Whether you’re inspired by baking shows, or just wanting to whip up some tasty treats– we’ve got all you need to master your show stoppers.
Baking for beginners and pros
Brand new baker?
Want to try baking the basics, but not sure where to begin? Don’t sweat over the sugar – we’ve got the basics to get you baking.
From baking trays and cake tins, to kitchen scales and mixing bowls. All you need to do is pop on your apron, pick a recipe and decide who gets to lick the spoon.
Ready to bake a masterpiece?
If you’ve mastered the basics and feeling inspired to try something new, start by upgrading your baking equipment.
Stand mixers make great sous chefs; working on your meringue mix, whilst you crack on with the next steps of your recipe. Or experiment with new flavoured loafs, with a bread maker.
It's all in the prep...
When it comes to baking, measurements are exact for a reason - a few grams out can make all the difference. So, get your measurements spot on with an electric or retro style scale.
These are handy for smaller amounts or measuring liquid. Most are suitable for the fridge, freezer and dishwasher, meaning you can use them to store any of your ingredients.
With up to 5 speeds (including a turbo-speed), you can quickly make light work of mixing, folding or whisking your ingredients together. Their compact size means they’re ideal for reduced portions and for storing away in smaller kitchens too.
These free-standing sous chefs allow you to continue with your recipe whilst they do the hard work of mixing ingredients together. Their movable arm and attached bowl means less mess, whilst the different attachments cater for your every baking need:
- Balloon whisk – helps get air in as it whips ingredients into creams, sauces or lighter mixtures.
- Flat beater – mixes batters, icing etc. into a smooth and even consistency.
- Dough hook – kneads together dough and heavy pastries.
Baking trays and tins
Cupcake and muffin trays
Non-stick resistant coating is essential to reduce your bakes from sticking. Trays with wider edges or grab grips also make it easier to transfer things to and from the oven.
Designed for bread or loaf cakes, the high sides help mould and shape your bake. Non-stick options will make getting your bake out easier, or run a knife around the edge to loosen it.
How to make bread with a breadmaker
Always wanted to make your own bread at home? Here’s everything you knead to know.
Follow these simple steps
It's easy to make bread with a breadmaker. Just follow these simple steps to create your perfect loaf.
1. Grab your ingredients - The ingredients you'll need will depend on the recipe you're following, but you'll usually need flour, yeast, olive oil and water. For gluten free and artisan bakes, there may be other items on your shopping list.
2. Mix your recipe - Put your ingredients in a bowl and mix them until they're ready to be added to your breadmaker.
3. Choose your settings - Our breadmakers come with a range of settings, allowing you to choose the type of bread and crust.
4. Sit back and wait - Once your bread is ready, let it cool and you'll soon be ready to enjoy your newly baked loaf!
Forget squeezing lemons until your hands cramp – a juicer will do all the prep and hardwork for you. Use with hard or soft fruits and pop the fresh juice into your bakes.
Blitz through your recipe with a helpful hand blender. Its slim design means it’s easy to store, whilst its different functions and attachments help smoothly combine your ingredients.
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