Product: Bigjigs Toys Young Chef’s Baking Set
Age Range: 3 years+
Manufacturer’s Description: This comprehensive Baking Set will encourage every Young Chef to develop their skills! Includes a six-bun baking tray, a ramekin, loaf tin, a whisk, a wooden rolling pin and six pastry cutters. Supplied complete with an oven glove and a set of measuring spoons that will inspire and delight youngsters to enjoy creative time in the kitchen. Encourages creative and imaginative role play.
Rating: (5/5 stars)
Review: Georgie loves to bake with me so when we were sent this baking set to review she was over the moon. The Bigjigs Toys Young Chef’s Baking Set includes child size versions of almost everything you need to bake cakes or biscuits, including a tiny oven glove which is utterly adorable.
We waited for the first opportunity we got, and then as soon as Lydia was safely asleep, Georgie and I got our bake on. Georgie asked to make cakes and biscuits, so that’s what we did.
Georgie was able to mix the biscuit mix herself and loved measuring the baking powder herself with her spoon. She floured her surface before rolling out the mixture with her rolling pin, then used the cutters to make fun shaped biscuits. I helped her transfer them to a baking tray and then popped them in the oven while we got started with some cakes.
Because we were limited on time (Lydia’s naps are getting shorter and shorter) we measured out the ingredients together and then I whizzed it up in the k-mix for her, and let her spoon it into the cases and loaf tin herself. Into the oven, then the biscuits out for some decorating, and then out come the cakes to cool – and very nice they tasted too!
I love that this set includes a set of measuring spoons; Georgie loves to measure out and count the ingredients so to have her very own spoons for this is very exciting for her. The little rolling pin is great too, she has one without handles but much prefers this style.
The oven glove is really sweet but Georgie is still a little young to be getting things in or out of the oven. I would let her use it to move warm things around, to get her into the good habit of using one. For now, she insisted on using it half the time we were mixing the ingredients anyway. A set of cake cases is a nice addition too, so you can get baking straight away.
The only thing I would say that this set was missing would be a small wooden spoon – but I am tempted to buy the pastry set for her birthday, which includes one – so that would solve that problem.
I think this set is great value for money and all the items are of excellent quality, as I have come to expect from Bigjigs. It’s great to get a muffin tray and little loaf tin as part of the set – now Georgie has her very own tray for her own cakes, so she can have her very own batch when we bake together.
We had a great time baking with this set and I know that we will have many more fun & floury afternoons in the future – 5 stars.