Scrumptious Recipes and Original Chocolate Decorations by Katrien’s Cakes – A book review
Here’s another amazing book by to add to your collection if you love chocolate and working with chocolate. This book is by the lovely Katrien Van Zyl of Katrien’s Cakes
Lots of colorful pictures and step by step guides for anyone to make a professional looking cake and a real treat for any chocoholic.
I think this could be a perfect Christmas Gift to someone you love and here’s why?
Those of you living in the US may find this cake on the cover instead – same book just a different cover.
I must say I loved the book and as soon as I got it in the mail I just had to open the envelop and browse thru. I just could not put the book down for a good one hour. I was hooked. Weather you want to make a wedding, birthday or just a party cake it’s all in there.
I’s say this is an amazing Chocolate Cake Book and covers everything you need to know about making a chocolate cake from start to finish.
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It has so many step by step pictures as well as full page images of the cakes. It includes everything –
- Recipes- various mud cakes, Chocolate Chip Cupcake, Chocolate Fruitcake, Chocolate Carrot Cake, Buttercream, Ganache, Chocolate Paste, Truffles and more.
- What type of chocolate to use – how to color chocolate?
- What is the best way to temper chocolate?
- How to fill, coat and stack cakes?
- Various chocolate projects to choose from?
The projects are truly amazing and fun.
Wheather you are new or someone who knows cake decorating you will find a project that will fancy your taste buds.
Check out these – Such stunning cakes and she shows you how to create each and every one of these in this books. She makes it look so simple you want to walk right into your kitchen and create it.
Apart from these there is a gorgeous gift box cake. Some nature inspired cake with leaves and flowers as well as these gorgeous roses.
She also elaborates on how to make these chocolate collars as well as some lace inspired chocolate collars. There is another chocolate lace cake which truly looks so delicate.
Here’s an absolutely pretty cake with Chocolate Cigars and yes she has a detailed step by step showing you how to make these.
Chocolate Cigars and Chocolate Truffles can be such show stoppers and she has them both in this book.
She calls this a Spiky cake – isn’t it pretty?
Apart from these she has some lovely cupcakes, a truffle tower as well as chocolate Christmas Trees.
I could go on and on about this book honestly, because I truly think it’s value for money. To find all these lovely cakes, recipes and chocolate decorations in one book is truly worth any chocolate lover’s collection.
Buy the book for yourself or send as a gift this Christmas.