“Beautifully photographed with easy-to-follow instruction, Chocolate Snowball is not just a book of recipes but also a pastry cookbook in the true meaning of the term—teaching techniques, tools, terms, and resources that novice and experienced bakers will insist on having in their kitchens.”
—Flo Braker, author of Baking for All Occasions
From the Inside Flap
From Deer Valley—the Utah ski resort renowned for cuisine and service—Executive Pastry Chef Letty Halloran Flatt offers 126 of the resort’s tried-and-true recipes for breakfast treats, homemade breads, cookies, and ice creams, as well as pies and tarts, elegant cakes, and one-of-a-kind desserts. Blending years of experience and a penchant for fresh, natural flavors, she guides you every step of the way, with numerous pointers and trade secrets.
Each recipe is rated Easier to Expert, just like the trails at the ski resort. The book is also replete with anecdotes about Deer Valley and the bakery’s inner workings. The chapter “Fundamental Formulas” addresses the building blocks of a baker’s repertoire, followed by a glossary of ingredients, tools, terms, techniques, and resources. In addition, the author annotates each recipe with suggestions for high-altitude adjustments, as well as fat-free alternatives. And for those who live and bake at more than 3,000 feet above sea level, a whole chapter offers guidance on baking at those heights.
Whatever your locale or baking expertise, Chocolate Snowball offers exceptionally delicious recipes to enjoy with family and friends.