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National Baking Week 2017 Resources

National Baking Week is being held between 16-22 October. As a celebration of baking week, Virtual College has created a range of free resources for baking lovers everywhere.

baking oven glove
Woman rolling dough

What is National Baking Week?

National Baking Week 2017 launches on the 16th October with the ultimate aim to encourage people of all abilities to be able to bake treats throughout the week!

As Brits, we love our baking and cooking shows and we satisfy our sweet tooth with our hunger for homemade indulgences whenever we can. To celebrate Baking Week, Virtual College has created a range of free resources if you’re currently running, or thinking about setting up a baking business at home.

Test your knowledge with our baking quiz

Think that you know what the most common baked item is? What different baking terms mean? Do you know the difference between different types of flours and sugars?

See if you have the knowledge to take on our chief quizmaster and beat the ultimate baking quiz. Enter now, and you will be entered into our prize draw to receive an Amazon Echo!

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Baking Week Quiz
Facts about baking infographic

9 Facts about Baking

This free resource is available for baking-knowledge enthusiasts!

This infographic includes information regarding where baking came from, the world's oldest oven and even the term 'baking'.

Download infographic

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