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Great Gift Ideas for All the Bakers on Your List

Bakers know the possibilities are endless for creativity in the kitchen. Cookies, biscuits, breads, and cakes soon lead to pastries, pies, profiteroles and more. As baking explorations expand, bakers need specialty appliances and equipment to help turn creative visions into reality.

If you're trying to find the perfect gift for baking enthusiasts, read on for gift ideas to help with everything from milling grains to sifting and measuring, prepping ingredients and, of course, mixing and baking. With a variety of colors and ways to personalize, a KitchenAid® Small Appliance is a thoughtful and unique gift for any baker, no matter their skill level or style.


The Ultimate Gift for a Baker:

KitchenAid® Stand Mixer

If there is one small kitchen appliance that is synonymous with baking, it’s the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer. Often known as a “baker’s mixer,” this baking equipment gold standard has been a staple in creative home kitchens for nearly 100 years and can be found everywhere from professional bakeries to elite baking shows.

If your baker doesn’t have a stand mixer, this is a great gift to start with. The variety of available attachments and accessories means a KitchenAid® Stand Mixer will grow with them as they continue to explore and learn new, advanced techniques.

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KSM150PSAQ

The Ultimate Gift for a Baker: KitchenAid® Stand Mixer

If there is one small kitchen appliance that is synonymous with baking, it’s the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer. Often known as a “baker’s mixer,” this baking equipment gold standard has been a staple in creative home kitchens for nearly 100 years and can be found everywhere from professional bakeries to elite baking shows.

If your baker doesn’t have a stand mixer, this is a great gift to start with. The variety of available attachments and accessories means a KitchenAid® Stand Mixer will grow with them as they continue to explore and learn new, advanced techniques.

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Artisan® Series 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

Model: KSM150PSAQ

Color: Aqua Sky

This classic baking gift is sized for up to nine dozen cookies in a single batch. Create lump-free batter for crepes, silky mousses and meringues, bread or pizza dough, or choux pastry for an Eclair Cake with the versatility of 10 speeds and three accessories: the beater, whisk, and dough hook.

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This stand mixer is also available in more than 20 colors. Use the customization tool exclusive to KitchenAid.com to create the perfect stand mixer for your favorite baker. Select their favorite color and bowl style, add attachments and then finish it off with a personalized engraving for a unique gift that’s truly them.

For a stand mixer that’s designed for larger batches and heavy-duty use, KitchenAid® Bowl-Lift Mixers include spiral dough hooks, stainless steel accessories, and greater capacity and power.

If you need more help deciding which stand mixer is right for your baker, our Stand Mixer Buying Guide will help you choose.


Gifts 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. Attachments can take the place of a variety of small appliances, helping bakers multitask and saving time while they experiment with ever more challenging creations.

While power hub attachments fit all KitchenAid® Stand Mixers, accessories are designed for specific stand mixer models. Make sure to check the stand mixer model so you get the right accessories. Here are a few of our favorite baking stand mixer accessories and attachments to help you find the perfect gift for your friend or family member who loves to bake, cook, and create.

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KSB4028DR

Great Gifts 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. Attachments can take the place of a variety of small appliances, helping bakers multitask and saving time while they experiment with ever more challenging creations.

While power hub attachments fit all KitchenAid® Stand Mixers, accessories are designed for specific stand mixer models. Make sure to check the stand mixer model so you get the right accessories. Here are a few of our favorite baking stand mixer accessories and attachments to help you find the perfect gift for your friend or family member who loves to bake, cook, and create.

Gift for Bakers Who Have Everything

With the gift of a Flex Edge Beater, your baking enthusiast will enjoy hands-free convenience, without needing to stop and scrape the sides of the bowl or hover over the mixer to ensure the ingredients are well mixed. Be sure to check your gift recipient’s mixer size to choose the correct flex edge beater for their machine.

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Tilt-Head Flex Edge Beater

Model: KFE5T

Color: Other

Offer your favorite baker an alternative to the standard coated flat beater with a flex edge beater, which integrates a scraper into the beater design. The flex edge beater scrapes the bowl as it mixes, reducing mix time and creating a more consistent blend of ingredients.

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Gift for People who Love to Bake with Precision

Sifting and precise measuring takes baking to the next level and is a must for bakers aiming for the extraordinary. For fluffy and airy cakes like angel food or a genoise sponge, bakers can use the Sifter + Scale attachment to obtain fine particles of sugar, flour or other dry ingredients and ensure they are evenly distributed and precisely controlled. Help your favorite baker achieve greater precision for all their culinary endeavors with this unique baking gift.

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Stand Mixer Sifter + Scale Attachment

Model: KSMSFTA

Color: Other

The Sifter + Scale attachment is an all-in-one baking tool that accurately measures, thoroughly sifts, and automatically adds ingredients directly to the mixer bowl in just one step. The digital scale allows bakers to be accurate to the milligram and easily tare the scale between ingredients.

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Gift for Bread Bakers

Innovative bakers love to explore the various types of grains, sizes of grinds, and blends of flours. Give the gift of the All-Metal Grain Mill attachment for the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer to your baker and bring the hearty taste, texture, and nutrition of freshly milled grains to baked goods – without a separate appliance.

