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Kitchen Upgrade: Baking Holidays Merry and Bright

By: Hannah Lee Leidy

Five artisan holiday baking supplies to perfect your spirited sweets!

Whether you’re whipping up a batch of cookies for gifting, rolling out pie dough, or proofing something savory to sandwich around a mess of leftovers, the proper tools make baking all the more enjoyable during the prep process and for a showstopping presentation. From whimsical cake stands to biscuit cutters that fit perfectly in your hand, these Southern-made holiday baking supplies are headlining our wish list.

holiday baking supplies:  an image of a cobalt blue patterned cake stand with a clear lid

Golden Rabbit Enamel Cake Stand in Cobalt Swirl

Mountain Lake Park, Maryland

Present a glam finish to the feast with this swirly enamel cake stand which is safe for slicing and dishwashing, thanks to its enamel-coated carbon steel design. $42

holiday baking supplies:  an image of a round, woven, light tan bread basket

Frieling Brotform Banneton Bread Basket Round 10-inch

Fort Mill, South Carolina

For beautifully domed bread boules with an extra crunchy crust, let them complete their final proof in this natural cane-woven basket. $34.95

holiday baking supplies: an image of a black matte pie plate

Handmade Studio TN Lindsay + Dan Pie Plate


With a wide rim and flowing design, this glossy, handmade pie plate lets your pie crust artistry take center stage. $85

holiday baking supplies: an image of the light blue Dogwood Batter Bowl

Blackberry Farm Shop Dogwood Batter Bowl

Walland, Tennessee

With its generous depth to prevent spillage and lipped rim for perfect aim when pouring batter into pans, baking dishes, and pie plates, this robin’s-egg-blue batter bowl means fewer messes during the prep process. $63

Ennis Park Classic Biscuit Cutter in Black Walnut

Marietta, Georgia

Handmade by craftspeople in Olivehill, Tennessee, these cutters have a smooth surface and tapered knob for making swift punches into floured biscuit dough. The circular shape also makes them a smart tool for cutting cookie dough into uniform rounds. $26

holiday baking supplies: an image of a hand holding the ennis park classic biscuit cutter and using it to cut rolled out flour
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