Choose a batter, flavor with syrup, add a frosting—it’s magic! Want something decadent and fudgy? Darkest Chocolate Cake + Caramel Syrup + Malted Milk Chocolate Frosting + crushed candy bars = Candy Bar Cake. Or how about a nutty cake like the Elvis: Peanut Butter Cake + Bacon Syrup + Nutella Frosting, topped with candied bacon. Fit for the king, indeed! This innovative and remarkably easy way to bake luscious, flavorful cakes is a formula for cake bliss. Cake Magic! is a full-color visual cookbook—photos in the front, recipes in the back—and the first step in every baker’s cake adventure. It includes valuable baking tips, vegan and gluten-free variations, plus how to tweak the recipes to make sheet cakes, Bundt cakes, and cupcakes, too.
Rubik’s cubes, fire-breathing dragons, and jack-o-lanterns. Pirate ships, pianos, and Star Wars figurines. With Instructables.com’s Amazing Cakes, you’ll be able to make cakes shaped like animals, mythical creatures, and vehicles. They may light up, breathe fire, or blow bubbles or smoke. They may be 3D or they may be animated, seeming to move of their own free will. Whether they’re cute and cuddly (like a penguin) or sticky and gross (like a human brain!), these cakes have two things in common: They’re (mostly) edible and they’re amazing! Instructables.com authors walk you through each step of the process as you cut plywood for cake bases, hardwire figurines for automation, and mix nontoxic chemicals for explosions and eruptions. The photos accompanying the step-by-step directions provide additional information about the processes and enable you to compare your final products with the originals created by the expert cake artists of Instructables.com. In addition to the cakes mentioned above, you’ll also learn how to make cakes shaped like: • Yoda • Helicopters • 3D dinosaurs • Moving tanks • Pi signs (p) • Bass fish • Zombie heads • Swimming pools • Ladybugs • Evil clowns • And more!
It’s a breakout book from a budding star. “Curbs the expense and time of cooking, and helps you put dinners on the table that feel like important triumphs.”—Amanda Hesser. “Caroline Wright has a great feel for the way we want to cook and eat these days. [The] recipes are bright, fresh, and appealing.”—Dorie Greenspan. Twenty-Dollar, Twenty-Minute Meals has it all: A bold and irresistible promise—make fresh, delicious meals for four for $20 or less, and that take twenty minutes or less to prepare. A dynamic young author with serious fans. And the singular point of view that pulls it all together, from the narrative recipe style to the author’s unerring sense of the ingredient-forward way people want to cook and eat today. Twenty-Dollar, Twenty- Minute Meals is for millennials on a budget and young moms and dads who want to make the kind of food they eat in restaurants or read about on blogs—for anyone who likes to cook and entertain but doesn’t always have a lot of time (or money). It’s quick and easy with a modern twist: Steak with Herb Sauce and Buttered Radishes. Seared Salmon with Orange Rosemary Lentils. Merguez Burger with Cucumber Dressing. Sage Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches and Onion. Orzo Risotto with Pancetta and Radicchio. And, of course, there’s dessert. It’s the Wright way to cook: 20 minutes + $20 = a fabulous meal for 4.
Three cakes in one, this is every cake-lovers dream! Composed of just eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk, and with a super simple preparation method, at first glance these recipes look just like any other cake recipe. But the magic in these cakes is in the cooking. Baked at a low temperature, the cake mixture divides itself into three layers, each with a distinct texture and taste: a dense, moist cake base; a delicate cream filling; and a light and fluffy sponge to top it off. The result is a cake like you've never tasted before - an explosion of textures and flavours in a moreish cake you just can't have one bite of!
What's cuter than a cupcake? A cake pop, of course! Wildly popular blogger Bakerella (aka Angie Dudley) has turned cake pops into an international sensation! Cute little cakes on a stick from decorated balls to more ambitious shapes such as baby chicks, ice cream cones, and even cupcakes these adorable creations are the perfect alternative to cake at any party or get-together. Martha Stewart loved the cupcake pops so much she had Bakerella appear on her show to demonstrate making them. Now Angie makes it easy and fun to recreate these amazing treats right at home with clear step-by-step instructions and photos of more than 40 featured projects, as well as clever tips for presentation, decorating, dipping, coloring and melting chocolate, and much more.
