Author(s): Gail Wagman
The cupcake is back. This comprehensive collection of all-time classic cupcake recipes contains loads of old favourites to bring back sweet memories of childhood, and a number of new recipes that will have the whole family pleading for more. You'll find staples, such as the brownie cupcake and chocolate peanut butter cupcake, as well as new interpretations of traditional recipes like lemon meringue pie and tiramisu in cupcake form. Author Gail Wagman's creativity with decorating ideas, traditional American ingredients and French joie de vivre make these recipes both unusual and tasty. Including 120 recipes in six chapters, Cupcakes Galore is your one-stop guide to foolproof tasty treats.
The simple and delicious cupcake recipes have gorgeous colour photographs for decorating inspiration. Unique recipes including cappuccino, creme brulee, lemon chiffon and red velvet, and fabulous frosting recipes range from traditional chocolate and vanilla buttercream to chocolate hazelnut spread, butter rum, passion fruit and creme anglaise making Cupcakes Galore the book to buy for the more daring baker! The comprehensive introduction to baking cupcakes includes notes on essential equipment and ingredients, and hints and ideas for decorating. Helpful tips, serving suggestions and variations are included for foolproof baking throughout. New for 2012 the reduced format Cupcakes Galore makes the perfect stocking filler for all lovers of baking and sweet treats.
Gail Wagman was born and grew up in Washington, D.C. but has lived in France for most of her adult life. She currently lives in the south of France where she opened a restaurant called Le Micocoulier with her husband. The restaurant became famous for its fusion cooking and wide variety of homemade desserts, Gail's speciality. As a restaurateur and author, Gail continues to indulge her passion for baking and chocolate while working as a teacher and translator.
Introduction, Grandma's Favourites, Kids' Cupcakes, After Dinner Cupcakes, Gourmet Cupcakes, Holiday Cupcakes, Cupcakes Plus, Index