The Sweeter Side of Amy's Bread

by Toy Kim Dupree, Amy Scherber

  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780470170748
  • ISBN-10: 0470170743
  • Pages: 272
  • Publication Date: 02/13/2012
  • Carton Quantity: 10
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  • About the Book
    If you’re a fan of famed Manhattan bakery Amy’s Bread, you will love The Sweeter Side of Amy's Bread, a beautiful cookbook that will show you how to re-create 71 of the bakery’s favorite sweet treats. Bake Amy’s signature scones, muffins, cookies, bars, biscotti, layer cakes, and other treats in the comfort of your own home! With recipes for tasty breakfast fare like Cherry Cream Scones and Pecan Sticky Buns to delectable sweets like Double Chocolate Chip Cookies and Amy's famous "Pink Cake," this book has illustrated color photos to help you along.

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    In this terrific companion to 1996’s Amy’s Bread, bakery owner Scherber and longtime co-worker Dupree focus on the cakes, cookies, scones and bars that have gained their three New York locations rabidly loyal customers (some profiled here, along with notable employees). Sherber and Dupree give bakers plenty of tasty ideas, emphasizing comfort food classics like Pecan Sticky Buns (presented in two versions); Devil’s Food , Red Velvet and German Chocolate Cakes; Oatmeal Raisin Cookies; and a luscious, biscuit-like Strawberry Shortcake. Though some recipes can be involved, all are accompanied by thorough and encouraging directions, as well as foolproof tips on everything from dealing with temperamental ovens to the importance of cold butter in certain recipes. Success and failure are largely a matter of practicing and incorporating the techniques scattered throughout, and the authors make patient, skilled instructors. Further, every recipe provides measurements in grams, volume and ounces, helping ensure consistent results. Bakers will be hard-pressed to find a better compilation of fail-proof standards―practical bakers might want to buy two copies, as the first is sure to become dog-eared and butter-stained in short order. (Oct.)RED STAR REVIEW (Publishers Weekly, October 20, 2008)

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