The Great British Bake Off is back on our screens for 2021, and it’s an opportunity to take inspiration from this season’s star bakers and bake your own Paul Hollywood-approved cakes, breads and puddings.
If you want to recreate some of the magic of Bake Off at home, you will need equipment; and the GBBO showcases some of the best, instantly recognizable Mason Cash mixing bowls to KitchenAid stand mixers.
So whether you want to bake a mind-blowing cake or perfect your baking, here’s a guide to the best baking equipment for Bake Off-worthy creations …
The best cooking equipment for bake-off-worthy creations
1. KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer
£ 499, curries
The KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer (available in a range of pastel and metallic hues) has traditionally been the dough mixer of choice in the Bake Off tent. It comfortably handles large amounts of ingredients and the stiffest doughs, and lets you mix ingredients without losing air (a key factor for mind-blowing baking mixes: no soggy bottom here).