Attractively presented and offering an appealing blend of traditional and smartly updated recipes, Baking for the Holidays has Christmas on its mind, although many of Sarah Kieffer's ideas and recipes would be happily welcomed at Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa tables.
The author of 2020's runaway hit 100 Cookies, Kieffer presents her recipes in chapters such as Morning Breads and Pastries, Holiday Desserts, and Gift Giving. They're all for sweet things, from classic cinnamon rolls and panettone scones to a hazelnut cheesecake, blood orange turnovers, and cranberry jam.
Throughout the book her recollections of family holiday gatherings and traditions help set the mood for a time of year when just about everyone has baking on their mind, whether as baker or eater.
Hardcover. Color photographs throughout.