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37 Kitchen Products For Anyone Aspiring To Bake More In 2022

Your kitchen will become your favorite bakery next year.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

1. A set of three nonstick silicone baking mats perfect for keeping your baking trays unscathed by sticky and burnt ingredients.

reviewer image of cookies on sheet
amazon.com

Promising review: "I've wanted a set of these for years. I love how easily food slides off of them and how nice my baked goods turn out. They do a great job of protecting my pans from wear and tear, and they've allowed me to cut down/eliminate parchment paper and aluminum foil." —Carrie Harrison

Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

2. A five-piece nonstick bakeware set from Rachael Ray's collection so you can cake it up with the best of them! This set includes a sheet pan, a rectangular cake pan, two round cake pans, and a loaf pan, all made from durable carbon steel that won't warp when you bake!

the five set collection
Amazon

Promising review: "Best bakeware set I’ve ever had. These are truly nonstick and bake evenly. I made eight loaves of zucchini bread and it was perfectly browned each time. Wiped it out with paper towel and it was like brand new. Hand washes beautifully. I made lasagna and it served beautifully and nothing stuck to the pan. Meatloaf, same thing!" —B B

Get it from Amazon for $40.99 (available in three colors and as a 10-piece set).

3. A stainless-steel cooling rack versatile enough to be used for all your baking, broiling, roasting, or decorating needs!

reviewer image of star-shaped and circular cookies on the spring chef cooling rack
amazon.com

Promising review: "A great product! It held up well to baking, broiling, and being scrubbed clean with a basic kitchen scrubby. It fit perfectly in my standard cookie sheet and kept my food out of the grease! No warping or bending with heat or cold water." —emilyashley315

Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three sizes and in multi-packs).

4. The Great British Baking Show: Love to Bake to help you on your journey towards becoming star baker. It holds recipes by renowned bakers Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and even former contestants, so you can try your hand at an ombre cake, chai crackle cookies, or rainbow bagels!

the cover, which has a chocolate cake with raspberries on it
Quercus

Get it from Walmart for $45 or from Barnes & Noble for $30.

5. A set of two stainless-steel, rimmed baking sheets because you're better than those one-use aluminum trays you've been getting from the pharmacy. Commit to some durable baking sheets for the new year.

reviewer image of two gold baking pans
amazon.com

Promising review: "These are very nice quality, sturdy nonstick baking sheets. I needed a great baking sheet because my daughter loves baking cookies. So I bought these, and they are AMAZING. They are on the smaller side, which works fine for our baking needs. The height of edges/corners are perfect so there isn't anything overflowing into your oven." —KD Callie

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in three colors).

6. A set of five silicone utensils from Le Creuset that'll have you icing cakes and butter basting pastries with ease.

Amazon

Promising reviews: "AMAZING! Great product with a great value for the money! Very good quality and the perfect size." —Anthony

"Super useful! Bought them as an afterthought since they matched my new Dutch oven and skillet, but wow are they the best silicone kitchen tools I’ve used." —Aaron M. Spence

Get it from Amazon for $59.95 (available in five colors).

7. A set of silicone baking cups for a greener baking experience. Your treats will pop out easily from these nonstick cups, and you can toss them in the dishwasher when the cupcake is done!

reviewer image of cupcakes in rainbow silicone cups
amazon.com

Promising review: "They not only bake perfectly, but they are also time-savers. You can bake them without a muffin tin, so they take up less space, which means more can be baked at once. They also cool down fast." —AllTheGoodThings

Get 12 from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in two sizes and two color combinations).

8. A cute and complete macaron baking kit so you can try your hand at French pâtisserie. Ah, oui oui!

the macaron baking kit in its packaging
My French Recipe / Etsy

Need help creating the perfect macaron shape? Check out this silicone macaron baking mat.

My French Recipe is a Texas-based Etsy shop helping you make gourmet French food in the 5-star bakery that is your own kitchen.

