What are the main ingredients of cakes? Eggs, sugar, butter, and flour! Find out where they come from, then use them to bake 20 sensational cake recipes from around the world.
You don't need to travel to enjoy the variety of cakes the world has to offer. Bring classic recipes to life from the comfort of your own home. From simple sponge, Swiss roll and Sachertorte to the ultimate birthday celebration cake, follow simple step by step recipes and learn how to bake mouth-watering cakes for every occasion. There are healthier options too, that use fruit and vegetables to sweeten and keep cakes moist and delicious. Try the ultimate easy Carrot Cake, Apfelkuchen, and even Brownies made with dates! Once you've mastered the basics of cake-baking, you'll be ready to show off your new skills and wow your friends and family with some showstopping variations of your own.
But this isn't just a beautiful recipe book - this book will take you on a fascinating journey of discovery. Find out how eggs are farmed, how butter is churned, and how sugar is grown and processed, as well as the spectacular science behind what makes your cakes rise. Do you know the difference between whisking and beating? Do you know the secret to the lightest, fluffiest sponges? Turn the pages of this book and you'll see that there's much more to cakes than what meets the eye...