The ultimate collection of every cake or cookie recipe you will ever need, written by BBC Masterchef finalist Hannah Miles.
Home-baked cakes and cookies are one of life’s great treats. Whatever the occasion, be it an afternoon break, a birthday or a special dinner party dessert, you’ll find just the recipe to inspire you in this mouth-watering collection.
Starting with an overview of basic baking techniques, ingredients and equipment, beginners and more experienced bakers alike will find that it’s easy to master the art of baking with this one-stop guide for cake and cookie lovers. Discover recipes from around the world:
Classic sponges as well as iced, fruit or delicately flavoured cakes
Decorated cupcakes, muffins or meringues
Tortes, cheesecakes and gateaux galore
Quick and easy cookies and biscuits, plus brownies, flapjacks and pastry-based slices
Birthday, wedding and anniversary cakes as well as delightful novelty cakes and cookies for children
About the Author
A lawyer and BBC MasterChef finalist, Hannah Miles has developed a second career as an author and food writer. She has published 31 cookbooks and is co-author on a further 8 books. Her books include The Gluten Free Baker, Pancakes and Waffles, Naked Cakes, Cheesecakes, Traybakes and Christmas Cookies. Recently she designed afternoon tea menus for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo and the Japan’s Barakura English Garden where she is a visiting lecturer.