500 Cakes contains 500 mouthwatering recipes for every party, celebration, simple gathering, and special occasion, from elaborate holiday cakes to fun children's birthday cakes, you'll find just what you need for every celebration. Create traditional celebration cakes with baking inspiration from around the world. An introductory section covers all the preparation and baking essentials, including equipment, ingredients, conversions, and troubleshooting advice. This book is the only cake compendium you'll ever need; it includes recipes for foolproof cakes, creamy cheesecakes, special occasion and themed cakes, and gluten-free and dairy-free cakes.
Susannah Blake is a food writer and editor based in London. After years of working in illustrated book publishing, she turned her hand to writing. She now works freelance as a food writer and editor, and consults, commissions, project-manages, art-directs, and writes for various book publishers and magazines. She has produced more than 30 cookbooks, including four award-winning titles. She has traveled all over the world, and draws on these experiences in her work.