The appeal of bundt-style cakes is stronger than ever.
The distinctive ring shape of a Bundt pan is more popular than ever, with many next-generation bakers discovering their unique and iconic shape for the first time. Julie Hession has created 100 delicious and versatile recipes for every occasion featuring the retro classics enjoyed as a child, to modern pull apart Bundts like Monkey Bread which have exploded in popularity.
The recipes are simple and easy to make, and the results are spectacular. There's sweet to savory including vegan and gluten-free options so absolutely everyone can enjoy her sumptuous cakes. Full color throughout will show just how spectacular a slice of Bundt cake can be. There are also loads of helpful advice, tips and techniques to get started, from key ingredients and how to glaze and ice a cake, to step-by-step photos on how to effortlessly make a gorgeous layered and swirled Bundt.
The recipes begin with basic Bundts like Best Ever Chocolate Bundt, Lemon-Lover's Bundt Cake and Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chunk Bundt which are anything but basic in taste and texture. Fabulous breakfast and brunch Bundts like Spiced Cranberry Orange Pecan Bundt or Caprese Strata Brunch Bundt will please all. For the holidays a Gingerbread-Pear or Cinnamon-Raisin Challah Bundt, and Mini Chai-Spiced Bundts with Vanilla Glaze are really special.
The pull apart Bundts or Monkey Breads are a baker's dream, from Maple Bacon Monkey Bread and Orange Pecan Sticky Bun(dt)s to Savory Cheese and Herb Monkey Bread. Day or night, the home-made goodness of a Bundt cake makes the home baker a pro.
About the Author
Julie Anne Hession has combined her love of food with her love of words to become a successful chef, food writer, competitive cook, photographer and food blogger. She took all the photographs for Beautiful Bundts. Her sweet creations have been featured in People, O, The Oprah Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens and Food Network Magazine.