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Strawberry Shortcake’s on My Mind

Strawberry Shortcake’s on My Mind

Strawberries are here!  The ever-bearing strawberry plants in my garden have been winking at me for a couple weeks now.  I hold my breath.  There’s always that sneaky late frost.  It takes the early ones,  but some are forming up.  This variety is small but each a juicy flavor burst.  Thankfully the berries in the […]

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May Baking Calendar

May Baking Calendar

Spring has sprung and baking opportunities abound as we present the May Baking Calendar, a resource full of recipes and baking anecdotes perfect for the season. Download the calendar here

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Birthdays Around the World Call for Cake

Birthdays Around the World Call for Cake

Meet HBA educator award winning teacher, Elizabeth Hagan, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS), Carroll, Iowa. Elizabeth has her high school students researching, baking and photographing a topic she loves—the culture and types of birthday cakes baked in other countries.  Elizabeth shares that she started baking as a child. “I loved sweets and baking gave me the opportunity to make what I loved. Early on I […]

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What’s Abby Baking for Whole Day for Whole Grain?

What’s Abby Baking for Whole Day for Whole Grain?

With so many great whole grains, it’s hard to decide, but Abby Clement, The Whole Grains Council’s Stamp Program Manager settled on spotlighting her mom’s Apple Crisp.  This is, of course PERFECT when you’re coming into spring with a refrigerator fruit drawer with a variety of no-crunch-left apples.  These long-timer apples have the most flavor […]

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Bake and Take Everyday!

Bake and Take Everyday!

Everyday is a good day to “bake and take.”  You’ll love Kansas Wheat test kitchen vintage Bake and Take Month recipe re-makes, Chef Tess’s innovations for baking creations, delivery labels and earth-friendly packaging options.  There’s something for everyone– you’ll find just what you need at HomeBaking.org Learn more about the history of this community-driven event and trend with […]

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Baker Bettie Bakes Up Sticky Buns

Baker Bettie Bakes Up Sticky Buns

The Home Baking Association welcomes it’s newest member, “Baker Bettie”  aka Kristin Hoffman.  “Baker Bettie” has been a life saver to so many of HBA’s baking educators with her virtual baking content during the pandemic,” shares Sharon Davis, FCS teacher and HBA Program Director.  “Her Learning Tracks and Workshops at www.BakerBettie.com are great for students […]

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Flour Food Safety

Flour Food Safety

From our member, North American Millers Association From toddler to grandparent – baking is the perfect family activity. Just don’t forget to include food safety in your recipe! Flour is a raw ingredient made from wheat grown and harvested in nature, and as such, it is possible for wheat to be exposed to environmental sources […]

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Baking Innovations Zoom Forum

Baking Innovations Zoom Forum

Join the Home Baking Association for a Baking Innovations ZOOM Forum Thursday March 10, 2022- 7:00 to 8:00 PM Eastern Time.  Baking Innovations:  Bake and Take 2022 Explore the rich history of Bake and Take Month  Bake the greats from 50 years of Bake and Take Take the latest in baking flavors and plant-based packaging  […]

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Educator Award Deadline is Near!

Educator Award Deadline is Near!

The deadline for the Educator Award contest is March 31st, 2022. Have you modified your baking lesson programs to accommodate distance learning? We’re particularly interested in what you have to say. But please be sure to look at the guidelines for submission, the subject matter and intended audience and even method of delivery are wide […]

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Pumpkin Bran Muffins

Pumpkin Bran Muffins

This recipe appeared in the 1991 Bake and Take with Wheat Foods brochure. The promotion was sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Commission and the Wheat Foods Council. Bake and Take Day has brought joy to thousands of individuals who have been the recipients of baked wheat foods.  INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups 100% bran cereal* ¾ […]

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