Take the Cake: Bite-sized Inspiration for the Savvy Baker

Gifts for the Baker in your Life

You know that one friend who always shows up to dinner parties with desserts you swear she picked up from Magnolia, only to learn that she baked them herself?

Well it’s her birthday and you have no idea what to get the baker who seems to have it all. Fret not, here at Red Velvet we know a little something about baking. To rid you of your woes, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of what to buy the baker in your life, whether they’ve never used a sieve before or they’re ready to step onto MasterChef.

For the beginner:

Maybe this is a hint for that special someone to start using their oven, or perhaps they’re just dipping their toes in the baking pond. Either way, keep it simple. Don’t scare them off with a soufflé thermometer — instead keep it fun and easy. In no time they’ll be sending cupcakes over to thank you!

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Pair with: Nutella Cupcakes.

Devilishly simple to make, but with a professional appearance – what more could you want?

Nutella Cupcakes


For the intermediate baker:

This person is comfortable navigating their way around the kitchen. They have no trouble whipping up a batch of cookies, so now they’re looking to take it to the next level.

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Pair with: Carrot Cake.

Not only is it a brilliant dessert for the Spring, it’s also the perfect opportunity for them to showcase their burgeoning expertise.
Carrot Cake

For the professional baker:

What do you buy for the baker who probably has every gadget imaginable and then some ?
No worries, we have the solution. The key to cracking this nut is a little creativity. After all, keeping this baker happy may prove to beneficial to your taste buds in the long run…

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Pair with: Strawberry Tart with pistachios.

It’s the ideal challenge for the advanced baker, not to mention it’s a complete showstopper!

Strawberry Tart

Spread the gift of baking!

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