Take the Cake: Bite-sized Inspiration for the Savvy Baker

Kitchen Essentials 101

Have you ever wandered through the aisles of a kitchen store?

You may only be looking for a sieve, but all you see are rows of gadgets you’ve never heard of, with names you can’t pronounce. We like to keep things easy; baking should be fun, not a battle between you and the latest egg white massager. W compiled a list of essentials that will set you on your way to a life of fabulous desserts. The best part? You’ve probably got most of these lurking in your cupboards already – leaving more money for cookies.

1. Measuring cups and spoons

Measuring  your flour has never been prettier than it is with this set of tea party inspired measuring cups.

measuring cups

2. Scales

Keep measurements precise. Old fashioned scales might be prettier to look at, but we are all  about convenience.  Keeping it digital makes life easier and fool-proof.


3. Mixing bowls

Trust us when we say you’ll need more than one – having a set makes it easier to split a recipe up into simpler tasks.

bowls                           mixing bowl

4. Rubber Spatula

Mix, spread, smooth – this heat-proof silicon spatula has you covered.Now you have a new surface to lick cookie dough off of. Salmonella is probably a myth anyway, not to worry.

spatula15. Rolling pin

While you can get away with an empty wine bottle, nothing screams “expert baker” like this rolling pin. From pizza dough to pasta to cake, you’ll put this to use all the time.

rolling pin6. Cake pan

This is the cocoon of your creation. So let your desserts soar by investing in a solid baking pan that you know will last for ages.

baking tin

With these essentials, you really can’t go wrong!


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