While I love making desserts, one of my biggest issues is that too often, most of them go to waste in our household. It isn’t that no one likes them; it is that there is only so much two people can (or should) eat. It feels like many times that I make something about quarter to half of what I make goes to waste, leaving me making desserts rarely. Since many of my recipes haven’t converted well to small batches, that leaves me making desserts rarely or only when we have company. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way for couples to have their favorite desserts without the hassle? Recently, I learned about the perfect cookbook for couples like us – 175 Best Small-Batch Baking Recipes from Jill Snider. When I heard about this cookbook, I knew we had to try it! Luckily, I got a chance to review a complimentary copy of this cookbook, which I couldn’t wait to tell all of you about!
175 Best Small-Batch Baking Recipes: What is It?
Are you looking for a way to easily make desserts for one or two? If so, we think you will love 175 Best Small-Batch Baking Recipes from Jill Snider. This easy to follow cookbook has recipes for just about any dessert you can imagine in an easy to follow format. Along with have great instructions, it also have a variety of gorgeous pictures of many of the recipes, allowing you to see some of the awesome creations you can make from this cookbook. Here is what the publisher has to say:
Delicious and decadent small-yield baking recipes.
This fantastic collection of small-batch baking recipes offers sweet satisfaction and simple preparation. They’re perfect for a variety of occasions whether it’s baking some after-school treats for the kids, a treat to be enjoyed in a household of two, or it’s one of those days where you just feel like a sweet indulgence that can be enjoyed after a challenging day.
There’s nothing like brownies, bars, squares, cookies, muffins, cakes and pies fresh from the oven — they’re the ultimate comfort food and welcome any time of the year. Whether you’re a novice or longtime baker, these fully tested mouth-watering recipes will help you appreciated how easy and satisfying baking can be, even in small quantities.
Discover many familiar recipes as well as new ones that are sure to create warm memories for you, your family and friends.
- There are nearly 50 cookie recipes to choose from and they include favorites like Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies and Whipped Shortbread Cookies as well as new classics like Fabulous Florentines and Cranberry Almond Biscotti
- Bars and squares like Cappuccino Brownies, Cranberry Orange Apricot Bars and Crunchy Caramel Almond Squares are the perfect lunch bag or afternoon coffee goody
- Quick breads, loaves, shortcakes and coffee cakes like Fruit Scones, Blueberry Brunch Cake and Strawberry Shortcake, Banana Layer Cake, No Bake Raspberry Cheesecake and Lemon Yogurt Cupcakes are just some of the recipes featured in the mini cakes, cupcakes and cheesecakes section
- Savor fresh and fruity pie recipes from Dutch Apple Pie and Lemon Custard Tart to Peach Pie.
Whatever your taste or occasion, you’re sure to find a recipe that will inspire you to bake for you or two.
175 Best Small-Batch Baking Recipes: Our Thoughts
So far, I have to say that I love this cookbook. What makes this cookbook so unique in my eyes is that the instructions and ingredients are things that are easily doable for just about any couple. Not only can you create these recipes quickly, but at a size that is perfect for two adults who want to enjoy something without the kids or who don’t want to waste food. As well, seeing the gorgeous pictures is also a major plus, especially if you are trying something new. Overall, I consider this cookbook perfect for new couples or those just getting into baking by giving them smaller, approachable, truly yummy recipes!
175 Best Small-Batch Baking Recipes: Where to Purchase?
Want to purchase this cookbook for yourself or someone in your family? You can buy 175 Best Small-Batch Baking Recipes on Amazon.com for only $24.94.
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