10 Gifts for the Budding Baker

Gift Guide from The Kitchn

For anyone who's ever dreamed of making French madeleines or a 3-layer chocolate cake, who's imagined a cupboard full of cookie cutters and cake pans and a home that always smells sweet — this is the gift guide for them. From a must-have kitchen scale to a gorgeous cake stand, these gifts will both help and inspire the budding baker in your life.

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And we're not done. Starting on Monday, December 16, The Kitchn and Apartment Therapy editors have lined up ten absolutely unbelievable items (really, you won't believe how great they are!) for our big, blowout week-long Holiday Giveaway 2013. To be notified on when and how to enter to win these super-special gifts, sign up for our giveaway email today, and you won't miss a single one.

Happy Holidays!

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