Sweet Little Cakes from Mrs. Zabar’s Bakeshop: Perfect Desserts for Sharing
Author Tracey Zabar, Photographs by Ellen Silverman
Baker Tracey Zabar’s delectable collection of recipes for making little cakes is the perfect go-to for when you want a sweet tiny treat to share.
From original twists on time-honored classics to intriguing new flavor combinations, these recipes will suit every palate. They range from tiny Bundts to fanciful mini cakes. Included are small babkas, snack cakes, chocolate delights, and much more. The recipes are organized seasonally when fresh ingredients are at their peak. Tracey Zabar has scaled down traditional cake recipes so that there is just enough to enjoy in one sitting, serving two to six people. There are even directions on how to scale up a recipe for a crowd and pro tips on baking equipment and techniques specific to making small cakes.
Dazzle your dinner guests with a beautifully frosted layer cake adorned with edible flowers atop a small cake stand. For a great dessert table, impress your guests by offering enticing miniature cupcakes and an assortment of baked treats for creating individual tasting plates. With inspirational photos of each cake, easy-to-follow recipes, and delightful icing and topping options, Sweet Little Cakes is the baking book you’ll want to turn to often.
About The Author
Tracey Zabar is a baker, jewelry designer, and author of six books including One Sweet Cookie and Chocolate Chip Sweets. She is a food influencer with her cookbook/recipe blog. Cakes from Mrs. Zabar’s Bakeshop are featured at Zabar’s and Co., NYC. Ellen Silverman’s photographs have appeared in many cookbooks and leading lifestyle magazines. She is the coauthor of The Cuban Table.