Author(s): Abi Fawcett
No one can resist a cake, but making a cake from scratch can be a tricky undertaking. If the ingredients and baking temperature aren't just right, the results can disappoint. The 70 recipes in Cake Basics make it very easy to recreate old favourites and enjoy new and irresistible delights for all occasions. Cake Basics covers: Basics, including icing, frostings and decorations; Simple cakes; Layer cakes; Loaf cakes; Chocolate cakes; Cheesecakes. The foolproof and tempting recipes include: Chocolate ganache; Marble fruits; Genoise sponge cake; Blood orange almond cake. The book also includes practical tips on how to avoid common problems encountered when cooking cakes from scratch, and a glossary clarifies baking terms.
Abi Fawcett is a freelance food stylist whose clients have included Jamie Oliver.