Retro Cakes and Cookies: Over 25 Sweet Treats From Times Gone By

Hardcover | February 14, 2013

byWendy Sweetser

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Take a trip down memory lane and discover recipes for delicious, retro-style cakes and cookies that are perfect for a morning snack, afternoon tea, or an after-dinner treat. Small Cakes, Buns, and Bars includes tasty lemon bars, rich chocolate fridge cake, and pretty butterfly cakes. In the second chapter, Cookies and Other Treats, choose from the wonderfully named snickerdoodles, to buttery melting moments, and scrumptious Jam Sandwich cookies, otherwise known as Jammie Dodgers. Finally, you'll be spoilt for choice in Large Cakes-try decadent devil's food cake, moist spiced apple cake, or festive Christmas yule log. With cooking tips and variations, as well as interesting "Did You Know?" facts about the history of the cakes, this is a lovely book for your own shelves, or an ideal gift for a friend that captures the magic of traditional home baking.

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Take a trip down memory lane and discover recipes for delicious, retro-style cakes and cookies that are perfect for a morning snack, afternoon tea, or an after-dinner treat. Small Cakes, Buns, and Bars includes tasty lemon bars, rich chocolate fridge cake, and pretty butterfly cakes. In the second chapter, Cookies and Other Treats, cho...

Wendy Sweetser trained at the Cordon Bleu schools in Paris and London and has contributed articles to numerous publications including OK!, The London Magazine, Period Living and You Are What You Eat. She is the author of 20 cookery books and is a member of the UK Guild of Food Writers and the Slow Food Association. The author is bas...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 7.48 × 7.48 × 0.47 inPublished:February 14, 2013Publisher:Ryland Peters & SmallLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1908862629

ISBN - 13:9781908862624

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