Beloved family-owned Canadian bakery Jenna Rae Cakes shares over 100 recipes for its most delectable--and most beautiful--sweet treats. Jenna Hutchinson was in the middle of applying to dental school when she saw an episode of Cake Boss and thought, I can do that! Little did she know, that moment would set her life off in a new direction, and she and her twin sister Ashley would go on to own one of Canada's most successful and celebrated bakeries, Jenna Rae Cakes. Now, in Jenna Rae Cakes and Sweet Treats, Jenna and Ashley reveal the tried and true recipes, flavours, and show-stopping designs that put them on the map. Inside you will find recipes for over 100 of the most vibrant and decadent cookie sandwiches, cupcakes, party squares, cakes, macarons, cream puffs, and more. Known for the long list of rotating flavour options they offer each day at the shop, Jenna Rae Cakes and Sweet Treats features all of their fan favourites, including Cotton Candy Cupcakes, Lemon Meringue Party Squares, Salted Caramel Macarons, Peanut Butter and Jam Cookie Sandwiches, Salted Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake, and many more. Dive in and let the mouthwatering photography inspire you to bake your very own Instagram-worthy treats with spectacular results. With Jenna and Ashley's insider tips, your baking will reach a colourful, flavourful, and stylish new level in no time.
The holidays are the icing on the cake for bakery owner Hannah Swensen. Surrounded by her loved ones, she has all the ingredients for a perfect Christmas--until murder is added to the mix. . . When it comes to holidays, Minnesotans rise to the occasion--and the little town of Lake Eden is baking up a storm with Hannah leading the way. The annual Christmas Buffet is the final test of the recipes Hannah has collected for the Lake Eden Holiday Buffet Cookbook. 'Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and curling up by the Yuletide waiting for Santa to drop down the chimney. But in this festive collection of holiday whodunits, murder is also paying a visit. . . "Candy Cane Murder" By Joanne Fluke When a trail of candy canes leads to a corpse outfitted in a Santa suit on a snowy bank, Hannah Swensen sets out to discover who killed Kris Kringle. . . The yuletide season in Lake Eden, Minnesota, guarantees a white Christmas, delectable holiday goodies from Hannah Swensen's bakery, The Cookie Jar--and murder. As a shadow hangs over her friends' Christmas wedding, Hannah's determined to cook a killer's goose before anyone else gets burned. . . The Cookie Jar's busiest time of the year also happens to be the most wonderful time. . .for Christmas cookies, Hannah's own special plum pudding--and romance! She also gets a kick out of "Lunatic Larry Jaeger's Crazy Elf Christmas Tree Lot," a kitschy carnival taking place smack-dab in the middle of the village green. But then Hannah discovers the man himself dead as a doornail in his own office. . . Nothing's better on Christmas Eve than waiting for the stroke of midnight with a cup of eggnog and a plate of warm gingerbread cookies. But in this merry collection of holiday mysteries, murder is making its own special delivery. . . "Gingerbread Cookie Murder" By Joanne Fluke When Hannah Swensen finds her neighbor Ernie Kusak with his head bashed in and sprawled on the floor of his condo next to an upended box of Hannah's Gingerbread Cookies, she discovers a flurry of murder suspects that's as long as her holiday shopping list.
From apple pie to baklava, cannoli to gulab jamun, sweet treats have universal appeal in countries around the world. This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive look at global dessert culture. • Discusses iconic desserts and sweet treats in their cultural and historical contexts in North and Latin America; the Caribbean; Europe; North Africa and the Middle East; Sub-Saharan Africa; Central, South, and East Asia; and the Pacific • Feeds into the World Geography database and allows students of geography, social studies, language, and anthropology to examine cultural trends and make cross-cultural connections • Looks at regional desserts across the United States • Includes a selection of contributed family recipes from around the world to provide hands-on learning • Features sidebars of interesting, fun facts and anecdotes relating to desserts and sweet treats
The holidays are the icing on the cake for bakery owner Hannah Swensen. Surrounded by her loved ones, she has all the ingredients for a perfect Christmas—until murder is added to the mix . . . When it comes to holidays, Minnesotans rise to the occasion—and the little town of Lake Eden is baking up a storm with Hannah leading the way. The annual Christmas Buffet is the final test of the recipes Hannah has collected for the Lake Eden Holiday Buffet Cookbook. The recently divorced Martin Dubinski arrives at the buffet with his new Vegas showgirl wife—all wrapped up in glitter and fur. His ex-wife, however, seems as cool as chilled eggnog. And when Hannah’s mother’s antique Christmas cake knife disappears, its discovery in the décolletage of the new—and now late—Mrs. Dubinski puts the festivities on ice. With everyone stranded at the community center by a blizzard, Hannah puts her investigative skills to the test, using the ingredients at hand: half the town of Lake Eden—and a killer. Now, as the snowdrifts get higher, it’s up to Hannah to dig out all the clues—and make sure that this white Christmas doesn’t bring any more deadly tidings . . . “Wacky and delightful characters, plus tempting recipes from appetizers to desserts, make this lighthearted offering sure to please the palate of any cozy fan.” —Publishers Weekly “Fluke’s talent for spinning a mesmerizing tale carries on in this sixth book, and its holiday recipes are an added treat for readers.” —Times News Record INCLUDES OVER 50 ORIGINAL RECIPES FOR YOU TO TRY!
