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Highlight Your Menu with Holiday Cupcakes!

This holiday season, update your menu with a crowd favorite of holiday cupcakes. It’s critical to adapt your menu to what the consumer wants, and during the holiday season, consumers enjoy festive treats. Holiday cupcakes are a perfect choice. But what holiday cupcakes will the consumer want? We list the top 5 holiday cupcake flavors you’ll want to add to your menu. Top 5 Holiday Cupcake Flavors Here are the best cupcake flavors to brighten your holiday menu: 1. Gingerbread Cupcake A classic holiday favorite, a well-made gingerbread cupcake is hard to resist. This recipe for Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Browned Butter Buttercream has

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Tips To Turn Your Menu Into A Holiday Celebration!

The holidays conjure up images of twinkling decorations, snowy nights, and warm family dinners around a table of pies and cakes. Holiday treats are something most of us have grown up with, and it’s one of the best aspects of the holiday season. Capture this magical time of year in your bakery with some holiday staples on your menu! Related: Featured Promotions Mulled Wine Ideal for a special season drinks menu, mulled wine is a delicious hot beverage to warm nippy noses and chilly fingers. Mulled wine uses full-bodied red wine, mulling spices, and notes of citrus for a bright,

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Three Important Trends to Help YOUR Bakery Succeed

It is imperative that restaurants, bakeries, and all foodservice operators monitor prominent consumer trends. Adapting the menu or adjusting services to fit the hottest industry trends is an effective way to increase sales and grow your business. Here are three trends to be aware of that can help make 2021 your best year to date: Offer visual-appealing treats that compel customers to share on social media – Showcasing beautifully crafted treats will help attract new customers and build demand through social media Incorporate healthy options into the menu – many consumers will be drawn to tasty products that allow them to indulge

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12 Delicious Desserts for Thanksgiving!

November is here! The month of giving thanks means lots of turkey, stuffing, and tasty treats. Celebrate the season by adding new specials to your menu showcasing the favorite flavors of fall. Now is the time to introduce pumpkin, cranberry, and apple baked goods that will capitalize on the holiday spirit. Here are 12 sweets promised to bolster your seasonal menu this November: Pumpkin Tiramisu Layer Cake Pumpkin Mousse and Ginger Parfaits Pumpkin Cheesecake Tiramisu Cranberry Pecan Tart Pomegranate Blood Orange Tiramisu Tasty Pecan Tassies Pumpkin Fudge Baklava with Nutella Glaze Creme Brulee Carrot Cake Cookies Apple Stack Cake Turkey

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Tips to Bake Scrumptious Muffins!

Who doesn’t love a perfectly baked muffin? They are an incredibly versatile item that can be enjoyed throughout the day – from a morning meal to an afternoon snack. Sweet and easy to hold, muffins typically include many of our favorite flavors: blueberry, banana, chocolate, and dozens more. Muffins are not only popular for their delicious taste – texture plays a key role in quality. Your customers expect to enjoy a light, airy texture with perfectly baked, fluffy dough in every bite of a muffin. Consistently producing this type of delectable product requires strict adherence to a series of steps. Any mistakes in the process can lead

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National Dessert Day – Ranking the 10 Most Popular Desserts!

October 14th is National Dessert Day! Today serves as the perfect opportunity to celebrate a sweet tooth and enjoy a bite of your favorite dessert. There is no better way to honor this sweet holiday than review the most beloved desserts in the country! There are so many delicious baked goods and sweet treats that it becomes difficult for many to rank their favorites. A popular food blog, Eat This, Not That!, has put together their list of the 10 most iconic desserts in America: Chocolate Chip Cookies  Apple Pie Cheesecake Pecan Pie Carrot Cake Ice Cream Boston Cream Pie

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How Bakers Can Successfully Navigate COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for bakeries to continue serving their valued customers sweet treats. Bakers have been forced to update on the fly and adapt to keep their business open and thriving. This includes meeting their customers in new channels (online ordering, delivery, carry-out), updating safety guidelines, and so much more. The American Bakers Association released the following tips that will help bakeries fight the pandemic: 1. Update Your Crisis Management Plan An updated crisis management plan will help prepare your bakery for any potential health problem that arises. Important topics to keep in mind are:

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General Mills: Making Food the World Loves

For over a hundred years, General Mills has milled the flour that people rely on to make everything from family favorites to new and inspired creations. They put their best into everything they do—so your business can thrive. General Mills Flour Today Just as every baker has a great formula, every great formula has Gold Medal Flour. Flour is the product of milling and sifting high-quality wheat berries into a fine powder. But there’s a little more to it than that. The type of formula you can make depends on the type of flour, which depends on the type of

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Dessert for Breakfast? Sweet Morning Treats Guaranteed to Brighten Your Day

Many of the most popular breakfast favorites are highlighted by sweet, syrupy flavors. Demand for a sweet snack to start the day runs deep in our society – generations of Americans have celebrated pancakes, waffles, donuts, and pastries alongside their cup of morning Joe. Expanding on these classic items is a surefire way to delight your customers. Here are five sugary breakfast foods that will satisfy your customer’s sweet tooth and instantly provide a smile to start the day: Snickerdoodle Waffles Chocolate Coconut Scones Monster Cookie Muffins Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes Chocolate Chip Cookie Breakfast Parfait Incorporating beloved flavors of classic

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Innovative Trends to Help YOUR Bakery

Bakeries have the unique opportunity to brighten the day of any customer with a single bite. Enjoying a perfectly-frosted, luscious piece of cake is more than a simple dessert; it is an uplifting experience that immediately brings a smile to the face. The current environment demands that bakeries find new ways of reaching customers and providing this important value. Bakeries must be aware of top trends to adapt their collection of scrumptious sweets and fully satisfy customer expectations. Here are three trends to follow that will deliver more customers to your doorstep: The use of flowers in design: Floral arrangements are

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