Baking with the Cake Boss: 100 of Buddy's Best Recipes and Decorating Secrets / Buddy Valastro
Baking with the Cake Boss: 100 of Buddy's Best Recipes and Decorating Secrets by Buddy Valastro is a rare treat--a fun, accessible guide to baking, all in a gloriously designed, fully illustrated package worthy of the Cake Boss's artistic vision. Find this book in the Library in the Adult NonFiction Collection @ Call #:641.8653 VAL.
Cannoli Pie 15-oz ricotta cheese 14-oz sweetened condensed milk (1 can) 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp lemon zest (optional) 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips (sprinkle on top) There is also a recipe for a Shortbread crust.
Buddy's crumb cake- This reminds me of a coffee cake, and it turned out really well. The only problem I ran into was the cooking times being WAY off. I did two 9-inch round cake pans and had to add more than 10 minutes to the baking time. Raves from hubby's coworkers though!