Sprinkle Bakes – Dessert Recipes to Inspire your Inner Artist
By: Heather Baird
Want to take your baking to the next level?? How about making it art. That’s what author of Sprinkle Bakes Heather Baird has in mind. In addition to being a baker, Baird is also a food blogger, painter and photographer. With her help you can make some amazing desserts from scratch that will be sure to impress!
Best of the Book
I love so much about this book. The way the recipes are organized (by colour, sculpture, blank canvases and more), the photos and the instructions. Easy to follow and full of lots of information for the beginner and non-artist (such as myself) this book makes even the most beautiful creation feel like it is within reach. I also love that all the recipes are from scratch and follow my two guidelines for dessert. Since I try not to eat it very often my desserts must be of high quality (no packet mix please), be tasty and beautiful. Finally! A book that delivers on all three… with a new spin on the beauty!
This probably isn’t going to be a book that you are going to reach for all the time. The dessert you are making might have to be for a special occasion in order to put in the extra effort it takes to make something like coconut sushi. But still, if you are artistic, or just like to play with your food this book is full of inspiration.
The target audience is definitely someone who likes a little fancy with their homemade lollipop, but not necessarily brimming with the artistic know how to do these recipes on their own. The step by step guides and additional information mean no previous pastry skills are needed, though they could come in handy for some of the more advanced recipes.