Mich Turner, cake decorator to the queen, shows us the nutritious (yet always delicious) side of sweets.
Celebrity baker Mich Turner cooks up a smarter take on sweet treats—so you can eat your cake and enjoy it, too! Her yummy recipes, which include cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, offer healthier choices with substitutions for refined sugar and the addition of superfoods. Savor (guilt-free!) Date, Banana & Peanut Butter Muffins, Lemon Polenta Cake with Strawberry Compote, Carrot Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting & Walnut Praline, and other delicious desserts.
About the Author
Mich Turner, MBE, is founder of Little Venice Cake Company and is often described as “Queen of Couture Cakes,” thanks to her multiaward-winning designs and A-list clientele. She has baked over 10,000 cakes, including those for Her Majesty the Queen, Sir Paul McCartney, Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Gordon Ramsay, David Beckham, and Simon Cowell. Among her many awards and accolades, Mich was named Harper’s Bazaar & CHANEL Entrepreneur of the Year 2006, and in 2010 she was honored with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her services to the catering industry.
Mich contributes to various publications and has written five international and bestselling books; Fantastic Party Cakes (Jacqui Small), Couture Wedding Cakes, (Jacqui Small), Spectacular Cakes (Universe), a Gourmand World Cookbook Awards “Best Dessert Book” 2006, Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass: The Ultimate Guide to Cake Decorating Perfection (Jacqui Small), and Mich Turner's Cake School: Expert Tuition from the Master Cake Maker (Jacqui Small).
Mich appears regularly on television, including as a judge alongside Peter Sidwell in the hugely successful series Britain’s Best Bakery (2012–2014), which was among ITV’s top five best-performing daytime shows in 2014. She has given numerous talks, and her consumer events include Cake International and The Americas Cake and Sugarcraft Fair 2015 in Orlando, FL.
'Chic treats and celebrations from Mich Turner MBE, baker-by-request to royalty and to the stars.' * YOU Magazine: Mail on Sunday *
'Mich not only tells what we are going to need, but educates us on the why and how of baking! It's what turns it from a good baking book to an amazing one' * United Cakedom *
'Tempting and delicious, meet the healthier versions of your favourite cakes...' * Running in Heels *
'Flicking through the book, I found myself bookmarking every other page' * Pudding Lane *
'The onus is on us to make informed choices about the food we eat, cook and bake and, by golly, this book is informative!' * UK Handmade *
'Mich Turner's new book is not a health or diet book but offers knowledge of the nutritional benefits of the ingredients and provides alternatives you can choose to accommodate your lifestyle. From individual sweet treats, muffins, biscuits and bars, to cakes and meringue centrepieces, the book is packed with delicious recipes.' * Cakes & Sugarcraft Magazine *