If Pinterest were to publish a book of 2014’s top pins, it would look a lot like Custom Confections by Jen Besel. In this photo-heavy book, various baking trends from the past few years including whoopie pies, cake balls, shape-inside cakes, and pie-pops, are broken down into easy to understand steps. The recipes are fun, and the photos are colorful, making them perfect for young bakers.
Custom Confections is a good overview of the latest baking trends, and a good choice for first-time bakers. Recommended for children and young adults with baking interest.