Sugar Baby: Confections, Candies, Cakes & Other Delicious Recipes for Cooking with Sugar

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Open Road Media, Oct 23, 2012 - Cooking - 252 pages
“Got a sweet tooth? [Sugar Baby] will school you in everything from rock candy to puff pastries. And Bullock-Prado . . . makes it look easy” (Ladies’ Home Journal).

Cookbooks with recipes for baking with sugar (in the oven) continue to top the bestseller lists. And yet, no one has set out to do a cookbook with recipes on cooking with sugar (on the stovetop)—until now. In Sugar Baby, Gesine Bullock-Prado offers totally unintimidating step-by-step advice; the simplest instructions; recipes for candy, confections, and treats that integrate stovetop work into finished desserts; and a hilarious voice. Organized by temperature and chemical stages, here are more than 100 recipes for lollipops, caramel, rock candy, chocolate mousse, macarons, marshmallows, pudding pops, cakes, and much more. Sugar Baby will satisfy even the most demanding sweet tooth.

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Great recipes written with wit!

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I have bought 4 of these for me and other family members. Need I say more The recipes are easy to follow. The writer is very witty so it makes the book enjoyable to read as well. If you love candy making this is a must! Read full review

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User Review  - Mishker - LibraryThing

Just what I needed in my life, a book completely about cooking sugar. I definitely have a sweet tooth and knowing how to make my own candies and pastry creams could prove dangerous. In the very ... Read full review


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Gesine Bullock-Prado is the founder of the Gesine Confectionary product line and author of My Life from Scratch. She lives in Hartford, Vermont, with two dogs, seven chickens, ten Indian Runner ducks, six geese, two goats, and one wonderful husband. She cooks with her animals’ eggs and milk, as well as produce from her garden. She has been featured in People and many other national publications; she has also appeared on the Food Network, the Rachael Ray Show, and the Today Show.

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