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




About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

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