WIN’s Festive Baking Day Extravaganza: A Sweet Celebration of Unity and Gratitude
Welcome to WIN’s Baking Day, an annual tradition that transforms the festive season into a delightful celebration of staff unity, gratitude, and the joy of giving. As we embark on this sweet journey, we not only strengthen our bonds as a team but also take a moment to express our deepest appreciation to our cherished donors and supporters. Your generosity is the secret ingredient that makes our success so sweet, and during this season of giving, we extend our warmest wishes to you.
Quotes from Staff:
“Baking Day is a cherished tradition where the heartwarming aromas of shared experiences and collaborative efforts fill the air. It’s a day when we not only bake delightful treats but also bake memories that last a lifetime.” – Katilyn T., WIN’s Staff Member
“Amidst the hustle and bustle of our everyday work, Baking Day is a pause button—a moment to reflect, connect, and express gratitude. Our team, much like our recipes, is diverse, and together we create something truly special.” – Asha P., WIN’s Staff Member
Take a look at our recipes:
Tab’s Mini-Bundt Cakes
1-1/2 cups margarine or butter
3 cups sugar
3 cups flour
2 tbsp. lemon extract
3/4 cup 7UP®
3-1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 cup cold 7UP®
Preheat oven to 325°.
Using an electric hand mixer, beat the sugar and butter until creamy.
Add in lemon extract and mix.
Add in eggs and mix.
Add in flour and mix.
Add in 7UP® and mix for 1 minute.
Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
Mix for 1 minute at low speed.
Pour batter into a well-greased jumbo Bundt pan.
Bake for 1 hour, or up to 1 hour and 20 minutes.
While the cake bakes, make glaze. Using an electric hand mixer, combine the powdered sugar, vanilla, lemon juice, and 7UP®. Beat until smooth.
Let cake stand in the pan for about 10 minutes.
Turn cake over onto a plate or platter, remove pan.
Let cool, then drizzle with the glaze.
Davis Family Cake
“This recipe that I shared comes from my late uncle Jerry Davis, who used to get this treat from his mother as a child. When we were kids, he used to make us this treat.” – Grecia A., WIN’s Staff Member
One 21-ounce can cherry pie filling
One 15-ounce can crushed pineapple
1 box white cake mix (18 ounces)
1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) butter
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Preheat oven to 325°.For the cherry-pineapple dump cake: Dump the cherry pie filling and crushed pineapple into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Stir together. Sprinkle the cake mix over the top of the fruit. Slice the butter into tablespoons and distribute evenly over the surface of the cake mix.
Bake until the tops are brown and bubbly, 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Thank you to our supporters
As the aroma of freshly baked delights fills the air on WIN’s Baking Day, we extend our deepest gratitude to you, our extraordinary supporters. Your unwavering generosity has been the driving force behind our successes, and we are truly grateful for the impact you’ve made on our journey. May the joy and warmth of the holiday season surround you and your loved ones. Thank you for being an integral part of the WIN family, where the spirit of unity and gratitude shines bright, much like the smiles our treats are sure to bring. Happy holidays!
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