We've rounded up the 50 best kitchen gadgets under £50 for you to try at home this year. See them all here...
We've rounded up 50 of the best kitchen gadgets that are all £50 or under. If you're looking for a new gadget to complete your kitchen, look no further.
Ever feel like there's just not enough time to get everything you want to do, done? We know the feeling! One of the ways we like to help ourselves be more productive is to use nifty kitchen gadgets that save time and energy. From larger gadgets like actual pizza ovens (we know!), waffle makers and slow cookers which will help you get whole meals done faster to smaller, nifty ideas for individual jobs, our collection should include everything you might need. There’s not a toaster, kettle or mixing bowl in sight – these are things we’ve never seen similar products to before.
In the smaller offerings, there are plenty of clever inventions to pick from, which make great gifts – whether for yourself or a lucky friend. For the bakers among you there are fun buys like Lakeland’s two tone icing bag which give professional looking finishes on all kinds of cakes and bakes with just one movement. And if you prefer to put your feet up in the evening and leave the cooking behind you, then you’ll love the hilarious ice cube tray we’ve popped in as a little bonus. It’ll make your nightcap even more enjoyable, trust us.
And we don’t mean kitchen gadgets that you’ll buy, will clutter up your drawers and you’ll never look at again – these are some of the things we use regularly ourselves, so can vouch for them!
This collection of handy food equipment will make your life just that little bit easier, and some of them are just purely for fun. We're talking homemade ice cream in minutes and chocolate fondue, all in the comfort of your own home, bliss.
Click through to see all of our favourite gadgets under £50 to help keep cooking fun...
Chef'n potato ricer
Buy Chef'n potato ricer on Amazon for £21.99 (opens in new tab)
JML Microwave Hot Pot
This specially designed non-stick cooking pot lets you create real home-made food in the microwave - amazing, we know! Microwave Hot Pot cooks poached eggs, tomato sauce, omelettes, tapas and many more dishes. It's easy to use and easy to clean too!
Buy JML Microwave Hot Pot, on Amazon for £7.99 (opens in new tab)
Magnetic Lakeland Wooden Toast Tongs For Toasters
If you've ever accidentally stuck a knife in the toaster to get your slice out before it burns then you need these in your life. Much safer, these wooden tongs allow you to grab your toast straight from the toaster without the risk of electrocuting yourself, or burning your fingers. They have a handy magnet on the side too, that sticks to your toaster for when they're not in use so you can't loose them.
Buy Magnetic Lakeland Wooden Toast Tongs For Toasters on Amazon for £7.96 (opens in new tab)
Cookit Easy Butter Mill
We all know the pain of wanting a sandwich only to discover there's no room temperature butter on hand and then promptly ripping your bread apart with hard-to-spread butter. This slightly strange looking gadget eliminates the need for keeping any of your butter out of the fridge by enabling you to almost grate your block onto bread, to make spreading a breeze.
Buy Cookit Easy Butter Mill on Amazon for £24.90 (opens in new tab)
Morphey Richards 3-in-1 scales
Buy Morphey Richards 3-in-1 scales on Amazon for £14.99 (opens in new tab)
Fillables 29cm Fluted Ring Cake Tin
If you're a baking fanatic but haven't quite mastered the more intricate levels yet, this tin is ideal for you. In a pretty bundt shape, the set includes two pans, one with indents that will produce spaces to fill with whatever you fancy and one that will create the top of your cake. The end result is a filled piece of cake with every slice - which is sure to impress family and friends.
Buy Fillables 29cm Fluted Ring Cake Tin on Lakeland for £17.99 (opens in new tab)
Ever wish you had another pair of hands? This automatic mixer, called üutensil stirr, travels round your pan in a circular motion to make sure nothing burns or sticks to the bottom while letting you get on with something else. Genius!
Buy üutensil stirr from üutensil for £18.99 (opens in new tab)
Joseph Joseph Adjustable Rolling Pin
Buy Joseph Joseph Adjustable Rolling Pin on Amazon for £21.39 (opens in new tab)
The Omelit Non Stick Liner For Frying Pans
Buy the Omelit Non Stick Liner For Frying Pans on Lakeland for £3.99 (opens in new tab)
Breville crepe maker
It wouldn't be fair to yourself to keep pancakes for Pancake Day only, they're such a glorious food! This specifically designed Breville machine makes crepe disasters a thing of the past with its evenly heated smooth surface and batter distributor.
Buy Breville crepe maker on Amazon for £26.94 (opens in new tab)
Stellar Magnetic Knife Rack
If you've got a drawer of utensils but can never find the right thing, this magnetic knife strip should do the job. You'll never be able to loose your favourite knife again. Easily mounted on the wall this sleek bar adds a modern feel to any kitchen and will keep your knives right where you need them.
