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Mini Offset Spatulas

Mini offset spatulas promise to provide the control you need when spreading batter or icing. Do they deliver?

Published Dec. 1, 2007.

UpdateMarch 2019
Our favorite mini offset spatula is still the Wilton 9-inch Angled Spatula; it offers great control and is comfortable to use.
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What You Need To Know

We’ve found that tasks like spreading batter in a cake pan or frosting cupcakes are a lot easier with a mini offset spatula. These moderately priced, blunt-edged metal pastry blades, which average about 4 1/2 inches long, are especially helpful in spreading the sticky batter in our Rustic Plum Cake recipe. We tested five models and found significant differences. Thin blades wobbled and wooden handles absorbed odors. Our top choice has a sturdy, round-tipped blade and an easy-to-grip polypropylene handle.

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Good : 3 stars out of 3.Fair : 2 stars out of 3.Poor : 1 stars out of 3.
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