A visual guide to learning to bake, with more than 850 photosBetter Homes and Gardens Baking Step by Step is the ultimate guide and idea-generator for anyone who wants to learn to bake or hone their technique. This stunning book uses clear, step-by-step photos—more than 900 of them—to illustrate essential skills from folding batter to forming a lattice pie crust. Home bakers can make 350 classic and modern treats, both sweet and savory. Learn to roll and bake the perfect flaky tart or frost and decorate a celebration-worthy cake—or start simple with Peanut Butter Blondie Bars or Blueberry Crisp; Skill Level icons flag recipes easy, easier, or easiest to make. Complete with an Intro to Baking covering everything from stocking the kitchen to using a rolling pin, this colorful book makes baking fun and accessible for everyone.
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Table of Contents
Intro to Baking 7
Oven-Fresh Cookies 73
Beyond Square Bars & Brownies 107
Irresistible Cakes 133
Everyday Snack Cakes & Cupcakes 161
Luscious Cheesecakes & Shortcakes 183
Anytime Desserts 203
Perfect Pies & Tarts 225
Pastry Shop Specialties 263
Quick-As-Can-Be Muffins & Breads 289
Scrumptious Scones & Biscuits 317
Your Dairy Breads 337