Synopsis: Let Simple Cakes dispel the myth that cake-baking is all fuss and fiddle. Now Mary Berry guides you through the art of making the ultimate in comfort food, from cakes, biscuits and pastries, to meringues and more. From Coffee Cake and Devonshire Scones to Lavender Biscuits and, of course, the classic Victoria Sponge, each delicious recipe is accompanied by step-by-step illustrations and simple instructions to ensure impressive results every time. Including sections on ingredients, equipments and methods, as well as suggested party menus, baking has never been so simple.
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This book starts with a really helpful introductory section, with Mary sharing her wisdom on cake-making methods, ingredients and equipment.
As Mary says ‘There is really nothing to beat a good home-made cake. There is no mystique about making them. You simply need to follow a good, sound recipe meticulously, use the very best ingredients, bake it in the right-sized tin at the advised oven temperature and enjoy the result’ This delightful book is divided into Chocolate Cakes, Favourite Cakes, Bite-sized cakes, Meringues, Tarts and Pastries and Cakes for Occasions. A must for your afternoon tea! Highly Recommended!