Peek-a-boo cakes are all about fun, and this little book of sweet surprises is full of ideas for unforgettable celebrations. Surprise and delight your family and guests with these delicious treats, which can be cut open to reveal a burst of colour or a distinctive shape - the perfect birthday gesture for friends or loved ones. This recipe collection boasts a range of inventive takes on this brilliant idea, with great suggestions for occasion cakes - try the Treasure Trove for a pirate birthday party, and the Christmas Snow cake for a gorgeous festive centrepiece. Innovative design aside, you'll be savouring delectable flavours in cakes like the Pistachio, Raspberry and White Chocolate Chequerboard and Carrot and Coconut Battenberg.
Everyone likes a surprise - and what could be nicer than cutting into a seemingly simple cake to discover a delightful secret inside?
Joanna Farrow loves having fun with her food, having given cakes and cookies a whole new look in Dress Your Cake and Dress Your Gingerbread. A home economist and food writer, she has also contributed to numerous food magazines and has written a number of other titles, including Ready Steady Cook for Kids, Good Fast Family Food and Cake.