"If you ever bake a cake, this book will become your partner in the kitchen."-- from the foreword by Maida Heatter
This is the classic cake cookbook that enables anyone to make delicious, exquisite cakes. As a writer for food magazines, women's magazines, and newspapers, including The New York Times, Rose Levy Beranbaum's trademark is her ability to reduce the most complex techniques to easy-to-follow recipes. Rose makes baking a joy. This is the definitive work on cakes by the country's top cake baker.
The Cake Bible shows how to:
Mix a buttery, tender layer cake in under five minutes with perfect results every time
Make the most fabulous chocolate cake you ever imagined with just three ingredients
Find recipes for every major type of cake, from pancakes to four-tiered wedding cakes
Make cakes with less sugar but maximum flavor and texture
Make many low- to no- cholesterol, low-saturated-fat recipes...Continua
I've tried the following cakes and they all turned out fantastic:
Perfcet Pound Cake
White Velvet Butter Cake
Golden Butter Cream Cake
Golden Almond Cake
White Chocolate Whisper Cake
Cordon Rose Banana Cake
Perfect All-American Chocolate Butter Cake
I returned and returned to this book whenever I want to bake a butter cake because most of them are so awesome! The only cake I've baked and feel not satisfied is the Down Home Mayonnaise Cake, which doesn't suit my taste preference. I'm going to try baking the Chiffon cake next week!
For the frosting/icing/buttercream, I've tried Crème Ivoire, sour cream ganache, etc.
This is a must-have book for all bakers, amateur or professional! Rose's description is so detailed that I feel her speaking to me in my own kitchen...Continua