Here are some of our favorite kitchen gadgets to help make your seasonal baking with the kids easier!
Real Cooking Ultimate Baking Starter Set
$29.99 | toysrus.com | Ages 6 and older
These pint-sized baking utensils are great for kids as they’re just starting to learn how to bake. They’ll love how easy the egg cracker is and that there’s no worry about shells getting into the mix. The kit also comes with no-spill bowls, measuring spoons, a whisk, a mixing spoon, a mini silicone muffin pan, an icing bag and a mix to make cupcakes (you just supply the fresh ingredients). The accompanying ingredients to make cupcakes and icing are lackluster, so have your own at the ready. The utensils are really all the kids care about anyway because they’re so much fun to use!
Personalized Pie Baking Dish
$34.99 | personalcreations.com
This handcrafted ceramic stoneware pie dish is perfect for those yummy pies. Personalize it with your child’s name to show off his or her creations — you can add a one-line message with up to 22 characters. It comes in teal, red and blue, and the personalization is etched right into the color so you don’t have to worry about it rubbing off. The dish is also safe in the dishwasher, freezer, oven and microwave . Your child will want to use it over and over and proudly display what she’s made!
And for the parents, there are several items from T-fal that are perfect for your baking needs this holiday season.
$113 at Amazon.com
Nearly everyone loves the smell of freshly baked bread. Now, you can have that smell in your own home using this easy-to-use bread maker. There are 15 settings for different kinds of homemade bread, including French bread, sweet bread and even gluten-free bread as well as three loaf size options and three crust settings (light, medium or dark). It also comes with a measuring cup and spoon, hook, kneading blade and recipe book with 25 recipe. Your homemade bread will be great to have for all of your holiday feasts!
T-fal AirBake Natural Mega Cookie Sheet
$9.99 at Target.com
Want to make cookies that are free from burns this holiday? Santa sure will appreciate it! Here’s a pan that’s burn-proof, bakes 15 percent faster and can fit up to two dozen cookies! The way the pan is made makes all the difference — a section of air between two aluminum layers helps the pan stay cooler while baking to prevent burning your cookies.
T-fal Ingenio Measuring Spoons
$10.99 at Wayfair.com
Keep your measuring spoons all in one place taking up less space with this nesting set. The arched handle with a straight end helps prevent the spoons from tipping over when you have to set it down on the counter. The five-piece set includes a ¼ tsp, ½ tsp, 1 tsp, ½ tbs, 1 tbs.
T-fal AirBake Non-Stick Cake Pan with Cover
$15.99 at Wal-Mart.com
Keep up with the no-burn baking with this handy cake pan. The 13″ x 9″ pan comes with a lid and is made with the same air insulation section between the bottom of the pan and the base of the pan as seen with the cookie sheet. Bake your cake or casserole in this pan, allow to cool, pop the lid on and you’re ready to go!