Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections, and Frozen Treats

Have you ever looked at a piece of artwork and thought “hmmm, that looks good enough to eat”. No? Neither have we; but the author of this wonderful and creative book certainly has and now she wants to share her love of art and cake with her readers.

“Modern Art Desserts: Recipes for Cakes, Cookies, Confections and Frozen Treats” by Caitlin Freeman is a book of modern works of art and the author’s attempt to transfer them into her chosen medium. And she succeeds. She takes hints and cues from some of the great modern artists of our time such as Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Cindy Sherman and Henri Matisse to name but a few. Using inspiration from these artists’ great works she provides the recipes for twenty seven fabulous desserts which somehow keeps the charm and sophistication of the original piece of artwork.

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Ms Freeman owns an establishment, the Blue Bottle Café, which specializes in creating cakes that go with coffee. She also owns a candy store in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley.  Each dessert has been tried out and sampled in her establishments.  Each recipe features a photograph of the original inspiration together with a perspective from the curator of the San Francisco Museum of Modern art. She then continues with step by step instructions on how to create the dessert specially adapted for the methods and equipment of the home baker.


This book comes from an author who specializes in cakes and cookies commercially and who is also a fan of modern art

The recipes inside this book will inspire anyone to try to make a delicious and visually stunning confectionary creation

Comes in a classy hardcover just right for coffee table or bookshelf or as a Kindle format book for convenience