Food52 Genius Desserts - Promotion

All of Food52 books are indexed at EYB including the Food52 blog. These books are keepers - beautiful photographs, well-tested recipes and it's Food52! The latest title, Food52 Genius Desserts: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Bake by Kristen Miglore, is perfect. What is better than dessert? Genius desserts, of course. 


Drawing from her James Beard Award-nominated Genius Recipes column and powered by the wisdom of the Food52 community, the author has compiled the most game-changing dessert recipes from cookbook authors, chefs, and bakers in one glorious book. Featuring iconic desserts spanning the last century as well as little-known gems, this is the ultimate collection. Also included are genius tips, riffs, and mini-recipes, as well as the lively stories behind each recipe. 

We are entering the perfect season for New-fashioned apple cider doughnuts or Piekies (a pie/cookie mash-up) and any season is right for Coffee-cardamom walnut cakes or Chocolate oblivion truffle torte. The cooler months beg for preheated ovens, flour sifters and dessert. This dream baking cookbook happens to be next month's baking option in our cookbook club come join us! 

Our   takes you inside Food52's gorgeous book and our   feature highlights the following recipes: 

Special thanks to Ten Speed Press for providing us with the materials needed for the preview above as well as providing three copies for our giveaway below. 

The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post. Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on October 19th, 2018.


  • MadMom  on  9/5/2018 at 5:59 PM

    The French Lemon Crème Tart sounds delicious!

  • LarissaPrusak  on  9/5/2018 at 6:03 PM

    Granola bars and anything with apples I would make first.

  • matag  on  9/5/2018 at 6:11 PM

    Meringue gelato cake with chocolate sauce

  • Shelley.b  on  9/5/2018 at 6:17 PM

    Chocolate chip cookie brittle

  • linmin  on  9/5/2018 at 6:19 PM

    Dark Chocolate Marzipan Loaf Cake

  • lauriesk  on  9/5/2018 at 6:25 PM

    I would make the Best Cocoa Brownies first.

  • jenlhawes  on  9/5/2018 at 6:33 PM

    Chocolate cloud cake looks amazing!

  • mcrimmins  on  9/5/2018 at 6:35 PM

    Erna's Lace Cookies

  • sarahawker  on  9/5/2018 at 6:38 PM

    Olive Oil Cake

  • Lmocooks  on  9/5/2018 at 6:39 PM

    Vanilla bean rice pudding

  • Whyvette  on  9/5/2018 at 6:53 PM

    How can I resist World Peace Cookies?!

  • amyz218  on  9/5/2018 at 7:10 PM

  • amyz218  on  9/5/2018 at 7:11 PM

    Pistachio millionaire's shortbread with coriander butterscotch

  • ravensfan  on  9/5/2018 at 7:15 PM

    World peace cookies

  • demomcook  on  9/5/2018 at 8:18 PM

    One-step, no-churn coffee ice cream

  • TheToughCookie  on  9/5/2018 at 8:26 PM

    Those vegan chocolate chip cookies are pretty snazzy sounding. I have a few vegan friends that I'd love to make feel very special.

  • hirsheys  on  9/5/2018 at 8:33 PM

    Italian jam shortbread tart (Fregolotta)

  • ebs  on  9/5/2018 at 8:34 PM

    Atlantic beach pie

  • JRumi  on  9/5/2018 at 8:46 PM

    Greek yogurt chocolate mousse

  • purviska  on  9/5/2018 at 9:26 PM

    the chocolate cloud cake

  • lselke  on  9/5/2018 at 10:22 PM

    Raspberry granola back to school bars.

  • jr0717  on  9/5/2018 at 10:59 PM

    The coffee cardamom walnut cakes!

  • rivergait  on  9/5/2018 at 11:18 PM

    Eton Mess, because I always have egg whites left over from lemon curd, and I just love the name of this dessert...and, I don't like chocolate.

