Aimee's Perfect Cakes

Wednesday 7 December 2016

If you are looking for the perfect gift for the foodie baker on your Christmas list look no further!  I have the perfect book that I think they will just love!  Aimee's Perfect Bakes features over 50 original and creative baking recipes from Aimee Twigger's kitchen, as featured on her popular blog, Twigg Studios. Each treat has easy-to-follow instructions and is paired with stunning photographs shot by Aimee herself. She also gives crafty tips for beautifully wrapping and presenting her delicious bakes to make perfect, edible gifts for any occasion.  The photos which accompany each recipe are truly gorgeous!

From a Raspberry ripple cake and Chicken pie cones, to Beetroot cheddar fougasse and a stunning 'Rainbow' cake with edible flowers, Aimee's Perfect Bakes will show you how to make beautiful sweet and savoury gifts without breaking the bank. A collection of second-hand cookware and kitchenalia, Aimee makes astounding creations that are homespun and handcrafted with love.

The Cake chapter is filled with no less than thirteen lovely recipes . . . each one beautifully photographed . . . 

The Feather Light Lilac Cake looks to die for  . . . and that is only for starters . . . 

Sweet Bakes . . .  a chapter filled with beautiful buns and rolls . . . 

I can't wait to get stuck into these Cinnamon Danish Pastry Swirls and her Hot Cross Buns look to die for.

Savoury Bakes  . . .  with everything from Quails Egg Stuffed Pork Pies to  . . . 

These gorgeous Chicken Pie Cones  . . .  and savoury Spicy Tomato Macarons!  Now those I could really go for!

The final chapter, Little Gifts, includes lots of taste tempting treats to gift your loved ones and friends with . . .  spiced nuts,  tortilla chips, crackers . . .

How good do these Sweet Potato Cheddar Crackers look?  I know . . .  AMAZING!

Even if you aren't looking for a gift for a baking foodie friend, this is a book you would love to gift yourself with, and then gift all your friends with treats you have baked from it!  (That's what I'm going to do!)

Baking for family and friends doesn't have to break the bank and Aimee Twigger's second book, Aimee's Perfect Bakes proves that is so perfectly!   Well written and beautifully photographed, this is a winner/winner to my way of thinking.  I love it!

Through step-by-step photography and quick decoration ideas, UK blogger Aimee Twigger reveals how she creates fun cakes, loaves and pies for every occasion. Whether you're looking for savoury finger food like chicken pie cones or little Cornish pasties, or an extravagant tiramisu cake with hazelnut dacquoise, there's something cheery to be conjured up!

 Aimee''s Perfect Bakes, by Aimee Twigger.
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Murdoch Books (3 Nov. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1743367422
  • ISBN-13: 978-1743367421 

Aimee Twigger is a 28-young crafter and blogger. She lives in Torquay, Devon, with her partner, Howard, and her Dalmatian puppy, Archie. Aimee started her food blog, Twigg Studios, in 2011 to share recipes and her passion for baking and food photography. Aimee's previous book Love, Aimee x was featured in Marie Claire, the Guardian, Telegraph Weekend, Fabulous Sun on Sunday and the Independent I paper, amongst others.

I was sent this book free of charge for review. I was not required to write a positive review in return. I quite simply like it. Any and all opinions are my own.  Many thankns to Murdoch Books for sending it to me.


  1. Her blog is gorgeous..such talent these young women have!

    1. They seem to have it all Monique! Youth, beauty and talent! O


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