Gifts for Bakers – 25+ Best Gift Ideas
Do you need gifts for bakers in your life? I’ve created the ultimate gift guide! Start here to find something great for the cupcake, cookie, cake, pie, or bread baker on your list! There are even some fantastic gift ideas for kids who love to bake.
And, if you’re just a beginner yourself and want to get started baking, check out my guide to basic baking tools that everyone should have.
Gift Ideas for Bakers
It can be so tough to come up with the perfect gift for the baker on your list. Here are some great gift ideas to help you out!
Gifts Under $25
There are so many gift ideas for bakers that are under $25. Here are some of my favorites.
Flex Edge Beater for Kitchen-Aid 4.5-5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer-Flat Beater Blade with Flex Edge Bowl Scraper [paid link]
With one of these, the baker on your list won't have to stop to scrape down the edge of their mixing bowl while baking. Before purchasing, do some snooping to confirm that it is compatible with their mixer.
Wilton 3-Tier Collapsible Cooling Rack [paid link]
Cooling rack space is always at a premium in a baker's kitchen. This one doesn't take up much room and holds so many treats!
Talisman Designs Adjustable Pie Crust Shield, BPA-free Silicone [paid link]
This is a great little tool for keeping pie crust from getting burnt.
Perfect Pie Plate, 9-Inch, Ceramic [paid link]
You can't have too many cute pie plates. Choose the color (or colors) that the baker in your life would most love!
New Ball Russian Stainless Steel Tips [paid link]
It's very likely that the baker on your list hasn't tried Russian ball tips yet. They will love playing with them and trying some new cake and cupcake decorating ideas.
Baking Gift Sets
A gift set can be a great gift - especially for someone who is newer to baking. And, buying a set saves you from having to collect and package several different items.
Cake Boss Countertop Accessories 3-Piece Melamine Mixing Bowl Set [paid link]
Cute mixing bowls are always a win!
Banneton Proofing Basket | Liner | Metal Dough Scraper | Professional Scoring Lame | No Plastic | Charles Good Food [paid link]
If you have a bread baker on your list and they don't have a banneton proofing basket, this would be a really fun gift for them.
GreenLife CC002429-001 Bakeware Ceramic Baking Set, 12pc, Turquoise [paid link]
With so many baking pans that are silver-colored, a set with a pop of color can be really exciting for a baker (especially one who loves sharing photos)! This whole set comes in at $99.
12 Piece Round Cookie Cutter [paid link]
You can't go wrong getting a baker cookie cutters. If they don't already have a set like this, it is a great gift! I use mine all of the time. If they do already have a basic set, go for some fun shapes!
Edible gifts are always appreciated and bakers will love using them in their recipes.
Nielsen-Massey Pure Vanilla Bean Paste, with Gift Box, 4 ounces [paid link]
Vanilla bean paste is the secret ingredient to make the best vanilla frosting ever. It's hard to find in the stores and so special that it even comes with a gift box!
Sprinkles [paid link]
Bakers can never have enough sprinkles! Buy one fun kind or select a few different ones.
Bittersweet Dark Chocolate 66% 8oz Baking Bag
This is my favorite chocolate to bake with, but it's not cheap. It's the type of thing that someone may not want to buy for themselves on the regular but would love the opportunity to bake with.
Cacao Barry Cocoa Powder 100% Cocoa Extra Brute, 2.2 lb [paid link]
You can't find this super dark cocoa powder at the grocery store, but once the baker on your list opens the bag and smells it, they will be in love!
La Tourangelle, Roasted Pistachio, 8.45 Fluid Ounce [paid link]
Replace the oil in any baked good with a flavored oil, like this pistachio oil, and you get a totally unique and delicious dessert. These flavored oils make great gifts for bakers.
Quality cookbooks are hard to come by. Here are some that I highly recommend.
BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts [paid link]
This is one of the best baking cookbooks I've ever used. Stella is a master!
The King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion: The All-Purpose Baking Cookbook - A James Beard Award Winner (King Arthur Flour Cookbooks) [paid link]
This book should be in every baker's library. It has all of the basic baking recipes and tips that you need.
The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs [paid link]
This is my favorite kitchen book. It's not a cookbook, but a book that guides you about which flavors go together. It is so inspirational when developing new recipes.
The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking [paid link]
This is a great book to get your baker into breads. It has completely straightforward instructions and step-by-step photos to help even the novice bread baker get perfect results.
For the Baker Who Has Everything
The baker in your life has a well-stocked pantry and kitchen gadgets galore. I'm sure that they're missing something in their lives, and these ideas should give you some inspiration.
Prepworks by Progressive Collapsible Cupcake and Cake Carrier, 24 Cupcakes, 2 Layer, Easy to Transport of Muffins, Cookies or Dessert to Parties - Red [paid link]
Your baker friend brings you desserts all of the time. Make it easier for them to transport them!
Round Cake Stand [paid link]
A new cute cake stand is always a welcome gift. This one comes in a variety of colors!
Bakers Necklace, Silver Muffin Pan and Measuring Spoon Charms, Pendant Necklace
I have never worn this necklace without getting a compliment. It is the most adorable necklace for a baker that I've ever seen.
Jessie Steele Cherry Cupcakes Josephine Apron [paid link]
Your baker has an apron for sure, but it's filthy and covered with chocolate stains. This one is great for serving dessert while company is over. It's always good to have a cute apron on hand!
DoughEZ Extra Large 17.5 x 32 Non-Slip Silicone Pastry Dough Rolling Mat and 6 Guide Sticks - BPA Free, FDA Approved materials [paid link]
I LOVE this mat and guides for rolling out dough. It makes everything so much easier. Even if they already have a rolling mat, your baker friend will enjoy the markings and the guide sticks that come with this one.
Personalized Baking Gifts
Personalized gifts are so fun! Bakers will take pride in displaying these in their kitchens.
Personalized Silicone Spatula
Customize these spatulas with the baker's name or something they like to bake.
Personalized Mixing Bowl
This is such a sweet gift idea!
Personalised Kitchen Art Print
I love this personalized kitchen art for bakers.
Personalized Rolling Pin
It's so fun to be able to make personalized cookies!
Gifts for Kids Who Like to Bake
If you know a kid who loves to bake, they may really enjoy one of these gifts.
The Wizard's Cookbook: Magical Recipes Inspired by Harry Potter, Merlin, The Wizard of Oz, and More [paid link]
If you have a kid into magic (think Harry Potter or The Wizard of Oz), they will love trying some of these recipes.
Guidecraft Classic Kitchen Helper Stool [paid link]
This is one of the best gifts my son ever received. It let him easily join me in baking in the kitchen and feel safe and comfortable.
CRJHNS Kids Apron and Chef Hat Set [paid link]
Every kid baker needs their own chef hat and apron.
Babycakes Mini Cake Pop Maker [paid link]
Even if the child baker isn't ready to run the oven yet, they can bake desserts in their very own mini cake pop maker.
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