Tips for Better Baking

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Lucy Young provides expert advice on everything you need to know to become a better baker. This handy reference will show you how to make the perfect cake and includes a q&a solving the most frequently asked baking problems. Incorporating a wide range of recipes from luxurious sponge cakes to healthy fruit bars there are even recipes ideal for baking with children.

Features advice on:

* making the most of your ingredients
* the best cooking times and temperatures for light fluffy sponges every time
* avoiding and solving common problems, such as flat or stodgy texture
* basic, foolproof recipes that always work
* storage tips to make cakes last longer
* decorating and icing for lovely finishing flourishes

Tips for Better Baking
is packed with top tips, insider knowledge and recipe ideas - there is something for everyone from the keen baker, to the complete beginner.