Cake Making Supplies You Must Have

I say it is always best to start at the beginning; that's supplies. Having the right utensils and bits and pieces for the array of different cakes you might want to make is essential to getting it done right. Of course, it depends of the type of cake you're baking as to what you actually need but it is a good idea to have a good range anyway, just in case. Here are my recommendations for what to have in your cupboards ready for your next cake making miracle …

Cake Making Utensils & Supplies

Spatula
Whisk & Wooden Spoon
Piping Bag & Assorted Tips
Baking Pans (Assorted Sizes)
Measuring Cups / Spoons
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Rose Nail

Flour:
– all-purpose
– cake
– self-rising

Baking soda
Baking powder
Salt

Sugars:
– granulated
– brown
– powdered

Butter or good quality margarine

Solid shortening
Oils:
– vegetable
– canola
– blends

Milk:
– fresh
– buttermilk
– evaporated
– sweetened condensed
– fresh cream

Eggs

Chocolates:
– semi-sweet
– bittersweet
– unsweetened
– dark
– white

Raw nuts:
– pecans
– walnuts
– hazelnuts
– pine nuts
– almonds

Raw seeds:
– sesame
– poppy
– sunflower

Coconut

Extracts:
– good quality vanilla
– lemon
– almond

Spices:
– cinnamon
– nutmeg
– ginger
– cardamom
– allspice

Having all of these supplies handy will help to make sure you're not short of any ingredients. There is not much worse when making cakes then not having what you need on hand. You may be tempted to use a substitute and then you're asking for trouble. So make sure you at least have these in your pantry ready for your next great cake making creation!



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