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  • GBOC
    Linda Collister
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    Now fully established as the TV event of the summer (just what would we do without Mel and Sue's double-entendres?), this book from the Great British Bake Off team will ensure you have a show-stopping baked treat for every special occasion.

    With recipes that would even impress Bake Off judges Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry, the baking book has chapters divided into Cakes, Biscuits, Breads, Pies and Desserts and takes you right from January through to Christmas. Among our favourite recipes are the Raised Game Pie, Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti and the Whisky, Fruit and Nut Cake.

    Whether you have a family party, are attending a local festival or just want to mark the change of a season, there's sure to be something spectacular. With recipes from GBBO contestants, Signature Bakes and Technical Challenges also included, this book is so good you'll want to eat it (or the treats included, at least!)...
  • BBIY
    Richard Burr
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    2014's Bake Off finalist, the builder Richard Burr, gives you all the tools you need to become a BIY (Bake It Yourself) master in this brilliant baking book.

    Full of the tricks of the trade and 80 recipes, he showcases his unique approach to the craft of creating cakes and bakes. The book is crammed full of ideas and technical tips that will hold anyone in good stead when it comes to making bread, pastry, cakes, pies and more.

    He even reveals what everyone should have in their basic baking 'toolkit'!
  • INDC
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    From the baking experts at the Australian Women's Weekly, Indulgent Cakes does exactly what it says on the (cake) tin... It's bursting full of decadent and gorgeous sweet treats!

    Covering both classic and contemporary bakes, among the amazing-tasting pairings on offer are caramel and nuts, ginger and spice and perfumed berries and cream while the finished treats include Flourless Chocolate Beetroot Cake, Pistachio and Lemon Curd Cake and Orange Semolina Cake with Rose Syrup.

    A huge collection of cakes for every occasion, this baking book will help you make show-stopping treats all year round.
  • PKMG
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    Looking for some fun baking inspiration? Our two-book set will make your day as it helps you whip up delicious mug cakes and tasty peek-a-boo cakes in next to no time at all!

    Mug Cakes is a baking book featuring 35 sweet recipes that can be made in minutes in microwaves. Whether you're looking for a quick sugar fix, don't have the time to spend looking over an oven or just want to make something fun for the kids, you'll find it in here! The book also has ideas for puddings and recipes for those with special dietary requirements, too.

    Although they're a bit trickier to make and take a little while longer, the cakes featured in Peek-a-boo Cakes will delight anyone who has a sweet tooth - whatever their age! Delicious treats that can be cut open to reveal a burst of colour or distinctive shape, among the projects included are a treasure trove for a pirate-themed birthday party and a Christmas snow cake. The flavours - including pistachio and carrot and coconut battenberg - are equally tempting.

    Two brilliant books for any home baker!
  • TCAK
    Lisa Faulkner
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    'Possibly the best Celebrity MasterChef winner ever' and a Sunday Times number one bestseller, Lisa Faulkner presents a delectable selection of decadent, dunk-worthy delights in her brand new recipe book, Tea & Cake with Lisa Faulkner.

    From biscuit and cakes to tarts and pies, Lisa shares her tried-and-tested methods for creating the perfect partner for a host of best-loved teas. From the perfect dunking biscuit to a G & Tea cocktail, here you have everything you need to enjoy a good cuppa - including a whole chapter devoted to all things chocolate.

    Whether you're brokenhearted, had a crisis day at work or just need a little pick-me-up, a delicious cup of tea with the perfect accompaniment is just what the doctor ordered. Simply wonderful!
  • HBLS
    Tarek Malouf
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    Piped full of 100 new recipes from the Britain's best-loved Hummingbird Bakery, Life Is Sweet by Tarek Malouf is a brilliant new collection of recipes that will bring the taste of American-style baking to your kitchen at home.

    With everything from classics you know and love to home-made treats with a twist, the step-by-step instructions and mouth-watering (really!) photographs make the book a worthy and necessary addition to every home kitchen and is sure to satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

    From show-stopping layer cakes to indulgent puddings, ice creams, pancakes and more, the Life Is Sweet recipe book has a tasty bake for every occasion.
  • CK2531
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    Mary Berry Cooks finds the queen of baking sharing some of her favourite recipes for every kind of meal - from tasty cakes to succulent Sunday roasts and sensational suppers!

    Showing how easy and enjoyable it it so cook for family and friends, the cookbook contains all the recipes from the TV show of the same name and will show you just how you crack making a crusted rack of lamb.

    There are also tips for preparing ahead, freezing and making the most of your ingredients.
  • The Big Baking Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781409369301
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    Pizzas and flatbreads, celebration cakes, Sunday treats and much, much more...

