Cookbook Giveaway - Marbled, Swirled, and Layered

Marbled, Swirled, and Layered: 150 Recipes and Variations for Artful Bars, Cookies, Pies, Cakes, and More by Irvin Lin is the debut offering from the blogger behind, Eat The Love (which is indexed for our members - add the blog's recipes to your bookshelf in one click!)

Bakers of all levels will rejoice in the recipes that travel the spectrum from simple bars and brownies to show-stopping cakes and tarts. The author offers variations to suit any taste (more than 150 recipes total) plus baking and decorating tips on topics like making your own all‑natural food coloring, rolling up jelly roll-style cakes, and discovering the magic of browned butter. You can read more about this title in our author interview post which also shares a link to two recipes from this title to try now!

We are pleased to offer three copies of this title to our EYB Members in the U.S.  One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What is your favorite special occasion dessert?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends December 31st, 2016. 






  • tennyogirl  on  11/30/2016 at 9:56 AM

    Blackberry cobbler.

  • laureljean  on  11/30/2016 at 10:01 AM

    Creme Brulee

  • lhudson  on  11/30/2016 at 10:29 AM

    A froze Strawberry Daiquiri Pie that I have been making for years.

  • SilverSage  on  11/30/2016 at 10:59 AM

    A maple walnut torte.

  • rchesser  on  11/30/2016 at 12:08 PM

    When I really want to celebrate a special occasion, I'll make chocolate souffles served with creme anglaise.

  • annmartina  on  11/30/2016 at 12:53 PM

    Homemade cake with homemade ice cream

  • Smokeydoke  on  11/30/2016 at 1:01 PM

    Ms. Field's Chocolate Layer Cake.

  • mcrimmins  on  11/30/2016 at 2:16 PM

    Pina Colada Cheesecake

  • gjelizabeth  on  11/30/2016 at 2:30 PM

    Currently it's a bundt cake.

  • Teruska  on  11/30/2016 at 3:17 PM

    Chocolate croissant bread pudding with brandy

  • DJBWA  on  11/30/2016 at 3:53 PM

    Flourless chocolate cake or Lava Cake with fresh whipped cream and raspberry coulis. Yum on a plate.

  • Rinshin  on  11/30/2016 at 4:39 PM

    Any desserts found in Tokyo bakeries.

  • hillsboroks  on  11/30/2016 at 6:02 PM

    For a truly special dessert I love to make a special cheesecake, like a Bananas Foster cheesecake or Mai Tai cheesecake.

  • sgump  on  11/30/2016 at 6:02 PM

    Baked Alaska (sounds retro, I know, but it's a showstopper)

  • BakerFrenchCreek  on  11/30/2016 at 6:24 PM

    Burnt almond torte

  • camtncook  on  11/30/2016 at 6:41 PM

    Creme Brulee

  • lebarron2001  on  11/30/2016 at 6:53 PM

    Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

  • Scott_D  on  11/30/2016 at 8:45 PM

    Lemon Cheesecake. I've been making it for 35 years and it's always a hit.

  • jr0717  on  11/30/2016 at 8:45 PM

    Rainbow cookies!

  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  12/1/2016 at 12:53 AM

    Either cheesecake or banana cream pie.

  • annieski  on  12/1/2016 at 3:55 AM

    Bread pudding

  • Siegal  on  12/1/2016 at 6:54 AM

    I'll make pound cakes!

  • vickster  on  12/1/2016 at 7:21 AM

    Carrot cake. I would love to make that cake on the book cover!

  • meggan  on  12/1/2016 at 2:20 PM

    Buche Noel

  • MollyB  on  12/1/2016 at 4:15 PM

    Cherry pie with creme anglaise

  • mpdeb98  on  12/2/2016 at 6:52 PM


  • elysek  on  12/2/2016 at 7:51 PM

    creme brule

  • Sofie168  on  12/2/2016 at 8:35 PM

    Layer cakes

  • Rosesrpink50  on  12/2/2016 at 8:59 PM

    Chocolate mousse and congratulations on the book,Irvin!

