"Let them eat cake" takes on mouth-watering proportions in Diana Dalsass's guide to baking made easy. Forget those fluffy layers, those hard-to-find ingredients and complicated cooking instructions; here are more than 125 recipes for cakes that can stand alone, requiring no icings to make them appealing. Whatever your mood, the occasion, or the season, Dalsass has the cake for you. Try tempting your guests or delighting yourself with Peach and Plum Cake, Guinness Spice Cake, or the elegant Ribbons of Chocolate Cake. In plain language, Dalsass gives a thorough treatment to every imaginable aspect of the baking process, delivering both innovation and simplicity. You'll find rich and hearty cakes, reduced-fat cakes to please even the reluctantly health conscious, and as an added attraction, sections on biscotti and bar cakes.