Holiday Gift Guide: 15 Perfect Choices for the Budding Baker

The only thing better than learning to bake is being friends with someone learning to bake. Equip them well, then sit back and wait for the tasty rewards.

Treat your baker-to-be with these 15 kitchen essentials.

1. The everything-you’ll-ever-bake-on set,

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Each of these 10 pieces is sure to get tons of love. They’re great in any type of oven, and their durability helps them transition from refrigerator to oven to dishwasher seamlessly.

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2. The perfect beginner’s how-to,

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For the uninitiated, baking seems more like alchemy than cooking. Sometimes it takes a chemist to help sort things out. This book of 300 recipes and over 2,000 photos is the perfect guide for anyone looking to dip their hands in the flour and get learning!

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3. The bare necessity utensils,

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These extremely high-heat-resistant utensils will come in handy everywhere in the kitchen, particularly in your baker’s hands.

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4. For the true beginners,

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With these mixing bowls and measuring tools on hand, your baker will be fully equipped to whip up any dough or tasty treat.

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5. For the airy cake maker,

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Any baker will tell you that you’ve got to put love into your ingredients for your dough to come out the way you want. A flour sifter will help the baker looking to get lighter, fluffier cakes, breads, and cookies.

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6. For the organizer,

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Use these charming reusable chalkboard labels to keep everything in the kitchen labeled and easy to find.

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7. For the pastry royalty,

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Marble keeps cool and stays non-stick, making it perfect for doughs of all types. Not to mention this rolling pin adds a classy touch to add to any kitchen.

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8. For the chic baker,

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These designer kitchen linens will still look impressive even when coated in flour and butter. And the best part, they’re washing machine safe!

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9. For the well-rounded bread lover,

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Proofing baskets are something of a professional secret in the baking world. They’re responsible for the beautiful, uniform roundness of bakery boules and they’re perfect for someone who wants to take their presentation to the next level.

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10. For the tiny cake enthusiasts,

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Everyone knows cupcakes are amazing, but should the same old shape get old, bust out these fun molds and let your inner baking child run wild.

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11. For the buttercream buffs,

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Once they’ve caught the baking bug, few are content to stop before they try decorating. Give them a leg up with this beginner’s guide and prepare to be amazed.

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12. For the designer kitchen,

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Baking’s going to be messy. It’s inevitableflour gets everywhere, but beautiful canisters for the ingredients help a lot.

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13. For when one size doesn’t fit all,

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No matter the project, these cutters will fit the bill. Biscuits? We’ve got you. Cookies? Of course! Mini pizzas? Absolutely.

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14. For those times you need to chill,

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Sometimes even baked goods need to chill out. Use this wire rack and ensure everything cools properly and keeps the best tasty texture.

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15. For when things get a little too messy,

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Flour really does get everywhere while baking. And after spending hours coaxing flour into dough, then that dough into a beautiful pastry, I know the last thing I want to do is mop. That’s where this little robo-buddy comes in!

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Read More: Gift Guide: 10 Timeless Kitchen Necessities That’ll Never Go Out of Style