can be used for different things other than chopping ingredients.
4. KitchenAid KSM150PSER Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer with Pouring Shield
Coming with the options of red or black and a two-year warranty, this appliance should grace every functional kitchen as it can do the job of mixing up batters for any baking activity. It has a whisk, a bowl and a beater can be used to create mixes of any kind. It also comes with different speed options.
5. Kenwood FPP225 Food Processor
Do you plan on making a dough, or chopping up cold butter for that mixture? Do you need to grind nutmeg, cherries, berries for the components of the cake? The food processor makes work faster as it takes over from the manual process of cutting up ingredients and folding and kneading with the hands.
6. LiBa Culinary Torch
This torch is useful when decorating a cake as it gives it a professionally done look. It can be used to caramelise sugar on icing toast bread pieces and melt cheese. It is also safe as it possesses anti-flare technology
7. Pantry Elements Silicone Baking Cups / Cupcake Liners
These baking cups are reusable as well as being Eco-friendly. They can be used when baking smaller cakes often referred to as cupcakes and save you the energy of having to take care of tin pans that are sometimes hard to clean.
8. Checkered Chef Cooling Rack Baking Rack
The cooling rack an essential for a baker. The cake can be rested stop this platform until it cools off and can be easily removed from the tin. It can also be put in an oven of the required size for baking activities.
9. OXO Good Grips Medium Cookie Scoop
If you’re measuring out portions for a baking tin so as not to make it overflow or topple during the baking process, the scoop serves as a good way to spread out portions.
10. PME Anodised Aluminium Round Cake Pan 10 x 4-Inch Deep
These aluminium baking tins can last for a long period of time. An essential for every kitchen is the baking tin because how else can baking be done if there are no means by which the batter placed in the oven compactly.