Get ready to make an instant best friend: Joy the Baker, aka Joy Wilson, is a chatty, sassy pancake-lover, blogger and self-taught baker who’s sure to charm you with her girl talk and sweet recipe combo. Visit her blog for a fun coffee-break read (be prepared to crave cake afterward) and check out her new cookbook, Joy the Baker Cookbook: 100 Simple and Comforting Recipes.
Joy’s lighthearted, unpretentious approach to baking shines through in her cookbook. It’s hard not to love chapter titles like: “pancakes pancakes pancakes, and other lesser breakfast items”; “i need a hug or a brownie. maybe both.”; and “i think i just ate chocolate for dinner.” Her treats are perfect for sharing with family and friends and, of course, for spring holiday celebrations like Easter and Mother’s Day.
We’re featuring a celebration cake and a travel-friendly treat for Easter weekend. Try these recipes from the Joy the Baker Cookbook today:
Kitchen Sink Carrot Cake
Browned Butter Peanut Butter Crispy Rice Treats
We’re giving away one copy of the Joy the Baker Cookbook to one lucky winner. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment telling us what springtime sweet treat you’re baking up.
So, tell us, what springtime dessert are planning on baking soon?
You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate back with you if you’re the winner. (But do not post your email address into the actual body of the comment.) We’re giving one copy away to one very lucky, randomly selected commenter.
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