You know they love to bake in their spare time—but maybe you’re not exactly sure how to turn that fact into a perfect present this holiday season. Never fear: We’ve got you covered. Our Shop is filled with gift-ready baking essentials for any skill level and budget. To get you started, we’ve gathered 24 of our favorite options (grouped into five categories) for versatile, guaranteed-to-please baking gifts.
For someone who’s really into baking, you can’t go wrong with giving them the tools they need to upgrade their cakes, pies, and cookies. A marble rolling pin—which helps buttery pastry dough stay cool—is a great option, and you can’t go wrong with staples like measuring cups and a digital scale.
Whether you’re gifting a new baker their very first loaf pan or giving an expert pie-maker a new and improved dish, these are the sorts of heirloom bakeware pieces that they’ll keep in their collections for years to come.
Sharing your creations is a key part of the baking experience. These gifts—all of which play a role in bringing baking projects to the table—all enhance that part of the process, whether it’s a beautiful stand to display a layer cake or a serving platter for a warm batch of cookies.
For the baker who’s obsessed with expanding their pantry, nothing beats new ingredients to experiment with. High-quality baking mixes and premade pie fillings are great options for beginners, while experienced bakers always appreciate a new jar of tahini or Sicilian chocolate spread.
Still stumped? Here are a few more ideas for the baker in your life, from cute Christmas ornaments to a baking cookbook they can reach for again and again.
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