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

Byrn, Anne, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

5 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Aubbee Library 641.86 BYR (Text) 33187004096562 Nonfiction - A Available -
Fulton Library 641.86 BYR (Text) 33187004096570 Nonfiction - F Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 641.8653 BYRN (Text) 33946003142143 New Books . 2nd Floor On holds shelf -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton 641.865 Byr (Text) 30890000616464 New Adult Materials Upper level On holds shelf -
Rochester Library 641.86 BYR (Text) 33187004096588 Nonfiction - R Checked out 12/29/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781623365431
  • ISBN: 1623365430
  • Physical Description: 344 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-329) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "Tracing cakes chronologically from the dark, moist gingerbread of New England to the elegant pound cake, the hardscrabble Appalachian stack cake, war cakes, deep-South caramel, Hawaiian Chantilly, and the modern California cakes of orange and olive oil, Byrn shares recipes, stories, and a behind-the-scenes look into what cakes we were baking back in time."--Back cover.
Subject: Cake.
Cake > United States > History.
Genre: Cookbooks.

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