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Dessert recipes, cake decorating and baking books... we have them all in our extensive range. From beginners' guides to baking to recipes for lavish showstoppers, you're sure to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Baking & Dessert Cookbooks

  • The Ice Cream Sandwiches Book

    Donna Egan

    Product Code: ICSB
    Hardback
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    The Ice Cream Sandwiches Book offers 50 recipes for incredibly cool and tasty treats that are suitable for kids and adults alike.

    Ice cream sandwiches are a scrumptious new hit with food lovers and this pretty book has every easy-to-make recipe you will need to create your own frozen delight.

    From decadent peanut butter dreams and fresh & fruity rose meringues to child-friendly S'more sandwiches, the book contains stunning colour photography of all the treats on offer. Eating ice cream has never been so much fun!
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  • Rainbow Bakes

    Mima Sinclair

    Product Code: RNBW
    Hardback
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    Enjoy a treasure trove of taste with this beautiful baking book all about rainbow cakes.

    Mima Sinclair's vibrant book includes a selection of helpful tips and techniques to help build your confidence and mashmallow funfetti blondies, macaroon towers, rainbow bagels and - of course, a rainbow layer cake - are some of the treats you can make.
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  • National Trust Book of Bread

    Jane Eastoe

    Product Code: CDDAC
    Hardback
    The latest in the bestselling National Trust series which has so far comprised Scones, Puddings, Jams, Crumbles and Afternoon Tea, this handy guide contains all the information and inspiration needed to start making bread. With details of techniques, ingredients and the science of bread making all explained, a range of recipes are also featured with some being breads linked to National Trust properties and served up in National Trust cafes around the UK. Recipes include the basics such as wholemeal, granary, rye, corn and sourdough bread, as well as regional specialities, such as barmbrack, bara brith, English muffins, crumpets, pikelets, Sally Lunns, Bath buns, and Danish pastries too.
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  • The Cadbury Creme Egg Cookbook

    Cadbury

    Product Code: CDBUO
    Hardback
    The Creme de la Creme Egg of Cookbooks! We've been on a cracking culinary quest to bring you 60 of the most ridiculously delicious Cadbury Creme Egg recipes the world has ever seen. So whether you've got a bake sale, a birthday or a brand-new box-set big night in, this book is for you! It's time to ditch those dull desserts and create a Cadbury Creme Eggstravaganza!
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  • Simple Cakes

    Mary Berry

    Product Code: AKJWZ
    Hardback
    Let Simple Cakes dispel the myth that cake-baking is all fuss and fiddle. Now Mary Berry guides you through the art of making the ultimate in comfort food, from cakes, biscuits and pastries, to meringues and more. From Coffee Cake and Devonshire Scones to Lavender Biscuits and, of course, the classic Victoria Sponge, each delicious recipe is accompanied by step-by-step illustrations and simple instructions to ensure impressive results every time. Including sections on ingredients, equipments and methods, as well as suggested party menus, baking has never been so simple.
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  • Mary Berry's Baking Bible

    Mary Berry

    Product Code: AALIY
    Hardback
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    This definitive collection from the undisputed queen of cakes brings together all of Mary Berry's most mouth-watering baking recipes in a beautifully packaged edition. Filled with 250 foolproof recipes, from the classic Victoria Sponge, Very Best Chocolate Cake and Hazelnut Meringue Cake to tempting muffins, scones and bread and butter pudding, this is the most comprehensive baking cookbook you'll ever need. Mary's easy-to-follow instructions and handy tips make it ideal for kitchen novices and more experienced cooks alike, and full-colour photographs and beautiful illustrations will guide you smoothly to baking success. Drawing on her years of experience to create recipes for cakes, breads and desserts, "Mary Berry's Baking Bible" will prove to be a timeless classic.
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  • Nadiya's Family Favourites

    Nadiya Hussain

    Product Code: BQODC
    Hardback
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    Nadiya Hussain has made a welcome return with new BBC series Family Favourites and this tie-in cookbook is bursting with easy and delicious recipes for all tastes.

    From speedy suppers for weeknights to big-tasting meals for get-togethers at the weekend, these dishes are so simple and satisfying to make. There are over 100 to make!

