Beginner's Baking Bible: 130+ Recipes and Techniques for New Bakers (Paperback)

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Baking is a piece of cake with this fundamental beginner's cookbook.

Here's a little culinary secret. You can become a fantastic baker even if your cooking experience is limited to cracking a few eggs. All you need is The Beginner's Baking Bible.

Baking becomes truly accessible thanks to this cookbook, which features:
  • Breakdowns of baking basics—Learn how to utilize critical baking techniques such as mixing, folding, creaming, and kneading. Discover steps that will help you perfect your process.
  • Tons of insider tricks—From ingredient substitutions to marshaling batter run amok, most recipes are paired with important tips designed to simplify and troubleshoot life in the kitchen.
  • 130+ scrumptious recipes—Enjoy making a wide variety of sweet and savory goodies including decadent spiced hot chocolate cookies, zesty lemon bars, or fresh and flaky summer vegetable tarts. No matter what you bake, these recipes will have family and friends reaching for seconds.

Blossom into a confident baker with The Beginner's Baking Bible.

About the Author

HEATHER PERINE is a teacher, recipe developer, and food blogger. She blogs about baking from scratch and shares tips, tricks, and simple recipes for bakers at

Praise For…

Here's a baking book I can get behind! Heather has done a fantastic job covering basic recipes with creativity and pizzazz. Beginning bakers, as well as old pros, can glean inspiration to get in the kitchen and get baking. The Chocolate Pecan Pie awaits me!”—Jessica Fisher, Good Cheap Eats (

“Heather has created a complete baking manual focused on the novice baker, yet bakers of any skill level will reap the joy of creating new favorites from the multitude of recipes offered. Also included are easy-to-read and understandable tips and techniques especially geared to the novice (i.e. making substitutions if the ingredients aren't available) which should inspire confidence. You will find in time this book will quickly become dog eared from its frequent use!”—J Pietrzak

”With a background as a high school home economics teacher, Heather Perine understands how to break lessons down to basics—and that shines through in this book, which clearly and effectively explains the basics of baking. Her recipes, as well as her incredibly helpful guidelines, will help build a foundation for your baking journey, no matter your skill level when you start. Most importantly, you’ll find yourself baking mouthwateringly delicious treats! Such a great book!”—Jessica Hamby MS, RDN, founder/teacher,

The Beginner's Baking Bible is an easy-to-read and informative cookbook for anyone looking to dive into the art of baking. I love the detailed instructions for baking techniques and the fact that just about every classic dessert is included in the recipe lineup. Not only will this be a great reference book for my shelf, but it would also make a great gift!”—Beth Moncel, creator of

Product Details
ISBN: 9781646111374
ISBN-10: 1646111370
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: December 24th, 2019
Pages: 208
Language: English