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The History of Baking - The Infographic

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The History of Baking - The Infographic

Did you know that the act of baking dates back thousands of years? Ok, it wasn't the precise construction of a 21st century cronut or the delicate folding of French pastry but the Egyptians and the Greeks all developed a number of techniques and technology to help them bake their bread.

This infographic from Make Bake looks at the history of baking with a time line of some of the biggest events in baking history.

Romans, Greeks, Scandinavians and Europeans all get a mention from the first ever bakers guild which formed in 168BC to the 17th century and the use of moulds and refined sugars.

If you love to bake and want to know more about how the process began take a look at this.

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