  • heyjude  on  9/6/2018 at 12:13 AM

    Easiest Peppermint Patties

  • Amdona  on  9/6/2018 at 6:07 AM

    Vegan chocolate chip cookies

  • Lynnd219  on  9/6/2018 at 6:59 AM

    Raspberry granola bars

  • kmn4  on  9/6/2018 at 11:27 AM

    Parsnip cake with blood orange buttercream

  • DFed  on  9/6/2018 at 11:57 AM

    I love anything that comes from Food52 but I'd try any of the Chocolate Chip cookie recipes, because I'm always on the lookout for the perfect recipe!

  • Puguppy  on  9/6/2018 at 5:19 PM

    Thumbprint cookies

  • LaurenE  on  9/6/2018 at 11:07 PM

    Erna's Lace Cookies

  • riley  on  9/7/2018 at 1:19 AM

    No-churn fresh lemon ice cream

  • stjones  on  9/7/2018 at 10:35 AM

    Cacio e pepe shortbread

  • jluvs2bake  on  9/7/2018 at 10:43 AM

    East 62nd Street lemon cake

  • CAMcooks  on  9/7/2018 at 2:12 PM

    The chocolate cloud cake...OMG!!!

  • sgump  on  9/7/2018 at 2:20 PM

    I love the idea of the whole-orange cake!

  • tennyogirl  on  9/7/2018 at 4:49 PM

    world peace cookies

  • jmay42066  on  9/7/2018 at 5:32 PM

    Best Cocoa Brownies

  • jchern  on  9/7/2018 at 6:35 PM

    The lemon cream cake, please!

  • Kjohns101  on  9/7/2018 at 6:45 PM


  • choppergirl  on  9/7/2018 at 7:50 PM

    Nonfat gingersnaps

  • jenniebakes  on  9/7/2018 at 8:06 PM

    Parsley cake... I am completely intrigued by what that might be like.

  • aesgemini529  on  9/7/2018 at 9:10 PM

    Cinnamon toast cookies sound great!

  • monasli  on  9/7/2018 at 10:15 PM

    Best cocoa brownies

  • Haya  on  9/7/2018 at 10:19 PM

    Cant wait to try the recipes

  • sequoia55  on  9/8/2018 at 12:37 AM

    world peace cookies

  • etesla  on  9/8/2018 at 12:55 AM

    World's easiest cookies. I need follow-thru on a name like that!

  • RSW  on  9/8/2018 at 7:47 AM

    Pistachio millionaire's shortbread with coriander butterscotch

  • t.t  on  9/8/2018 at 8:02 AM

    Chocolate oblivion truffle torte

  • PeavineBlues  on  9/8/2018 at 8:06 AM

    Orange cake

  • lisambb  on  9/8/2018 at 8:26 AM

    Chocolate chip cookie brittle

  • dusksunset  on  9/8/2018 at 12:54 PM

    Nonfat gingersnaps

  • JJWong  on  9/8/2018 at 1:31 PM

    I need to learn how to make the easiest peppermint patties!

  • jodangerously  on  9/9/2018 at 9:07 AM

    New-fashioned apple cider doughnuts

  • rchesser  on  9/9/2018 at 6:58 PM

    Chocolate oblivion truffle torte.

  • mpdeb98  on  9/9/2018 at 8:48 PM

    Peanut butter sandies

  • Wooby  on  9/9/2018 at 10:14 PM

    Cacio e Pepe shortbread...definitely!!

  • InAHealthyKitchen  on  9/10/2018 at 12:16 AM

    The Chocolate Cloud Cake looks heavenly!

  • Sfgordon  on  9/10/2018 at 2:09 AM

    I'd try mango cream with berries

  • ohyoucook  on  9/10/2018 at 9:30 AM

    chocolate cloud cake. It looks heavenly!

  • Lafauvette  on  9/10/2018 at 10:25 AM

    No churn ice cream!

  • tangaloor  on  9/10/2018 at 10:57 AM

    I’d try the Cacio e Pepe shortbread

  • ktwalla  on  9/10/2018 at 4:55 PM

    Pistachio millionaire's shortbread with coriander butterscotch

  • amylou61  on  9/10/2018 at 7:09 PM

    Is try the Cinnamon toast cookies! I love cinnamon toast, and cookies, so...I think I'd love this recipe :)

  • Francisa  on  9/11/2018 at 2:03 AM

    Parsley Cake!!!!!

