They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about its title? When a cookbook is boldly christened with the simple title of Cake, hopes run high for a bakes-what-it-says-in-the-tin guide. Luckily, we can judge the author in this case too: Rachel Allen.
The home baking heroine has whipped together ease and elegance to create a new comprehensive baking bible dedicated to all things cake. As it's National Cupcake Week, we couldn't think of a better book to turn to for inspiration, so pin the image above and then get the recipe for Rachel Allen's deliciously simple Rose-Water Pistachio Cupcakes. Dig in...
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Cake by Rachel Allen is out now (Collins, £25)