Mini cakes are the newest trend sweeping both New York bakeries and Parisian pâtisseries--delightfully tiny treats that are designed to thrill the taste buds in just one or two mouthfuls. Here Hannah Miles offers recipes for all your favorites—from pecan pies to iced éclairs--on a miniature scale. What’s more, eating a mini cake is virtually guilt free because you get all the taste but only a fraction of the calories! Irresistible little Cakes to bake include Strawberry Layer Cakes, mini Blueberry Bundts, and French Fancies. Melt-in-the-mouth petite Pastries are gorgeous to look at and even nicer to eat-- choose from Glazed Pear Galettes, Millefeuilles, or Profiteroles. Who can resist indulgent bite-size Tartlets--here you’ll find Summer Berry Tartlets, Caramelized Tartes au Citron, and Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tartlets. Delicious ideas for dinky Desserts include Rum and Pineapple Pavlovas, Tiramisù Roulade, and White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake. Perfect for sweet canapés, tea parties, or after dinner, you’ll find the perfect sweet treat for any occasion in Mini Cakes.
- Miniature treats are the latest baking craze and here you’ll find delicious recipes for cute bite-size versions of everyone’s favorites--from éclairs and French fancies to fruit tartlets and cheesecakes.
- Adorable photography by William Lingwood.
- “I think Hannah is one of the most naturally gifted cooks I have seen in a long time.” John Torode, BBC Television’s MasterChef