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Hi there,

When it comes to my kitchen I’m always on the lookout for new baking equipment as well ingredients to experiment with so over the last couple of months I have been busy adding some essentials to my baking cupboard. 

Sainsburys recently had 25% off some of their baking range so I decided to take advantage and get a few items: Cupcake holder

Cupcake holder: I will be making and transporting 36 cupcakes for my Sister-in-Laws wedding later this year so I bought two of these cupcake carriers. I’m hoping they are the answer to my dreams and I won’t have any buttercream disasters along the way. As an extra precaution I may even stick the cupcakes down so they don’t slide or rub against each other. Tins and liners

1lb cake tins: After the success of my lemon drizzle cake using two 1lb loaf tins at college I’ve been on the hunt for some of these to use at home. I had planned of getting them from Lakeland as I couldn’t find them anywhere else, but luckily I came across them in Sainsbury’s for £2.66. I was expecting to pay £15 so you can imagine how happy I was to get them for 5.32. All I’ll say is lime drizzle cake here I come, one cake for us and one to give away!! Dough cutter

Dough cutter: I’m trying to get in the habit of baking break every weekend so this dough cutter should prove to be very handy. I love the fact that it is ruled as well.

When we visit Shrewsbury I always like to visit the indoor market as they have a fabulous little baking stall so a couple of weekend’s back I managed to pick up a few things. Edible glitter and colouring

Dusky Rose paste concentration: When it comes to icing cupcakes I always stay in my comfort zone and stick to plain buttercream. However, for my wedding cupcakes I am looking for a dusky rose finish so this little bottle will be getting lots of use until I get the colour I’m looking for. I hope my family gets used to eating pink cupcakes!

Edible glitter: There’s not much to say about this glitter, other than its edible and its pink but I’m hoping it will be the perfect finish to my cupcakes.

Cake liners: Cake liners have been such a revelation since I started going college. In the past I’ve always bought rolls of grease or baking paper and cut them down to size. I can’t believe I’m so late to these but I’ve been converted as it saves so much time. I just need some 9” round and 2lb loaf tine liners to go with my 8” round cake liners now.

I don’t get to go Ikea very often so this surprise visit was very useful.

Ikea tupperware

Large tupperware box: I have quite a few round cake tins but I’ve been looking for a rectangle cake box or tin for quite a while so when I spotted someone in my baking class with this box I thought it would be perfect. A couple of months later I finally managed to get my hands on it and I have to say I was gobsmacked when I saw that it was only £5.75. This will prove to be very useful for my baking class each week.

Suz x

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