Author(s): Alex Hoffler
Think raspberry lemon layer cake decorated with ombre buttercream and candy floss. Or four flavours of honeycomb from hazelnut, coffee and chocolate to orange and cardamom. Or creme brulee tart with homemade vanilla bean paste. Or retro two-tone coyo-and-mango popsicles. Or the cutest chocolate edible lettering cake toppers. This book is everything sweet: Meringue Girls-style. There are chapters on: unusual edible gifts, old-school desserts with a Meringue Girls twist, the coolest of styled-up layer cakes, There Ain't No Party Like a Meringue Girls party, and delicious decorations in a rainbow of colours. From totally tropical marshmallows twists to rainbow-dyed white chocolate oreo pyramids, these recipes burst with flavour, share the girls' baking secrets, feel totally current and creative, and looks incredible. Get your glitter out and get inspired.
From unusual edible gifts to incredible-looking layer cakes - these recipes are everything sweet, Meringue Girls-style
"Naughty but very, very nice - these recipes are what dreams are made of" Meringue Girls Cookbook, Jamie Oliver "The second I met the Meringue Girls I knew they would go far. They are ahead of the game with dynamic and delicious sweet treats. Long may they reign!" Gizzi Erskine "Packed with a rainbow kaleidoscope of inspiring ideas, pastry tips and recipes. This book will brighten up any day" Rachel Khoo "This book is amazing - saturated with energy and colour, everything cries out to be made and tasted" Ruby Tandoh "A beautiful book packed full of treats, deliciousness, colour and joy. So much more than meringues, these girls can bake" Anna Jones
Alex Hoffler and Stacey O'Gorman's motto is 'Follow your dream'. Just a couple of year ago Alex and Stacey quit their 9 to 5 jobs and began their Meringue Girls journey. Now they have a bakery HQ in Broadway Market with a staff of eight, which sells to Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, Recipease and Harvey Nicholls, as well as fashion events, weddings and their weekly market stall. They run masterclasses rated by the Evening Standard as one of the best in London. They have had a huge media and social media response including numerous TV appearance and over 50,000 Instagram followers. They are in talks to open a franchise in Dubai. They also do weekly food styling for various publications including the Guardian. They live in east London. Alex has a new baby, and Stacey recently got married.