Kids' Birthday Cakes

Kids' Birthday Cakes

Book rating: 05 Paperback

Edited by Susan Tomnay

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  • Publisher: Bauer Media Books
  • Format: Paperback | 120 pages
  • Dimensions: 225mm x 271mm x 9mm | 535g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Sydney
  • ISBN 10: 1863965513
  • ISBN 13: 9781863965514
  • Edition statement: Reprinted edition
  • Illustrations note: colour photos
  • Sales rank: 1,335

Product description

Remember the excitement of choosing your birthday cake as a child - weeks of anxiously poring over "The Australian Women's Weekly", "Childrens Birthday Cake Book"...would it be the train? the butterfly? the pirate? "Kids' Birthday Cakes" is a new birthday cake book for the generation that grew up with that first classic book. It features spectacular new designs and, as always, each recipe is simple and easy.

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By Del Wylie 05 Jan 2011 5

This was the first (of many) cake books that I purchased when I became a Mum and wanted to make birthday cakes for my children. And it is well worn.

You cannot go wrong with this book as it is a classic and will never date.If you are a novice baker then you simply can't fail with this book as it is very simple to follow and and edible cake almost guaranteed. I still use their butter cake recipe when a vanilla cake is called for as it is a universal hit and even better in cupcakes as its so moist. No need to deviate from a tried and tested favourite and I have tried many others but always go back to AWW's recipe.

I'd say almost every Australian household has a copy of this book in some version and it's made many a happy birthday memory for a lot of children.

By Peter Rosewarne 11 May 2010 5

Everyone around my age (20 - 30) seem to know this book from our childhood. For me, it was a truck. For my sister, a train (which was made once more for her 18th). For my partner it was a jelly-filled swimming pool. The fact that such a book is so widely known is tantamount to its longevity and success in creating the best home made cakes ever.

The cakes featured in this book (with the hard-to-beat delicious butter frosting) are the closest thing you'll get to a memorable children's cake.