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All-American Cakes, Pies, Cookies & Treats

60 Simple & Traditional Sweets

Photographer Wolfgang Kleinschmidt / Translated by Christian Gullette

All the beloved bakery classics you crave, from carrot cake and fudge brownies, to raspberry blondies and peanut butter cookies, and of course Magnolia Bakery's famous banana cake!

World-class pastry chef Roy Fares has traveled to many countries throughout his journey to perfect the art of baking. But of all the places his adventures took him, Los Angeles struck a particular chord, inspiring him to experiment with the many classic pastry recipes he sampled there. This book is a compilation of his favorite classics, all featured with his own unique twist. Some American desserts can be too sweet or not sweet enough—after much trial and error, Roy has found the perfect median between the two for many beloved cakes, cookies, and pastries.

Recipes include:

  • Banana Nut Bread
  • Peanut Butter Donuts
  • Snickerdoodles
  • Blueberry Bars
  • Espresso Cake
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Pecan Tarts
  • Coconut Cupcakes
  • Oreo Cake Pops

With over 50 delicious pastry recipes from various beloved patisseries such as Magnolia's, Crumbs, and Sweet Lady Jane, this delightful book reminds us of the simple pleasures in life and showcases the sweeter side of American cuisine. Join Roy as he travels from the arid deserts of Palm Springs to the glamorous streets of Beverly Hills, sampling, baking, and learning about delicious treats.

 

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