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18 Gifts for Bread Bakers

Looking for the perfect gifts for bread bakers in your life? No matter how long the recipient has been baking, there's always a tool that can help take bread to the next level.

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Danish Dough Whisk Stainless Steel Dutch Style Bread Dough Hand Mixer Wooden Handle Kitchen Baking Tools Artisian Blender (1 Piece)via amazon.com

Dough Whisk

A great loaf of bread starts by correctly incorporating the ingredients, and a dough whisk can help bakers do just that. Its unique design allows bakers to easily combine ingredients without overmixing, and it can more easily work with wet dough than a wooden spoon.

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Challenger Bread Panvia challengerbreadware.com

Challenger Bread Pan

For the avid bread baker, consider the Challenger Bread Pan. By providing just the right amount of heat and steam, this unique cast-iron pan creates the ideal environment for perfect loaves every single time.

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Orblue Baker's Couche and Proofing Clothvia amazon.com

Couche

These sturdy cloths are a must-have. They help loaves, especially French baguettes, keep their shape while they rise, and the absorbent properties help draw out moisture for a crispy crust. Find more bread-baking essentials.

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USA Pan Nonstick Baguette Panvia williams-sonoma.com

Baguette Pan

If the bread baker has been practicing French bread loaves, this baguette pan would make a great gift. Not only does it have three wells to provide consistent side-by-side baking, but the perforations allow for more air flow to result in a crispier crust.

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Brotform Proofing Basket, Round Loafvia williams-sonoma.com

Proofing Basket

This unique basket, called a Brotform in Germany and a banneton in France, helps loaves evenly rise in a uniform shape. The rattan coils extract moisture to encourage a crispier crust and provide an attractive pattern to give the bread an artisanal look.

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Cultured Unsalted Butter, 1 lb, 4 quartersvia organicvalley.coop

Cultured Butter

The best part of bread baking? Enjoying a warm, fresh slice. Treat your baker to a cultured butter to top their creations. Live bacterial cultures are added to the butter to result in a tangy flavor. See what your local dairy has in stock, or pick up our favorite butter brand in the grocery store.

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Black Walnut Bread Lame - Made in the USA!via amazon.com

Bread Lame

A bread lame is essentially a razor designed for bread. Used to create slashes in the top of the loaf just before baking, a lame can help a baker elevate her signature designs.

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Carter Wood Bread Boxvia crateandbarrel.com

Bread Box

Elevate your bread baker’s storage with this attractive bread box. Not only does it help the loaf stay fresher, but the lid reverses and serves double duty as a cutting board, making it easier than ever to cut off a slice.

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Specialty Floursvia kingarthurbaking.com

Specialty Flours

There are an array of flours for bread baking, including rye, spelt and 00, and each one produces a unique flavor. Consider gifting a specialty flour so he can try his hand at a new type of bread. Don’t miss our favorite baking cookbooks!

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STAINLESS STEEL DOUGH SCRAPERvia surlatable.com

Dough Scraper

If the recipient is newer to bread baking, consider a dough scraper, an essential tool for every bread baker’s kitchen. It helps you scrape dough off the work surface, divide it into sections and simplify the cleaning process.

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Pullman Loaf Panvia amazon.com

Pullman Loaf Pan

If your recipient wants to start making sandwich bread, give her a Pullman loaf pan. Its design yields a consistent shape that’s the ideal width and height for sandwiches.

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PACIFIC MERCHANTS Acacia Olive Trayvia amazon.com

Serving Tray

Help your baker show off a loaf with a beautiful serving tray. This acacia hardwood tray is the ideal size for baguettes, and would look beautiful next to a charcuterie spread at any party.

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Chambray Grey Oven Mittvia crateandbarrel.com

Oven Mitt

Oven mitts can become dingy after years of use, and a cute new oven mitt would be a welcome gift. Pair it with some new tools, like a dough whisk or spatula, for a more substantial gift.

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Electric Grain Millvia amazon.com

Electric Grain Mill

For the serious bread baker on a quest for the freshest flour available, consider an electric grain mill. This machine allows the baker to grind flours at home, resulting in the freshest flour that produces tastier and more nutrient-rich loaves.

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Made With Love Dish Towelvia anthropologie.com

Dish Towels

You can never have too many dish towels, and this cute pattern would delight a baker who appreciates a touch of whimsy in the kitchen.

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Lekue Silicone Bread Maker, Model # , Brownvia amazon.com

Lékué Silicone Bread Maker

This unique bowl allows you to make and bake bread all in one container—no more transferring sticky dough from mixing bowl to proofing basket to baking tray. The partially closed design of the silicone bowl allows steam to circulate inside, preventing the loaf from drying out.

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Baking Steel Skinny Griddlevia bakingsteel.com

Baking Steel

If your bread baker dabbles in pizza crusts or enjoys a rustic loaf, consider gifting a baking steel. Its conducive cooking surface allows dough to more evenly cook, creating a thin, crispy crust.

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Russell Hobbs 2-Slice Retro Style Toaster, Red & Stainless Steel, TR9150RDRvia amazon.com

Toaster

There’s nothing like slathering butter and jam onto a freshly toasted slice of bread. Help your baker achieve the perfectly toasted slice every time with this retro-styled toaster, which offers precise toasting. The wire rack makes it easy to toast rolls and buns.

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Alexa Hackfort
Alexa is a writer who believes there’s always room for ice cream. Based in Milwaukee, she enjoys exploring the city, tackling new recipes and planning her next trip.

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