Best Pastry Baking Books
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1. How to Cook That: Crazy Sweet Creations (Dessert Cookbook)
Author: by Ann Reardon
Mango (June 15, 2021)
How to Cook That Dessert Cookbook: Pastries, Cakes and Sweet CreationsHow to Cook That is the most popular Australian cooking channel in all the world, and it’s not hard to see why. PopSugarAmazon Best Cookbook for Month of June 2021 and Editor’s pick Best Books of 2021 So Far #1 Best Seller in Chocolate Baking, Confectionary Desserts, Pastry Baking, Garnishing Meals, Holiday Cooking, Main Courses & Side Dishes, Cookies, and Cooking by IngredientOffering a fun-filled step-by-step dessert cookbook, Ann Reardon teaches you how to create delicious and impressive pastries, cakes and sweet creations.
Join food scientist Ann Reardon, host of the award-winning YouTube series How to Cook That, as she explores Crazy Sweet Creations. An accomplished pastry chef, Reardon draws millions of baking fans together each week, eager to learn the secrets of her extravagant cakes, chocolates, and eye-popping desserts.
Her warmth and sense of fun in the kitchen shines through on every page as she reveals the science behind recreating your own culinary masterpieces. For home cooks and fans who love their desserts, cakes, and ice creams to look amazing and taste even better.
2. French Pastry Made Simple: Foolproof Recipes for Éclairs, Tarts, Macarons and More
Author: by Molly Wilkinson
A No-Fuss Guide to the Delicious Art of PtisserieUnleash your inner pastry chef with Molly Wilkinson’s approachable recipes for all of your French favorites. Trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, Molly takes the most essential techniques and makes them easy for home bakers, resulting in a collection of simple, key recipes that open up the world of pastry.
With friendly, detailed directions and brilliant shortcuts, you can skip the pastry shop and enjoy delicious homemade creations. Master base recipes like 30-minute puff pastry, decadent chocolate ganache and fail-safe citrus curds, and you’re on your way to making dozens of iconic French treats.
You’ll feel like a pro when whipping up gorgeous trays of madeleines and decorating a stunning array of cream puffs and clairs. Along with classics like The Frenchman’s Chocolate Mousse, Profiteroles and Classic Mille-Feuilles, learn to assemble exquisite showstoppers such as Croquembouche and Caramel Mousse Tartelettes with Poached Pears in Ginger.
3. The Great British Baking Show: Love to Bake
Author: by Paul Hollywood
Love to Bake is The Great British Bake Off’s best collection yet – recipes to remind us that baking is the ultimate expression of thanks, togetherness, celebration and love. Pop round to a friend’s with tea and sympathy in the form of Chai Crackle Cookies; have fun making Paul’s Rainbow-coloured Bagels with your family; snuggle up and take comfort in Sticky Pear & Cinnamon Buns or a Pandowdy Swamp Pie; or liven up a charity cake sale with Mini Lemon & Pistachio Battenbergs or Prue’s stunningRaspberry & Salted Caramel Eclairs.
Impressive occasion cakes and stunning bakes for gatherings are not forgotten – from a novelty frog birthday cake for a children’s party, through a towering croquembouche to wow your guests at the end of dinner, to a gorgeous, but easy-to-make wedding cake that’s worthy of any once-in-a-lifetime celebration.
Throughout the book, judges’ recipes from Paul and Prue will hone your skills, while lifelong favourites from the 2020 bakers offer insight into the journeys that brought the contestants to the Bake Off tent and the reasons why they – like you – love to bake.
4. The Magnolia Bakery Handbook: A Complete Guide for the Home Baker
Author: by Bobbie Lloyd
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.
5. Paul Hollywood's Bread
Author: by Paul Hollywood
Get baking with the master baker and judge of The American Baking Competition! Paul Hollywood’s new book is all about bread – how to make it and how to use it. Not only does Paul teach you exactly how to make a variety of breads, but for each one there is a spin-off recipe that shows you how to make a fantastic meal of it.
The book has six chapters, each with five bread recipes – plus the spin-off recipes for main courses. Not only are Paul’s recipes delicious but they are also foolproof, with comprehensive step-by-step photographs. Try your hand at a basic white bloomer, which can be come a savory picnic loaf; stilton and bacon rolls, which are excellent served with celery soup; fluffy crumpets, which become the base for eggs Benedict; spinach doss, which is a natural pairing with chickpea masala; ciabatta, which the Italians have traditionally used as a base for tomatoey panzanella; pizza bases, which can become home-made fig, Parma ham and Gorgonzola pizzas; or white chocolate and raspberry bread, which makes for the best bread pudding you’ve ever tasted.