    Among the treats you can try are mocha swirls, bombay potato taco and peanut honeycomb banana cake.
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  • My Kitchen Table: 100 Sweet Treats and Puds

    Mary Berry

    Product Code: ACQKO
    Paperback
    Following the success of Mary Berry's first book in the authoritative "My Kitchen Table" series, "100 Cakes and Bakes", the baking expert returns with a new collection of tempting delights. In this compact cookbook, Mary has selected 100 mini bakes perfect for afternoon tea, such as biscuits, pastries, cupcakes and tea breads, and her favourite puddings, including dessert cakes, tarts, pies, cheesecakes and sponge puddings, to provide plenty of inspiration to satisfy any sweet tooth. Including classic recipes and new ideas - all tried-and-tested and photographed - "100 Sweet Treats and Puds" is the perfect companion to Mary's "100 Cakes and Bakes" and an attractive addition to any cookery collection.
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  • Mary Berry's Ultimate Cake Book

    Mary Berry

    Product Code: AAGKV
    Paperback
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    Over many years, Mary Berry has perfected the art of cake-making and her skills have earned her a reputation as the queen of cakes. Now she has updated her classic home baking bible, the Ultimate Cake Book, and once again shares with you the secrets of her success. With over 200 classic recipes, Mary Berry's Ultimate Cake Book includes recipes for every cake, biscuit and bun you ever wanted to bake and many more. From the traditional Victoria Sandwich Cake, Tarte Tatin or Millionaires' Shortbread to the indulgent Very Best Chocolate Roulade, Swiss Wild Strawberry and Walnut Cake or Sharp Lemon Cheesecake there is sure to be a cake or bake here to suit everyone. Ideal for cake-making novices as well as more experienced cooks, Mary explains the basic methods of baking and gives advice on ingredients and equipment. Mary's easy-to-follow recipes are interspersed with baking tips and solutions for the most common problems, making it possible for everyone to bake their favourite cake, whatever the occasion.
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  • Happy Leons: Leon Happy Baking

    Henry Dimbleby

    Product Code: BYIOI
    Hardback
    With more than 100 sweet and savoury bakes, LEON Happy Baking contains recipes for everyone, from the novice cook to the expert baker. Following the LEON principle that what tastes good can also do you good, many of the recipes are sugar-, dairy-, wheat- or gluten- free - so there's plenty to indulge in even if you have a food allergy, an intolerance or an eye on your waistline. New recipes from the LEON menu are combined with favourites from the classic cookbook, LEON Baking & Puddings, now with fresh photography.
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  • Cakes, Bakes and Biscuits

    National Trust

    Product Code: AVKRJ
    Hardback
    Cakes, Bakes and Biscuits is a treasury of modern and classic recipes from the National Trust that you can create in the comfort of your own home, on a lazy Sunday or with the kids. From classic favourites like Victoria sponge and simple fruit cake to treats for children, perfect preserves and even savoury breads and bites, there are over 100 delicious recipes to make and enjoy. These recipes include a variety of cakes, muffins, flapjacks, fancies, scones, tarts, buns, cookies - and even custard cream biscuits! There's a section on savoury bakes too. This book also includes regional favourites such as Barm Brack from Wales, Bath Buns and Banbury Cakes. There are also recipes with fascinating connections to NT properties too - Secretary Tarts from Polesden Lacey and Kedleston Marmalade Cake. With tips and techniques to ensure you get a perfect result every time, Cakes, Bakes and Biscuits is the perfect accompaniment to a classic British teatime.
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  • Kids' Birthday Cakes

    Karen Sullivan

    Product Code: AKPTW
    Hardback
    50 fabulous kids' cakes, cupcakes and cake pops. Kids' Birthday Cakes Step by Step is a delicious guide that takes the stress out of baking unforgettable birthday cakes to wow your child, whatever their age. Choose your child's cake from a delectable array of over 50 show-stopping cake designs, from animal cakes to sports cakes and toy cakes. Would your kid go crazy for a circus cake with matching circus animal cake pops, or would they prefer a dinosaur egg cake with miniature egg cupcakes? Whether you are making birthday cakes for girls or boys, there's something for everyone. Every cake design has visual step-by-steps making the birthday cake creating process stress-free, plus you'll be provided with themed cupcake decoration ideas and be shown how to make cake pops. You'll also be able to plan ahead with handy tips on how long the cake will take to make, build, bake and decorate so everything will be ready in time for your child's party. With Kids' Birthday Cakes Step by Step you'll be able to add the perfect finishing touches with cake-decorating techniques such as piping, moulding figures and using fondant icing, taking your child's birthday cake from average to awesome in no time.
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  • Baking Sourdough

