8 Christmas Gifts We Love | MF Guide

By Sanjana Subramanian December 13, 2018
Christmas Gifts from Plate & Pint

There’s a slight nip in the air. The rich scent of plum cake wafts around. Sparkly presents and decorations are brought home. Yes, it’s Christmas time, the happiest time of the year. But the arrival of Christmas also means setting aside a bit of time to shop for the most perfect gifts for friends and family. This season, how about opting for some scrumptious gifts that’ll help you spread some ‘joy to the world’?

Festive Treats – Plate & Pint

This cozy Kemps Corner restaurant (whose Dorito Salad we love, btw) has rolled out the most adorable limited-edition festive specials for you and yours. Quirky and colourful, they perfectly capture the true essence of Christmas with each of them reminding us of what the festive season stands for. Choose from the most adorable macarons, cupcakes, Christmas tree cakesicles, rum balls, handmade truffles and more, in an array of flavours, available till December 31 only.

Price: INR 70 per piece for the macarons, INR 95 per piece for the Nutella snowman macaron, INR 80 per piece for the Christmas tree cakesicles, INR 60 per piece for the rum balls, INR 45 per piece for the truffles and INR 70 per piece for the cupcakes

 Festive Macarons at Plate & Pint

Festive Macarons at Plate & Pint

Gingerbread Ice CreamSucres Des Terres

Few desserts signify Christmas better than delicious gingerbread. Contemporary artisanal ice cream makers Sucres Des Terres are wonderfully capturing the spirit of this festival with their ‘Christmas Limited Edition Gingerbread’ ice cream. So if you know of any gingerbread lovers, grab a tub of this flavour and make their day!

Price: INR 950 for one jar

Sucres Des Terres Gingerbread Ice Cream

Sucres Des Terres Gingerbread Ice Cream

Healthy Hampers – Sequel

The perfect gift for weight watchers does exist! This haven for clean eating is offering a Christmas hamper with eight different goodies. It comes with Sequel’s signature vegan granola, organic red Italian wine, Kashmiri saffron and cinnamon infused forest honey and more. Apart from food, the hamper also includes a luxury lavender and mint soy wax candle and an avocado bag designed by Sequel, in collaboration with Nomada accessories.

Price: INR 7,500 inclusive of taxes

Sequel Christmas Hamper

Sequel Christmas Hamper

Assorted Goodies – Le 15 Patisserie

Your favourite patisserie is churning out some sweet surprises this Christmas that make for the perfect gifts to take to your friend’s Christmas bash. Think exotic Chocolate Cherry macarons, Chocolate & Cranberry and Chocolate & Mint truffles, Gingerbread Men cookies, Plum Cake cupcakes and other delicious offerings that you ought not to pass up on. You can also make your own hampers in three different sizes.

Price: INR 85 for the Chocolate Cherry macarons, INR 90 for the Gingerbread Men cookies, INR 70 for the Plum Cake cupcakes, INR 60 for the truffles, pre-set hampers starting from INR 1800

Gingerbread Men Cookies- Le15

Gingerbread Men Cookies- Le15

Festive Hampers – Sassy Teaspoon

Very few outlets do desserts that are as decadent as those at Sassy Teaspoon. And don’t we all know somebody who absolutely adores everything from this spot? This Christmas, they are offering a scrumptious hamper that spells indulgence. Think Cranberry & Hazelnut Biscotti, Christmas cake layered with fondant, Apple & Cinnamon jam, organic coffee and more that’ll make you the star of the evening.

Price: INR 1500++

Hamper from The Sassy Teaspoon

Hamper from The Sassy Teaspoon

Gift Baskets – Mag St. Bread Co.

Committed to bringing the finest handmade bread via restaurants and cafes to maximum city, Mag St. Bread Co. is putting together hampers for your friends and family loaded with special treats and house made sauces. These baskets are packed with deliciously flaky croissants, Danishes, biscuits, cookies, tasty sauces, granola and Christmas specials like Stollen and Panettone, for a very merry Christmas.

Price: INR 2,000 – 5,000+

Mag St Gift Hamper

Mag St Gift Hamper

Themed Treats – The Rolling Pin

This boulangerie always knows how to make you smile with its charming array of desserts. Right on time for Christmas, they’re bringing you goodies that nobody will be able to resist. Pick up a box of delicious cupcakes decorated with snowflakes, snowballs and the friendly face of little Olaf. What’s more, they’re also offering dessert jars in flavours like Red Velvet, Brownie & Cookie and Hazelnut Salted Caramel.

Price: INR 675 for the cake jars and INR 499 for a box of 4 themed cupcakes

Christmas Cupcakes at The Rolling Pin

Christmas Cupcakes at The Rolling Pin

Chocolatey Delights – TOSHIN

Looking to spoil someone silly with an exotic gift, just for them? Go for the ‘Exotic BonBon bars’ from TOSHIN. These artisanal chocolates are available on a made-to-order basis, drawing inspiration from the seven corners of the world. That is why the seven BonBon bars in the box are made from the most exotic flavours – one exotic ingredient from one exotic region. Choose from the wasabi java single origin 33%, the sake infused ivory chocolate ganache and the Indian Western ghat strawberry ganache, among others.

Price: INR 3,500 +

Exotic Bon-Bons from TOSHIN

Exotic Bon-Bons from TOSHIN

So much to choose from and not enough time, right? Don’t delay it anymore. Go on and start grabbing these delicious treats for your friends and family this Christmas.