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Coffee Cakes

Simple, Sweet, and Savory

Lou Seibert Pappas, Maren Caruso (By (photographer)), Maren Caruso (Photographs by)


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Trust the author of Biscotti (over 200,000 sold) to deliver the secrets of great kuchen in the kitchen! Traditional coffee cakes, delicious new flavors, quick recipes, and more elaborate yeast breadsthey're all here, and they're all perfect for breakfast, brunch, picnics, and desserts. From sweet morning surprises such as Strawberry Coffee Cakes or Sticky Caramel Pinwheels to savories such as Ruby Grape Focaccia or Gruyre Cheese Brioche Braid and treats such as Dark Chocolate-Almond Cake, here are more than 50 simply-can't-go-wrong pleasers. Tips for baking techniques including preferred ingredients, how to manage dough, and how to store and serve coffee cakes are included in this gorgeously photographed collection. Bringing comfort to the table is made easyall it takes is Coffee Cakes!

Chronicle Books, 9780811855075, 132pp.

Publication Date: August 24, 2006

About the Author

Lou Seibert Pappas is the author of numerous cookbooks including Fondue; Ice Creams & Sorbets; Crème Brûlée; Pancakes & Waffles; Biscotti; The Christmas Candy Book; The Christmas Cookie Book; Crêpes; and Omelettes, Soufflés & Frittatas. She lives in Palo Alto, California.

Maren Caruso's food photography has been featured in more than 20 cookbooks as well as in magazines such as San Francisco, Sunset, Saveur, Better Homes and Gardens, and Wine Country Living. She lives in San Francisco.