Things You Must Know About Baking (Utensils) - Baking Knowledge

Today we will introduce the commonly used baking utensils.

Oven:

Toaster Oven 4 Slice

The capacity of a household oven is generally between 30 and 40 liters to meet daily needs. When purchasing, try to choose the model with separately controlled upper and lower tubes to facilitate the mastering of the coloring.

Kitchen Scale:

Kitchen Scale
There are electronic scales and pointer scales. It is recommended to choose an electronic scale with an accuracy of 0.1 gram. It is better if it allows unit conversion (grams, milliliters) of different materials!

Thermometer:

Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer
There are two types: oven-going thermometers and Instant-Read Thermometer. The thermometer that can be used in the oven is to test the actual temperature of the oven. The oven’s indicated temperature is usually different from the actual furnace temperature, and sometimes this gap can even reach 30 °C.

With a thermometer that can be placed in the oven, you can more accurately grasp the actual furnace temperature and avoid making unfinished or baked products. Most instant-read thermometers are probe-type and can be inserted directly into the liquid or meat for measurement. In addition, the infrared thermometer for baking is also available. Just aim at the target and you can measure the temperature accurate to 0.1 °C. You can choose according to your own needs.

Timer:

Uigos 2 Pack Digital Kitchen Timer
There are also two versions, electronic and mechanical. The electronic version is more precise, but the mechanical version is enough for homeuse. Set it up as needed. When the time is up, an alarm will be given in case you forget the food in the oven.

Eggbeater:

Electric Eggbeater
There are two types: manual and electric. Unlike thermometers and timers, both types are baking essentials. The manual egg beater is suitable for gently stirring some ingredients, especially the cake paste added into the flour, which can effectively stop the flour from smashing; and the electric egg beater can quickly finish the whipping of eggs, cream and other ingredients.

The Egg Bowl:

Stainless steel is the first choice for egg bowls. It is even better it has a non-slip base!

Scraper:

Heat Resistant Silicone Spatulas Set
A good scraper makes the baking process more convenient, and it can easily scrape the last piece of food in the basin without causing any waste. The silicone material is the first choice because it has a series of advantages such as non-toxic, high temperature resistance and softness.

Pastry Bags:

There are three kinds of pastry bags: plastic, silicone, and special clot. Plastics are mostly single-use and the price is lower. Some brands can be reused after cleaning; silicone and special cloth material can be washed and reused, and the price is slightly higher.

Oil Paper / Tarpaulin:

Oil-paper made of silicone oil and linoleum made of fiberglass are essential for the oven, which prevent the ingredients from sticking to the baking tray and make cleaning easier. It should be noted that the oil paper is a disposable product, and the tarpaulin can be repeatedly used.

Insulation Gloves:

Silicone Oven Mitts with Quilted Cotton Lining
The oven is nearly 200 °C. A pair of insulated gloves are indispensable. In most cases you will get a pair of insulation gloves when you buy the oven.

Various Cake Molds / Paper Cups:

Leakproof Round Cake Pan Set
Stainless steel or aluminum cakes molds, silicone cake molds, and disposable small paper cups can be freely chosen according to baking needs. Buying and collecting various molds is also a great pleasure in baking.

Various Biscuit Cutting:

A variety of biscuit molds made of stainless steel, aluminum, and plastic add more fun to the sweet home baking time.

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