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Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft

See below for a selection of the latest books from Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft category. Presented with a red border are the Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cakes, baking, icing & sugarcraft books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Mountain Baker

The Mountain Baker

Author: Mimi Council, Kimmy Fasani Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/11/2020

Most recipes are developed and employed at or close to sea level, so what is a baker to do if they live 5,000 feet higher? In The Mountain Baker, longtime mountain dwellers Mimi Council and Kimmy Fasani share their recipes for successful cakes, cookies, muffins, breads, and beyond. With their firsthand experience, Council and Fasani are just the women to talk about the science behind high-altitude baking and cooking. From hearty eats and apres snacks to decadent desserts, these recipes include conversions for sea-level kitchens, so home bakers can enjoy these treats wherever they cook: Double Black Diamond Brownies, Honey Graham Pancakes, Rosemary Parmesan Biscotti, Pizza Bread, Snow Day Cake, and more. With tips on why your alpine cakes are sinking or why your cookies are burning, this is the go-to resource to help readers fearlessly face their high-altitude kitchen or simply get in the outdoor spirit.

The Magnolia Bakery Handbook

The Magnolia Bakery Handbook

Author: Bobbie Lloyd Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Published in celebration of Magnolia Bakery on the eve of its twenty-fifth anniversary, a beautifully photographed book offering nearly 150 scrumptious recipes and tips, tools, and techniques accompanied by 250 photographs and illustrations destined to be the favorite resource for the home baker. When it opened its doors in 1996, Magnolia Bakery quickly became a landmark and destination in New York City. Fans lined up around the block to get a taste of the shop's freshly-baked cupcakes, cakes, banana pudding, cheesecakes and much more. Today, Magnolia Bakery can be found in shops in New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dubai, Manila, and Bangalore. Bobbie Lloyd, Magnolia Bakery's Chief Baking Officer, has played a critical role in maintaining the company's reputation for handmade baked goods, and its authenticity and excellence throughout its growth. Bobbie has worked to update its classic treats, introduced new temptations, and carefully expanded the business both online and in new locations across New York and the world. The Magnolia Bakery Handbook is the first book Magnolia Bakery has published since the business was sold by the founders in 2007. Gorgeously designed, filled with irresistible creations, it is sure to become an essential staple for home bakers. Along with almost 150 recipes, all beautifully photographed, Bobbie shares hundreds of tips, tricks, techniques, and must-have tools for successful baking. Inside you'll find everything you need to make the classic desserts of Magnolia Bakery at home, with chapters on: Cakes Cupcakes From the Cookie Jar Brownies and Bars Pies and Crisps Muffins Scones and Coffee Cakes Ice Box Desserts Banana Pudding Buttercreams, Fillings and Icings Crumbs and Crusts Cake Decorating 101 A Conversion Chart Whether you have a craving for Magnolia Bakery's popular banana pudding, classic icebox cake, or their rich double fudge brownie, The Magnolia Bakery Handbook shows you how to make it and bake it right.

Magnolia Kitchen Design

Magnolia Kitchen Design

Author: Bernadette Gee Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

The Magnolia Kitchen community requested more amazing images of her stunning creations and more how-to instructions, and Bets has delivered. In Magnolia Kitchen Design Bets takes you on a journey of inspiration through several cake design projects, each described in detail with a written brief, design sketch, mood board and the completed cake. There are also step-by-step guides for key design techniques like stencilling, lace work, using fresh florals, stacking a three-tier cake for travel, hand painting and more. With great new recipes for cakes, icings and fillings, this book is the complete package to inspire bakers and cake designers at every level. It's another beautiful creation from Bets and will be loved by her fans, old and new.

