Baking Trays & Sheets

Whether you're baking cookies or pastries, our selection of baking trays & sheets are perfect for your baking goals. Shop baking trays at Spotlight now.

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Bake With Confidence Using Baking Trays And Sheets From Spotlight

An unsung hero in the kitchen, baking trays and sheets are the kind of bakeware you'll never know you need… until you're desperate for one. Used for everything from roasting veggies to baking cookies, baking trays and pans are a kitchen essential for everyone, and it often pays to have more than one on hand too. At Spotlight we offer a wonderful range of metal, enamel and silicone baking trays and sheets you can use at home, with different sizes, materials and colours available for you to choose from. With trusted brands like Wiltshire and Mastercraft included, you can be sure you're getting a quality baking tray or sheet from Spotlight!

Baking sheet vs baking tray

While these terms are often used interchangeably, there is an important difference to note. Both are large, mostly flat metal sheets used for baking, but:

  • Baking trays have a small lip on each side. This prevents oils, grease and other liquids from running off the tray, and also prevents baked goods from easily sliding off when you remove the tray from the oven.
  • Baking sheets are entirely flat with no lip at all. This allows you to slide delicate foods off them easily, but it also means liquids can run off them when in use.

A good rule is to use baking trays for savoury foods that require oils, like roasted veggies and meats, and baking sheets for desserts like cookies, which can be hard to pick off the oven tray when warm without breaking.

Baking trays and sheets FAQ

What is a baking tray?

A baking tray is a wide, flat sheet of metal with slightly raised sides used for baking in the oven. They are usually made of aluminium or carbon steel, although enamel and silicone baking trays are also available.

How to clean a baking tray

Because of their non-stick properties, most baking trays should be easy to wipe down with a soapy sponge and warm water. If your baking tray starts to stain from baked-on grease and debris, create a mixture of baking soda and vinegar, pour it over the oven tray and leave it to soak for an hour. Then clean with a firm but not scratchy scrubbing brush or sponge.

How to grease and line a baking tray

You can grease a baking tray using baking spray, oil or even shortening - avoid butter if possible, as this can cling to baked goods and actually make them stick to the sheet. If you wish to line your oven tray as well as or instead of greasing it, most baking paper rolls will be the right size to fit a standard tray, so just unroll a sheet, tear it off and lay the sheet onto the base of your tray. You can also lay your tray onto a large sheet of paper and trace around its base for a more precisely fitted baking sheet, which you can then cut out using kitchen scissors.

What Else Can I Find in the Baking Range At Spotlight?

Bake to your heart's content with any of the fantastic bakeware you can find at Spotlight, such as:

  • Cake pans: Create a cake for any occasion with our square, circular, springform and bundt cake pans.
  • Pizza pans: Never have takeaway pizza again when you can create delicious pizza at home using a quality pizza pan!
  • Muffin trays: Create scrumptious muffins and cupcakes using our metal and silicone muffin trays.

Browse our full range of baking pans and trays for all your baking needs.

Find the right baking trays and sheets at Spotlight

You can explore Spotlight's range of baking sheets and oven trays online, where you can pay your way and have your order home delivered in no time. Otherwise, head into your nearest Spotlight store and our friendly team will help you choose the best baking tray or sheet for your needs. Make sure to check our buying guides on bakeware, cookware and kitchen storage to ensure you're making the smartest purchase possible for your home. And for amazing baking ideas and inspiration, read our blogs on making an awesome birthday cake, improving your cake-making skills and creating delicious icing.



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