The Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest, which began in 1949, presents the very best, most exciting, and uniquely American recipes the country’s home cooks have to offer, from everyday dinners to the special-occasion desserts that are at the heart of this classic all-American event. There is nothing like the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest: It appeals to cooks of all ages and levels of experience, packing high-stakes excitement and pop culture into one fateful ballroom filled with 100 mini-kitchens, where contestants put their creativity, style, and stamina to the test as they compete for the ultimate $1 million prize.
Kicking off the brand-new Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off series, this book brings together 108 winning Bake-Off dessert recipes in a single, attractive--and attractively priced–collection. A surefire winner for anyone who loves the Bake-Off Contest and delectable, prizewinning desserts, it includes seminal successes like the Tunnel of Fudge Cake that became a household name in 1966 and the Cream Cheese Brownie Pie that won the Grand Prize in 2000. Recipes include the contestant’s name, city, Bake-Off Contest year and prize money awarded, and there’s a timeline that traces the fascinating evolution of Bake-Off desserts through the decades. Each recipe includes nutrition information, including Exchanges and Carb Choices, making the book both practical and reader-friendly. Rounding off the package are 39 tempting color photos of the desserts. Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off Desserts will be a hit with anyone who has ever wondered if their own creation could win the million-dollar prize–and, of course, with everyone who loves the sweet taste of success!