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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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I orginally bought this book for my sister in law, once opening it I decided it needed to be mine! (I bought her one as well). Read morePublished 22 hours ago by ELeigh
Love it for ideas and goes with frosting book I bought for my daughter.Published 5 days ago by Kathy
Love some of her ideas. I have not made any cakes out of the book yet, but intend on doing so soon. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Judy G
this is a very pretty book, but the techniques used sound a bit complicated for this old lady!!!Published 16 days ago by vkramer
GORGEOUS book with amazing pictures and step-by-step instructions. I had never made a layer cake, but with this book, I have successfully made my first one and I couldn't be... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Steph (Six Sisters' Stuff)
easy to use & great ideas for all types of surprise cakes!Published 1 month ago by Susan M. Kozlowski
I have been waiting for this book to come out for a long time I pre-ordered it as soon as it came available! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brianna