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
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!