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10/24/2014 04:22 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Sweet Disposition? Fall for These 11 New Dessert Cookbooks

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Dorie Greenspan is determined to show you that French pastries aren't all macarons and madeleines. Read on...

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The tattooed, Ducati-riding, all-around legendary sweets master Johnny Iuzzini is a "pastry chef's pastry chef," according to equally legendary baking lady Dorie Greenspan, but this book doesn't get caught up in whimsy. Read on...

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These seven words will have hard-core bakers jumping for joy: Rose Levy Beranbaum has a new book. Read on...

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These Southern-style layer cakes and cobblers come with a side of sass. Pastry chef, longtime recipe tester and now Food & Wine's associate food editor, Ben Mims puts the sweets (and stories) from his Mississippi childhood to paper in his first cookbook. Read on...

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"No shame" seems to be the theme of this second cookbook from blogging queen Joy Wilson (a.k.a. Joy the Baker). Read on...

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The curtain's been pulled back: The magic that is the Cronut, the DKA and Dominique Ansel's pâte à choux has been revealed in the wildly popular French baker's first book. Read on...

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Dubbed "Gen Y's Nigella Lawson," British food writer Jane Hornby is decidedly a cake person. She brings the beauty of soft, fruit-filled jelly rolls, carrot cake and more classic desserts, spelling out how to make each one step-by-step, with nearly 500 photos for her 50 or so recipes. Read on...

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If you're going to write a cookbook in celebration of, well, celebrations, why wouldn't you have a cake recipe for Martha Stewart's birthday? The duo behind New York City's bakery Baked tackle any occasion that calls for something sweet in their fourth cookbook, from a sour cream cake frosted with chocolate-infused cream cheese for Martha to a boozy orange pineapple walnut fruitcake for winter get-togethers. Read on...

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A food-focused book club brought Erin Patinkin and Agatha Kulaga together, and now the pair behind Ovenly in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood has a book of their own. The cookbook gathers the bakery's greatest hits, such as Indian deli-inspired pistachio cardamom cupcakes with dark chocolate ganache, and delves into Eastern European favorites from their shared heritage. Read on...

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Save your vegetables and stock up on salt for the mind-bending, delicious desserts in this new book from Del Posto's pastry whiz Brooks Headley. Read on...

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Zoe Nathan, half of the chef-restaurateur duo behind Rustic Canyon, Sweet Rose Creamery, Milo & Olive and Huckleberry in L.A.'s Santa Monica neighborhood, isn't happy unless she's elbow-deep in dough. Read on...

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