20 Best Gifts for Bakers at Every Level

Whether they specialize in sweet treats or savory breads, we found a gift for the baker in your life!

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May 15, 2023

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Whether someone in your family recently took up baking as a hobby or you have a family of dedicated bakers who slay school bake sales, there is no shortage of bakeware items to add to their arsenal. Whether they specialize in cakes, cookies or bread, bakers pay close attention to detail and many love fun, thoughtful designs when it comes to decoration, so baking gifts should follow that same pattern. Whether you're looking for something small and affordable or want to splurge on something really special, we've found unique gifts for every kind of baker.

These glass cake stands from Anthropologie are seriously dreamy and will make any cake baker's day. Choose from three sizes and colors. The subtle pop of color is sure to brighten up their kitchen.

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Got a friend who makes a mean bundt cake? Give them the gift of mini bundt with this "budntlette" pan from Nordic Ware. The Brilliance design is a showstopper.

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For the baker who just bought a new home or needs an apartment upgrade, this splurge-worthy ceramic bakeware set from Caraway is just the thing. (Plus, we swear by their sheet pans.)

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For the ultimate splurge gift, the new KitchenAid Blossom Stand Mixer is where we turn. The gorgeous aqua color compliments the unique copper bowl. It's a limited edition piece that's extra special.

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Bakers that specialize in cupcakes will love these reusable liners. These colorful liners from Amazon Basics are made of food-safe silicone making them dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.

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Got a bread baker in your life? This best-selling bread pot from Emile Henry is the perfect gift for you best friend churning out hot loaves all weekend long.

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Cookie lovers will make great use of this set of cookie stamps from Nordic Ware. With more than 2,000 reviews and 5 stars on Amazon, you know this set is sure to stand up through years of use.

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A good spatula goes a long way for scraping bowls clean during baking. The Internet (and Food Network editors) love GIR spatulas. They're made of a single piece of high-quality silicone making them extra durable (no handle/spatula separation here) and easy to clean.

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For the wannabe French pastry chef, this silicoen madeleine pan from Silpat is a must-have. The material is the same as their beloved baking sheets, so you know it'll make for easy cleanup.

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These ceramic baking dishes add a modern pop of color to kitchen cabinets. They can use them for baked goods like brownies or cinnamon rolls and weeknight dinners or mac and cheese.

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Bread bakers will seriously appreciate this bread maker upgrade from Breville. In testing, we found this machine to be a cut above the rest, if you can afford it.

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No baker's kitchen is complete without a kitchen scale. This one from OXO was a favorite during testing and is designed to hold up to 11 pounds, so no matter how many loaves of bread they're making, it's up to the task.

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Our editors use Souper Cube trays for meal prepping soups and sauces, and the brand's Cookie Tray has a special place in our freezers. The Cookie Tray makes it easy to store batches of your favorite cookie dough for baking whenever the craving arises.

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A matching mixing bowl set is a must-have for serious bakers. This set from Pyrex comes with lids for each bowl which will come in handy for storing extra cookie dough or even leftovers from dinner.

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Good vanilla can be an investment, which also makes it a great gift. This set by Nielsen-Massey makes for a lovely gift for your friend who makes the best chocolate chip cookies.

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This beautifully designed pie dish is perfect for everything from sweet pies to savory quiche. We have a feeling this will get a permanent spot in their bakeware rotation.

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For the person who waxes poetic about their sourdough starter, this is the ultimate cookbook gift.

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Spritz cookies are a staple at the holidays, but we have a feeling this cookie press will have your favorite baker perfecting their technique year-round.

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These sweet cocettes from Le Creuset are ideal for creme brulee, panna cotta and individual brownies or bread pudding. The French-inspired print is a sweet touch.

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This ceramic mixing bowl makes a statement in any baker's kitchen. It's compatible with any KitchenAid Artisan tilt-head mixer and even comes in handy for manual mixing for treats like scones and biscuits.

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This adjustable rolling pin is sure to come in handy for cookies, biscuits and more.

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