Best Mary Berry cookbooks for 2023

Mary Berry has written over 80 cookbooks, here's our roundup of the best ones you can buy online for 2023...

A selection of the best Mary Berry cookbooks 2023
A selection of the best Mary Berry cookbooks 2023
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We've rounded up the best Mary Berry cookbooks for 2023. From her iconic Baking Bible to her latest Cook and Share recipe book.

Mary Berry certainly knows a thing or two when it comes to baking and her impressive collection of cookbooks is a great way to truly appreciate her skills and recipes. We've taken the time to highlight her best cookbooks out there - all of which can be bought online. 

All of Mary Berry's recipes (opens in new tab) featured in her cookbooks are easy and family-friendly. Mary is dedicated to simplifying recipes as she demonstrates in all of her cookbooks with basic, straightforward instructions and clearly labeled methods. Her most popular recipes include classic lemon drizzle cake (opens in new tab) and her mouthwatering flapjacks recipe (opens in new tab). And of course, Mary's cooking repertoire isn't limited to cakes, bakes, and desserts, her cookbooks include savoury dishes from nut roast to lasagne too, from fish to chicken dishes.

"Cookbooks are a great gift for those who love to cook and bake, and choosing to gift one of Mary Berry's cookbooks is sure to get you some serious brownie points," says Senior Content Editor, Jessica Dady. "I'm old-fashioned and love a cookbook, especially if there's a favourite recipe or meal you always go back to. Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites cookbook is one of my go-to's particularly the Bakewell tart recipe and shortbread biscuits too."

Where to buy Mary Berry cookbooks online

Best Mary Berry cookbooks 2023

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1. Mary Berry Cooks to Perfection
RRP: £23.45
Available in hardcover
In this book Mary is the charming kitchen guide you can trust, offering simple recipes and detailed descriptions of each step. Salmon en croute, ginger and chocolate cake and warm chicken salad are just a handful of recipes included in this book. It also includes illustrative images of the steps to her tested and trusted recipes. (opens in new tab)

1. Mary Berry Cooks to Perfection

RRP: £23.45

Available in hardcover

In this book Mary is the charming kitchen guide you can trust, offering simple recipes and detailed descriptions of each step. Salmon en croute, ginger and chocolate cake and warm chicken salad are just a handful of recipes included in this book. It also includes illustrative images of the steps to her tested and trusted recipes.


2. Mary Berry's Simple Comforts
RRP: £13
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
Every dish looks mouth-wateringly delicious, plus who isn't a sucker for comfort food? Each recipe has Mary's signature simple style and features an array of comforting foods to please all tastes year-round. We love the modern style of this book which was published in 2020. (opens in new tab)

2. Mary Berry's Simple Comforts

RRP: £13

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

Every dish looks mouth-wateringly delicious, plus who isn't a sucker for comfort food? Each recipe has Mary's signature simple style and features an array of comforting foods to please all tastes year-round. We love the modern style of this book which was published in 2020.


3. Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook
RRP: £23.45
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
For more bang for your buck opt for Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook. It contains over 1,000 of Mary's best tried and tested recipes. It's a cookery bible to turn to for any occasion, from a simple healthy family dinner to an impressive blow-out dinner party meal. This book has it all. Worth the money with over 650 recipes to choose from. (opens in new tab)

3. Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook

RRP: £23.45

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

For more bang for your buck opt for Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook. It contains over 1,000 of Mary's best tried and tested recipes. It's a cookery bible to turn to for any occasion, from a simple healthy family dinner to an impressive blow-out dinner party meal. This book has it all. Worth the money with over 650 recipes to choose from.