This tasty kit comes with: a reusable pastry bag, a reusable pastry tip, French lavender from Provence, dark chocolate from Belgium, a macaron baking mix, and a recipe card.

Get it from My French Recipe on Etsy for $39.

9. A dough cutter and bowl scraper set to help you effortlessly divide dough and scoop it from one surface to another.

the nanahome dough scraper and bowl scraper
Amazon

Promising review: "I'm new to baking, but I'm a long-time experienced cook. My daughter told me a scraper was a must-have, and I totally agree. The bowl scraper is a thermoplastic so it is flexible enough to lift dough out of a bowl. The metal bench scrape is wonderful, too. The two slide into each other for ease of storage. I do love it. I would definitely buy it again and recommend it." —Sparks

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

10. A set of 12 stainless-steel measuring cups and spoons because the difference between a cup of flour and one cup of flour is bigger (and stodgier) than you might think.

the set of 12 Kitchen Measuring Cups and Spoons on a kitchen counter
amazon.com

Promising review: "These measuring cups/spoons are sturdy; they're much better than my collection of plastic cups and spoons. Best of all, I love that I can hang them from a shelf. They are close at hand and don't take up any room." —Alice

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in three colors).

11. A box of unbleached and compostable parchment paper that's as eco-friendly as it is microwave and oven safe. You don't have to choose between becoming a better baker and being kind to the planet!

cuts of baked salmon on the parchment paper
Amazon

Promising review: "This is the best parchment paper out there. I use a lot of parchment in the kitchen, and this is the only one that never fails me. Nothing sticks to it, and it can stand up to a 550°F oven long enough for my pizza dough to set on the stone or steel. Great stuff." —MM

Get it from Amazon for $5.49.

12. A gourmet utility whisk for hand whipping creams and mixing batters. This stainless steel tool is designed to be long-lasting, so you can continue to rely on it throughout your baking adventures!

a model whisks eggs into a bowl of dry ingredients with the KitchenAid whisk
Amazon

Promising review: "It's the best whisk I've owned so far. I bake a lot of cakes and I like to mix them mostly by hand, so I need a sturdy whisk to handle thick batters. This does an amazing job." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $10.94+ (available in four colors).

13. An 20-piece CorningWare baking set designed to last long so you can enjoy casseroles, stuffed peppers, and homemade bread for years to come.

several CorningWare dishes with food inside of them
Amazon

This durable set includes: a 2.5-quart oval with glass lid, a 1.5-quart oval with plastic lid, a 2.5-quart round with glass lid, a 1.5-quart round with plastic lid, a 15-ounce oval with plastic lid, a 15-ounce round with plastic lid, a 16-ounce oval with plastic lid, a 16-ounce round with plastic lid, two 24-ounce round with plastic lids, and two 7-ounce ramekins with plastic lids.

Promising review: "I received this as a wedding gift and I am in LOVE with it. I had CorningWare in the past and wanted more, so this just completed my collection. Buy this, it’s amazing and so versatile. Need to store leftovers? Here’s your answer! Need to bake a casserole? This has you covered. It’s got your back." —SouthernMagnolia

Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

14. A 100% upcycled cutting board to safely prepare your baked goods before they enter the oven.

four reBoards
Material Kitchen

Material Kitchen is an Asian-owned small business focused on making high-quality cookware for the modern home cook.

Promising review: “I love my new cutting board. Cleans up beautifully and the knives don’t penetrate the surface” —Meridith P 

Get it from Material Kitchen for $35 (available in six colors).

15. A five-speed hand mixer from KitchenAid because it's time to upgrade from spending 20 minutes mixing ingredients with a fork. No more chunks of unblended flour in your fudge brownies!

the kitchenaid ultra power hand mixer
Target

Promising review: "It helped me to easily make a cheesecake; it blends well and is powerful. I like the different speeds. It makes baking so much easier! I also like that you can easily set it down between ingredients without making a mess." —Shoppingmom

Get it from Amazon and Target (available in two colors) for $39.99.

