Good Old-Fashioned Cakes

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From rich chocolate cakes to fruity flans, this charming little book collects more than 60 recipes for delicious cakes and tarts, gathered from all around Britain. It also contains invaluable information on the basics of successful baking, and how to make your cakes rise perfectly. Recipes include traditional teatime favorites such as Maids of Honour and fascinating historical curiosities like 18th-century Pepper Cake, fruity confections such as Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and, to finish, a selection of ...

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Overview

From rich chocolate cakes to fruity flans, this charming little book collects more than 60 recipes for delicious cakes and tarts, gathered from all around Britain. It also contains invaluable information on the basics of successful baking, and how to make your cakes rise perfectly. Recipes include traditional teatime favorites such as Maids of Honour and fascinating historical curiosities like 18th-century Pepper Cake, fruity confections such as Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and, to finish, a selection of delicious tarts and flans.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905400898
  • Publisher: National Trust, Aylesbury
  • Publication date: 4/9/2010
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane Pettigrew is the author of many titles, including A Social History of Tea and The Tea Companion, and is managing director of St. James’s Teas Ltd.

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