9 Baking Tools + Accessories We Love ATM
Make baking easier (and chicer!) with these must-have kitchen tools and accessories.
As someone who has always had a raging sweet tooth, I feel like celebrating each and every time a delicious cupcake, brownie or donut lands on my plate. And apparently, I’m not the only one! You guys, today is World Baking Day!
If you love sweet treats too, it’s your lucky day. This sweet holiday has inspired us to round up our favorite baking tools and accessories for pastry lovers near and far. So, get out the mixer and whip up a special treat for someone — just because!
There’s nothing that gets me more excited than great organization, so I’m obsessed with this baking accessories organizer. This is THE item for anyone who does a variety of baking. It can easily hold things like cookie cutters, piping nozzles, sprinkles and more. Best of all, it comes with 18 drawer dividers, so you can set up the configuration to work for your specific supplies and needs.
Read the list of ingredients in a standard can of frosting at your local supermarket and you’ll be shocked at all of the chemicals and scary stuff that’s in there. This frosting is made with all natural ingredients, works for those on a gluten free diet and it tastes delicious. It comes in several flavors including Hot Chocolate, Madagascar Vanilla, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough and Sea Salted Caramel.
For the bakers in your life that are also dog lovers, this homemade dog biscuit mix is a perfect item to put on your gift list. You simply add an egg, oil and water, roll out the dough, then bake the biscuits for your pup.
If you’re addicted to your cell and also love to get your bake on, this emoji cookie cutter set is perfect. Instead of texting, surprise your friend with a homemade cookie emoji care package.
Superhero aprons are the perfect addition to your baking supply arsenal. This Wonder Woman one is fab, but you also have your choice of a variety of other superheroes from Batgirl to The Flash. There are even some kids' sizes so the whole family can join in.
Every baker needs a great set of measuring cups. These Mason jar measuring cups are pretty enough to leave out on the counter even when you’re not baking.
Rosanna Pansino is famous for her quirky internet baking cooking show, Nerdy Nummies. With more than 6 million subscribers, she posts videos documenting how she creates all sorts of tasty treats (often while wearing a costume). This is her first cookbook which includes many of her most-loved recipes from her show.
If breakfast is a big deal around your house, you might want to invest in this fab little pancake batter dispenser. This gadget is especially useful if you tend to make bigger batches of pancakes or if you enjoy making pancakes in special shapes or sizes.
Sure, regular ol' cupcakes are great, but cupcakes with delicious, creamy filling piped inside are way better. How the heck do you get that delicious creamy filling inside a cupcake? With a cupcake plunger! This gizmo allows you to fill up your cupcakes with any delicious treat you’d like without ruining the shape of the cupcake itself.
Pomegranate Blood Orange Tiramisu
Take advantage of in-season blood oranges to make this irresistible dessert that's sure to impress your dinner guests. Sweet-tart oranges and pomegranates pair perfectly with creamy mascarpone cheese. Get the recipe.
Champagne-Glazed Fruit Tarts
These bite-size nibbles are the perfect light ending to a heavy meal. Glaze the mini tarts with leftover Champagne or sparkling wine for a sweet finishing touch. Get the recipe.
This Italian trifle layers coffee-soaked ladyfingers with a rich mascarpone custard. Marsala wine, Grand Marnier and Kahlua give this traditional confection a sophisticated twist. Get the recipe.
Chocolate-Dipped Kettle Chips
We promise: You can't eat just one. Super-crunchy, salty, kettle-fried potato chips are the perfect canvas for a thick coating of chocolate. A thin layer of caramel and chopped nuts ensures this treat will satisfy all your cravings at once. Get the recipe.
Savory hints of ginger and rosemary add an unexpected flavor to this fresh and fruity dessert while the homemade nut crust is the just-right crunchy contrast to the smooth pastry cream. Get the recipe.
Chocolate-Dipped Pumpkin Madeleines
These traditional French cookies are the just-right treat to serve at any fall get-together. They're also the not-too-sweet complement to a cup of tea and party of one. Get the recipe.
Lemon Curd Tart
Tangy lemon curd combined with fresh whipped cream, a homemade pie crust and gorgeous berries make this tart one for the record books. The pie crust is super easy to make, so don't fear. And the lemon curd filling will have you licking the bowl. Get the recipe.
Cranberry Bliss Dacquoise Recipe
This impressive, towering dessert combines the flavors of cranberries and almonds with a decadent white chocolate mousse layered between homemade meringues. Make the components ahead of time and assemble just before serving to really wow your guests. Get the recipe.
Maple Nut Toffee
Take the traditional taste of toffee up a notch with the addition of real maple syrup. Topped with a layer of semisweet chocolate, it's hard to resist snacking on just one more piece. Get the recipe.
Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe
This iced cookie recipe is a refreshing twist on the classic cake. Best of all, you can spread the homemade cream cheese icing on top of each cookie or layer them to create a sandwich cookie. Get the recipe.
Pecan Pie Tartlets
Pecan pie is a can't-miss treat. Our twist turns them into mini hand-held tartlets, perfect for treating your guests to a dessert buffet or serving after a large meal when just a few bites are all you need. Get the recipe.
The Perfect Pumpkin Pie Recipe
The pilgrims were onto something — dense, spicy pumpkin pie is a tried-and-true crowd pleaser. Our recipe adds a dash of sea salt to bring out the pumpkin's mild sweetness. Get the recipe.