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Gail’s new full color cookbook Baking with Success is now available at bookstores worldwide! Packed with over 60 step-by-step recipes, Gail makes baking fun and approachable for people of all ability levels!

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Award Winning Chef, Educator & Author Gail Sokol has dedicated her career to excellence in the culinary arts.

Recipes & Step-by-Step Videos

Enjoy these time tested recipes from Gail Sokol's kitchen. Find these recipes and many more in Gail's new book Baking With Success!

Frozen Desserts

Salted Caramel Ice Cream, Earl Grey Ice Cream, Rich Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Pumpkin Ice Cream, Salted Chocolate Malted Crumbs, Mini Baked Alaskas and More!

Cakes & Frostings

Almond Cake, Lemon Pound Cake, Molten Chocolate Cakes, Chocolate Caramel Pecan Torte, St. Germain Bundtlette Cakes and More!

Pies, Tarts & Fruit Desserts

Linzer Torte, Pavlova, Lattice-Topped Peach Pie, Heirloom Tomato Tart, Strawberry Rhubarb Crumbles, and More!

Cookies

Coconut Macaroons, Pistachio Shortbread Cookies, Nutty Fudge Cookies, Homemade S’more Cookie Sandwiches, French Macaroons and More!

Recent Blog Posts

Baking Radio Podcast Episode #32: Caramel Part 1

When granulated sugar, known as sucrose, is heated to the point that it melts and browns, it is known as caramel. Learn the science behind making caramel. Chef Sokol will explain the process of crystallization, and why it is so important to prevent its’ formation to...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #31: Cookie Characteristics and How To Manipulate Them

We tend to use adjectives to describe what we love about our favorite cookies. These adjectives include words like: chewy, soft, crispy or hard. Did you know that cookie characteristics can be manipulated by using specific ingredients, or changing the baking time, and...
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Baking Radio Podcast Episode #30: All About Chemical Leaveners For Bakers

Chemical leaveners are ingredients that are typically used in quick breads, cakes, cookies and even certain candies. These leaveners include: baking powder and baking soda. Combined with certain wet and dry ingredients in the recipe, these chemical leaveners help the...
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