On your mark. Get set. Shop! For your favorite The Great British Baking Show fan, that is. Forgive me geeking out a bit, but I’ve been an avid watcher ever since Paul and Mary showed up on my television, and now I’ve welcomed Prue with open arms. I miss Sue and Mel, but Niles and Matt will do. Because ultimately, it’s all about the perfect bake.

If you know someone like me, who has watched enough to think they might be able to pull off their own from-scratch gingerbread houses this year (gulp), then here are some Great British Baking Show gift ideas you must take a look at before the holidays are here.

I think Paul would give any of them a handshake (if, you know, they could shake hands).

Order these soon; you just have time for them to get here by Christmas!

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Related: One sugar cookie dough recipe, ten easy Christmas cookies.

Cookbooks galore!

Gifts ideas for the Great British Bake Off fan: Cookbooks from the show's stars

Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith’s new Love to Bake cookbook hits shelves this month (pre-order it now to get it in time for Christmas!), but they’re not the only GBBO celebs with their own cookbooks. Several of my favorite contestants have them too: consider Baking with Kim Joy The New Way to Cake by Benjamina Ebuehi, and Time to Eat by Nadiya Hussain. And here’s hoping that Hermine gets her own cookbook in 2021 because she deserves all the success in the world.

Star Baker Apron

Gifts for Great British Baking Show fans: A star baker apron for the best baker you know.

If your mom, dad, or favorite uncle makes to-die-for cinnamon rolls, or your partner makes a mean loaf of sourdough, they deserve their very own Star Baker apron from Humor Style, too.


Specialty Bakeware

Gift ideas for fans of the Great British Baking Show: Mason Cash mixing bowls, like they use on the show!

For the fan who loves to try those Technical Challenges at home, a specialty piece of bakeware like a tart pan, a madeline pan, a popover pan is a terrific gift. Or, get them the very same Mason Cash cane mixing bowls (above) that the contestants use on the show. It’s under $30 — or 22.46 Pound Sterling.


“On Your Marks…” Matt + Noel Mug

Gift ideas for fans of The Great British Baking Show: A coffee mug with Matt and Noel from Pony Chops Design.

I kind of feel like I can take on the day if it starts out with Matt & Noel cheering me on. This On your marks, get set, bake!” mug from Pony Chops Design will likely be the closest way I get get to that, making it a terrific gift for any Great British Baking Show fan.

Related: Tiny edible gingerbread houses for your mug? Yes, please.

An Online Baking Class

Gifts for Great British Baking Show fans: Private baking lessons from a local chef.

Private cooking lessons from a great pastry chef in your area are an incredible gift idea gift for a Great British Baking Show fan. Ask in your neighborhood social media groups for suggestions, or call a local bakery and inquire whether they offer baking classes over Zoom. You can also try the MasterClass French Pastry Fundamentals course by Dominique Ansel (yes, I know it’s French and not British) or one of Tabl’s interactive Zoom baking classes.


“That’s a Good Bake” Tote

Gifts for Great British Baking Show fans: That's a Good Bake tote bag.

Reusable totes are a perfect gift for any frequent grocery shopper and this That’s a Good Bake grocery tote is my favorite. No soggy bottoms, here!

Noel’s Shirt

Gift ideas for fans of the Great British Baking Show: A shirt like Noel's! From Lazy Oaf.

If you know someone who can pull off Noel’s fashion, get them one of  Noel’s famous bowling shirts courtesy of Lazy Oaf. This is the very one he wore in Collection 8, Episode 4: Chocolate week. And yes, I knew that without even looking it up.


An English Baking Tea Towel

Gifts for fans of The Great British Baking Show: A tea towel featuring Cavallini & Co.'s La Patesserie print.

I spotted this lovely Cavallini & Co. print La Patesserie tea towel at my local indie cookware shop Hester and Cook. This is a great calorie-free way to enjoy gorgeous desserts, right?

Related: 12 spectacular food gifts that give back to people in need


Tom Hovey Original Showstopper Illustration

Gift ideas for fans of the Great British Baking Show: A print of Tom Hovey's original artwork for the show.

Did you know you buy Tom Hovey prints of his showstopper illustrations? They take 28 days to deliver (and are backordered right now), but for a true fan this gift may very much be worth the wait.

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