World Class Cakes: 250 Classic Recipes from Boston Cream Pie to Madeleines and Muffins

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Every country in the world has a cake that is truly a classic – one that has stood the test of time and continues to be passed down from generation to generation.

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World Class Cakes is a compilation of these timeless recipes, culled from mothers and grandmothers all the world over. Whether you want to make a moist sponge cake to accompany your afternoon tea or craft a show-stopping layer cake to dazzle at a party, you’ll find the recipe in this book.

Includes scrumptious recipes like:
  • Japanese green tea pound cake
  • French flourless chocolate cake
  • Russian lemon and poppy seed cake
  • Tres leche cake from Central America
  • American red velvet cake and hundreds more

  • Accompanied by stunning step-by-step photography, a history of each cake and the traditions associated with it, and over 250 recipes, this book is essential for any baking enthusiast. Discover why you shouldn’t speak above a whisper when making a Polish babka, which country believed you should sleep with wedding cake under your pillow to meet your future husband, and loads more in this charming cake companion.

    Additional Information

    Author Roger Pizey
    Publisher Race Point Publishing
    Page Count 288pp
    Publication Size 8.5 x 10.75 x 1.5
    Publication Notes hardcover, full color
    Publication Date September 15, 2013
    ISBN 978-1937994167

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