Great British Bake Off: 10 best bakeware

The Great British Bake Off is back. To play along at home, invest in some pieces to help you to whip up Mary Berry-worthy creations with ease

It's time. Aprons on and wooden spoons at the ready. The Great British Bake Off is back and 12 home-baking hopefuls are steeling themselves to face the Berry-Hollywood firing line.
But for those of us who aren't quite as brave and who prefer the comfort of our own kitchen and the easily-won approval of our eat-anything family, it's a great excuse to pick up some new kit and get cooking.
Whether you're a baking novice or a future Bake Off challenger, here are ten pieces of bakeware to get your batter rising and your colleagues aah-ing in wonder. Just try not to put salt in the rum babas or steal anyone's custard.

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If novelty is your thing, Lakeland's Flowerpot Muffin Cases are sure to draw plenty of attention at a garden party, but for sheer "what did I ever do without it?" functionality, head down to John Lewis and pick up a Multisize Cake Tin.

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1. Satin Anodised Multisize Cake Tin, £35

2. Jamie Oliver by Tefal Carbon Steel Bakeware Set, £35.00

3. Nordic Ware Rose Bundt Cake Pan, £36

4. 6 Flowerpot Muffin Cases, £6.99

5. Lekue Bread Maker, £22.98

6. Le Creuset 12 Cup Bun Tray, £22

7. Oliver Bonas Sprinkle Cupcake Case, £4.50

8. 6 Heart Cupcake Cases, £5

9. Baking Boutique Set of 4 Mini Spring Form Moulds, £15

10. 4 Bucket and Spade Silicone Moulds, £9.99

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