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Discover the therapeutic power of baking in this warm and uplifting book, and embrace a world of floury calm with 20 mouth-watering recipes.

This book encourages you to become absorbed in the everyday magic of transforming a few simple ingredients into something utterly delicious. From the focus of baking sourdough to the quick-win of a cheesy biscuit, gut-friendly muffins to crowd-pleasing carrot cake, there is a recipe for every mood and every occasion.

Steph Blackwell took her own baking journey to the final of The Great British Bake Off, and having experienced the wellbeing benefits of baking first-hand, she is on a mission to share her passion with others and sprinkle a little baking joy in the world.

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The Joy of Baking is a wonderful book: warm, engaging, non judgemental and completely accessible, no matter who you are. Steph's compassion shines through in every recipe - as well as reminding us of the pleasures of baking, she's a sensitive, thoughtful guide in matters of self-care, confidence and mental wellbeing. (Ruby Tandoh, author)
Ruby Tandoh, author, Ruby Tandoh