Not all superheroes wear capes; some wear aprons. And the best thing you can do is to keep your favorite cook in the kitchen, baking up delicious goodies to eat! When it comes to finding the perfect gift for your family member or friend who loves to bake, we’ve got you covered. Here are 25 useful gifts for bakers that your favorite baker (yes, you can be your own favorite baker) will use and love!
For handmade and DIY gift ideas and tutorials, scroll down to the bottom.
The Best Gifts for Bakers that They Will Love
Here’s a way to help them organize their pantry with this useful container set. They can keep their various flours, sugars, and other dry ingredients sealed and fresh while also having a visually appealing pantry space. Comes with blank stick-on labels and marker. Because no one likes a messy kitchen/pantry. No one.
If you're looking for a generous gift for someone regardless of their skill level, a KitchenAid mixer is the way to go. Serious bakers swear by it, and for good reason. Not only will this 5 quart stand mixer up their game when making baked goods, but it has multiple other uses as well. Gifting this is a great way to secure the "best gift ever" this holiday season - guaranteed!! (Other color options are available, but this one is our personal favorite.)
Mini bundt cakes are my typical go-to for a special occasion, and with the Nordic Ware Mini Bundt Pan you can make your own! Made of cast iron aluminum to distribute heat quickly and evenly for even rising, uniform baking and a golden crust. This tool is a must for every baker.
Mmm I can smell the sourdough already. This stainless steel kit has all the kitchen tools you need - a Danish dough whisk, a bread dough scraper, and a bread lame slashing tool with 10 sharp blades. With a thoughtful gift like this, your favorite bread baker is likely to gift you a warm loaf of bread in return!
These measuring spoons are almost too cute to use! Almost. Each smiling cat spoon set includes a tablespoon, a teaspoon, a ½ teaspoon & a ¼ teaspoon, allowing you to accurately measure dry goods. Made of extra durable white ceramic & finished with darling little feline details, these measuring spoons are reliably dependable, easy to clean & absolutely the purr-fect gift.
Whether they buy their bread fresh or bake it themselves, these reusable linen bread bags make the perfect gift. Includes four bags - 2 of 11 x 15 inch large and 2 of 15.5 x 19.5 inch extra large bread bags that will fit all sizes of loaves. As adorable as they are eco-friendly, these make a great housewarming gift, wedding gift, or gift for no reason at all.
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This hardcover cookbook teaches the building blocks of making artisan bread and pizza from scratch. Use one of the linen bread bags above as a gift bag for this cookbook!
Non-stick, easy storage, and an extra sturdy design for heavier baking items, this space-saving cooling rack is a useful gift for those home cooks without a lot of counter space. With three shelves to hold a variety of baked goods, cooking and cooling time will be much more efficient. Easy to clean and folds up for easy storage - this will be a practical gift that is sure to be used often!
Yes, the beautiful teal color is attractive, but that's not why this is on our list. This set of silicone spatulas are heat resistant up to 600 degrees Fahrenheit! No more worries about utensils burning or melting after they touch a hot pan - these are made to last! (Oh, and there are lots of different colors to choose from too.)
You could gift them a plain wooden rolling pin, but this one is way prettier! Plus the weight of this marble rolling pin helps to work out the dough so much easier. It comes with a wooden stand, allowing this rolling pin to double as a useful gift as well as countertop decor. Whether they are an experienced pastry chef or a new baker just learning their way around a kitchen, this gift is sure to please.
This pan is on my own personal wish list. Make the perfect brownies with this non-stick brownie pan that makes ALL edge pieces! With one continuous chamber so your batter can be spread ultra easily and this unique design adds two wonderfully chewy edges to each and every brownie you make.
Anyone with a sweet tooth would love to receive this mini cake pop maker. It's super easy to use - just add the cake batter to the nonstick pan, cook, cool, coat, and enjoy! Compared to the cake pops from Starbucks, this little gadget pays for itself in just two uses! This gift would be a welcome addition to anyone's kitchen toolset.
Handmade and DIY Gifts for Bakers
If you prefer to make or upcycle your gifts rather than buy them, these DIY gift ideas for bakers will get your creative juices cookin’!
DIY Flip Stir Whisk Mason Jar Set – This DIY tutorial will show you just how to create an adorable farmhouse-style utensil storage set using a few pieces of wood, some mason jars, and paint.
Stuffed Oven Mitt – Great for a bridal shower or even a college student who loves to study in the kitchen, this super easy (and budget friendly!) stuffed oven mitt is useful right down to the “gift bag.”
Mini Gingerbread Baking Ornament – For the baker who bakes the most delicious gingerbread cookies every year, this adorable ornament showing a miniature gingerbread baking scene will be the most treasured decoration on their tree!
DIY Marbled Nail Polish Mugs – Every baker knows that nothing pairs better with cake or cookies than a delicious hot cup of coffee. Add to their collection with these DIY marbled coffee mugs that you can easily make with nail polish! The perfect way to clean out your bathroom cabinet, plus give them a gift they will love using 365 days of the year. (Pro gifting tip: Add their favorite coffee to the gift bag too!)
We hope this collection of the best gift ideas for bakers has been helpful for you! With a variety of unique gifts for new bakers, experienced chefs, cookie lovers, and more, our holiday gift guide has something for everyone.