    With the Big Baking Collection from the experts at DK, it doesn't matter if you're super at making things that are sweet or if you make your friends suffer your savoury, this book has something suitable for every occasion, whatever your level of expertise.

    Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and key techniques to perfect your complete range of culinary skills, this collection of 10 books has a recipe to tempt every discerning chef, baker or dinner party host.
  • BRIL
    James Morton
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    With his lovable and eccentric personality, James Morton was surely the people's favourite to win the Great British Bake Off in 2012. Having made it to the final, he didn't quite clinch the title but gained himself a loyal following and in Brilliant Bread he provides a collection of easy-to-prepare recipes.

    Showcasing his passion for bread making, the book shows how you can make your own bread with supermarket flour and instant yeast. With step-by-step photographs throughout, the recipes range from basic loaves through to flatbreads, sourdoughs, sweet doughs, pretzels, doughnuts and much more!
  • MUGC
    Lene Knudsen
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    Have you ever been in desperate need of a cake fix but just never have the time to bake? Let us introduce you to Mug Cakes - cakes that can be made in a mug in your microwave in a matter of minutes!

    Quick and easy to make, this delightful little book from Lene Knudsen contains 30 recipes that can be made by mixing a simple batter in a mug with a fork using readily available ingredients! Ideal to treat yourself or for a cosy night in with a loved one, the cakes are seriously scrumptious.

    Among the tempting mug cake recipes you'll find within the pages are for a Lemon Mug Cake, a Chocolate Fondant Mug Cake and even a Mug Cookie with M&M's!
  • COCO
    Claire Burnet
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    From a Dorset-based artisan chocolate company, whose award-winning chocolates use only the finest ethically-sourced ingredients, Chococo Chocolate Cookbook by Claire Burnet is a choco-addicts dream! Exciting and modern in their approach, the chocolatiers at the Purbeck confectioners create little masterpieces and this gorgeously presented hardback contains all the detailed information and beautiful photography that you need to recreate their distinct recipes and flavours in your own kitchen.

  • 500 Cookies & 20 Minute pb's pair - Collection - 9990000012039
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    500 Cookies, Biscuits and Bakes provides an irresistible collection of delicious sweet treats, including step-by-step recipes for scones, muffins, cupcakes and flapjacks. There are even recipes for savoury crackers too! With over 500 fantastic photographs included to complement the recipes, this is a brilliant baking book for everyone. Meanwhile, 500 20-Minute Recipes offers fabulous and fast dishes for every meal and occasion, including ideas for breakfasts, main courses and desserts. All the recipes are easy to prepare and can be cooked in 20 minutes or less.
  • MBCP
    Mary Berry
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    The Bake Off is back and so is Mary Berry with her new brand new cookbook, packed with over 100 exciting recipes for the whole family. And in it she shows that she is so much more than a baking goddess!

    Containing the Great British Bake Off judge's Keys to Perfection, and identifying key elements and Top Tips for each dish to guarantee perfect results, Mary reveals her best kept secrets for crispy crackling, succulent salmon, crunchy crumble and much, much more... all with close-up, step-by-step photographs so you can't go wrong!

    From quick suppers you can whip up in no time to impressive dinners that are just perfect for when you are entertaining, with the help of Mary Berry's new recipe book, Mary Berry Cooks the Perfect, it is just like having Mary in your kitchen with you!
  • DCAK
    Delia Smith
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    Sponge Cakes and Loaf Cakes, Family Cakes and Little Cakes, this timeless book of Delia Smith's very best cake recipes is a must-have for every kitchen bookshelf. Bursting with traditional and experimental baking ideas from classic Strawberries & Cream sponges and Madeira Cake to the adventurous Coffee & Cardamom Cake with Pistachio and Iced Honey & Spice Cake, this beautifully presented baking book is full of treats for every sweet tooth. As well as delectable cakes, Delia also offers her touch of magic to Muffins, Scones and Biscuits as well as dedicating special sections to those all-important Chocolate, Celebration and Dessert Cakes for memorable occasions. Trusted and totally tantilising, as well as featuring special alternatives for gluten-free recipes, Delia's Cakes is the only book of cakes you'll ever need!
  • FCBB
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    This baking book will keep you happily in sweet treats for a long time to come - among the delicious recipes are those for cookies, biscuits and bakes.

    An irresistible collection for any would-be baker!
  • CK2514
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    Choosing the best recipes from around the country, this Teatime Baking Book from the National Trust is a must-have for everyone who loves a good baked treat.

    A beautiful book, it features a host of recipes for well-known favourites like scones, Chelsea buns and cherry bakewells alongside regional delights including gyspy creams and Bateman's soda bread.

