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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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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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Fudge Nut Bars

Fudge Nut Bars

Kansas Governor Carlin signs the Wheatheart’s Bake and Take Day Proclamation for the annual observance on March 22, 1980. A photo of the proclamation signing, and this recipe appeared in Wheat Gleanings, a bulletin from the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers for wheat farmers. INGREDIENTS  COOKIE DOUGH 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature […]

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Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns

Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns

These Pecan Caramel Sticky Buns from Baker Bettie are the perfect holiday morning breakfast! Prep them the day before and bake them the next morning! The dough and the filling are essentially the same as cinnamon rolls, but we’re making a caramel sauce with pecans for the topping! INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH 7 grams (1 […]

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Welcome New Member, good natured Products!

Welcome New Member, good natured Products!

Home Baking Association is very proud to welcome our new member, good natured Products! From mega cupcakes to the tiniest of bite-sized treats, good natured Products has got you covered. Made from annually renewable plant-based material and no BPAs, phthalates or other nasty stuff, good natured® bakery packaging is more than just drop-kick durable. From snappy […]

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Measuring Baking Temperature

Measuring Baking Temperature

Measuring baking temperature is critical to success in baking, whether it’s checking water temps for yeast, monitoring the temperature of ingredients like butter and flour, or verifying the doneness of the finished product. Check out this informative video, and special educator offer!

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Educator Award Winners Announced!

Educator Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations! 2021 Home Baking Association Educator Award  First Place Selection:  Elizabeth Susan HaganFamily and Consumer Sciences EducatorBayard, IowaEntry:  Bearthday Celebrations:  How Baking at Home Takes You Around the Globe Honorable Mention: Carla Schaer Family and Consumer Sciences EducatorSparland, ILEntry:  Baking on Break Thank you for submitting an entry for the 2021 Home Baking Association Educator Award Program.  You will receive resources from […]

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July 2021 Baker's Calendar

July 2021 Baker’s Calendar

There’s so much to share with you about baking this month, we almost didn’t have room in the calendar! This month’s Baker’s Calendar is jam-packed with helpful resources, reminders, tips and baking hacks to make your summer deliciously perfect in every way. Don’t let the Fourth of July pass without trying some new recipes that […]

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S’more of Those Delicious Treats, Please!

S’more of Those Delicious Treats, Please!

Have you been anticipating that first s’more of the summer as much as I have!?  Starting this weekend, I’m learning some baking science,  history and tradition about the s’more from The Sugar Association.  Then when you’ve expanded your knowledge, bake the BEST 100% Whole Grain  Graham Crackers ever to make your S’Mores!  Everyone loves to add a […]

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