Do you know a young baker? Get a list of the best baking gifts for tweens this year. Tools, pans, equipment, recipe books, and t-shirts are just some of the fantastic options.
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If you have a tween who loves baking, give them the perfect gift to help develop their budding talent. Cookies, cupcakes, cake pops, brownies, and muffins are just some of the baked goods a budding chef will love baking.
This gift guide will help you discover creative tools that fit small hands and sparkling personalities.
What are the best baking gifts for tweens? The best baking gifts for tweens include kitchen tools, decorating kits, aprons, decor, sprinkles, and novelty items. This list includes great gift ideas for the holiday season and all year round.
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Best Gifts for Baking Cupcakes
Colorful cupcake liners are a better way to serve the next batch of cupcakes. Kids of all ages will love these paper liners’ vibrant colors and patterns. They are reliable, sturdy, and lightweight.
Make sure to add these to your shopping list. With 600 pieces in 6 different styles, they are perfect for birthdays, tea parties, and any cupcake celebration.
Your baker needs good measuring cups and spoons. Why not get them a stylish measuring set?
This colorful 12-piece set comes with six cups and six spoons. Each is clearly marked with volume and mL measurements on the handle.
The long handles give your tween a more secure grip. They are stackable for easy storage and dishwasher safe (top shelf recommended).
Fun Gifts for Tweens Who Like Baking Cookies
Cookie cutters are a fantastic stocking stuffer. With so many sizes and shapes available, they are a great way to liven up a cookie tool kit.
Make a tasty sugar cookie dough recipe, roll it out, and cut out fun shapes. Don’t forget to include some sprinkles with the cookie cutters.
Ann Clark cookie cutters are the best out there. Here are a few fantastic collections for your tween.
Give your baker a quality baking sheet to bake cookies for years.
Nordic Ware prism quarter-sheet cookie pan has an embossed grid pattern to improve airflow and provide an easy release for cookies.
Get perfectly browned cookies every time. Hand wash to preserve the pan.
Fantastic Gifts for Cake Bakers
Get this cake pan set and be ready to bake a stacked cake or a Bundt cake.
It comes with two (8-inch) round cake pans and one fluted cake pan (for Bundt cakes). Countless cakes can be made with these pans.
Remember to pick up the cake decorating book for beginners to go with the cake pans.
Give this cake carrier to your cake baker to keep their cakes fresh. The carrier is airtight to prevent baked goods from drying out.
Three locking clips keep the container securely closed, and an easy-carry handle makes transportation effortless.
Plus, it comes with a cupcake insert to transport cake or cupcakes.
If your baker is serious about cakes, give her the ultimate cake decorating supplies kit. Pans, a leveler, a rotating turntable, spatulas, decorating bags, decorating tips, whisks, and tools for making cake decorations.
This kit is comprehensive enough for the beginner to intermediate cake decorator.
Is your baker ready to make cake flowers from gum paste or fondant? Then give them the tools they need.
This kit includes flower cutters and molds, modeling tools, and paintbrushes. Everything you need to get started.
Don’t forget this complete book of icing, frosting, and fondant skills instructions.
If your baker is ready to try fondant molding, this animal cake topper cookbook is a perfect gift.
Learn how to mold a teddy bear, mouse, lamb, turtle, clownfish, and more. There are 50 projects covered with close-up photos to show detail.
Some projects will take practice to master. But if your tween is ready to try, they will be on their way to becoming an expert when they conquer each fondant animal.
Best Cooking Gifts for Making Pizza
This top-notch pizza stone is made of 100% all-natural FDA-safe cordierite stone that is heat-safe up to 1112°F (600℃). The thermal shock-resistant cooking stone distributes the heat evenly, producing mouthwatering pizzas (homemade or frozen).
Use it in your conventional oven or on the grill. In addition to making pizza, it is also the perfect hot stone for baking calzones, bread, and cookies.
If pizza is the favorite food of your baker, then give them a portable pizza maker.
This new pizza maker stands upright for easy and compact storage, making it perfect for college dorms or RV campers. Plus, it is a breeze to clean.
The electric pizza maker bakes a delicious, crisp, 12-inch pizza in about 15 minutes. That is speedy enough for a quick Sunday lunch.
It is perfect for homemade or frozen pizzas. Plus, you can use it for quesadillas, nachos, or giant cookies.
