Buddy Valastro, master baker and star of the TLC smash hit Cake Boss and Food Network’s Buddy vs. Duff, shares everything a home cook needs to know about baking—from the fundamentals of mixing, rolling, and kneading to the secrets of cake construction and decoration—with this accessible and fun recipe collection and step-by-step how-to guide.
For beginning home cooks, seasoned bakers, and even some professionals looking to pick up a trick or two, Baking with the Cake Boss effortlessly and enthusiastically teaches you everything from how to perfect the simplest butter cookies to creating magnificent wedding cakes.
With his characteristic passion and good-natured humor, Buddy Valastro offers so much more than simply recipes. Blending his clear, helpful advice and charming personal stories, this cookbook features more than seventy decorating styles and recipes, including unforgettable and delicious cookies, pastries, pies, and so much more.
Buddy Valastro is the star of TLC’s hit series Cake Boss and Next Great Baker and Food Network’s Buddy vs. Duff, as well as the author of four cookbooks, including the New York Times bestsellers Cake Boss and Baking with theCake Boss. He is the owner of Carlo’s Bake Shop and lives with his wife and four children in New Jersey.