Claire Saffitz is a baking goddess. Her first book, DESSERT PERSON, was a paean to the craft of delight. Rarely is a sequel as brilliant, quirky and delicious as WHAT’S FOR DESSERT? Her recipes are never pantry bending or mind twisters, they are clever and witty and delicious. If you need a gift, here it is. Don’t think twice.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A love letter to dessert by the New York Times bestselling author of Dessert Person ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR: Bon Appétit
“Whether you’re into flambés, soufflés, or simple loaf cakes this book offers over 100 different answers to that all-important question: What’s for dessert?”—Claire Saffitz
Claire Saffitz returns with 100 recipes for all dessert people—whether you’re into impressive-yet-easy molten lava cakes, comforting rice pudding, or decadent chestnut brownies. In this all-new collection, Claire shares recipes for icebox cakes, pies, cobblers, custards, cookies and more, all crafted to be as streamlined as possible. (No stand mixer? No problem! You won’t need one.) To keep the recipes straightforward and simple, Claire makes sure each recipe is extra efficient, whether you’re making a Whipped Tres Leches Cake with Hazelnuts or Caramel Peanut Popcorn Bars. Fans will find all the warmth, encouragement, and deliciously foolproof recipes with loads of troubleshooting advice that they’ve come to count on from Claire.
About the Author
Claire Saffitz is the bestselling author of Dessert Person and host of the cookbook companion YouTube series Dessert Person. After graduating from Harvard University, she received a master's degree in culinary history from McGill in Montreal and then studied pastry in Paris at École Grégoire Ferrandi. She lives in New York City with her husband and two cats.