There's something to be said about the vintage cake range - classic sponge, beautiful icing and simple flavor combinations - no sticks, cupcakes or pops - just simple, beautifully presented sugary goodness.
That's why this new cookbook, Vintage Cakes, from Julie Richardson stands out at the moment - it's full of classic cake recipes from layer cakes to simple rolls and enough history to keep serious cake heads entertained.
There's some great pictures to go alongside the recipes and some nice tips on ingredients and useful baking techniques required to perfect the vintage cake craft.
iI you want to rediscover the 1930s goddess within and wow guests with some scrumptious vintage cake then this books got just the recipes you need.
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