Cookbook Recommendation: Real Sweet
For many, baking is a way of life. It’s a way to welcome the new neighbors or a charming way to contribute to your local community events. Sweet treats make great afternoon snacks for the kids and even better late night snacks for you. But there’s always one caveat to these confections, and that’s the repercussion of refined sugar.
Shauna Sever solves this catch 22 in her wonderful new book, Real Sweet. Delivering cookies, muffins, brittles, cakes, candy, and even sweet spreads without so much as a speck of refined white sugar, Sever elevates dessert with natural, wholesome sweeteners, such as coconut sugar, turbinado sugar, rapadura and honey. Don’t miss the delightfully lush cinnamon-sugared blueberry bundt or the spiced chocolate molasses buttons, which boasts a lovely sticky dark muscovado.
Satisfy your sweet tooth and simultaneously enrich your body with nutrients. It’s the American dream. At $28, Real Sweet is the ultimate treat.