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Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor
The Cake Mix Doctor goes chocolate! Anne Byrn brings her proven prescription for doctoring cake mix to an ingredient that inspires love bordering on obsession. It's a marriage made in baker's heaven-150 all-new, all-easy recipes for cakes, starring the ingredient that surpasses all other flavors, including vanilla, by a 3-to-1 margin, and that Americans consume to the tune ...more
Hardcover, 464 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Workman Publishing Company
(first published 2001)
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Nov 10, 2011 UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Several years ago I bought this cookbook on a whim, and tonight when I was looking for a way to "doctor" up a boxed cake mix I bought at the market today, I immediately grabbed this book! Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor is a great go-to cookbook, loaded with recipes, tips and tricks to take any boxed cake mix from mundane to magnificent with very little effort.
In the front you'll find a few pages with pictures of each recipe, along with the page number. The rest of the book is divided into s ...more
So this is my favored that's why I saved it for last. This is a terrific follow-up to The Cake Mix Doctor. This time around though, the recipes focus on a broader variety of desserts that can be made from chocolate cake and brownie mixes. Making a few simple substitutions and/or additions to a basic chocolate cake or brownie mix can give you a dessert that will silence most "cake mix doubters". No one will believe the Triple Decker Chocolate Raspberry Cake began with a mix! This time, Chocolate ...more
Feb 24, 2011 Carrie Chaney rated it liked it
Recommends it for: beginning bakers, busy bakers
This book is a road map to chocolate heaven. The icing on the cake is that each recipe is born from a cake mix box. The frostings (which are the only things in the boook that are completely homemade) are devine, and the cakes are delicious add-in concoctions that make you wonder" "Why did I never think of this?"
This book is awesome. You don't read it per se since it is a cookbook, but I have used it many times for use at home and for taking to parties. I like this book due to its focus on chocolate and I found that it does repeat recipes from the original cake doctor book.