10 best Christmas baking accessories
Step into the festive season with our pick of the best bakeware
Christmastime might just be the only time when it’s fully acceptable to whip out some fancy baking attire. The silly season is arguably the best time of year to go all out, so we’ve compiled a list of the finest and fanciest festive wear suitable for all your Christmas baking needs.
Personalised Photo Apron: from £14.99, Jessops
The perfect gift for any cooking fanatic. This personalised apron is guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face, and saves any apron confusion when the family gets together to bake.
Linen Tea Towels: £11.99, Zara Home
A clean bake means a good bake, and these linen tea towels are a fun yet classy novelty gift, providing a playful seasonal spin on your everyday kitchen equipment.
Emma Bridgewater Winterberry Apron: £24.95, John Lewis & Partners
Famous for her intricate textile patterns, Emma Bridgewater has released a winter special: the Winterberry apron. This gorgeous apron is 100 per cent cotton and comes with plenty of coordinating products, enabling you to completely transform your kitchen into a festive fiesta.
Smiffy’s Novelty Turkey Christmas Hat: £1.47, Amazon
Looking for an alternative chef hat this Christmas? Then look no further. This novelty turkey hat will have your guests in stitches as you bring out the lunch on Christmas Day. A perfect gift to show who’s the boss of the bird.
Guinea Pig Tea Cosy: £30, Cath Kidston
There’s nothing worse than making a good cup of tea only to promptly forget about it. This tea cosy will ensure your pot stays at the correct temperature for longer. A cute and cuddly way of staying warm this winter.
Elf Apron: £7.99, Robert Dyas
We all want (and need) Santa’s little helper in the kitchen for the festive baking. This apron is one size that fits all, so any of your family or friends can put it on and get to work. Fun for kids, large and small.
Christmas Stag Apron: £8, Dunelm
If you can’t convince your other half to wear an Elf apron, then how about a Christmas stag instead? The classic tartan print means that this apron can be used throughout the year, meaning there’s never an excuse for not baking with you.
Christmas Egg Cosies: £7.95, Not On The High Street
During the winter season, it’s important to keep the cold at bay, and the same applies to your boiled eggs. These adorable egg cosies will make sure your breakfast stays nice and hot in a very festive way.
Skiing Gauntlet: £16, Sophie Allport
When it comes to cooking, safety is key. This gauntlet not only looks beautiful, but the towelling interior is also highly resistant to heat, ensuring you can be safe and stylish at the same time.
Eddington’s Christmas Pudding Cake Cover: £7.10, Online Kitchenware
Having been in the kitchen all day perfecting your Christmas cake, the last thing you’d want is for someone to ruin it. This pudding cake cover will protect your masterpiece and also give the kitchen an extra Christmassy feel.
The Verdict: Christmas bakeware
It’s always fun dressing up for Christmas, so the Elf Apron and Turkey Hat will never disappoint you or your guests. If you’re looking for something more low key, but still want to capture the holiday spirit, then the Linen Tea Towels and Winterberry Apron are perfect choices, but the item that will guarantee a smile is Jessops’ Personalised Apron.
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