The Birthday Cake Book.
The Birthday Cake Book
Harvard Common Press
535 Albany St. Boston MA 02118
9781558323827, $19.95 www.harvardcommonpress.com
Seventy cake recipes for all kinds of cakes for adults and children alike offer all levels of baker an easy approach, using 10 master batters and 15 frostings to 'mix and match'. Explanations on how to produce foolproof cakes accompany tips on writing messages on cakes, storing them, and more. Melissa Punch's color photos pepper a winning presentation suitable for any general lending library.