Icing on the Cake - Tessa Huff - Cookbook Giveaway

Title:  Icing on the Cake: Baking and Decorating Simple, Stunning Desserts at Home

Author: Tessa Huff

About the author:  Tessa is a trained pastry chef, recipe developer, and food stylist and photographer. Her blog Style Sweet CA is a source of inspiration for bakers. Her debut cookbook Layered is one of my all time favorite cake books.

Book tour: Events



Online recipes linked from Food Network Canada:

What's to love:

  • Gorgeous photography
  • Step-by-step process photos including tutorials on decorating, making meringue and more
  • Unique and fresh recipes that bring flavor along with a beautiful presentation to the table making it attractive to the experienced baker
  • Detailed instructions making it ideal for the novice
  • Ingredient weights in both volume and weight
  • Much more than cake is included - tarts, pies, marshmallows, macarons, eclairs and more
  • Will be one of my best books of 2019



The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US and Canada.  One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post and this forum post. Once you log in and enter your member name you will be directed to the next entry option - the blog comment. After that, there are additional options that you can complete for more entries.

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  • rchesser  on  5/16/2019 at 8:51 PM

    Swedish princess cake!

  • riley  on  5/16/2019 at 9:09 PM

    Angel food cupcakes

  • Kristjudy  on  5/16/2019 at 9:47 PM

    Berry pistachio pavolova

  • matag  on  5/16/2019 at 9:51 PM

    Triple-coconut cake

  • jr0717  on  5/16/2019 at 10:33 PM

    The pistachio truffle cake!

  • JulieQC  on  5/17/2019 at 3:19 AM

    Sparkling raspberry cake !

  • leilx  on  5/17/2019 at 8:02 AM

    Hibiscus lemon macarons and chocolate stout cake with Irish cream.

  • inflytur  on  5/17/2019 at 8:12 AM

    Almond apricot battenburg cake. They fascinated me on GBBO.

  • kmn4  on  5/17/2019 at 8:48 AM

    Chocolate tiramisu cake

  • sipa  on  5/17/2019 at 9:18 AM

    I've been wanting to make this ever since I saw a photo of it: Blackberry elderflower vertical layer cake

  • ravensfan  on  5/17/2019 at 10:12 AM

    Almond raspberry celebration cake

  • superdumb  on  5/17/2019 at 10:33 AM

    Blackberry elderflower vertical layer cake looks gorgeous!!!

  • AlexH  on  5/17/2019 at 10:38 AM

    Sticky toffee date cake!

  • mph993  on  5/17/2019 at 1:14 PM

    Berry Pistachio Pavlova Cake

  • JenjiRM  on  5/17/2019 at 1:21 PM

    Sticky toffee date cake

  • ebs  on  5/17/2019 at 8:30 PM

    Rosy rhubarb strawberry slab pie

  • LaurenE  on  5/17/2019 at 9:03 PM

    pistachio truffle cake

  • TheBlackLodge  on  5/18/2019 at 3:48 AM

    Fancy pants peanut butter chocolate cupcakes!

  • debbiehb  on  5/18/2019 at 4:57 AM

    Chocolate millionaire’s cake

  • dbielick  on  5/18/2019 at 5:09 AM

    Almond raspberry celebration cake

  • nadiam1000  on  5/18/2019 at 6:28 AM

    Blackberry elderflower vertical layer cake

  • Mtetpon  on  5/18/2019 at 6:42 AM

    Triple coconut cake

  • t.t  on  5/18/2019 at 7:14 AM

    Chocolate millionaire’s cake

  • linseysowa  on  5/18/2019 at 9:50 AM

    WOW- the cakes look beautiful...probably would start with the Almond Raspberry Celebration Cake!

  • Steben  on  5/18/2019 at 11:39 AM

    The pistachio truffle cake

  • Siegal  on  5/18/2019 at 9:24 PM

    I would like to try sticky toffee date cake

  • tennyogirl  on  5/18/2019 at 9:59 PM

    Orange salted honey cake

  • Dannausc  on  5/19/2019 at 5:36 AM

    Butterscotch banana cake

  • stephntran  on  5/19/2019 at 2:43 PM

    The vanilla passionfruit caramel cake!!!

