100 Morning Treats: With Muffins, Rolls, Biscuits, Sweet and Savory Breakfast Breads, and More (Hardcover)
A Bon Appetit's Best Cookbooks of Spring 2023 * A Forbes Best Cookbooks of Spring 2023
From Sarah Kieffer, the beloved baker behind the bestselling 100 Cookies and Baking for the Holidays, and the popular Vanilla Bean Blog, here are 100 recipes for perfect starts to the day.
One hundred morning treats to start your day with smiles: These baking projects will bring delight to your family breakfast, a Sunday brunch or bake sale, a morning at the office, or kids' soccer practice. Whatever your preference alongside your morning cup of coffee or tea—sweet or savory, buttery or flaky, hot off the griddle or taken to go—you'll find a recipe for it here, from coffee cakes to danishes, doughnuts, scones, quick breads, quiches, and muffins galore!
Filled with more than 120 inspiring photographs, including how-tos for doughs and shaping, and instructions for prepping the night before and baking in the morning, 100 Morning Treats is truly a cookbook for all bakers and a must-have for lovers of 100 Cookies and Sarah's inventive recipes.
ACCOMPLISHED AUTHOR: Sarah Kieffer is the beloved blogger behind The Vanilla Bean Blog, past winner of Saveur Reader's Choice Best Baking & Desserts Blog. Her pan-banging cookie technique went viral on the New York Times website. The author of three cookbooks, she has been featured by Food52, The Today Show, Mashable, The Kitchn, America's Test Kitchen, Huffington Post, and more. Sarah also has international reach, having worked with brands like Le Creuset, Betty Crocker, Lodge, Mauviel 1830, Nordicware, Icelandic Provisions, Valrhona, Kerrygold, and more.
DELICIOUS SUCCESS: With more than 130,000 copies sold, 100 Cookies is a resounding success, and the seasonal follow-up, Baking for the Holidays, is beloved by bakers nationwide. 100 Morning Treats returns to another year-round baking book with a variety of accessible, reliable, delicious recipes for a wide range of home cooks. Praise for Sarah's previous books:
"Sarah Kieffer is the one who broke the Internet with her pan-banging cookies, large, chocolate-rich, and rippled like sandbars. And this book offers plenty of bangers, with a whole chapter of crinkly treats for those who like to make some noise on the way to dessert. Baking them all could be your winter challenge."
–The Boston Globe
"Kieffer's book is a baker's baking book, but it's also completely unpretentious. There are cookies for when you just want a good cookie, and more ambitious recipes for when you want to attempt palmiers or break out a culinary torch."
—Food & Wine
Baking for the Holidays:
"In this cheerful collection, Kieffer, founder of The Vanilla Bean Blog, shares dozens of sweet recipes perfect for the holiday season. . . . Avid holiday bakers should put this on their wish list."
SARAH IS KNOWN FOR MORNING BAKES: Sarah got her start baking morning treats in the coffee shops in which she worked. Her very first cookbook, The Vanilla Bean Baking Book, had an entire chapter on morning baking that was well received and well loved. Her readers have been asking for this very book—and now here it is!
GREAT GIFT: With anyone-can-do-it recipes, this is a perfect anytime gift (birthday, Valentine's Day, Easter, housewarming, etc.) alongside a cute apron or baking product. Package this book together with 100 Cookies and Baking for the Holidays to create an adorable 3-in-1 set for a lucky baker in your life.
- Home bakers of all levels
- Fans of Sarah Kieffer's blog, Instagram, or previous cookbooks
- Owners of Dorie's Cookies, Dessert Person, Snacking Cakes, or Pastry Love
- Early birds who like to bake
- Shoppers looking for a hostess or housewarming gift for bakers and breakfast lovers
About the Author
Sarah Kieffer is the blogger behind The Vanilla Bean Blog, a contributor to major food publications, and author of 100 Cookies and Baking for the Holidays. Her recipe for bang-the-pan cookies went viral after she introduced it on the New York Times website (it's delicious and ingenious!). In addition to writing her own books, she also shoots photography for other cookbooks, including Bread in 5 (with the authors of Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day). She lives in Minnesota.
“A cup of coffee and Sarah’s Passion Fruit Crème Fraîche Breakfast Square is the recipe for a great day. The Queen of 100 Cookies celebrates the sunrise hour with her take on all the morning classics: muffins, quick breads, Danish pastries, waffles, and an essential savory croissant breakfast sandwich. Sarah put her signature creative spin on 100 Morning Treats, and they are all destined to become family favorites.”—Zoë Francois, author of Zoë Bakes Cake and host of the TV show Zoë Bakes on Magnolia
“With this terrific new book, Sarah gives us 100 delectable reasons to rise and to shine, bake, and share all that we’ve made. Whether it’s her beautifully crowned Blueberry Muffins for summer or her Pumpkin Doughnut Bundt Cake for cold days, Sarah has single-handedly made mornings 100 times better.”—Dorie Greenspan, New York Times bestselling author of Baking with Dorie
“This book makes me want to be a morning person! Sarah’s ability to perfect familiar classics like Blueberry Muffins and Cinnamon Swirl Bread, and entice with unexpected combinations like Toasted Sesame Sweet Buns and Brioche Bagels, is on full display here. Between the beautiful, cozy photos and easy-to-follow recipes, this book will have you on your way to a perfect morning before the coffee’s done brewing.”—Molly Yeh, New York Times bestselling author and Food Network host
“Sarah Kieffer has done it again, delivering a trove of 100 baking recipes that are fit for any morning—though I am convinced we’ll all be making them any time of day! Recipes like Giant Carrot Cake Cinnamon Roll and Lemon Meringue Bread are as inventive as they are enticing. And these exciting recipes are all cookable: with Sarah’s expertise and clear guidance, bakers of all skill levels will execute these recipes with confidence!”—Vallery Lomas, author of Life is What You Bake It
“Sarah Kieffer creates perfection with each and every recipe she creates. Now I know the best part of waking up is having these recipes in my kitchen! Don’t let the title restrict your baking to the a.m. hours: I am all about muffins, scones, doughnuts, and Bundt cakes at all hours of the day. The world just got a lot sweeter with this book in it!”—Brian Hart Hoffman, founder and editor-in-chief at Bake from Scratch
"Kieffer’s ample offerings leave no sugar-topped pastry untouched." - Booklist
"This volume is a must for bakers at all levels who want to create memorable morning meals." - Publishers Weekly