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The Whoopie Pie Book: 60 Irresistible Recipes for Cake Sandwiches Classic and New

The Whoopie Pie Book: 60 Irresistible Recipes for Cake Sandwiches Classic and New

Whoopie pies are dessert sandwiches made with soft, cake-like cookies and a sweet, creamy filling. They are classic American desserts and, like cupcakes, they always seem to capture some fun along with their flavor. The most basic whoopie pie is made with a chocolate cake and a vanilla cream filling, but, as whoopie pies have become more and more popular, bakers have started to put ... Read More »

Tart Love: Sassy, Savory, and Sweet

Tart Love

Tarts are a very versatile type of baked good. They can not only be used with both sweet and savory fillings, but their pastry-to-filling ratio and the fact that they’re usually served open-faced means that they showcase those fillings in a way that other pastries don’t. Tart Love: Sassy, Savory, and Sweet is a cookbook for anyone who loves to bake and eat tarts. Like ... Read More »

Cutie Pies for Kids

Cutie Pies for Kids

Cutie Pies for Kids is a cookbook that is all about mini pies and tarts, and is written for mini chefs (a.k.a. kids). The book is packed with fun recipes and each is accompanied by a colorful full-page photo that makes the desserts look delicious. It starts off with a solid introduction to the techniques that a young chef might need to get started, such ... Read More »

Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented

Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented

Fans of Baked: New Frontiers in Baking will probably want to add Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented to their cookbook library. The book is the second from Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, the owners of Baked, a popular bakery located in Brooklyn, NY, and includes 75 new recipes with their takes on classic American desserts. The recipes cover a wide range of recipes, which ... Read More »

One Girl Cookies

One Girl Cookies: Recipes for Cakes, Cupcakes, Whoopie Pies, and Cookies from Brooklyn's Beloved Bakery

One Girl Cookies may have a soft spot in your heart if you already live in Brooklyn and have visited the popular bakery, but you certainly don’t have to live in the neighborhood to appreciate the recipes in One Girl Cookies: Recipes for Cakes, Cupcakes, Whoopie Pies, and Cookies from Brooklyn’s Beloved Bakery. The bakery started with humble beginnings – one girl in an apartment ... Read More »

Baking Basics and Beyond: Learn These Simple Techniques and Bake Like a Pro

Baking Basics and Beyond: Learn These Simple Techniques and Bake Like a Pro

While it’s fun to watch competitive cooking shows and “ooo” and “aah” over the impressive dishes that the contestants make, most of us tend to stick with simpler baked goods when it comes to cooking in our own kitchens. Homey dishes, like fruit cobblers, and classics, like coffee cake and apple pie, tend to be staples that we make again and again. Baking Basics and ... Read More »

The Dessert Architect Cookbook giveaway!

The Dessert Architect Cookbook

There is an art to putting together a restaurant-style plated dessert. With a little practice and a good sense of style, you can definitely put an upscale twist on your at-home dessert presentations, but starting out with a guide that will teach you the ins-and-outs of creating these impressive desserts is an easier way to begin. To get you started, I’m giving away a copy ... Read More »

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