Cakes: 1001 Classic Recipes from Around the World

Cakes: 1001 Classic Recipes from Around the World is absolutely loaded with options for all kinds of cakes, from chocolate to fruit to sponge cakes and many many more cake types. There are also a lot of photographs inside of the finished cakes. 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 360 pages. 

Copyright: 2003 

Publisher: Reader's Digest 

Author: Reader's Digest 

ISBN: 9780762104031

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Description: Create the perfect cake for friends and family -- or even for yourself -- with this tantalizing collection of 1,001 mouthwatering cake recipes. 

From a simple butter cake to an unusual upside- down cherry crostata, these tempting recipes range from traditional family favorites to exotic cakes from around the world. 

Looking for the perfect chocolate cake to serve at an intimate dinner party? Choose from 87 chocolate cake recipes, including Chocolate Rum Cake with Almond Brittle, Over-the-Top Frozen Chocolate Cake, and Chocolate Mousse Supreme. Step-by-step instructions make baking perfect cakes foolproof, and helpful hints and tips guide you to the best -- and most delicious -- results. 

 

Cakes is packed with everything you need to create spectacular cakes time after time, including: 

  • More than 1,000 kitchen-tested recipes -- ranging from a basic yellow cake to European gourmet cakes -- complete with icings, sauces, frostings, glazes, and syrups 
  • Recipes ranked by level of difficulty, from super-easy to the more challenging, with most at the easier levels 
  • Over 500 full-color photographs of finished cakes 
  • An introductory chapter that provides vital information on flour, eggs, sugars, pan types, ovens, temperatures, and more 
  • Step-by-step photographic spreads that focus on specific techniques, such as how to melt different types of chocolate; storing and freezing cakes; cutting, filling, and decorating cakes; and other time-saving information 
  • Chapters organized by type of cake, from fresh fruit cakes to sponge cakes to meringue cakes to strudels 

 

Whether you're in the mood for Ginger Cake with Lemon Icing, Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Pound Cake, Chocolate Mint Swirl Cake, Walnut and Strawberry Meringue Cake, or Butterscotch Toffee Angel Food Cake, you're sure to find a cake that makes you -- and your taste buds -- happy. 

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Condition: Good condition. 

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