25 Essential Baking Ingredients

25 Essential Baking Ingredients

Baking is based on sugar, flour, butter and eggs. With these basic ingredients, the baking possibilities are endless: think crusty breads and delicate French pastries, to simple three-ingredient pie crusts. From shelf-stable dry ingredients to refrigerated spares, these are the essentials for a basic bakery.

Room Temperature Items:

  • All-purpose Flour
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Powdered Sugar/Confectioners’ Sugar
  • Golden Brown Sugar
  • Baking Soda
  • Baking Powder
  • Kosher Salt
  • Active Dry Yeast
  • Cornstarch
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Light Corn Syrup
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Cream of Tartar
  • Honey
  • Oats
  • Chocolate Chips: Dark, Milk, and White Chocolates
  • Spices: Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Allspice, Cardamom, Ginger 
  • Dried Fruits: Raisins, Apricots, Cherries
  • Nuts: Almonds, Pecans, Peanuts, Macadamia Nuts

Refrigerated Items:

  • Eggs
  • Whole Milk
  • Buttermilk
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Full-fat Plain Yogurt

1 comment

  • Joginder Singh

    It was an Interesting Article! Thanks for the Information,to learn more about baking essentails

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