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36 Amazing Gifts for Bakers

Know someone who's always in the kitchen (and loves it)? Check out these amazing gifts for bakers. We have ideas for everyone on your list!

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Hb Polkadotapronvia merchant

A Great Apron

If you’re spending a lot of time in the kitchen working with flour, melted chocolate and batter, you need an apron to stay clean—but not just any apron. Serious bakers, you need an apron that covers you up, fits you well and has plenty of pockets. Enter Hedley & Bennet aprons that are designed by and for chefs and bakers. Their aprons are fully adjustable at the waist and neck and have plenty of pockets—including a chest pocket perfectly sized for your phone (just in case you need to text mom for baking advice).

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Mason Cash® Earthenware Mixing Bowl in CaneVia bedbathandbeyond.com

Giant Mixing Bowl

Frequent bakers often bemoan the lack of truly large mixing bowls for double batches of cookies and oversized loaves of bread. That’s why this giant—we mean it at 10.5 quarts—mixing bowl is a perfect gift for any baker.

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Caraway Bakeware Set

Love to bake but don’t have a lot of room in your kitchen? Try the latest bakeware set from Caraway. Not only is this bakeware gorgeous and easy to clean (hello, nonstick ceramic coating!), but it’s super easy to store. The complete set—that’s 11 pieces including a muffin tin, loaf pan and cake pans—fits in two small caddies.

Want to learn more about ceramic cookware? Check out our Caraway cookware review.

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Embossed Rolling Pin

Embossed rolling pins are an easy way to give cutout cookies and other bakes a pretty finish without a lot of extra work. Learn how to use it here. They come in dozens of pretty patterns, but this paisley floral would work well all year round.

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Kitchen Conversions Chart

While we all might know our times tables backward and forwards, when it comes to cutting down recipes, it’s easy to get bungled up. Skip the confusion with a cute conversion chart. Hang this one in your kitchen. It’ll look great alongside your vintage Pyrex.

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Cake Domevia crateandbarrel.com

Cake Dome

Keep your baked goods fresh and show off your talents with a beautiful cake dome. Sure, this case is perfect for displaying your latest layer cake, but it’s also a great way to display a mountain of cookies, muffins or other sweets.

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Emile Henry Pie Platesvia merchant

Ceramic Pie Dish

Who doesn’t love a deep-dish pie full of juicy fruit or lush cream filling? These ceramic pie dishes from Emile Henry are deep and ready to fill with your favorite ingredients. Another bonus: They’re absolutely stunning.

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Baking Queen Shirtvia IkersonLTD/etsy.com

“Baking Queen” Tee

Show off your love of baking with a supersoft tee. It’s 100% cotton, so it’s breathable in a hot kitchen, but cute enough to wear out and about (you know, when you’re stocking up on butter and chocolate chips).

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Macaron Matvia williams-sonoma.com

Macaron Mat

French macarons are one of the most intimidating at-home bakes, but with some patience, the right ingredients (you’ll need almond flour) and the right tools, you’ll have no problem making macarons at home. One helpful piece of equipment is this Silpat macaron mat. The helpful guides on this mat help you pipe perfect macarons every time.

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Baking Spices

What baker doesn’t like to experiment with a few new ingredients, especially luxe ones that go beyond what you find in the grocery store? This Baker’s Dozen Set from the Spice House includes plenty of holiday favorite spices like ginger and nutmeg in addition to everyday classics like cocoa powder and vanilla bean sugar.

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Do you know the story behind the term “baker’s dozen“?

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Custom Pyrexvia RusticRouteDesigns/etsy.com

Custom Pyrex Dish

Never guess who’s pan is which again. This custom 13×9 pan is perfect for bringing bars or brownies to a party. It’s pretty, practical and is definitely something your loved ones will treasure.

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Escali Kitchen Scalevia amazon.com

Kitchen Scale

For really accurate baking, weighing ingredients is a must. To make this process easy, invest in a good kitchen scale. Our Test Kitchen’s favorite model for bakers is this Escali scale. It can weigh up to 15 pounds of ingredients—perfect for big batch baking.

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Great British Baking Off Enamel Pinvia thecleverclove/etsy.com

“Nobody Likes a Soggy Bottom” Pin

The Great British Baking Show fans, this one’s for you. Wear Mary Berry’s iconic “Nobody Likes a Soggy Bottom” saying on your apron with this precious, pie-shaped enamel pin. Small gifts like this are the perfect way to fill in a baking gift basket.

Check out these other GBBO must-have items.

