Family Circle PIES AND CAKES COOKBOOK Author:Family Circle Library of Creative Cooking10 FROM THE INTRO: "In the first section of this book are some of great- grandmother's fruit pies, but given a modern look that makes them just as good on the palate and much easier to make. — Some of the custards and creams, and the chiffons and meringues in the second section could not be made by those early pioneers. You can make them all, with n... more »o difficulty and have a taste-treat that will make everyone at your table happy.
The foam and Butter cakes, too, are modern-day updates of many an old recipe. You'll recognize some of them --- others will be new cooking treats for you.
And in the last section is a collection of fruit and decorated cakes. Again, in great-grandmother's day cooking one large-tiered wedding cake was impossible. Guests would come and bring them a tier. Today, you can whip up the complete cake in your own kitchen, without too much heat, and with just as much enjoyment."« less