101 Greatest Cookies on the Planet

101 Greatest Cookies on the Planet

Author: Erin Mylroie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2020

A Cookie Lover's Dream Come True This is the ultimate cookie book full of all the flavors you love! From New York City Giant Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies to Nutella(R) Lava Cookies, Erin Renouf Mylroie, author of 2-Ingredient Miracle Dough Cookbook, has ranked 101 of her favorite cookies ever. With so many cookies to choose from--and some brownies and bars, for good measure--you're sure to have the perfect treat to share no matter who you're baking for. Erin compiled this impressive collection of cookies so that you can have the best flavors for every season, holiday and party. Even better, most recipes can be made in a single bowl to cut down on cleanup, and there are so many delicious choices! Welcome the return of autumn with Dark Chocolate-Dipped Pumpkin Biscotti and Maple-Pecan Shortbread. Savor cozy winter days with Peppermint Sugar Cookies or Hot Cocoa and Marshmallow Sno-Cap Cookies. Or nix the cake and bake up a batch of Happy Birthday Cake Batter Cookies this year. With this cookbook, you'll have everything you need to make your celebrations effortlessly sweet.

Pie Style

Pie Style

Author: Helen Nugent Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2020

Creating Spectacular Pie Art Just Got a Lot Easier With this stunning collection, pie maven Helen Nugent pulls back the curtain on creating professional, Instagram-worthy pies. Now you can make your very own delicious pie masterpiece in the comfort of your own home. From the secrets to a perfectly flaky pie crust to the essential decorating techniques used to create beautiful pie art, Helen shares simple, approachable tips and easy-to-follow instructions that make it possible to achieve spectacular results. Delicious fillings for fruit and savory pies, meringues, galettes and more can be mixed and matched with creative crust options for every occasion and skill level. Celebrate summer with the eye-catching geometric design of the Tumbling Diamonds Blueberry-Lemon Pie. Usher in fall flavors with the Walk in the Woods Salted Maple Caramel Apple Pie, bedecked with leaves and acorns. The Thanksgiving Turkey Pumpkin Pie or Christmas Gift Apple-Blackberry Pie will be right at home on your next holiday table. With recipes that include step-by-step instructions and photos illustrating each clever technique, you'll soon gain the confidence to create show-stopping pies of your very own.

Whole Grain Sourdough at Home

Whole Grain Sourdough at Home

Author: Elaine Boddy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2020

Make Delicious, Whole Grain Bread with Minimal Kneading Baking a loaf of beautiful crusty bread can be intimidating for beginners, especially when you want to include nutrient-dense whole wheat flour and other ancient grains that are famously harder to work with. Elaine Boddy is here to help. She has spent many years honing the science and art of baking bread with whole grains in her home kitchen. In Whole Grain Sourdough at Home, she shares all of her secrets with you. Elaine's master recipe and philosophy for bread making are all about simplicity, flexibility and having fun. Sourdough does not have to be complicated or require a lot of hands-on work to be great. With one bowl, a handful of simple ingredients, minimal kneading and less than 24 hours, you can have a loaf of delicious whole grain sourdough bread on the table. Elaine has mastered the unique nuances of nutrient-dense flours like whole wheat, einkorn, spelt and rye to create a variety of lovely breads--no dense whole wheat bricks here! Packed with a step-by-step sourdough starter guide, plenty of tips and 60 recipes for everything from sandwich loaves to focaccia, this book gives you everything you need to bake amazing whole grain bread today, tomorrow and beyond.

The Gingerbread Kama Sutra

The Gingerbread Kama Sutra

Author: Patti Paige Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Need to spice up your love life? The Gingerbread Kama Sutra is here to help. With chapters ranging from Easy to Advanced to Expert, there's a gingerbread position whatever your flavour. Handy baking templates show you how to make these cookie creations at home, while descriptions from the Kama Sutra mean you can get inventive in the bedroom as well as in the kitchen. Featuring Patti Paige's signature and vegan gingerbread and her top tips for baking and decorating, this book is a sure-fire recipe for romance.

