Author(s): Clara Polito
Clara Cakes, the brainchild of Los Angeles-based teen baker Clara Polito, is packed to the brim with easy and delicious vegandessertrecipes to make at home. Clarabegan baking at age 12, selling her cakes at DIY punk shows and baking competitions. Now, as a teenager, her self-run company Clara Cakes is all over town catering events, providing sweets and treats to stores across the city, and still popping up at punk shows! Clara s personal sweet toothhas led to the creation of amazing and unique recipessuchas: * InceptionCookie: An Oreo cookie secretly baked inside of a chocolate chip cookie. Mind blowing! * BreakfastCake: Bananacake, maple frosting, andcaramelizedcornflakes. The most important cake of the day. * SexyCake: Azestylimecaketoppedwithtangylimefrosting andspicy, saltyblueberrysauce.XXX. * S mores Bars: The name says it all. Who needs a campfire when you have a bag of vegan marshmallows and an oven? Clara Cakes is the sweetest vegan cookbook to hit market, and apeekintoClara'sworld. Thereareplaylists and personal storiesalongtheway, desserthaikus, andevensomeadviceonhowto turnyourhobbyintoabusiness. Bakingisnotalwaysneat, so sometimesyougottamake a mess before you make it big.But whether making music, running a business, or baking delicious, ethical desserts, it s always the best when you Do It Yourself. Take a look inside and let Clara be your guide!"
Clara Polito runs the Los Angeles-based vegan baking business, ClaraCakes. She started baking when she was twelve years old, shortly after becomingvegan. Presenting her latest creations at shows throughout Los Angeles, sheeventually gained customers and attention while charming the taste buds ofeveryone from crust-punks to lawyers, uniting them one sweet tooth at a time.Now 19, Clara hosts pop-up brunches and dinners throughout LA, sells atfood and music festivals, and has made hundreds of custom birthday cakes allalong her vegan way. When not baking, she enjoys cooking Italian food fromscratch, and when she is just completely out of the kitchen, she's honestly a littlelost. She loves to dance."