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Don't Panic! Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Posted December 14, 2016 by Squires Kitchen Shop


With less than two weeks to go before Christmas, suddenly the present panic starts to set in! Maybe you've forgotten someone, perhaps you've pulled out a more unfamiliar colleague's name from the hat for Secret Santa, or maybe you just need some extra bits for those stockings. Have no fear, we've got you covered...
For the chocoholic
Chocolate kit Christmas gift

Help your loved one become the ultimate chocolatier with this Make & Decorate Chocolate Kit. With a great book on techniques written by BBC2’s Bake Off: Crème de la Crème winner (and Squires Kitchen tutor) Mark Tilling, along with equipment and key ingredients, this could be perfect under that special someone's tree – it's even beautifully presented, so no wrapping required!

For the all-rounder
The Art of Sugarcraft book Christmas gift

A great book to stand pride of place on the kitchen counter, The Art of Sugarcraft will teach any budding baker or creative cake maker everything they need to know, from basic recipes to masterclasses in sugarcraft.

For the artist
Painting kit Christmas gift

Need to get something more colourful for a cousin, niece or nephew? The Natasha Collins Designer Cake Painting Set contains everything they need to create wonderful works of art on any cake. Help them to unleash their inner Michelangelo!

For the family baker
Beautiful Biscuits Christmas gift

With the biscuit tin being a staple of British homes, what better gift to give the baker in the family than Tessa Whitehouse's fantastic new Beautiful Biscuits book? From baking the perfect biscuit to creating the most amazing designs, the finished products are sure to wow family and friends.

For the showman
Sugarcraft Christmas gift

Ideal for those who want to perfect the finish of their cake. This Sugarcraft Gun with interchangable heads creates ribbons, hair, grass, rope, logs, bricks and even basketweave, helping to enhance any decorater's creation.

For the reader
Subscription Christmas gift

A subscription to Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine will help your cake enthusiast friend keep up with the latest cake-decorating trends and techniques all year round. With six brand new issues delivered throughout the year, they'll never miss a trick!

For someone who can never decide
Gift voucher Christmas gift

We've all got that one friend who's difficult to buy for, so why not try a Squires Kitchen gift voucher? Gift vouchers are available in £5, £10, £20 and £50 denominations and can be spent in the Farnham store, redeemed by phone, or put towards a course at Squires Kitchen International School.

For the keen learner
School class Christmas gift

Why not pick something completely different and book someone a course at Squires Kitchen International School? From beginner classes to sessions for those who want to hone their skills, the expert tutors teach a huge variety of subjects from baking to sugarcraft that just might suit someone you know...