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Zingerman's Bakehouse

This is the must-have baking book for bakers of all skill levels.

Find your favorite Bakehouse recipes: Since 1992, Michigan's renowned artisanal bakery, Zingerman's Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, has fed a fan base across the United States and beyond with their chewy-sweet brownies and gingersnaps, famous sour cream coffee cake, and fragrant loaves of Jewish rye, challah, and sourdough. It's no wonder Zingerman's is a cultural and culinary institution. To coincide with its 25th anniversary, Bakehouse co-owners Emberling and Carollo have crafted a cookbook that...
Recommended by Rick Bayless, and 1 others.

Rick BaylessSuccess!! I know we all bought the @zingermansbakehouse baking book because we wanted the recipe for the Sour Cream Coffee Cake. It works! Beautiful book, more than just recipes. Made brunch for my incredible visiting niece. @gracietucker_ , we love you! (Source)

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