One Bowl, Big Taste: Baker Kelli Marks’s first cookbook promises to delight your palate, one bowl of ingredients at a time
In Little Rock, the name Kelli Marks is synonymous with sweets. That’s why it’s hard to believe a love of baking was something Kelli didn’t discover until her 20s, when she provided the cake for her grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary. “I’d never done a ton of baking, but I thought it’d be so fun if their granddaughter made the cake for the party,” Kelli recalls. “This being 2001, I had to buy a book and sit down and teach myself how to do it.” By the time the party rolled around, she presented the couple with a four-tier vanilla cake—and she was hooked….