With summer in full swing this handy guide to some of the most popular desserts encourages you to dust off the apron and dig out the baking bowls ready to create vintage recipes the whole family can enjoy. Exploring quick and easy baking ideas, ranging from 5 minutes to an hour cooking time, this cookbook is filled to the brim with classic cakes and treats to try at home.
Lemon drizzle cake, jammie dodgers, snickerdoodles and one of the most well-loved and famous British cakes, the Victoria sponge, all make an appearance – with a detailed list of ingredients to aid the baking process. Each section encompasses a selection of family favourites including 'Biscuits & Cookies', 'Small Cakes & Bakes', 'Large Cakes', 'Pastries' and 'Desserts' with 60 vintage recipes designed to take you back to your childhood.
With even the novice in mind, the cookbook offers advice on techniques and a guide to home-made ingredients such as meringue, toffee sauce and ice cream before opening your mind to the world of baking. Dedicating two pages of rich images and step-by-step instructions to each mini masterpiece, this book is a definite must-have in your kitchen.
Deliciously Vintage by Victoria Glass, published by Ryland Peters & Small is available to buy from all good book shops, RRP £16.99.