Baking is a very specialized stream of culinary art and needs a very special set of tool to get the results and job done. Thanks to online shopping, now such tools can be bought almost anywhere in India.
Here we are listing some of the Best Selling essentials if you are starting to bake or looking to enhance your toolkit.
Baking & Cooking Parchment Paper
Starting the list with small but essential part. Use this highly glazed paper to avoid sticking, using less oil, easy cleaning and cutting cost. This one by Oddy is sold on Amazon for Rs.199 only.
Measuring Cups and Spoons
You need to be sure about the amount of ingredients you put in your mix, and for that a set of measuring Cups & Spoons become essential part of the mix. This 8 piece Silicone Measuring Cup Spoon set by Bulfyss makes to our list because it collapsible, gives you lot of measuring flexibility and looks super cute too. Get it shipped to anywhere in India for Rs.365 by Amazon.
When it comes to baking, a hand-mixer is a better investment if you are just getting into baking or if you are an experienced baker then this is a must have tool. You will need for all types of mixing. Two makes of hand mixers deserve a mention here – Philips for Rs. 1891 and if you are looking for something more professional or sexy then KitchenAid Hand Mixer for Rs. 4,490 has potential of being your best friend for a long time.
As good as your oven is, there would always be a major discrepancy in the temperature it shows and actual temperature inside. An easy solution are Oven Thermometers available at super cheap prices on Amazon. We look at several products, and this generic one is the Best Seller for a reason. Get it for Rs.275.
Now this one is SUPER useful not only in baking but in so many other things. But you will definitely need one for baking to follow the recipe or standardize your own. Besides that it is so useful in day-to-day cooking specially if you are particular about your diet, portions or food wastage in general. Though there are cheaper digital scales available, however we picked this one for our list just because it looks so cool, and of-course has good feedback and reviews. Get Health Sense Chef-Mate Digital Kitchen Scale for Rs.999.
Cookie Cutters or Mould
Imagine the THOUSAND things you can do with this set of 12 moulds or cutters. And not only in baking but to make mathis, barfis, brownies, eggs, Tikkis, Kebabs and so many other things. This 12 piece stainless steel last you a lifetime. Going for Rs. 187 on Amazon.
- Cake Pans for Baking
You will find several versions of moulds and pans to give shape to your baking, however if you are a stickler for perfection, then go for these Pushpans sold on Amazon. You just make the cake in the pan and then push it from bottom, the cake comes out with the base. There are some basic round moulds also available, however go for these if you can afford them. Available in three sizes : 20 cm, 23 cm, and 26 cm.
Spatulas and Brushes
As experienced bakers would say, you cannot have enough Spatulas if you are serious about your baking. Avoid the cheap ones and invest in a good single piece set for long term needs. Here is a set of 3 for Rs. 770 we found on amazon for you.
Palette Knife for Icing and Decoration
Basic tool in arsenal of every cake makers, you must have atleast one of these if you are even slightly serious about your art. Its a simple knife which is slightly bent and is a standard design used by bakers all around. You can pick this one on Amazon for under Rs.200.
Icing Bag with Different Nozzles
To give icing the shape you want. Comes with a set of nozzles with different designs, if you get bored of the ones that already come with this set, you can buy other types of nozzles as well. This one is going for under Rs.300 on amazon.
Turntable to Ice and Decorate the cake.
While doing intricate decorations either you need to move around the cake or make the cake move around you. Choice is yours. Get it? Never-mind. Checkout this revolving cake stand on amazon, hopefully would make your life easier.
Thanks for reading, hope this post was helpful. Do let us know which one you ended by buying in the comments.
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