Glass gift jars of cupcake mixture

Homemade gift kit 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.

8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A lovely homemade gift for wine lovers

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Advertisement
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Fill a glass jar with the ingredients for fruity macadamia and white chocolate chip biscuits and present as a gift

15 mins
Easy
28 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

This slightly spiced, fruity marmalade kit is the perfect gift for a keen baker and you can make it at home with a handful of hamper essentials

Easy
6 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 35 mins
More effort
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Advertisement