    Kevan Roberts

    Product Code: CDHGF
    Paperback
    Baking is a truly multi-sensory experience; baking with sourdough takes this experience to the next level. Celebrated for its health benefits, superior texture and unique flavour, sourdough goes back to the roots of traditional bread making and gives you the freedom to craft your own dietary staple to your own specifications.Artisan baker, Kevan Roberts, takes readers on a sensory journey through the formation of sourdough from natural yeast to the craft of producing your own perfect loaf, before extending this knowledge to make croissants, pancakes, pizza and more. Step-by-step photographs, detailed guides and original recipes provide a thorough and inspiring understanding of the sourdough process. It includes the history and development of sourdough; how to build and maintain a healthy sourdough starter; essential equipment, methods, and preferments; techniques in kneading, shaping, scoring and baking; converting commercial yeasted products to sourdough; gluten-free sourdough and finally, a comprehensive troubleshooting guide. Thirty detailed recipes are given from a basic starter to international breads and creative bakes. Baking Sourdough enables all bread-lovers - from professionals looking for a means of bulk producing the same sour hit every time to at-home bakers taking their initial steps into baking with natural yeast - to create their own freshly baked sourdough, again and again.
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  • The Great British Bake Off: The Big Book of Amazing Cakes

    The Bake Off Team

    Product Code: CDAQZ
    Hardback
    THE BRAND-NEW OFFICIAL BAKE OFF BOOK! THE ULTIMATE CAKE-BAKING BIBLE The Big Book of Amazing Cakes brings the magic of The Great British Bake Off to your kitchen with easy-to-follow recipes for every shape, size and delicious flavour of cake you can imagine. Featuring the very best cakes from inside the Bake Off tent, alongside much-loved family favourites, stunning showstoppers and classic bakes, the book is packed with expert advice and helpful tips for decorating. From simple sponges to spectacular celebration cakes, aspiring star bakers will have everything they need to create the perfect bake for any occasion. Includes exclusive recipes by the series 10 bakers, and favourite bakes from contestants across all ten series.
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  • Cookies for Everyone

    Mimi Council

    Product Code: CBQCT
    Hardback
    With its "baking 101" approach, Cookies for Everyone has something for every baker - naturally gluten-free recipes, with the option of making them vegan or nut-free with quick and easy ingredient swaps, even including instructions for baking at any altitude. With a Tips and Tricks section at the beginning of each chapter to walk readers through key steps and techniques, Mimi Council's clear and easy instructions cover everything from basic cookies to sandwich cookies and biscotti. And for anyone who thinks more sophisticated cookies (such as macarons and Florentines) are impossible to make at home, let alone gluten-free or vegan, think again -- Mimi
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  • Keto Bread

    Faith Gorsky

    Product Code: CAVLJ
    Paperback
    Over 100 easy, delicious, keto-friendly bread recipes to kick your carb cravings to the curb. Following a keto diet is easier than ever, knowing that you no longer have to completely give up the foods that you love. With some simple modifications, you can still eat all of your favorite foods while remaining in ketosis. Keto Bread is the must-have cookbook for anyone searching for keto-friendly bread recipes to indulge in their cravings for carbs. Instead of turning to options that might prevent ketosis, this book ensures that your body will continue to burn fats instead of carbs while still enjoying your favorite foods. Learn how to make everything from sweet, pull-apart caramel monkey bread to a savory 3-cheese white pizza or satisfying blueberry pop tarts to a basic, delicious loaf of bread. Keto Bread will help you stay on top of your keto diet but allows you to enjoy a unique spin on the many different and delicious versions of bread out there. These bread substitutes replace ingredients like white flour with other keto-friendly options, such as almond flour, ensuring success in your keto diet endeavors.
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  • One Pot Feeds All

