Foodie Gifts for the Bakers and Home Chefs on Your List

Foodie Gifts for the Bakers and Home Chefs on Your List

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Last Updated on November 29, 2020 by Chenée Lewis

It’s the holiday shopping season! And now is the time to grab gifts your food-loving friends and family! But not just any gifts — you want the best, most fun and unique foodie gifts that your friends and family will LOVE. I love holiday shopping, so I started early this year. I gathered together this list of awesome foodie gifts for bread bakers, home chefs, cupcake lovers, and more to make your holiday shopping SO easy this year! Some of these are products I own myself and LOVE, and others are foodie gifts I’ve added to my Secret Santa wish list and can’t wait to try!

There is definitely something for every food and baking lover, so enjoy! And most importantly, I wish you a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season and a joyful start to 2021!

1. Godinger® La Cucina Marble 10-Inch Cake Stand

I LOVE the look of marble kitchen accessories and serving dishes. And nothing elevates (literally) the look of your cake masterpiece like a beautiful marble cake stand! If you’ve got a baker in your life (or if it’s you), this is a best bet for an elegant gift!

2. KitchenAid® Design Series Stand Mixer, 5-Quart

This is a must-have for baking lovers! Definitely a splurge (mine was a Christmas gift!) but totally worth it for your loved one who loves to bake. It makes every aspect of cooking and baking easier, including whipping ingredients, kneading dough, and gently folding cake batter. Plus there are tons of attachments you can use for additional kitchen tasks, like spiraling, pasta rolling and cutting, and grinding meat!

3. Breadsmart 4 Piece Non-Stick Stainless Steel Bakeware Set

The bread baker in your life will love this kit! Make perfect sourdough and other types of bread with this kit, including a Danish whisk to mix dough, a SmartScraper to fold and divide dough, a proofing basket, and a Breadsmart lamé to score designs. Plus, each kit includes access to a digital recipe book to give bread bakers great ideas!

4. Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten

No better foodie gifts for a home cook than cookbooks! And this one, by none other than the Barefoot Contessa herself, the great Ina Garten, shares all the comfort food we need after a year like this one! Give the gift of elegant comfort cooking with Ina’s brand-new book!

5. Whole Tahitian Vanilla Beans, 5-pack

Seasoned bakers love using whole vanilla beans to lend that full vanilla flavor to their baking! If you’ve got a dessert baker in your life, vanilla beans are perfect foodie gifts to inspire them to make delectable treats, or use them for vanilla sugar or homemade vanilla extract!

6. Lekue Veggie Ricer

I love making riced cauliflower, or broccoli, or sweet potatoes, but sometimes making it can be a bit of a hassle and make a mess. This beautifully designed veggie ricer solves all of that! It’s a lovely option when you’re searching for foodie gifts for a friend who loves their veggies!

7. Butter and Cheese Huggers Set

When you have leftover butter or cheese, it’s sometimes annoying to keep it fresh without using single-use options like plastic wrap, foil, or zipper bags. These cute little Food Huggers make it so easy to keep your cheese and butter fresh in a sustainable way! They make adorable foodie gifts for anyone on your list!

8. Yamakazi Magnetic Coffee Filter Holder

This easy kitchen organization solution is a genius way to store your coffee filters to keep them at arm’s reach without taking up valuable counter space! Your loved one with a small kitchen will be so thankful!

9. Le Creuset 5-Piece Utensil & Stoneware Crock Set

The perfect foodie gifts for any kitchen! Le Creuset’s Craft Series utensils are durable, beautiful, and impeccable quality for long-lasting use! The utensils are topped with removable, dishwasher-safe silicone heads that can scrape bowls clean but won’t scratch nonstick cookware. This set is a best bet for beginner and seasoned cooks alike!

10. Williams-Sonoma Utility Kitchen Canisters, 6-pc. Set

These gorgeous stoneware canisters keep your kitchen staples fresh and organized, beautifully! They’re the perfect foodie gifts for your own kitchen, or for anyone who needs a little more organization!

11. Star Wars™ Darth Vader Adult Apron

I find your lack of bakes… disturbing.

This Star Wars™ apron is a must for anyone who wants to use the force in their cooking and baking! Made of sturdy, sustainably-sourced cotton twill and with adjustable neck strap and big, roomy, pockets, this apron is destined to be a hit!