4. Mary Berry's Christmas Collection
RRP: £9.41
Available in paperback, hardcover and Kindle Edition
It's not Christmas without a touch of home cooking. But it's often not the most relaxing endeavor when you have a whole family eagerly awaiting a perfectly cooked turkey. There is one calming influence that we can trust to guide us through the Christmas cooking tribulations. This book includes everything you need for smooth running festivities including clear and easy-to-follow cooking countdowns and shopping lists. (opens in new tab)

4. Mary Berry's Christmas Collection

RRP: £9.41

Available in paperback, hardcover and Kindle Edition

It's not Christmas without a touch of home cooking. But it's often not the most relaxing endeavor when you have a whole family eagerly awaiting a perfectly cooked turkey. There is one calming influence that we can trust to guide us through the Christmas cooking tribulations. This book includes everything you need for smooth running festivities including clear and easy-to-follow cooking countdowns and shopping lists.


5. Mary Berry's Baking Bible
RRP: £21
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
Mary is baking royalty, we all saw her lovable and knowledgeable presenting on the Great British Bake Off so know she's not a fan of a soggy bottom. But when it comes to traditional cakes Mary knows her stuff. Much like a good Victoria sandwich(opens in new tab), this book is jam-packed containing 250 foolproof recipes. Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition. The perfect book for avid bakers or those who want to improve their baking skills. (opens in new tab)

5. Mary Berry's Baking Bible

RRP: £21

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

Mary is baking royalty, we all saw her lovable and knowledgeable presenting on the Great British Bake Off so know she's not a fan of a soggy bottom. But when it comes to traditional cakes Mary knows her stuff. Much like a good Victoria sandwich(opens in new tab), this book is jam-packed containing 250 foolproof recipes. Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition. The perfect book for avid bakers or those who want to improve their baking skills.


6. Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites
RRP: £21
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
Another collection of dependable easy makes dishes from the queen of home cookery. This time her own favorites. This book was released alongside Mary's cookery series that first aired on BBC two back in 2015, so some of the pictures look a little dated, but the recipes are timeless tasty classics. A collection of Mary Berry's favourite recipes that she likes to make regularly at home. (opens in new tab)

6. Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites

RRP: £21

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

Another collection of dependable easy makes dishes from the queen of home cookery. This time her own favorites. This book was released alongside Mary's cookery series that first aired on BBC two back in 2015, so some of the pictures look a little dated, but the recipes are timeless tasty classics. A collection of Mary Berry's favourite recipes that she likes to make regularly at home.


7. Mary Berry Foolproof Cooking
RRP: £22
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
You can't go wrong with this book. Mary has included her tips and tricks to assist you while you're cooking her easy-to-follow recipes. Great for guaranteeing perfect results even for the underconfident cook. Plenty of tips and tricks are included for each recipe - ideal for beginners. (opens in new tab)

7. Mary Berry Foolproof Cooking

RRP: £22

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

You can't go wrong with this book. Mary has included her tips and tricks to assist you while you're cooking her easy-to-follow recipes. Great for guaranteeing perfect results even for the underconfident cook. Plenty of tips and tricks are included for each recipe - ideal for beginners.


8. Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast
RRP: £19.99
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast is packed with an array of splendid-looking dishes that are sure to impress. But don't worry they're also delightfully easy to make. Mary is also renowned for her Aga cookbooks, and this one contains both oven and aga cooking times. This is the book to pick from the shelf for special occasions and celebrations. (opens in new tab)

8. Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast

RRP: £19.99

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast is packed with an array of splendid-looking dishes that are sure to impress. But don't worry they're also delightfully easy to make. Mary is also renowned for her Aga cookbooks, and this one contains both oven and aga cooking times. This is the book to pick from the shelf for special occasions and celebrations.


9. Classic by Mary Berry
RRP: £18.99
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
The recipes are easy to follow so you always get the desired result. They are classy and classic, but also there's don't require any extra faff or fussiness. It's just full of really easy and delicious recipes that we can trust. This book encompasses everything we love about Mary's cooking style. (opens in new tab)

9. Classic by Mary Berry

RRP: £18.99

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

The recipes are easy to follow so you always get the desired result. They are classy and classic, but also there's don't require any extra faff or fussiness. It's just full of really easy and delicious recipes that we can trust. This book encompasses everything we love about Mary's cooking style.


