Are you a home baker or looking to join the bakery business league in Lucknow? We stumbled upon a hidden gem near Aminabad that stocks everything you could ever need for baking! Essence and General Supplies on Nazirabad, started as a business with basic kitchen supplies and food flavouring essences 60 years ago. But it is now a baking lover’s dream come true. Don’t go by the dilapidated look of the shop, it stocks all your fancy ingredients!

Raw material and baking supplies: Cocoa powder, baking powder, ready to bake cake mixes, unsalted baking butter, cake flour, chocolate chips as well as a range of cooking chocolate – they have everything you need to kick-start your baking masterpieces. Packets available from 100 grams to bulk quantities

Cake moulds, cupcake liners and baking trays: Bored of the same old round and square cake tins? Find heart-shaped pans and many others options to choose from. Bread tins, muffin trays and chocolate moulds- the list doesn’t end here. Get the cookie cutters and pancake moulds for a café breakfast made at home. They even have a variety of materials: silicon, aluminium and Teflon coated, whatever fits your need.

All your baking supplies available at this store

Cake Decoration Supplies and Tools: Thanks to this shop, you can finally put together an Instagrammable cake. A cake turning table, spatulas in all sizes, reusable piping tips and bags for frosting, fun cake tops for decoration, lace stencils and edible colours to step up the decoration game. And, if that wasn’t enough, take home the fondant icing, moulding pens and cutters too. 

Flavouring essences: Basic vanilla, chocolate and pineapple in all sizes to kewra, biryani essence and everything you can think of in between, get ready to experiment. Do not forget to pick up the popping food colours. Who doesn’t love a rainbow cake?

General Supplies: From gas lighters, hand mixers, ready-to-eat mixes and everything you need to clean up after the baking and cooking, they have those too. 

Timings: 11am to 8:30 pm. Thursday Closed. 
Location: Behind Mafatlal Fabrics,  Aminabad Road, Nazirabad, Lucknow