Presents For The Home Baker
Do you know a person who loves to bake? If you get to taste all their great creations, why not add to their kitchen supplies. We can make their life easier and their passion for baking a little stronger by just supplying them with kitchen baking tools and even some amazing on-line courses. One of the the best place to browse for presents for the home baker is online at Amazon. They have a great variety and many items that are trendy and unique that you might not otherwise think of.
So what do they need? That’s a good question! I have made a list below on possible ideas depending on their skill level and what they like to bake. All links included are affiliate links, and I’ll make a small commission if you decide to make a purchase. We appreciate your support of Love on a Plate.
10 Inch Oval Banneton Proofing Basket
For the bread baking enthusiast, this dish is the perfect gift. The dish comes with a cover to proof the dough overnight. It has ridges to make a design on the bread. The basket is designed to help pull moisture out of the dough for proper rising techniques and even comes with a cookbook for a sourdough starter. This 10 Inch Oval Banneton Proofing Basket will make your bread baker happy with loaves that never fall flat.
Over the Top Cupcakes Online Class
Give the gift of a new skill with this online course dedicated to adding a little whimsy and a great big smile to your loved one’s lives. The course is taught by award-winning cake designer Jennifer Shea. She teaches the insider tips and tricks to building elaborate, over the top, eye-catching cupcakes with beautifully intricate decorations. With the Over the Top Cupcakes Class, you’ll be giving the gift of a new skill to your loved ones. Craftsy has an incredible selection of online courses for Bakers, Home Cooks and aspiring chefs! There is something for everyone. Take a look, these are especially good for the hard to buy for person in your life.
Kitchen Aid Classic Stand Mixer
A Kitchen Aid Classic Plus Mixer is a must for any baker. They may seem expensive but they last forever and do literally everything. New attachments can be purchased for all models easily to add to the fun of baking.It also comes with a one year guarantee so it will get any baker started in the right direction. There is no other mixer to compare for for a home baker. What I really love about this is that while it is an fantastic asset to baking it also has tons of other practical uses.
Advanced Flaky French Pastries Master Class
Some techniques are just tougher than others to really nail down. With this Advanced Flaky French Pastries Master Class students will learn the art of layering with master pastry chef Colette Christian as she walks you through a range of advanced laminated dough techniques. In the class you’ll learn how to use whole-grain flours, starters and pre fermenting to develop rich flavor in your pastries. Along the way, you’ll learn to make Kouign Amann, the beloved Breton pastry, as well as savory croissants and old-fashioned coffee cakes, plus experiment with creative variations and fillings.
Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons
This one is particular great for the young budding baker on you Christmas list. A good set of Stainless Steel Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons is a staple piece in any bakers arsenal.
They will be used endlessly for that perfect measurement. The bright colors add to the fun and are easily found in any drawer.It also includes 4 added silicone baking utensils.
Pies & Tarts for Every Season Class
This incredible course comes with 8 high definition streaming videos to help students learn three classic French doughs that open up a whole world of tempting pies and tarts. In Pies and Tarts for Every Season, you’ll learn creative seasonal fillings that make every month of the year a perfect time for baking! The class was developed in partnership with pastry chef Gesine Bullock-Prado and TODAYFood. With Gesine’s friendly guidance on a few key techniques, anyone can easily master the art of pies and tarts.
Rachael Ray Cucina Nonstick Bakeware 10-Piece Set
What more could the baker ask for than an entire new set of durable nonstick bakeware. Every piece that they could imagine for baking comes in this complete set. Cake pans, muffin tins and loaf pans all in one set means equipment is not a limitation for creativity. This particular set comes in a beautiful latte color with the option for cranberry or blue accents. The durability of these pans is fantastic, they are clearly built for frequent use.
Silicone Basting and Pastry Brushes
Pastry Brushes are an item that most home chefs just won’t purchase for themselves. The impact of the brushes is wildly underrated especially for novice bakers. The brushes are used to spread oil or butter on food. It is especially critical for pie crust and loaves of bread. Evenly spreading the butter is important not only for taste but also for the overall presentation.
Gourmet Silicone Kitchen Oven Mitts
If you need a gift on the smaller gift of perhaps a stocking stuffer, purchase these 2 Gourmet Silicone Kitchen Oven Mitts..The baker in your life will thank you because they last forever and they will not be able to burn their hand with these mitts. My favorite part of the silicone oven mitts is how easy they wipe clean with a wet towel and are ready to go again. I have looking a the dingy clothes that used to sit around my kitchen. They come in 11 colors so you can purchase them to match their kitchen. My favourite is of course the RED ones, that match my kitchen!