Baking on Her Own: A Skill-Building Cookbook for Girls (Paperback)

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Girl-powered baking—a challenging girls cookbook for ambitious bakers ages 8 to 12

Help young pastry pioneers take their baking skills to the next level. With this girls cookbook as a guide, they'll explore more than 30 different sweet treats to make from scratch—with only a little help from an adult.

Some of them are easy, and some take a little more practice, but all of them are fun, delicious, and designed for curious kids to try. From cakes and cookies to custard and cream, every recipe will teach budding bakers new skills while they whip up delightful confections to share with friends and family.

This girls cookbook lets aspiring young chefs:
  • Start with the basics—Kids will learn tricks like how to crack an egg, whip cream into fluffy peaks, test if baked goods are done, and helpful baking lingo.
  • Test their skills—Every chapter ends with an extra-challenging recipe so kids can put what they've learned to the test.
  • Go beyond baking—Practicing the art and science of baking with this girls cookbook helps kids gain the knowledge, confidence, and creativity to take on other projects that inspire them.

Give kids 8-12 the guidance they need to work independently in the kitchen with this exciting girls cookbook.

About the Author

SARAH AMORESE is a pastry chef, chocolatier, artist, mother of two, and the creator of Piece, Love & Chocolate boutique and bakery in Boulder, Colorado. In the spirit of lifelong learning and love of chocolate, she also created Piece, Love & Chocolate University, an online community of classes to help any home chef learn new skills.

Praise For…

“Sarah Amorese is a master baker with ‘puckerlicious’ recipes for the young baker to create the perfect batter for family, fun, and food adventures—instilling a lifelong joy of cooking.” —Barb Eggleston, RD, Public Health Dietitian

“In Baking on Her Own, Sarah Amorese has created a fun and yummy vehicle for learning the how and why of baking. Her energetic voice comes through as a friendly guide as she dives just deep enough into the scientific properties of common ingredients for young bakers to gain useful insights that can be applied to each recipe. They'll enjoy learning about the role that salt plays in sweet food, or how leaveners work, and why chocolate chips melt differently from a bar of chocolate! And then, they can take that knowledge and apply it to their own creations for years to come.” —Mary Fisher, MEd, Teacher and parent of three

Baking on Her Own is an inspirational and beautiful journey for the curious young culinary artist who desires to begin their adventure with flour, sugar, eggs, and we cannot forget chocolate. The adventure begins with lighthearted baking and skill concepts with joyful illustrations that the heartful baker will cherish forever. And I cannot forget to mention the yummylicous recipes that are so delectable!” —Shannon Hayashi, CCE, Ed.D

Product Details
ISBN: 9781647397814
ISBN-10: 1647397812
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: September 29th, 2020
Pages: 172
Language: English