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  • Dessert Person
  • Dessert Person
  • Dessert Person

Dessert Person

In her first cookbook, Claire Saffitz — "a baking hero for a new generation" — offers her signature spin on sweet and savory recipes like Babkallah (a babka-Challah mashup), Apple and Concord Grape Crumble Pie, Strawberry-Cornmeal Layer Cake, Crispy Mushroom Galette, and Malted Forever Brownies.

“There are no ‘just cooks’ out there, only bakers who haven’t yet been converted. I am a dessert person, and we are all dessert people,” Saffitz says. She outlines the problems and solutions for each recipe — like what to do if your pie dough for Sour Cherry Pie cracks (patch it with dough or a quiche flour paste!) — as well as practical do’s and don’ts, skill level, prep and bake time, step-by-step photography, and foundational know-how.

With her trademark warmth and superpower ability to explain anything baking related, Claire is ready to make everyone a dessert person. 

• Hardcover, 368 pages

• 8 x 11 inches

• Published Oct 20, 2020