My Most Favorite Dessert Company Cookbook by Doris Schechter
Delicious Pareve Baking Recipes

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As all its loyal fans will tell you, there is only one place to go in New York City for great pareve desserts: Doris Schechter's My Most Favorite Dessert Company. For more than twenty years, Doris has provided her customers with delectable cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, and muffins -- proving that dairy-free desserts can be delicious.

With this book, Doris shares the secrets of her renowned pareve baking, offering more than ninety recipes that can be made easily in any home kitchen. Forget the disappointing pareve cakes and cookies you may have endured in the past: these are rich, indulgent desserts worthy of even the most special celebrations. From an old-fashioned Apple Cake to a sophisticated Velvet Chocolate Cake to traditional holiday favorites (including an entire chapter on Passover baking), Doris provides recipes you'll love to bake, serve, and enjoy year after year. Illustrated with sixteen pages of lush color photos, My Most Favorite Dessert Company Cookbook will tantalize, tempt, and teach kosher bakers and sweets-lovers alike.


About Doris Schechter

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Doris Schechter was born in Vienna to Jewish parents. Forced to flee Austria for Italy, she and her family eventually settled in the United States. In 1982 she opened My Most Favorite Dessert Company in Great Neck, New York, and in 1986 moved the bakery to Manhattan, where it is now combined with a restaurant. Doris lives in New York City.
Published September 4, 2001 by William Morrow Cookbooks. 256 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Born in Vienna, later arriving in the U.S. as a WWII refugee from Italy, Schechter was imbued with European baking traditions and determined to reproduce the flavors of her childhood when she opened her first New York bakery in 1982.

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