6. Bake from Scratch (Vol 5): Artisan Recipes for the Home Baker (Bake from Scratch, 5)
Author: by Brian Hart Hoffman
83 Press (March 23, 2021)
Meet the cookbook for bakers, by bakers. This new recipe collection from the brilliant minds behind Bake from Scratch magazine is a triumph of dough and batter. After five inspiring years of innovative recipes, travel, and the celebration of bakers and cultures worldwide, we bring you this dazzling collection of more that 650 new recipes.
From towering layer cakes to simple stir-together brownies, this cookbook offers something for every kind of baker, from novice to expert. Showcasing fresh, seasonal ingredients and celebrating tradition and history this cookbook will provide the ultimate inspiration for baking. With gorgeous photography accompanying each baked good, you’ll find a wealth of visual inspiration and step-by-step tutorials to guide you from beginning to bake.
All recipes have been tested and retested with the home baker in mind, formulated to be both accessible and exciting. Celebrate the joy of artisanal baking while you master yeasted breads, layer cakes, cookies and more.
7. Larousse Patisserie and Baking: The ultimate expert guide, with more than 200 recipes and step-by-step techniques and produced as a hardback book in a beautiful slipcase
Author: by Larousse
September 3, 2020
Larousse Patisserie and Baking is the complete guide from the authoritative French cookery brand Larousse. It covers all aspects of baking – from simple everyday cakes and desserts to special occasion show-stoppers. There are more than 200 recipes included, with everything from a quick-mix yoghurt cake to salted caramel tarts and a spectacular mixed berry millefeuille.
Special features on baking for children, lighter recipes and quick bakes, among many others, provide a wealth of ideas. More than 30 extremely detailed step-by-step technique sections ensure your bakes are perfect every time. The book also includes workshops on perfecting different types of pastry, handling chocolate, cooking jam and much more, demonstrated in clear, expert photography.
This is everything you need to know about pastry, patisserie and baking from the cookery experts Larousse.
8. French Patisserie: Master Recipes and Techniques from the Ferrandi School of Culinary Arts (Langue anglaise)
Author: by FERRANDI Paris
Ferrandi, the French School of Culinary Arts in Parisdubbed the Harvard of gastronomy by Le Monde newspaperis the ultimate pastry-making reference. From flaky croissants to paper-thin mille-feuille, and from the chestnut creamfilled Paris-Brest to festive yule logs, this comprehensive book leads aspiring pastry chefs through every stepfrom basic techniques to Michelin-level desserts.
Featuring advice on how to equip your kitchen, and the essential doughs, fillings, and decorations, the book covers everything from quick desserts to holiday specialties and from ice creams and sorbets to chocolates. Ferrandi, an internationally renowned professional culinary school, offers an intensive course in the art of French pastry making.
Written by the school’s experienced teaching team of master ptissiers and adapted for the home chef, this fully illustrated cookbook provides all of the fundamental techniques and recipes that form the building blocks of the illustrious French dessert tradition, explained step by step in text and images.
10. The Bundt Collection: Over 131 Recipes for the Bundt Cake Enthusiast (The Bake Feed)
Author: by Brian Hart Hoffman
This compendium of Bundt cakes features more than 131 recipes, tips, and techniques to help bake the perfect cake. The shape that launched a thousand cakes, the Bundt pan offers the flawless mold for decadent, dense cakes destined for thick glazes and syrup soaks.
Whether you’re looking for an exciting update, like our Peanut Butter and Jelly Swirl Bundt Cake, or a steadfast standard, like the classic Chocolate Kugelhopf, we have a ring-shaped delight for you.
11. The Perfect Pie: Your Ultimate Guide to Classic and Modern Pies, Tarts, Galettes, and More (Perfect Baking Cookbooks)
Author: by America's Test Kitchen
America's Test Kitchen
Get the dough rolling and perfect your pie-making skills to bake beautiful, foolproof versions of the corner bakery classics and French patisserie favorites-plus a host of whimsical, modern pies and tarts of all kinds like sky-high meringue pies, uniquely flavored fruit pies with intricate lattice-woven tops, and lush elegant tarts.
The Perfect Pie is the definitive guide to gorgeous pies and tarts. Maybe you want to master homespun pies that celebrate seasonal produce, or get creative with pastry-encased canvases for modern flavor profiles. No matter your pie preference, this collection will inspire you to bake.
We’ve tested our way to the best techniques for building foolproof bakery-quality pies from the crust up: Learn how to create the flakiest pie crust from dough that’s a breeze to roll. Become the expert in classics like Sweet Cherry Pie and also wow with pies that show off interesting flavors like Blueberry Earl Grey Pie (tea is infused into the filling and an adorning glaze) or Browned Butter Butternut Squash Pie with Sage.