  • t.t  on  12/3/2016 at 12:38 AM

    not exciting, but apple pie with homemade vanilla ice cream

  • JanScholl  on  12/3/2016 at 1:50 AM

    carrot cake. Just had some for daughter's birthday last week.

  • dbielick  on  12/3/2016 at 7:05 AM

    fruit tart

  • Nancith  on  12/3/2016 at 9:38 AM

    a fancy bundt cake

  • lauriesk  on  12/3/2016 at 9:49 AM

    Love cheesecake for a special occasion.

  • Lafauvette  on  12/3/2016 at 10:18 AM

    A kumquat bundt cake that I make with fresh kumquats from my parents' tree

  • ravensfan  on  12/3/2016 at 4:31 PM


  • RaceyR  on  12/4/2016 at 1:47 AM

    The Cardamom Cake from Fika, or a Lemon Ginger pound cake that was originally published in Gourmet Magazine.

  • amylou61  on  12/4/2016 at 8:15 AM

    Tiramisu is my favorite

  • Sfgordon  on  12/5/2016 at 1:08 AM


  • tarae1204  on  12/5/2016 at 10:58 AM

    A Sicilian cassata with pound cake, ricotta and dark chocolate my mother would make a lot in the 1980s!

  • sarahawker  on  12/5/2016 at 3:35 PM

    A chocolate layer cake

  • Katiefayhutson  on  12/5/2016 at 9:31 PM

    Chocolate cake with raspberry purée and chocolate ganache

  • nadiam1000  on  12/6/2016 at 6:48 AM

    layer cake, cheesecake or pies

  • ToPieFor  on  12/6/2016 at 9:39 PM

    I love a perfect molten chocolat cake with creme anglaise or vanilla ice cream.

  • cookingforthefam  on  12/7/2016 at 6:37 PM

    Cheesecake, carrot cake, or creme brulee.

  • rejcooks  on  12/10/2016 at 4:19 PM

    Lemon tart

  • pandapotamus  on  12/10/2016 at 11:08 PM

    cream puffs!

  • alirov  on  12/11/2016 at 9:11 PM

    It changes all the time. Currently, Alfajores from The Sous Vide Cookbook.

  • bfg67  on  12/12/2016 at 12:16 PM


  • susankay  on  12/13/2016 at 4:45 PM

    Coconut cake

  • jezpurr  on  12/13/2016 at 8:28 PM

    I love icecream for celebrations!!!^_^

  • Lyndaherman  on  12/13/2016 at 9:03 PM


  • matag  on  12/13/2016 at 9:56 PM

    Ice cream parfaits

  • jenmacgregor18  on  12/15/2016 at 1:40 PM

    Depends on the time of year. Right now, I'm really looking forward to gingerbread with lemon brandy sauce.

  • catmommy9  on  12/15/2016 at 1:55 PM

    Creme brulee!

  • BethNH  on  12/15/2016 at 5:12 PM

    Strawberry shortcake or gingerbread bundt cake.

  • daniellespinato1  on  12/16/2016 at 9:16 AM

    I make an excellent gingerbread bundt every Christmas that I love.

  • Hockeyluver2002  on  12/16/2016 at 9:14 PM

    A perfect Layer Cake

  • Marcia1206  on  12/17/2016 at 8:39 PM

    Chocolate cake and the peach fennel loaf from Honey & co

  • petunia59  on  12/19/2016 at 1:53 PM

    I love vanilla layer cake a la mode, with hot fudge and whipped cream!

  • AmyS  on  12/19/2016 at 11:46 PM

    Another cheesecake here!

  • ebs  on  12/20/2016 at 8:49 PM

    pumpkin pie

  • Dmartin997  on  12/22/2016 at 5:54 PM

    Chocolate mousse cake

  • infotrop  on  12/22/2016 at 7:38 PM

    berry pie a la mode

  • zschoppa  on  12/26/2016 at 5:10 PM

    Mexican Wedding Cookies

  • kimtrev  on  12/28/2016 at 4:07 PM


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