Sweet Book of Candy Making

Sweet Book of Candy Making

From the Simple to the Spectacular-How to Make Caramels, Fudge, Hard Candy, Fondant, Toffee, and More! (Digital)

By Elizabeth Labau

Quarry Books, Paperback, 9781592538102, 162pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2012

Description

Create your own delicious, gorgeous, and professional-quality candies with The Sweet Book of Candy Making. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned candy maker, you will find mouthwatering recipes and expert tips to inspire you and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Inside, you'll find:

Candy-making essentials: all you need to know about equipment, ingredients, and techniques, including step-by-step lessons on pulling taffy, rolling truffles, filling peanut butter cups, and more

More than 50 recipes for sugar candies, fondant, caramels, toffee, fudge, truffles, chocolates, marshmallows, and fruit and nut candies

Troubleshooting tips for each type of candy

How to perfect the classics you love, from English Toffee to Chocolate Fudge to Peanut Brittle

Try your hand at something new: Pistachio Marzipan Squares, Passion Fruit Marshmallows, Mango-Macadamia Nut Caramels, Lemon Meringue Lollipops, and more

Decorating techniques to show off your tasty results

Get started in your kitchen with The Sweet Book of Candy Making



About the Author
Elizabeth LaBau is a food writer and confectioner based in Los Angeles, California. She applies her years of experience as a professional pastry chef to bringing a modern touch to the world of old-fashioned candy making. Since 2006, she has been the Guide to Candy at About.com, an online division of the New York Times Company. At http: //candy.about.com, she provides fun, creative candy recipes and step-by-step tutorials for the home cook. When she's not playing with sugar in the kitchen, she can be found running the trails around Los Angeles with a piece of candy tucked into her pocket. Visit her online at http: //www.elizabethlabau.com, http: //www.sugarhero.com, and http: //www.runningwithsugars.com.