“Maida Heatter’s Cakes” cookbook by Maida Heatter. Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing in 1997, the cookbook is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 7½ x 9½ inches with 335 pages; the price of $24.95 is printed on the interior flap of the dust jacket. The book is in very excellent gently used condition, it actually looks new.
Cakes mean celebrations, and there’s no better reason to celebrate than the first-ever cake book from Maida Heatter. With more than 175 recipes and 10 different categories (did you know there were so many kinds of cake?), it includes absolute classics like the East 62nd Street Lemon Cake plus everything from Jalousies and Zuger Kirschtorte to Pecan Sweet Potato Cake and more. She even makes fruitcake taste great. There are muffins, shortbreads, cheesecakes, gingerbreads, cupcakes, fancy cakes, nut cakes, and just plain cakey cakes. And most exciting of all, there’s a completely new and never-before-published recipe for her Queen Mother’s Cake, perhaps the most famous cake ever. The cookbook includes recipes for layer cakes, chocolate cakes, cheesecakes, fruitcakes, yeast cakes, sweet breads, muffins, gingerbreads, ice cream, and sauces.