Quilt Cake

From the Cookbook Baking with Friends

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One of our favorite baking activities at Home Baking Association is the Quilt Patch Cake, as it is loved by children of all ages. Baking is a wonderful activity that reinforces a lot of skills for our children such as reading and measuring, shopping at the grocery store, and learning about good nutritional skills in the kitchen.

This activity has a lot of flexibility for all ages and skill sets because you can simply use a cake mix, or select a more complex recipe if you’d like. We will decorate a 9×13 layer cake as part of the activity. There is no doubt your kids will love and be so proud of the cake they make.

Sample Pages from Baking with Friends

Sample Page – Baking Certificate

Sample Page – Measurement Guide

Sample Page – Ten Tips for Baking Success

Sample Page – Thrill of Skill

Sample Page – Baking Literature Reading List

Sample Page – Cooking Skills Checklist

Quilt Cake Lesson Plan

Baking with Friends: Recipes, Tips and Fun Facts for Kids
ISBN: 0971236828
Hardback – 74 pages – 8.5 x 11
By Charlene Patton & Sharon Davis
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Dragonfly Bakers and Bumble Bee Spice Specialists will generate excitement for children learning to bake. This unique 74 page-hardback book includes 31 recipes with easy to follow directions. Fun, colorful illustrations combine recipes with family baking activities, fun facts, vocabulary words and suggested children’s baking literature. 

Teachers, parents, youth leaders and mentors will find educational resources abound. A valuable resource to teach kids self-sufficiency in the kitchen while inviting questions and providing answers through this new learning tool! Everyone will share in the tasty success of learning to bake! Includes 60 minute CD.

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