Butter Baked Goods began as a tiny bakery in Vancouver. Opened in 2007 by Rosie Daykin, the bakery is a pink-and-pistachio slice of heaven, its counters overflowing with irresistible treats. Not long after opening, word got out about the bakery’s marshmallows, and Butter Baked Goods soon became known as the home of the very best gourmet marshmallow in North America, a delicious morsel that can now be found in more than 300 stores. The recipe for Butter’s Famous Marshmallows is just one of the gems tucked inside the pages of this beautiful book. Other recipes include:
SATURDAY MORNING CINNY BUNS & CHOCOLATE PISTACHIO POUND LOAF
MAPLE SNICKERDOODLE SANDWICH COOKIES & DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TOFFEE BISCOTTI
CHOCOLATE BERRY CHEESECAKE BARS & PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP BLONDIES
BUTTER’S CLASSIC WHITE CAKE & APPLE CAKE WITH MAPLE SAUCE
PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY CUPCAKES & RED VELVET WHOOPIE PIES
BUTTER’S LEMON MERINGUE TART & SOUR CREAM RHUBARB PIE
CHOCOLATE HONEYCOMB BRITTLE & SURPRISE MOCHA FUDGE
And a whole chapter dedicated to BUTTER CREAMS AND FROSTINGS, with Rosie’s top tips for “spreading the love”!
But don’t be intimidated! Every recipe in Butter Baked Goods has simple instructions written in an accessible and easy-to-follow style, plus tips on how to stock your pantry and your toolbox with everything that you’ll need to get started. Everyone can create Butter’s delectable desserts—from grandmothers who have been baking all their lives to teenagers making their very first cupcakes. Rosie’s baking is not about trickery, flamboyance, or hard-to-find ingredients, but about great-tasting, homemade treats that celebrate life’s milestones: birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, baby showers, bridal showers, or just that gloomy afternoon when you need a little pick-me-up. Butter Baked Goods showcases nostalgic home baking at its very best.
ROSIE DAYKIN is the owner of Butter Baked Goods and has been a passionate home baker since she was six years old. After a successful career as an interior designer, she transformed her dream of opening a bakery into a phenomenal success story. Butter Baked Goods has a bustling little café in Vancouver and Rosie’s baked goodies can be found at more than 300 fine retailers around the world. She lives in Vancouver with her husband, Paul; their daughter, India; two fat cats; and a small dog.
JANIS NICOLAY is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting interiors, lifestyle, and food stories for more than ten years. Her work has been featured in dozens of publications, including Country Living, House & Home, Travel & Leisure, and Vogue Living Australia. She lives in Vancouver.