12. The Art of French Pastry: A Cookbook
Author: by Jacquy Pfeiffer
Winner of the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Cookbook, Dessert & BakingWhat does it take to perfect a flawless clair? A delicate yet buttery croissant? To pipe dozens of macarons? The answer is: an intimate knowledge of the fundamentals of pastry.
In The Art of French Pastry award-winning pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, cofounder of the renowned French Pastry School in Chicago, gives you just that. By teaching you how to make everything from pte choux to pastry cream, Pfeiffer builds on the basics until you have an understanding of the science behind the ingredients used, how they interact with one another, and what your hands have to do to transform them into pastry.
This yields glorious results! Expect to master these techniques and then indulge in exquisite recipes, such as: brioche napolons / Mille-Feuilles cream puffs Alsatian cinnamon rolls / chinois lemon cream tart with meringue teardrops elephant ears / palmiers black forest cake beignets as well as some traditional Alsatian savory treats, including: Pretzels Kougelhof Tarte Flambe Warm Alsatian Meat Pie Pastry is all about precision, so Pfeiffer presents us with an amazing wealth of informationlists of necessary equipment, charts on how ingredients react in different environments, and the precise weight of ingredients in grams, with a look at their equivalent in U.S.
13. Le Cordon Bleu Pastry School: 101 Step-by-Step Recipes
Author: by Le Cordon Bleu
Grub Street Cookery
Le Cordon Bleu is the highly renowned, world famous cooking school noted for the quality of its culinary courses, aimed at beginners as well as confirmed or professional cooks. It is the world’s largest hospitality education institution, with over 20 schools on five continents.
Its educational focus is on hospitality management, culinary arts, and gastronomy. The teaching teams are composed of specialists, chefs and pastry experts, most of them honoured by national or international prizes. One of its most famous alumnae in the 1940s was Julia Child, as depicted in the film Julie & Julia.
There are 100 illustrated recipes, explained step-by-step with 1400 photographs and presented in 6 chapters: Pastries, cakes and desserts; Individual cakes and plated desserts; Pies and tarts; Outstanding and festive desserts; Biscuits and cupcakes, candies and delicacies, and finally the basics of pastry.
There are famous classics such as apple strudel, carrot cake, black forest gateau, strawberry cakes, profiteroles… Simple family recipes including molten chocolate cake, cake with candied fruit, hot souffl with vanilla, Tart Tatin… Delicious and original desserts like yuzu with white chocolate, chocolate marshmallow and violet tartlet, cream cheese and cherry velvet, pistachio cristalline…
14. The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook: 60 Sweet and Savory Recipes for Your Oven and Mini Donut Maker
Author: by Sara Mellas
The deliciously easy donut cookbook for heavenly homemade baked donuts Who doesn’t love a good donut? From sugared or sprinkled to frosted or filled, donuts are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and sweeten your day. The best part is you don’t need to fuss with frying to whip up these fun, flavorful treats at home.
The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook shows you how mouthwateringand mess-freedonuts can be right from your oven or donut maker, providing plenty of tried-and-true tricks and tasty recipes for beautifully baked donuts, donut holes, mini donuts, and more. From sweet staples, such as Old-Fashioned Cake Donuts to creative savory bakes like Jalapeno-Cheddar Cornbread Donuts, this donut cookbook serves you dozens of delightfully simple recipes to match every craving, along with perfectly paired frostings, glazes, and toppings.
The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook includes: (Do)nuts and boltsLearn the ins and outs of baking with foolproof advice on mastering measurements, knowing your oven, time-saving shortcuts, and tons of troubleshooting tips. Time to make the donutsThis donut cookbook offers dozens of step-by-step recipes for cake and yeasted donutsincluding holiday-ready Gingerbread Donuts, and even drool-worthy Doggie Donuts for your pup!
15. Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking
Author: by Caroline Bretherton
DK (May 5, 2020)
May 5, 2020
The ultimate guide to classic bakes and modern favorites that doesn’t just tell you what to do – it shows you. What’s the difference between beating and folding? What should “soft peaks” look like? How do you line a pastry crust?
When it comes to baking, knowing what an instruction means can be the difference between a showstopper and a soggy bottom. That’s where Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking comes in. Each of the 80 classic recipes in this essential collection is fully illustrated, with photographs of every stage of the baking process.
See what other baking books only tell you: how to knead the dough, rub together butter and flour, and create a pastry lattice to top a pie or tart. Then try your hand at more than 250 variations on those classics, or use them as inspiration to build on what you’ve learned and experiment with your own baking creations.
If you’re spoilt for choice, at-a-glance recipe choosers help you find the right recipe for any occasion, while tips on freezing help you to prepare your bakes ahead of time. With sweet and savory recipes that everyone will enjoy, it’s time to roll up your sleeves, flour your work surface, and whip up something superb with Illustrated Step-by-Step Baking.