Now anyone can bake rich, wonderful, and comforting desserts and get out of the kitchen in lightning-fast speed. Quick and convenient dump cakes are perfect for families with children who always want to help, for home cooks on the go and for anyone who just wants to keep their cooking simple. It's the answer to the constant barrage of "bring a dish" events and the balm that calms dessert cravings. Inside you'll find a wide array of cakes and desserts that require minimal utensils to prepare. For nearly all of the recipes, simply open readily available cans or a package of cake mix and layer in the pan. Never again will you have to struggle with complex steps or deal with lots of dirty dishes. Simple, filling, and comforting, these cakes are timeless, reminiscent of grandma's house or that scout troop cookout. Discover decadent Pumpkin Bourbon Nut Cake perfect for fall picnics, classic favorites like Upside Down Pineapple Cake, or Easy Peasy Peach Cake for those nights you have a sweet tooth but not much energy. Other recipes feature new, innovative flavor combinations, from decadent chocolate and salted caramels, to fresh tasting fruits: the array of flavors is nearly endless. Delicious Dump Cakes from Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore is your ticket to a fast dessert whenever you crave it!
Modern Unique Treats to Give Your Oven a Break This new take on mix, place and refrigerate takes no-bake treats to another level with indulgent flavors. Go beyond traditional desserts with Julianne Bayer’s easy-to-follow recipes that span over many categories with distinctive and contemporary takes on classics that are bound to please any palate. Create exceptional flavors with desserts such as S’mores Lasagna, Peanut Butter and Banana Icebox Cake, Brownie Batter Cheesecake, Coconut Lime Cookie Truffles and Dulce De Leche Pie. Wow your friends and family with extraordinary desserts that pack a punch of flavor without complicated ingredients or tricky cooking techniques.
Incredibly Flavorful & Gorgeous Cakes to Celebrate All Year Long In Simply Beautiful Homemade Cakes, Lindsay Conchar shares 65 mouthwatering recipes paired up with simple decorating techniques to take your cakes to the next level. The cakes feature popular flavors that are sure to satisfy everyone’s favorite sweet-tooth craving. Lindsay teaches her secrets to frosting a perfectly smooth cake, piping simple designs with buttercream frosting, getting that beautiful drizzle and creating trendy looks such as rustic ruffles. Whether it’s for a special party, a holiday or just a treat for yourself, the cakes in this book are sure to impress both in taste and style! Dazzle your friends and family with cakes such as Cinnamon Roll Layer Cake, Key Lime Cheesecake, Chocolate Mousse Brownie Cake, Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes, Birthday Explosion Ice Cream Cake (no ice-cream machine required!) and Eggnog Spice Cake for the winter holidays. Follow Lindsay’s decoration ideas for each cake or mix and match for your own pretty twist. Either way, you’re sure to end up with a delicious winner! Simply Beautiful Homemade Cakes inspires you at every page to do what cakes do best—bring joy to the lives of your friends and family.
Amazing cakes for every occasion—from all-time classics to contemporary favorites Get ready for a stellar lineup of the most delicious cakes ever! From everyday treats to spectacular showstoppers, here are 200 recipes for snack cakes, layer cakes, decorated children's party cakes, rolled cakes, upside-down cakes, coffee cakes, pudding cakes, cheesecakes, cupcakes, and cake pops, balls, and bites. The options are nearly endless and sure to inspire your next occasion! Whether your craving is for classic cakes, fun new flavors, or great decorating ideas, you'll fall in love with fabulous and foolproof creations like Sour Cream Spice Cake, Chocolate Stout Cake with Caramel Frosting, Red Velvet Cake, Peaches and Buttercream Cake, Strawberry-Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake, Slumber Party Cake, and Spring Chicks Cake Pops. There's also an introductory section with information and photos showing how to bake, assemble, and frost cakes, as well as sweet tips throughout to ensure success every time. 200 recipes include classic and modern cakes and creative variations More than 100 full-color photos showcase the cakes at their beautiful best Special features cover frosting a layer cake, making and decorating cake pops, and easy ways to decorate a cake to add that perfect final touch You'll find almost any cake you can imagine in Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cakes. With these recipes, you'll never run out of ideas for satisfying your sweet tooth.
