Table of Contents for All Cakes Considered : A Year's Worth of Weekly Recipes Tested, Tasted, and Approved by the Staff of NPR's All Things Considered


Foreword 8(2)
So, You Want to Bake a Cake, Huh? 10(4)
How to Use This Book 14(1)
You'll Need Some Equipment 15(2)
The Man Catcher---Sour Cream Pound Cake: Your Introduction to Cake Baking 17(5)
A Word about Pans 22(6)
How to tell if your cake is done and how to get it out of the pan 28(3)
True Cake Lore 31(1)
What's in That Cake? A Briefing on Ingredients, with Tips 32(9)
Easy Cakes for Early Enthusiasts
41(44)
Brown Sugar Pound Cake: How Come Ya Taste So Good, Now?
42(3)
Missy G's Sweet Potato Pound Cake: A Lesson in Re-caking
45(3)
Key Lime Cake
48(2)
Travelin' Cake
50(2)
Procrastinatin Drunken Monkey Banana Bread (New Technique Alert! Plumping Dried Fruit with Rum)
52(2)
The Barefoot Contessa's Sour Cream Coffee Cake: Culinary and Cinematic History---All in One Recipe!
54(3)
Argroves Manor Coffee Cake
57(3)
Miss Saigon Cinnamon Almond Coffee Cake
60(2)
Dorie Greenspan's Swedish Visiting Cake (New Technique Alert! Toasting Nuts and Folding)
62(3)
Dorie Greenspan's Rum-Drenched Vanilla Cakes
65(2)
Of Office Cake and Office Cake Eaters
67(1)
Gingerbread, Glorious Gingerbread
68(1)
Gingerbread
69(2)
ATF Gingerbread
71(3)
Like, Baking with Chocolate: A Few Things You Should Know
74(3)
Chocolate Pound Cake
77(2)
Mary Carole Battle's Mother's Wacky Cake with Seven-Minute Frosting: Chocolate Cake with Less Fuss (New Technique Alert! Separating Eggs)
79(3)
Cocoa Bread with Stewed Yard Peaches
82(3)
Bring Me Bundts and Bring Me More Spice and Vice!
85(48)
Gimme Them Purdy Cakes! A Brief History of the Bundt Pan
86(3)
Tunnel of Fudge Cake
89(2)
Butter Rum Cake
91(2)
The Naughty Senator: Peppermint and Chocolate Rum Marble Cake (New Technique Alert! Marbling)
93(3)
Paula Deen's Almond Sour Cream Pound Cake
96(2)
Coffee Spice Cake
98(3)
Office Cake Lore
101(1)
Hey, Lady---Nice Rack! Things you might like to know about what makes little girls so nice
102(3)
Spanish Meringue Cake (New Technique Alert! Beating Egg Whites)
105(3)
Honey Spice Cake with Rum Glaze
108(2)
Holiday Honey Cake: Another Adventure in Re-caking
110(2)
Araby Spice Cake
112(3)
Black Walnut Cake: Smells Like a Pancake, but Tastes Like a Cake!
115(2)
Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting: Smells Like Banana Bread, but Tastes Like Cake!
117(2)
Fresh Apple Cake: Ah, Yes, This Is Another Family Story
119(2)
The Fruit Voted ``Mr. Popularity'': Baked Apple
121(1)
Paula Deen's Grandgirl's Fresh Apple Cake from Georgia: Coconut Haters Beware---You Might Actually Like This Cake
122(3)
Peach Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting: Yet Another Score for Those Small-Town, Community Cookbooks!
125(1)
Faux Fruitcake: A Fruitcake for Those Who Despise Fruitcake
126(3)
Martha Washington's Great Cake: The Cake That Launched the Cake Project and This Here Book!
129(4)
Break from Cake
133(16)
OH, you'd better believe it happens... The Mistress of Cake Sometimes Gets Sick of Cake
134(3)
Cowboy Cookies
137(1)
Peanut Butter Fingers
138(1)
Oatmeal Cherry Cookies
139(1)
Salty Oatmeal Cookies
140(2)
Chewy Butterscotch Bars
142(2)
Fried Pies
144(5)
Layer Cakes, Angel Food Cakes, Moderately Sinful Cakes, All on the Road to Heaven and Hell
149(63)
Welcome to the Fancy-Pants Zone! Hard Hat Required
150(4)
My Aunt Di
154(3)
Poor Niece Melissa's Humble Attempt at Re-creating Aunt Di's Bittersweet-Chocolate Frosted Layer Cake (New Technique Alert! Unmolding and Dividing Layers, Frosting Layer Cakes)
157(5)
Whipped Cream Cake
162(2)
Honey Buttercream and Apricot Jam Cake: Another Option for the Whipped Cream Cake
164(3)
Coconut/Not Coconut Cake: A Compromise of Congressional Proportions
167(1)
Alma's Italian Cream Cake: Yes, It's Got Coconut in It! And Wanuts!
168(2)
Sour Cream Spice Cake with Orange Butter Frosting
170(2)
More Cake Lore
172(1)
Devil's Food Cake with Quick Fudge Icing and Raspberry Jam: If You're Going to Sin, Sin Big
173(2)
Like, Baking with Chocolate: Part II
175(2)
Dark-Chocolate: Red Velvet Cake: For Those for Whom Plain Red Velvet Cake Is Too Jejune
177(2)
Triple Chocolate Orange Passion Cake
179(2)
German's Chocolate Cake: Achtung! Nicht Deutsch!
181(3)
Angel Food Cake: Not as Hard or as Caloric as You Think
184(2)
Chocolate Angel Food Cake: For That Saint with PMS
186(1)
Lady and Lord Baltimore Cakes: A Demi-Royal Experience with Divinity Frosting
187(6)
Lane Cake
193(4)
Appalachian Stack Cake: You'll Never Make Fun of Meemaw and Pawpaw Again
197(4)
Graham Cracker Cake
201(2)
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Cake
203(6)
Stephen Pyles's Heaven and Hell Cake: The Liberace of Layer Cakes
209(3)
So, You've Baked Many a Cake, Huh? 212(2)
Acknowledgments 214(2)
Sources 216(2)
Index 218(6)
Table of Equivalents 224