10 Gift-Ready Gourmet FoodsChelsea Fuss
Traditional foods abound this time of year. Why not gift friends, family and neighbors a beautifully wrapped Italian cake or German marzipan? Save time by forgoing baking and even gift wrapping. These delicious treats come beautifully wrapped in historical packaging and papers. Add a bow and a card and you are good to go! Find the sources, next!
Bindi Panetonne 1 of 10This traditional panettone cake from Sicily is packaged up beautifully by Bindi. Inside you'll find the traditional Italian cake filled with candied fruit and raisins.
$34 at Alma Gourmet
Niederegger Lubeck Marzipan 2 of 10This delicious marzipan is covered in rich chocolate, and packaged beautifully with red paper and a simple white label.
$8.99 at Mel and Rose
Amaretti di Saronno Cookies 3 of 10The world-famous Italian cookies are delicious when eaten with coffee or wine. The gorgeous packaging needs little to no embellishment. Add a bow or card and you are good to go!
$21.42 at Amazon
Lars Swedish Gingersnap Cookies 4 of 10These traditional Swedish gingersnaps are made with ginger, cloves and cinnamon. The blue packaging is charming as is.
$14.49 at Amazon
Jme Chocolate Coins 5 of 10These Belgian chocolate coins, from the Jme collection by Jamie Oliver are printed with the text "Find a penny, pick it up and all day long you'll have good luck." Wrap in ribbon, and you'll be all set for a hostess gift or stocking stuffer!
$7.95 at Williams-Sonoma
Seville Orange Marmalade 6 of 10This traditional English marmalade, presented by Jamie Oliver, is wrapped up pretty with a handwritten tag.
$19.95 at Williams-Sonoma
Beekman 1802 Sugar Plums 7 of 10Wrapped in a gorgeous paper box with a bow, these treats are made from chopped fruit, brandy and orange oil and shaped into a plum.
$22-$44 at Williams-Sonoma
Cipirani Panettone 8 of 10Gift this traditional Italian cake in this sleek, reusable tin from Cipirani.
$43.99 at Amazon
Hand-Wrapped Milanese Italian Cake 9 of 10Gift these traditional Milanese cakes made from a secret recipe that's been handed down several generations. Bonus: It arrives wrapped in gorgeous white printed paper with a red bow and tag.
$36.99 at Amazon
Le Tre Marie Pandoro 10 of 10This cake is made from a traditional Verona recipe and wrapped in historical packaging. The simple recipe includes orange blossom honey.
$33.29 at Pasta Cheese
Top photo: Pasta Cheese.