16. A tapered French rolling pin made of beechwood or walnut that'll make you feel like you're baking in your very own artisanal shop.

two beech wood tapered rolling pins
Amazon

Promising review: “I replaced my old two-handled rolling pin with this and am very pleased. Easy to use and easy to clean.” —Carol89 

Get it from Amazon for $10.98+ (available in two wood types).

17. A handy candy thermometer since 2022 is the year you attempt tempered chocolate, homemade caramel, and deep frying donuts, and you need to get them to the *perfect* temperature.

the taylor candy thermometer in a pot full of peanuts.
Target

Promising review: "This thing saved my life when it came to making fudge and caramel! Reasonably priced and cleanup is easy." —Target Customer

Get it from Target for $10.99.

18. A floral silicone mold for cute and creative bakes!

the mold
Milton's Daughter / Etsy

Milton's Daughter is a New York-based small business that makes hand-painted furniture and DIY craft kits.

Promising review: "Love this one! So many options to use this mold on, creative wheels are turning. Love the handwritten note with the order. Thanks Lori, I'll be back to do more shopping!" —syhash

Get it from Milton's Daughter on Etsy for $35.95.

19. A set of five stainless-steel mixing bowls with matching airtight lids so you can save your extra batter instead of having to deal with three dozen cupcakes staring at you, begging to be eaten in one sitting.

the five bowls with their lids
Amazon

Promising review: "I love these! Great for meal prep. I work full time and prepare all meals on Sunday. Great variety of sizes and lids are airtight so as soon as I'm done preparing, I just seal with the lids and store. So efficient; prep and store all in one bowl." —MALKY

Get it from Amazon for $26.97+ (available in three colors).

20. A set of five natural baking extracts including orange, lemon, peppermint, cinammon, and vanilla, that'll imbue your baked goods with lovely flavors.

the five extracts in the baking gift set
Apex Flavors

Find all the traditional and unique extracts you need at the Etsy shop Apex Flavors!

Promising review: "Ahhhh, excellent quality. They make your baked goods the absolute best!" —Joanmarie Houston

Get it from Apex Flavors on Etsy for $34.95.

21. A stainless-steel digital scale so you'll always have a perfectly precise amount of oatmeal and raisins for your batch of cookies.

reviewer image of the scale on a kitchen counter
amazon.com

Promising review: "Best scale ever. Hands down. It’s accurate, has different measurements for wet and dry ingredients. It’s perfect. I’ve had other scales and this one is just great. It’s got a big surface and it’s easy to read the numbers." —M.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in two styles and three colors).

22. A retro KitchenAid stand mixer whose attachments will allow you to easily knead dough, whip up whipped cream, and mix cake batter. With its pouring shield, tilting head, and a bowl with ergonomic handles, there's almost no way you make a mess while inventing your new dessert!

the red kitchenaid Artisan 5 Qt. Stand Mixer
Macy's

Promising review: "I purchased my Artisan KitchenAid Stand Mixer about a month ago and I love it. I've whipped up loaves of bread, scones, cakes and all have turned out amazing. I love the ease of using the bread hook, it certainly does the hard work for me. The hooks are so easy to attach, and the 5qt stainless steel mixing bowl is the perfect size. My mixer came with a splash guard so I can add flour to eggs and butter without it flying everywhere. So happy I finally made the decision to treat myself by buying this mixer." —sleatmc

Get it from Macy's for $349.99 (originally $429.95).

23. A 14-piece cake decorating set to get pristine piping and make delightful decorations! Everyone will think your baked goods came straight from a high-end bakery ;)

reviewer image of colorful cupcakes with piped on decorations
amazon.com

This set comes with a 12-inch piping bag and 12 stainless steel decorating tips.

