Best Baking Gear & Gadgets: Our Top Picks

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Looking for kitchen gear to jumpstart your online food business? Here are some items that we think will help you start right.

It is an amazing time to start a food business right now. You can easily look for customers online, there are lots of specialty cooking and baking shops online and in malls such as All About Baking, Gourdo’s and to add local department stores such as Landmark and SM have stocked up on baking supplies and equipment.

Essential Baking Equipment For A Food Business

  1. Stainless Steel Measuring Cups & Spoons

We all know that baking is all about precise measurements, and this 4 PC Set of Stainless Steel Measuring Cups & Spoons are hardy enough for demanding baking sessions. Note that the cups set is sold separately from the spoons set on this Shopee page.

Stainless steel measuring cups set. Credit: Liu E Commerce

2. Silicone Spatula Set

Spatulas are another essential baking tool for smoothing, brushing and scraping butter, dough and other mixtures. This Silicone Spatula set is comprised of 2 rubber spatulas and a rubber brush.

Silicone spatula set. Credit: NGLIP Three Tutu Ph

3. Rolling Pin

This Acacia wooden rolling pin is Philippine made, unlike most that are made in China. The handle is also made from Acacia and is 16 inches long. Acaciaware, as they call their wood ware line is said to have a tight grain which makes it resistant to water penetration.

Acacia wood rolling pins. Credit: Kahoy PH

4. Fine-Mesh Sieve

Bakers always have their trusty sieves with them for sifting dry ingredients such as flour. It is also used for dusting powdered sugar or cocoa. This stainless steel sifter sold at Shopee will do excellent for your baking needs should serve you for several years.

Stainless steel fine mesh sieve. Credit: Albee

5. Square Baking Pan

You will most likely use a square baking pan for brownies and other delicious baked goodies. These baking pans from Shopee come in 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 inch sizes. Perfect for big to small batches of orders. They are made from aluminum, which are cost effective for you as you start your online baking business.

Square baking pans. Credit: 3hcdvx

6. Wire Rack

Wire racks are essential for letting air to circulate through baked goodies, and prevent them from being too moist and soggy. The stackable cooling racks are excellent especially if you have limited space in your kitchen.

Stackable wire racks. Credit: LCR Shop

7. Muffin/Cupcake Pan

These are especially made for cupcakes and muffins. You can choose from the 6-mold and 12-mold cupcake pans. Although we suggest you already buy the 12-mold variant especially if you need to ramp up your production especially during the busy holiday season.

Muffin/Cupcake trays. Credit: Canclao

8. Stand Mixer

A stand mixer, while pricey is an investment in itself. From the outset you would want to buy the most reliable and durable model, as you don’t want it to die out in the middle of a whipping up a batch of dough or mixture. This KitchenAid Stand Mixer is tried, tested and recommended by most bakers. Watch out for annual and periodical sale for hefty discounts.

KitchenAid stand mixer. Credit: KitchenAid