Mary Berry is the queen of cakes. There is no one better qualified to show you how to make the best Victoria sponge, vanilla cupcake, fruit tea bread or chocolate fudge cake. Together with these eternally popular recipes, Mary also shows you how to make the best children's birthday cake, Wimbledon cake, banana muffin, French patisserie and Christmas cake.
With tried-and-tested, easy recipes for every occasion, this baking cookbook should be on every baker's kitchen bookshelf.
After training at the Paris Cordon Bleu, Mary Berry started her career as cookery editor of Housewife and Ideal Home magazines. She is well known for her many television appearances, culminating in the BBC1 series Mary's Berry's Ultimate Cakes and Mary Berry at Home. One of Britain's foremost cookery writers, she often appears as a guest on BBC2's Saturday Kitchen, and has written over 40 cookery books. Most recently, Mary has appeared on TV as the judge of the Great British Bake Off. "Mary Berry, cookery writing pioneer" - The Times "Reliable and clear, a Mary Berry recipe would never let you down" - Mail on Sunday