Cake Simple: Recipes for Bundt-Style Cakes from Classic Dark Chocolate to Luscious Lemon Basilby Christie Matheson
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Bundt-style cakes appeal to everyone busy home bakers appreciate how simple they are to make, and cake lovers adore the endless (and delicious!) variety of shapes and forms they can take. This collection of more than 50 recipes delivers retro fun with a sophisticated spin, offering everything from nostalgia-inducing classics and decadent indulgences to adorable minis and even vegan versions of this eponymous treat. Enticing photos throughout showcase these whimsical, irresistible desserts and will have anyone with sweet cravings begging for this circular sensation!
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Meet the Author
Christie Matheson is the co-author of several books, including Flour.
Alex Farnum is a San Francisco-based photographer.
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Bundt cakes seem to be the rage these days, and I do love making them, so I'm always on the alert for new recipes. I haven't yet tried out any of the recipes in the book, but I have spotted several I plan to bake in the next few weeks and during the holidays. This book contains quite a few recipes that feature ingredients that are a bit out of the ordinary--for example, using creme fraiche instead of sour cream (the author says this produces a superior crumb, and she includes instructions on how to make your own creme fraiche). The organization of the book is very useful: a chapter on Bundt classics, one on more decadent cakes, one "for food snobs" (some really unusual ingredients here!), and a chapter on Bundt minis. Some recipes in the latter are for a six-mold pan, others for an eight-mold pan. The author also provides suggestions about what to do if you have one of the newer Bundt pans that have one of fancier design shapes (e.g., fleur-de-lis) but a smaller capacity than the traditional pan. I can already tell that this book will make a nice addition to my ever-expanding cookbook collection!
Every cake in this book is a hit! I have not been disappointed once and I have made several now. Great texture-not your out of the box light and fluffy-but real indulgent texture.