Bake Up a Storm This Winter
With life’s simple ingredient…wheat!
The weather outside is frightful, but baking is so delightful. With a chill in the air outside, there’s nothing better than the warmth and smell coming from an oven filled with delicious baked goods. Wheat is the perfect way to warm yourself up this season—through the holidays and beyond. Life’s simple ingredient provides so many possibilities when it comes to baking; from muffins and scones to cookies, breads and pie, there’s no shortage of fantastic recipes to create while you keep warm indoors this winter. Check out some of our favourite baking recipes featuring wheat below.
The classic holiday gingerbread is a must-have at any Christmas gathering. Have fun decorating you and the kids’ favourite shapes—snowflakes, gingerbread people, trees and more—with our favourite gingerbread recipe. But you don’t have to stop the cookie baking after the holidays! Try this Crushed Toffee, Pecan and Salted Caramel Shortbread any time you’re looking for a sweet treat that combines flour and butter in the best way possible.
If you haven’t tried baking your own bread, now’s the perfect time to do it. Savoury Holiday Star Bread is the perfect addition to your holiday dinner table that’ll be sure to impress all your guests. If you’re looking for a classic favourite for the whole family, Whole Wheat Dinner Buns always hit the spot.
After the holidays are over, you might be looking to recipes that are slightly less indulgent. That doesn’t mean they can’t be delicious and nutritious! Muffins made with whole grain wheat are the perfect option for a post-holiday baking adventure. Cranberry Orange Muffins still give you the taste of the season, and Easy Bran Muffins are the perfect breakfast filled with heart-healthy fibre.
If you’re a new baker, you might want to check out these top ten baking tips and tricks or ten tips to fix common baking fails. Bringing the kids in to help with the baking this season? Make sure you and the little ones are prepared with tips for kids in the kitchen. Try out these Elf Energizers for a delicious, easy to make recipe with the kids—task them with rolling them into balls and you’ve got a family-friendly, tasty dessert.