want to make your kid's big day really special? Bake one of these irresistible cakes or treats. Whether you're celebrating a birthday (or half-birthday), sports victory, ballet recital, or favorite holiday, Bake Me a Cake offers recipes for party treats your child will adore. An overview of key ingredients, essential equipment, and frosting and decorating techniques will empower even the most apprehensive parents to bake and decorate these cakes from scratch. Information on child-friendly steps gets kids involved in the fun. Master recipes for basic cakes, brownies, and cookies are followed by recipes for quick frostings. Then it's on to the party treats, each one whimsically photographed in full color and accompanied by easy step-by-step directions. And the stand-up easel format means you can make them without frosting the book in the process!