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Personalised Cake Tinvia TheGiftArtisans/etsy.com

Personalized Cake Tin

Your favorite baker will always get their container back at the end of the potluck, thanks to this personalized tin. We love the gorgeous decal on the cover, and the large size is ample enough to hold several cookies, bars, brownies or other big-batch treats.

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Jillmo Danish Dough Whiskvia amazon.com

Dough Whisk

We asked our Bakeable group members what their favorite unexpected baking tools were and a dough whisk was at the top of the list. Its unique shape is great for stirring together quick breads and pancake batters but comes in especially handy when incorporating a lot of flour into bread doughs.

Learn more about how handy this tool is in our Danish whisk review.

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Custom Recipe Journalvia Lsite/etsy.com

Custom Recipe Book

For the baker that’s always crafting new recipes, you can’t go wrong with a custom recipe journal. This beautiful book has tons of customization options—choose from a variety of different cover colors, stamp styles, page designs and more for a truly unique gift. Consider these other pretty recipe books, too.

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Nielsen-Massey International Vanilla Starter Kitvia amazon.com

Vanilla Extracts

Serious bakers know that good vanilla extract can do a lot to elevate a recipe. However, your baking buddies might not know how different high-quality extracts can be. Gift your BFF this assortment of global vanillas from Nielsen-Massey. Each has its own flavor profile. All are delicious, but you’d be surprised how different Tahitian, Mexican and Madagascar vanillas can be!

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Nordic Ware Brilliance Bundt Panvia amazon.com

Nordic Ware Bundt Pan

Who doesn’t love a good Bundt cake? They’re easy to whip up and look elegant even with the simplest of decorations. Bakers can definitely appreciate the beauty and the utility of a new Bundt pan. We love this Brilliance Bundt from Nordic Ware. Be sure to check out some of our other favorite Bundt designs, too.

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Williams Sonoma Olivewood Spoons, Set of 4via williams-sonoma.com

Wooden Spoons

Everyone needs a wooden spoon or two in their kitchen. This simple tool is a must for whipping together a quick batch of muffins or stirring chocolate chips into your favorite cookie dough. Treat your favorite baker (or yourself) to a new olivewood set of wooden spoons—and follow these tips to keep them ready to mix for years to come.

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Baking Shows 3via PirouettePaperShop/etsy.com

Baking Shows Crewneck Sweatshirt

Bakers, we know when you’re not in the kitchen, checking out a new cookbook or shopping for ingredients, you’re unwinding with a baking show or two. Flaunt your love for these shows with this “I watch a lot of baking shows” sweatshirt. We love how the design is embroidered on this frosting pink crewneck. So cute!

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Taste of Home Bakeware on shelves in rustic environmentTaste of Home

Taste of Home Bakeware

You can now bake your favorite Taste of Home recipes in our line of bakeware. Each piece has a beautiful embossed design that is pretty and functional. It increases air-flow to the food for consistent baking and it captures the vintage spirit you found in your grandmother’s bakeware. Choose from a 13×9 baking dish, baking sheets, a springform pan and more.

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Breads Of The World Kitchen TowelVia Uncommongoods.com

Breads of the World Kitchen Towel

Display their love for all things carb with this kitschy bread dish towel. From bagels to matzo, this unique item showcases a variety of breads from around the world. It might not be a kitchen essential, but this towel is a fun way to round out your stock of bread baking gear.

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OXO POP Container Baking Essentials 8-Piece Setvia williams-sonoma.com

OXO Good Grips Baking Canisters

Keeping your baking staples fresh is important for good results. The best way to keep everything from chocolate chips to flour fresh is to seal them in an airtight container. This set of OXO Good grips canisters is perfect for baking essentials. There’s even a container designed especially to keep brown sugar soft.

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OXO Good Grips Cookie Press with Stainless Steel Disks and Storage Casevia merchant

Cookie Press

Today’s cookie presses work so much more easily than those of yore. (We tested them!) Upgrade your favorite baker’s press with this one from OXO Good Grips. It’s perfect for making all these great spritz recipes.

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Kitchenaid Stand Mixervia kitchenaid.com

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

Avid bakers (and our Test Kitchen) know that a KitchenAid stand mixer is a must in the kitchen—particularly if it’s in a gorgeous color. Choose from a number of beautiful hues, like Matte Dried Rose, Aqua Sky and Pistachio. Any way you stir it, this is one gadget you’ll be happy to have. In the meantime, check out our review for the KitchenAid Bread Bowl, an ideal pick for bread bakers.

