Top 10 Best Baking Books

Baking is a piece of cake with these helpful books. Even the kitchen-phobic will not be able to resist dusting off their aprons and giving some of these tasty treats a try. From traditional favourites to brand new bakes, enjoy the top 10 best baking books for polishing your culinary skills!

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1. Mary Berry Baking Bible

  • £20.80

Mary Berry

With over 60 years of baking experience, Bake Off legend Mary Berry brings us an assortment of over 250 fool-proof recipes. This timeless classic belongs on everyone's bookshelves; from novice baker to master chef, we all need a bit of Berry wisdom to guide us through the kitchen. Illustrations, full-colour photographs and handy tips accompany this definitive collection, making it an iconic staple of the baking world.


 

2. Mug Crumbles

Christelle Huet-Gomez

A crumble can fix a surprising amount of problems in life. But who has time to wait patiently by the oven door? In this mouth-watering book, enjoy 30 recipes to be made in less than 5 minutes in the microwave! The ultimate comfort food is only a few tablespoons away with these easy-to-follow recipes. Suitable for even the most apprehensive bakers, 'mug crumbles' are the ultimate comfort food!

 

3. Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar

  • £10.89

Isa Chandra Moskowitz

In this quirky guide to vegan cooking, enjoy 100 delicious recipes, all suitable for vegans. Recipes use almond milk, canola oil and other vegan products to make irresistible cookies and bars. Join Isa and Terry on this fabulous journey in pursuit of cookie jar domination! From the all-time alliterative favourite 'Classy Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies' to the innovative 'Green Tea Walnut Biscotti', there's something for everyone!

 

4. Baking Made Easy

  • £19.89

Lorraine Pascale

Lorraine brings unprecedented glamour to the world of baking, and this book is an enchanting collection of some of her best bakes! With 100 simple bakes to tempt you into the kitchen, 'Baking Made Easy' has a recipe for every occasion. Effortlessly twisting together old and new in this mouth-watering hardback, Lorraine is revolutionising cookery, one bake at a time!

 

5. Bake Yourself Happy

  • £7.59

Emma Hart

Sometimes we all need a spoonful of sugar to lift our spirits; 'Bake Yourself Happy' is the perfect pick-me-up! Find recipes for 'Cheering Food' in this truly scrumptious collection. Not only will your stomach thank you for these tasty treats, your mind will be better for it! Perfect for a rainy day, this book captures the healing properties of baking (and of course, eating!).




 

6. Have Your Cake and Eat It

Have Your Cake and Eat It - Hardback - 9781911127277 - Mich Turner
  • £4.99

Mich Turner

Mich Turner's book is jam-packed full of nutritious yet delicious recipes! A healthy lifestyle does not have to mean saying goodbye to your favourite bakes. Featuring alternatives for gluten, fats, sugars, and dairy, 'Have Your Cake and Eat It' is the perfect combination of healthy and tasty! From Mich Turner, celebrity baker and owner of the Little Venice Cake Company, this book is a brilliant addition to any kitchen.

 

7. Scandilicious Baking

  • £22.89

Signe Johansen

Embrace the Nordic lifestyle with this selection of recipes from Scandinavia. From moreish muesli bread to pumpkin cheese, this book incorporates modern twists into traditional Scandinavian recipes. Fall in love with the 'hygge' lifestyle with this timeless collection. Enjoy a selection of cosy treats for chilly winter nights, as well as some fresh summer favourites.



 

8. Cheesecake

  • £2.99

Hannah Miles

The humble cheesecake has evolved hugely since its invention in Ancient Greece. Experiment with brand new flavour combinations, such as salted honey, or adopt an international favourite such as Japanese Cherry Blossom. Perfect for dinner parties or lazy afternoons, 'Cheesecake' has a recipe for every occasion. With enough cheesecake to fill your wildest dreams, this book is not to be missed!

 

9. Tea Fit for a Queen

  • £3.99

Historic Royal Palaces

Discover the regal history behind your cuppa with this charming recipe book. Transform your teatime with over 40 recipes inspired by the Historic Royal Palaces. Royal family baking secrets are revealed, including the Queen's favourite snack, and the cake eaten at the royal wedding! Accompanied by gorgeous photos of famous palaces, and an introduction by the renowned historian Lucy Worsley, this book is fit for a Queen!




 

10. The Cardamom Trail

Chetna Makan

Push your baking boundaries with these exotic yet familiar recipes. Explore the tastes of India through vibrant flavours such as cardamom coffee cake or mint and green mango chutney. Create truly magical bakes and discover new flavours and methods with this enchanting book. Featuring colourful spices and aromatic herbs, these recipes are guaranteed to get your stomach grumbling!