American Cake

American Cake

by Anne Byrn


Uncover the many mouthwatering layers of this classic American dessert with Nashville-based baker, Anne Byrne. Her chronological journey is tiered with trivia (refined ash was once used as leavening agent), origin stories (cowboys first made cakes on open fires, sans eggs) and 125 classic cake recipes.

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In American Cake, Anne Byrn, creator of the New York Times bestselling series The Cake Mix Doctor, takes you on a journey through America’s past to present with more than 125 authentic recipes for our best-loved and beautiful cakes and frostings. Tracing cakes chronologically… Byrn shares recipes, stories, and a behind-the-scenes look into what cakes we were baking back in time.

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