About Bill Yosses

Bill Yosses

Bill Yosses, a pastry chef for more than 30 years, apprenticed in bakeries in France and has worked under chefs Daniel Boulud and Thomas Keller. He's the author of The Perfect Finish and currently serves as the executive pastry chef at the White House in Washington, D.C. When he's not busy catering to the commander-in-chief's sweet tooth, he can be found advocating for the First Lady's national childhood obesity initiative, "Let's Move!," even speaking about the campaign at a TEDx conference.

Apple and White Cheddar Scones Recipe

These sweetly savory scones take the traditional sweet and savory intermingling of apple pie and Cheddar and make it portable and pastry perfect.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10

Red Eye Devil’s Food Cake

This caffeinated incarnation of a classic chocolate cake comprises cocoa-y layers and fudgy ganache that take their jolt from a cup of joe.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 30

Mini-Muffin Financiers

Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 15
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