Synopses & Reviews
Cake is the centerpiece of every birthday, every wedding, and every celebration. It can also bring enjoyment to an ordinary day, as a well-earned slice of delicious indulgence. Here are fifty-eight spectacular cakes from master confectioner and baker Jan Hedh, whose truly artistic touch with desserts is a pleasure to behold. He takes you into his kitchen and shows you the secrets behind his spectacular creations: the different types of batters and frosting, the best techniques for constructing layer cakes, and how to make professional-looking decorations.
Some of the tempting desserts featured here include:
- Strawberry and Rhubarb Charlotte
- Truffle Cake
- Raspberry and Almond Layer Cake
- Apple Meringue Cake
- Marbled Chocolate Mousse Cake
- Champagne Cake with Raspberry Jam
Also featured are full-color photographs by Charlotte Gawell, which not only display the cakes in all their mouthwatering glory, but also illustrate every step of the baking and decorating techniques, making even the most detailed and delicate processes easy to understand. This is a beautiful collection of ornate cakes that every baker will want to master!
A treasury of recipes for stunning and gourmet cakes, from one of Sweden’s master bakers!
About the Author
Master baker Jan Hedh is known throughout Sweden as a beloved baker and confectioner and is internationally recognized within the food industry. Hedh works as a partner in the artisan bakery Peter's Yard. Charlotte Gawell is a professional photographer whose work has been featured in many acclaimed books on cooking, travel, and lifestyle.