    Darina Allen

    Product Code: BZOJJ
    Hardback
    'Ireland's answer to Delia and Nigella' Sunday Telegraph Stella magazine Cooking using just a single pot is liberating, satisfyingly efficient and relatively inexpensive. There's less juggling of different elements, no complicated techniques, little space required and less washing up to do. What's not to like? You can cook in one pot for one person or one hundred - all you have to do is scale up or down ingredients - perfect for solo cooks, families and anyone wanting to rustle up a feast for friends. Including 100 dishes to be cooked in a pot, tray or pan comprising lighter meals, such as soups, baked eggs and frittatas or hearty dishes like stews, tagines and curries, plus about 10 desserts. Chapters are divided into Eggs, Poultry, Meat, Fish, Vegetables, Rice, Grains & Pasta and Sweet Things with an international mix of dishes, including Mexican Fried Eggs, Thai Chicken & Noodle Soup, Moroccan Lamb Tagine, Spanakopita, Chettinad Tomato Rice and Coffee Crema Catalana. So let 'gourmet grande dame' (Nigel Slater) Darina Allen show you how to make her trademark tasty, tried and trusted recipes - in just one pot.
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  • Incredible Vegan Ice Cream

    Deena Jalal

    Product Code: BXZTR
    Paperback
    Your New Favorite Ice Cream Has Arrived Dig into FoMu Ice Cream's most popular flavors without waiting in line for a cone. Signature scoops like Peanut Butter Mud Pie, Rockier Road, Matcha White Chocolate, and Avocado Lime are easy to whip up at home with a basic ice cream machine and a handful of fresh, wholesome ingredients. Made with a versatile, extra creamy coconut milk base, these vegan, allergy- friendly recipes are totally free of additives and preservatives. Thanks to honest ingredients like seasonal fruit and veggies, real vanilla bean, freshly ground spices, and homemade chocolate sauce, you can enjoy each melty spoonful to the fullest. Even with this super healthy profile, every recipe delivers mind-blowing flavor and an irresistibly smooth, thick texture. From Pumpkin Caramel to Cold Brew, your ice cream machine will be busy all year long. We dare you not to try them all!
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  • Botanical Baking

    Juliet Sear

    Product Code: BUZYC
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    Learn how to perfect the prettiest trend in cake decorating - using edible flowers and herbs to decorate your cakes and bakes - with this impossibly beautiful guide from celebrity baker Juliet Sear. Learn what flowers are edible and great for flavour, how to use, preserve, store and apply them including pressing, drying and crystallising flowers and petals. Then follow Juliet step-by-step as she creates around 20 beautiful botanical cakes that showcase edible flowers and herbs, including more top trends such as a confetti cake, a wreath cake, a gin and tonic cake, floral chocolate bark, a naked cake, a jelly cake, a letter cake and more.
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  • The Cardamom Trail

    Chetna Makan

    Product Code: BUXIT
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    Chetna Makan is known for her unique recipes, which introduce colourful spices, aromatic herbs and other Indian ingredients into traditional Western baked favourites. Whether it's a sponge cake with a cardamom and coffee filling; puff pastry bites filled with fenugreek paneer; a swirly bread rolled with citrusy coriander, mint and green mango chutney; or a steamed strawberry pudding flavoured with cinnamon, Chetna's Indian influences will transform your baking from the familiar to the exotic, from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Discover rare but precious traditional bakes from India, as well as new spice-infused recipes. Delve into the history of Indian herbs and spices and learn how to match foods and flavours.
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  • Icing on the Cake

    Tessa Huff

    Product Code: BUPSA
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    As a follow-up to Layered, Tessa Huff returns with Icing on the Cake to dive deeper into dessert decoration and the presentation of layer cakes and other showstopping treats. Providing the confidence home bakers need to get creative, Icing on the Cake guides readers from cake pan to presentation to dessert plate. Organized by style, each dessert showcases a different decorative element, artistic pastry technique, or presentation idea. With hundreds of beautiful photos, including lots of step-by-steps, Icing on the Cake is a richly illustrated guide for creating delicious, beautiful desserts that will be the grand finale of any gathering.
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  • Doughnuts

    Lara Ferroni

    Product Code: BTCMO
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    There's nothing quite like a fresh doughnut! With instructions written for home cooks, this book makes it easy to create doughnuts in your own kitchen. Be prepared to be tempted by favorite classics like old-fashioned sour cream, maple-bacon bars, or red velvet, and new delights such as pineapple fritters, dulce de leche, and rainbow cake. There are also variations for vegan and gluten-free versions in this expanded edition, now with 30 new recipes. Your family and friends will not be disappointed!
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  • American Girl Cookies

