Autumn Winter: Colder, Shorter days means it's perfect Baking Weather

Autumn/Winter is definitely the best season for baking. My subscription box is leaning into the cosy feeling of baking in this colder season. 

Vegan Gingerbread House For the Family
Vegan Christmas Baking

Winter Baking Ideas

Our baking kits are perfect for families who want to spend some quality time together, no matter the season. With everything you need in one handy kit, you can enjoy a stress-free baking experience and create something truly special with your loved ones.

We believe that vegan baking should be just as delicious and indulgent as traditional baking, which is why we’ve worked hard to create a range of baking kits that are both vegan and delicious. You don’t need to be vegan to enjoy our kits – they’re perfect for anyone who loves sweet treats and wants to try something new.

All of our ingredients are carefully selected to ensure that they’re vegan-friendly and of the highest quality. We believe that good food should be good for you, which is why we only use the best ingredients in our kits. From our dairy-free white chocolate to our 100% plant based sprinkles, everything is chosen with care and attention.

Vegan Version Of The Classics

We’re also passionate about the environment, which is why we use eco-friendly packaging for all of our baking kits. We want to make sure that we’re doing our part to protect the planet, and we know that our customers feel the same way. When you order one of our kits, you can be confident that you’re making a sustainable choice.

Our baking kits are easy to use and perfect for bakers of all skill levels. Whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting out, you’ll be able to create something delicious with our kits. Each kit comes with clear instructions and all the ingredients you need to make a mouth-watering masterpiece.

We’re confident that you’ll love our Autumn/Winter Series of baking kits, and we can’t wait to share them with you. So why not sign up today and see for yourself? With our easy-to-use kits, high-quality ingredients, and eco-friendly packaging, you can enjoy a stress-free and sustainable baking experience that will bring joy and deliciousness to your cosy season

Embrace cosy winter baking

Warm up to Winter Bakes: Cosy creations await.

As the chill of winter calls, it’s time to bid adieu to summery sensations and embrace the comforting world of winter bakes. Let the rich flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cozy spices kindle your baking imagination. From indulgent spiced cakes to warm, gooey pies, the possibilities are boundless. Allow the essence of winter to lead the way as you embark on a journey of inspiration and heartwarming delights in your kitchen.

Baking in summer vs winter - How does heat affect baking?

Baking in the summer and winter can have some differences due to the effects of heat.
Here's how heat affects baking in each season:

Summer

  • Rising and Leavening: In warmer temperatures, yeast and leavening agents may work faster, leading to quicker rising times. It’s important to monitor dough closely to prevent over proofing.
  • Margarine and Fat: Higher temperatures can cause margarine and fats to soften or melt faster, affecting the texture and structure of baked goods. Chilling dough or working in a cooler environment may be necessary.
  • Oven Temperature: Hotter ambient temperatures in summer can affect oven performance, making it necessary to adjust baking times or lower the oven temperature to prevent over-browning.
  • Moisture Content: With higher humidity in summer, the moisture content in the air can impact the texture and crispiness of baked goods, making them potentially more moist or prone to becoming stale faster.

Winter

  • Rising and Leavening: Cooler temperatures in winter can slow down the rising process. It may be helpful to provide a warmer environment for proofing dough, such as using a slightly warmed oven or using a proofing box.
  • Margarine and Fat: Colder temperatures can cause margarine and fats to harden, affecting the creaming process. Allowing margarine to soften at room temperature or using warmer ingredients may be necessary.
  • Oven Temperature: In colder weather, the oven can take longer to reach and maintain the desired temperature. Preheating the oven adequately and adjusting baking times may be required.
  • Moisture Content: Winter air tends to be drier, which can impact the moisture retention of baked goods. Increasing the hydration in recipes or using ingredients with higher moisture content can help counterbalance the dryness.

Overall, understanding how heat affects baking in different seasons allows bakers to make necessary adjustments to achieve consistent and desirable results regardless of the temperature outside.

How long does it take for baked goods to cool?

The time it takes for baked goods to cool can be influenced by the ambient temperature and humidity, which can vary between seasons. In general, baked goods may take slightly longer to cool in the summer months due to higher temperatures and increased humidity. The exact cooling time will depend on factors such as the size and density of the baked item. Here are some considerations:

  1. Summer Cooling: In warmer weather, the surrounding temperature can expedite the initial cooling process. However, the higher humidity may slow down the overall cooling time. Baked goods may retain more moisture, and condensation can form on their surfaces, potentially affecting texture and crispness.

  2. Air Circulation: During the summer, it’s essential to ensure adequate air circulation around the baked goods to facilitate faster cooling. Placing them on a wire rack or using a fan to create airflow can help.

  3. Refrigeration: In hot and humid climates, refrigerating certain baked goods after they have cooled to room temperature can help maintain freshness and prevent spoilage.

  4. Adjusting Baking Time: To account for the summer heat, you may consider reducing the baking time slightly for certain recipes. This can help prevent over-baking and ensure the final product is not overly dry.

While the cooling time may be influenced by the season, it’s important to follow specific cooling instructions provided in your recipe. Adapting to the summer conditions by promoting proper airflow and monitoring the desired texture and freshness can help you achieve the best results with your baked goods.

Winter Baking Recipes

Indulge in the ultimate baking experience with a wide array of delectable treats that will satisfy your sweet tooth on a cosy winter’s day. From classic Gingerbread House to Luscious Biscoff Bars, there’s a dessert for every craving. With easy to bake recipes and popular winter delights, you’ll find the perfect dessert for you .