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It's what's inside that counts! Surprise your friends and family with these stunningly inventive cakes, including easy-to-follow instructions that even a beginner can master.
For Amanda Rettke, founder of iambaker.net, every cake is a gift to be shared, a special treat that should be lovingly prepared and intriguingly designed—from the inside out. Whether it's a striking all-white cake with a secret rainbow heart baked inside, a birthday cake complete with a surprise balloon in the middle, or the gorgeous rose cake that took the blogging world by storm, Amanda's creations are downright revolutionary—and tons of fun! In Surprise-Inside Cakes, she gives us fresh new ways to enjoy life's greatest occasions, with themes and cakes including:
Featuring a few classic favorite cakes from her blog and more than forty brand-new cakes—along with her easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photo tutorials—Surprise-Inside Cakes shows you how to replicate these incredible designs in your own kitchen.
To make these dazzling cakes, you can start with one of Amanda's delicious, foolproof recipes for cakes and frostings, or use a boxed cake mix or favorite family recipe. With tips on how to bake a level cake, tricks using household items such as rulers, biscuit cutters, and cookie cutters to carve and shape cakes, and Amanda's simple yet stunning frosting and decorating ideas, you'll not only be re-creating these amazing cakes for occasions large and small, you'll soon be using her techniques to create your own surprises!
And your friends and family will be thrilled and delighted when a beautiful cake opens to reveal a special gift inside.
Amanda Rettke began her food blogging career in October 2010 with the introduction of her first surprise-inside cake, and since then she's been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Woman's World, Midwest Living, Brides, and Romantic Homes. A regular contributor to Food Network and HuffPost Food online, she has also been featured on the Martha Stewart Show and marthastewart.com. She lives with her husband and five children near Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Totally doable recipes. Can't wait for my granddaughter Lana's birthday!!! Gobs of fun. The rainbow heart cakes looks too cool for school.Published 20 hours ago by Marcia Nicolaisen
So far, I have just made the Basic Butter cream and the Honey butter cream frostings. My son is a beekeeper so I had to try the honey recipe. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jacqueline colt
Easy to read and lots of tips on baking a surprise cake. Got great ideas to make anyone say...wowPublished 3 days ago by Samee
I purchased this as a gift. I did look through it and I hope the recipient will enjoy it. Great ideas for making a cake "gift" from just an ordinary cake to a... Read morePublished 4 days ago by The Queen of Bean Station
Love this book! The recipes and directions are well written and very easy to follow.Published 11 days ago by Miranda Watson
Truly a fantastic book! Cover to cover, this is informative beyond what you would expect. From recipes, techniques, picture by picture tips, and more. 100% worth every penny. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Katrina De Haven