Cake, I Love You Celebrates the Art of the Cake
What better way to celebrate life’s big and small achievements than with cake? There is something inherently festive and special about a homemade cake. Master baker, Jill O’Connor walks home cooks through the cake-making process with crowd-pleasing recipes, perfect for the holidays. Cake: I Love You (Chronicle Books/May 2017) is a love letter to a classic indulgence and offers more than 50 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 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.
From the simple to the more detailed, Jill’s delicious cake recipes includes:
Old-Fashioned Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake with Melted Chocolate Bar Frosting
Dixie’s Banana-Bourbon Stack Cake
Vintage Coconut Cake
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Layer Cake
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Blackout Cake
Hummingbird Morning Cake
Proper Victoria Sponge with Ginger-Roasted Rhubarb and Devonshire-Style Cream
Blood Orange-Ricotta Pound Cake with Spiced Blood Orange Compote
“Everyone love cakes in one form or another,” says Jill “This book is my unapologetic love letter to cake, in all its sweet, gorgeous, and celebratory glory.”