Promising review: "I really like this set. It's inexpensive, easy to clean, reusable, easy to use, and it's made frosting cupcakes much faster as a novice for both buttercream and egg white–based frosting. The different decoration caps screw on, so don't have to worry about seepage, which I like." —Mo

Get it from Amazon for $18.39.

24. An adjustable cake leveler because lumpy, uneven layers of cake are a thing of the past. If you see a leveled, tiered cake in your future, this is for you!

Amazon, amazon.com

Promising review: "I was so pleased when using this. I thought it would be really difficult to use at first. I'm a DIY mom and I finally decided to make my own cake for my daughter's birthday. This really helped me get the sizing of the cake just right and make it level enough to stack!" —Angela G

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

25. A silicone bread maker that'll take the guesswork out of making perfectly shaped and textured bread. Its design allows for steam to circulate, so your dough never loses moisture. It even comes with recipes if bread baking is as new to you as 2022 is.

reviewer image of raw dough inside the bread maker
amazon.com

Promising review: "This mixing bowl invention is genius. Bread making always makes such a mess, but now I can mix, proof, and bake all in one bowl. It was a big advantage for proofing wetter dough like crusty artisan or sourdough because transferring that wetter dough out of the proofing container without degassing it was always a challenge. Being able to do everything in one container is extremely helpful." —Keek, an Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

26. A set of four mini tart tins with removable bottoms from employee-owned company King Arthur Baking. It'll be easy to make amazing individually-sized tarts and quiches!

four mini tart pans
King Arthur Baking

Promising review: "These mini tart tins worked perfectly for making mini pumpkin pies! Everything cooked evenly, they are easy to clean and use, and at 4in diameter, they make the cutest hand-size serving!" —Kendra M.

Get it from King Arthur Baking for $8.95.

27. A cast-iron Dutch oven for some no-knead crusty or artisan bread. And of course you can use it for some amazing one-pot meals, too!

series of reviewer images of stew made inside the blue dutch oven
amazon.com

Promising reviews: "I have been experimenting with beef and pork roast meals with this Dutch oven. I LOVE it. There are no scorch marks on the bottom after cooking. The cast iron spreads the heat out so evenly that your entire contents are at nearly the same temperature with no hot spots. For this to be true requires mass. Indeed, this device is very heavy. That is what makes it work so well." —quiet bells

"The quality is superb; it is heavy but practical. I've used it to bake artisan style bread a couple times and the results were just as if I had put my bread in a brick oven. The enamel non-stick surface is so easy to clean, I don't know why I didn't buy this before." —JL

Get it from Amazon for $54.90+ (available in six sizes and 26 colors).

28. A set of three cookie scoops so you always get the perfect amount of dough to make your world-famous chocolate chip cookies.

reviewer image of the cookie scoop set on a kitchen counter
amazon.com

Promising review: "These are fantastic! They're sturdy and don't feel like they're going to break when you use them. They have worked so well over and over and over again since I purchased them. We use them for cookies, for filling muffin pans, and scooping ice cream. Highly recommend." —Jen Pants

Get it from Amazon for $17.98.

29. A pack of three offset spatulas to make decorating a breeze!

reviewer image of the three ateco offset spatulas
amazon.com

Promising review: "Frosting cakes is so much easier now. I honestly don’t know why I didn’t buy this sooner. Not getting frosting all over my knuckles is worth it." —Sandy A.

Get it from Amazon for $18.80 (also available individually).

30. A set of 50 animal cookie cutters because everyone knows cookies shaped like your favorite creatures just taste better. Take your baking to a whole other cutesy level with fun shapes.

reviewer image of animal shaped cookies
amazon.com

Promising review: "I love these cutters! They're a good size, good plastic quality, easy to clean, and contrary to most reviews they're easy to store back in the container." —Olga De la Rosa

Get it from Amazon for $9.69.

