Wild Hope by Donna Ashworth (cover)

Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book

Classic Baking Techniques and Recipes for Building Baking Confidence (Cake Decorating, Pastry Recipes, Baking Classes)

By Kristin Hoffman, Sally McKenney

$27.96 List Price:  $34.95 Save: $7.00

Learn Pastry Recipes from Professional Cook Baker Bettie

“I wish I had this book when I started baking! It’s not only a collection of amazing recipes, but it answers the ‘why’ to your baking questions.”―Gemma Stafford, chef, author, and host of Bigger Bolder Baking

#1 Bestseller in Professional Cooking, Pastry Baking, Cake Baking, Pies, Desserts, and Cookies

Do you find baking difficult, or are you just not sure how it works? This cookbook is your new go-to baking book full of pastry recipes and more. 

Baking from scratch can be hard. The science of baking is a particular science that requires precise measurements and steps. But with professional cook Kristin Hoffman, aka Baker Bettie, the science behind baking becomes second nature! Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book is like a lifetime’s worth of baking classes. This baking book lays a foundation of basic baking skills and tools for mastering cake, cookie, pie, and pastry recipes that are sure to boost your baking confidence.

Learn top tips from a professional cook. Consider Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book your at-home culinary and baking classes guide. This baking book goes beyond the recipe by teaching the science behind baking, from measurements, techniques, and step-by-step processes, to directions on how to use base recipes to create endless drool-worthy baked goods. This book ensures that you are able to tackle any baking task, such as pastry recipes, making cakes, baking pies, making cookies, and cake decorating with confidence!

In this baking book, learn more about:

  • The science of baking from a professional cook
  • Foundational baking techniques and mixing methods
  • How to bake from scratch 
  • How master formulas are used to bake a ton of delicious and easy recipes!

If you enjoyed books like Beginner’s Baking BibleSmall Batch Baking, or Nadiya Bakes, you’ll love Baker Bettie’s Better Baking Book!

Product Details

PublishedNovember 30, 2021
Hardcover978-1642506587
eBook9781642506594
Extent273 pages

About the Author

Donna Ashworth

Kristin Hoffman

Kristin “Baker Bettie” Hoffman is a trained chef, baking educator, and creator of the popular baking blog BakerBettie.com, with over a million monthly readers. Kristin teaches foundational recipes, baking techniques, and approachable baking science.

She believes that gaining an understanding of the processes and the “whys” in baking helps foster confidence in the kitchen. She teaches as Baker Bettie on her website, YouTube channel, and on her online baking school, The Better Baking School. She also hosts live workshops and corporate events. Kristin resides in Chicago with her husband, two cats, and her extensive vintage Pyrex collection.


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