    Weldon Owen

    Product Code: BSMNM
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    From the well-loved American Girl brand comes a favorite topic: baking cookies! With more than 60 recipes for mouthwatering creations, Cookies will be a go-to guide for aspiring young bakers in search of sweet inspiration--whether looking to create delectable treats for after-school snacks, holiday gifts, or weekend get-togethers with friends. Cookies features 60+ recipes for one of America's favorite sweet treats, from classic favorites to fresh, fun, and contemporary creations. Chewy, crunchy, gooey, or crumbly, choose from a delectable collection of drop cookies, sandwich cookies, cut-out cookies, brownies, and bars--like cinnamon-y snickerdoodles; chocolate sweetheart sandwiches; lemon squares studded with coconut; brownies covered in gooey chocolate frosting; rainbow sugar cookies; and cookie cutouts decorated with every kind of sprinkle! In addition to essential baking tips and safety knowhow, discover fun skills like piping and flooding icing, making natural food dyes, and rolling and storing dough like a pro. Whether you want to bake the perfect after-school snack, fun desserts for a party, or a dozen special treats to gift and share, this beautifully photographed collection of recipes will inspire you to bake cookies for any and every occasion. This guide has everything you'll need to become an expert cookie maker in no time. So grab your friends, your rolling pin, and get baking! Sample recipes include: Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies Triple-Chocolate Chunk Cookies Cinnamon-Sugar Snickerdoodles Vanilla and Chocolate Sugar-Cookie Cutouts Black-and-White Cookies Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Triangles Rainbow Cookies Jam Swirls Homemade Oreos Chocolate Sweetheart Sandwiches Vanilla Spritz Sandwiches Crispy Ginger Snaps Stained Glass Cookies Chocolate-Peanut Butter Squares Coconut-Lemon Bars Frosted Chocolate Brownies
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  • Baking All Year Round

    Rosanna Pansino

    Product Code: BSMVL
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    Baking All Year Round is the second cookbook from Rosanna Pansino, the creator and star of YouTube's most popular baking show, Nerdy Nummies. This cookbook is dedicated to foods for all occasions, from Valentine's Day to Christmas and New Year's Eve. It is fully illustrated with recipes for colourful and creative baked goods, including autumn leaf cookies, red velvet Santa brownies, XOXO churros and many more. Get in the festive mood by creating themed desserts for holidays and special occasion, with family and friends. Whether you're headed to a last minute party or have plenty of time to prepare, this book has everything you'll need to make a lasting impression. There are also several recipes that are either gluten-free, dairy free, or vegan, so there's something for everyone to enjoy and celebrate all year round! Other recipes include: Wine gummy bears (Valentine's Day) Mustache Donuts (Father's Day) Peanut butter pinecones (Christmas) Breadstick bones (Halloween)
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Creamy cakes… gooey brownies… chocolatey cheesecakes and warm, fresh bread… sorry, where were we?! Discover for yourself the irresistible range of recipes in these must-have cookbooks, all of them dedicated to the mouth-watering world of baking and desserts.

Delicious indulgence

These brilliant cookbooks make whipping up beautiful bakes and desserts easy and effortless. You’ll be indulging in scrumptious cakes, bakes and treats in no time, and perhaps even sharing them with friends and family - if you’re willing to share! From Great British baking to exciting foreign fare, savour the flavours of perfect puds and flawless bakes with these stunning baking books and dessert cookbooks.

Become a baking buff

Master the art of baking with plenty of advice from famous faces, including the queen of baking herself, Mary Berry, as well as a variety of other cooking connoisseurs. Plus, discover how to expertly embellish a cake with our range of cake decorating books and find plenty of inspiration in our selection of gorgeous cake books.

Accommodate any lifestyle with lip-smacking recipes

Maintaining a vegan, vegetarian or gluten-, dairy- or wheat-free diet needn’t force you to avoid delicious desserts and bakes! Whatever your dietary requirements and preferences, you’re sure to find a baking book or dessert cookbook to suit your needs and delight your taste-buds. Browse our range today for the perfect cookbook for you.

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