31. A nonstick cupcake and muffin pan for making all your eggy, blueberry, or chocolatey treats!

batter being poured into the muffin tin
Amazon

Promising review: "I am one happy baker! I have been baking for over 50 years, and this is the best pan I have ever used. What makes it different? First, the pan is heavier, stronger, and better made than some of my other pans. Second, I didn't grease the pans, and the muffins popped right out onto the counter after I let them cool for a couple of minutes. Finally, I didn't have any inconsistent results when I compared the muffins with each other. While this pan won't automatically make you a great baker, it WILL assure that you have consistent results from batch to batch." —C. Black

Get it from Amazon for $25.05.

32. An adorable fruit-covered linen apron so you don't cover yourself in flour, food dyes, and molasses.

two aprons one green avocado and one orange
CreativelifeJenny / Etsy

Creativelife Jenny is a small Etsy shop that makes products with variety of cute prints.

Promising review: "Quarantine really got me into baking and cooking from scratch, so when I decided it was finally time to get an apron, I was SO excited to see this cute avocado print one! The apron is a nice, sturdy linen material and the pattern is even cuter in person. Shipping was very prompt and the seller was very communicative regard order status. Will definitely be purchasing from this shop again in the future." —Caeitlin

Get it from Creativelife Jenny on Etsy for $7.99+ (available in a variety of prints).

33. A folding proofer that doubles as a slow cooker, allowing you to proof bread dough, toss that in the oven, and then a one-pot dinner in the same device!

the proofer
Amazon

Promising review: "For so many years I looked at this product and thought it would be a nice addition for my cooking needs. I bake a lot bread and while my oven has a proof setting, when I'm making up a sourdough (either the culture or the sponge) it often has to be left proofing for up to 12 hours. I don't like the idea of leaving a gas stove on, even on low, for that long of a time or overnight. For that reason, I finally decided to buy this. I am so glad I did. I've used it at least once a week since getting it. I was surprised to see this serves as a slow cooker too (yeah, I know, it says so right on the title). And a yogurt maker. Had I known all that years ago, I could have saved some money on purchasing separate slow cookers and a yogurt maker simply by buying this." —PCNiles

Get it from Amazon for $194.95.

34. A revolving decorating stand if your goal is to frost your cake with expert precision!

reviewer image of a decorated cake on a kootek cake stand
amazon.com

Promising review: "Spins like a dream! It is scored so that you can center your cake perfectly. It is even pretty enough for presentation. Love everything about it." —Nancy Inch

Get it from Amazon for $40.99.

35. A yolk separator because when a recipe calls for egg whites only, they mean egg whites only. And trying to separate the yolk with your hands? No bueno.

an egg yolk sitting in the soleader yolk separator which hangs over a bowl
Amazon

Promising review: "As a pastry chef, I have spent plenty of time and money trying out tools to make me more efficient at my job. I have plenty of different knives, spatulas, and piping tips that help me achieve that, but I had never found an egg separator as effective and easy to use as this. Most other tools take a moment or so to get a clean separation, but with this tool, it was seamless. A must-have for any kitchen." —Cassie

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

36. A stainless-steel zester and grater for when your recipe calls for a hint of lemon, and that rind is exactly where you need to get it from. Its ergonomic and nonslip handle means you can zest, grate, and shave all the livelong day!

a model zesting a lemon over a cutting board
Amazon

Promising review: "I was amazed and impressed by what a great tool this grater is! I didn't expect it to be this good. I'd been using a box grater for lemon zest and grated cheese before I got this and I always found the box grater to be awkward to work with. This is easy to work with and very easy to clean. The curved surface makes it easy to concentrate the grated material into a bowl beneath it." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $11.98.

37. Rose's Baking Basics to take your brownies, pies, and homemade breads to the next level! Award-winning author Rose Levy Beranbaum guides you through must-know recipes for new and experienced bakers with extreme precision and enthusiasm for the craft.

the cover of Rose's Baking Basics
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Get it from Amazon for $15.89, Target for $15.89, Bookshop for $32.20 (to support local bookstores), or check your local library. 

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.