Whether you’ve only recently picked up baking (*cough* circuit breaker banana bread *cough*), or consider yourself a pretty competent home baker, creating mouth-watering cakes, breads and cookies starts with having the right ingredients on hand. And there are certain key ingredients that you simply can’t do without – and it’s important not to skimp on quality here, as that can make or break your dish.
To help you make the right choice, here’s a list of reliable baking staples chosen by our dear readers in this year’s Domestic Diva Awards. There are basic essentials like flours, butters and leavening agents to create super fluffy and delicious bakes, as well as convenient pre-mix formulas to save you time and energy. Check out the winners below!