Wednesday, October 25, 2017

CAKE, I LOVE YOU: Recipes By Jill O’Connor Review

CAKE, I LOVE YOU: Decadent, Delectable, and Doable Recipes
By Jill O’Connor
Chronicle Books/May 2017
ISBN-13: 978-1452153803

What better way to celebrate life's big and small achievements than with cake? This love letter to a classic indulgence offers 60 divinely decadent recipes home bakers will want to make right away. Organized by flavor profile (banana, coconut, chocolate, caramel, spice, fruit) and level of difficulty, each chapter in this cookbook from baking master Jill O'Connor presents a wide range of sweet choices, from easy weeknight sheet cakes to showstoppers layered with frosting and ganache.

 With photos that will make readers want to reach out and swipe their fingers through the frosting, Cake: I Love You offers foolproof cake-making advice for beginning bakers and master mixers alike.

Jill O’Connor is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School in London and studied at the International Pastry Arts Center in New York.  She writes a food column for the San Diego Union-Tribune, is the author of six cookbooks, and has developed recipes for Food & Wine, Southern Living, Bon Appétit, and Fine Cooking magazines.

I recevied a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's review- Facts, photos, ingredients and tips flow in this beautifully put together book.   Very enjoyable to read and even more fun to create these recipes.  While I did not have most of the ingredients on hand, you could easily find them in most grocery stores.

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