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Gluten-Free Baking Classics, Second Edition
Gluten-Free Baking Classics, Second Edition

We were captivated by these perfect chocolate chip cookies—with a crisp yet yielding texture—and we dare anyone to detect that they weren't made with traditional wheat flour.

--Gourmet, on Annalise's gluten-free chocolate chip cookies from Gluten Free Baking Classics

Now in a dramatically expanded second edition, with more than 40 great classic baking recipes, plus expanded information on the art and science of gluten-free baking.

Gluten-Free Baking Classics combines easy-to-use recipes and techniques for baking everyday basics (bread, bread crumbs, pizza, and cookies) as well as the classics that would be expected in any good baking book: simple chocolate and vanilla layer cakes, angel food cake, carrot cake, brownies, lemon squares, biscuits. Author Annalise Roberts has devised breakthrough recipes using precise mixes of non-wheat-based, gluten-free flours that produce to-die-for delicious baked goods. When you, your family, and your guests are enjoying them these delicious and healthful baked treats, you would never guess that they are completely gluten-free.

Gluten-Free Baking Classics is designed for a variety of baking skill levels. The recipes are varied enough to be of interest to more experienced bakers (for example, it includes recipes for eclairs and cream puffs), as well as those just starting out (simple shortbread cookies and corn muffins). In fact, it is perfectly suited for the gluten-free baking novice because it contains detailed instructions on how to get started as well as classic baking techniques and guidelines to help assure success. Moreover, it includes valuable insights on how to incorporate gluten-free baking into your busy weekly schedule, and why baking wholesome and delicious breads, muffins, cakes, and other items can be so important for emotional as well as physical well being.

So what's new in the second edition? See below:

Chapter 3 – Getting Started
Updates/changes to copy to include new break down within chapter:
The Science of Baking with Gluten-free flours
The Art of Baking with Gluten-free flours
Also will include a new FAQ culled from correspondence to website and classes and lectures

Chapter 4 – Muffins: (3 new recipes)
Banana Nut Bread
Cinnamon Rolls
Hot Cross Buns

Chapter 5 – Cake: (3 new recipes)
European Style Yeast Coffee Cake (Cheese Filled)
Crumb Cake
Hazelnut Cake

Chapter 6 - Pie and Tart: (2 new recipes)
Rustic Apple Tart
Rustic Plum Tart

Chapter 7 - Cookies: (5 new recipes)
Gingerbread Men
Walnut Mandelbrot
Black & White Cookies
Almond Cookies

Chapter 8 – Other Sweet Treats: (3 new recipes)
Apple Cider Doughnuts
Old Fashioned Buttermilk Doughnuts
Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Chapter 9 - Bread: (18 new recipes)
Buttermilk Bread
Multi Grain Sandwich Bread
Cinnamon Bread
Cinnamon Raisin Bread
Hamburger/Hot Dog Buns
English Muffins
"Rye" Bread
Multi Grain Artisan Bread
Pecan Raisin Artisan Bread
Golden Italian Bread with Raisins and Fennel
Traditional Dinner Rolls
Multi Grain Dinner Rolls
Babka (Ukrainian Style)
Irish Soda Bread
Soft Pretzels

NEW Chapter 10 Other Savories-: (7 new recipes)
Fresh Pasta
Herbed Stuffing
Buttermilk Pancakes
Buttermilk Waffles
Flour Tortillas


Title Gluten-Free Baking Classics, Second Edition
Edition 2
Imprint Surrey
Audience 01 General / trade
Title First Published 10 August 2008
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 211 p.
ISBN-10 1572840994
ISBN-13 978-1-57284-099-7
GTIN13 (EAN13) 9781572840997
Publication Date 10 August 2008
Main content page count 211
Dimensions 7 x 9 in.
Weight 13 oz.
List Price $10.77
Format PDF
Nb of pages I - 212 p.
ISBN-10 1-57284-640-2
ISBN-13 978-1-57284-640-1
GTIN13 (EAN13) 9781572846401
Main content page count 212
Front matter page count (Roman) 1
List Price $9.99
Original Edition First Edition
Original Publication 2006


