Topic: Types of Cakes

ASellers    -- 07-14-2011 @ 11:04 AM
  I have been looking at the book Ornamental Confectionery and Practical Assistant to The Art of Baking (1892).  It is available for free down load as a pdf file.  I find the recipes interesting.  The problem is that the types of cakes or how to bake/finish the cakes is not explained and there are no illustrations to the recipes. Does anyone know how to finish/bake or can explain what these cakes are.  The types in the book are: Drop Cakes, Wine Cakes, Lady Cakes, Lunch Cakes, Fancy Cakes, etc.   There are more.  I figure that a drop cake is simply dropping the batter onto a flat sheet pan from a spoon.  There is no wine in the Wine Cake recipes.


Fredsenra619    -- 03-22-2012 @ 4:05 AM
  Ice cakes and cream cakes is all i know..

This message was edited by diana on 3-24-12 @ 1:58 PM

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