An even crust is the first step to a professional crust. A pizza roller is the perfect tool to achieve a pizza crust with a uniform thickness.
It is designed with a large roller on one end and a small roller on the other. Use the large roller first. Then follow up with the small roller filling in dough holes and smoothing the edges and sides.
This is a must-have for pizza bakers.
This stainless-steel ergonomic pizza wheel makes a clean cut with little effort. It’s one of those useful gadgets a pizza eater can’t live without.
It easily fits in your hand and kitchen drawer for storage.
It is super-sharp, cutting the perfect slice in one try. Keep the blade guard on during storage.
Easy to disassemble to clean by hand or in the dishwasher.
Fantastic Gifts to Make Cake Pops
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Practical Gifts for Learning Basic Skills
The easiest way to learn baking is by baking. American’s Test Kitchen brings scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on baking knowledge to your tween.
The cookbook includes step-by-step photos illustrating tips, techniques, and recipes tested by over 5,000 kids. Get recipes for breads, cookies, cakes, and cupcakes.
Tween bakers will learn essential baking techniques, progressing chapter by chapter from beginner to pro. Core baking skills are introduced, like separating eggs, rolling dough, and creaming butter with sugar.
The cookbook contains mouthwatering kid-friendly recipes for cookies, cakes, pies, pizza, and muffins. Pictures and step-by-step instructions for all 60 recipes. And the recipes are organized by skill level.
Harry Potter fans will love this recipe book filled with baked goods fit for any witch or wizard (and for the muggles too).
There are 45 recipes and gorgeous photos. Look for the number of lightning bolts on the recipe, which indicates the recipe difficulty level.
Remember to grab these Harry Potter cookie cutters too.
Popular Gifts for Expert Baker Tweens
For ambitious tweens, consider a small stand mixer. The mixer weighs less than 5 pounds and is about 10 inches tall. Perfect for a baker who makes small batches.
It has a 250-watt motor and 6 speeds. The fully tilting motor head makes it easy to remove the mixing bowl.
Best of all, it is retro and comes in trendy colors.
Give your baker an ice cream maker. Then they can top their cakes, brownies, and cookies with homemade ice cream.
The Cuisinart ice cream maker has a double-insulated freezer bowl, eliminating the need for ice. Freeze the bowl, add the ingredients, and churn out delicious, creamy ice cream.
If your tween wants to try ice cream cakes, this ice cream cake cookbook is the perfect add-on to an ice cream maker.
Creative Gifts for Young Chefs
You can’t go wrong when you give a baker an original t-shirt. There are many creative designs and colors to choose from.
A baking charm bracelet is a unique gift your baker will love. It is handcrafted, so expect unique variations in the charms.
The bangle is made of stainless steel and is adjustable to fit most wrist sizes. In addition to baking charms, you get a charm with your initial and a birthstone charm.
Grab an adorable two-pocket apron and a cute chef hat set. Embroider your child’s name on the hat and apron. Both pieces have a soil release and wrinkle-resistant finish.
There are several available colors and various font styles for the embroidered name.
Best of all, the hats come with a velcro closure for a secure fit for your little chef.
Grab these sturdy, personalized silicone spatulas for your young baker. They are laser engraved for a professional look.
The spatulas are strong but flexible enough to scrape a bowl. The heart spatulas are more flexible and great for serving.
Give your tween this cute, personalized baking tote to keep all her baking supplies organized.
Each Tote Bag is made from durable synthetic canvas fabric. The bag is double-sided, full of color, and has black straps. They are colored with eco-friendly water-based dyes.
Bakers who are Star Wars fans will love these wooden mixing spoons. They are perfect for stirring brownie batter or chocolate chips into cookie dough.
Each spoon has a Star Wars image and phrase burnt into the wood.
Hand wash only.
Baking Kit Gift Sets
Give this Swiss roll kit which teaches roll cake baking techniques and kids’ cooking skills. It is an ideal kit for tweens with a bit of baking experience.
Let your young chef learn and build confidence while creating their own creamy baking masterpiece.
The Swiss roll Baketivity kit includes pre-measured dry ingredients, a shopping list for wet ingredients, and step-by-step instructions with kid-friendly illustrations.
Use the QR code to get access to a bake-along video with a master chef.