Bakeware is a broad category and it can be confusing to find exactly what you need. We've simplified the buying process by dividing our products into three easy sub categories:
Baking equipment. This includes all kinds of cake pans, from brownie pans and quiche pans to muffin pans, loaf pans and tart pans. You can also find baking dishes, such as a pie dish, roaster and ramekins, as well as baking sheets, cookie sheets and more.
Baking accessories. Here you will find baking tools, cookie cutters and rolling pins for use during the food preparation stage.
Baking supplies. This sub category contains all of the cake decorating supplies you will need to finish off your baked creations. It includes baking moulds, fondants, piping bags, cake storage solutions and decorating tools.
Standard bakeware sizes guide
It's important to get the right size cake tin for your cake. If the tin is too small, the batter will overflow. If it's too big, the cake will be shallow and cook too quickly. Refer to your recipe for the correct sized baking equipment for best results.
In Australia, the standard cake pan size is 20cm or 23cm. We offer plenty of pans in this range, from the Bakemaster Non-Stick Round Springform Cake Pan 23x6cm to the Mondo Pro Round Cake Pan 20cm.
We also have plenty of other shapes and sizes for creating any type of cake you need, including deep dish cake pans, square cake tins, long loaf pans for banana bread, mini cake pans and more.
Materials are important
Baking equipment can be made from many different materials.
Here are some of the most popular options available:
Aluminium - This is the most common material used for baking tins and trays. Aluminium is an excellent heat conductor. It heats quickly, is lightweight and bakes evenly.
Silicone - Silicone bakeware is flexible so that cakes peel out of the mould easily. It's rust-proof, lightweight, dishwasher-safe and easy to store.
Non-stick - A non-stick surface allows your beautiful cakes to slip easily out of the tin in one presentable piece. It also prevents any burnt or caramelised bits from sticking so that clean-up is quick and easy. Most non-stick bakeware will be made from stainless steel.
Stoneware - Baking dishes made from stoneware have great heat retention and promote even baking for crispy golden crusts and soft interiors. Check out our stunning enamelled stoneware by Chasseur and Le Creuset in a range of bright and bold shades.
Bakeware sets vs. individual items - what's right for you?
A bakeware set is an ideal solution if you like to bake a lot or if you tend to bake different types of cakes and baked goods. It can also help to save time and money when you are just starting out and want the basics to begin baking. While a cookware set will often contain items such as saucepans, stockpots, strainers and woks, a bakeware set contains specialised equipment for baking food in the oven.
Individual bakeware items are better suited to those who bake occasionally or who want to build up their collection piece by piece over time.
High quality bakeware sets available
We have bakeware sets for baking both sweet and savoury goods. Use the Mondo Round Deep Cake Pan Set for baking cakes in different sizes or go for the Mondo Ombre/Layer Cake Pan Set to create a stunning multi-layered masterpiece.
There are also ramekin sets by Chasseur and Le Creuset, bundt cake pan sets by Nordic Ware, quiche and tartlet sets by Daily Bake and Pyrex, pie dish sets by Falcon Enamelware and much more.
Features to consider when choosing bakeware
These features will make using your baking pans and trays easier and more convenient:
Loose base - A cake tin with a loose base will make removing the cake easier. A springform cake tin does the same thing and has a clasp to lock the base in place.
Rimmed edges - A rimmed edge on a baking tray acts as a handle to safely carry the tray in and out of the oven. The Pyrolux Platinum Swiss Roll Pan is a top choice.
Straight walls - A cake tin with straight walls will give your cake a smoother, more professional finish.
Perforated base - A perforated base promotes air circulation for a crispy, golden base. It's great for cooking quiches and tarts.
Easy to store - Look for bakeware that can be stacked on top of each other without causing damage. Silicone bakeware can be rolled to save space.
Easy to clean - Non-stick bakeware prevents bits from getting stuck to make cleaning easier. Most bakeware can be placed in the dishwasher for a no-fuss clean.
Other cookware, accessories and kitchen gadgets to consider
Check out these other cookware items, accessories and gadgets to fast-track your food prep and make eating your creations even more enjoyable:
We have the brands you know and love at the most incredible prices that are below RRP. Master your baking skills with the best of the best, including Avanti, Oxo, Maxwell & Williams, Mason Cash, Bakemaster, Daily Bake, Appetito, Chef Inox, ChefMaster, Loyal and Kitchen Pro.
Buying bakeware online with Kitchen Warehouse
Discover the latest bakeware, dinnerware, tableware, kitchenware and more when you shop online at Kitchen Warehouse. Whether you're sculpting a cake for a special occasion, baking a batch of muffins to delight the crowds or perfecting a pie for the family, we have exactly what you need to make it a success. Shop today with free delivery over $100 Australia-wide or spoil someone who loves to bake with a gift card that can be spent online or instore!
What is considered bakeware?
Bakeware can be defined as any type of baking equipment, accessories or supplies you use to bake dishes in the oven. This can include cake tins, cupcake and muffin pans, baking trays and baking dishes as well as moulds, cooling racks, baking mats, cake decorating tools and much more.
What kind of bakeware do you need?
These basic bakeware items will help you to create a varied range of baked goods. You can grow your collection as your baking skills expand: