Cupcakes are seriously on trend at the moment – from kids’ birthday parties to weddings and corporate events; and with the right baking tools they are a piece of cake to make – pun intended 😉 Here are our top 10 baking essentials to stock up on before you make your first batch.
As functional as they are beautiful, these copper coated measuring spoons make baking a tad more glamorous and fun.
With the same stylish look as the measuring spoons, these cups will come in handy when you want to get the quantities just right – something that you will soon learn is absolutely essential with baking!
This nifty measuring jug makes it easy to read your measurements from the top, allowing for more accurate mastery in the kitchen. Pair this with your copper cups and you’re on track for perfect cupcakes every time.
As most of you will already know, a good mixing bowl is one of the most important and frequently used pieces of equipment in the kitchen. This particular one is non-slip, which means you can mix away to your heart’s content without making a huge mess. Or if you want to take it up a notch, why not invest in a KitchenAid artisan stand mixer? It’s one of those big purchases you’ll use forever.
Our non-stick Premium Quantum muffin pan is the ultimate tray to bake your cupcakes in. Make sure you don’t fill them quite to the top, to leave room for each cupcake to rise.
This clever little tool will ensure you know when your cupcakes are baked to perfection, and is also ideal to test other cakes, breads and biscuits too. When the cakes are cooked it will come out clean.
We know you can’t wait to show off your homemade treats, but remember that cupcakes need to cool before they can be iced. Our 2-pack, non-stick Premium Quantum cooling racks are perfect for the job.
Are you ready to release your inner cake decorator? This easy-to-use piping bag and nozzle set is ideal for intricate details and pretty patterns, so whip up some icing and get creative.
If the piping bag sounds a bit intimidating, then this silicone icing spatula may be just what you need. It makes icing quick and easy, and your cupcakes can still look like they were styled by a pro.
The last step is to get your cupcakes to the relevant party or person, without getting icing all over the place and ruining your works of art. This practical cupcake holder is the perfect solution.
So if you’re feeling inspired, here are some recipe ideas to get you started. Let us know whether you go for pistachio, lemon or decadent chocolate fudge … and how they pan out.