Step-by-Step Cake Decorating, 1st Edition

  • Karen Sullivan
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  • ISBN-10: 1465422285
  • ISBN-13: 9781465422286
  • DDC: 641.86539
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other front matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Decoration planners.
2: Floral.
3: Children's.
4: Novelty.
5: Elegant.
6: Occasions.
7: Tools and equipment.
8: Key Ingredients.
9: Buttercream frosting.
10: Royal icing.
11: Marzipan.
12: Chocolate.
13: Fondant.
14: Gum paste.
15: Mexican paste.
16: Decorating Techniques.
17: 3-D creations.
18: Piping.
19: Hand-Modeling.
20: Using Cutters and Molds.
21: Steciling.
22: Painting.
23: Imaging.
24: Finishing Touches.
25: Projects.
26: Cake Basics.
27: Templates.
28: About the contributors.
29: Adapting cake quantities.