Simply Recipes 2019 Gift Guide: The Baker

Shopping for the baker in your life? Let the Simply Team help! These five standout gifts will help your favorite baker churn out perfect cakes and cookies.

Layer cake for your kiddo's birthday? Brownies for your sweetie after a hard day? Chocolate chip cookies ... just because.

These are the things the bakers in our lives think about. Let's treat them right, shall we?!

If you've got a baking enthusiast in your life, make sure they've got all the tools and inspiration they need this year with our top ten picks for gadgets, ingredients and bakeware!

  • Bread Proofing Basket Set

    Editor in Chief Emma loves this set for the die-hard bread baking enthusiast in your life. It's "everything an aspiring bread baker could want," she assures. And the best part? Maybe you'll get a loaf of warm bread in return!

    Buy it: Bread Proofing Basket Set, $24 from Amazon

  • Scoring Knife

    Beautifully-scored loaves are a guarantee with this handmade wood and stainless steel tool. Treat it well, and it's a gift that can feasibly be passed down and enjoyed by future bakers!

    Buy it: Bread Lame for Scoring, $8.95 from Amazon

  • Silicone Donut Pan

    Making baked donuts at home is so simple, and yet the payoff is so great. There's no messy frying or fussy jam-filling: all you need is this easy-to-clean pan and an hour of time! Then, warm donuts are on the horizon.

    Buy it: Silicone Donut Pan, $18 from Amazon

  • Bakers Edge Brownie Pan

    Anyone else out there a fan of brownie edges and corners? We know it's not just our team! If you know a real brownie lover, this is a great gift as it ensures that each and every bite has the most covetable part of the brownie.

    Buy it: Baker's Edge Nonstick Brownie Pan, $37 from Amazon

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  • Dough Scraper

    From homemade bagels and bread to pie and rolls, a sturdy dough scraper is an indispensable kitchen tool. Emma loves giving them as a stocking stuffer, or wrapping it up with a ribbon atop gifts for her baking friends.

    Buy it: Dough Scraper, $8 from Amazon