The Southern Baking Cookbook: 60 Comforting Recipes Full of Down-South Flavor (Hardcover)
Rustic Treats That Taste Like Home
North Carolina native and award-winning Two Cups Flour blogger Jenn Davis knows the key to Southern baking—think fresh fruit, real sugar and full-fat buttermilk. And with this standout book, anyone, anywhere can experience some down-south magic.
Jenn blends her Southern sensibilities with a unique approach to flavor, reimagining crowd-pleasing classics with a twist. You’ll learn to make fluffy Blueberry Buttermilk Malt Pancakes and Mountain Molasses Cornbread, Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Pie and Chorizo-Jalapeño Scones. Plus, these easy-to-follow recipes feature must-have tips for mastering pie crust, layer cakes, cookie dough, quick breads and more. Impress your friends and family with festive Vanilla-Bourbon Marshmallows or a citrusy Sunshine Pie passed down for generations. Jenn’s creative use of everyday ingredients and clear, step-by-step instructions make each treat perfect for beginner bakers and pastry pros alike.
No matter where you live, these sweet and savory bakes will bring a touch of Southern comfort to your kitchen!
About the Author
Jenn Davis is the photographer, food stylist and recipe developer behind the blog Two Cups Flour. She was a Saveur Best Blog Photography winner and Best Baking Blog finalist. Her work has been featured by the Food Network, Bake from Scratch, feedfeed and Where Women Cook, among others. She lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
“There are few bakers who can make me drool as much as Jenn can, and I’ve figured out why: she masterfully turns familiar flavors into inspired dishes you’ll want to eat again and again.”
—Sarah Crawford, creator of Broma Bakery
“From flaky, buttery pies to effortless anytime cakes, Jenn shows us how to bake Southern classics from scratch, with love.”
—Laura Kasavan, creator of Tutti Dolci
“This book is an absolute treasure. The flavors are deeply rooted, the techniques are approachable and the decadent recipes are pure comfort. Every Southern baker and beyond should have a copy in their cookbook collection.”
—Jocelyn Delk Adams, award-winning cookbook author of Grandbaby Cakes
“Jenn turns her family favorites up a notch with mouth-watering flavor twists. From cozy cobblers to morning muffins, there’s a recipe to satisfy all your cravings.”
—Tessa Huff, author of Layered and Icing on the Cake
“Jenn’s sweet southern charm is saturated in every page of this book. I could almost hear her southern accent read me each recipe. This is comfort baking at its finest.”
—Karlee Flores, creator of Olive and Artisan
“Jenn’s cookbook is truly an indulgence. It mixes a bit of whimsy with a touch of tradition, and encapsulates the magic of Southern comfort food.”
—Keshia Hay, acclaimed celebrity chef
“Jenn’s baking has always left me speechless. Her creations are a true work of art, but above all, they’re utterly delicious!”
—Diala Canelo, creator of Diala’s Kitchen