Buy Stellar Magnetic Knife Rack on Amazon for £14.99 (opens in new tab)
Eddingtons lemon squeezer
Juicing citrus fruit isn't always the easiest of kitchen tasks with their slippery skins and shape. This simple lemon squeezer is great at taking the hassle out of making salad dressings, citrus icings and more. Simply put a half lemon into the squeezer with the tip cut off and give it a good grip to release all the juice from your fruit in one easy motion. You'll notice you get a lot more juice out of the fruit than you would by hand. They come in different sizes too, for limes and oranges, in appropriately coloured green and orange.
Buy Eddingtons lemon squeezer on Amazon for £4.92 (opens in new tab)
Colourworks collapsible colander
We could always do with a bit more space in the cupboards. This soft silicone Colourworks' collapsible colander means you don't lose any functionality in your kitchen, while saving you room at the same time. It comes in lots of lovely bright colours but this lime green is our favourite.
Buy Colourworks collapsible colander on Amazon for £6.99 (opens in new tab)
Lakeland Vegetable Spiralizer
We're a little obsessed with this latest gadget, the Vegetable Spiralizer. This handy gadget will help you transform your 5-a-day into spaghetti spirals. It's a clever way to get the kids more interested in veggies and a great way of making your mid-week meals look restaurant worthy. We love it!
Buy Lakeland Vegetable Spiralizer on Amazon for £29.99 (opens in new tab)
Wooden Laser Engraved Rolling Pin with Cats
Bake the purrfect biscuits for an event or occasion with this cat embossed rolling pin. Your cookies will look elegant and one of a kind with this gorgeous cat pattern. This rolling pin could also make a lovely gift for friends who like to bake!
Buy Folk Embossing Rolling Pin on Amazon for £37.99 (opens in new tab)
Mason Cash clay oven
Iconic English brand Mason Cash provides the answer to oil-free roasting with this gorgeous traditional terracotta roaster. This easy to use Mason Cash's clay oven insulates foods, steaming and roasting it in its own juices, to intensify flavour. The good news is that it's glazed inside too, making It easy to clean.
Buy the Mason Cash clay oven on Amazon for £24.29 (opens in new tab)
Eva Solo pen grater
Small and easy to use, Eva Solo's pen grater is perfect for ginger, garlic or nutmeg and will save you on washing up the big one every time. The small space on the back gathers all your grated ingredients to make sure you don't waste anything on a chopping board and it hardly takes up any space in the drawer either.
Buy Eva Solo pen grater on Amazon for £15.90 (opens in new tab)
OXO Good Grips fat separator
Make sure your gravy (opens in new tab) is the best ever with this simple OXO Good Grips' separator - the perfect solution to getting rid of excess fat. A little bit of fat is delicious in gravy to start off the thickening process, but too much and you'll get a grease slick on the top and oily finish. This crafty jug from OXO Good Grips pours the juices from the bottom, leaving the fat behind, giving you deliciously flavoured gravy without excess calories.
Buy OXO Good Grips fat separator on Amazon for £14.00 (opens in new tab)
Morphey Richards Sear and Stew slow cooker
We love a good slow-cooker recipe (opens in new tab) and Morphey Richards Sear and Stew slow cooker is slow cooker with a difference, allowing you to sear your meat in the same pot you stew it in. Turn this slow cooker onto its high setting to brown meat, releasing those delicious cooking juices, before turning down to get delicious slow-cooked results.
Buy the Sear and Stew slow cooker from Amazon for £19.98 (opens in new tab)
ProCook mandolin slicer
Get veggies in perfectly thin slices with this easy to use mandolin by ProCook, perfect for making gratins and salads. With is safety cover and non-slip feet, this is safe and savvy, all in one.
Buy ProCook mandolin slicer, on Amazon for £44 (opens in new tab)
Lloytron 50g Capacity Spice Grinder
Not just for coffee, this Lloytron coffee grinder is perfect for grinding herbs and spices in seconds to make your meals even more tasty and flavoursome. It's the perfect little gadget to have instead of laboriously crushing spices traditionally with a pestle and mortar - everyone's a winner!
Buy the Lloytron 50g Capacity Spice Grinder on Amazon for £19.03 (opens in new tab)
Joseph Joseph Elevate Utensils Set Tongs
Banish mess from your kitchen top with Joseph Joseph's elevate utensils range. The set includes a slotted spoon, solid spoon, slotten turner and stainless steel tongs which all keep themselves up above whatever you need to rest them on. By ensuring your tongs don't touch your surfaces you're keeping cooking hygienic too.
Buy Joseph Joseph elevate utensils set on Amazon for £29 (opens in new tab)