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Homemade gift kit recipes

15 Recipes

Make a beautiful, edible DIY gift for a foodie friend. We've got ideas for sourdough starters, baking jars and drinks kits that are easy to put together.

Triple chocolate cupcake kit

4.857145

(7 ratings)

The perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves to bake - the ingredients for delectable chocolate cupcakes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Mulled wine kit

4.75

(12 ratings)

A lovely homemade gift for wine lovers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

10-minute mincemeat

0

(0 ratings)

Make your own mincemeat this Christmas – and not just for mince pies. Try it in Chelsea buns or sweet samosas. You could also give jars of it away as gifts...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sourdough starter kit

4

(2 ratings)

For the keen baker, why not give the gift of a sourdough recipe kit? Fill a jar with everything they need and add the final flourishes to make it Christmas ready
  • Easy

Bespoke martini kit

0

(0 ratings)

Put together a mixology kit as a Christmas gift with everything needed to make the perfect martini, including juniper berries, spices and olives to garnish
  • Easy

Mulling syrup

4.703705

(27 ratings)

This spiced syrup works equally well for mulled wine or cider. Make a batch ahead of time for entertaining or make up a gift kit for Christmas
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Gravadlax kit

0

(0 ratings)

With everything they’ll need to cure their own salmon Scandi-style, this homemade Christmas kit will make an inspired gift for any keen cook...
  • Easy

Apple pie cookie kit

3.8

(5 ratings)

This jar of cookie ingredients makes an original gift for a favourite teacher - simply pop in a jar and add a label with the cooking instructions to transform into deliciously fruity, spiced biscuits
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Lasagne recipe kit

0

(0 ratings)

Package up a homemade lasagne kit to give as a gift to those who need a culinary confidence boost or keen cooks who need a break from the kitchen
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Snow globe hot chocolate

4.272725

(11 ratings)

Marshmallows and strawberry laces transform into a snowman in this cute edible gift idea - a hot chocolate kit in a jam jar - perfect family fun
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Coffee lover's kit

3

(3 ratings)

Ginger biscuits wrapped up with a tin of coffee and a pair or espresso cups make a very cute Christmas gift set
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Hot chocolate stirrers

4.833335

(6 ratings)

We all know a few die hard chocolate fans - make them one of these hot choc stirrers as a gift and they'll never want to use powdered cocoa again...
  • 13 mins
  • Easy

Baked camembert kit

5

(2 ratings)

The ideal gift for a cheese-lover: a box of camembert to warm in the oven and serve with boozy marinated sultanas
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
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