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    41 Useful Kitchen Products You'll Probably Want If You Really Love To Bake

    Bakers gonna bake.

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    1. A little scoop that'll 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 $20.99.

    2. A set of stylish pinch bowls that'll come in handy when you're preparing all your ingredients for baking. They're deep enough to hold liquids, and they can also double as small serving bowls for dips or toppings.

    A set of six bowls filled with different ingredients on a counter

    Get a set of six from Simons for $20.

    3. 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.

    A person picking up a cookie from a baking tray with a kitchen spatula The baking tray is line with a silicone mat
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    Get a set of three mats from Amazon Canada for $20.77.

    4. 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 $17.77.

    5. A fabric cover that'll keep your dough from drying out while it's proofing. It’s reusable, so it’ll make a great alternative to plastic wrap, and it has an elastic edge that’ll provide a better seal than a wet towel.

    A fabric cover over a mixing bowl with dough inside

    Get it from Simon for $9.

    6. A rectangular storage container that'll keep your pantry looking neat and tidy. The button on the lid locks the canisters with an airtight seal, keeping your dry foods fresh as heck!

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    "They keep food fresh and presentable, so you don't have to get a lecture when your mom visits and peeks into your cabinets. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate your various needs. Each container has a big button on top that you can press to open or seal the jar. It's so satisfying to pop these things open that I can't imagine using a different container system ever again." —Rebecca O'Connell

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Good Grips Pop containers (#1 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.74+. Available in 17 sizes.

    7. A split pie pan for the indecisive baker who can't choose between apple or pumpkin. The divider is removable, so you also have the option to make a full-sized pie. Now you can have the best of both worlds, and you'll only have to wash one pan afterward.

    A pie pan with a divider in the middle One half the pin is in the pan and the other half is sitting beside it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.27.

    8. An old-fashioned Mason jar that separates into four differently-sized measuring cups. They’re perfect for anyone who loves things that have a vintage aesthetic.

    A set of ceramic measuring cups on a table with four ceramic measuring spoons and a spoon rest
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    The Mason jar also comes with a set of measuring spoons and a spoon rest that are all so cute, you’ll be looking for any excuse to use them.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99. Available in three sizes.

    9. A pair of oven mitts that'll protect your hands while you move your treats in and out of the oven. The tops have a non-slip silicone coating that'll make it easier to grip your trays and pans.

    A pair of oven mitts hanging from the wall

    Get it from Simons for $14.

    10. 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 help scrape the sides of the bowl, so you won't need a spatula to get the last bit of batter out.

    A person using a whisk-shaped silicone tool to mix chocolate batter
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.94.

    11. 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

    Get it from Simons for $6.

    12. 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. It'll hold up to two cups of food, and you can still use it to measure dry ingredients, too!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.76.

    13. A little brown bear that'll keep your brown sugar soft and moist for up to six months. Just soak it in water for 20 minutes and place it in the jar.

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    The clay bear can also be used in cookie jars and marshmallow bags to keep them soft. Or you can use it dry (don't soak it) in your spice cupboard or chip bag to absorb moisture. Rinse with water to clean (soap isn't necessary).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $11.90+. Available in three shapes, and in sets of two.

    14. A tea towel that'll help keep your counters and hands clean while you bake. It's made with 100% cotton and has a beautiful illustration that'll add a pop of colour and a cute Parisian vibe to your kitchen.

    A kitchen tea towel with a person on it riding a bicycle and wearing a beret and scarf around their neck

    Get it from Simons for $7.50.

    15. A game-changing batter dispenser tool that'll make baking cupcakes or muffins a piece of cake. It can hold up to four cups of batter and has a small lever along the handle, so you can control how much batter gets distributed.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.99.

    16. 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.

    A large stand mixer on a counter top with a baked pie next to it
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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 $350+. Available in two colours.

    17. A cookbook that'll help you master the baking basics and inspire you to learn new recipes, too. 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 $25.73. Also available for Kindle.

    18. A cookbook holder that'll keep your cookbook or tablet at the perfect angle, so you can follow the recipe while cooking. It also has a helpful equivalents chart written on it, saving you from googling the right measurement every time.

    A large cookbook balanced on a wooden cookbook holder
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $30.01.

    19. A set of springform pans that are perfect for cheesecake. The latch creates a tight seal around the platform to prevent leakage and you can simply unlatch it when you're ready to serve.

    A set of three round metal baking pans stacked on top of each other
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    Gone are the days of trying to flip the cake out of the pan and ruining your presentation.

    Get a set of three pans from Amazon Canada for $29.99.

