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Title American cake : from colonial gingerbread to classic layer, the story behind our best-loved cakes from past to present / Anne Byrn.
Author Byrn, Anne.
Publication Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, [2016]
Description 1 online resource
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Call # eBOOK
Note Includes index.
Summary Cakes in America aren't just about sugar, flour, and frosting. They have a deep, rich history that developed as our country grew. Cakes, more so than other desserts, are synonymous with celebration and coming together for happy times. They're an icon of American culture, reflecting heritage, region, season, occasion, and era. And they always have been, throughout history. In American Cake, Anne Byrn, creator of the New York Times bestselling series The Cake Mix Doctor, takes you on a journey through America's past to present with more than 125 authentic recipes for our best-loved and beautifulcakes and frostings. Tracing cakes chronologically from the dark, moist gingerbread of New England to the elegant pound cake, the hardscrabble Appalachian stack cake, war cakes, deep-South caramel, Hawaiian Chantilly, and the modern California cakes of orange and olive oil, Byrn shares recipes, stories, and a behind-the-scenes look into what cakes we were baking back in time. From the well-known Angel Food, Red Velvet, Pineapple Upside-Down, Gooey Butter, and Brownie to the lesser-known Burnt Leather, Wacky Cake, Lazy Daisy, and Cold Oven Pound Cake, this is a cookbook for the cook, the traveler, or anyone who loves a good story. And all recipes have been adapted to the modern kitchen.
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Subject Cake.
Cake -- United States -- History.
Cake. (OCoLC)fst00843972
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
COOKING / General.
Genre Electronic books.
Cookbooks. (OCoLC)fst01752725
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Byrn, Anne. American cake. Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, [2016] 9781623365431 (DLC) 2016029092
ISBN 9781623365448 (electronic bk.)
1623365449 (electronic bk.)

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