Viral TikTok kitchen gadgets: Here’s why social media is going crazy for this steaming toaster


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TikTokers frequently use the phrase “TikTok made me buy it,” and it’s not hard to see why. TikTok has become a social media destination for shopping, with users reviewing and demonstrating unusual and often great products.

Many of these viral articles come from Amazon. For consumers, it can be especially helpful to watch TikTokers unbox and use these gadgets before investing in it.

Finding all of TikTok’s favorite kitchen gadgets can take time – there are plenty of videos waiting for those who fall down the viral rabbit hole of TikTok product shopping. We’ve sorted through hundreds of TikTok posts to find the best kitchen gadgets that have gone viral, so you don’t have to. These products are all popular with reviewers and real users – if a product is out of fashion and doesn’t work as advertised, it won’t make it to our list.

Below are the viral TikTok kitchen gadgets that TikTok is loving right now.

Balmuda The Toaster Steam Oven


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Few people have put up Kitchen-Tok — it’s TikTok shorthand for TikTok cooking — posts quite like Emily Mariko’s. The Bay Area influencer’s cooking videos have been going viral since 2021. Mariko also has her finger on the hottest kitchen gadget trends. Her followers noticed when she added a Balmuda toaster to her food prep rotation this year.

The 4.5 star rated kitchen gadget uses steam technology to toast bread. The steaming method is intended to toast your bread perfectly, without sacrificing the internal moisture and flavor of the bread. It offers four bread modes, including sandwich, artisan, pizza, and pastry. The device can also be used as a mini oven that reaches up to 450 degrees.

Balmuda The Toaster Steam Oven, $299

Long-time Mariko followers might recall that the salmon and rice lover used to use the Breville Mini Smart Oven to heat up baked goods every weekend. The kitchen gadget, rated 4.6 stars by Amazon reviewers, is currently on sale.

Breville Smart Mini Oven, $158 (usually $180)

More viral TikTok kitchen gadgets

Dream Farm “Scizza”


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Have you ever heard of pizza scissors? In the words of TikToker @babiesofsteele, “who needs a pizza cutter when you can just cut it?” The TikToker blew commenters away with the genius “shear” idea.

@babiesofsteele Reply to @rikent4 PIZZA SCISSORS FOREVER #foodtok ♬ original sound – Meredith Steele

Amazon has a wide selection of pizza scissors. But don’t confuse them with common kitchen scissors. Pizza scissors often include some sort of serving component.

This pair of stainless steel scissors designed for cutting pizza is called the “Scizza”. Rated 4.7 stars, it features a unique spatula comb that acts as a pizza server. Its blades separate for easy sharpening and the Scizza set is dishwasher safe.

“Scizza” Dream Farm, $35

Original Zulay milk frother


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Remember the Dalgona coffee trend of 2020? It may have been the sourdough appetizers and viral banana bread, but the milk frother used to make it is still a popular buy on Amazon – coffee lovers can’t get enough.

The portable foam maker is battery operated. It can whip milk, coffee, tea, matcha, hot chocolate and more. The original Zulay milk frother is available in a wide variety of colors. It is also currently on sale.

Original Zulay milk frother, $14 after coupon (usually $19)

Trudeau toss and chop salad tongs


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TikToker @Paigeejenna calls these salad tongs toss and chop a “game changer”. His supporters agree. One TikTok user even said the salad chopper changed his life.

@paigeejenna these are… a game changer (linked in my bio under food) #salad #step by step #foryou #saladrecipe #healthy #healthyrecipe #kitchentool #kitchenhacks ♬ Say So (Instrumental version) [Originally Performed by Doja Cat] -Elliot Van Coup

Trudeau salad tongs for tossing and chopping feature stainless steel blades with micro-serrated edges. The Salad Chopper’s unique pincer shape helps lift and chop greens and vegetables. This revolutionary 4.6-star rated kitchen gadget is currently on sale on Amazon.

Trudeau salad tongs for tossing and chopping, $19 (usually $25)

Simple and modern classic insulated tumbler


Simple modern via Amazon

This insulated tumbler isn’t exactly a gimmick, but the kitchenware is popular nationwide, thanks to famous TikTok influencer @Tinx.

Tinx (real name Christina Najjar) said she has several versions of this tumbler, delighted that the Simple Modern product keeps your drink “at the same temperature for 24 hours”.

This stylish water bottle is double walled and vacuum insulated. It comes with a straw lid for cold drinks and a flip lid you can use for hot drinks. The tumbler is available in a variety of colors and designs and can be ordered up to a 32 ounce size.

Simple and Modern Classic Insulated Tumbler, $24

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