The Bake Fest: The Ultimate Virtual Gathering for Bakers

(Author of Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book) Kristin Hoffman will cover the Fundamentals of Baking and Getting Comfortable With the Camera.
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The Bake Fest: The Ultimate Virtual Gathering for Bakers

May 21, 2021 @ 8:45 am May 22, 2021 @ 7:30 pm CDT

(Author of Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book) Kristin Hoffman will cover the Fundamentals of Baking and Getting Comfortable With the Camera.

Event Details:

  • Connect

At The Bake Fest, you’ll be able to network with over 1000 bakers from around the world through virtual networking lounges and live interactive sessions. You’ll leave with a new pod of industry friends that you can continue to learn from long after the event is over.

  • Learn

Maybe you’ve always wanted to try your hand at pie art, learn a new cake or cookie decorating technique, or up your sourdough game. At The Bake Fest, you’ll learn these skills from some of the best bakers in the industry. Don’t forget photo and video skills – we’ll have expert-led sessions in those too!

  • Grow

Whether you are an influencer / content creator, a brick and mortar bakery, or selling baked goods out of your home, we have experienced speakers who can help you grow your business. Thinking about creating a cookbook or teaching virtual classes? We have you covered there, as well. You’ll leave feeling inspired to take your business to the next level!

May 21st @ 1:40 PM – 3:40 PM

Fundamentals of Baking Science

1:40 PM – 3:40 PM

Kristin “Baker Bettie” Hoffman

In this session, Baker Bettie will cover:

  • The Function of Baking Ingredients: flours, sugars, fats, eggs, leaveners
  • Making Ingredient Substitutions: How to do it properly and general rules of thumb
  • Ingredient Temperatures: when and why they matter
  • Foundational Baking Techniques: How to execute properly and why they matter
  • Assessing Baking “Flops” to Improve Future Results

May 22nd @ 4:40 PM – 5:40 PM

Getting Comfortable in Front of the Camera

4:40 PM – 5:40 PM

Kristin “Baker Bettie” HoffmanAlly Burnett, and Kendra Groves

In this talk, Kristin, Ally, and Kendra teach you how to gain camera confidence and overcome your filming anxiety.



Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book

Classic Baking Techniques and Recipes for Building Baking Confidence

Baking from scratch can be hard. Baking is a particular science that requires precise measurements and steps. With Kristin Hoffman, aka Baker Bettie, the science behind baking will become second nature! Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book lays a foundation of basic baking skills and master recipes that are sure to boost your baking confidence.

Learn top tips from a professional chef. Consider Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book your at-home culinary and baking school guide. This baking cookbook goes beyond the recipe by teaching the science behind baking. From measurements, techniques, step-by-step processes, to how to use base recipes to create endless baked goods that will make you drool. This book ensures that you will be able to tackle any baking recipe with confidence!