A Mouth-Watering Collection of Recipes Ranging From Traditional Teatime Treats and Fun Party and Celebration Cakes to Luxurious Gateaux and Tarts, Shown in 500 Colour Photographs.
From Chelsea buns and chocolate drops to treacle tart and coffee cake, this collection of recipes is guaranteed to inspire every cook.
A concise introduction outlines the principles behind successful baking, including the importance of accuarcy, careful timing and how to line tins, to guide both novice and experienced cook to the best possible results.
The cakes and bakes are grouped into chapters by type or occasion, to make choosing easy. Recipes range from simple snacks, such as oaty coconut biscuits or carrot buns, to party or weekend treats, such as festive apple pie, caramel meringues or chocolate cheesecake.
Also included are coo's tips and variations to enable the reader to adapt recipes to suit their tastes and to improve their baking techniques. Ideas for decorating cakes an cookies, as well as storage advice and serving suggestions are also provided.
For those on a diet there is a section on low-fat baking, covering tasty adaptations for healthy bars, pastries, cakes and teabreads.
Every delicious recipe is accompanied by a beautiful colour photograph to both inspire and guide, and the simple step-by-step instructions ensure perfect results every time.
About the Editor
Consultant Editor Martha Day has compiled this comprehensive collection of recipes form a team of leading food writers. Martha has contributed to many publications, including The Complete Christmas Cookbook and 1000 Great Recipes (both Hermes House). She is a keen home cook and enjoys baking for friends and family.
| Cookies And Bars||p.8|
| Tea Breads, Buns And Muffins||p.40|
| Pies And Tarts||p.68|
| Cakes And Gateaux||p.94|
| Special Occasion Cakes||p.142|
| Children's Party Cakes||p.166|
| Novelty And Fantasy Cakes||p.192|
| Low-Fat Baking||p.202|
| Basic Recipes||p.244|
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st January 2008
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 23.0