Originally Posted by periwinkle
The Victorian Book of Cakes---Maverick, who is that by? looks fun
Originally printed around the turn of the century, it was reprinted by Portland House. Distributed by Outlet Book Company, Inc. which is a division of Random House.
The recipes were gathered from the Victorian era and cover: Traditional Victorian cakes, biscuits, cookies, petits fours, shortbreads, savoy molds, pound cakes, slab cakes, gingerbreads, marzipan and nougats. It also covers the fillings, icings, and frostings for covering and decorating the cakes.
It has over 45 pages of photos along with period ads and artwork.
It is a pretty cool book, and fun to use!