As Ramadan approaches, there is no better way to show your love and appreciation than by making homemade food gifts for family and friends! But what types of foods make good gifts?
Don’t worry — this post has got you covered! From classic sweet treats to savory delights, we’ll be exploring some of our favorite DIY Ramadan food gifts that will have your loved ones excited to dig in.
Putting together DIY Ramadan gifts is easy, and economical, and shows just how much thought you put into your gifting. Let’s explore some delicious recipes for the perfect DIY Ramadan food gift.
14 DIY Ramadan Food Gifts to Give
Homemade Ramadan Gifts
These are a staple in Morocco and bring so much flavor to dishes. If you know someone who loves to cook, these would make a great addition to their pantry.
Make your own mint syrup to be used in drinks and desserts, like in whipped coffee or basbousa cake.
How To Make Cold Brew Coffee At Home (The Best Method For Iced Coffee)
If you are looking for something a coffee lover will like, homemade cold brew coffee is it! It’s easy to make, and they will love the smooth flavor.
These tart, pickled vegetables are so easy to make and will jazz up recipes, especially sandwiches and rice bowls.
Hot cocoa bombs are hot hot hot this year. You don't have to break the bank by buying them when you can easily make them yourself!
Instant Chai Latte Recipe
If you know a tea lover, this homemade chai mix makes for a cozy, thoughtful gift.
Ras al hanout is a specialty Moroccan spice that is used to give dishes a pop. Whole seeds/roots work best for this, but if you only have dry spices and herbs available, it will work. It’s a fun DIY food project.
Have you ever made your own harissa? It’s much simpler than you might think and makes a great gift!
One of my favorite snacks in Morocco is spiced olives with a fresh loaf of bread and some cheese. This gift will transport your loved one to the souks of Morocco with each bite!
Easy Candied Orange Peel Recipe
This festive, sweet treat can be fun to snack on as is or can be used as a garnish.
Amlou is a thick, sweet paste that can be used as a spread or dip but also is called for in various desserts, like Amlou cookies. It’s perfect for those who love sweets!
The popular Moroccan fresh orange and cinnamon dessert takes a twist with this cake perfect for any event.
Chocolate and gluten-free? These are great for serving anyone who has a gluten-free diet - or not!
Make these stuffed medjool dates for a sweet treat or a fantastic Ramadan surprise.
Best Trays & Wrapping For Food Gifts
Presenting your food gift on a lovely tray or in a special basket will make your gift complete. If you order a gift set, they often come in a pretty package, but if you are making your own food or simply want to add something extra to make your gift special, these are some lovely and festive containers for you gifting food.
Decorative Moon & Star Tray Set
This wooden tray is one that can be used over and over for years to come. What a fun and festive piece for your loved one to have in their Ramadan serving dish collection.
Islamic Patterned Wooden Board
If you are bringing sweets, this board makes for such an elegant display. And it’s something your host or hostess can use year round.
Decorative Jars With Gold Lids
When gifting spices, rubs, dry mixes, or pickled vegetables, a cute jar for presentation makes all the difference. This style comes in multiple sizes, and I love the gold lids!
Glass Bottles With Stoppers
For syrups and cold brew coffee, consider a glass bottle that can easily be used to pour from. This style is cute and practical! You can also get it in different sizes, like 8oz or 17oz.
Marble, Sparkly Black & Antiqued Marigold Wrapping Paper
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Using color-themed wrapping paper, and the ribbon is a great way to wrap edible gift sets, and Hallmark paper always has that premium feel.
More Ramadan Gift Ideas
If you’re looking for gift inspiration or ideas for your family for Ramadan, look no further! Try some of these!
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