April’s National Dessert Holidays
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April’s National Dessert Holidays

Planning ahead for upcoming National Dessert Holidays? Below are some product ideas for the month of April. You can even add this calendar to your own Google calendar, too. April 1: National Sourdough Bread Day Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls Honey-Lemon Rhubarb Pie with Sourdough Crust Sourdough Chocolate Raspberry Tea Cake April 2: National Peanut Butter & … Continue reading

2017 Competition Results
Competitions / Midwest Foodservice Expo / News

2017 Competition Results

2017 Competition Winners Beginners and professionals from around the state of Wisconsin participated in six baking competitions at the Pastry Studio during this year’s Midwest Foodservice Expo.  This year’s competition included:  Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge (Fondant and Non-Fondant, Extreme Groom’s Cake Challenge, Creative Cake Decorating Competition, Wisconsin’s Ultimate Donut Duel, and new in 2017 – The Art of … Continue reading

Our Favorite Cut-Out Cookie & Buttercream Recipes
Formulations / Midwest Foodservice Expo

Our Favorite Cut-Out Cookie & Buttercream Recipes

When it comes to baking, nothing beats a classic cut-out cookie frosted in buttercream! These recipes are the same ones that our bakers use each fall to make cookies and icing for Harvest Fair at Wisconsin State Fair.  ENJOY! Cut-Out Cookie Recipe for small batch production Buttercream Recipe for small batch production  Cut-Out Cookie Recipe for large batch … Continue reading

Paczki: The Popular Polish Treat that Puts the “Fat” in Fat Tuesday
Industry Event / Members / Paczki Day

Paczki: The Popular Polish Treat that Puts the “Fat” in Fat Tuesday

For some it’s called Mardi Gras; for others, it’s known as “Fat Tuesday”. But for Wisconsinites, it’s Paczki Day! Paczki (pronounced “poonch-key”) are traditional Polish filled doughnuts, made from deep-fried flat dough with fruit or cream filling, covered in sugar or icing. Paczek, the singular form of paczki, is translated as “doughnut” or “little package” … Continue reading