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All Metal Grain Mill

Model: KGM

Color: Other

Grind wheat, oats, corn, rice, and other low-moisture, low-oil grains. This all-metal grain mill simply attaches to the hub of the stand mixer for quick and easy milling. Choose from 'cracked' to extra fine consistency.

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Gifts that Every Baker Needs

From dividing cake batter into multi-colored and flavored layers to preparing frosting, jelly, glaze, and coulis, bakers always need extra mixing bowls. A mixer bowl is a deceptively simple gift that provides major convenience – and beauty – for stand mixer owners.

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5 Quart Fired Clay Ceramic Bowl

Model: KSM2CB5PFC

Color: Other

Help accessorize their stand mixer with a beautiful 5 Quart Fired Clay Ceramic Bowl for mixing, whipping and kneading tasks. This bowl is freezer, microwave, dishwasher and oven -safe, and made with titanium-reinforced ceramic to resist chipping, cracking, crazing and staining. Fits all 4.5 and 5 quart tilt-head stand mixers.

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Choose from a wide array of ceramic mixer bowls in contemporary or classic finishes, bold patterns, or delicate florals to match their style. New titanium-reinforced ceramic mixer bowl options resist chipping or staining and come with a 5-year no-chip limited warranty. 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. Soften butter, temper chocolate, proof dough, chill jellies and more with these durable and functional accessories.

Additional stainless steel bowl options include models with convenient handles and a range of metallic finishes to easily update the look of any stand mixer.

Shop all stand mixer bowls to find one in the perfect size and style.

*to 475 degrees


Other Baking Appliances:

Equipment Every Baker Needs

While the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer and its specialized attachments and accessories are excellent gifts for any baker, there are other small kitchen appliances to consider when shopping for a good gift to help your baker create. Truly creative bakers use many tools to hone their craft, and continually experiment with new techniques. A baker’s kitchen should be stocked with all the equipment they need to go wherever their ambition leads. Here are some of the best countertop appliance gifts for bakers that you might not have considered before.

KSM150PSAQ
KSM150PSAQ

Other Baking Appliances Equipment Every Baker Needs

While the KitchenAid® Stand Mixer and its specialized attachments and accessories are excellent gifts for any baker, there are other small kitchen appliances to consider when shopping for a good gift to help your baker create. Truly creative bakers use many tools to hone their craft, and continually experiment with new techniques. A baker’s kitchen should be stocked with all the equipment they need to go wherever their ambition leads. Here are some of the best countertop appliance gifts for bakers that you might not have considered before.

Give the Gift of Portability

Even if your baker already has a KitchenAid® Stand Mixer, a hand mixer has a place in every baking enthusiast’s kitchen, both for multi-tasking and for specific jobs 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.

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Cordless 7 Speed Hand Mixer

Model: KHMB732PA

Color: Passion Red

Designed with a powerful rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery, the new cordless hand mixer delivers optimal run time and performance, 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.

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Expand Baking Possibilities

Passionate bakers may have more than one creation in the works at once. A countertop oven offers an additional cooking space, especially when different temperatures are required for different recipes. The gift of a countertop oven provides your baker with more oven space immediately – without a major kitchen remodel.

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Digital Countertop Oven With Air Fry

Model: KCO124BM

Color: Black Matte

This versatile digital countertop oven offers the smallest footprint* to take up less space in your kitchen. The oven heats up quickly and evenly thanks to EvenHeat Convection technology. Proof bread or make a delicious sheet cake with the included 9x13” baking pan. *included

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Essential Baking Appliance Gift

When most people think of food processors, they think of slicing or chopping vegetables. But a food processor is also a versatile and essential small appliance for baking. Use the 3.5 cup food chopper to quickly chop nuts, mix up homemade herb bread crumbs, whip up crumble toppings, and more. Your baking enthusiast can also use a food processor to cut butter into pastry dough for flaky pie crusts, croissants or the perfect Beef Wellington. Select models come with a plastic dough blade that bakers can use to knead doughs for a variety of recipes.

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Cordless 5 Cup Food Chopper

Model: KFCB519BM

Color: Black Matte

Give them the freedom to To mix, chop, puree and whip as they move around the kitchen with a cordless food chopper great for a variety of baking tasks and toppings.

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Shop all Countertop Appliances:

Find Great Gifts for Bakers

Whether your baker focuses on savory breads and decadent cookies or embraces macarons, dacquoises, and challenges like Baked Alaska, a KitchenAid® countertop appliance can help unlock any baker’s potential and unleash new creativity.

Enjoy versatile, durable, and creative small appliances for every kitchen. Shop the complete KitchenAid® collection, or our small appliance gift guide to find gifts for everyone on your list for any occasion, and maybe something for your own wish list, too.

KSM150PSAQ
KSM150PSAQ

Shop all Countertop Appliances to Find Great Gifts for Bakers

Whether your baker focuses on savory breads and decadent cookies or embraces macarons, dacquoises, and challenges like Baked Alaska, a KitchenAid® countertop appliance can help unlock any baker’s potential and unleash new creativity.

Enjoy versatile, durable, and creative small appliances for every kitchen. Shop the complete KitchenAid® collection to find gifts for everyone on your list for any occasion, and maybe something for your own wish list, too.


 

 

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