Cookbook giveaway - The Baking Bible

The Baking BibleRose Levy Beranbaum has been inspiring bakers for over 25 years, and her much-anticipated cookbook, The Baking Bible, hits bookstores tomorrow. (Read more about Rose and the book on the EYB blog.) The Baking Bible is a magnum opus filled with all-new recipes for scrumptious cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more.

We're delighted to offer two copies of The Baking Bible to EYB members (restricted to USA and Canada only). Click on the contest below to view all of the entry options. One of the options is to answer this question in the comments:

Which Rose Levy Beranbaum recipe is your favorite and why?

Please note that you must enter the comment after signing into Rafflecopter or your entry won't be counted. The contest ends November 28, 2014.

96 Comments

  • sillyvy  on  10/31/2014 at 5:42 PM

    red rose cake!

  • Sharylmk1  on  10/31/2014 at 5:48 PM

    white chocolate lemon buttercream cake

  • Queezle_Sister  on  10/31/2014 at 6:03 PM

    all the chiffon pies in the pie and pastry bible. Oh - and the recipe for crust that finally worked for me!

  • lavenderashgrove  on  10/31/2014 at 6:33 PM

    Best pie crust ever!

  • tjnelson1hotmail  on  10/31/2014 at 8:32 PM

    I can't say I have made any of her recipes, but I would be happy to try!

  • stockholm28  on  10/31/2014 at 9:22 PM

    Shoofly pie

  • deucemom  on  11/1/2014 at 7:33 AM

    I don't have any of her books - I would love to add one to my shelf.

  • Titch  on  11/1/2014 at 7:35 AM

    The White Christmas peppermint cake, because I love minty things

  • gigihotchkiss  on  11/1/2014 at 7:58 AM

    I love the white velvet cake with milk chocolate ganache from Rose's Heavenly Cakes.

  • hillsboroks  on  11/1/2014 at 8:15 AM

    I love her berry pie recipes where you reduce the juice to keep the need for thickeners to a minimum.

  • Analyze  on  11/1/2014 at 9:12 AM

    Confession - I haven't made a Rose Levy Beranbaum recipe yet. I'm mostly baking/cooking through my cookbooks, as a huge project, so I haven't been doing much in the way of other recipes. I did come across Rose's blog and really enjoyed it, as I was looking for information about the internal temperature of a finished cake. I would love to win this cookbook though!

  • pgarcia  on  11/1/2014 at 10:35 AM

    I have made the biscotti recipe from her Christmas Cookie book for years It's a hit!

  • Sarabclever  on  11/1/2014 at 10:49 AM

    I'm not sure, but I love her Cake Bible. I'm still curious to try the mayonnaise cake!

  • bching  on  11/1/2014 at 10:50 AM

    My favorite is the open-faced fresh blueberry pie. It's delicious--avoiding the jammy texture of most blueberry pies, and relatively quick and easy, especially compared to most of her recipes.

  • maisie_grn  on  11/1/2014 at 12:55 PM

    All of her pies bring my soul bliss!

  • Aggie92  on  11/1/2014 at 1:14 PM

    Sadly, I don't own any of her cookbooks. I would love to start baking with this one.

  • yegana  on  11/1/2014 at 2:38 PM

    İ got interested to get it.

  • AnnaZed  on  11/1/2014 at 3:14 PM

    I made her baguette recipe and if you really follow it (which is hard!) it comes out pretty great

  • trudys_person  on  11/1/2014 at 5:27 PM

    Chocolate Oblivion Truffle Torte from The Cake Bible. I've made it countless times, and it's amazing - always blows people away! The Cake Bible was one of the first cookbooks I ever owned, and I've made more recipes from it than any other cookbook I own, including three wedding cakes.

  • gastronom  on  11/1/2014 at 8:58 PM

    From The Pie and Pasrty Bible, her recipe for Pecan Pie is the best! Not too sweet, uses golden syrup, has never failed me.

  • TippyCanoe  on  11/1/2014 at 11:28 PM

    A number of years ago, when the Cake Bible came out, I worked in a Seattle bookshop and we used to hand-sell that book to just about everyone that cooked. I have loved that book ever since and have made many of the recipes. My favorite stand-by (made for most kid birthdays) is probably the all-American chocolate butter cake with a milk chocolate buttercream. So excited about the new book!

  • Lisathebaker  on  11/2/2014 at 7:33 AM

    So excited to have this new resource right before the holidays!

  • calmond79  on  11/2/2014 at 9:43 AM

    I looked up some of her recipes and the Chocolate Tweed Angel Food Cake sounds heavenly...pun intended! ;)

  • chawkins  on  11/2/2014 at 11:30 AM

    The open-faced blueberry pie is the freshest tasting blueberry pie ever, since some of the blueberries are not cooked and the rest are cooked to a delicious jam flavored with lemon juice.

