No one can resist a warm homemade treat, fresh from the oven. And now even beginners can amaze family and friends with melt-in-your-mouth muffins, crunchy ginger snaps, sinfully rich brownies, lavishly iced birthday and anniversary cakes, and other scrumptious creations. With over 70 irresistible recipes, from cookies and biscuits to tarts and gateaux, Fresh from the Oven thoroughly covers ingredients and techniques for producing everyone’s favorite delights. Thanks to the detailed directions, even first-timers will get perfect results right from the start, and more experienced bakers will be pleased to discover new recipes and useful shortcuts and tips. It’s all complemented by full-color photography, making it the perfect baking book for cooks of all abilities and for all occasions.