Flavour Combinations

Here are 20 of our favourite flavour combinations that will be sure to impress your customers and keep them coming back for more!
flavour combinations

Discover New & Classic Flavour Combinations to Enhance Your Baking

Baking is a delightful blend of artistry and science, and one of the most exciting aspects is experimenting with good flavour combinations that will drive your customers wild.

Whether you’re a seasoned baker, run your own cafe or looking to offer baked goods in a quick service restaurant, exploring new and classic food flavour pairings can really help grow your business.

In this article, we’ll embark on a flavourful adventure, from sweet to savoury, and explore how these unique pairings can enhance your baking. Read on.

Our Top 10 Classic Baking Flavour Combos

sweet and salty flavour combinationSweet and Salty

The marriage of sweet and salty flavours creates a symphony of taste sensations. Consider adding a pinch of sea salt to your chocolate scrolls to enhance the richness of the chocolate and provide a delightful contrast.

Alternatively, explore the world of salted caramel, combining the buttery sweetness of caramel with a hint of salt, resulting in a heavenly indulgence.

Salted caramel finger buns, flatbreads or your brownies topped with salt and caramel will have your taste buds dancing with joy.

Fruity Meets Spicy

For a zesty twist, explore the fusion of this fruity and spicy flavour combinations. The classic fruity and spicy baked good is no doubt the Easter Bun. We sell 3 variations of the hot cross bun dough:

These unexpected combinations add a layer of complexity to your baked goods, offering a delightful surprise with each bite.

nut flavoursNutty Sensations

Nuts bring a delightful crunch and a world of flavours to your baking creations. Experiment with the earthy richness of pistachios and the subtle sweetness of almonds to add texture and depth to your cakes, pastries, or bread doughs.

The nutty flavours can be amplified further by infusing them with complementary ingredients like cinnamon, cardamom, or even a touch of espresso.

Cinnamon Scrolls

The comforting blend of cinnamon and vanilla in a warm, freshly baked cinnamon scroll. Moist, buttery and full of sweet and spicy cinnamon goodness, our Large Cinnamon Scroll dough is a classic menu item for your bakery or the perfect dessert option at a restaurant.

Lemon and Poppy Seed flavourLemon and Poppy Seed

The harmonious pairing of lemon and poppy seeds in a fluffy cake or on a baked delight can bring a sense of nostalgia and familiarity to your baking creations.

Triple Chocolate

Indulge your chocolate cravings with the decadent triple chocolate flavour combo. This heavenly combination may include rich cocoa, smooth milk chocolate, and intense dark chocolate, creating a chocolate lover’s dream.

Whether it’s triple chocolate brownies, cookies, or cakes, this irresistible trio of chocolate will satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you craving for more.

Why not start with Suprima’s Indulgent Chocolate Scroll and garnish with your preferred triple chocolate toppings

Vanilla and Strawberry flavourVanilla and Strawberry

The delicate sweetness of vanilla complements the vibrant, fruity flavour of fresh strawberries. Whether it’s a classic strawberry shortcake or a delightful fresh vanilla-strawberry finger bun or cream bun, this timeless combination is a delightful flavour combination harmony that never fails to please.

Caramel and Apple

The buttery richness of caramel pairs perfectly with the crisp, slightly tart taste of apples. From caramel apple pie to caramel apple turnovers, this classic duo showcases the best of both worlds, creating a delightful balance of sweetness and fruity goodness.

Lemon Tang flavourLemon Tang

The classic lemon flavour is a staple in baking, known for its bright and refreshing profile. Its zesty tang adds a burst of citrusy goodness to a wide array of treats.

From lemon bars to lemon meringue pie, this timeless flavour brings a delightful and invigorating twist to any baked creation.

Why not get creative and make candied lemon peel and garnish your scrolls or donuts to create lemony goodness?

O for Orange

The classic orange flavour brings a sunny and citrusy twist to the world of baking. Its bright and refreshing notes infuse baked goods, muffins, and scrolls with a burst of zestiness. From orange-infused glazes to sweet cinnamon and orange scrolls, this classic flavour adds a delightful touch of vibrancy to any baked creation.

Here Are Our Top 10 Unique and Unusual Baking Flavour Combinations

Chocolate and Peanut Butter

The rich and creamy taste of chocolate pairs perfectly with the nutty and savoury notes of peanut butter, creating a classic and beloved flavour combination.

Raspberry and Dark Chocolate

The tart and fruity essence of raspberries pairs harmoniously with the intense and bittersweet flavour of dark chocolate, resulting in a sophisticated and irresistible combination.

Mint and Chocolate flavourMint and Chocolate

The cool and refreshing taste of mint perfectly contrasts with the rich and decadent flavour of chocolate, creating a classic and refreshing pairing.

Lemon and Blueberry

The tangy zest of lemon beautifully balances the natural sweetness of blueberries, creating a bright and flavourful combination that is both refreshing and delightful.

Coconut and Lime flavourCoconut and Lime

The tropical and creamy notes of coconut blend seamlessly with the zesty and tangy taste of lime, resulting in a refreshing and exotic flavour combination.

Almond and Cherry

The delicate and nutty flavour of almonds pairs exquisitely with the sweet and juicy taste of cherries, creating a harmonious and irresistible combination.

Maple and Pecan

The rich and caramel-like flavour of maple syrup complements the buttery and nutty taste of pecans, resulting in a comforting and indulgent pairing. Crushed pecans covered in a maple glaze would work wonderfully on scrolls and even easter buns.

Orange and Ginger

The bright and citrusy flavour of orange combines beautifully with the warm and slightly spicy notes of ginger, creating a dynamic and invigorating flavour combination.

This unusual combo could be used to enhance our traditional fruit loaf, to take the flavours to the next level.

Pistachio and Rosewater flavourPistachio and Rosewater

The delicate and nutty flavour of pistachios is elevated to new heights when paired with the subtle floral notes of rosewater. This unique combination offers a delightful balance of textures and a hint of exotic sweetness, perfect for creating delectable pastries, ice creams, or even a pistachio-rosewater cake.

Bacon and Maple Syrup

The savoury, smoky, and salty taste of bacon is beautifully complemented by the sweet and rich flavours of maple syrup. This unlikely duo creates a mouthwatering balance of sweet and savoury that tantalises the taste buds. From maple-glazed bacon to bacon-wrapped treats, this combination brings a delightful twist to both sweet and savoury dishes.


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