    20. A heat-resistant rack puller that'll help you push and pull the racks in the oven. The silicone stick is easy to clean and keeps your hands and arms out of the oven.

    A person pulling an oven rack out using a small silicone hook with a long handle
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $13.48+. Also available in a set of two.

    21. 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.

    22. A fully-equipped measuring cup and spoon set that you'll use for any and every baking project. You can use for both wet and dry ingredients, and they have both the tablespoon and litre measurements printed on each handle. The set also comes in multiple colours to help you easily distinguish the different sizes.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.61.

    23. A pack of pastry bags that you'll never have to throw away. They're made of during silicone that won't split like disposable piping bags, and reviewers love how easy they are to clean.

    A person icing a small cake with a silicone pastry bag.
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    The set comes with six pastry bags, six couplers, and six converters. You can wash the bags by hand or stick them in the dishwasher.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.99.

    24. 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 rectangular flat plastic cake pop machine with a large handle on one end
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.11.

    25. A copy of Fall Baking: Southern Harvest Favorites that'll remind you autumn is most wonderful time of the year to channel your inner Anna Olson. It's filled with 75 recipes inspired by the fall harvest with seasonal flavours like apple, caramel, and pumpkin spice. Your kitchen will be filled with cobblers, cakes, and pies, oh my!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $26.32.

    26. A milk and cookie shot pan set that'll help you make a batch of Pinterest-worthy treats. It includes a pan and set of shot glasses to form the cookie. You can line the inside with melted chocolate, and once it's cool, you can fill it with a glass of milk.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $31.03.

    27. 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 small metal sifting cup filled with flower and placed next to a tray 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.

    28. 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 or microwave. After it rises, you can close it like a takeout box to give your loaf the perfect shape every time.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    29. 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 $33.99.

    30. 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.

    Five stainless steel bowls with different baking ingredients 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 $27.99.

    31. A set of silicone baking cups that'll replace the single-use paper ones. You won't need to grease these liners because the silicone is super flexible. And you can actually remove it from your baked goods in the same way you would peel a banana.

    A batch of muffins in silicone baking cups cooling on a wire rack

    Get a set of 12 from Simons for $12.50.

    32. A set of pan scrapers that'll remove hardened food from your baking pans, so you won't have to use your nails or a knife to do it. They're made of nylon, so they won't scratch or damage your cookware

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    Some of my cooking pans are a little old and the non-stick coating is long gone. These scrapers make it infinitely easier to get food off, so I don't have to soak them in soapy water after every meal. I've used them on my dishes and clay baking pans, too, and they've never left a scratch.

    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $13.99.

    33. A soft cotton apron that'll help you dress for the occasion. It'll protect your clothes from stains while you bake, and it has an adjustable tie at the waist and a two-compartment pocket in the front.

    A person wearing an apron that says bakers gonna bake on it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.99.

    34. A decorating set that'll turn your desserts into edible works of art. It's fully equipped with eight pastry bags and four piping tips, so you'll have everything you need to get creative.

    A person decorating a batch of cupcakes using a plastic decorating bag filled with icing
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $10.99+. Available in eight sets.

    35. A pack of rubber grips, so you can open any stubborn jar with a twist of the wrist. They come in three different shapes and sizes that'll fit any jar or bottle you want to open, and reviewers with joint pain and arthritis say they're super easy to use.

    A person using a small rubber coaster to open a jar of jam
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    Get a set of three from Amazon Canada for $18.26.

    36. A cabinet tray that'll spin like a lazy Susan and save you from reaching to the back of your cupboard or fridge for your ingredients. And it has a non-slip surface, so your jars and bottles won't fall off when you're spinning it.

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    You can find a two-tiered tray here.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.99+. Available in three sizes.

    37. A set of measuring spoons that'll support you in any and every baking endeavour. They’re shaped like tiny cherries that look good enough to eat! The measurements are engraved on the handles, and they come with a little leaf that you can use as an egg separator.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    38. 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 large baking pan with brownies inside The brownies are already sliced into rectangles
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $38.01.

    39. Or an oddly-shaped brownie pan that'll make every brownie a crispy corner piece, so you won't have to fight over them. It can make a dozen brownies and the non-stick material makes it easy to pull the pieces apart instead of cutting them.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $37.99.

    40. A stainless steel bench scraper that'll help scrape off bits of dough from your counter or board, without damaging it. It also has measurements on the blade, so you can your dough into perfectly even pieces.

    Dough sitting on a marble board with a bench scraper beside it
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.99.

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

    A beautifully iced cake placed on a small cake stand
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $46.99.

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