Recipes from The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking by Flo Braker

For those in the know, The Simple Art of Perfect Baking is a must-have cookbook, a kitchen classic. It’s a book that gets turned to again and again – this handsome edition with all-new color photographs is ready to advise the next generation of bakers. Flo Braker’s meticulously tested recipes give home cooks the confidence they need to create light-as-air cakes, fluffy frostings, creamy fillings, and flaky pie crusts. In addition to her step-by-step instructions, the author shares culinary know-how such as the most reliable doneness test and decorating tips.

Three slices of apricot pound cake with a thin filling of apricot jam on a flowered plate

Apricot Pound Cake

This luscious, buttery-flavored pound cake is scented with vanilla, almond, lemon, and orange. An apricot filling puts it over the top.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
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Three mini tart pans lined with classic sweet pastry dough, pricked with a fork

Classic Sweet Pastry

This classic sweet pastry is made richer and sweeter than ordinary piecrust with the addition of egg and sugar.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
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