The Cake Bible

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Harper Collins, Sep 20, 1988 - Cooking - 592 pages

"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

 

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This book has been on my favorites list for a very long time. It is always my go to for any and all cakes. From the basic cakes which make wonderful filled and flavored cakes to the banana cheesecake ... Read full review

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I was a little disappointed with how long it took the book to arrive but it was well worth the wait as always the book arrived in tact I always order from this site because I know I will receive the product. Read full review

Contents

Simply Delicious Foolproof Cakes 19
19
PumpkinWalnut Ring
50
Showcase Cakes
163
Crisp French
169
Pine Needle Meringue
195
Spun Sugar
209
COMPLEMENTARY ADORNMENTS FOR ALL CAKES
225
Page 236
236
page
309
page
322
Preparing the Cake
355
Ingredients
419
page
426
NutFlavored Chocolate
448
SPECIAL SECTION FOR PROFESSIONALS
467
Fudgy Genoise Jeffrey
470

Cordon Rose Raspberry
243
page 244
244
Peach Puree
265
page 294
294
Fresh Preserved Pineapple
296
page 300
300
Foolproof Formulas and Techniques for Making
479
Nougatine
520
Bibliography
538
page 142
541
A Taste of Heaven
554
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About the author (1988)

Rose Levy Beranbaum has created special occasion cakes priced at more than two thousand dollars for customers including world-renowned restaurant consultant George Lang, and a wedding cake for Rudolph Sprungli, owner of Lindt Chocolate. She lives and works in New York City.

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