Cakes To Die For - Cookbook

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Chef Bev Shaffer dishes up another “to die for!” culinary adventure with this celebration of all things cake. Hundreds of mouth-watering, eye-popping Layered Cakes, Baby Cakes, Cheesecakes, Coffee Cakes, Snack Cakes, and more fill the pages of this ultimate home-baker’s resource. In her signature uncomplicated style, Shaffer serves up slices of advice throughout, from how to avoid a mess when filling a Bundt pan to tips about icing layer cakes and everything in between.

Drawing upon her own warm memories from a fragrant childhood kitchen and her decades of experience teaching cooking classes, working with fellow chefs, and writing about food, Shaffer has assembled her favorite desserts spanning the flavor spectrum from dark chocolate and rich mascarpone to fresh citrus and light, nutty goodness. Whether it’s the decadence of Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake and Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake, or rich Ricotta Vanilla Bean Pound Cake, fruity Key Lime Baby Cakes, and not-so-guilty Whole Wheat Lemon Poppy Seed Cake, these recipes showcase the dizzying versatility of the art of the cake.

Author: Bev Shaffer
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
288 pp. 8 1/2 x 10"
75 color photographs