The cake shop It is one of the culinary arts that can be most gratifying, nobody is bitter about a sweet and surprising with a good dessert always guarantees the success of the evening.

In addition, if we do not have too much skill in the kitchen, a good way to start is precisely with making cakes and other sweets, since, although it is not very easy, one of the secrets of baking is to measure each ingredient in detail and follow very specific steps, leaving little room for improvisation or error.

But as in everything, to make the most spectacular cake and sponge recipes, we need tools such as molds that serve as a container and also help us shape our dessert. These are some of the favorites that we list on Amazon, a selection of the best sellers, in addition to those that we consider most practical and original:

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Many of us already know Lékué first-hand for its silicone gadgets that allow us to cook in a matter of seconds in the microwave from a fish in papillote to a French omelette, but the universe of salty is not the only thing that it is good at to the brand, they also have molds to make cakes and biscuits.

A clear example is the best-seller on Amazon right now, this spiral-shaped silicone mold that in addition to being non-stick promises to be very easy when removing the cake from the mold. We find it from 12.90 euros.

Lékué Savarín Spiral, Silicone, Red, 20 cm

Lékué Savarín Spiral, Silicone, Red, 20 cm

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In a more traditional style, we have this oven cake pan made of carbonated steel and with a stainless steel snap closure. It is a round mold available in various sizes whose main advantage is how easy it is to disassemble when the cake is ready.

In addition, the coating is totally non-stick, so we prevent the preparation from sticking to the container. We find it on Amazon in various sizes, where it has an average rating of 4 stars among more than 2000 buyers from 6.95 euros.

Quid Sweet Gray - Removable baking tin, Black, 17 cm

Quid Sweet Gray – Removable baking tin, Black, 17 cm

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If we want to surprise a birthday boy with a cake in the shape of his age, nothing like this silicone mold with all the available numbers. The mold is non-stick, easy to unmold and also compatible with both the oven and the microwave (up to 230º). Once the cake is made, we can clean it in the dishwasher without risk of deterioration.

If the figure we are looking to recreate is two digits, logically we have to buy two, taking into account that they are sold separately on Amazon from 9.99 euros per unit.

LIHAO Silicone Mold Numbers Specific Shapes Molds for Cake Cake Pastry Birthday Wedding Anniversary - Number 0

LIHAO Silicone Mold Numbers Specific Shapes Molds for Cake Cake Pastry Birthday Wedding Anniversary – Number 0

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Rustic-style layered cakes, type red velvet or similar are increasingly popular and if we intend to make them we need to create several thin layers of sponge cake. Then it is enough to place them one on top of the other with the cream that we choose, separating each level.

It seems something quite simple but to do it the ideal is to have several thin silicone molds that allow us to bake them all at once, thus saving time and money. Like the ones in this six-pack that we find for sale on Amazon for only 11.99 euros.

Silicone Cake Mold, 4 pcs 6 inch Round Rainbow Silicone Mold, Silicone Pastry Molds, Silicone Cake Mold, Perfect for making delicious cakes in layers of shape

Silicone Cake Mold, 4 pcs 6 inch Round Rainbow Silicone Mold, Silicone Pastry Molds, Silicone Cake Mold, Perfect for making delicious cakes in layers of shape

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Finally, we have this pack of two non-stick silicone molds to bake cakes or even bread. A couple of designs with different style: in the first we can read in relief Happy Birthday in English and the second is shaped like a flower. In addition, they support a temperature ranging from -40º (for frozen cakes) to 230º.

Both promise to be easy to unmold, dishwasher safe, and strong enough not to warp after use. We find them for sale on Amazon for 13.66 euros, the pack of two.

JAHEMU Cake Molds Non-stick Silicone Molds Baking Tray Kitchen Mold Pastry Bread Chocolate Jelly Birthday Party Molds 2 PCS (Flower Design)

JAHEMU Cake Molds Non-stick Silicone Molds Baking Tray Kitchen Mold Pastry Bread Chocolate Jelly Birthday Party Molds 2 PCS (Flower Design)

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Photos | @paulaordovas, Amazon.