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Has anyone tried the recipes in De De Wilsons books?
post #2 of 12
I have The Wedding Cake Book and have made the Honey Maple Carrot Cake with Honey Buttercream for a neighborhood party. I was told by one person it was the best carrot cake they'd ever eaten.

I've made the lemon curd buttercream but the flavor was very strong and would use less lemon curd.

I use the Italian Meringue Buttercream, vanilla or chocolate, for all my cakes. It's my favorite.

I want to try the poppyseed cake but couldn't find poppyseeds easily.

Please let me know if you have any recommendations from this book.
Mary Ann
"Sure I could make you THAT cake but wouldn't you rather have a monkey cake?" Bronwen Weber
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Mary Ann
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post #3 of 12
Yes... I've used many of her recipes & loved them all... I use her IMBC pretty much exclusively!
post #4 of 12
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thanks for the reply, i have her new book "wedding cakes you can make" and she has a brown sugar and pecan cake that i'm going to try this weekend. Ill post the outcome.
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I an happy she came out with this book. Her first book was primary sponge cake recipes. I haven't tried her new cake batter recipes yet. I bought her book primarily b/c of the flavor combinations. They all sound great. I do use my own vanilla, chocolate and carrot cake recipes. I don't think I would use anyothers.

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Naty
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post #6 of 12
Could anyone help me find this book? I did a search for anything by this person on Amazon and came up with nothing.
Thanks!
post #7 of 12
Here name is not spelled properly. I think that is why you're having trouble.

On Amazon.com it is Dede Wilson

http://www.amazon.com/gp/search/ref=br_ss_hs/103-1486062-1336639?search-alias=aps&keywords=dede%20wilson%20and%20cake
post #8 of 12
Thanks so much! Would anyone recommend getting some of her wedding books?
post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by kibibi

thanks for the reply, i have her new book "wedding cakes you can make" and she has a brown sugar and pecan cake that i'm going to try this weekend. Ill post the outcome.



I have that book too, but I haven't tried any recipes yet. I'm interested to know if you like that recipe. It sounds delicious!
post #10 of 12
I made the hazelnut cake with hazelnut mousse filling (from The Wedding Cake Book) and it was great but the hazelnuts make it a little expensive.
Mary Ann
"Sure I could make you THAT cake but wouldn't you rather have a monkey cake?" Bronwen Weber
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"Sure I could make you THAT cake but wouldn't you rather have a monkey cake?" Bronwen Weber
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post #11 of 12
I made the Sour Cream apple cheesecake from the Wedding Cake Book and it was delicious!!

I've also tried the white cake (good) and the sour cream chocolate cake (pretty good but it's not very moist so adding moistening syrup should help). I tried the lemon curd and really liked it but the raspberry curd had a weird taste, like too much cornstarch. The white chocolate cake was pretty good to but I would recommend using a good brand of white "chocolate" for it.

She is a very nice woman. I wrote to her to thank her for her wonderful recipes and she wrote back to me and included me a recipe from her new cookbook (Wedding Cakes you can make).

Inma
post #12 of 12
I absolutely LOVE her books and recipes!!! Like MelC, I use her IMBC recipe on all my cakes and get fabulous remarks!!

Diane
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