2018 Baking Trends

Recently a lot of people wanted to pursue a career in baking. For those who have subscribed to our online baking classes. You probably have dreamt big and want to make a name in this flourishing industry. In order to succeed, you need to be inventive and be on top of your game.

To help you out we have done research on the current baking trends both here and abroad. We hope you enjoy this week’s installment and be able to come up with your own idea that can catch fire and be a trend.

Top 5 2018 Baking trends

Edible Flowers

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A nice accent to any cake or cupcake. Rather than spend time making decorative frosting. Why not go all natural and add edible flowers like rose petals, marigolds, lavender and dandelions. Just make sure though that you get the freshest ingredients.


Going vegan has slowly gain acceptance and there are a  lot of promoters of this kind of lifestyle and bakers and chefs are beginning to tap into the demand of this market.

Artisan breads

Bakers Maison Artisanal bread

Palates of the consuming public has become more complex due to the influx of foods from different regions of the world. This has produced exceptional bakers dedicated to the craft of perfecting baked goods and experimenting with new and exciting ingredients like matcha croissants.


c/o zocalopandulce.com

This Mexican invention aptly named because of the conch/shell shape of the sweet toppings are now gaining popularity not only in the United States but also locally. Creative bakers have experimented with different colors and toppings like icing and fondant to entice not only the eyes but also tickle our taste buds.


Succulent covered cakec/o mymodernmet.com

From gardening to baking. These cake toppings inspired by the plants that is named after are all the rage in the baking world. It used to be butter cream and fondant flowers are the highlights of a decorative cake. Now people are appreciating the beauty of these picturesque plants.

We hope that this blog is informative and helps spark an interest in this skill. The Bailiwick Academy has an online class in baking. Click on this link to view the classes.

As always please leave a comment or any suggestions of future topics you would like us to cover. You can also check out our other blog post/s here.

The Bailiwick Team



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