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Best baking gifts

Published: February 2, 2022 at 1:30 pm

From sourdough baskets to pretty cake stands, pie books to unique baking ingredients, check out our gift inspiration for your favourite baker

Looking for baking gifts for your favourite baker? Whether it's some kit to get their sourdough started, a book for baking inspiration or a perfect pie dish, check out our gift inspiration. Why not bake your own cake using our showstopping cake recipes, then present to your favourite baker on a cake stand for them to keep and use to display their favourite cakes?


Once your favourite baker is sorted, check out our best gifts for coffee lovers, best beer gifts or gin gifts for more gifting inspiration. For keen bakers, check out our best stand mixers to buy. Looking for a birthday gift? We've rounded up the best foodie birthday gifts.

Best baking gifts

Sugar and spice print, £24, Not on the High Street

This retro poster of your favourite biscuits and sweet treats would make a chic centrepiece in any baker’s kitchen.

Cake turntable, £38.99, Amazon

This sleek silver turntable is great for bakers who want to up their precise decorations. There is a non-slip silicon base to enhance stability and it is noiseless, so you can decorate in peace. Accommodating cakes of up to 30cm, it also works as a simple cake stand.

Painted Amaryllis Spoon Rest, £10, Anthropologie

Bring a floral touch to your counters with a bright, sturdy spoon rest ready for any batter-covered wooden spoons. Dishwasher safe, it can be cleaned easily and is large enough for your bigger spoons.

The Secret Garden recipe book, £24.99, Papier

In hardback with a stunning green botanical design, this book is ideal for a baker who wants to keep all their recipes in one place. It comes with clear guides to add your ingredients and write your steps, plus there are little details to note down difficulty and portion. Another unique feature is the boxes for your tips and tricks. Plus, they can write down when and where inspiration strikes on the dedicated page for favourite restaurants and patisseries.

Morphy Richards 3-in-1 digital scales with jug,£22, Amazon

Doubling as a jug and mixing bowl, this smart red scale provides plenty of volume to add a variety of ingredients. Measuring liquids too, you can easily reset the scale to save time in the kitchen, plus it great for accuracy as it measures as little as 1g.

Larousse Patisserie and Baking, £28.99, Amazon

Covering all aspects of baking from simple classic cakes to dinner party desserts, this Larousse Patisserie and Baking book includes more than 200 recipes for a wealth of inspiration. It is filled with extraordinary detail and some step-by-step workshops for perfecting classics like chocolate and different types of pastry.

Renata Cake Stand, £42, Anthropologie

Show off your cakes in style with this whimsical cake stand. Finished in a shiny glaze, this stand has a vintage look with a unique upside-down cone shape to keep you cake upright.

The Pie Room cookbook, £18.48, Amazon

Pie maestro Calum Franklin on the art of perfect pastry and pies, from wellingtons to sea bass en croûte. Give the gift of perfect pies!

pie room

Stand mixer, £599, KitchenAid

KitchenAid’s iconic 4.8-litre stand mixer now comes in a stylish feather pink colour, the ideal present to cater to every baking need.

Stand mixer

Fiasconaro pistachio cream, £10.99, Sous Chef

This is a great stocking filler for a baker. It's a unique product to spread onto waffles, sandwich between macarons or spoon straight from the jar.

A jar of Fiasconaro pistachio cream

Lined banneton, £22.72, The Sourdough School

Got the sourdough-making bug? This handmade, heavy-duty banneton is designed for a lifetime of use. Check out our step-by-step guide to make the perfect sourdough.

Sourdough Bread Basket

Pear wood biscuit roller, £27.50, Sous Chef

Up your baking game and make intricate designs in traditional German springerle and speculaas spiced biscuits with the help of this pretty rolling pin.

A long pear wood German springerle rolling pin

House Decor rustic cake stand, £58, Trouva

Serve finger sarnies, scones and cupcakes on this porcelain stand. Get this out at low-key gatherings where you want the cakes to do the talking.

Rustic Cake Stand

African print oven mitts, £25.99, Bespoke Binny

Gift these colourful oven mitts so your favourite baker can pull cakes and pies out of the oven in style – perfect for Instagram photos to show off bakes!

Turquoise and pink patterned Oven Gloves

Fluted pie mould, £34, Nom Living

Simple yet stylish, this oven-to-table ceramic pie dish is ideal for serving comforting pies in.

NOM living fluted pie mould

PME paste colours for icing, £9.25, Amazon

The secret to bold, vibrant colours in any kind of icing (sugarpaste, buttercream, fondant, royal icing, you name it), without any nasty aftertaste, is colour pastes. More concentrated in colour (so you use less) and less liquid than traditional food colouring (so the consistency of your icing won’t be affected), these pastes come in eight shades and can also be easily blended to make bespoke shades.

PME Paste Colours for Icing

Ceramic jam jar, £25, Ferm

Make a batch of jam to go in this chic jar for maximum gifting points. Check out our best jam recipes for inspiration.

Pale yellow speckled jam jar with spoon

Cast-iron bread pan, £252, The Sourdough School

Sourdough School’s pan is designed to create the ideal baking environment for sourdough loaves.

Sourdough loaf in a Sourdough Bread Pan

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