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Six-Minute Showstoppers

Written by

Sarah Rainey


14 May 2020

Who’s the author? From the author behind popular cookbook,Three Ingredient Baking, Sarah Rainey is a star baker and dab hand at whipping up delicious cakes and bakes with minimal fuss. This is her second cookbook.

What’s it about? A revolutionary baking book that takes away the faff, Six-Minute Showstoppers does what it says on the tin. Take away the kneading, proving, resting, rising or waiting around, these recipes can be completed before the next ad break is over – ideal for those times when you want something sweet, tasty and homemade but you don’t want to put too much effort into it.

Sarah Rainey includes tonnes of clever shortcuts and kitchen hacks alongside 100 recipes, from Butterscotch Banoffee Pie to Nutella Griddle Cookies, Unicorn Bark to Microwave Brownies so whether you’re a beginnger cook, a student or anyone with a sweet tooth to satisfy, these bakes are well within your reach.

Recipes we love: Pimm’s Cupcakes, Microwave Brownies, Cinnamon Cronuts and Bailey’s Cheesecake.

Perfect for: Beginner bakers or time-poor cooks with a sweet tooth to satisfy – this cookbooks is the great starter guide to homemade cakes without the fuss.

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