Avid viewers of Great British Bake Off will remember Lottie Bedlow from the show's 2020 season, one of the many comforting watches that got us through the worst of our quarantine. Lottie in particular brought joy—and messiness—into her bakes. As she told ABC News, "I think the show above all else taught me how to fail and laugh at myself when things go wrong, which they inevitably did."
This is the spirit Lottie has brought to her new cookbook, Baking Imperfect. It's out now, just in time for all your holiday baking. Even better, we're giving away free copies to 10 lucky winners!
Read more about Baking Imperfect below, and enter by November 22nd for your chance to win. And oh—you can double your chances by signing up for The Reader newsletter, too!
Dazzle your guests (but don’t let them see the mess!) with this collection of more than 80 recipes.
“Step-by-step photographs, whimsically illustrated suggestions, and anxiety-easing headnotes ensure that if Bedlow can bake it, anyone can!”
The world of baking can appear daunting, but with Baking Imperfect, you’ll learn to get through the trials with joy and a newfound sense of determination when things go wrong or get messy (and they will!). Author and chef Lottie Bedlow—a fan favorite on the television show The Great British Bake Off—will guide you through dozens of tasty recipes with her trademark wit and easygoing nature, helping bakers of all abilities feel confident and comfortable in the kitchen. From easy cookies and puddings to more elaborate cakes and pastries, each recipe in this book will score points where it matters the most—on the taste buds. Recipes include...
Strawberry Shortcake Roll(er Coaster)
Big Daddy’s Ice Cream Doughnut Sandwiches
Little Maple Pecan Pies
Spring Chicken Turnovers
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Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by November 15, 2022.