A delicious slice of cake is the original comfort food. We will never tire of the classic and timeless or the indulgent and creamy -- cakes are idealfor all occasions, whether a big, many layered cake to wow your guests or a special event, or a good old reliable carrot cake to savor with your coffee. And cake is best enjoyed when made from scratch in your own kitchen -- a sublime reward for a little work.
This beautiful book is a feast for the eyes and the stomach. Featuring over 50 tempting recipes, from cakes for special occasions or dessert, such as Christmas Cake or White Chocolate & Raspberry Mousse Gateau, to a whole section on delectable chocolate confections such as Red Devil's Frood Cake. Also included are the more humble everyday cakes that we love -- why not try our Lemon Drizzle Cake or Banana Cake? In addition to the many recipes, the book also offers useful information on equipment and utensils, ingredients, working with chocolate, and basic cake-making methods, as well as some key frosting and icing recipes. Cakes is a must for any fan of cakes -- in other words, everyone!