By Flo Braker
The best things come in small packages and no one knows this better than acclaimed baking expert and award-winning author Flo Braker. Now, Chronicle Books is pleased to publish a completely revised and expanded edition of her beloved and best selling Sweet Miniatures. Winner of the IACP Single-Subject Cookbook Award, Sweet Miniatures now offers rich, all-new color photography, an appealing design, and step-by-step instructions for making all kinds of delectable desserts scaled down to an irresistible one-bite size.
Miniature chewy Panforte di Siena, crispy Florentine Squares, and tangy Shreveshire Tarts will whisk family and friends away on an exciting mouthwatering journey. Little sweet somethings — Candied Almond Clusters, Golden Caramels, and Toffee Butter Crunch—make thoughtful gifts during the holidays. Welcome the coming of Spring with a tempting bouquet of gorgeous Lemon Sunflowers, exquisite Chocolate Tulips, and a delicate sprig of White Blossom Circles. From cheerful Chocolate Hedgehogs to a set of Midas Cups for adding that golden touch to a festive soirée, Sweet Miniatures has all the right ingredients for creating the perfect bite-size morsel to suit any occasion.
Jam-packed with more than 125 delicious treats and luscious full-color photos, this award-winning cookbook explains, step-by-step, the methods, tricks, and techniques for ensuring a perfect batch of little pastries, cookies, cakes, or candies every time.
Learn to bake these delectable diminutives and become the hit of the party and the star of your household time and time again.
Flo Braker is widely acknowledged as a preeminent baking expert, as well as being a popular TV presence and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. The author of The Simple Art of Perfect Baking, she has been featured in such magazines as Bon Appetit, Chocolatier, Family Circle, and Better Homes and Gardens. She lives in Palo Alto, California.
The Art of Making Bite-Size Desserts
By Flo Braker
Chronicle Books, 2000
384 pages with over 60 color photos
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