Naturally Fermented Bread

Naturally Fermented Bread

Author: Paul Barker Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2020

Learn to bake healthy, gut-friendly loaves and sweet fermented buns using wild yeasts cultivated from fruits, flowers, vegetables, and plants. Like sourdough baking, yeast-water or botanical bread baking draws on the amazing process of fermentation and the ancient art of breadmaking. The method described in this book, while unique, is informed by the author's knowledge of both bulk fermentation and sourdough bread baking, resulting in an innovative process and delicious, nutritious results. To bake naturally fermented bread-fruit, vegetables, plants, or flowers are submerged in water and left for a few days to a few weeks to ferment. Yeasts living in this newly fermented water, or botanical water, will, like a sourdough starter, raise the dough more slowly than commercial fresh or dried yeast resulting in a more flavorful and gut-friendly bread. You can use this technique to make traditional long-fermented loaves and also a range of sweet fermented buns that showcase the subtle and surprising flavors of your own botanical starters. Recipes include: Tomato and Basil Pizza Dough Cucumber Burger Buns Chocolate Orange Brioche And much more! Naturally Fermented Bread is the first and most authoritative introduction to this innovative baking technique-a must for any baker's library.

Christmas with Kim-Joy

Christmas with Kim-Joy

Author: Kim-Joy Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Kim-Joy's baked creations have charmed fans since she was in the final of the Great British Bake Off 2018. Following on from her bestselling debut book, Baking with Kim-Joy, she's turning to everyone's favourite time of year - Christmas! Sharing her simple decorating techniques and her delicious flavour combinations, Kim-Joy will delight novice and seasoned bakers with - amongst many others - her melted snowman cake pops, white chocolate igloos with marshmallow seals, penguin bao buns and incredible inspiration for designing your own magical gingerbread village. Whether you're after ideas for edible Christmas gifts or bigger bakes to feed friends and family, you'll find a treasure trove of adorable recipes here that will melt everyone's heart. Christmas 2020 is officially set to be the sweetest Christmas on record!

Quick and Easy Cake Toppers

Quick and Easy Cake Toppers

Author: Search Press Studio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

This book contains 100 gorgeous decorations to make using sugarpaste, all carefully chosen from Search Press's best-selling 20 to Make series. There's a handy tools and techniques section at the start of the book, followed by 100 fabulous projects covering a wide variety of themes - from Christmas decorations, dogs, brides and grooms, to flowers, shoes, bags and animals. Why not make a mini version of someone's favourite dog to decorate their birthday cake, or a cute dinosaur to take pride of place on a toddler's birthday cake? There's plenty in this book to inspire you to create stunning, personalized celebration cakes for your family and friends.

Modern Gingerbread

Modern Gingerbread

Author: Sandra Monger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The making and decorating of gingerbread houses has long been synonymous with the coming of Christmas, and the tradition has never gone out of fashion. In recent years the design and painstaking creation of gingerbread structures has gone beyond the traditional cottage, with users on Pinterest seeking inspiration for the making of gingerbread cities, skyscrapers and even sugar-glazed gingerbread greenhouses. Modern Gingerbread seeks to tap into, and lead, the trend for contemporary gingerbread baking and decorating. Lauded cake-maker Sandra Monger is full of terrific ideas for gingerbread projects, from decorative gingerbread tiles and wreaths to a Norwegian kransekake delicately crafted from rings of gingerbread. The piece de resistance in Modern Gingerbread is Sandra's gingerbread-embellished wedding cake, which will no doubt prove a show-stopper for any budding baker. The gingerbread projects included in the book are accompanied by templates, and recipes for traditional, coloured and vegan gingerbread are also featured.

Toblerone Cookbook

Toblerone Cookbook

Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

Toblerone's legendary almond and honey triangular chocolate bar is loved the world over and sold everywhere, from international airports to local corner shops. This beautifully packaged, fabulously fun cookery book celebrates the versatility of this iconic chocolate bar (which comes in 10 different sizes, from fun to life size) and shares 40 fantastic foolproof recipes featuring the three core Toblerone varieties - milk, dark and white. From a decadent Coconut Ice Cream Cake and irresistibly gooey Brownies to special occasion cakes for birthdays, Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween and Christmas, there's something for everyone. The book also includes desserts and no-cook treats such as a Lime, Ginger and White Chocolate Cheesecake and Rocky Road, as well as gluten-free bakes that take cooking with this famous chocolate bar to the next level.