Trying to narrow down the list of essential items you need for baking can seem like an impossible task – there’s a gadget or utensil for seemingly every job, and it’s not hard to see why people end up with worktops littered with all kinds of appliances. However, there are a few items that you simply cannot live your baking life without, and this article will detail them. Food Processor Essential for helping reduce your workload when baking – this versatile appliance can be a huge help for a range of cooking tasks. Models such as the Bodum 4.71 Mixer come with different attachments to further increase the mixer’s versatility. Bread Maker There are few things in the world that can match the smell of freshly baked bread, but unless you are able to afford the time to make your bread by hand, you might have to go to your nearest bakery or supermarket to enjoy it. However, with a breadmaker, the effort and time is eliminated, leaving you with high quality bread that is made with the minimum effort by you. Digital Scales A simple yet incredibly useful tool for your kitchen, digital scales are perfect in that they do not take up a lot of worktop space, meaning you can store them neatly for when you require them next time. Available in a range of styles to help them blend in with your interior design. Rolling Pin This may not sound like a ‘gadget’, per se, but the ‘Stay Cool Rolling Pin’ has a clever feature that turns it into a very clever and helpful kitchen utensil. By filling the rolling pin with water, you can ensure that your dough stays cold while you roll it, leaving you with the perfect flaky pastry. Electric Cake, Donut and Cake Pop Maker While it may not be the most widely used gadget in kitchens up and down the country, for those who are fond of making cakes, there are few gadgets that are more useful than the electric cake maker. All you have to do is make the batter, pour it into the mixer, and let the machine do the work. It couldn’t be easier. For the perfect worktop to create your food on, look no further than Touchstone Worktops. We are a leading stockist and supplier of quartz, granite and natural stone worktops from the world’s leading manufacturers. For more information, get in touch with our friendly team today and we’ll be more than happy to help.