For some of us, hearing that age-old saying “baking is science” is enough to scare our creative side out of the kitchen. Then there's the long list of likely mishaps when you forget that one tiny part of the recipe. It's sure to have us quitting before we begin. Have no fear though, because there are hundreds of baking books out there aimed at helping beginners conquer this baking science. Here are our favorite 13 baking books to get you started on this exacting practice we prefer to think of as art. King Arthur produces some of the leading baking ingredients on the market. They’ve now equipped us with a cookbook on how to master using all of those ingredients. It highlights 350 recipes that will show and teach you how ingredients work together and how to achieve success in the kitchen every time.