Bakery is one of the largest and most rapidly growing sectors of the food processing industry. Baked products seem to be one of the most lovable confectionery among children. Most of the bakery products consumed are as evening snacks. In India, biscuits are one of the most consumed bakery products, which is then followed by cakes, muffins, bread, donuts, and, so on. Nowadays busy schedules, change in eating habits and western influence has reflected in a strong demand for bakery products in India. Consumers demand certain baked products which can satiate their taste and also pose numerous health benefits. This increase in demand for fortified items such as low carb, high multigrain fortified bread, oats tortillas, Ragi cookies, etc. also poses new challenges for the food industry.
So, let’s not waste time and trip down to see the top twenty emerging bakery products:
1 Pearl Millet bread
Pearl Millet Bread is generally designed for those who are intolerant to gluten and have significant levels of chromium, have the highest folic acid amongst all the cereals. It has 17.4% protein, whereas wheat flour bread has 12.2% protein. So, the substitution of wheat flour with pearl millet flour will be advantageous.
2. Ezekiel Bread
Ezekiel Bread is generally a type of bread with absolutely no flour but made with a large variety of sprouted grains which includes barley, lentils, millets, soybean. The doughs are filled with these grains, smashed until they turned to be soft and soft, and then it’s baked. These bread with high nutrition content can satiate the taste of the consumers and keep them charged up the entire day.
3. Homemade Chocolate
Is Chocolate that too homemade? Sounds interesting, right! Homemade chocolates are healthy, hygienic, and tasteful because these chocolates are made from natural ingredients like hazelnuts, almonds, cashews, pistachios which offer a great taste sensation. There are no preservatives added like the one bought from the store. So grab all the ingredients of your choice (cocoa butter, virgin coconut oil, organic cocoa powder, agave syrup for sweetening) and make your homemade chocolate ready.
4. Gluten-Free Orange Cake
These cakes are yummy, tasty, and delicious. The soft flourless orange cakes decorated with whole oranges and almonds will always top your priority list. So, to make gluten-free cakes, all you need is butter, caster, or granulated sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, gluten-free plain flour, baking powder, and milk. The gluten-free cake is too healthy as orange is rich in vitamin C and tasty as will make you crave more for gluten-free orange cakes.
5. Sprouted Corn Tortillas
These tortillas are unique, and one can go crazy over them. The most exciting part of making this tortilla is there has been no use of cornmeal or corn flour. Sprouted corn tortillas are made of freshly sprouted 100% organic whole kernel corn, which is highly rich in fiber and plant compounds that improve digestion and eye health.
6. Gluten-Free Ragi Cookies
Developing cookies with new ingredients and production methods are the hottest trend. Ragi act as a replacement for gluten. Ragi is not only rich in fiber, but it contains extremely less unsaturated fat, which makes these cookies very popular among all the fitness freaks out there!
7 Flaxseed Crackers
Are you gaining weight by taking crackers made of flour and water? Here is a suggestion for you all. Why not eat crackers made of flaxseeds rich in fiber and omega-three fatty acids? Flaxseed crackers are very popular among vegan and ketogenic people. They are low-carb crackers (0.5g) seasoned with garlic paste and sesame seeds. The ingredients needed are ground flaxseed, water, spices, and sesame seeds. To make it tasty, it can be seasoned with nutritional yeast for a cheesy and mouthwatering flavor.
8. Baked Crisp Air-Dried Beef Chips
These beef chips come in various flavors, contain no added sugar, and less than 1g of carbs. Baked chips have low fats and calories, which is much healthier than deep-fried chips.
9. Vegan Banana Bread
This banana bread will give you the right banana flavor and will become a fan favorite in a short period. Vegan banana bread is a plant-based recipe that tastes awesome just with a minimal amount of ingredients.
10. Flourless Chickpeas Brownies
These brownies have a smooth texture, heavily protein-packed with rich chocolate flavor. It’s a short and sweet recipe, and the ingredients needed here are chickpeas, butter, maple syrup, cocoa powder, and chocolate chips. Chickpeas are not only rich in fiber, but it’s a good source of vitamins, minerals and has high protein content.
11. Lentil Meatballs
Lentils are the powerhouses of fiber and protein. Blending and baking are two common methods generally used for making lentil meatballs. Lentils are mixed with rolled oats, nutritional yeast, walnuts and then placed on a parchment-lined baking sheet and baked for 15 to 18 minutes until it hardens.
12. Oven-Baked Mushroom Risotto
Oven-baked mushroom risotto is a hearty rich dish with added mushrooms that are rich in vitamin B, riboflavin, and niacin. Oven-baked mushroom risotto has the original flavor of traditional risotto, which makes it much more appealing and flavorsome.
13. Oven-Baked Chicken Chimichangas
This recipe is crunchy and crispy and is too kid-friendly. The chimichangas need to baked until it becomes crisp and golden. It’s a bit long recipe, and the ingredients are canola oil, chopped onions, shredded chicken, rinsed black beans, ground cumin, salt, pepper, tortillas. This dish tastes well when served with salsa.
14. Savory Baked Pumpkin
This dish is made in times of winter for its palatability. Baked Pumpkin seasoned with garlic and chili powder makes an appetizing combo.
15. Rice Carrot Cake
Are you looking for a cake which is distinctive and delicious as well? Your wait is complete. Here is rice carrot cake for you. Rice carrot cake has a moist texture, and the warmth of ginger and cinnamon can be added to enhance the sweetness.
16. Pinwheel Baked Samosa
Craving for Aloo Bakarwadi? There is an updated version of aloo Bakarwadi, i.e., pinwheel baked samosa. They are crispy and crunchy stuffed with spiced potatoes.
17. Cinnamon Rolls
Aren’t cinnamon rolls with the best cream cheese on the topmost loved dish for breakfast? Everyone raves about these homemade yeast rolls. The crispy, crackly, crusty nature and the complete taste of cinnamon make cinnamon rolls the most popular food item.
18 Hearty Baked Beef Stew
Baked Beef stews are stuffed with veggies for divine flavor, and the presentation looks especially well. Beef stews are rich in iron and omega 3 fatty acids which makes this nutritional and healthy recipe.
19. Steamed Rice Pancakes
Steamed rice pancakes are a very famous dish in Kerala, where people serve this as an evening snack. It is made of rice flour with a pinch of salt. The ingredients used here are melted jaggery, cardamom, and grated coconut which is then steamed inside a banana leaf.
20 Yogurt Pound Cake
This cake comes with an intense, piquant flavor, lightly sweet, and nicely spiced, which is very popular in winter. Yogurt pound cake is usually served with in-season fruit.