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 and decorating ideas 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 or treat someone to one of our best champagne gifts.

Best baking gifts to buy for Christmas 2023

The Secret Garden recipe book

Papier recipe book

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.

Available from:
Papier (£29)

John Lewis glass cake stand

John Lewis gold cake stand

Ensure someone's bakes will sparkle in style with this statement gold cake stand. The perfect way to display a special centrepiece, it's ideal for the festive season and beyond.

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Available from:
John Lewis (£25)

Morphy Richards 3-in-1 digital scales with jug

red morphy richards baking scale with silver bowl

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 is great for accuracy as it measures as little as 1g.

Anthropologie measuring spoons

Anthropologie measuring spoons

This delicate set of measuring spoons will make measuring out spices, baking powder and more a pleasure the next time the lucky recipient is baking up a storm.

Available from:
Anthropologie (£18)

Larousse Patisserie and Baking


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.

KitchenAid stand mixer

Stand mixer

KitchenAid’s iconic stand mixers are a kitchen workhorse for any keen baker – with paddles for whipping up cake batter, whisking meringues, kneading bread doughs... the opportunities are endless and it's a luxury gift the lucky recipient is sure to thank you for.

Dunelm heart oven gloves

Dunelm oven gloves

Show the love with these simple monochrome oven gloves in a cheery heart print. They're made from 100% recycled materials and are machine-washable to clean up any spills.

Available from:
Dunelm (£6)

Oliver Bonas ceramic oven dish

Oliver Bonas ceramic dish

Perfect for crumbles, pies and traybakes, this ceramic dish will become a staple piece of baking and cooking equipment. The pretty pastel blue design has a delicate fluted edge for easy oven-to-table serving.

Available from:
Oliver Bonas (£35)

Fiasconaro pistachio cream

A jar of Fiasconaro pistachio cream

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.

Available from:
Sous Chef (£12.99)

Lined banneton

Sourdough Bread Basket

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.

Available from:
The Sourdough School (£16.80)

The Pie Room by Calum Franklin

pie room

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!

Available from:
Amazon (£22.39)
Waterstones (£26)

Springerle and speculaas biscuit roller

A long pear wood German springerle rolling pin

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

Available from:
Sous Chef (£27.50)

PME paste colours for icing

PME Paste Colours for Icing

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.

Available from:
Amazon (£12.95)

Cast-iron bread pan

Sourdough loaf in a Sourdough Bread Pan

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

Available from:
The Sourdough School (£310)


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