This title features more than 140 delectable bakes for tea time, desserts, parties and every special occasion. It includes classics like Lemon Drizzle Cake and Boston Cream Pie, as well as fruity delights such as Pear and Polenta Cake, and Apricot, Prune and Cherry Cake. It is a comprehensive reference section provides information on ingredients, techniques, cake-making tips, and recipes for fillings and toppings. It offers creative and fun recipes for parties, celebrations and festive occasions include beautifully embellished whoopie pies, cake pops and cupcakes. If you need to bake for a special occasion or just feel like a treat at tea time, this book is the ideal choice. A dazzling array of classic cakes, fruit cakes, spice, nut and seed cakes, irresistible chocolate cakes, dessert cakes and cheesecakes feature along with special occasion cakes, loaf cakes and tray bakes, as well as little cakes in all shapes and styles. All the classics are here, from Victoria Sponge to Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing. There are traditional fruit cakes, as well as those with fresh fruit such as spicy Plum Kuchen. Whatever cake you prefer, and whether you are a novice or an experienced baker, you won't be able to wait to start baking.