A vintage look is a classic look, and one you can achieve with ease for your own cakes and cookies using Christina Ludlam's exquisite book. Christina's book is filled to the brim with clear, step-by-step instructions, mouth-watering projects and gorgeous photography, and in it she reveals her secrets to help you create stunning vintage-style cakes that are bound to impress.
Vintage Cake Decorations Made Easy: Timeless Designs using Modern Techniques - Vintage cake decorations made easy is a sumptuous and accessible guide to creating sugarpaste masterpieces using modern tips, tricks and techniques that are available to everyone - from professional cake decorators to home bakers.
Anti-Gravity Cakes: 25 Bakes That Defy BeliefLorenz Books - Step-by-step projects reveal the secret techniques for amazing cake creations that don't look possible! .
The Gilded Cake: The Golden Rules of Cake Decorating for Metallic CakesDavid and Charles - Create spectacular cakes that shimmer and shine with this unique must-have guide. Twelve stunning gilded cake projects follow, showing you how to put your newfound skills to use on creative cake designs, each with an accompanying smaller project that is perfect for beginners to tackle before attempting the larger cake.
Make cakes that sparkle with this comprehensive guide to metallic cakes from leading wedding cake designer Faye Cahill. Faye begins by exploring all the different materials available to the modern cake decorator, from gold leaf to edible paint, edible sequins and more, edible glitters, food-grade sprays, lustre dusts, then shows you in step-by-step detail the techniques you need for success.
The Kew Book of Sugar FlowersSearch Press - The kew book of sugar flowers is the perfect book for the established sugarcrafter looking to develop their skills and take their cake-decorating capabilities to the next level. The method for crafting each individual flower is demonstrated in stunning detail beginning with an 'exploded flower' photograph that illustrates each of the individual components and working through the techniques and tricks that Cassie herself applies to create her stunning floral displays.
. Readers with a particular interest in flowers and plants will also love this book for its painstaking recreation of flora in flower paste gum paste, and the book is endorsed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew giving extra credibility to the stunning realism of the flowers that Cassie Brown has recreated.
The Kew Book of Sugar Flowers - There is a veritable garden of delights to choose from, from ornate orchids to delicate daisies. Through clear and concise step-by-step instructions, Cassie explains every facet of crafting sugar flowers, from gaining an appreciation of the flower itself, to preparing the flower paste and colouring it to wiring the flowers into an attractive and realistic bouquet.
Learn how to create beautiful bouquets and stunning sprays, from the early stages of germinating your ideas - taking inspiration from nature and making moulds from real flowers and leaves - to creating floral cake decorations with an exotic or wild flower theme for a special occasion. A beautiful, clear and concise guide to crafting realistic flowers and leaves in flower paste gum paste.
In the kew book of sugar flowers, sugarcraft specialist Cassie Brown teaches you how to craft stunning, authentic-looking flowers and foliage using flower paste gum paste.
Wafer Paper Cakes: Modern Cake Designs and Techniques for Wafer Paper Flowers and MoreDavid and Charles - Stevi also demonstrates how you can cover cakes in wafer paper to create spectacular backgrounds on which to place your decorations--all with minimum effort. Leading wafer paper cake instructor Stevie Auble demonstrates how to make a plethora of different wafer paper flowers, plus other wafer cake decorations such as bows, wreaths, and cake toppers.
Learn how to use easy papercraft techniques on cakes with edible wafer paper to create stunning cake designs.
Elegant Lace Cakes: 30 Delicate Cake Decorating Designs for Contemporary Lace CakesDavid and Charles - Each main cake is presented alongside a smaller spin-off idea, showing you how the effects can also be applied to cookies, mini cakes and fondant fancies to complement the theme. Not only does zoe show you how to recreate the designs in the book, level, she also reveals how to take your own piece of lace and recreate it in sugar, as well as all the basic techniques you need to bake, and cover your cakes for a perfectly polished professional finish.
Learn how to create breathtakingly beautiful lace cakes for weddings and romantic occasions with this definitive guide to lace cake decorating techniques from international cake decorating guru Zoe Clark. Through the detailed step-by-step photography Zoe demonstrates how to create her signature style cake designs, which feature delicate and intricate sugar lace on cakes using a range of sugarcraft techniques.
Elegant Lace Cakes: 30 Delicate Cake Decorating Designs for Contemporary Lace Cakes - The 12 stunning cake decorating projects offer zoe the opportunity to show you how to explore innovative new products such as Sugarveil and Cake Lace, as well as more established techniques for creating lace effects on cakes including applique with fondant icing, and piping and brushwork with royal icing.
The sensational 12 lace cake designs range from classic whites and pretty pastels to bolder Burlesque-inspired colorways. David Charles Publishers.
Modern Sugar Flowers: Contemporary Cake Decorating with Elegant Gumpaste FlowersSewandSo - Through over 600 exquisite photographs, you will learn how to create 18 stylized gumpaste flowers in various stages of bloom, as well as buds and leaves, using a fresh modern color palette. David Charles Publishers. Internationally acclaimed sugar artist Jacqueline Butler has developed a unique style of cake decorating with sugar flowers, which she generously shares in this beautifully illustrated book.
David Charles Publishers. Jacqueline also reveals how to use the flowers to create artful arrangements on wedding and celebration cakes, including working directly on single- and multi-tier cakes, as well as pre-made toppers and separators. Inspirational and practical, this step-by-step cake decorating book will be your go-to reference on sugar flowers for years to come.
