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. 





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  • tennyogirl  on  November 30, 2016

    Blackberry cobbler.

  • laureljean  on  November 30, 2016

    Creme Brulee

  • lhudson  on  November 30, 2016

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

  • SilverSage  on  November 30, 2016

    A maple walnut torte.

  • rchesser  on  November 30, 2016

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

  • annmartina  on  November 30, 2016

    Homemade cake with homemade ice cream

  • Smokeydoke  on  November 30, 2016

    Ms. Field's Chocolate Layer Cake.

  • mcrimmins  on  November 30, 2016

    Pina Colada Cheesecake

  • gjelizabeth  on  November 30, 2016

    Currently it's a bundt cake.

  • Teruska  on  November 30, 2016

    Chocolate croissant bread pudding with brandy

  • DJBWA  on  November 30, 2016

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

  • Rinshin  on  November 30, 2016

    Any desserts found in Tokyo bakeries.

  • hillsboroks  on  November 30, 2016

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

  • sgump  on  November 30, 2016

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

  • BakerFrenchCreek  on  November 30, 2016

    Burnt almond torte

  • camtncook  on  November 30, 2016

    Creme Brulee

  • lebarron2001  on  November 30, 2016

    Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

  • Scott_D  on  November 30, 2016

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

  • jr0717  on  November 30, 2016

    Rainbow cookies!

  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  December 1, 2016

    Either cheesecake or banana cream pie.

  • annieski  on  December 1, 2016

    Bread pudding

  • Siegal  on  December 1, 2016

    I'll make pound cakes!

  • vickster  on  December 1, 2016

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

  • meggan  on  December 1, 2016

    Buche Noel

  • MollyB  on  December 1, 2016

    Cherry pie with creme anglaise

  • mpdeb98  on  December 2, 2016


  • elysek  on  December 2, 2016

    creme brule

  • Sofie168  on  December 2, 2016

    Layer cakes

  • Rosesrpink50  on  December 2, 2016

    Chocolate mousse and congratulations on the book,Irvin!

  • t.t  on  December 3, 2016

    not exciting, but apple pie with homemade vanilla ice cream

  • JanScholl  on  December 3, 2016

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

  • dbielick  on  December 3, 2016

    fruit tart

  • Nancith  on  December 3, 2016

    a fancy bundt cake

  • lauriesk  on  December 3, 2016

    Love cheesecake for a special occasion.

  • Lafauvette  on  December 3, 2016

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

  • ravensfan  on  December 3, 2016


  • RaceyR  on  December 4, 2016

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

  • amylou61  on  December 4, 2016

    Tiramisu is my favorite

  • Sfgordon  on  December 5, 2016


  • tarae1204  on  December 5, 2016

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

  • sarahawker  on  December 5, 2016

    A chocolate layer cake

  • Katiefayhutson  on  December 5, 2016

    Chocolate cake with raspberry purée and chocolate ganache

  • nadiam1000  on  December 6, 2016

    layer cake, cheesecake or pies

  • ToPieFor  on  December 6, 2016

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

  • cookingforthefam  on  December 7, 2016

    Cheesecake, carrot cake, or creme brulee.

  • rejcooks  on  December 10, 2016

    Lemon tart

  • pandapotamus  on  December 10, 2016

    cream puffs!

  • alirov  on  December 11, 2016

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

  • bfg67  on  December 12, 2016


  • susankay  on  December 13, 2016

    Coconut cake

  • jezpurr  on  December 13, 2016

    I love icecream for celebrations!!!^_^

  • Lyndaherman  on  December 13, 2016


  • matag  on  December 13, 2016

    Ice cream parfaits

  • jenmacgregor18  on  December 15, 2016

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

  • catmommy9  on  December 15, 2016

    Creme brulee!

  • BethNH  on  December 15, 2016

    Strawberry shortcake or gingerbread bundt cake.

  • daniellespinato1  on  December 16, 2016

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

  • Hockeyluver2002  on  December 16, 2016

    A perfect Layer Cake

  • Marcia1206  on  December 17, 2016

    Chocolate cake and the peach fennel loaf from Honey & co

  • petunia59  on  December 19, 2016

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

  • AmyS  on  December 19, 2016

    Another cheesecake here!

  • ebs  on  December 20, 2016

    pumpkin pie

  • Dmartin997  on  December 22, 2016

    Chocolate mousse cake

  • infotrop  on  December 22, 2016

    berry pie a la mode

  • zschoppa  on  December 26, 2016

    Mexican Wedding Cookies

  • kimtrev  on  December 28, 2016


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