O Magazine's 10 Anniversary Cakes - Dessert Recipes
We asked America's most brilliant bakers to dream up a delectable dessert for our 10th birthday. Here, a little slice of heaven.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the May 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
No mere whim prompted Sylvia Weinstock to top her angel food cake with an explosion of sugar daffodils. "Daffodils are the 10th-anniversary flower," says the meticulous sugar artist. "And yellow is one of my happy colors." Weinstock iced the layers with lime, coconut, and blood orange buttercreams—"flavors that sing out to you," she says. The New York City–based Weinstock, a former kindergarten teacher, was dubbed "the Leonardo da Vinci of wedding cakes" by Bon Appétit magazine and counts Ivanka Trump, Sean "Diddy" Combs, and Jennifer Lopez among her clients.
Get the recipe: Sylvia Weinstock's Angel Food Cake with Lime, Coconut, and Blood Orange Buttercreams
Plus: Sylvia Weinstock's favorite people to cook for