Cakeboi: A Collection of Classic Bakes (Hardcover)
Experience the Magic of Classic Aussie Bakes with MasterChef Australia Favorite Reece Hignell
Reece Hignell, MasterChef Australia veteran and owner of the Cakeboi bakery, created this exceptional collection of classic Australian bakes so that anyone can become a baking pro. Inspired by his nan’s traditional desserts, this book is full of iconic cakes like his Spiced Rum Baba that made Katy Perry exclaim, “You’re the tits, Reece!” and his long-coveted Signature Lemon Tart. With chapters that lead you through everything from the basics of baking to creating your own sensational scones, sponge cakes and more, you’ll find all the inspiration and instruction you need to make a masterpiece in the kitchen.
About the Author
Reece Hignell was a contestant on MasterChef Australia’s 10th season and returned to compete in the 2020 Back to Win season, in which he finished in the Top 5. Following his time on MasterChef, Reece opened his own bakery, Cakeboi. He lives in Newcastle, Australia.
“If you love sweet things, and want to be inspired, educated and well-fed, this book deserves a place in your kitchen.”
— Julie Goodwin, original MasterChef Australia winner and author of Julie Goodwin’s Essential Cookbook
“I’ve tasted Reece’s goodies and boy, are they delicious! The recipes in this book are the real deal and a true testament to Reece’s expertise and passion for baking.”
— Brendan Pang, owner of Bumplings Perth and author of This is a Book About Dumplings