10. Love to Cook by Mary Berry
RRP: £12
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
Featuring more than 120 recipes from the 2021 Love to Cook BBC series this book is great if you're looking for no-fuss meals. Highlights include Kashmiri chicken curry and fresh lemon limoncello pavlova. Mary Berry's latest book has been given 4.8 stars on average by Amazon customers. The perfect example of Mary Berry's skill in home cooking. (opens in new tab)

10. Love to Cook by Mary Berry

RRP: £12

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

Featuring more than 120 recipes from the 2021 Love to Cook BBC series this book is great if you're looking for no-fuss meals. Highlights include Kashmiri chicken curry and fresh lemon limoncello pavlova. Mary Berry's latest book has been given 4.8 stars on average by Amazon customers. The perfect example of Mary Berry's skill in home cooking.


11. Cook and Share: 120 Delicious New Fuss-free Recipes 
RRP: £10
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
New for 2022, this cookbook is full to bursting of Mary Berry's latest creations with over 100 dishes to choose from. This book is a brand new tie-in cookbook to her BBC series. Think brunches like brioche with avocado, spinach, and bacon or puddings like chocolate brownies or crumble cake. A mouthwatering collection with beautiful photography. (opens in new tab)

11. Cook and Share: 120 Delicious New Fuss-free Recipes 

RRP: £10

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

New for 2022, this cookbook is full to bursting of Mary Berry's latest creations with over 100 dishes to choose from. This book is a brand new tie-in cookbook to her BBC series. Think brunches like brioche with avocado, spinach, and bacon or puddings like chocolate brownies or crumble cake. A mouthwatering collection with beautiful photography.


12. Mary Berry's Quick Cooking
RRP: £11
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
This cookbook ties into Mary Berry's BBC TV series and features an array of delicious Mary Berry recipes including quick and simple family meals if you're looking for some midweek inspiration. Plenty of tips and tricks and simple techniques to make cooking and baking that bit easier. (opens in new tab)

12. Mary Berry's Quick Cooking

RRP: £11

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

This cookbook ties into Mary Berry's BBC TV series and features an array of delicious Mary Berry recipes including quick and simple family meals if you're looking for some midweek inspiration. Plenty of tips and tricks and simple techniques to make cooking and baking that bit easier.


13. Mary Berry Everyday: Make Every Meal Special
RRP: £21
Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition
Revamp family favourites with Mary Berry's Everyday cookbook. This book includes over 120 new recipes mostly savoury family meals and clever twists on everyday dinners and basic ingredients. A few simple puds you'll certainly want to try at home. (opens in new tab)

13. Mary Berry Everyday: Make Every Meal Special

RRP: £21

Available in hardcover and Kindle Edition

Revamp family favourites with Mary Berry's Everyday cookbook. This book includes over 120 new recipes mostly savoury family meals and clever twists on everyday dinners and basic ingredients. A few simple puds you'll certainly want to try at home.


14. Mary Berry's Ultimate Cake Book (Second Edition)
RRP: £15.99
Available in paperback and Kindle Edition
Choose from over 200 classic cake recipes - Mary Berry's specialty. Great for avid bakers, this book is jam-packed with recipes from her classic Victoria sandwich cake to chocolate roulade to strawberry and walnut cake to lemon cheesecake - the list goes on. (opens in new tab)

14. Mary Berry's Ultimate Cake Book (Second Edition)

RRP: £15.99

Available in paperback and Kindle Edition

Choose from over 200 classic cake recipes - Mary Berry's specialty. Great for avid bakers, this book is jam-packed with recipes from her classic Victoria sandwich cake to chocolate roulade to strawberry and walnut cake to lemon cheesecake - the list goes on.


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Jessica Dady is Senior Content Editor at Goodto.com and has over 10 years of experience as a digital journalist, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the best food hampers to cookbooks, from the best cake stands to baking sets, Jessica has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to must-have food products. A passionate baker, she spends much of her time creating celebration cakes for friends and family - particularly for her two lucky children.