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Taste of Home Ultimate Baking Cookbook

400+ Recipes, tips, secrets and hints for baking success

Edited by Taste of Home
Published by Trusted Media Brands
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
LIST PRICE $13.99

Now more than ever, home cooks are flexing their baking muscle by preparing from-scratch breads, golden biscuits, wow-worthy cakes, snackable cookies and other sensational sweets. Whether you’re a novice baker or a pro, this book has all the recipes, hints, tips and tricks you need to bake up an impressive specialty.

With the Taste of Home Ultimate Baking Cookbook, you’ll uncover the secrets today’s home bakers rely on most. Want to bake crescent rolls like Grandma? Follow the how-to photos for the perfect result. Wondering how to make the perfect pie? See the step-by-step directions for sweet success. Want to learn how to master sourdough bread? We’ll show you how, from sourdough starter to the perfect rise to the best bake. Entire chapters walk you through the basics of yeast and quick breads, cheesecakes, pies, bagels, brownies, coffee cakes, cobblers, cookies, cakes for every occasion and so many other favorites!  

CHAPTERS
Baking 101 (Everything you need to know before you begin)
Yeast Breads

  • Loaf Breads
  • Egg Breads: Brioche & Challah
  • Foccacia 
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Sweet Breads & Rolls
  • Sourdough Breads
  • Pizza Crusts & More (Bagels, Pretzels & Breadsticks)

Quick Breads
  • Quick Breads
  • Muffins
  • Soda Bread & Scones
  • Biscuits & Corn Bread

Cookies
  • Drop
  • Bar
  • Cutout
  • Sliced/Icebox
  • Shaped/molded
  • Biscotti

Brownies & Bars

Pies & Tarts
  • Pie crusts
  • Fruit Pies
  • Custard & Meringue Pies
  • Tarts & Galettes
  • Nut Pies & More

Cobblers, Crisps & Crumbles

Cheesecakes & Custards

Cakes
  • Layer Cakes
  • Sheet Cakes & Cake Rolls
  • Bundt Cakes/Pound cakes
  • Upside-Down Cakes & Skillet cakes
  • Chiffon          
  • Cupcakes
  • Assorted Cakes (includes classic tortes)

Pastries & More
  • Breakfast Rolls & Pastries
  • Puff Pastry & Phyllo Dough
  • Coffee Cakes
  • Assorted Pastries

Icings, Glazes, Sauces & More
 
Baking Reference Guide
  • Cake-Pan Conversions
  • Ingredient Substitutions
  • Weights for common baking ingredients
  • How to cut down recipes


RECIPES
Classic Carrot Cake
Red Velvet Cake
Mom’s Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Peanut-Butter Chocolate Cupcakes
Cranberry-Pumpkin Bread
Cheesecake Squares
Key Lime Cheesecake
Monster Cookies
Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies
Ginger Bites
Caramel Brownies
Banana Split Bars
Pecan Pie Scones
Cape Cod Blueberry Pie
Brandied Apricot Tart
Blueberry Crisp
Apple Brown Betty
Chocolate Eclairs
Peach Cream Puffs