The ultimate collection of cake and pie recipes Find the perfect cake or pie to suit any occasion in 250 Best Cakes and Pies -- from chocolate cakes, cheesecakes, coffeecakes, sponge cakes, fruit pies, cream pies along with frostings, fillings and glazes. Also included are detailed and easy-to-follow instructions for preparing perfect pie crusts. Create bakery classics like Boston Cream Pie, New York Style Cheesecake and Lemon Cream Meringue Pie. Take a new spin on an old classic with Baked Alaska Loaf or the home-inspired goodness of Mom's Sour Cream Chocolate Layer Cake and Upside-Down Apple Pie. An after-school special that everyone can enjoy is easy and delicious Pineapple Carrot Cake. There are extensive baking tips and techniques. Novice cooks soon find that baking a cake or pie is not the challenge once imagined. Brody's baking experience and wonderfully inventive recipes make 250 Best Cakes and Pies an important baking reference.