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Heirloom Recipe Pie PlateVia phpottery/Etsy.com

Heirloom Recipe Pie Plate

Showcase grandma’s favorite pie recipes in a practical way. This ceramic pie plate captures a treasured recipe (outlined in your loved one’s handwriting!) on a gorgeous ceramic surface. Love heartfelt gifts like this? Check out other ways to preserve your favorite heirloom recipes.

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Ws Raisennevia merchant

Raisenne Dough Riser

Baking bread is all about patience with all the proofing. Sometimes getting that right lift is hard to do, especially when it’s cold outside. You can shorten proofing times and get great rises on bread during the colder months with this proofing mat from Raisenne. This is a great gift for avid bread bakers who might not treat themselves to such a handy gadget.

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Silicone Perfect Pie Crust Moldvia williams-sonoma.com

Pie Crust Mold

Skip the braiding, twisting and tucking. This easy-to-use silicone mold pops out perfectly shaped pie crust edges in minutes! And the best part? No one will know you took a shortcut. Discover our secrets for making the best pie crust.

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Flex-It Silicone Measuring Cupsvia williams-sonoma.com

Silicone Measuring Cups

Some ingredients are just challenging to measure. You know the ones: sticky syrups, peanut butter, shortening, sour cream… (we could go on and on). To make sure you get every last bit of these ingredients out of the measuring cup, try using a silicone measuring cup instead. This flexible cup allows you to squeeze every last bit out into your batter.

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KitchenAid Cordless Food Chopper

Need to chop nuts for your favorite quick bread? Dice up some dried fruit for a recipe? What about break down some chocolate for a decadent dessert? If you don’t want to do it all by hand, turn to a compact food chopper, like this one from KitchenAid. It holds up to five cups, so it’s large enough to blitz up your favorite mix-ins but compact enough that it’s not taking up too much room in the cupboards—we know you need that space for your other cooking gear.

The icing on the cake, so to speak? This food chopper is cordless so you don’t need to be tethered to an outlet. Read more about why our Test Kitchen loves KitchenAid’s cordless appliances.

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Fancy Sprinkles PASTEL BLEND OF LIGHT BLUE, GREEN, WHITE AND GOLD.via fancysprinkles.com

Fancy Sprinkles

Tired of finishing off bakes with the same old jimmies and sprinkles? Try Fancy Sprinkles. These over-the-top sprinkle blends are shiny, sparkly and oh so pretty. Be sure to add a few bottles of these sprinkles to your collection of cake decorating supplies.

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Ateco Stainless Steel Cake Testervia amazon.com

Cake Testers

Sure, you can use a toothpick to make sure cakes are done, but no serious baker wants to rummage around in a drawer to find one. Instead, gift your baking friends a set of cake testers that they can keep at the ready. It’s a cute, affordable gift that they’ll surely appreciate.

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Cookie Of The Month Kitvia williams-sonoma.com

Cookie of the Month Kit

Face it—you haven’t used 90% of your cookie cutters in the past decade. Skip holding onto that sad, rusty snowman and replace ’em with this streamlined set. It includes a cutter for each month of the year, capitalizing on holidays and seasonal shapes. (Psst! Check out the best baking subscription boxes.)

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Challenger Breadware Starter Jar Set Via Challengerbreadware.com

Sourdough Starter Jars

Designed specifically for sourdough by the experts over at Challenger Breadware, these starter jars make it easy to track the growth of your culture. Plus, the clear glass makes it easy to see exactly what’s going on. Attach a copy of our Sourdough Starter recipe for an over-the-top gift.

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Wilton Bake-Even Cake Strips for Evenly Baked Cakes, 2-Piecevia amazon.com

Cake Pan Strips

These cake pan wraps are the secret to perfectly level cakes. Our Test Kitchen relies on these for even bakes on layer cakes. Find out why they are so beloved (and be sure to buy a pack or two).

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Taste Of Home Ultimate Baking Cookbookvia merchant

Taste of Home Ultimate Baking Cookbook

With over 400 recipes, tips and secrets for baking, the Taste of Home Ultimate Baking Cookbook is a baker’s dream—and it’s a gift that keeps on giving. They’ll think of you every time they whip up delicious goodies from this cookbook. From our editors, to your loved ones!

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Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is an editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. Lisa is also dedicated to finding and testing the best ingredients, kitchen gear and home products for our Test Kitchen-Preferred program. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts.
Katie Bandurski
As Senior Shopping Editor, Katie connects Taste of Home readers with the best gifts, deals and home products on the market. An avid foodie and a holiday enthusiast, Katie is an expert at cultivating meaningful moments. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and watching Christmas movies.