Recipes from Warm Bread and Honey Cake

Warm Bread and Honey Cake

Containing a mix of familiar family favorites and unusual, exotic delicacies, this comprehensive collection of recipes for breads, cakes, biscuits and pastries is also a well-researched exploration of home-baking techniques and global ethnic history. Inspired by her multicultural background the author has drawn inspiration from all over the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.

All the recipes are simple to follow and beautifully photographed, with any unusual techniques illustrated step-by-step for ease. Try your hand at Azorean honey cake or Jamaican hard dough bread. Let your family’s taste buds thrill to Azerbaijani cream cheese baklava or Dutch brown sugar coils.

The combination of delicious recipes and fascinating historical and anecdotal text make this book a fantastic read–a must for any home cook looking to truly broaden their repertoire or with an interest in the culture of food.

A decorative plate topped with a slice of drunken apple cake that is drizzled with cream.

Drunken Apple Cake | Kuchen Borracho

A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.

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  • 2 H
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Glazed nutmeg pound cake in a loaf pan on a circular cooling rack

Nutmeg Cake

This spice cake is soaked with rum syrup, making a lovely, albeit slightly boozy, gift when wrapped in parchment and tied with a bow.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 17
Warm Bread and Honey Cake

Sugar Syrup

This Sugar Syrup Recipe is suitable for most recipes calling for simple syrup. Use at your discretion, depending on how sweet you like things.

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