Phenomenal baker, blogger (zoebakes.com) and best-selling cookbook author Zoë François has just released her first solo cookbook, and we think it’s a certified winner. In Zoë Bakes Cakes: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Favorite Layers, Bundts, Loaves, and More (Ten Speed Press, 2021) Zoë presents a collection of over 100 inspiring cake recipes, from simple loaf cakes (Lemon-Curd Pound Cake; Marble Pound Cake) to fruit-studded cakes (Pear Cardamom Cake; Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake) to layer and sheet cakes (Hot Chocolate Cake; Coconut-Candy Bar Cake; Hummingbird Cake), all characterized by her own inimitable and accessible style. Included are lots of beautiful photos, step shots, as well as techniques and tips covering the hows and whys of baking. So whether you’re a baking professional, an enthusiastic beginner, or just someone who loves cake, there is something in this book for you. Available here.