There’s something sad about the leftover cake.
Ask most any home cook, and you’ll find they’re more of a pie or cookie baker than a cake baker. There’s a problem with baking a cake: unless you’re taking it to a potluck party or holiday gathering, there’s just too much of it. Enter Little Cakes: 50+ Perfectly Proportioned Confections to Enjoy Any Day of the Week. Candace Floyd has taken the guesswork out of scaling down classic and original recipes and included them among the five-dozen delicious, easy-to-make treats that can be enjoyed any day of the week. These little cakes are perfectly sized confections serving four to eight and pack no less of a delightful wallop. With just enough to polish off in one sitting so the leftovers don’t linger, these little cakes are mini versions of American favorites like Peach Upside Down Cake, Yellow Butter Cake, Hummingbird Cake, and Gingerbread Cake.