“In this age of singles, couples and otherwise smaller households, Small-Batch Baking is an idea that’s in step with the times.”—The Dallas Morning News
No one can resist the allure of home-made chocolate desserts—but when recipes yield a full dozen or more, we often eat more than our serving size. In Small-Batch Baking for Chocolate Lovers, acclaimed food writer Debby Maugans solves the problem by crafting irresistible chocolate recipes perfectly suited for two.
Featuring more than 120 cookie, cake, pie, tart, muffin, and scone recipes, over-the-top and lavishly loaded with chocolate of all kinds, nuts, candy bars, and flavors. Ideal for the single guy or gal, small family, retiree, or bride-to-be.
There’s a dessert in this book for every occasion: a fool-proof birthday chocolate cake recipe, a chocolate orange tart for Valentine’s Day, or when you’re in the mood for a little self-indulgence, a chocolate soufflé sized for one. Your sweetheart (and your waistline) will thank you!
What You Need to Get Started—Equipment, Ingredients and Measuring Techniques, and Storing Ingredients
Many people have remarked to me, since the first Small-Batch Baking book, that baking is a scientific process. Well, in fact, it is but it need not be dauntingly so. True, I did graduate from Virginia Tech with a BS in home economics and had to take several chemistry courses along with the food-related; some of that knowledge from long ago nagged at me while I worked with these
Praise for Small-Batch Baking
“An excellent, crackerjack new book. Bring on the baby cakes.”—Marcel Desaulniers, author of Death by Chocolate
“Small-batch baking…is liberating: with quick mixing, baking, and clean-up times.”—Publishers Weekly
“Here’s the perfect solution to dessert for you and that special someone.”
—Holly Clegg, author of the Trim & Terrific cookbook series
“Busy moms will certainly find the idea of small-batch cookies made from start to finish in minutes very appealing.”—Library Journal