1 11, 2021

Butter Cookies

Butter Cookies What are Butter Cookies? Butter cookies are one of the most  consumed cookies around the world. They are  made with simple ingredients such as butter, wheat flour, sugar, and less frequently, eggs. These cookies resemble English tea cakes and Scottish shortbread. 1 Danish butter cookies sold in round tin cans [...]

15 06, 2021


Shortbread Also known as shortbread cookie or biscuit What is Shortbread? Shortbread is a traditional Scottish cookie (biscuit, in British English) characterized by a crumbly texture and made with butter, sugar, and oat or wheat flour. Alternatives to plain shortbread are now made with chocolate chips, nuts, and confited fruit.1 It is [...]

13 01, 2021


Dairy What is Dairy? ‘Dairy’ encompasses a wide variety of milk-derived products used as a whole or as components in cooking and baking.1,2 Dairy products can be derived from milk of cows, goats, buffaloes or sheep. Some of the most commonly used dairy products in baking include: 1 Milk Butter Cream Cream [...]

16 10, 2020


Scones Also known as quick bread or American-style biscuits What are Scones? Scones are a type of quick bread made with chemically-leavened dough. Baking powder is the preferred leavening agent, and they are usually enriched with eggs, milk, dairy fat and sugar. Inclusions such as fruit, nuts or chocolate are often included. [...]

27 09, 2019

Clarified Butter

Clarified Butter Also known as anhydrous milkfat, anhydrous butteroil, ghee or liquid gold What is Clarified Butter? Clarified butter is anhydrous milkfat that has been separated from the nonfat milk solids and water normally found in butter.1 Although both clarified and regular butter can be used in the same applications, the absence [...]

19 11, 2018


Margarine What is Margarine? Margarine is a fat used widely as an ingredient or a spread that resembles butter, but is a common butter substitute. It is made from the emulsion of vegetable and/or animal oil. Like other fats, margarine helps improve mouth feel and flavor in baked goods. Margarine types for [...]

21 04, 2017

Buttercream Frosting

Buttercream What is Buttercream? Buttercream is a butter-based frosting or icing, typically used on cakes and cupcakes as a coating, layering or decorating cream. Classic buttercream is made from creamed butter and confectioners sugar.  Flavoring and coloring are added to impart characteristic flavors and colors. ¹,² Various types of buttercream have been [...]

16 03, 2017

Almond Butter

Almond butter can be made from a variety of types of almonds. Almond Butter What is Almond Butter Almond butter is prepared by grinding shelled, blanched, unbalanced, raw or roasted almonds.  It contains a minimum of 90% almonds.1 Ingredients, such as salt, honey, evaporated cane syrup, corn maltodextrin, flax seed, wheat [...]


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