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Best Cake Books Worth Your Attention

Our list of some of the best Cake books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Cake Confidence (2019)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionThere's always something to celebrate in life, and there's no better way to celebrate than with some decadent, mouthwatering cake! No matter your confidence in baking, Mandy Merriman–the Blondie of the popular blog Baking with Blondie–is here to help you think outside the cakebox and create easy, delicious, beautiful cakes that you'll definitely want to show off. Dust off your apron and get ready to create some buttercream joy. This book contains frosting/stacking/decorating step by step tutorials, sure-fire buttercream step by step tips, and recipes that are guaranteed to bake up…
Author(s): Mandy Merriman

2. Tea and Cake with Demons: A Buddhist Guide to Feeling Worthy (2019)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionIn Tea and Cake with Demons, Adreanna Limbach brings secular Buddhist teachings to a new generation by addressing one of the most pressing concerns we all face―authentic self-worth. “Our ambition, goal-setting, self-helping, and even our spiritual practices are often driven by the underlying sense that we just aren’t enough,” writes Limbach. “But what if we could accept ourselves just as we are? Open our hearts and invite our demons to tea?” These demons, Limbach teaches, manifest for many of us as a chronic sense of “not-enoughness,” inherited through cultural stories that send…
Author(s): Adreanna Limbach

3. Steak and Cake: More Than 100 Recipes to Make Any Meal a Smash Hit (2019)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionLet them eat cake—and steak! This unique cookbook shares more than 100 recipes that beg to be prepared, paired, and eaten with pure joy. How about a Cowboy Steak with Whiskey Butter followed by a Whiskey Buttermilk Bundt Cake? Or a Porterhouse for Two with My Mother’s Freshly Grated Coconut Cake? Or mix and match yourself—maybe an Indoor/Outdoor Tomahawk Steak paired with a Classic Key Lime Cheesecake? Not only will you find some of the best recipes ever for steak—and steakhouse sides and sauces—and those all-butter-eggs-and-sugar…
Author(s): Elizabeth Karmel

4. A Piece of Cake: A Memoir (2007)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionThere are shelves of memoirs about overcoming the death of a parent, childhood abuse, rape, drug addiction, miscarriage, alcoholism, hustling, gangbanging, near-death injuries, drug dealing, prostitution, and homelessness.Cupcake Brown survived all these things before she’d even turned twenty. And that’s when things got interesting. . . Orphaned by the death of her mother and left in the hands of a sadistic foster parent, young Cupcake Brown learned to survive by turning tricks, downing hard liquor, and ingesting every drug she could find while hitchhiking up and down the California coast. She stumbled into…
Author(s): Cupcake Brown

5. Martha Stewart’s Cakes: Our First-Ever Book of Bundts, Loaves, Layers, Coffee Cakes, and More: A Baking Book (2013)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionFrom pound cake and angel food (with many variations) to genoise and streusel-topped, from comfort classics like red velvet, six-layer coconut, rich chocolate, lemon meringue, and cheesecake to sophisticated grown-up fare including chiffon cakes and tortes with luscious fruits, these 150 recipes and color photographs cover techniques, decorating, and gifting ideas for every taste and occasion, whether no-fuss or fancy.Baking trends come and go, but cakes are timeless. From the editors and photographers of Martha Stewart Living, Cakes includes classics (German Chocolate, New…
Author(s): Editors of Martha Stewart Living

6. Cake Magic!: Mix & Match Your Way to 100 Amazing Combinations (2016)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionChoose a batter, flavor with syrup, add a frosting—it’s magic! Want something decadent and fudgy? Darkest Chocolate Cake + Caramel Syrup + Malted Milk Chocolate Frosting + crushed candy bars = Candy Bar Cake. Or how about a nutty cake like the Elvis: Peanut Butter Cake + Bacon Syrup + Nutella Frosting, topped with candied bacon. Fit for the king, indeed! This innovative and remarkably easy way to bake luscious, flavorful cakes is a formula for cake bliss. Cake Magic! is a full-color visual cookbook—photos in the front, recipes…
Author(s): Caroline Wright

7. The Cake Mix Doctor (1999)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionAnd the prescription is simple: By doctoring up packaged cake mix with just the right extras–a touch of sweet butter here, cocoa powder there, or poppy seeds, vanilla yogurt, sherry, eggs, and grated lemon zest for the Charleston Poppy Seed Cake–even the least experienced baker can turn out luscious signature desserts, time after time. The proof is in the taste, and the taste never stops–from Toasted Coconut Sour Cream Cake to Devilishly Good Chocolate Cake; from a to-die-for Caramel Cake and a Holiday Yule Log to cheesecakes, coffee cakes, sheet cakes, pound cakes, bars,…
Author(s): Anne Byrn

