Summer 2013
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Shaping Dough... Summer Baking Fun!



Summer is perfect for baking lessons... 

The Home Baking Association joined Father Dominic and Reedy Press to develop 27 Breadhead Minute videos!  Explore dough shaping and tips for working with yeast dough! You will find all the videos sponsored by the Home Baking Association on Youtube.


Try your hand at this easy and fun recipe!

Free form loaf, Basic White Dough Recipe.

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Alligators or Pre-Historic Creatures! 


Let kids have fun creating their own unique shapes with these recipes for Alligators, Turtles or Pre-Historic Creatures!

Alligators and Turtles - Click Here 


Pre-Historic Creatures - Click Here


Baking with Kids


Young bakers will love this coloring book with 11 pages to download and color. Let their imaginations run wild with this great baking resource perfect for summer vacation.


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Bread with a Twist

Here's a great summer baking lesson! Learn the history of pretzels, tips for making pretzels and two great recipes - Soft Pretzel and Cheesey Pretzel! 

Download this great lesson plan here





Educator Resources


Visit the NEW Educator Resource Section!  We have updated it to make it easier to find the many ideas and tips for helping you teach baking to others!

Visit our Educator Resources page 




Baking Glossary! - click here

Visit our newly revised Glossary with over 350 terms!    


Shaping or Molding

Shaping or molding: 
Follow recipe directions for how to divide and shape dough (sheet dough, sticks, loaves, twist, braid, pretzel, smooth ball, etc.)

HBA Resources Available
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The Home Baking Association is provided with quality educational materials, recipes, and important resources that help us achieve our mission of promoting home baking by providing tools and knowledge to perpetuate generations of future home bakers. A complete directory of Home Baking Association member for can be found on our website. -click here