  • GoldenLeica  on  11/2/2014 at 4:08 PM

    I make a variation on one of the variations in the Pie and Pastry Bible. She has a recipe for Pure Pear Pie, which is a variation of her Best All American Apple Pie. I put brandied currants in it. I put a round of pastry in a beautiful handmade ceramic pie plate (with absolutely beautiful blue and brown glazes on it), fill with the fruit, and then fold the pastry over like a galette so that the beautiful rim of the pie plate shows. I've become famous in my family for this pie.

  • sgump  on  11/2/2014 at 10:48 PM

    How nice to see stockholm28 mentioning RLB's shoofly pie recipe: Yum!

  • Mordevachi  on  11/3/2014 at 12:27 AM

    I like the Karmel cake from Heavenly cakes.

  • kedmiston  on  11/3/2014 at 7:39 AM

    I have not made any of her recipes yet, but have been wanting to for years! I would love to start with this book; it looks fabulous! Thank you for the chance to win.

  • jenlhawes  on  11/3/2014 at 11:00 AM

    Her pie crust recipe is almost exactly like my mom's - delicious!

  • decklededges  on  11/3/2014 at 11:13 AM

    I'm not sure I've ever tried one of her recipes, but I have a bunch of her cookbooks on my wish list!

  • sbh2006  on  11/3/2014 at 1:10 PM

    I have not yet had the chance to try any of Rose's recipes, which is why I'm excited for this book!!

  • KristinBee  on  11/3/2014 at 2:14 PM

    The Pumpkin Chiffon Pie has become our standby for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and my husband's birthday. It's the perfect pumpkin-y treat and not too heavy after a festive meal.

  • Bec  on  11/3/2014 at 3:29 PM

    So hard to choose but Rose's Pecan Pie recipe is brilliant. Love the Maple syrup flavour.

  • ButterYum  on  11/3/2014 at 5:24 PM

    Mousseline buttercream is my favorite RLB recipe. Have used it for many a cake - always a hit. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

  • Kerrey  on  11/3/2014 at 5:40 PM

    Can't remember the name, but it's a fabulous rich creamy chocolate cake!

  • ltsuk  on  11/3/2014 at 7:22 PM

    white spice pound cake which is easy and tasty or chocolate cloud roll for a gluten free Buche de Noel.

  • t.t  on  11/3/2014 at 8:38 PM

    lemon poppyseed poundcake was my first (and subsequently, my go-to) RLB recipe

  • Brooke1118  on  11/3/2014 at 8:39 PM

    Open faced blueberry pie hands down.

  • cmk  on  11/3/2014 at 11:15 PM

    Mini Golden Almond Cakes, Angel Pie & any pastry recipe from her Pie & Pastry Bible

  • louie734  on  11/4/2014 at 8:56 AM

    She has been on my to-buy list for ages, but haven't had the chance yet. I love baking and would love to get started with this book!

  • homeeccentric  on  11/4/2014 at 12:19 PM

    Raisin Pecan Bread!

  • ae.bell  on  11/4/2014 at 5:43 PM

    Pecan Pie!

  • carolienbell  on  11/4/2014 at 8:37 PM

    Cinnamon raisin loaf

  • cambridgecook  on  11/4/2014 at 9:13 PM

    any pie

  • jd5761  on  11/5/2014 at 6:36 AM

    I don't have a favourite yet but would love to try some pies

  • Aleese1219  on  11/5/2014 at 9:20 AM

    My favorite is from her Pie Bible - chocolate peanut butter mousse! WOW!

  • vinochic  on  11/5/2014 at 2:13 PM

    I don't have one yet...

  • Mimmi  on  11/5/2014 at 2:20 PM

    Pecan pie is my favorite!

  • rivergait  on  11/5/2014 at 8:57 PM

    I bought The Cake Bible about 30 years ago when I thought I would have a career as a baking caterer for weddings. That didn't work out. Now widowed (and often cooking for one), this contest got me to relook at that book, and I think I need to make something (albeit a small recipe) JUST FOR ME. I'd love this new book to peruse.

  • milgwimper  on  11/6/2014 at 9:25 AM

    I don't he any of her books. As mine is in storage thousands of miles away. I gave her books away as gifts but I always wanted her books myself.

  • BethNH  on  11/6/2014 at 9:36 AM

    I don't own any of her books but would love to.

  • nmclallen  on  11/6/2014 at 12:50 PM

    Her raspberry sauce recipe from The Cake Bible

  • kimtrev  on  11/6/2014 at 12:50 PM

    I love All-occasion Downy Butter Cake.

  • JaneC  on  11/6/2014 at 2:20 PM

    chocolate tweed angel food cake--different, but not too different, light and delicious

  • Nancith  on  11/6/2014 at 5:10 PM

    I don't know any of her recipes but I hope to discover some.