8. I Was Told There’d Be Cake: Essays (2008)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionFrom despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions — or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character who aims for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected…
Author(s): Sloane Crosley

9. Delicious Dump Cakes: 50 Super Simple Desserts to Make in 15 Minutes or Less (2016)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionNow anyone can bake rich, wonderful, and comforting desserts and get out of the kitchen in lightning-fast speed. Quick and convenient dump cakes are perfect for families with children who always want to help, for home cooks on the go and for anyone who just wants to keep their cooking simple. It’s the answer to the constant barrage of “bring a dish” events and the balm that calms dessert cravings.Inside you’ll find a wide array of cakes and desserts that require minimal utensils to prepare. For nearly all of the recipes, simply open readily available cans or a…
Author(s): Roxanne Wyss, Kathy Moore

10. Chocolate Cake Marriage: The Recipe to Refresh, Revive and Restore (2019)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionDo you long to lay next to your soulmate each night rather than someone who feels more like a roommate? Do you ever wonder if your relationship could have the joy and passion it had on the day you said “I do”? Are you tired of being the one to make changes? Chocolate Cake Marriage lays out God’s simple recipe with practical steps to transform you and your marriage … whether you are about to get married, newly married or married for years. Some readers reported seeing dramatic changes in their marriage just days after trying what this easy to read book suggests—sometimes it’s…
Author(s): Michelle Sullivan

11. The New Way to Cake: Simple Recipes with Exceptional Flavor (2019)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionUnlock a whole new world of flavor with Benjamina Ebuehi’s signature cakes. Inspired by her journey to The Great British Bake Off and beyond, Benjamina’s groundbreaking recipes put flavor at the forefront by letting the star ingredients―toasted nuts, fragrant spices, bold herbs and ripe fruit―do all the work. Creations like Plum & Black Pepper Cake, Masala-Chai Carrot Cake and Caramelized Plantain Upside-Down Cake are as impressive as they are simple. Beautiful, minimal finishing touches make a big impact, highlighting the exciting ingredients within. These irresistible treats will amaze your…
Author(s): Benjamina Ebuehi

12. Delicious Poke Cakes: 80 Super Simple Desserts with an Extra Flavor Punch in Each Bite (2017)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionWith no stress and using ingredients already in your pantry, authors Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore will show you how to create flavorful cakes that will win rave reviews. Begin with a simple cake, whether made from scratch or from a box mix, but then transform it into something spectacular by adding an array of glazes, puddings, and sauces. Poking holes in the top of the cake allows the toppings to absorb into the cake, soaking every cranny and crumb with flavor, and producing a decadent dessert that is as effortless as it is delicious. Finish if off with a fluffy whipped…
Author(s): Roxanne Wyss, Kathy Moore

13. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (2011)

Best Cake Books Worth Your AttentionOn the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein bites into her mother’s homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mother’s emotions in the slice. To her horror, she finds that her cheerful mother tastes of despair. Soon, she’s  privy to the secret knowledge that most families keep hidden: her father’s detachment, her mother’s transgression, her brother’s increasing retreat from the world. But there are some family secrets that even her cursed taste buds can’t discern. #43,623 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #307…
Author(s): Aimee Bender

Best Cake Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some cake books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Tea and Cake with Demons: A Buddhist Guide to Feeling Worthy

Author(s): Adreanna Limbach
Publisher: Sounds True, Year: 9 July 2019, Size: 691 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2387946

The Best Dump Cake Cookbook: The Easiest and Tastiest Way to Make A Cake!

Author(s): Daniel Humphreys
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2216404

All About Cake

Author(s): Christina Tosi
Publisher: Clarkson Potter, Year: 2018, Size: 132 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2275691

Cake Masters 2018-08

Author(s): Неизв.
Publisher: Cake Masters Limited, Year: 2018, Size: 42 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2276623

Cake, I Love You. Decadent, Delectable, and Do-able Recipes

Author(s): Jill O'Connor, Jordan Sondler
Publisher: Chronicle Books, Year: 2017, Size: 26 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2069297

Raw Cake: Delicious and Decadent Superfood Dessert Recipes

Author(s): The Hardihood
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin, Year: 2017, Size: 29 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2320224

Cake Magic!: Mix & Match Your Way to 100 Amazing Combinations

Author(s): Caroline Wright
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Year: 2016, Size: 123 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1531178

Learn CakePHP: With Unit Testing

Author(s): Rādhārādhya Dāsa
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2016, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1579566

Pure artistry : extraordinary vegan & gluten-free cakes

Author(s): Aumiller, Emily Lael; Volo, Lauren
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Year: 2016, Size: 50 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2070712

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely hot items according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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