Struggling with presents for Christmas this year? A box of chocolate or traditional gingerbread cookies never goes amiss, so for those hunting for a last-minute gift, this guide to mouth-watering hampers is for you.
Cozy up in the cold weather with Brownsalt Bakery’s special Gingerbread Granola sprinkled with Belgian white chocolate, cranberries, cinnamon and nutmeg. Breathe in the scent of spices with cinnamon buns, gingerbread cookies and snowflake cookies. Brownsalt is even creating special Secret Santa gifts for those who don’t know what to get their friends. Pick up an assortment of Secret Santa Mini Cookies Gift, Secret Santa Biscotti Treats and Secret Santa Small Delight Gifts.
Chocolates make for the best last-minute gifts. Check out CocoCart’s selection of hampers. With brands like Neuhaus, Godiva, Valrhona, Whittaker’s, After Eight, and Wedels, Coco’s Christmas Premium Opulence box is for the true chocolate connoisseur. Other hampers include brands like Milka, Hersheys, Kit Kat, Maltesers, Daim and Toblerone. Packaged in a cute Santa Sack and Christmas Stocking, it looks and feels like Christmas!
Foodhall has an array of hampers for food connoisseurs everywhere. The Classic Christmas Treats Gift Hamper has a Xoco57 Hot Chocolate Bomb, Santa pralines, plum cake and christmas cookies. A Christmas Morning Essentials Gift Box houses KC Roasters Coffee and Arqa Vanilla Bean Infused Sugar. A box of truffle-flavoured treats including black truffles, black truffle honey, truffle butters and truffle sauces is great for those looking for savoury treats. For kids, a DIY Smores and DIY Cookies Box is the ultimate present. The Cheese Connoisseur box, filled with brie, camembert and gorgonzola, is great to serve at home with a bottle of wine.
Available at Foodhall in Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore, orderhere
Gourmet To Go
Gourmet To Go, Mumbai-based gourmet store and takeaway café is offering a series of thoughtfully chosen food items in special Christmas hampers. An array of sweet and savoury goodies make their way into the boxes including Lotus Biscoff Spread, Christmas-special brownies and cookies and a bar of Lindt chocolate.
Call 72081 79996 to order
Get your loved ones a healthy hamper from Go Nuts for Christmas. Choose from their Bestseller’s Exclusive and The Nut Your Regular Box, which houses flavours like sea salt caramel almonds, thai sweet chili cashews, and oregano cashews.
Ditch the traditional box of chocolates and embrace multi-coloured sweets by House of Candy. Their Christmas Konnections Candy Box is filled with dark chocolate almonds, sour apples, fizzy mini strawberry pencils and a crunchy, nutty candy cane. The Christmas Confetti Candy Box is a combination gummy bears, cola bottles, fizzy chips and candy canes.
Rose Petal Turkish Delight, chocolate baklava and Ceviz Raya are part of Hurrem’s holiday-themed box. The Turkish baklava brand’s exclusive limited-edition box contains an assortment of lokums, their signature chocolate baklavas, as well as sweets studded with walnuts and coconut.
Available at Hurrem’s stores across Mumbai
From rich Christmas fruit and nut cakes to seasonal berry tarts, I’M Wholesome has a series of Xmas-themed offerings this season. Try their signature gourmet cheese like the truffle shiitake and seasonal strawberry pesto, red velvet cheese cookies, gourmet Christmas cheese tower, strawberry tres leches, Belgian hot chocolate mix, DIY gingerbread tree making kit, and toffee caramel cupcakes.
Call 093218 38714 to order
Le Pure Chocolatier
Fine chocolate handpicked and sourced from cocoa plantations in Ghana, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Tanzania and Columbia make for the perfect gift this Christmas. Chocolate purists will enjoy their Single Origin Truffle, made with milk and dark single origin 70% and 60% dark chocolate from Saint Saint-Domingue and Madagascar. The Christmas Exquisite Hamper has something for everyone, including truffles, dragees, Almond roka, single-origin bars, all of which can be customised as well.
