Seven design gifts for baking enthusiasts – check out our gift guide for the kitchen!

A thoughtful gift will delight the recipient even after the holidays and may even result in an invitation to a cake party! Here are our tips for some delicious gifts that are sure to make everyday life sweeter.

Phaidon  The Nordic Baking Book
The Nordic Baking Book is a comprehensive collection of sweet and savoury recipes.

Best bits of the North

The Nordic Baking Book offers a feast for the eyes and delicious Nordic baking recipes that Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson (also seen on TV) has collected on his travels. The book offers an in-depth look at the Nordic baking culture as well as recipes for the staples of Scandinavian baking, ranging from rye bread to cinnamon rolls. The book is illustrated with beautiful color photographs taken by Nilsson himself.

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HAY  Sobremesa Stripe cookie jar, blue - yellow
HAY's hand-painted jar is suitable for both everyday settings and festive occasions.

Cheerful stash for treats

The hand-painted Sobremesa Stripe cookie jar keeps baked goods fresh and looks irresistible! Designed by Laila Gohar for HAY, the Sobremesa collection celebrates dining as an experience that begins with carefully selecting the ingredients and preparing the food, continues with having the meal with family or friends and ends with sobremesa, a Spanish tradition of relaxing at the table after the meal, enjoying the atmosphere and life.

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De Buyer  Homemade Bread Box
The Homemade Bread Box includes practical tools for anyone who loves baking.

A great set for bread

De Buyer’s Homemade Bread Box is equally suitable for baking bread, baguettes and cakes. The gift set includes a non-stick baguette baking tray, a rectangular bread mold made of steel, a plastic dough scraper and a baker’s blade. The Homemade Bread Box also includes a booklet full of mouth-watering recipes by French pastry chef Benoît Castel.

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Georg Jensen Alfredo Etagere snackplate
Alfredo Etagere is the centrepiece of a festive table setting.

All the sorts

Georg Jensen’s Alfredo Etagere cake stand elevates any table setting and makes the creations of enthusiastic bakers the center of attention whether it be at a festive dinner or afternoon tea. The sleek 3-tiered tray, designed by Swiss-Argentinian Alfredo Häberli, is made of mirror-polished stainless steel that makes both sweet and savory delicacies look particularly appealing.

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Arabia  Uunikokki pie dish 28 cm
The Uunikokki series is an icon of Finnish ceramic design.

Joy from the oven

Arabia’s Uunikokki pie dish is a Finnish classic that delights baking enthusiasts with both its excellent baking qualities and minimalist, timeless design. The dish, designed by Tapio Yli-Viikari in the late 1970s, is made of high-quality vitro porcelain that is also suitable for high temperatures. Thanks to the ribbed surface, heat is distributed evenly all the way to the center of the dish.

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Heirol  Timer, 6,5 x 3,8 cm
The timer beeps when the food is ready.

Always on time

The timer by Heirol, a Finnish family company, helps the baker make sure that the cookies or pastries don’t burn in the oven. The display of the handy, easy-to-use timer clearly shows the remaining time, and thanks to the magnet, you can fasten the timer on the oven or fridge, for example.

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ferm LIVING  Hale tea towel, green - black
The Hale tea towel is made of 50% linen and 50% cotton.

Soft gift of linen

ferm LIVING’s Hale tea towels are perfect for covering a rising dough or oven-fresh pastries and drying the dishes after baking. The fresh color combinations add a modern twist to the otherwise traditional striped and checked towels, and the selection is so wide that you’re sure to find the best match for any kitchen! The Hale tea towels are made of a mix of cotton and linen, which makes the towels extra absorbent.

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More great gift ideas

Vitra
Rotary tray
ferm LIVING
Fein cake server
HAY
Sowden kettle
Marimekko
Räsymatto pot holder
Alessi
Mattina cake stand
Saana ja Olli
Unien talo oven mitten
ferm LIVING
Oli dessert cup
Hanna Saari
Halikko cutting board

See also:

Gift ideas for a Foodie >
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Text: Kaisa Mikkola Images: Manufacturers

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