Need a special recipe for Easter Sunday dinner? Check out this Citrusy Angel Food Cake with Orange Marmalade from Bake It Like You Mean It by Gesine Bullock-Prado.
Gesine Bullock-Prado builds recipes that are meant to be delicious and fabulous from the inside out. She’s also the author of Sugar Baby and Pie it Forward. In each she devotes chapters to the techniques of making amazing pastries and baked goods and she does it by starting with an easy recipe and moving to technically more difficult as you progress through the chapter.
Specialty Cake Recipes
Bullock-Prado’s cake recipes in [amazon_link id=”1617690139″ target=”_blank” ]Bake It Like You Mean It: Gorgeous Cakes from Inside Out[/amazon_link] include intricate patterns and design like hearts, helixes, checkerboards, and stripes which are revealed when the baked goods are sliced. She walks you through the steps so you can recreate these amazing works of food art on your own.
Her book includes sponge cakes, cheesecakes, meringues, tarts, pound cakes and more for every level of baker.
This recipe takes a little more work than a boxed cake, OK a lot more work than a boxed cake, but a homemade angel food cake bears very little resemblance to its boxed version. All these fluffy egg whites make for a slightly sticky and light cake that’s like mom used to make. Add citrus and what a delicious combination!
Good cake recipes are treasures and handed down by generations. Try one of these baked masterpieces at your next holiday and wow everyone with your baking talents. Plus you’ll be learning skills you can use to increase your baking ability. Toss the box, you’ll thank me later, promise! If you have to use a box, try one of the new organic varieties.
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