  • kidzcook  on  11/6/2014 at 5:58 PM

    Banana cake from the cake bible

  • michelle1009  on  11/6/2014 at 9:51 PM

    I have not tried her recipes but I would love to make something from her cookbook

  • bevie19  on  11/7/2014 at 12:29 AM

    Jam-filled thumbprint cookies. Sweet, salty, crumbly, just yummy. Very easy to make and even easier to eat! Great for Christmas!

  • RNJessicaK  on  11/7/2014 at 1:27 AM

    NEED!!!

  • sipa  on  11/7/2014 at 1:44 AM

    White chocolate whisper cake

  • raechef1  on  11/7/2014 at 8:33 AM

    The chocolate peanut butter mousse.

  • skinnelly  on  11/7/2014 at 10:19 AM

    My favorite is the frozen pecan tart because it is always delicious and so much easier to cut pretty slices at the holiday table

  • mskonieczny  on  11/7/2014 at 11:55 AM

    red rose cake, because it's delicious!

  • ravensfan  on  11/7/2014 at 6:16 PM

    Pecan pie

  • ruth_in_yonkers  on  11/7/2014 at 11:30 PM

    chocolate oblivion torte, but many others as well

  • katcook  on  11/8/2014 at 8:59 AM

    I have at least four of Rose's books. I would love to add The Baking Bible to my collection. I found The Bostini from Rose's heavenly CAKES to be the recipe to try. The cake, custard and chocolate makes it a keeper!

  • bvgardner  on  11/8/2014 at 10:42 AM

    It's hard to choose just one recipe! I really like the White Chocolate Whisper Cake from The Cake Bible, though.

  • priyamaine  on  11/8/2014 at 11:00 AM

    Berry Pie!

  • cakeshop  on  11/8/2014 at 12:36 PM

    Piecrust with cream cheese. So easy and delicious.

  • Taxlady  on  11/8/2014 at 12:43 PM

    I don't have any of her books yet, but would love to get this one.

  • Danni  on  11/8/2014 at 4:19 PM

    Classic Carrot Cake with Dreamy Creamy White Chocolate Frosting

  • amylou61  on  11/9/2014 at 9:35 PM

    I'd like to try her recipe for Silky Chocolate Cake

  • reno2014  on  11/13/2014 at 4:17 PM

    I would be interested in pie recipes. I have heard about this author's talents, and she is amazing. Thank you for the chance to win this book.

  • elysek  on  11/13/2014 at 8:56 PM

    I love her recipe for cherry pie. I have a cherry tree and try to make one or two pies every summer.

  • nicolthepickle  on  11/14/2014 at 4:27 PM

    Her no-knead bread recipe is the best.

  • lucycury  on  11/16/2014 at 8:53 AM

    Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

  • contest718  on  11/20/2014 at 12:03 PM

    coffee mascarpone cheesecake. i love mascarpone in tirimasu and can never get enough cheesecake.

  • rstuart  on  11/25/2014 at 3:51 PM

    I have only heard good things about her white velvet cake recipe, and would love to try it someday...

  • jlh39  on  11/25/2014 at 4:06 PM

    Lemon poppyseed poundcake

  • beetlebug  on  11/25/2014 at 4:14 PM

    Chocolate cake!

  • Pauld64  on  11/25/2014 at 4:21 PM

    Authentic Pumpernickel Bread. Almost anything from "the bread bible"!

  • ckline  on  11/25/2014 at 5:44 PM

    Cream Cheese Butter Cake because everything tastes better with cream cheese!

  • Julimorr  on  11/25/2014 at 6:35 PM

    I will let you know after I add this book to my collectiom

  • Sasvif  on  11/25/2014 at 6:53 PM

    Pecan pie is the best!

  • diannerh49  on  11/25/2014 at 6:59 PM

    Pie crust

  • chikadulce  on  11/26/2014 at 8:06 AM

    Honestly, I have a friend who is a big baker, so I'd like to win this for her! Maybe she has a favorite recipe.

  • kellyscookbooks  on  11/26/2014 at 9:38 AM

    I still have to try one!

  • mfl  on  11/26/2014 at 10:02 AM

    I have to admit, I haven't try any of her recipe yet, but can't wait to

  • pkeibel  on  11/26/2014 at 1:55 PM

    pretzel bread

  • Potterhill  on  11/26/2014 at 2:09 PM

    Love the Christmas Cookies book.

  • JulesCk  on  11/26/2014 at 3:44 PM

    I'm not sure which is my favorite- but the Cake Bible has been fantastic!

  • aeader  on  11/26/2014 at 5:50 PM

    Open Faced Blueberry Pie is the best!

  • jaburg  on  11/26/2014 at 8:06 PM

    I don't have any of her books, but I would like to!

  • Thredbende  on  11/26/2014 at 9:13 PM

    I use her cream cheese pie crust recipe all the time.

  • CStone  on  11/26/2014 at 9:24 PM

    I'd love to have Rose's baking book.

  • chach  on  11/27/2014 at 12:51 PM

    Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake, it's so good!

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