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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

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

Available from:
Not on the High Street (£24)

Cake turntable

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.

Available from:
Amazon (£35.99)

Painted Amaryllis Spoon Rest

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.

Available from:
Anthropologie (£10)

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 (£26)

Morphy Richards 3-in-1 digital scales with jug

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.

Available from:
Amazon (£22)

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.

Available from:
Amazon (£30)

The Pie Room cookbook

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 (£18.29)

Stand mixer

Stand mixer

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.

Available from:
KitchenAid (£629)

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 (£10.99)

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 (£22.72)

Pear wood 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)

African print oven mitts

Turquoise and pink patterned Oven Gloves

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!

Available from:
Bespoke Binny (£25.99)

Fluted pie mould

NOM living fluted pie mould

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

Available from:
Nom Living (£34)

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 (£9.25)

Ceramic jam jar

Pale yellow speckled jam jar with spoon

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

Available from:
Ferm (£25)

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 (£299)

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