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170 Desserts Cakes, Pies, Tarts & Bakes A Mouthwatering Selection of Tempting Ideas for All Dessert Occasions by Ann Kay

170 Desserts Cakes, Pies, Tarts & Bakes A Mouthwatering Selection of Tempting Ideas for All Dessert Occasions


170 Desserts Cakes, Pies, Tarts & Bakes A Mouthwatering Selection of Tempting Ideas for All Dessert Occasions by Ann Kay

This is a mouthwatering selection of tempting ideas for all dessert occasions, illustrated with over 200 delectable photographs. It features 170 of the most scrumptious cakes, bakes, pies and tarts to delight family and friends. Useful advice and techniques include how to work with pastry, preparing fruit and making sauces. It includes specially selected recipes perfect for every event - from a simple chocolate birthday cake to fruit pies, and from light cheesecakes to elegant pastries. You can choose from classic recipes such as Strawberry Tart and Blueberry Pie or more exotic delights such as Frozen Grand Marnier Souffles or Tuscan Citrus Sponge. Over 200 glorious photographs will inspire cooks of every level of expertise, and show exactly how the finished dish should look. This tempting collection of recipes contains something special for every dessert lover. Whether exotic or comforting, served warm or cold, for sophisticated dinner guests or for a midweek family treat, this book will provide the perfect dessert inspiration. Every recipe has step-by-step instructions and is illustrated by a stunning photograph so you can see what you are aiming for. The recipes are organized into irresistible chapters on cakes, flans, pies, tarts, souffles, puddings and bakes, each containing a wide selection of much-loved traditional bakes and new and adventurous ideas. You can choose from Carrot Cake, Apples Baked with Caramel, Death by Chocolate or Grape and Cheese Tartlets and Sicilian Brioche with Hot Fudge Sauce. This irresistible book of desserts is a must-have for all lovers of fine food, especially the sweet-toothed.

About the Author

Ann Kay is a highly experienced editor and writer. The many projects she has worked on feature a wide range of lifestyle topics, from cooking to interiors and gardening, and include organizing the food pages of a long-running magazine.

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Publication date

1st June 2013


Ann Kay

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Southwater an imprint of Anness Publishing


96 pages





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