Southern Cakes by Nancie McDermott
Sweet and Irresistible Recipes for Everyday Celebrations

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Taste the chocolatey goodness of Mississippi Mud or marvel at the extravagant elegance of the Lady Baltimore and there will be no doubt that Southerners know how to bake a cake. Here are 65 recipes for some of the most delicious ever. Jam cakes and jelly rolls; humble pear bread and peanut cake; whole chapters on both chocolate and coconut cakeseach moist and delicious forkful represents the spirit of the South. A Baking 101 section offers the cake basics, some finishing touches (that means frosting and lots of it!), and the how-to's of storing each lovely concoction so that the last slice tastes as fresh and delightful as the first.

About Nancie McDermott

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Nancie McDermott, cooking teacher and author, lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Becky Luigart-Stayner is a photographer for numerous magazines and lives in Birmingham, Alabama.
Published February 3, 2012 by Chronicle Books LLC. 168 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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