Need to buy an end of term gift for your child's teacher? Save money and make them a homemade gift instead. Take a look through our 20 recipes for truffles, cupcakes, jam and biscuits - you're sure to find something you'll love to make and give...
Need to buy an end of term gift for your child’s teacher? Save money and make them a homemade gift instead?
a look through our 20 recipes for truffles, cupcakes, jam and biscuits –
you’re sure to find something you’ll love to make and give.
Click through to see our 20 favourite food gifts for teachers…
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Make an apple or 10 for teacher with Victoria Threader’s recipe for apple-shaped cookies. You could make these with the kids – they’ll love decorating the red and green fruits.
These beautiful chocolate truffles from Gordon Ramsay taste far better than shop-bought. Package them in a
pretty gift box and tie with ribbon. The recipe makes 80-90 truffles so
it’s ideal if you’ve got more than one teacher to get presents for.
Turn these raspberry and blueberry sparkly cupcakes into a stylish gift by presenting them in a gold gift box. You can experiment with different colour glitters too.
If you’re baking for a teacher who doesn’t have a sweet tooth, you can’t go wrong with a batch of these delicious scones, which need just 12 mins to bake.
Once you’ve tasted creamy, soft homemade fudge you’ll never go back to the bought stuff. Your child’s teacher will be touched to receive a batch of fudge in pretty tin or cellophane gift bag tied with ribbon.
A batch of homemade shortbread makes a thoughtful gift, and it’s a cheap and easy recipe to make with the children, too.
How cute would these tiny rose and voilet creams look wrapped up in a gift box? If you’re an avid baker we’d highly recommend making these for your child’s teacher – they’re the perfect way to say thank you.
You don’t have to make anything expensive or complicated – sometimes the simplest homemade creations are the nicest, like our easy muffins finished with a big pink bow.
Have a go at making white chocolate and Irish cream truffles. Not sure how? Just watch our step-by-step recipe video from Woman’s Weekly.
If you’ve got a glut of strawberries in the garden or they’re on offer in your local store, why not transform them into jam to give as presents? This easy recipe is the place to start if you’ve not made jam before – the rhubarb helps the jam to set.
You only need 4 ingredients to make these irresistible little peppermint slices, so it’s a great gift idea if you’re on a budget. Line a gift box with
tissue paper and they’ll look like they’re from a posh chocolate shop.
These cheese straws are dead easy to make, and another cheap pick too, as you only need
storecupboard ingredients like flour, mustard powder and an egg to make a
big batch of 40. Tie with ribbon or place in a large kilner jar with a
handwritten label to turn them into a gift.
Our beautiful macaroons are a little fiddly to make, but if you’re an experienced baker and
looking for a gift to impress, a batch of these fashionable French
treats could be the one.
No teacher will be able to resist a couple of these delicious chocolate Florentines made with juicy cherries and almonds with a big cup of tea.
A jar of delicious chutney,
spiked with just a little chilli, will stand out amidst all the bath
salts and flowers your child’s teacher is bound to receive. It keeps for
months so they’ll be able to enjoy your gift with cheeses, meats and
tons of dishes.
Is your child’s teacher a chocoholic? Yes? Well, they’re going to love these chocolate button cupcakes. Baked in just 30 mins, you might want to keep some of these delights to one side for yourself!
A batch of oaty cheese biscuits can be easily transformed into a thoughtful present if you put them in a
kilner jar with a gift tag, or assemble a mini hamper with chutney,
grapes, cheese and perhaps some wine or beer if your teacher deserves a
Impress not just the teachers, but the other mums too with these flower cookies. They’ll look perfect wrapped in a cellophane gift bag and tied with a bow. Just make sure they’re completely set before packaging.
Delicately flavoured with rosewater, Woman’s Weekly’s Turkish delight looks gorgeous and tastes wonderful – your child’s teacher will be so impressed when they find out you made it!
And our personal favourite food gifts for teachers are these gorgeous ‘Thank You’ cupcakes. If you want to make them extra special, take a look at our cake packaging guide to make them a gift worthy of The Hummingbird Bakery!