If you are as passionate about baking as we are, you will love these two new book titles for baking lovers.
The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making by Ruth Clemens is a is a great resource for anyone wanting to perfect their cake baking. Delicious cake recipes are presented with step-by-step photographs so that you can check your progress as you go and learn new skills. It will help you to achieve perfect results and is great for the visual learner.
Author, Ruth Clemens, was a finalist on the The Great British Bake-Off. We are looking forward to the Australian series which is due to air later this year. Ruth shares her recipes on her blog, The Pink Whisk.
The book is divided into three sections – Creaming Methods, Whisked Cakes, and Melting Methods. Each recipe has lots of helpful tips and techniques to guide you through the process. Whether you are looking for a party cake, dessert, or just a family favourite, you are sure to find a cake to meet your needs. It also includes a helpful section on cake making basics and equipment.
We recommend this book for anyone wanting to master the techniques of cake making. It would be especially suitable for beginners as the helpful photographs will add to your confidence in the kitchen.
The book is available from Booktopia.
Mini Treats & Hand-held Sweets: 100 Delicious Desserts to Pick Up and Eat by Abigail Johnson Dodge includes 100 easy to pick up sweets that are perfect for your next party, dessert buffet, cake stall or picnic. The sweets in this cook book are all perfectly portable bite sized delights.
You can see more of Abigal Dodge’s recipes on her blog.
|Streusel Topped Double Cherry Slab Pie
Mini Treats and Hand Held Sweets has chapters on Cookies; Mini Pies and Slab Pies; Whoopie Pies, Cake Bites and Mini Cakes; Bite Sized Treats; Frozen Treats; and Candies. It also includes details on essential equipment. Each recipe includes tips/tricks and twists to the recipe, as well as instructions on what to do ahead and finishing touches to do before serving.
Some of our favourite recipes include: Pear Almond Frangipane Pie, Dulce de Leche Cake Bites, Double Raspberry Brownie Ice-Cream Bites, White Chocolate Peppermint Bark.
|Almost Instant Yellow Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Frosting
Mini Treats and Hand Held Treats is an inspiring book for bakers. You are sure to find some lovely recipes for next time you seed some treats to pick up and eat. Unfortunately not all the recipes in the book are photographed. It is available from Booktopia
Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Taunton Press