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Wonderful Winter Flavors to Share This Season

Get in the seasonal spirit with the best winter flavors.

The time has come to break out those winter jackets and cozy scarves. As the cooler season arrives, winter flavors take the stage, too. 

The winter months are prime-time for baking, with the holidays and dropping temperatures inspiring many of us to create tasty treats that fill our homes with warmth and wonderful scents. 

What foods are in season during winter?

Some foods that thrive in winter are to be expected, and some might surprise you. 

Here are some baking-friendly produce, herbs, and spices that are in season during winter:

  • Beets
  • Bananas
  • Apples
  • Lemons 
  • Limes
  • Kiwis
  • Oranges
  • Pears
  • Pineapples
  • Pumpkin
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Sage
  • Rosemary
  • Mint
  • Ginger
  • Cloves
  • Anise
  • Cinnamon


Opting for in-season produce not only keeps things fresh for your tastebuds, but it’s sustainable, too! 

Now the question is, what are some winter flavor combinations for these produce items? 

These common flavors that pair well with baking-friendly winter foods:

  • White chocolate
  • Dark chocolate
  • Pecans
  • Almonds
  • Caramel
  • Vanilla
  • Molasses or maple syrup


Head to the kitchen and bake some delicious recipes full of winter flavor. - Hot cocoa with marshmallows - Mexican Hot Cocoa Bombes Baking Kit from BāKit Box

7 Baking Recipes Full of Winter Flavor

Ready to get baking with winter ingredients? We’ve got some delightfully delicious winter baking recipes perfect for the season. Even better, our baking kits for each recipe come with pre-measured ingredients and simple instructions for a no-mess, all-fun baking experience.

Make your own Linzer cookies at home with our hassle-free baking kit.

Linzer Heart Cookies

With all the comforting deliciousness of a pie in handheld cookie form, Linzer cookies are a centuries-old Austrian favorite.

With a buttery almond base, a dollop of sweet and tart jam, and a dusting of powdered sugar, they’re the perfect way to end a cozy winter meal. 

Get the recipe.

Churros Baking Kit - Make Your Own Churros with a Churro Baking Kit from BāKIT Box


You can’t do winter without cinnamon and one of our favorite ways to enjoy this spice is on churros. Pair them with hot chocolate for a heartwarming evening snack or get creative and dip them in anything from chocolate and caramel to your favorite seasonal jam.

Get the recipe.

Mexican Hot Chocolate Bombe Baking Kit - BāKIT Box

Mexican Hot Cocoa Bombes (Gluten-Free)
What would winter be without hot cocoa?

Our Mexican Hot Cocoa Bombes recipe spices up the traditional rich and chocolatey taste with cayenne and cinnamon to really warm you up.

Plus, they’re a fun, thoughtful gift to share with friends and loved ones.

Get the recipe.

Our Maple Pumpkin Pie recipe is the perfect way to celebrate the season of sharing.

Maple Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin pie isn’t just for Thanksgiving in the fall.

Pumpkins remain in season throughout winter, so there’s no reason to say goodbye to them too soon!

Our Maple Pumpkin Pie recipe sweetens the tradition with another favorite seasonal flavor—maple syrup.

Get the recipe.

Spritz Cookies Baking Kit from BāKIT BoxSpritz Cookies
Winter is truly the season where cookies shine.

Not just for Santa, spritz cookies are perfect for sharing over a hot cup of coffee or cocoa.

The best part is, you can get creative and shape them into anything you like, making them a fun activity for family bonding or girls’ night.

Get the recipe.

Dark Chocolate Chai Truffles Baking Kit - BāKIT Box

Dark Chocolate Chai Truffles
Stroll through the grocery at this time of year and you’ll see tons of bite-sized chocolate candies advertised as stocking stuffers.

Why not make them a little more special by whipping them up yourself?

Our Dark Chocolate Chai Truffles take chocolates to the next level with a balanced blend of seasonal spices including clove and cinnamon.

Get the recipe.

Persian Love Cake Recipe and Baking Kit from BāKIT Box

Persian Love Cake
Many of the recipes we’ve talked about are centered around winter solstice holidays.

But another popular holiday falls within winter, too—Valentine’s Day.

While you could go the classic route of flowers and chocolate, you can also mix it up a bit with a Persian love cake.

Accented with rose flavor, it’s all the best parts of a sweet treat and bouquet wrapped into one.

Get the recipe.

What will you make this winter? Let us know some of your favorite winter flavors and recipes in the comments! 

Want to join in on all the fun?

Shop our seasonal baking kits or join our globally conscious baking club and get recipes sent to your door each month!


Brittani Rable

Brittani Rable

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