Baking cookbook recommendations that would be a good gift for a 12 year old who loves to bake?

  • Posted by: allie
  • February 25, 2013
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WileyP February 25, 2013
(D%&n keyboard doesn't know how to speel!) The word if "fairly." (PS: it would be great to be able to edit our posts)
 
WileyP February 25, 2013
For someone who is gairly new to baking but shows great interest, try Williams Sanoma's "Kids Baking." http://www.amazon.com/Williams-Sonoma-Baking-Abigail-Dodge/dp/0848727800 .
 
minibakersupreme February 25, 2013
I completely agree with the Dorie Greenspan recommendation. I would also add the America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book. It has clear methods and instructions, equipment recommendations, and tips for improving and perfecting your technique. It covers all realms of baking and every recipe I've ever tried from that book has come out perfectly thanks to their detailed instructions.
 
pierino February 25, 2013
Peter Reihart's "The Breakbaker's Apprentice" covers the basics in clear language.
 
HalfPint February 25, 2013
I don't think you can go wrong with Dorie Greenspan's Baking or David Lebovitz's Ready for Dessert.
 
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