Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence

Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence Review

In her first cookbook, Bon Appétit and YouTube star of the show Gourmet Makes offers wisdom, problem-solving strategies, and more than 100 meticulously tested, creative, and inspiring recipes.

Claire Saffitz is a baking hero for a new generation. InDessert Person, fans will find Claire's signature spin on sweet and savory recipes like Babkallah (a babka-Challah mashup), Apple and Concord Grape Crumble Pie, Strawberry-Cornmeal Layer Cake, Crispy Mushroom Galette, and Malted Forever Brownies. She outlines the problems and solutions for each recipe--like what to do if your pie dough for Sour Cherry Pie cracks (patch it with dough or a quiche flour paste!)--as well as practical do's and don'ts, skill level, prep and bake time, and foundational know-how. With Claire at your side, everyone can be a dessert person.

Title:Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence
Edition Language:English

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    Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence Reviews

  • Emily May

    Everything about this book appealed to me. The gorgeous photos that could convince me to eat things I've never liked, the array of recipes, and just the subject itself. I am, I confess, a dessert pers...

  • hayden

    This comes out in fall 2020.In 2021, I'm going to make everything in here.edit: Since posting this review, I have learned about (and seen) Julie & Julia. I knew my idea sounded too good to be new!...

  • Lauren James

    I made 41 recipes from this book during December quarantine (my freezer is full of so much cake, help.) My favourites were the turmeric-squash tea cake, apple crumble cake, coconut thumbprint cookies,...

  • Sophie Brookover

    I can’t wait to bake so many of these recipes. As a physical object, Dessert Person is a triumph, thanks to its lavish trim size & the gorgeous photography. I also want to give a special mention of ...

  • Ashleu

    REVIEW SENT TO PUBLISHER: I adored this book! Like..everyone I am a huge BA Test Kitchen fan and when I saw that Claire (CLAIRE!) was coming out not only with a cookbook, but a dessert based cookbook,...

  • hayden

    this comes out in october. in 2021, I’m gonna make everything in here. eve ry thing....

  • anklecemetery

    I'm annoyed at how much I like this, honestly, but the text is clear, the directions are coherent, and Saffitz's notes are an excellent addition. Bonus for the recipe matrix -- I love the concept.So f...

  • Benjamin

    Bought it yesterday and already made the poppy seed & almond bundt cake with orange glaze, as well as the Peach Melba tart. I'M IN LOVE.I don't really understand all those comments about pricy or hard...

  • Laura

    Many of these recipes contain ingredients that are way outside of my price range or impossible to find in my living area....

  • Sam Chan

    Loved learning more about baking from my fav dessert person, Claire Saffitz! Such a beautiful cookbook filled with many recipes ranging from beginner to more advanced. Love love the recipe matrix - I ...