    If you want good old-fashioned breads, cakes, biscuits, tarts and muffins that will tingle your taste buds, you'll find them in here!
  • LOVB
    Sam Blears
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    Sparkling and full of surprises, Sam Blears' cupcakes, love pops, love shots, cuptails and whoopie pies have become favourites across the country... And now you can make your very own in the comfort of your own home!

    Love Bakery is the ultimate baking bible for anyone who has a sweet tooth. With ideas that encourage any baker to let their imagination run wild, the book is full of glittering decorations and ideas based on the author's moodboards and her just-in-case cupboard.

    There are also ideas for co-ordinating party themes featured throughout!
  • BBOB
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    With this beautiful, fully photographed cookbook of 120 original recipes, Great British Bake Off fans will have all of the information they will need to whip up a quick batch of easy biscuits at the very last minute or spend their time making a breathtaking show-stopper.

    Using straightforward, easy-to-follow techniques, the Bake Off cookbook is filled with irresistible recipes for biscuits, tray bakes, bread, large and small cakes, sweet pastry and patisserie, savoury pastry, puddings and desserts.

    A book for every baker, from novices to those who could Mary a run for her money, each chapter transports you on set and showcases the best recipes including Mary and Paul's Signature Bakes, Technical Challenges plus the best bakers' recipes from the show.
  • PPCU
    Peggy Porschen
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    This bespoke Book People edition of Peggy Porschen's contemporary baking book comes in a slightly larger format and with a deluxe padded cover. Hailed by Rachel Allen as 'the most exquisite cake maker', Peggy Porschen provides a selection of 25 original and stylish cupcake recipes in this delicious little baking book. With seasonal variations alongside timeless classics like Sticky Toffee and Vanilla Chiffon, among those cupcakes you can try your hand at are Chocolate Heaven and Black Forest, Eton Mess and Pink Marshmallow and Mulled Wine. As well as these fabulous flavours, Peggy also shows you how to create truly wondrous toppings including cream cheese icing, marshmallow fondant and dark chocolate ganache.
  • BKBC
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    The Australian Women's Weekly is famous for its colourful, easy-to-create, imaginative and crazy kids' birthday cakes with generations having fond memories of eagerly selecting their chosen favourite before each year's birthday celebration. Here for the first time is a bumper selection of the most fantastic cakes from over the years as well as 20 brand new recipes which are sure to become instant classics. Showcasing the best-ever Fantasy, Adventure, Animals, Playtime and Numbers cakes, there's a huge choice for girls and boys, young and older, and your birthday creations are sure to become legendary.
  • CHOC
    Stephan Lagorce
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    This amazing book looks good enough to eat and inside, the pages of Stephan Lagorce's Chocolat are just as enticing. Full of deliciously indulgent and mouth-watering ideas, this beautifully designed book tells you everything you need to know about chocolate, offers delicious recipes, essential tips and know-how and suggests classic and contemporary accompaniments to enhance your chocolate experience.

  • AKEB
    Tina Bester
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    Packed with easy-to-follow recipes straight from the superb 'Queen of Tarts' bakery in Cape Town, South Africa, Bake contains Tina Bester's most successful and delectable sweet and savoury recipes. Divided into six sections, this beautifully presented hardback features some mouth-watering photography and with simple, tried-and-tested instructions, you can be confident of replicating these delicious looking pies, tarts, cakes, meringues and much more in your own kitchen.

  • TUGS
    Nicholas Lodge
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    From The International School of Sugarcraft, The Ultimate Guide to Sugarcraft is a lavishly illustrated, comprehensive guide to sugarcraft that has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide. The large hardback is divided into two sections comprising of 20 lessons each that will show you how to make perfect cakes, icings and frostings, as well as master ribbonwork, frills, collars, lettering, modelling and piped decorations. The book is written by six internationally acclaimed authors, each chosen for their expertise in a specific field of sugarcraft.

  • EOFB
    Linda Collister
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    Fans of the hit BBC show The Great British Bake Off will love this collection of recipes for making simple, reliable bakes for every day of the week.

    Perfect for those bakers who want to whip up a quick cake for an office party, a delicious yet sizeable tray bake for a kid's party, or a hearty pudding to follow a simple supper, the book's straightforward and easy-to-follow tips and techniques mean that you can create baked treats from bread to biscuits and pies to tarts in almost no time at all.

    For those looking for an extra challenge, each chapter also shows Mary and Paul's Signature Bakes, top recipes from the Technical Challenges and incredible Showstoppers, so you can push yourself just as far as you want when it comes to baking up a storm!