5 Must-Read Cookbooks for Home Bakers

Read your way to being a master home baker.


Whether you’re looking to make a humungous cake to share with friends, or indulge in a saucy homemade chocolate pudding for one, there is no greater joy than baking tasty treats in the comfort of your own home. We guide you to some of what we believe to be the best cookbooks for home bakers out there. Feel free to grab a copy and bake to your heart’s content.




1. Sugar Rush by Johnny Iuzzini (P1599 at Fully Booked)

Former Top Chef: Just Desserts head judge and James Beard award winning-pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini offers readers easy and creative ways to achieve restaurant-level pastry perfection at home.



2. Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan (P1680 at Fully Booked)

Dorie Greenspan is arguably the godmother of contemporary French-style home baking, and her book is a loving homage to the warm, delicious bakery treats that bring friends and families together.



3. Huckleberry by Zoe Nathan (P1599 in Fully Booked)

It’s all about sharing a good bake in Zoe Nathan’s Huckleberry. Inspired by the collective, family-style energy of Zoe’s Huckleberry bakery in Los Angeles, this book is chockfull of easy, no-fuss baking and brunch recipes made to bring smiles to your loved ones’ faces.

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4. Flour by Joanne Chang-Myers (P1575 in Fully Booked)

Joanne Chang-Myers went from fancy five-star pastry chef to down-home head baker in order to return to things she loves most about baking: simple, delicious flavors made for sharing. In Flour, Joanne takes her favorite childhood bakes and tweaks them ever so slightly for the modern home baker.



5. Momofuku Milk Bar by Christina Tosi (P1470 in Fully Booked)

Superstar pastry chef and notorious sweet tooth Christina Tosi dedicated this entire book to the playful, unusual and delightfully sweet treats of her now-famous New York City cake and cookie shop.


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