Additional Materials


Press Reviews

Jul 1, 2009
"This recently updated book proves that gluten-free baked goods, such as quick breads, cookies and even doughnuts, can be delicious! Roberts clearly explains the science behind combining different gluten-free flours to mimic the structure and texture of baked goods made with wheat. The book also includes tips on egg, dairy and sguar substitutes for those with other food allergies."
- Kristin Ohlson and Bageshree Blasius

Autism Society of America
Nov 6, 2008
"The recipes have been tested on expert and inexperienced bakers alike, and the instructions and tips have been crafted to ensure maximum clarity."
- Carin Yavorcik

Calgary Herald
Last week, I was excited to offer some quick and fun recipes for baked treats for Halloween. But in the back of my mind, I kept thinking about those kids and adults who couldn't stomach wheat or gluten-based goods normally offered at local bakeries. So I went hunting. I happened to stumble upon a rather delicious find… GLUTEN-FREE BAKING CLASSICS, Second Edition. Written by Annalise Roberts, who lives with celiac disease, she prepares gluten-free cakes, pies, muffins, and seasonal delights for family. A self-proclaimed perfectionist, her kitchen tested recipes make her baked goods lighter, and fluffier than the rest.
- Donna Gray

Midwest Book Review
Now in a significantly revised and expanded second edition, "Gluten-Free Baking Classics" by Annalise G. Roberts offers a culinary wealth of 'kitchen cook friendly,' delicious, gluten-free baked goods that will result in cakes and muffins, pies and tarts shells, cookies and brownies, pizza crusts and sandwich breads, pancakes and pastas that are as light, as flavorful, and as filling as those made with wheat. Of special note are the ‘Chef’s Notes’ providing tips and advice throughout. Enhanced with the inclusion of an introduction to gluten free baking, a section listing measurements and equivalents, and a comprehensive index, the recipes range from such classics as Cinnamon Rolls; Buttermilk Biscuits; Gingerbread; and Chocolate Doughnuts; to more exotic fare as Hazelnut Biscotti; Savory Crepes; Babka (Ukrainian Style); and Golden Italian Bread with raisins and Fennel. “Gluten-Free Baking Classics” is a welcome addition to community library cookbook collections in general, and the family cookbook shelves of anyone having to deal with Celiac Disease for themselves or a loved one.

Living Without magazine
When Gourmet magazine admits it's captivated with a recipe for chocolate chip cookies—and the cookies are gluten-free—you know you’re on to something. Gluten-Free Baking Classics (Agate Surrey Books) by Annalise G. Roberts serves up the perfect chocolate chip cookies—and more. This book also delivers gluten-free biscuits, muffins, breads and cakes. From delicacies, like éclairs and lemon squares, to desserts that range from simple to sublime, these recipes take the cake. Roberts provides clear instructions and easy-to-follow tips, as well as information on how to buy, mix, and measure gluten-free flours. Forget about hidden ingredients and forbidden desserts. The only thing risky about this cookbook is eating too much of a good thing

Gourmet magazine
A promise of 'baked goods' is the quickest way to round up the troops here at Gourmet, but adding the phrase 'gluten-free' would typically produce the opposite effect. Imagine our surprise, then, when a recent delivery of chocolate chip cookies that disappeared as fast as they'd appeared, as well as a lighter-than-air lemon layer cake, turned out to be gluten-free[...]We think Roberts's recipes are worth making, even if allergies are not an issue. 'The cookies have a light, delicate crispness,' says senior food editor Kemp Minifie. 'Anyway, we're so conditioned in this country to use wheat flour for everything; maybe mixing in different kinds of flours would give our bodies a break from the daily wheat grind.

Related News

ARTICLE: "Options Grow for Gluten Intolerant"
-Mary Ellen Fillo Sep 27, 2006

RECIPE: Chocolate Chip Cookies
-as seen in Gourmet Jan 1, 2007

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