Renowned Baker Shares Family Baking Secrets in New Book

Bringing back the joy of baking

Create Something Delicious

“It Started With A Pie – Secrets of Sweet Magnolia’s Pie Lady” by Marla Minix Moore

Eating is a necessity, but cooking is an art!”

— Gesine Lemcke

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, UNITED STATES, April 11, 2024 / — Get ready to embark on a delicious journey through the heartwarming world of baking with Marla Minix Moore‘s release, “It Started With a Pie: Secrets of Sweet Magnolia’s Pie Lady.” This captivating new book offers readers a rare glimpse into the closely guarded family recipes and baking techniques that were the cornerstone of the renowned Sweet Magnolia Pie Shoppe in Lexington, Kentucky, for over 25 years.

Marla Minix Moore invites readers to join her as she unlocks the secrets to creating mouthwatering pies, pastries, and desserts that have delighted generations of loyal customers. With a desire to demystify the art of baking and help bakers of all skill levels succeed in the kitchen, Marla shares a wealth of knowledge and expertise with warmth, humor, and passion.

“At Sweet Magnolia’s, baking wasn’t just a profession—it’s was a way of life,” says Marla Minix Moore. “For over two decades, we served up delicious pies and pastries made with love and care, using recipes passed down through generations. With ‘It Started With a Pie,’ I’m thrilled to finally share these closely guarded family secrets with the world and help people fall in love with baking all over again.”

“It Started With a Pie” is more than just a collection of recipes; it’s a celebration of the joy and camaraderie that comes from gathering in the kitchen to create something truly special. From classic fruit pies and decadent cream pies to flaky pastries, each recipe is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, helpful tips, and personal anecdotes that bring the baking experience to life.

However, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of “It Started With a Pie” is its authenticity. Every recipe featured in the book has been meticulously tested and perfected in the kitchen of Sweet Magnolia’s Pie Shoppe, ensuring that home bakers can recreate the same mouthwatering flavors and textures that once made the shop a beloved institution in the Lexington community.

“We believe that baking should be a joyous and rewarding experience for everyone,” adds Marla Minix Moore. “With ‘It Started With a Pie,’ I hope to inspire readers to roll up their sleeves, dust off their aprons, and discover the magic of baking for themselves.”

“It Started With a Pie: Secrets of Sweet Magnolia’s Pie Lady” is now available for purchase at all major bookstores and online retailers. Whether you’re a seasoned baker looking to expand your repertoire or a novice baker eager to learn the ropes, this charming and heartfelt book is sure to become a cherished companion in the kitchen.

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