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5 Fun Items To Bake

Baking is a fun hobby that produces tasty results in the end. If you are looking for something new to try, check out these five fun items to bake. 

1. Brownies

Consisting of cocoa powder, sugar, eggs and water, brownies are a simple and tasty dessert to make for any occasion. Give your brownies some variety by adding chocolate chips, mint or peanut butter. Whether you are a self-taught baker or have taken a baking course Bend OR, brownies are a fun treat for baking enthusiasts of all levels to make. 

2. Pies

Pie is a general term for any circular-shaped dough filled with sweet or savory ingredients. Common sweet pies include apple, pumpkin and blueberry while savory pies come in the form of pot pies containing various vegetables and meat. Pie has existed since the time of ancient Egyptians and the earliest versions of this baked good contained meat. 

3. Cupcakes

The fun in making cupcakes comes down to decorating these baked goods with frosting and sprinkles. There are even days of the year that celebrate the different varieties of cupcakes. For example, October 18th is National Chocolate Cupcake Day and December 15th is National Lemon Cupcake Day. The vanilla cupcake is one of the most popular and versatile flavors of this dessert. 

4. Bread Pudding

Bread pudding consists of stale bread, butter, milk, sugar, raisins and eggs and baked to a firm yet creamy texture. Several varieties of bread pudding exist, including a Canadian version that uses maple syrup and a Belgian variation with brown sugar and cinnamon. 

5. Sweet Breads

If you have extra bananas sitting around getting ripe, you can make banana bread, one of the common varieties of dessert bread. Also give pumpkin bread and zucchini bread a try if you enjoy the process of making bread. 

You can’t go wrong baking one of these sweet and simple desserts.