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    23 Products That’ll Level Up Your Baking Game

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    1. A set of silicone baking mats that'll render your cookie spray and roll of parchment paper obsolete. They'll prevent your baked goods from burning or sticking and they come in three different sizes so they'll fit most cookie sheets.

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    Get a set of three mats from Amazon Canada for $17.60.

    2. A cookbook that'll help you master the baking basics. It's filled with useful techniques, baking advice, and 75 recipes that’ll satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth (like confetti birthday soufflé and no-bake S’mores cake!).

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $25.51. Also available for Kindle.

    3. A set of fine-point markers that'll give you the precision to draw really intricate designs on your confections. They're made with edible ink so you can actually eat your creations.

    A bunch of markers next to a bunch of iced cookies
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    Get a pack of five from Amazon Canada for $22.46.

    4. A little scoop that'll help you make and place perfectly round balls of dough on your baking pan every time. You won't have to get your hands dirty and all your cookies will be the same size.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.99.

    5. A silicone bread maker that’ll let you mix, knead, and bake your homemade bread in the same bowl before placing it in the oven. After it rises, you can close it like a takeout box to give your loaf the perfect shape.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    6. A ceramic pie dish that'll work double duty as a durable baking pan and a stylish serving plate. Now you won't have to worry about transferring your dessert to another plate before you serve it to your guests.

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    Get it from Linen Chest for $11.99.

    7. A silicone pastry mat that'll keep your counter top clean and give you a non-stick surface to work on. It won't move when you're rolling out dough or fondant and it has measurements in centimetres and inches that'll be a handy reference when you're baking.

    A person rolling out dough on a silicone baking mat
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.79.

    8. A set of reusable baking cups that'll replace the single-use paper ones you normally use. You won’t need to grease these liners because the silicone is super flexible — you can peel them from your baked goods in the same way you’d peel a banana.

    A person holding a tiny cupcake with a silicone baking cup
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    Get a set of 12 from Amazon Canada for $10.99+. Also available in a set of 24.

    9. A push-up measuring cup that's perfect for sticky ingredients like butter and honey, so you won't have to scrape them out with a spatula.

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    It'll hold up to two cups of food.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $37.39.

    10. A baking pan that'll help you whip up a batch of tasty donuts from the comfort of your own home. Now you can pop your donuts in the oven instead of deep frying them.

    A metal donut pan with two iced donuts beside a plate of more donuts and a bowl with icing
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    The pan can make a dozen donuts.

    Get it from Linen Chest for $19.99.

    11. A bestselling KitchenAid stand mixer that'll unleash your inner Martha Stewart. The KitchenAid is the holy grail of cooking appliances and it comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting.

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    I personally own one and I'm constantly looking for ways to use it. My favourite thing about it is the dough hook because it cut my kneading time by more than half and makes baking homemade bread easier than ever. It's a little pricey, but it's absolutely worth it in the long run!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $379.99. Available in three colours.

    12. A set of angled spatulas with stainless steel blades that'll evenly spread and smooth icing. The handles are bent at a 45-degree angle to give you more comfort and control. Plus, the blades are super long, so you won't get your hands messy.

    A person icing a cake with a metal spatula
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    The set includes a six-inch, eight-inch, and ten-inch spatula, so you can decorate anything from cookies and cupcakes to pies and cakes.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $16.99. Available in four colours.

    13. A springform pan with silicone grips on the handles so you won't drop it like it's hot. It has a latch on the side that'll create a tight seal around the platform to prevent leakage and you can simply unlatch it when you're ready to serve.

    A cake in a metal pan
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    Gone are the days of trying to flip the cake out of the pan and ruining your presentation.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    14. A spatula that'll get every last ounce of food from your bowl, pot, or jar. It's not only super handy but will also elevate your bakeware aesthetic with its artsy abstract face print.

    A spatula sitting on top of a large empty mixing bowl
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    Get it from Simons for $3.99 (originally $6).

    15. A three-tiered, non-stick cooling rack that'll fit multiple batches of cookies, without taking up valuable counter space. It's collapsible, so you can fold it up before you store it.

    Three batches of cookies sitting on a three-tiered cooling rack
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    16. A metal pan that'll help you create any letter or number-shaped cake you desire. The grid pattern on the bottom and the inserts help form the shape, so your batter won't leak.

    An M-shaped cake on a wooden tray
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.05.

    17. A metal sifter that'll come in handy if you have a recipe that calls for sifted flour. It can hold up to a cup of flour and has measurement markings on the side for reference. Plus, it's great for sprinkling icing sugar over donuts or pancakes. Yum!

    A metal sifter with flour next to a pan of cookies
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    A sifter works by breaking up flour clumps and adding air, so your goodies will taste light and fluffy. Sifted flour is also easier to combine with other dry ingredients compared to regular flour.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99+. Available in three sizes.

    18. A set of mixing bowls that are are made with stainless steel, so you can mix, whisk, and serve food in the same extra-durable dish. You can also stack and store the bowls in the fridge or freezer, because they come with plastic lids.

    A person using a hand mixer in a metal bowl with flour and brown sugar in it, Three other bowls are on the counter with eggs, butter, and granola in them
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    They also come in different sizes, so you can nest one inside of the other when you're not using them.

    Get a set of five from Amazon Canada for $31.99.

    19. A cake pop maker that'll bake nine cake pops in five minutes flat. Reviewers say it's very easy to use, and it has non-stick baking plates that make cleaning it an absolute breeze.

    A cake pop maker that looks similar to a waffle iron with cake pops on sticks next to it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $32.18.

    20. A mixing tool that'll stir any sauce, batter, or gravy you're making. (You can even use it to break up ground meat.) The blade is thick enough to mix ingredients without over-stirring, and the silicone fins will help you scrape the sides of the bowl, so you won't need a spatula to get the last bit of batter out.

    A silicone mixing spoon in a metal bowl filled with chocolate batter
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.98.

    21. A set of silicone moulds that you can use to make homemade bagels. The conical shape will help keep them round while you boil and bake them and the perforated helps on the base will help drain excess water.

    A person placing a bunch of bagels in the oven
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    Get a set of six from Linen Chest for $34.99.

    22. A brownie pan that comes with a non-stick divider to perfectly slice your dessert into 18 pieces, so you won't have to do it by hand. Just insert it after you pour the batter into the pan and then bake. Voilà!

    A batch of brownies in a pan with separate sections so they're already cut
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.11.

    23. And finally, a cake stand that'll come in handy when you're ready to decorate your cake. You can spin it around like a turntable, so you won't have to bend or strain while you’re icing it.

    A cake on a large stand
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    It'll also give you a place to display your finished dessert, because you worked hard to make it and you deserve to show it off.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.90.

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