American cake : from colonial gingerbread to classic layer, the stories and recipes behind more than 125 of our best-loved cakes from past to present / Anne Byrn.

Author
Published
  • New York, NY : Rodale Inc. [2016]
Physical description
344 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781623365431 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
  • 1623365430 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • 1650 to 1799: baking cakes in early America -- 1800 to 1869: new cakes & new directions -- 1870-1899: a scientific approach: baking powder & Fanny Farmer -- 1900 to 1916: birth of the American layer cake -- 1917 to 1945: baking in the good times & the bad times -- 1946 to 1962: Tupperware, Bake-Offs, ® & a new domesticity -- 1963 to 1979: American cake times are a-changin' -- 1980 to 1999: cakes born in the USA -- 2000 to the present: the cakes of the new millennium -- Frostings & icings.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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University of Essex: Albert Sloman Library, Colchester campus TX 715

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