Author: Lindy Smith
Publisher: David & Charles Publishers
Release Date: 2013
sugar modeling and adding finishing touches - perfect for both beginner and experienced cake decorators alike! Featuring a fully comprehensive index of all of the food paste colours available from the main suppliers in the UK, and full instructions on how to alter their tone, hue and intensity to suit your cake decorating needs.
It’s time to venture beyond vanilla and chocolate and take your baking skills up a notch. We’re talking layers—two, three, four, or more! Create sky-high, bakery-quality treats at home with Tessa Huff’s 150 innovative recipes, which combine new and exciting flavors of cake, fillings, and frostings—everything from pink peppercorn cherry to bourbon butterscotch, and pumpkin vanilla chai to riesling rhubarb and raspberry chocolate stout. Including contemporary baking methods and industry tips and tricks, Layered covers every decorating technique you’ll ever need with simple instructions and gorgeous step-by-step photos that speak to bakers of every skill level—and to anyone who wants to transform dessert into layer upon layer of edible art.
Author: Annie Hartnett
Publisher: Tin House Books
Release Date: 2017-03-07
People Magazine Book of the Week An Indies Introduce and Indie Next Pick Fans of Maria Semple's Where'd You Go Bernadette and and Kevin Wilson's The Family Fang will delight in Annie Hartnett's debut, a darkly comic novel about a young girl named Elvis trying to figure out her place in a world without her mother. Elvis Babbitt has a head for the facts: she knows science proves yellow is the happiest color, she knows a healthy male giraffe weighs about 3,000 pounds, and she knows that the naked mole rat is the longest living rodent. She knows she should plan to grieve her mother, who has recently drowned while sleepwalking, for exactly eighteen months. But there are things Elvis doesn’t yet know—like how to keep her sister Lizzie from poisoning herself while sleep-eating or why her father has started wearing her mother's silk bathrobe around the house. Elvis investigates the strange circumstances of her mother's death and finds comfort, if not answers, in the people (and animals) of Freedom, Alabama. As hilarious a storyteller as she is heartbreakingly honest, Elvis is a truly original voice in this exploration of grief, family, and the endurance of humor after loss.
Magic Cakes is your easy, no-hassle guide to the latest, Pinterest-fueled baking craze! If you dream of a layered cake, but want to avoid the endless, complicated steps it takes to make one, then you're going to fall in love with magic cakes. With only a single batter that magically transforms into three layers of custardy, fudgey, spongey cake, you can have an easy dessert that looks like it took hours to put together (and tastes like it, too!) This book contains 40 recipes for cakes, frostings, icings, and other delightful extras that are simple to make and difficult not to devour. Magic cakes can be your classic chocolate or vanilla, a tiramisu cake reimagined, or even an unconventional cardamom-scented sweet potato cake if you're feeling adventurous. Top each treat with a frosting or a simple dusting of powdered sugar, and you've got yourself a magical dessert to savor and enjoy!
Author: Heather 'Cupcakes' Saffer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-08-18
45 flavorful frostings that truly take the cake! After her appearance on Food Network's Cupcake Wars, thousands traveled far and wide for a bite of Heather "Cupcakes" Saffer's delicious desserts, but it wasn't just the warm cake they were clamoring for--they couldn't get enough of the gourmet frostings that adorned the irresistible treats. In this book, she shares her most decadent frosting recipes, a variety of creative uses for the icings, and the memories that inspired her to concoct such extraordinary flavor combinations. From Orange Cardamom and Strawberry Merengue to Cinnamon Whisky Buttercream and Maple Bacon, each mouthwatering spread features step-by-step instructions and tempting ideas for using the yummy creation in snacks, entrees, and cocktails. You will surprise guests with indulgent goodies swirled with rich and creamy frostings like: Strawberry-frosted limoncello "shortcakes" Malbec ganache tossed chocolate raspberry pasta Coffee toffee ganache frosting truffles S'more push-pop parfaits Cheddar beer-boiled pretzels dipped in a cheddar bacon frosting Complete with hundreds of mouthwatering four-color photographs, The Dollop Book of Frosting shows you how to turn this ordinary cupcake topping into a show-stopping treat!