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Beach House Baking

An Endless Summer of Delicious Desserts

Photographer Chau Vuong

In Beach House Baking: An Endless Summer of Delicious Desserts, Pastry Chef Lei Shishak shares her most popular recipes for cupcakes, cup-tails, cookies, frostings/fillings, pies, ice cream sandwiches, and frozen pops from her celebrated Sugar Blossom Bake Shop in the charming beach town of San Clemente, California.

At her shop, Chef Lei serves up familiar treats that offer so much more than a sweet dining experience. Inspired by her beach town location and her love of the sand-and-surf lifestyle, she creates high-quality, made-from-scratch desserts that transport you to the islands and resorts you’ve always hoped to visit. Get ready to hit the beach through one hundred recipes, including:

Cocoa Island (Maldives) Cookies
Red Velvet Riviera Cupcakes
Piña Colada Highway Cup-tails
Windswept Cherry Pie
Malibu Shimmer Ice Cream Sandwiches
And more

Lei’s recipes in Beach House Baking are designed to take you on an island vacation, turning the task of baking into a virtual journey to a beachside paradise, filled with the sounds and aromas of the places you can go to just get away from it all!

Lei Shishak is the founder of Sugar Blossom Bake Shop in San Clemente, California, and the author of Beach House Baking, heralded by USA Today as one of the top 10 cookbooks of summer 2014, Beach House Brunch, and Farm to Table Desserts. She is an established pastry chef who trained at the CIA in New York and has worked in restaurants in Sun Valley, Los Angeles and Orange County.  She has been featured in People, Riviera magazine, Sunset magazine, Coast magazine, Los Angeles Daily News, Fine Living, Orange County Register, KTLA Morning News, PBS, and many more media outlets.

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