The food experts at Southern Living put a lot of love into this value-packed, softcover version of their first-ever cookbook of the South’s favorite desserts. A must-have for any kitchen, Classic Southern Desserts is as much a look-book as it is a cookbook, with gorgeous, full-color photos accompanying every mouthwatering dish. Over 200 of the Southern Living Test Kitchens’ highest-rated recipes for luscious cakes, pies, cupcakes, cookies, and much more, as submitted by generations of home cooks, were handpicked for this book--the kinds of old-fashioned recipes that everyone remembers from childhood, updated to fit today’s trends and ingredients.
From a chapter on Luscious Layers & Other Cakes all the way through Ice Cream & Frozen Desserts, there’s something for every sweet tooth. Special banners throughout, such as “Sweets to Share,” “Kids Love It,” “Bake & Freeze,” and more, offer unique recipe ideas. Updated classics like Four-Layer Coconut Cake, Million-Dollar Pound Cake, and Fresh Georgia Peach Pie, are just a taste of what will keep readers coming back for more. Plus, helpful advice from the Southern Living Test Kitchens Professionals is included, with tips on topics ranging from beating egg whites to perfecting crumb crusts to frosting a cake.