Kitchen Gift Ideas for Bakers You Can Buy Now
Those who bake know there is no end to the creativity they can express in the kitchen. Cookies, biscuits, breads, and cakes soon lead to pastries, pies, profiteroles, and more. To make their creative visions a reality, bakers need specialty appliances and equipment to help aid them.
Whether you're exploring kitchen gift ideas for a baking enthusiast or for yourself, browse through the ideas below to find the perfect purchase. You'll find help with everything from grinding grains to sifting and measuring to preparing ingredients and even baking. KitchenAid® Small Appliances offer a variety of colors and personalized options, so no matter the level of the baker or the style of their cooking, one can find a gift that's perfect for them.
The Ultimate Gift for a Baker: KITCHENAID® STAND MIXER
The KitchenAid® Stand Mixer is synonymous with baking. Sometimes referred to as the "baker's mixer" it has been an essential piece of kitchen equipment for nearly one hundred years, from professional bakeries to baking shows.
This is a great gift to give if your baker doesn't have a stand mixer. In addition to the many attachments and accessories available for KitchenAid® Stand Mixers, they will be able to grow as they learn new, advanced techniques.
Color: Aqua Sky
This classic baking gift is sized for up to nine dozen cookies in a single batch. The versatility of 10 speeds and three accessories: the beater, whisk, and dough hook, enable you to make lump-free batter for crepes, mousses and meringues, breads and pizzas, or choux pastry for an éclair cake.
This stand mixer is also available in more than 20 colors. Use the Stand Mixer Finder tool to find the perfect stand mixer for your favorite baker. They can choose it based on size and colour.
If you're looking for a stand mixer designed for larger batches or heavy use, KitchenAid® Bowl-Lift Mixers include spiral dough hooks, stainless steel accessories, and greater capacity and power.
If you have questions about which stand mixer to buy, this KitchenAid(R) Stand Mixer Buying Guide can help you choose.
Kitchen Gift Ideas for Multitasking Bakers: STAND MIXER ATTACHMENTS & ACCESSORIES
Stand mixer attachments and stand mixer accessories help transform the stand mixer into a versatile appliance for baking and beyond. By replacing a variety of small appliances with attachments, bakers can save time and multitask while experimenting with ever more challenging creations.
KitchenAid® Stand Mixer power hub attachments fit all models, accessories are tailored to specific models. Be sure you buy the right accessories for your stand mixer model. The following are some of our favorite stand mixer attachments and accessories for those who love to bake, cook, and create.
TILT-HEAD FLEX EDGE BEATER
You can give your baking enthusiast a Flex Edge Beater so they can enjoy hands-free convenience without scraping the sides of the bowl or hovering over the mixer to ensure the ingredients are well mixed. Make sure you select the right flex edge beater for the recipient's mixer size.
Your baker will be delighted with a flex edge beater that incorporates a scraper into the beater design in place of the standard coated flat beater. With the flex edge beater, you can create a more consistent blend by scraping the bowl as you mix.
Gift Ideas for Someone Who Likes to Bake With Precision
The art of sifting and precise measuring is essential for bakers aiming for the extraordinary. With the Sifter + Scale attachment, bakers can ensure the powdered ingredients used for angel food or genoise sponges are evenly distributed and precisely controlled, leaving a fluffy and airy result. Ensure your baker's culinary efforts are more precise with this unique gift idea for someone who likes to bake.
In a single step, the Sifter + Scale attachment accurately measures, thoroughly sifts, and automatically adds ingredients to the mixer bowl. Bakers can be precise to the milligram using a digital scale and tear it easily between ingredients.
KITCHEN GIFT IDEAS FOR BREAD BAKERS
Many bakers today are interested in exploring different grain types, sizes of grinds, and blends of flours. Your baker will love the taste, texture, and nutrition you get from freshly milled grains when you gift them the All-Metal Grain Mill attachment for their KitchenAid® Stand Mixer.
Grind low-moisture, low-oil grains, such as wheat, oats, corn, and rice. For quick and easy milling, simply attach the metal grain mill to the stand mixer hub. The consistency can be 'cracked' or extra fine.
