Naked Cakes

Weldon Owen

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Fondant haters, lazy bakers and time-poor hosts rejoice! These naked cakes are achievable, budget friendly and swoon-worthy-and they provide an ideal opportunity to experiment with and display your individual creativity! Beautiful, rustic and organic in form, naked cakes are always tiered, with filling and frosting between layers but never on the outside--thus "naked."

Within these pages you will find information on choosing a style of cake; how to make sweet fillings, butters and frostings as well as syrups; recipes for over a dozen base cakes including gluten-free and flourless options; a definitive listing of flavor profiles and combinations; beautiful cake toppers; and over a dozen assembled cakes for different occasions.

Beautifully styled spreads provide inspiration for special occasions such as a baby shower, a simple wedding, a fiesta or a dessert party –all with stunning naked cakes as the centerpiece, of course! Don’t miss the special section on how to decorate your cakes with edible fresh and sugared flowers and fruits.

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Lyndel Miller is a commercial and editorial food, still life and interiors stylist. Raised between a quintessential seventies home and the kitchen of the family restaurant business, she has a long-standing affection for cooking and entertaining in all its delicate and delicious detail. Naked Cakes is Lyndel's second book and the perfect embodiment of her spirit, style and love of beautifying the edible.

Pub Date: 2017
Format: Hardback with color illus.
Pages: 261
Size: 8.75 x 10.50 inches

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