Gifts for Home Bakers That Start at Just $12

Gifts for Home Bakers That Start at Just $12

Sourdough savants, this one’s for you.

Whether your baker dabbles in cakes, cookies, bread, or all of the above, these gifts make the the perfect kitchen additions.

The baking hack they never knew they needed.

Williams Sonoma Egg Yolk Separator
Your recipes require your egg whites and yolks on its own. A simple device like this makes separating your eggs a much easier (and mess-free) situation.

Portion precision.

OXO Good Grips Cookie Scoop
Portion and mold cookie dough quickly with these cleverly designed scoops. A squeeze of the handles releases each dough ball onto your prepared baking sheets. Soft, ergonomic grips absorb pressure to ensure comfort, even when making big batches of cookies.

Every kitchen needs a trusty set of measuring spoons.

Le Creuset Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons
A must for any working kitchen, these stylish measuring spoons are crafted from high-quality materials and perfectly complement any collection of Le Creuset stainless steel cookware. Five spoons measure 1/8 tsp, 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp and 1 tbsp.

The coolest cooling rack.

Sur La Table Stainless Steel Cooling Grid
Designed to fit quarter-sheet or half-sheet pans, our oven-safe stainless steel cooling racks are a must-have for any kitchen. Great for cooling baked treats, letting meats rest and more.

Because prying pie from the pan with a standard spatula is clumsy at best.

Hester & Cook Vintage Silver-Plated Pie Server
A dish-up duo. These silver-plated beauts are one-of-a-kind vintage pieces lovingly collected from estate sales and flea markets across the country—so you’ll be the only one with this exact set.

For the certified chocoholics.

The Caker Flourless Dark Chocolate Gold Leaf Cake Kit
"This kit makes the MOST decadent chocolate cake. Ever. It's actually based on one of the recipes The Caker was founded on. The quality of the chocolate is the key to this cake’s glorious richness, so inside the box you'll find the exact same chocolate we use to bake this recipe in my bakery...

Perfect for sifting flour and dusting cakes and cookies with powdered sugar.

Sur La Table Stainless Steel Mesh Sieve
Great for sifting flour, rinsing fresh fruits or vegetables, and straining homemade yogurt or cheese, this wire sieve is a versatile kitchen tool. Available in a range of sizes (each sold separately) suitable for a wide variety of uses.

Because who doesn’t want shaved chocolate over everything?

Boska Chocolate Shaver
Forecasting chocolatey showers. Chocolate lover? Us too, which is why we were delighted to meet this handy shaver. It creates sweet flakes for bread, cappuccino, cake, dessert...anything you want to top with cocoa flavor, really.

These sheets are so good-looking, they could double as serving platters.

Nordic Ware Prism Aluminum Baking Sheets
Crispy gets crispier. Sure, you know aluminum baking sheets are a homemade pastry’s best friend, thanks to its ability to conduct heat super evenly for a better bake.

Now they can wear their smile on their mitts, too!

Staff The Oven Mitts
These Staff are a happy pair of different colored oven mitts that want to hold your hand. BPA free. Food grade silicone. Dishwasher safe. Temperature resistant up to 446°F and -40°F.  

Because baking is a science—and precision is everything.

Escali Primo Digital Scale
When you are cooking or baking, the Escali Primo Digital Scale will give you the confidence of a professional chef through accurate and consistent ingredient measurements.  Measuring ingredients by volume using cups and tablespoons can be inconsistent.

A colorful display for their showstopping pies, recommended by our associate editor.

Emile Henry Ceramic Ruffled Pie Dish
Get your pie-orities straight. When it comes to bakeware, Emile Henry has it down: They use French Burgundy clay that diffuses heat for picture-perfect pie crusts.

These classy stands will elevate their confections to a new level.

Mosser Glass Cake Stand
This stand takes the cake. Throw the tea party of your dreams and bedeck this vintage-inspired stand with scallop-frosted cakes, sprinkle-covered cupcakes, and fruit-stuffed tarts.

They’re almost too cute to eat. Almost.

FarmSteady x Terrain Mini Flower Pot Bread Kit, Set of 8
Recreate your favorite bread from terrain’s Garden Cafe with this clever kit, which includes eight mini terracotta baking pots plus the dry ingredients to make our flower pot bread and lavender butter. 

It’s "the ultimate" for a reason; Food52 received input from 32,000 community members to craft this built-for-everything apron.