12. Nambé Fruit Tree Bowl

One of the most beautiful foodie gifts on this list! A stunning acacia wood fruit bowl, accented with a fruit stand in a silver finish, perfect for hanging bananas, grapes, or other fruits. Certain to be noticed on a countertop or kitchen table!

13. Williams Sonoma Baking Favorites Cookbook

A cookbook for the bakers on your list! This beautiful book has over 120 baking recipes from the Williams-Sonoma test kitchen, full of vibrant photographs and step-by-step techniques to make any baker even better!

14. TRUFF White Truffle Hot Sauce, 6 oz.

If you’re looking for foodie gifts your friends will love, look no further than this truffle hot sauce! I received it as a stocking stuffer last year and I LOVED it! I put it on almost everything and couldn’t get enough. The spicy food lovers on your list will get a major kick out of its artfully designed VIP gift box and truffle-inspired cap, but the real magic is in the amazing truffle flavor profile in this delicious hot sauce!

15. Click & Grow 3 Pod Indoor Smart Garden w/ BasilPods

With winter fast approaching, it’s so valuable to be able to grow fresh herbs and veggies indoors! Any list of foodie gifts needs to have great options for at-home gardening, and this Smart Garden is one of the best! It’s got LED lights and a built-in water tank for optimal light and water for your plants! It comes with three basil pods, but you can also buy lots of other pods — try tomato, wild strawberry, lavender, or romaine lettuce!

16. KitchenAid 3-pc. Pasta Roller and Cutter Attachment Set

I mentioned above how much I love my KitchenAid mixer, and the next step for me is to pick up this pasta attachment set! I’m definitely putting these on my wish list because I love the ability to make pasta so easily with my stand mixer. You can also use the cutting attachments to make spaghetti or fettuccine, and it comes with a cleaning brush to make cleanup easy! The perfect addition to any list of foodie gifts for the home chef!

17. Shiitake Mushroom Log

A perfect gift for mushroom lovers! the ultimate in freshness is growing your mushrooms yourself! This easy-to-use kit includes a 12-inch log and care instructions to produce mushrooms for over 2 years!

18. Leo 2-Piece Herb Cutter Set

This herb cutter and perfectly-fitting concave bamboo cutting board are the perfect foodie gifts for any kitchen! Together, with a delicate rocking motion, they form the easiest way to cut herbs for all your meals. Plus, the mezzaluna-style blue cutter has holes of various sizes for pulling herbs through to remove leaves from their woody stems. This set is a real cooking game-changer that makes an ideal gift!

19. Seedlip Garden 108 Distilled Non-Alcoholic Spirit

My brother, who is really big into cocktails, introduced me to Seedlip and their delicious spirits. This one is bright, herby, and zero-proof — perfect for anyone on your list who doesn’t drink, is expecting, or just wants to take a night off from time to time.

20. Williams Sonoma End-Grain Cutting Board in Acacia

I’m a sucker for a good cutting board, and this one is BEAUTIFUL! I love the different grains and how rich and smooth the brown color is. If you have someone on your list that loves beautiful kitchen tools, they’ll love this one.

21. Stagg Electric Kettle With Wood Handle, Matte Black, Walnut Wood

Anyone who is looking for foodie gifts this year should definitely consider this electric kettle for anyone on their list! This one from West Elm has a beautiful minimalist design, to-the-degree temperature control, a quick heat time, an LCD display, and a stainless steel body. It’s perfect for your morning tea or pour-over coffee, and makes the ideal holiday gift.

22. Foodie Dice®

If your foodie friend is bored with what they’ve been cooking lately, this set of Foodie Dice is a perfect way to inspire creativity in the kitchen! Shake up your dinner routine with these dice that give you ideas for up to 186,000 possible meal combinations.

23. Nordic Ware Heritage Bundt Pan

The ultimate gift for a cake baker who loves over-the-top elegance! This Nordic Ware Bundt pan will bring a stunning look to all your cakes and bakes. Featuring a 10-cup capacity and a high-quality nonstick interior for clean, sharp lines and smooth removal, this is the Bundt cake pan that every baker wants!

For more great foodie gifts and accessories, check out my Kitchen and Baking Tools guide!


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