KITCHEN GIFT IDEAS THAT EVERY BAKER NEEDS
When bakers prepare multi-colored and flavored cake layers, frostings, glazes, and coulis, they always need additional mixing bowls. Mixer bowls make excellent gifts for stand mixer owners because they provide convenience and aesthetic value.
The 5 Quart Fired Clay Ceramic Bowl is a great way to accessorize a stand mixer for mixing, whipping, and kneading. The bowl is freezer, microwave, dishwasher, and oven-safe; titanium-reinforced ceramic makes it resistant to chipping, cracking, crazing and staining. It fits all 4.5 and 5 quart tilt-head stand mixers.
Choose from a wide array of ceramic mixer bowls in contemporary or classic finishes, bold patterns, or delicate florals to match their style. Ceramic mixer bowls are reinforced with titanium resist chips and are backed by a 5-year limited warranty against chipping. Choose from beautiful finishes and shapes such as black shell or white shell, and enjoy the flexibility of moving from freezer to microwave to oven* to table in one mixer bowl. These durable and functional accessories are ideal for softening butter, tempering chocolate, proofing dough, chilling jellies, and more.
You can also choose the option of stainless steel bowls that feature handles or metallic finishes to easily update the look of your stand mixer.
Shop all stand mixer bowls to find one in the perfect size and style.
*to 475 degrees F (245 °C)
Other Baking Appliances: EQUIPMENT EVERY BAKER NEEDS
When shopping for a gift to help your baker create, you may want to consider other small kitchen appliances in addition to the KitchenAid Stand Mixer and its specialized attachments and accessories. Those who are creative in baking use a variety of tools and techniques to hone their skills. In a baker's kitchen, they should have everything they need to reach their goals. Check out these countertop appliances that might not have been on your radar before.
GIVE THE GIFT OF PORTABILITY
Whether or not your baker already owns a KitchenAid® Stand Mixer, a hand mixer has a place in virtually every kitchen, both to multitask and to handle specific tasks better suited for a lighter-weight appliance. Choose from a full line of KitchenAid® hand mixers to find one that’s perfect for your baker.
Color: Passion Red
Powered by a reliable lithium-ion battery, the cordless hand mixer delivers optimal performance and runtime, so they can cook wherever*, whatever, and however they choose. Make up to 200 cookies on a full charge.**
*Indoor use only.
**Based on 4 batches of chocolate chip cookies.
EXPAND BAKING POSSIBILITIES
A baker may be working on more than one creation at once. A countertop oven provides a convenient way to cook different dishes at different temperatures.
You can provide your baker with additional oven space without remodeling their kitchen - it's as easy as buying a countertop oven.
Color: Black Matte
A countertop oven can provide you with high-quality results, just like a full-size oven. The KitchenAid brand offers full-size oven expertise in a compact digital countertop oven that can fit more than you might expect. It includes a 9x13-inch baking pan and has 50% more capacity than a leading competitor. In addition, this countertop oven has 9 preset cooking functions + Frozen option, easy to read digital display, and a non-stick interior for quick and easy cleaning every time.
ESSENTIAL BAKING APPLIANCE GIFT
Typically, people think of food processors as devices for cutting and chopping vegetables. However, a food processor is also a versatile and indispensable small appliance for baking. Use the 3.5 cup[828 mll] food chopper to quickly chop nuts, mix up homemade herb bread crumbs, whip up crumble toppings, and more. For flaky pie crusts, croissants, or the perfect Beef Wellington, your baking enthusiast can also use a food processor to cut butter into a pastry dough. Many models also come with a plastic dough blade that bakers can use to knead the dough for various recipes.
Color: Black Matte
A cordless food chopper is perfect for mixing, chopping, pureeing, and whipping, making it easy for them to move around the kitchen.
Shop all Countertop Appliances: FIND GREAT GIFTS FOR BAKERS
You can unleash any baker's potential and unleash new creativity with KitchenAid® countertop appliances, whether they bake savory breads, decadent cookies, or macarons, dacquoises, and Baked Alaska.
Enjoy versatile, durable, and creative small appliances for every kitchen. Shop the complete KitchenAid® collection, or our small appliance gift guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list, and maybe even something for yourself.