15 Bread Making Tools for Every Home Baker
Every home baker who loves creating their own fresh-baked bread knows the importance of having the right bread making tools for the job. Not only does having a proper collection of bread making supplies make your work easier and more efficient, it also allows you to experiment with new bakes whenever the inspiration strikes.
The right bread making tools can help turn any baking enthusiast from a bread-making hobbyist to a full-fledged artisan. Imagine putting together a complete set of bread making tools for your kitchen or picking out the best gifts for bakers. Which new pieces would help elevate your craft? And how do you put these bread baking tools to their best use?
A perfect way to explore the possibilities is by signing up for online bread making classes. You’ll learn traditional and modern techniques for creating baked wonders, taught by some of the best bakers in the business today. Start expanding your collection with the exciting list of bread making tools below and watch your bread baking aspirations rise!
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- Best Bread Lame
- Best Proofing Basket
- Best Rolling Pin
- Best Mixing Bowls
- Best Whisk
- Best Dough Scrapers
- Best Tool Sets
- Best Storage and Serving
Best Bread Lame
1. Mrs. Anderson's Artisan Bread Lame
A baking lame is a handy tool that scores dough with incredible precision. To make sure your loaves rise properly without crusts that split in strange and damaging ways, make sure you have Mrs. Anderson's Artisan Bread Lame in your bread making tool arsenal. Your baguettes will thank you for it…maybe even in French!
Best Proofing Basket
2. Mrs. Anderson's Round Bread-Proofing Basket
Bread needs boundaries when it rises to help it take form, and Mrs. Anderson's Round Bread-Proofing Basket is just the sort of bread making tool to help your dough keep its shape during the proofing process. Whether it’s a sourdough proofing in your kitchen or a zesty rye loaf rising to its fullest height, your bake is sure to be an all-a-“round” success!
Best Rolling Pin
3. Mrs. Anderson's 12" Classic Rolling Pin
Every baker worth their salt should have Mrs. Anderson's 12" Classic Rolling Pin in their collection of bread making tools. It’s the comfortably weighted roller you need to ensure smooth, even roll-outs for perfect biscuits, brilliant scones, hearty pizza crust and more. There’s nothing handier!
Best Mixing Bowls
4. Harold Import Co. Mixing Bowl 4 Qt
A proper mixing bowl is a must-have among bread making tools for bakers. The Harold Import Co. Mixing Bowl 4 Qt is a classic design, with a smooth stainless-steel surface and deep belly that gives plenty of room for mixing your dough.
5. Mason Cash S12 11.5" Mixing Bowl
If you’re looking for a mixing bowl that’s as presentable as it is useful, you can’t do better than adding a Mason Cash S12 11.5" Mixing Bowl to your bread making tools. The raised fox-and-floral pattern on the exterior and painted leaves on the interior add enough elegance to move directly from blending ingredients to serving the delicious final product on any table.
6. Mrs. Anderson's 12" Dough Whisk
From the grand tradition of vintage bread making tools comes Mrs. Anderson's 12" Dough Whisk, a return to the form and function of yesteryear! The flat coil will drag through your ingredients without creating the sticky mess of a balloon whisk, making it easier for you to achieve a soft, smooth dough. And clean-up is a cinch.
Best Dough Scraper
7. Mrs. Anderson's Baking Pastry Dough Scraper
Sticky dough doesn’t stand a chance against Mrs. Anderson’s Baking Pastry Dough Scraper, an industrial-strength bread baking tool made for comfort and power. The sleek blade and sturdy wooden handle allows a firm yet easy grip to loosen your dough from kitchen blocks and countertops, making easy work of kneading your loaves.
Best Tool Sets
8. Henckels 6-Pc Tool Set
For a helpful and attractive collection of utensils to make your bread baking an easier task, the Henckels 6-Pc Tool Set is a surefire winner. The flippers and spatulas are perfect for easy removal of rolls and biscuits from baking sheets; the tongs and spoons are great for attempting more advanced bakes like pretzels and bagel bread.
9. Mrs. Anderson's Silicone Mini Tool Set of 4
Create and apply egg washes, glazes and other delightful toppings with Mrs. Anderson's Silicone Mini Tool Set of 4. This array of bread making tools wakes up your kitchen with its bright island hues and soft silicone surfaces. Baking bread has never been more colorful!
10. Henckels Dynamic 3-Pc Knife Set
When your bread making tools include the Henckels Dynamic 3-Pc Knife Set, your baking will always cut a fine figure! This handy selection includes a powerful chef’s knife, a handy utility knife and a useful paring knife, perfect for preparing toppings, spreads and dips to serve alongside your baked marvels.
11. Metal Mesh Strainers
Keeping dry ingredients evenly mixed and free of lumps and clumps ensures precision in your baking, and these helpful Metal Mesh Strainers lets you do just that. It also dusts your cutting surface with flour to keep your dough from sticking and lets you top your loaves with a sprinkling of confectioner’s sugar, cocoa powder and more. Bread making tools this helpful should be in every baker’s cabinet!
12. Decorative Bread Stamps, Set of 4
Bread making tools that add artful touches to your loaves are a whimsical addition to your collection, and this Decorative Bread Stamps, Set of 4 gives you a fun selection of designs to choose from. The ultra-sharp pins are set firmly in durable wooden handles to create delicate lacy patterns in one simple press. Mix and match to make intricate displays on all your rolls, loaves and pastry crusts!
Best Storage and Serving
13. Bee’s Wrap X-Large Bread Wrap
You’ll need something to store your creations in once they’re finished baking, and the Bee’s Wrap X-Large Bread Wrap makes a perfect eco-friendly bread making tool for that very purpose. They’re certified organic, available in multiple sizes and can be used again and again — a huge bonus when it comes to bread making tools.
14. Bread Bag Bowl and Cover Set
Keep your dough fresh and fluffy with the Bread Bag Bowl and Cover Set. These covers help you skip the plastic wrap while proofing and also serve as bread bags to keep your finished loaves fresh.
15. Bread Basket
When you’re ready to slice and serve, don’t forget to have a few bread making tools that help you do it in style! This colorful Bread Basket by Sensi Studio is handcrafted from natural Toquilla straw in the Andes region of Ecuador. Every purchase from Sensi Studio goes toward helping local artisans find creative work, keeping traditional weaving methods alive and funding the artisan community.
There’s no telling how far you can take your baking skills when you have the proper bread making tools in your collection. The endless variety available means you’ll have infinite opportunities to hone your craft and explore new home-baked creations.
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