Cake Cookbook Author:Favorite Recipes Remember when you were a child and watched your mother bake a cake? You always waited to "lick the bowl". The batter tasted almost as good as the cake itself. — Because so many people associate cakes with the good things of life, cakes have become an all-american favorite dessert. The cake, as a success symbol, became an American adoption. The ex... more »pression "to take the cake" came from the custom of presenting a cake to the winner of the cake walk--a contest held in the south which gave its name to a popular dance.
A cook's greatest moment of pride and success is when she takes a perfect cake from her oven. Try these marvelous recipes and watch your moments of pride and success grow.