  • EmilyR  on  9/11/2018 at 2:13 AM

    French toast crunch

  • Siegal  on  9/11/2018 at 12:11 PM

    I want to make granola bars

  • ket06e  on  9/11/2018 at 2:21 PM

    Cookie trifle

  • debbiehb  on  9/12/2018 at 11:02 AM

    Nonfat gingersnaps

  • hillsboroks  on  9/12/2018 at 12:37 PM

    French lemon cream tart

  • kkohle  on  9/12/2018 at 1:05 PM

    cacio e pepe shortbread sounds so interesting

  • daniellespinato1  on  9/13/2018 at 12:10 PM

    World Peace Cookies

  • dvajefink  on  9/13/2018 at 12:36 PM

    Dorie Greenspan world peace cookies ? Or is this a different World Peace Cookie? Those are some yummy cookies !

  • jennymnyc  on  9/14/2018 at 12:37 PM

    French toast crunch

  • lpatterson412  on  9/14/2018 at 4:18 PM

    Mint chocolate chip cookies!!!!

  • kcw214  on  9/15/2018 at 3:56 PM

    Coconut slice!

  • percussion03  on  9/16/2018 at 8:38 AM

    Easy baklava

  • LSanders  on  9/16/2018 at 11:09 AM

    Cacio e pepe shortbread

  • Shana.  on  9/17/2018 at 3:20 PM

    chocolate cloud cake

  • jezpurr  on  9/17/2018 at 9:22 PM

    No-bake chocolate coconut cookies!!!^_^

  • Dannausc  on  9/21/2018 at 7:39 PM

    Lemon square cookies

  • Su2cool  on  9/22/2018 at 10:09 AM

    secretly vegan chocolate chip cookies

  • stephanieyee  on  9/22/2018 at 11:38 PM

    chocolate chip cookie brittle

  • smartie101  on  9/24/2018 at 8:35 AM

    Olive Oil Cake

  • banba1  on  9/24/2018 at 1:48 PM

    i love lace cookies!

  • kelliwinter  on  9/24/2018 at 10:58 PM

    Butterscotch budino

  • Rosesrpink50  on  9/26/2018 at 7:42 AM

    Ten Minute Lime Cracker Pie!

  • RaeTPL  on  9/26/2018 at 8:57 AM

    Chocolate Cloud Cake

  • MamaEnki  on  9/26/2018 at 7:28 PM

    Vanilla Bean Rice pudding

  • Alivings07  on  9/26/2018 at 10:22 PM

    Dark Chocolate Marzipan Loaf or Apple Cider Doughnuts!

  • RoseMGenuine  on  9/27/2018 at 1:20 AM


  • kkarin  on  9/27/2018 at 7:18 AM

    No question, I will make the dark chocolate marzipan loaf cake first.

  • eatysmith  on  9/27/2018 at 10:01 AM

    Olive oil cake!

  • auntietina  on  9/28/2018 at 2:14 AM

    Coconut custard macaroons

  • Laura1  on  9/29/2018 at 7:55 AM

    chocolate cloud cake

  • milgwimper  on  9/29/2018 at 2:01 PM

    The coffee cardamom walnut cake.

  • Vbroussard  on  10/1/2018 at 2:55 PM

    Definitely the chocolate cloud, sounds heavenly!

  • klrclark  on  10/2/2018 at 10:05 AM

    Love the sound of chocoloate cloud cake so I have to try it.

  • ADeeRD  on  10/3/2018 at 9:27 PM

    I would like to try the New fangled apple cider donuts - so seasonal!

  • KarenDel  on  10/11/2018 at 1:27 PM

    Pistachio millionaire's shortbread with coriander butterscotch

  • Teruska  on  10/14/2018 at 3:18 PM


  • stephntran  on  10/16/2018 at 11:31 AM

    The cacio e pepe shortbread sounds so unique, I'd have to make that one first!

  • Kblg  on  10/19/2018 at 1:15 AM

    I would first try the coconut-custard-macaroons recipe.

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