A sugar-coated feast for the eyes and the imagination—this exciting 1,000 collection presents glorious full-color photographs of beautiful, outrageous, and deliciously decorated desserts, from extravagant wedding and birthday cakes to cupcakes and cookies that are miniature works of art. Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, this is not an instructional book, rather, it is a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration for anyone who loves decorative baking and entertaining.
Cookies features 60+ recipes for one of America’s favorite sweet treats, from classic favorites to fresh, fun, and contemporary creations. Chewy, crunchy, gooey, or crumbly, choose from a delectable collection of drop cookies, sandwich cookies, cut-out cookies, brownies, and bars—like cinnamon-y snickerdoodles; chocolate sweetheart sandwiches; lemon squares studded with coconut; brownies covered in gooey chocolate frosting; rainbow sugar cookies; and cookie cutouts decorated with every kind of sprinkle! In addition to essential baking tips and safety knowhow, discover fun skills like piping and flooding icing, making natural food dyes, and rolling and storing dough like a pro. Whether you want to bake the perfect after-school snack, fun desserts for a party, or a dozen special treats to gift and share, this beautifully photographed collection of recipes will inspire you to bake cookies for any and every occasion. This guide has everything you’ll need to become an expert cookie maker in no time. So grab your friends, your rolling pin, and get baking!
Delicious dinner ideas for every night of the week that taste like they're made from scratch If you have a family or a full-time job, you know what a chore it can be to come up with new ideas for family dinners five nights a week. In Semi-Homemade Weeknight Wonders, Food Network star and New York Times bestselling author Sandra Lee helps solve the question of what to cook from Monday through Friday with a wealth of ideas that save time using her patented Semi-Homemade combination of fresh and ready-made ingredients. In each chapter, Semi-Homemade Weeknight Wonders provides entrees and side dishes that can be combined for a complete meal in minutes. Plus, the book includes recipes for appetizers, daytime snacks, and delicious desserts that will satisfy any sweet tooth. A comfort food section offers quick and easy recipes for hearty classics Celebrates America's melting pot with new Italian, Asian, Mexican, and other international recipes Sassy Southern-style cuisine and Midwest classics Fresh seafood recipes that anyone can make from coast to coast TV tray snacks and finger foods Family dinners should be fun and relaxing, not stressful. Sandra Lee has revolutionized how people think of "homemade." Semi-Homemade Weeknight Wonders continues to make mealtimes quick and easy-and will have the family asking for more.
Sweet & Simple...what a delightful combination for a cookbook! From chocolate-lovers to cookie and candy-cravers, there's something for everyone. Whip up dreamy, easy desserts like brownie-chocolate chip cheesecake, cherry cobbler, peanut butter fudge, apple dazzle, triple chocolate chippers, saltwater taffy and so much more. Filled to the brim with clever tips and how-to's plus nostalgic illustrations, this cookbook is sure to bring lots of smiles.
At last, a field guide to baking and identifying virtually every cookie imaginable, from Snickerdoodles to Pfeffernusse! Field Guide to Cookies is the definitive guide to cookies from around the world, with more than 100 recipes and variations on such tried-and-true classics as gingersnaps, whoopie pies, and pinwheels as well as traditional international favorites like pizzelles, baklava, and alfajores. This delectable guide introduces readers to the best techniques for creating drop, bar, molded, rolled, and sandwich variations. Every cookie is photographed in glorious full color, with step-by-step instructions on how to prepare, bake, and store your creations. Entries include fascinating historical background, helpful baking notes, and serving suggestions for each delicious variety. Whether you’re a baking novice or veteran pastry chef, mouthwatering home-baked confections are just minutes away with Field Guide to Cookies!
A completely updated edition of the very first book to showcase Splenda (sucralose), Marlene Koch's Unbelievable Desserts with Splenda Sweetener contains twenty-five new recipes, a large, user-friendly format, and color photographs of many of Marlene Koch's delectable creations. Splenda, the revolutionary no-calorie sweetener, pours and measures cup-for-cup like sugar and doesn't break down under high heat making it possible to create low-calorie versions of your favorite desserts. Cakes, cookies,cheesecakes, strudels, muffins, cream puffs, smoothies, and more—these recipes are not pale imitations of your favorites, but delicious desserts and beverages that look and taste so good that no one will believe that they are not made with real sugar. Here are sweet treats that you will be proud to serve to your family and friends. Dessert will never be the same again—now you can have your cake and eat it, too!
