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Gifts for Fans of 'The Great British Bake Off'

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KitchenAid Stand Mixer
Macy's

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

$400 from Macy's
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There's a reason why KitchenAid stand mixers are used on "The Great British Bake Off" and other cooking shows like "America's Test Kitchen." They're the best you can buy. The 5-quart stand mixer is big enough to handle most any bake you make, accepts attachments like a pasta maker, and it's got a tilting head for easy access. Note: Shop around to find the best deal; the KitchenAid is a hot holiday item, and prices fluctuate.

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Cooking with Mary Berry
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Cooking with Mary Berry

$25 from Shop PBS
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For many American viewers, the “Bake Off” was their introduction to Mary Berry. But in the U.K., Berry has taught generations how to bake and cook, having published her first cookbook in 1970. This collection of 150 recipes ranges from appetizers to main courses, breads, and desserts (of course).

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Cuisinart Custom 14 Food Processor
Lowe's

Cuisinart Custom 14 Food Processor

$230 from Lowes
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Although stand mixers are the go-to appliance for most bakers, a heavy-duty food processor can make kneading bread dough a breeze. For professional reviewers and home bakers alike, this Cuisinart model (DFP-14BCNY) is among the best, with a generous 14-cup capacity, powerful 720-watt motor, and three stainless-steel blades and slicing discs.

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Paul Hollywood's Bread
Amazon

Paul Hollywood's Bread

$28 from Amazon
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Paul Hollywood hails from a family of bakers, so it’s safe to say the guy knows his way around a loaf of bread. Learn how to make yeast breads, soda breads, flatbreads, and more, and then use those freshly baked loaves in appetizers, sides, main courses, and desserts.

Noel Fielding Enamel Pin
Etsy
My Weigh KD-8000 Kitchen Scale
Amazon

My Weigh KD-8000 Kitchen Scale

$46 from Amazon
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A kitchen scale can come in handy for complicated bakes that call for very precise measurements. Reviewers say this scale delivers precise, consistent results and is simple to use. Its 17.6-pound capacity is also impressive when compared with similar models.

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The Pioneer Woman Timeless Beauty Cake Stand
Walmart

The Pioneer Woman Timeless Beauty Cake Stand

$30 from Walmart
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A bake isn’t truly finished until it has been plated, styled, shared on social media, and presented for one and all to drool over. This 10-inch cake stand comes in an eye-popping mint green and has a glass dome to keep prying fingers at bay until it’s dessert time.


Great British Bake Off Colouring Book
Amazon
Wilton Industries Perfect Results Mega Cooling Rack
Amazon
The Great British Bake Off Perfect Cakes and Bakes to Make at Home
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The Great British Bake Off Perfect Cakes and Bakes to Make at Home

$30 from Shop PBS
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Published in England, this cookbook is for the baker who insists on doing it the British way. It contains 100 recipes from the 2016 season, and all of the measurements are in metric. Want more recipes inspired by the series? Check out “The Great British Bake Off Big Book of Baking” ($36 from Amazon).


Star Baker Baking Apron
Etsy

Star Baker Baking Apron

$23 from Etsy
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Everyone is a star baker in their own kitchen. This cotton/poly-blend baking apron will let everyone know who’s boss. Available in several colors.

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ThermoPro TP03 Digital Instant Read Meat Thermometer
Amazon
Time to Eat: Delicious Meals for Busy Lives
Amazon

Time to Eat: Delicious Meals for Busy Lives

$30 from Amazon
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Nadiya Hussein’s victory in the sixth season catapulted her to overnight culinary stardom, with a series on Netflix and several cookbooks published. This collection of more than 100 recipes focuses on making healthy, tasty family meals by planning ahead, prepping ingredients, reusing leftovers, and making a friend of your freezer.

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Bellemain Stainless-Steel Measuring Cup Set
Amazon

Bellemain Stainless-Steel Measuring Cup Set

$18 from Amazon
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Good measuring cups like this highly rated Bellemain set are invaluable for prepping dry ingredients. Reviewers love the sturdy handles, which don't have any crevices where sugar and flour can collect.

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Spectacles: A Memoir
Amazon

Spectacles: A Memoir

$8 and up from Amazon
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Sue Perkins, the bespectacled first cohost of the show, is an accomplished writer, comedian, and TV host who has been entertaining Britons since the mid 1990s. “Spectacles” is her irreverent look back on her life, including her work with longtime comedy partner Mel Giedroyc, her “Bake Off” co-host.

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The Vegetarian Kitchen
Amazon

The Vegetarian Kitchen

$35 from Amazon
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Prue Leith, who stepped in after Mary Berry’s departure, is a noted chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and media personality who has been a fixture of the British food scene since the late 1960s. This book, written with her niece, contains 100 vegetarian and vegan recipes for meat-free family meals.


Pyrex Smart Essentials Mixing Bowl Set
Walmart

Pyrex Smart Essentials Mixing Bowl Set

$17 from Walmart
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Glass mixing bowls have one big advantage over stainless steel: They're microwave-safe. Mix dry ingredients for bread or cake with this set, which includes 1-, 1.5-, 2.5-, and 4-quart bowls. The matching lids make this set ideal for storing leftovers in the fridge or freezer, too.

My First Cook Book: Bake Make and Learn to Cook
Amazon

My First Cook Book: Bake Make and Learn to Cook

$36 from Amazon
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You’re never too young to learn to cook, as 2019 winner David Atherton proves in his cookbook (or “cook book,” if you’re British). With more than three dozen recipes, plus tips for newbie cooks on the basics of baking, and delightful illustrations by Rachel Stubbs.

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USA Pan Bakeware

$13 and up from Bed Bath & Beyond
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USA Pan has been making commercial-quality baking equipment for more than 50 years. This set contains the basics a baker needs, all made from corrugated aluminum and coated with a nonstick surface. The set is backed by a lifetime warranty. 

Wishing You A Merry Berry Christmas Card
Etsy

Wishing You A Merry Berry Christmas Card

$4 from Etsy
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What could be more appropriate for a “Bake Off” basket of goodies than this card? If this particular design isn’t to your taste, there are a number of other artists selling their own take on Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, and Noel Fielding.


The Mighty Boosh: The Complete Season 1
Amazon

The Mighty Boosh: The Complete Season 1

$12 from Amazon
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Offbeat Noel Fielding’s humor isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, even toned down for “Bake Off” audiences. If you want to get an unfiltered taste of what made Fielding a quirky comedic star in the U.K., his TV series “The Mighty Boosh,” which ran on the BBC from 2004 to ’07, is a good place to start.