Everyday favorites to celebration specialties are included, from the classic American Beauty Apple Pie, Cranapplenut Muffins, and Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread to the rich, tempting Black Forest Torte, Stawberry Custard Cake, and Raspberry Cream Roll.
The author provides over 150 recipes for pies, cakes, muffins, breads, and pastries, sweetened only with natural, nationally-available fruit sweetener and prepared using unbleached whole wheat or rice flour and fresh fruits, berries, and nuts.
Many of the recipes have nondairy options and are low in cholesterol.
Clear directions explain the tips and techniques of professional chefs to guide both the novice and the serious cook to successful results guaranteed to please both the sweet-tooth and healthy conscience in us all
Fruit-Sweet and Sugar-Free
Prize-Winning Pies, Cakes, Pastries, Muffins, and Breads from the Ranch Kitchen Bakery
The Ranch Kitchen Restaurant and Bakery * Fruit Juice Concentrates * My Own Story * What's Wrong With Sugar?
1. The Fine Art of Baking
Love * Technique * Temperature * Recipe * Organization Tips * Ingredients * Recommended Equipment
2. Breads, Muffins, and Biscuits
Yeasted...*...and Not: Quick Breads and Muffins
4. Pies, Tarts, and Pastries
Pies and Tarts * European Fruit Tarts and Tartlets *Puff Pastry * Cream Puff Pastry
5. Specialty Cakes for Every Occasion
The Basic Cakes...*...Made into Masterpieces
6. Fillings, Frostings, Sauces, Glazes, and Garnishes