This book is the most lavish and the most complete, ever published on the subject of that most sensuous of all foods-cake. Filled with 650 of the world's best recipes, This book is literally a cake lover's dream come true. This book offers cake lovers 650 ways in which to enjoy their favorite treat. Pound cakes, butter cakes, fruitcakes, cheese-cakes, genoise+biscuit, sponge, and chiffon cakes, even some breakfast like waffles and muffins. and every other decadent sweet dish imaginable-plus some unusual savory ones-are all featured in easy-to-read recipes. And even easier to find with a great index and alphabetical table of contents. The book opens with a comprehensive overview of the science, history and business of cake, though any true cake lover will likely already be up to speed on the (psychological) health benefits of cakes!. This will make a must-have gift for anyone keen on cake. The instructions are easily understandable, and the book's tips and variations make the recipes easy to follow. This book has everything cake!