Elizabeth LaBau

Sweet Book of Candy Making Elizabeth LaBau
The Sweet Book of Candy Making by Elizabeth LaBau
Business: SugarHero
Expertise: baking, sweets, crafty treats

Elizabeth LaBau is a professional pastry chef, cookbook author, instructor, and writer who loves to share her passion for sweets.


  • Former pastry chef, food writer, and recipe developer
  • Completed a professional program at the Epicurean School of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles
  • Author of a candy cookbook, "The Sweet Book of Candy Making"
  • Writer for Better Homes & Gardens, OhNuts.com, and Velata
  • Has an award-winning dessert blog called SugarHero




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