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Now that the holiday season is here and the air is crisp and cool, it's a great time to do some cozy baking with your children or students. Baking with your kids is a fun activity to share, ending with something delicious they can be proud of and everyone can enjoy.

Warm up with our best baking recipes! From fall breads to baked apples, winter desserts to flaky biscuits, find recipes for baking with your favorite holiday ingredients-including pumpkins, apples, squash and sweet potatoes.

Take time to enjoy our selection of seasonal resources and recipes!

The Home Baking Association    

Reinvent the Turkey!

Don't let all of your leftovers from holiday meals go to waste! The folks at Clabber Girl have some great suggestions on how to repurpose some of your favorite holiday foods in their November newsletter! These incredible, flavorful recipes will create an unforgettable encore everyone will love!

How do Mashed Potato Cakes sound? Would you like to try your hand at Cranberry Sweet Potato Bread?

Check out this great collection of recipes here


Braiding and Shaping A Braided Loaf

Father Dominic presents this easy and fun activity for braiding and shaping your bread dough. Check out this informative video here!

Give the Gift of Baking to Your Friends and Family

Baking with Friends:  Recipes Tips and Fun Facts for Teaching Kids to Bake

Dragonfly Bakers and Bumble Bee Spice Specialists will generate excitement for children learning to bake.  This unique 74 page-hardback book includes 31 recipes with easy to follow directions.  Fun, colorful illustrations combine recipes with family baking activities, fun facts, vocabulary words and suggested children’s baking literature

Teachers, parents, youth leaders and mentors will find educational resources abound.  A valuable resource to teach kids self-sufficiency in the kitchen while inviting questions and providing answers through this new learning tool!  Everyone will share in the tasty success of learning to bake! Includes 60 minute audio CD.   Order now Only $20.00

Read more here


Turkey Isn't Just for Thanksgiving!

Try your hand at this wonderful table decoration that is good enough to eat! Click here to download the Tom the Turkey Bread Centerpiece recipe.


Cooking & Baking with Friends Webinar

The Home Baking Association in partnership with the National AfterSchool Association hosted a free webinar: Cooking and Baking with Friends in Out-of-School Programs on Thursday, November 6. 

This webinar was a great opportunity for after school leaders and educators to learn how to incorporate nutritional cooking and baking habits into curriculum in order to foster healthy and positive environments where kids develop important life skills.

By emphasizing active food lifestyles, expanded learning programs can play an integral role in reducing the risk of obesity in children. Download a FREE pdf of the webinar presentation here!

Cookie Decorating Contest

Calling all of you bakers out there! Gather the family and make some stunning cookies and you could possibly win this awesome contest from King Arthur Flour! How fantastic would it be to win $5000 for your favorite food charity? Find out more...

2015 Educator Award Contest

Do you teach baking in a classroom or community program?  Enter a baking lesson and/or activity to be eligible to win $1,000 and a trip to the 2015 Home Baking Association Annual Meeting.    

Entry deadline is March 31, 2015!

Are you lucky enough to personally know a budding young baker? Today Jula K. wrote “Last year I gave my 12-year old niece Baking with Friends. She loves baking. What is a good follow-up baking gift?”  
If you give a baker Baking with Friends, then they’ll want to:  Enjoy baking for all and may the benefits be returned in a baker’s dozen ways!
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