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Claire Saffitz

  • Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence
    • Categories: Beginners & how-to; Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Baking; Dessert
    • ISBN: 9781984826978 eBook (United States) 10/19/2020
    • Categories: Beginners & how-to; Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Baking
    • ISBN: 9781984826961 Hardcover (United States) 10/20/2020
  • What's for Dessert: Simple Recipes for Dessert People
    • Categories: Baking; Dessert
    • ISBN: 9781984826992 eBook (United States) 11/8/2022
    • Categories: Baking; Dessert; Seasonal
    • ISBN: 9781984826985 Hardcover (United States) 11/8/2022


Claire Saffitz is a freelance recipe developer and video host. Previously, she was Senior Food Editor at Bon Appétit magazine, where she worked for five years in the test kitchen. She is currently the host of the series Gourmet Makes on the Bon Appétit YouTube channel, where she uses her classical pastry knowledge to reverse engineer popular snack foods and candy.

Claire was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and now lives in New York City. She graduated with honors from Harvard University in 2009, studied classic French cuisine and pastry at École Grégoire Ferrandi in Paris in 2012, and completed her Masters degree in History at McGill University in 2014, where she focused on culinary History in the Early Modern Era.