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Taking baking to another level

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

8th March, 2015
Cakes must be worth the calories

For Claire Ptak, how her cakes look is secondary to how they taste. Not that you’d know it by leafing through the mouth-watering pages of her new book, The Violet Bakery Cookbook. For Ptak, cakes must be worth the calories.

“While I do care a great deal about what my baked goods look like – and presentation is a huge part of what I do – I am most interested in creating something...

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