Bake Equipment

By: Seham, Karla, Jonas, Darrian.


A Utensil is a instrument or vessel commonly used in a kitchen.

Some baking utensils include:

  • Pastry Brush- Which is a tool used to glaze pastries with egg wash or milk, or for brushing pastries with melted butter.
  • Rolling Pin- is used to roll out types of doughs and icing.
  • Rubber Spatula- is used to skim around the sides of mixing bowls.
  • Spoons- used for beating cake mixes and metal spoons are handy for folding flour and whisked egg whites.
  • Skewer helps determine whether your cake is cooked.
  • Whisk- it gives volume and aerates food mixes.

Measuring Tools

A measuring tool is tools that you use too get an accurate amount of what you need into them.

Some measuring tools include:

  • Measuring Jug- Essential for getting measuring quantities right.
  • Scales- Necessary for measuring out ingredients.
  • Measuring Spoon- Used to measure little amounts of things.

Baking Equipment

Baking equipment can include:

  • Baking Parchment- Used for lining cake tins and baking trays.
  • Baking Tins- Absorbs heat and makes sides of the cake dark.
  • Cooling Rack- Helps the air circulate around your freshly baked cake.
  • Dredger/Shaker- Useful for lightly dusting flour and sugar when rolling out dough.
  • Food Mixer- Essential for cake making and saves time.
  • Food Processor- Can be used for many cake recipes and is good for rubbing fat into flour.

Baking Decoration

Baking tools that help you decorate cakes or pastries.

Some Decorating tools include:

  • Icing Smoother- Hand tool for decorating, helps you give your icing a professional finish.
  • Cutters- Allows you to create simple but effective cake decorations.
  • Marzipan Spacers- Used to decorate cake, makes you achieve an even thickness.
  • Palette Knife- Used for smoothing icing or cake fillings.
Most of these examples of baking equipment are essential for a good baking experience. Without some of these tools it would be pointless to try and bake, not just cakes, but other pastries too!