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Baking Imperfect

Crush, Whip and Spread It Like Nobody's Watching

Published by Thunder Bay Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster


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About The Book

Dazzle your guests (but don’t let them see the mess!) with this collection of more than 80 recipes.

“Step-by-step photographs, whimsically illustrated suggestions, and anxiety-easing headnotes ensure that if Bedlow can bake it, anyone can!”

The world of baking can appear daunting, but with Baking Imperfect, you’ll learn to get through the trials with joy and a newfound sense of determination when things go wrong or get messy (and they will!). Author and chef Lottie Bedlow—a fan favorite on the television show The Great British Bake Off—will guide you through dozens of tasty recipes with her trademark wit and easygoing nature, helping bakers of all abilities feel confident and comfortable in the kitchen. From easy cookies and puddings to more elaborate cakes and pastries, each recipe in this book will score points where it matters the most—on the taste buds. Recipes include...
  • Viennese Fingers
  • Strawberry Shortcake Roll(er Coaster)
  • Big Daddy’s Ice Cream Doughnut Sandwiches
  • Little Maple Pecan Pies
  • Spring Chicken Turnovers
  • And more!

About The Author

Lottie Bedlow is a fan favorite contestant from The Great British Bake Off. A 32-year-old pantomime producer with a degree in animal behavior studies, Lottie lives with her aunt, uncle, and teenage cousins on the English coast. It is this unusual home set-up that is at the heart of her relationship with cooking and baking: Lottie makes food that tastes good for the people she loves.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (October 18, 2022)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781667202013

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Raves and Reviews

In baking, things don’t always work out the way they should. Lottie Bedlow (of GBBS season 11 fame) embraces this reality in Baking Imperfect (Thunder Bay, Nov.), with forgiving recipes including a gingerbread shed (“They never look like houses anyway,” she writes) and no-skill soda bread, plus tips gleaned from her enthusiastic experimentation.

– Pooja Makhijani, Publishers Weekly

Do you find baking baffling, yet you love it anyway? This book by [The Great British Baking Show] season 11’s Lottie is for you. The Viking enthusiast with a cheerful sense of humor is ready to share her recipes for mouthwatering cakes and puddings. Chock full of encouraging tips, this book is sure to help boost your confidence in the kitchen.

– Courtney Rodgers,

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