Whether you are learning to bake in India or already a professional wanting to start your own baking business, having the right equipment will make or break your cakes and cookies.
It can be the difference between a perfectly fluffy cake or flat cake, a small-scale business or one with unlimited potential.
So if you are confused about what equipment you should be buying to kick-start your dream venture, here are a few baking essentials and simply are a must-have in every kitchen.
1. Stand mixer
For any professional baker with the intention of running a home baking business or a full-time bakery, a stand mixer is indispensable.
The KitchenAid Artisan Mini 5KSM3311XBHT has a 3.3-liter capacity which ideal for preparing about 5 dozen cookies and enough batter for 5-6 cakes.
Since it is a tilt-head design, adding ingredients is quite easy. It also features a soft start to prevent splatter while you can amp it up later thanks to the 10-speed settings.
You can also buy attachments such as the Spiralizer, food processor, pasta maker, ice cream maker which make it more than just a piece of baking equipment.
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2. Hand mixer
If you are a hobbyist baker and need a mixer on a low budget for making cookie dough, cake batter or whipping up cream in smaller quantities, a hand mixer is ideal.
The Philips HR3705/10 hand mixer offers 5-speeds plus a turbo mode for when you need things mixed and whipped on the double.
With it, you get stainless steel beater and kneading hooks which are easy to clean and rust-free so they last you for years to come.
Even for business purposes, a hand mixer can be useful when you need to mix a smaller batch of ingredients or cakes and cookies.
4. Food scale
Apart from measuring spoons and cups another important tool that helps get accurate measurements when baking or cooking is a food scale.
And the HealthSense Chef-Mate KS 33 is one of the most advanced and accurate digital kitchen scales in the market. Here’ why.
The reason it is so accurate is the G-Force load sensors which are designed keeping in mind the importance of accuracy in cooking.
It also lets you measure in multiple units such grams, milliliters, pounds or ounces which unit conversion button that takes mere seconds. And when not in use, it turns off automatically to save battery.
3. Measuring Spoons and Cups
In baking, everything comes down to precision. Whether it is flour, baking soda, butter or other ingredients, even the slightest of mistakes means you can end up with a raw, dry or a flat cake.
This is why we recommend this 8pc measuring cup and spoon set which includes from the smallest to the largest spoons for pin-point accurate measurements.
In the box you will find:
- ¼ teaspoon
- ½ teaspoon
- 1 teaspoon
- 1 tablespoon
- 240ml cup
- 120ml cup (2/3)
- 60ml cup (1/2)
- 30ml cup (1/4)
All of the measuring spoons and cups are made you premium food-grade plastic which makes them 100% toxic free. Plus, since they are dishwasher safe cleaning them after a long hectic bake is very easy.