  • jmay42066  on  5/19/2019 at 3:57 PM

    Fancy-pants peanut butter chocolate cupcakes

  • meduff  on  5/19/2019 at 5:00 PM

    Chocolate millionaire’s cake , for sure!

  • mpdeb98  on  5/19/2019 at 7:35 PM

    Garden cupcakes: rose cupcake

  • sarahawker  on  5/20/2019 at 8:17 AM

    Butterscotch banana cake

  • wandajb  on  5/20/2019 at 6:31 PM

    I would love to try the No bake Neapolitan cheesecake from Baking Bites by Nicole Weston.

  • Aminata95  on  5/20/2019 at 9:42 PM

    Tiramisu cake

  • annieski  on  5/21/2019 at 3:41 AM

    Probably, the vertical berry cake. I've wanted to try that vertical cake technique.

  • KarenGlad  on  5/21/2019 at 6:52 AM

    butterscotch banana cake

  • Scotsman61  on  5/21/2019 at 8:59 PM

    Chocolate stout cake with Irish cream

  • Roxy12  on  5/22/2019 at 2:13 AM

    Blackberry Elderflower...two of my very favorite flavors!

  • percussion03  on  5/22/2019 at 11:16 AM

    So many to choose from! Sparkling raspberry?

  • Blackeyedsusans  on  5/22/2019 at 12:22 PM


  • HomespunHouse  on  5/22/2019 at 5:15 PM

    Lavender Blackberry Cake

  • lpatterson412  on  5/23/2019 at 8:41 AM

    Pink lemonade cake!

  • hbakke  on  5/23/2019 at 11:26 AM

    Blackberry elderflower vertical layer cake

  • EmilyR  on  5/23/2019 at 11:46 PM

    Hibiscus lemon marbled macarons

  • ChefMomma  on  5/24/2019 at 7:09 PM

    Triple coconut cake

  • Kblg  on  5/24/2019 at 9:38 PM

    Hibiscus lemon macarons!

  • Bakersdozen  on  5/24/2019 at 11:58 PM

    I saw many recipes I want to try. One is the Fancy-pants peanut butter chocolate cupcakes.

  • virjeania  on  5/25/2019 at 12:29 PM

    Garden cupcakes: peony cupcake

  • LABeachGal  on  5/25/2019 at 12:29 PM

    Lavender blackberry cake looks so beautiful and delicious!

  • littleminxgirl  on  5/27/2019 at 1:14 AM

    Butterscotch banana cake sounds pretty amazing

  • Pamyoungvb  on  5/27/2019 at 7:50 AM

    Chocolate s’mores tart

  • Julia  on  5/28/2019 at 4:16 PM

    Orange honey salted cake

  • jenmatt  on  5/30/2019 at 3:30 PM

    Lavender blackberry cake

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  5/31/2019 at 6:41 AM

    butterscotch banana cake found on page 70)

  • AnnaZed  on  5/31/2019 at 3:47 PM

    Orange salted honey cake

  • JJWong  on  5/31/2019 at 11:46 PM

    I would love to learn how to decorate any of these cakes and cupcakes. The garden cupcakes sound amazing! They'd be great for an upcoming wedding shower I'm co-hosting.

  • Shelley.b  on  6/1/2019 at 6:12 PM

    Triple coconut cake

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  6/5/2019 at 1:41 AM

    I would like to try making the almond apricot Battenberg cake.

  • popoff  on  6/7/2019 at 10:03 AM

    Matcha white chocolate cake

  • Sfgordon  on  6/10/2019 at 5:54 PM

    Vanilla passion fruit caramel cake

  • ennsee  on  6/11/2019 at 6:37 PM

    I'd love to make the Apple blackberry pie. Two of my favourite fruits together.

  • stef  on  6/12/2019 at 6:20 AM

    White matcha cake

  • trudys_person  on  6/14/2019 at 6:25 PM

    It's totally out of season but I love these flavours: molasses pumpkin spice cake!

  • dtremit  on  6/16/2019 at 10:24 AM

    Vanilla passion fruit caramel cake!

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