Children's Book of Baking Cakes by Abigail Wheatley


Children's Book of Baking Cakes by Abigail Wheatley

This is a new book full of delicious ideas for baking and decorating a huge variety of yummy cakes. Recipes are divided into three mouth-watering sections: Big cakes include coffee and walnut sandwiches, chocolate gateauxs and pineapple cakes; Little cakes include cupcakes, muffins and mini cheesecakes, while Tray cakes include Swiss rolls, chocolate brownie bites and apple loaf. Something for everyone! Instructions for decorating techniques and recipes for different icing and topping recipes help make each tasty treat look like it's straight out of the baker's. Each recipe is accompanied by step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations to ensure spectacular results. It includes decorating and wrapping ideas for boxes, ribbons and jars to help make each cake into a lovely gift.


'Filled with delicious but simple recipes, perfect for introducing children to baking' - Creative Steps; 'The recipes are wonderfully written. An affordable and incredibly well designed baking book which is crammed full of fun, interesting and educational content to enthuse and inspire even the youngest of children to cook...the perfect excuse to make a few nice treats for the family!' - First4Dads; 'This book is great to get children to enjoy baking, with simple, well-illustrated directions. It also provides some lovely ways to turn cakes into gifts, with jars, ribbons and decorations!' - Cirencester Life'

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Spiral bound
64 pages
Interest Age: 7+


Abigail Wheatley
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Publication date

1st April 2011



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