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Is your sweet tooth calling for a little something something like Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake or Homemade Twinkies? Valerie Gordon's book, Sweet, is the answer. Petit fours, cakes, truffles and more take center stage throughout the 300+ pages. If the photos alone don't inspire you, she has also recreated some favorite recipes from Los Angeles' lost restaurants like The Brown Derby and Chasen's to tempt you. An added plus is the advice she gives on mixing cake and filling flavors so you can create your own dessert masterpieces. Whether you're an experienced baker or just have a sweet tooth needing filling, this will soon become one of your favorite books. If you pace yourself, your dentist will be none the wiser.