How to Cake It: A CakebookWilliam Morrow Cookbooks - From a watermelon to a human heart, to food shaped cakes such as burgers and pizzas, Yolanda’s creations are fun and realistic. 21 omg-is-that-an-actual-cake? recipes + all the cake know-how you needfrom yolanda gampp, host of the massively popular, award-winning YouTube sensation How to Cake It comes an inspiring "cakebook" with irresistible new recipes and visual instructions for creating spectacular novelty cakes for all skill levels.
On her entertaining youtube channel, How to Cake It, Yolanda Gampp creates mind-blowing cakes in every shape imaginable. Yolanda shares her coveted recipes and pro-tips, taking you step-by-step from easy/kid-friendly cakes no carving necessary and simple fondant work to more difficult designs minimal carving and fondant detail to aspirational cakes carving, painting, and gum paste work.
Whatever the celebration, party hat, including her never before seen candy apple cake, toy bulldozer cake, and even a Golden Pyramid Cake which features a secret treasure chamber!Written in her inspiring, How to Cake It: A Cakebook will turn beginners into confident cake creators, easy-to-follow instructions and vibrant photos, encouraging voice, filled with clear, Rainbow Grilled Cheese Cake, Yolanda has the perfect creation, and confident bakers into caking superstars! David Charles Publishers.
How to Cake It: A Cakebook - Now, offbeat charm and caking expertise to this colorful cakebook, Yolanda brings her friendly, filled with imaginative cakes to make at home. How to cake it: a cakebook includes directions for making eighteen jaw-dropping cakes that are gorgeous and delicious, including a few fan favorites with a fresh twist, and mind-blowing new creations.
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The Contemporary Buttercream Bible: The Complete Practical Guide to Cake Decorating with Buttercream IcingDavid and Charles DC-42372 - Made in China. They then demonstrate how to create a myriad of creative effects using diverse techniques such as stamping, stencilling, palette knife painting and much more. Chef duff goldman from ace of cakes has reviewed the book: "The Contemporary Buttercream Bible is an absolute game changer in the industry of cake art.
Buttercream icing is the most delicious cake decorating medium, is very accessible and needs very little specialist equipment. This essential guide demonstrates more than 50 innovative techniques via easy to follow step-by-step photographic tutorials and includes over 40 stunning cake designs to create at home, from simple cupcakes to three-tiered wonders.
The Contemporary Buttercream Bible: The Complete Practical Guide to Cake Decorating with Buttercream Icing - Valeri & christina start by showing you how to perfect a basic buttercream recipe and then how to pipe simple textures and patterns, and an array of flowers. The authors' examples are inspirational and a demonstration of what is possible if you 'put your whole heart into it. Overall, valeriano and ong have created a book full of inspiration and encouragement that re-energizes the use of buttercream in modern cake design.
David Charles Publishers. This workbook is a great way to improve skills. Not since cakewalk by Margaret Braun have I been this excited about a cake book. I look forward to learning all the skills that I, as an artist in rolled fondant, have only the most rudimentary grasp of. David Charles Publishers.
Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and TechniqueHoughton Mifflin Harcourt - Made in China. Houghton mifflin harcourt. David Charles Publishers. Her design hallmarks are instantly recognizable to the legions of fans who follow her work: ethereal frills, dreamy watercolors, rice-paper accents, graceful composition, lifelike sugar flowers, and other impeccable details. Here, she shares a collection of her edible works of art and the methods behind their creation, with a “theme and variations” organization that shows how mastering any single technique can open the door to endless creativity.
The perfect start to your scrapbooking and photo albums. Stunning cake designs and technique how-tos from top cake artist Maggie Austin A former ballerina, Maggie Austin turned to baking when an injury ended her dancing career—and has since become one of today’s most sought-after cake artists, serving celebrity clients and even royalty around the world.
Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and Technique - Each is broken down into clear instructions and illustrated with step-by-step photos that are easy to follow whether you’re a professional baker or an amateur enthusiast. David Charles Publishers. This workbook is a great way to improve skills. From a single sugar blossom to a multi-tiered cake festooned with pearls and intricate appliques, there’s inspiration for bakers and crafters of all stripes.
100 Buttercream Flowers: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Piping Flowers in Buttercream IcingDavid & Charles FWB-30574 - From azaleas to zinnias, this unique visual reference guide shows you all the essential techniques to pipe floral decorations for your cakes and cupcakes, developed by the world's most talented buttercream artist. This workbook is a great way to improve skills. The perfect start to your scrapbooking and photo albums.
David Charles Publishers. Houghton mifflin harcourt. F&w media-david & charles Books: 100 Buttercream Flowers. Learn to pipe 100 different buttercream flowers to showcase on your cakes with this complete visual reference to piping flowers - each flower is demonstrated on a cupcake, with five full scale projects to show you how to combine your flowers into a masterpiece cake.
100 Buttercream Flowers: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Piping Flowers in Buttercream Icing - Described by chef duff goldman of ace of cakes as "hugely aspirational yet completely approachable, " the authors demonstrate how to build up each flower using simple piping techniques that even the novice cake decorator will be able to achieve!All the basics are covered to get you started - how to make stable buttercream icing, advice on coloring and flavor as well as essentials such as how to fill a piping bag and the basic techniques you need.
Valerie & christina then demonstrate in step-by-step photographic detail how to create each flower and how to use your new found skills to create stunning cake designs. This book contains a complete step-by-step guide to piping flowers in buttercream icing. The flowers are presented through the color spectrum so when you look through the book you'll see the lovely rainbow effect.
Written by the world's leading lights in buttercream art with an international following and over 60, 000 Facebook fans! David Charles Publishers.