Put down that tinsel! The trend for novelty food- and drink-themed baubles shows no sign of slowing down – we're seeing more each year. From cakes and ketchup bottles to toasters and teapots, discover our favourite foodie baubles to deck the halls (and your tree) this Christmas.


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Best Christmas baubles and decorations for foodies 2023

John Lewis & Partners air-fryer bauble

John Lewis air fryer bauble

It's the kitchen gadget that has taken over the world this year, and now it's available in bauble form! This air-fryer bauble is a must for anyone who is obsessed with their new tool.

Available from:
John Lewis & Partners (£8)

Sass & Belle toaster bauble

Toaster bauble

We're genuinely excited to hang this on our tree this year. It's in festive red, it's glittery, it's the perfect size and it's toast – what's not to love?

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Available from:
Amazon (£14.36)

John Lewis pancake stack bauble

John Lewis, Sugar Plum Cafe Pancake Stack Bauble, £12 copy

Christmas is the season for treats and this towering pancake stack bauble sums this up with fluffy pancakes, chocolate sauce and berries – one for the person who loves a decadent weekend brunch.

Available from:
John Lewis (£12)

Rainbow cake slice bauble

Cake decoration

More colourful than classic Christmas cake, embrace festive cheer with this rainbow cake slice. Plus, you can personalise the hanging ribbon for an extra touch if giving as a gift.

Available from:
Not on the High Street (£12.95)

Fortnum & Mason cake stand decoration


A tier of iconic afternoon tea treats in bauble form. Treat yourself and get the tea tray bauble to match, too.

Available from:
Fortnum & Mason (£25.95)

Christmas Concepts sweets baubles, set of 8

Amazon sweets baubles

Ideal if you've got a larger Christmas tree, this set of eight mini shatterproof baubles will fill out your tree. There's a very wide range of 19 colours to choose from so there's one for every Christmas theme, from lime green to champagne cream.

Available from:
Amazon (£8.99)

Emma Bridgewater Christmas cake decorations

Emma Bridgewater baubles

This furry felt decoration duo includes a wedge of classic Christmas cake and a mini slice of chocolate yule log – ideal for the keen baker or someone with a sweet tooth this festive season.

Available from:
Emma Bridgewater (£12 for two)

Daylesford Organic margarita bottle decoration

Daylesford margarita bauble

This hand-embroidered decoration is made using a traditional Indian technique – the delicate metallic threads sparkle under the Christmas lights. There's a matching sloe gin decoration available, too.

Available from:
Daylesford Organic (£12.50)

John Lewis & Partners sausage and mash bauble

John Lewis sausage and mash bauble

This is admittedly pure novelty, but we couldn't help but love the sausage and mash bauble when we spotted it. Complete with glittery gravy and sparkling peas, what more could you want for your tree?

Available from:
John Lewis & Partners (£8)

Ella James tequila decorations (set of four)

Tequila decorations

For fans of a slightly stronger cocktail, go for this set of four fun tequila-themed decorations, with everything from the bottle to the salt shaker.

Available from:
Ella James (£16 for four)

Sous Chef Christmas dinner felt baubles

Sous Chef Christmas dinner decorations

This set of four Christmas dinner-themed baubles is great value, and you can relax knowing there'll be no smashed baubles with these furry felt decorations.

Available from:
Sous Chef (£10.49, set of four)

Crillys glittery French fries bauble

French fries bauble

Take a break from classic festive foods with this glittery packet of French fries: the ultimate novelty decoration.

Available from:
Amazon (£7.25)

Ella James ketchup bottle tree decoration

Ketchup bottle decoration

This glass decoration in festive red is a must-buy for that person who puts tomato ketchup on everything.

Available from:
Ella James (£12)

Sass & Belle gingerbread decoration

Gingerbread man

There are few things more festive than this adorable felt gingerbread man, brightening up your tree with a smile.

Available from:
Amazon (£8.27)

Catesbys banana bunch bauble

Catesbys bananas bauble

Healthy fruit and veg can be scarce around Christmas, so why not add some to your tree? We love this colourful bauble designed to look like a bunch of bananas (made of glass and hand-painted), with a sprinkle of glitter at the top to catch the light.

Available from:
Catesbys (£8)

Also the Bison fungi wooden decoration

Fungi decoration

This mini work of art is hand-painted in watercolour, then digitally printed onto birchwood for a decoration built to last. There are plenty more mushroom styles to choose from, too.

Available from:
Also the Bison (£10)

Sass & Belle Christmas pudding decoration

Christmas pudding decoration

One for the traditionalists, this holly-topped felt pud decoration is handmade and intricately embroidered with beads to sparkle under the Christmas lights.

Available from:
Amazon (£8.34)

John Lewis & Partners ice lolly

John Lewis ice lolly

Kids will love hanging this rainbow ice lolly bauble on the tree, complete with furry pom-pom sprinkles on top. Time to start thinking about summer 2024...

Available from:

John Lewis & Partners (£8)

Sous Chef parmesan bauble

Sous Chef parmesan bauble

A quirky addition to your tree, this generous wedge of parmesan is sure to be a talking point.

Available from:
Sous Chef (£12.99)

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