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women in baking

Are You a Betty Crocker?

You may have heard this question a time or two if you’re a woman in the bakery space. While Betty herself was actually a fictional character developed by General Mills in 1921, the name and face are synonymous with baking and of course her famous cookbooks.

While Betty Crocker is basically a household name, there are plenty of other famous female bakers on the scene even still today that show that the culinary world is not necessarily a man’s world after all.

Women Leading the Way: Martha Stewart

Yet another highly recognizable name in the world of cooking and baking is Martha Stewart. Martha is still well known as an excellent baker, even as her brand morphs. From simple to fancy, Martha has mastered it all over the years. Her website even features its own baking section and touts everything from kid-friendly recipes to fancy chiffon cakes.

Her website even takes it one step further. It explains more about the science behind baking and why certain steps are necessary to achieve a delicious end product! Martha could certainly be deemed a modern-day Betty Crocker.

Top Women in Baking Chef Gale Gand

If you’re in the Chicago area and are in need of an amazing pastry chef, look no further than Gale Gand! Gale has been recognized as a nationally acclaimed pastry chef and earned accolades as Outstanding Pastry Chef of the Year by Bon Appetit Magazine. She’s also been inducted into the Chicago Chefs Hall of Fame.

Even though she is an outstanding pastry chef, her resume goes far beyond that as she is also a restauranteur, cookbook author, and even produces her own root beer. She’s also hosted numerous nationally televised cooking shows and teaches cooking classes (source: www.galegand.com).

Many more…Maybe the next one is you?

Obviously, there are so many other women in baking out there. These are just two of so many that are out there in the world today. The next famous female baker is out there already doing her thing – is it you?

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