A sugar-coated feast for the eyes and the imagination—this exciting 1,000 collection presents glorious full-color photographs of beautiful, outrageous, and deliciously decorated desserts, from extravagant wedding and birthday cakes to cupcakes and cookies that are miniature works of art. Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, this is not an instructional book, rather, it is a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration for anyone who loves decorative baking and entertaining.
Add elegance and cheer to any holiday celebration! Alan Dunn, a master of the art of sugarcraft, makes it easy to create single- and double-tiered round, square- and even star-shaped cakes with sugarcraft poinsettias, holly berries, fir cones, and snowflakes. With stunning photography throughout, this guide presents 15 festive cakes and seven sprays to adorn the Christmas table.
Hundreds of Ideas, Techniques, and Projects for Creative Cake Designers
Author: Karen Sullivan
Make your cake the star of any celebration with Step-by-Step Cake Decorating! Step-by-Step Cake Decorating teaches you how to decorate cakes one step at a time. With hundreds of creative ideas, photos, and tips to help you master the techniques of piping, stencilling and painting, you'll learn how to create spectacular sweet creations. Decorating possibilities are endless as flawless fondant, royal icing, and fluffy buttercream and key ingredients are explained so that your icing tastes always as good as it looks. Expert cake decorators show you simple ways to create everything from elegant flowers to a cake pop pirate. Step-by-Step Decorating Cakes includes 20 unique projects - 10 designed for children - that let you show off your skills, from birthday cupcakes to a beautiful butterfly and blossom cake, ideal for summer entertaining. Perfect for the enthusiastic decorator Step-by-Step Cake Decorating will inspire creative ideas for cakes, cupcakes and cake pops for every occasion.