Living Food Company, is celebrating an international Christmas, introducing a range of limited-edition treats from Germany, Italy, France, US and Belgium. German stollen, Italian panettone, plum cakes, croissants, orange Belgian chocolate cake and assorted French macarons can be paired with Belgian hot chocolate as the perfect antidote to the cold weather. Bring forth the Yuletide spirit with a customisable Christmas cheese platter, featuring mascarpone, mozzarella, ricotta, olive stuffed bocconcini and burrata. Living Food Company has also launched a fun range of DIY hot chocolate sticks available in flavours of classic, dark, coffee and hazelnut.
Pooja Dhingra’s special Xmas treats are perfect for gifting. The limited-edition menu features the plum cake cupcake, white chocolate cranberry cupcake, Belgian strawberry cupcake, gingerbread cupcake. Pair these cupcakes with a cup of Le15 Hot Chocolate – Christmas Edition, available in classic, salted caramel, mocha and spiced flavours. The ‘Macaron Queen of India’ has also created special snowflake macarons with dark chocolate orange ganache and a Christmas macaron with white chocolate ganache and cranberry compote as part of the menu at Le15 Patisserie.
Participate in a fun activity alongside friends and family this Christmas, with a Gingerbread DIY kit, complete with gingerbread house cut outs, royal icing, colourful sprinkles, and Christmas tree cookies. The dessert bar also serves up a special Christmas Hamper, witha hot chocolate mix, marshmallows, sugar cookies, white chocolate barks, and gingerbread pound cake. Chef Freny Fernandes of Monèr offers a Bûche de Noël Santa made with berry mousse, chocolate ganache, berry compote, Joconde biscuit. Another flavoured yule log, termedBûche de Noël Frost, is infused with mascarpone mousse, gingerbread biscuit, poached pear gelée, and Dulce de leche.
Call +91 7770014123 to order
Red and Green Christmas Bundles from Nourish Organics consist of a mix of organic nuts, nutritious seeds, plant-based breakfast cereals. almond buckwheat cookies, apple oats bar, amla bar, cranberry super grain granola, oats cranberry cookies, lime chia bar and mixed nut medley are all part of their Christmas hamper options.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with Provenance’s assortment of candy canes, toffee cones, marshmallows, chocolates and dragees. With Christmas-themed monikers like the Naughty or Nice Christmas Hamper which is brimming with a hot chocolate mix from Provenance, Maxim’s Speculoos Chocolate Biscuits, Christmas ornaments, Papabubble’s candy cane and an Iktaara Christmas mug.
Feast on traditional Xmas treats like marzipan stollen, plum cakes, yule logs in dark chocolate crunch, tiramisu and coffee mascarpone and raspberry jelly and strawberry cream flavours, gingerbread cookies, and mince pies. Smoor also serves up delicious hot cocoa, the comfort drink of the season, available in milk chocolate, dark chocolate and chilli chocolate varieties.
No better gift than chocolate for the holiday season! Royce’s Nutty and Nice Gift Hamper, the White Christmas Bento Box, the Nutcracker Gift Box, Christmas Collection Box, Cookies and Cream Gift Box or the NAMAzing Christmas Gift Box from the Royce’s Christmas Collection is available in 12 cities across India.
Bring the flavours of Levant to your home with Rue du Liban’s gift boxes. Traditional Beklewa, made of phyllo pastry and mixed nuts, Mammoul, semolina cookies filled with dates, and Torta di Rose, a cake made to resemble a beautiful bunch of roses, best served with vanilla butter and orange marmalade are part of the extravagant offerings at the elegant restaurant.
Call +91 7045000015 / 022 22864444 to order
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
At The Leela Goa, linzer cookies, chocolate brunsli and marzipan stollens signify the beginning of a very merry Christmas. The Signature Chocolate Collection by The Leela Palace Bengaluru is filled with exquisite chocolates that can be paired with classic Christmas sweets. A gingerbread tree, mince pie, signature cookies, wine, christmas pudding are the perfect accompaniments to the holiday season.
Thoughtfully curated healthy treats are available in Yogisattva’s Limited Edition Festive Christmas Box. Vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free, the hampers feature cranberry, orange and walnut loaves, ginger molasses cookies made with organic ingredients, apple crumble muffins, truffle cashew cheese spread and amaranth crackers.