You know the drill: baking is to Easter what gifts are to Christmas – essential! It’s no wonder we find ourselves eagerly awaiting the Easter holidays when Lent is over. When all that fasting is done and dusted, it’s finally time to indulge ourselves and enjoy a proper feast again. With some good preparation, the right kitchen and baking accessories and some simple recipes to hand, you’ll have those muffins, cakes and Easter specialities ready in no time.
The long weekend from Maundy Thursday to Easter Monday provides the perfect opportunity to spend time with your friends and family. And what’s always there for the occasion? Some home baking, of course!
Before you set to work whisking, you’ll need to wash your hands and put on your apron. But that's not all. If you want to avoid being caught off guard when you realise that you’re one egg short, the milk’s gone off or the baking powder is well past its use by date, you should take advantage of the days leading up to Easter to check a few things out and be prepared. Do you have all the ingredients you need? Are they all still in date? Is there anything missing from your shopping list?
There’s an old German saying that claims you need seven things for your cakes to turn out well. It’s almost right, as a good bakery needs very little else:
Pastel shades are a big hit this season, no matter where you look. And in keeping with this trend, the practical baking accessories from EMSA are now also available in the delicate hues of pink and lilac or fresh mint. But they can do a whole lot more than just look good: they are also reliable and ingenious products that make it twice as much fun to bake your own Easter treats.
If you like to take advantage of the Easter holidays to visit your parents or grandparents, taking your home-made sweet treats with you is now incredibly easy. Make sure that delicious cream cake makes it to the final destination in one piece in the BASIC cake butler. The myBAKERY Plus collapsible partybutler is perfect for transporting your muffins and cupcakes: stored on two separate levels, your lovingly decorated treats are sure to reach their destination safely.
And if there are any leftovers?
Leftover cakes or buns can be kept in an air-tight CLIP & CLOSE food storage container.
We often feel the frustration mounting when we’re searching the kitchen cabinets for ingredients. Whether it’s sugar, flour, pasta, rice or muesli – open packets of dry food can be found in almost all kitchens, which often leads to chaos and poor hygiene. But don’t worry, as the OPTIMA dry food storage containers are here to help. Designed to comply with standard kitchen sizes, these containers can be stowed away next to each other or stacked on top of each other without slipping, thus saving on space. They are 100% leak-proof, 100% safe, hygienic and BPA free, so they provide optimum protection for the contents. Perfect for baking: the OPTIMA dry food storage containers. Their innovative lid can be moved into different positions to allow for perfect portioning depending on whatever kind of food you are storing.
Have we put you in the mood for Easter treats? There’s no time like the present – get baking!