Everyday Cake: 45 Simple Recipes for Layer, Bundt, Loaf, and Sheet Cakes

A humble slice, square, or wedge of homemade cake never fails to delight and here you’ll find forty-five simple recipes to make any day feel a bit special.

Using ingredients that are readily available, these cakes are unfussy yet sweetly indulgent. Recipes are arranged using pans most of us already have in our kitchens: round, square, loaf, rectangle, sheet, and bundt. Flavors include warm spices, herbs and flowers, and sweet essences, plus chocolate, fruit, nuts, and seeds.

An appealingly wide range of cakes will tickle every fancy:

  • The Vanilla Malted Milk with Milk Chocolate Frosting would be perfect for a birthday celebration
  • The Lemon and Lavender Yogurt cake would be quick to make and satisfying with cup of tea
  • The Roasted Strawberry with Whipped Crème Fraiche Shortcake would be the perfect way to end a summer supper.

There’s something for every mood and craving in Everyday Cakes.

Book Review:

Everyday Cake by Polina Chesnakova is an excellent choice if you are looking for a cookbook to help everyday desserts. The author clearly explains the tools and techniques needed to create delicious desserts. Chesnakova includes recipes that are adapted from classics and favorites of legendary bakers and cookbooks along with her own creations, and there are flavors to please everyone. There are lots of beautiful photos to tempt readers into wanting to get out the mixer, and the instructions are clear, even for new bakers. If you love Cake- I highly recommend you check out this book.

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