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6 Years of Sally’s Baking Problem!


6 years and 71 baking problem recipes!

What began as a senseless “oh let’s strive assigning a recipe to readers every month!” in January 2017 was an enormous success for the previous 6 years, with hundreds of bakers collaborating.

I’m so grateful for each single baker who participated through the years!

What’s Sally’s Baking Problem?

Sally’s Baking Problem is a month-to-month sequence on my web site the place I publish a selected recipe on the first of the month and problem readers to bake it throughout that month. To enter, you make the recipe, {photograph} the completed product, and e mail the recipe picture to my workforce and I. You’re then entered to win a present card prize! On the finish of the month, we randomly choose a winner. This has been plenty of enjoyable, particularly attempting one thing new each single month.

So along with all of my common baking recipes, from February 2017 – December 2022, I revealed one new problem recipe per thirty days. That’s 71 “problem” recipes.

Sally’s Baking Problem in 2023

As we begin a brand new 12 months, I’m knee deep in a brand new venture! I’m engaged on my 4th cookbook this 12 months, and it’s with a model new writer Clarkson Potter below Penguin Random Home! Working with such a big publishing home is a giant alternative for me, and I’m past thrilled.

I can’t wait to share extra about it quickly.

To offer myself sufficient inventive area for this huge endeavor, the Sally’s Baking Problem sequence is taking a pause in 2023. There’ll nonetheless be new recipes on my web site, as typical, simply no large organized baking challenges this 12 months.

If you happen to’re subscribed to my e mail checklist, you gained’t miss a factor. (Together with new recipes, plus behind-the-scenes cookbook recipe testing and bulletins!)

If you wish to maintain the problem going for your self, use this 12 months to compensate for any earlier problem recipes you haven’t tried but. 🙂

A few of my favourite problem recipes through the years embody checkerboard cake, do-it-yourself croissants, cheese bread, and chocolate soufflé.

Most Fashionable Problem Recipe

The aim of those month-to-month challenges is to convey bakers out of their consolation zone, and faucet into a little bit creativity. My workforce and I at all times noticed essentially the most participation within the month of January. Out of all 71 challenges, Home made Artisan Bread was the preferred. In reality, it’s within the prime 10 hottest recipes on my complete web site. (And I’ve over 1,200 revealed!)

Which Sally’s Baking Problem recipe has been your favourite?

homemade artisan bread loaves
Artisan bread was the January 2020 Sally’s Baking Problem recipe.

December Baking Problem Outcomes

December 2022 Sally’s Baking Problem Recipe: Pinwheel Cookies. This formed and rolled cookie was a enjoyable recipe to wrap up 6 years of Sally’s Baking Problem! The workforce and I liked seeing your entire variations with totally different shade doughs, totally different flavors, sprinkles, chocolate dips, glaze drizzles, and extra. Many readers even used peppermint extract to show them into peppermint pinwheels.

Thanks a lot for collaborating! We gathered as many emailed picture entries as we may and included them beneath.

December Baking Problem Winner

Problem winner for December is Jenn who has already been notified.

pinwheel cookies on a plate

What’s Subsequent?

Despite the fact that my Sally’s Baking Problem sequence is taking a break in 2023, there’ll nonetheless be new recipes on my web site your complete 12 months. In reality, I’ve a brand new recipe coming tomorrow! Yow will discover the entire new recipes on my homepage as they’re revealed, and/or subscribe to my e mail checklist.

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