Discover America's All-Time Best Cookies and Bars For more than a half century, the Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest has celebrated the creativity of America's home bakers—and showcased the country's best baked goods. Cookies and bars are perennial Bake-Off® favorites, and this cookbook presents more than 100 of the winners over the years—a bountiful collection of sweet treats that you and your family will love. The recipes inside are easy to make and oh-so-delicious to eat. From 1949's Starlight Mint Surprise Cookies to 2006's Praline Brookies, you'll find recipe after recipe that hits the spot. These cookies and bars are guaranteed to have your family and friends clamoring for more—and might even inspire you to create your own $1 million Bake-Off® recipe! Open the book and find: 107 delicious Bake-Off® recipes along with 39 full-color photos to tempt and inspire you Most-requested recipes, family favorites, bake-sale crowd-pleasers, brownie delights and holiday treats A timeline that chronicles the Bake-Off® Contest through the decades Complete nutrition information for each recipe
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I Love Sweet Treats! Activity Book is packed full of fun that will keep young sweet treat lovers entertained for hours. An introduction to sweet treats around the world starts the adventure, followed by step-by-step drawing projects that include a gumball machine,an ice cream sundae, and other tasty subjects. Other imaginative sweet-treat activities include word finders, puzzles, and mouth-watering recipes. Imaginations run wild thanks to a sweet-treats diary and sketchbook, while a cut-out doorhanger, bookmarks, postcards, and more than 100 stickers in this dessert-inspired activity book will make a sweet treat authority out of anybody.
100 of the best cake, pie, cookie, bar, and candy recipes from two sassy sugar mommas (and one of Oprahâ€™s favorite candy makers) on a mission to preserve Americaâ€™s best heirloom sweets and the even sweeter stories behind them. "The mission of the 'Sugar Mommas'...is to bring readers vintage treats and the stories behind them. The result is a book filled with tempting cakes, pies, cookies, and candies. These ladies don't always follow the rules, and it's refreshing to see that their approach to baking comes with a sense of humor." --The Philadelphia Inquirer "Part retro, part contemporary and charmingly whimsical cookies, pies and bars share space with candies, cakes and more in such favorites as Gran's Tea Cakes, Cracked Sugar Cookies, Kentucky Derby Bars, Chocolate Hydrogen Bombs and Lucinda Bells $100 Pecan Pie....The Sugar Mommas dish out helpful hints throughout the book. Did you know that a 9-by-13-inch pan holds 15 cups, a 9-by-2-inch round cake pan 8 cups?" --San Antonio Express-News Sugar, Sugar offers 100 of the best cake, pie, cookie, bar, and candy recipes from two sassy Sugar Mommas, Kimberly Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero, who are on a mission to preserve America's best sweet treat recipes and the even sweeter stories behind them. As the Sugar Mommas explain, "We drove down memory lane to discover our sugar inheritance, and then dug into everyone else's past to find their dusty, torn, and butter-crusted index cards." What the Sugar Mommas found was that every recipe has a story. From desserts that accompanied families through good and bad times, to treats perfected by domestic help, to never-before-transcribed sugar concoctions developed from wild imaginations, each recipe conveys the unique personality of the friend or family member who created it. With plenty of pies worth the lie, cakes to diet for, and better-than-nooky cookies, as well as an assortment of cobblers, crisps, bars, and other decadent confections, Sugar, Sugar is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Chef Firecracker is a Personal Chef and the owner of Chef Firecracker’s Kitchen. This book is a collection of family recipes as well as her own. She is a vegetarian, but as a cook she can cook just about everything.
Wildly popular Cookies & Cups blogger Shelly Jaronsky’s eagerly anticipated cookbook features all-new, mouth-watering, delectable sweet treats 100% guaranteed to make you want to eat dessert first. Shelly Jaronsky has a problem. She’s an addict. Of the buttercream variety. “Chronicling my life in sugar” has been Shelly’s motto since the inception of her insanely frequented dessert blog, Cookies & Cups. With recipes ranging from the deliciously decadent (her S’mores Fudge Bars will make you seriously reconsider everything you thought you knew about baked goods) to the deceptively simple (her Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie will become an instant staple in your baking repertoire), The Cookies & Cups Cookbook truly has something for everyone, from the cooking novice to the seasoned chef. Now you can bring Shelly’s signature style into your own kitchen with more than 125 no-fail recipes, including some reader-approved favorites and a special bonus section dedicated to the quick and savory side of cooking. Authored in the witty, intimate style of the blog that draws more than three million monthly page views and a social following of more than seven hundred thousand fans, The Cookies & Cups Cookbook is the go-to source for all things flavorful, accessible, and irresistibly tasty.