Poppy Seed Color

poppy seed color

Poppy seeds can come in many different shades and colors depending on the species and growing conditions of the flower. Our blog focuses on baking, so we will approach this subject with that angle in mind. Determining the poppy seed color is relatively simple but is often overlooked. Remember, each poppy seed color is unique…

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Poppy Seed Taste

poppy seed taste and flavor profile

For such a popular baking spice that has been used for thousands of years, many of us can still learn more about the flavor profile and taste of poppy seeds. Our team is constantly tasting different poppy seeds to determine the quality and flavor profile. These wonderful seeds can be used to many different recipes…

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Bulk Poppy Seeds | Save Money By Buying in Bulk

As inflation continues to hit many of us as individuals and businesses in the pocketbook, it becomes more important to save money in creative ways. We decided to launch a series of posts dedicated to helping you find ways to stretch your hard-earned dollars. If you are a business (bakery or grocer) that sells food,…

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Vanilla Extract Shelf Life

vanilla extract shelf life

All of us have suffered through the terrible experience of opening our refrigerator or pantry to discover a delicious food item that has gone bad… gross! It’s not only a waste of flavor, it’s a waste of money, and it often causes that terrible feeling of a pit in our stomach! We want to help…

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Lemon Goo Goo Cookies

Lemon Goo Goo Cookies on a plate next to Vanilla Extract

By Callie | March 31, 2021 Whoever says they don’t like lemon is a liar. Like vanilla, I believe lemon to be universally enjoyed by all, making these cookies the best treat to serve a crowd. I utilized our Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract in this recipe, and it truly shines alongside the fresh and zesty…

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Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake

Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake next to Vanilla Beans and Extract

By Callie | March 26, 2021 Carrot cake has always held a special place in my heart and tummy! I have always favored dense cakes that are jam-packed with beautiful textures and flavors. This cake checks all of those boxes! Before you lose your mind, I have chosen to use pecans in the variation because I…

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German Chocolate Cheesecake

German Chocolate Cheesecake with a slice cut out

By Callie | March 24, 2021 Growing up, I was never a fan of cheesecake. Actually, I wasn’t a fan of any recipe that included cream cheese. The texture, taste, smell all turned my stomach. That is until I had this cheesecake! My friend’s mother had made it for a party, and in fear of…

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Irish Delight Cupcakes

Irish Delight Cupcakes Stacked on Plates

By Callie | March 17, 2021 What could be better than an ice-cold Guinness with a side of Jameson at the end of the day? Having an excuse to enjoy it in the middle of the day!! These cupcakes are a delightful blend of all the best Ireland has given us. A simple, creamy buttercream…

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Vanilla Sprinkle Scones

Vanilla Scone Splash Banner

By Callie | February 18, 2021 Scones are a truly timeless breakfast treat. Here in Oklahoma, we have been experiencing record low temps this week (-12F), and I have never been more thankful to have some freshly baked scones on hand! I got the idea for these scones while flipping through a Baked From Scratch…

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting

picture featuring red velvet cupcakes

Holy cupcakes! I personally have never met a cupcake that I didn’t like, but let me tell you; these cupcakes are next level!! I think that red velvet can be easily lost in the sea of cupcake flavors and I am telling you they deserve some love. Don’t know whether your guest likes chocolate or…

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