2004 IACP Award Nominee for Compilations Category
The largest recipe collection in one volume--from a simple butter cake to an indulgent double dark chocolate cake with white chocolate sauce, this handsome cookbook contains over 1,000 cake recipes--some are family favorites, while others are exotic recipes from around the world. Step-by-step instructions make baking perfect cakes foolproof, and helpful hints and tips guide the baker to the best--and most delicious--results.
A treasure trove of recipes, covering a wide variety of cakes, from chocolate cakes to cheesecakes to no-bakes--complete with icings, sauces, frostings, glazes and syrups--each one tested to assure success in your home.
More than 1,000 recipes, ranging from a basic yellow cake to European gourmet cakes
Here is everything bakers need to create spectacular cakes time after time, including:
Over 500 full-color photographs of finished cakes
An introductory chapter that provides vital information on flour, eggs, fats, sugars, pan types, ovens, temperatures, and more
Recipes ranked by difficulty, from super-easy to the more challenging
Step-by-step photographic spreads within the chapters that focus on specific themes, such as the types of chocolate and how to melt them, storing and freezing cakes; cutting, filling, and decorating cakes; and much more
A unique recipe list: many of your old favorites, plus a wide variety of recipes gathered from around the world
Chapters organized by type of cake, from fresh fruit cakes to sponge cakes to meringue cakes to strudels