Frances Quinn wowed the judges with her imaginative showstoppers and extraordinary baking skill to win The Great British Bake Off in 2013. Here is Quinntessential Baking: a treasure trove of inspirational ideas to bring a spark of creativity and a teaspoon of wonder into your kitchen. Frances’s combination of ideas and ingredients will provide you with straightforward master recipes or “building blocks,” and she explains how to apply a little “quinntessential” magic to turn them into beautiful bakes. She’ll show you how to take a basic flapjack recipe and create honey bee bites; transform shortbread into a giant jammy dodger; and turn chocolate sponge into hidden bulb cakes. Frances will give you the foundation to create distinctive and different bakes–and it’s easy once you know how.
Whether you’re a baking novice or an extraordinaire, you’ll find achievable bakes for all occasions. With striking graphic design and photography and Frances’s own illustrations sprinkled throughout, this book will capture your imagination and become the classic you turn to for definitive cake recipes, original presentation ideas, and exceptional baked designs.