Create Your Signature Dessert Style
Learn how to create your own unique mark and think of your desserts as your calling card.
By Candace Nelson
Original Content | July 08, 2010
Photo: Candace Nelson
Architectural and Show-Stopping
Do you like to make a statement? This signature dessert style can be created with clean lines and architectural shapes.
- Bake cakes in square or triangular shapes.
- Stack cake layers off center, then melt chocolate into a thin sheet and break cooled chocolate into shards to adorn your creation.
- Make roll-and-cut (rather than drop) cookies to keep perfect shapes.
- Glaze cookies in single colors or use melted chocolate to make dots and lines in geometric shapes.
In general, keep colors to a minimum. Dark browns and whites work well together. If you go with color, stick with a monochromatic palette.
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