8 Summer Baking Essentials

8 Summer Baking Essentials

Summer Baking

As the sun warms the air and flowers bloom, there's an undeniable allure to the scents of summer. But what truly completes the picture? The aroma of freshly baked goods emanating from the kitchen, of course. From the sweetness of cookies to the tang of lemon loaves, summer baking holds a special place in every budding baker's heart. So, if you're ready to embark on your own summer baking adventure, here are 8 essential tools and accessories you shouldn't go without.

Tea Towels:

A baker's trusty companion, tea towels are indispensable for any baking endeavour. From wiping hands to cleaning up spills, they're versatile and practical. Choose from our practical cotton tea towels featuring Tracey’s summer prints from Bees and Hydrangeas to Elephant and Zebras our tea towels are 100% cotton and add a high-quality and luxurious feel to the kitchen. Looking for tips on how best to wash your tea towels? Read our handy guide.

Summer Baking
Bee Tea Towel
Elephant Tea Towel
Zebra Tea Towel

Double Oven Gloves:

Protect your hands in style with double oven gloves. Not only do they keep you safe when handling hot dishes, but they also add a charming touch to your kitchen decor. Choose from Tracey’s designs that resonate with your summer vibes and hang them proudly on your cooker rail. Prefer and oven mitt? Discovers Tracey’s matching sets here.

Bee Oven Glove
Elephant Oven Glove
Zebra Oven Glove


No baker should be without an apron. Keep your clothes pristine while you whip up your culinary creations with a stylish baking apron. Tracey’s aprons have double pockets  and adjustable necks to  fit any budding baker out there. A perfect gift  for any chef.

Bee Apron
Elephant Apron

Rolling Pin:

Essential for rolling out dough for pies, cookies, and pastries, a good rolling pin is a must-have for any baker. Choose one with comfortable handles and a smooth surface for effortless rolling.

Cooling Rack:

Ensure your baked treats cool evenly and retain their texture with a sturdy cooling rack. Proper cooling is essential for preventing soggy bottoms and achieving perfect results every time.

Baking Parchment Paper:

Make cleanup a breeze and prevent your goodies from sticking to the pan with baking parchment paper. It's a lifesaver for lining trays and wrapping baked goods for storage.

Mixing Bowl:

Invest in a set of durable mixing bowls in various sizes to accommodate all your baking needs. Whether you're whipping up batter or tossing salad, having the right bowl for the job makes all the difference.

Cake Tins:

From layer cakes to fruit tarts, cake tins are essential for bringing your baking creations to life. Choose high-quality tins in different shapes and sizes to suit your recipes and add versatility to your kitchen arsenal.

Summer Baking

With these 8 summer baking essentials in your toolkit, you're ready to dive into a season of delicious delights. So, don your Tracey Cooper apron, preheat the oven, and let the baking begin! And if you're looking for inspiration, be sure to check out our collection of cake recipes for your next baking masterpiece.