Food52 Five Two Ultimate Apron With Built In Oven Mitts
Made by us, made with you.  Bring on the splatters, splashes, and spills—they’re no match for our Five Two Ultimate Apron. 32,000 community opinions helped transform the simple apron into your mightiest kitchen assistant.

A hardworking hand mixer for whipping up their favorite treats in a snap.

KitchenAid 5-Speed Ultra Power Hand Mixer
Compact, lightweight and great for your everyday mixing needs. This hand mixer features 5 speeds, 2 stainless steel Turbo Beater™ Accessories and the power and control to mix up your favorite cookie dough, mash potatoes and so much more.  

A must-have for newbies and old hands alike. We want one in every color.

Food52 Five Two Silicone Oven Mitts and Pot Holders
Made by us, made with you. When we turned to you to help us brainstorm our new Five Two oven mitts, we never dreamed lightning would strike twice. First, your fantastic ideas (25,000 smart opinions!) paved the way for oven mitts worth writing home about.

For perfectly precise pastry making. It also comes with a rolling pin holder—something we never knew we needed.

JK Adams Baking Board With Rolling Pin Holder
Pastry’s new pal.  Coming soon to your counter: this pastry board with perks aplenty. It was designed by and for bakers, and we can tell. It’s got a built-in holder for your rolling pin, plus a lip on the edge that keeps it in place (go ahead and push and press—it’s not going anywhere).

This handcrafted board is worthy of displaying their most ambitious bakes.

Farmhouse Pottery Handcrafted Wood Bread Board
For your best-loved loaves.   Technically it’s a bread board, but this hand-carved beauty is such a stunner we pull it out for cheese and crackers, crostini, bruschetta, and even for everyday chopping and slicing.

This heritage pan is perfect for baking breads—minimal cleanup required. Might we suggest this no-knead recipe?

Le Creuset Round Dutch Oven
The iconic Le Creuset Dutch oven is indispensable in the kitchens of home cooks and professional chefs alike. Long recognized for its strength and durability, cast iron is the prime material for slow-cooking, braising and roasting, thanks to its ability to maintain even and consistent heat.

The ultimate wedding registry item—or a very luxurious gift for yourself or a loved one.

KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer, 5-Quart
A smaller version of commercial-size models, this versatile stand mixer is designed with enough power and capacity to prepare large batches of cake batter or cookie dough without compromising your kitchen counter space. Expertly assembled by hand in Greenville, Ohio, home of KitchenAid since 1919.

Cookbooks to Gift the Home Baker

They’ll craft the cutest baked goods with the latest cookbook from Great British Bake Off fan favorite Kim-Joy.

Celebrate With Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful
Let Kim-Joy and her signature cuteness brighten your celebrations. From birthday cakes to year-round events, all occasions are covered!  The 60 sweet recipes are bursting with color, imagination and fun and there's something for everyone, no matter what their baking skills.

Let them eat cake...any day of the week.

Snacking Cakes: Simple Treats for Anytime Cravings
In Snacking Cakes, the indulgent, treat-yourself concept of cake becomes an anytime, easy-to-make treat. Expert baker Yossy Arefi's collection of no-fuss recipes is perfect for anyone who craves near-instant cake satisfaction.

Perfect for the midcentury fanatic (you know, the one with the Eames side chairs).

The Vintage Baker: From Butterscotch Pecan Curls to Sour Cream Jumbles
This keepsake cookbook features fetching retro patterns and illustrations, luscious photography, an embossed foil cover, and—surprise! —a tiny, vintage-style, booklet inside.

When there’s pie for everyone, everyone wins.

Pie for Everyone: Recipes and Stories from Petee's Pie, New York's Best Pie Shop
New York's beloved Petee's Pie Company serves up more than 80 recipes for the best pies you can make at home. Petra (Petee) Paredez shares her personal repertoire of impeccable baking techniques that have made her pie shops, Petee's Pie Company and Petee's Café, New York darlings.

This book is packed with hundreds of recipes to spark inspiration.

Bake from Scratch (Vol 2): Artisan Recipes for the Home Baker
This collection of more than 600 recipes from the second year of the award-winning Bake from Scratch magazine features endless inspiration and instruction for home bakers.

The minds behind Little Flower Candy Co. reveal the secrets behind her beloved confections.

Little Flower Baking
“When you eat Christine Moore's food, you feel happy and well served by life.” —Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize–winning food writer, Los Angeles Times One of California's most acclaimed bakers is sharing her very best recipes, all adapted and carefully tested for the home cook.

Cover photo by NordWood Themes on Unsplash.

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