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  1. Gordon Ramsay set up a business inside a London prison which allows prisoners how bake goods which are sold on the outside, providing the prison with financial support and giving the prisoners the culinary skills and work experience they need in order to get honest work after their sentence.

  2. A man received 5 years in prison after being caught sprinkling his feces onto baked goods at a grocery store.

  3. Aleksa Zdravkovic, a Serbian soldier who carried the same loaf of bread baked by his mother for 8 years through the Balkan Wars and WWI as a good luck charm until he returned home to Pirot. It remains preserved in a museum to this day.

  4. Cinnamon can prevent mold growth. Scientists have created cinnamon-based packaging that can prevent mold in bread in other baked goods.

  5. Bruce Lee avoided baked goods and refined flour, describing them as providing empty calories which did nothing for his body.

  6. In order to raise money for the school, church members, parents, and Mary made baked goods, ice cream, and other food items, and sold them to workers at the dump next door.

  7. Corn is mostly used in the form of kernels or flour. Popcorns and tortillas are just few of numerous dishes made of corn. Nearly all baked products, beverages, snacks and canned goods contain corn in the form of corn syrup or corn starch.

  8. Bread and other baked goods are not the only food products that contain gluten. Soy sauce, ice cream, beer, ketchup, and many other products contain gluten because it is used for a stabilizing agent and for its structural forming capabilities in some vegan (faux) meats.

  9. Petals of the flowers are used for the production of the orange flower water. This liquid is often used as flavor for desserts and baking goods in the Middle East cuisine.

  10. Valerian was used as condiment for stews and soups in the past. Essential oils obtained from the leaves and root of valerian are still used for the flavoring of ice-cream and baked goods.

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When the Salvation Army huts were opened up on the front lines of World War I to provide baked goods to soldiers they became popular instantly.

Fenugreek seed have bitter taste and strong smell which resembles the smell of maple syrup or burnt sugar. Exposure to high temperature (roasting) reduces bitterness. Roasted, ground fenugreek seed can be used for the preparation of candies, soft drinks, baked goods, marinades and ice creams. Fenugreek is inevitable part of Indian cuisine.

Hartshorn, a leavening agent made from reindeer antlers, is used in traditional Norwegian cooking. Also called "horn salt", it is used specifically for thin baked goods (like cookies) or else the ammonia won't cook out completely, giving it an unpleasant aftertaste.

It's common practice to add cellulose (often made from wood pulp) to foods including baked goods, ice cream, and cheese as a means of improving texture and moistness. Cellulose has been promoted as a healthy way to add fiber to our diets.

Baking is effected by altitude, yeast creates bubbles of air, carbon dioxide, or water vapor in baked goods called leavening gases. These gases expand quicker when baking at high altitudes, making baked goods rise and fall faster while in the oven, thus creating a dense or thin product

While fortune cookies are often seen as a modern American invention. The act of selling prophecies in the form of baked goods has been around since the ancient Greeks.

The oldest surviving baked good from Europe was uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Germany in 1952. The roll dates to between 800 and 500 BCE

For $12,000 chef Renato Viola will come to your house and bake a pizza for you. It's supposed to be really good.

The parent company of many baked goods brands like Entenmann's, Sara Lee, and Thomas' English Muffins is "BIMBO BAKERIES"

Duncan Hines was a pioneer of restaurant ratings for travellers prior to licensing his name for baked goods products

It is illegal to sell home-baked goods in Wisconsin without a license and a commercial-grade kitchen

Dunking Donuts in Spain is called Dunkin Coffee due to a local baked goods company registering Donut as a trademark-

Xylitol is an ingredient found in ordinary household items like gum, baked goods, toothpaste and vitamins. It is also toxic to dogs and can damage their livers

The Great British Bake Off' was renamed 'The Great British Baking Show' when PBS imported the show to the US because American baked goods company Pillsbury owns the registered trademark to the term 'Bake Off'.

There is a good chance the baked goods you buy contain an ingredient made with human hairs from India.

Sugarless gum, candy, baked goods and peanut butter can kill your Dog

Baking with sunflower seed butter can turn your baked goods green.

Reducing consumption of paper doesn't really save trees, it just frees up more trees to be used in ketchup, salad dressings, and baked goods.

There is a company that sells baked goods made from cricket flour.

Afghan Biscuits are a traditional New Zealand baking good. I always assumed the recipe was from somewhere else in the world, and we liked the recipe so much it become a stable in NZ baking.

In Wisconsin You Can Face Up To Six Months In Jail For Selling Home-Baked Goods

Italian physicists published a paper called The Physics of Baking a Good Pizza

Pumpkin Pie Space Contains No Pumpkin, but is Rather a Combination of Spices Intended to be Used in Baked Pumpkin Goods.

Panera Bread donates all of its baked goods that don't sell to the homeless.

Vanilla flavoring in your baked goods and candy could come from the anal excretions of beavers