The Contemporary Buttercream Bible

Author: Valeri Valeriano
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446303986
Format: PDF
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Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for more than fifty innovative cake icing techniques, including stamping, stencilling, and palette knife painting, and contains over forty designs for cupcakes and cakes.

The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating

Author: Autumn Carpenter
Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
ISBN: 1589236696
Format: PDF
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"Reference for cake decorating methods, including basic cake preparation and materials, piping techniques, fondant and gum paste accents, and miscellaneous techniques"--Provided by publisher"--Provided by publisher.

100 Buttercream Flowers

Author: Valerie Valeriano
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446305744
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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. 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. 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!

Step by Step Cake Decorating

Author: Karen Sullivan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465418229
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Sensational Buttercream Decorating

Author: Carey Madden
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 9780778804772
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Amazing, melt in your mouth Swiss-style buttercream is the perfect decorating tool. Swiss-style buttercream is the lightest, fluffiest icing, and is the icing of choice for professional and novice bakers alike because its luscious consistency makes it perfect for decorating cakes and cupcakes. Carey's inspired cake decorating projects show off wholesome, delicious buttercream to its best effect. From start to finish, Carey shares her years of professional decorating experience, guiding you through everything you need to know about slicing and filling cakes, mixing colors, writing inscriptions, serving and displaying cakes, and storing and transporting the finished works of art. Every delicious cake starts with an easy-to-follow recipe, and Carey provides several failsafe recipes for cakes, cupcakes, icings and fillings, including gluten-free and vegan options. And then the fun really starts, with her detailed, step-by-step explanations of icing techniques, decorating fundamentals and, best of all, 50 gorgeous cake decorating projects. Every step is accompanied by a color photo, ensuring that you'll be able to duplicate Carey's results and create a sensational cake for any occasion.

Buttercream One Tier Wonders

Author: Valeri Valeriano
Publisher: David & Charles Publishers
ISBN: 9781446306215
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Never serve a boring looking cake again! This stunning collection of buttercream cake decorating projects will transform your regular bakes into works of art, using simple techniques and nothing but 100% delicious buttercream. With 30 step-by-step single-tier cake decorating projects on a wide variety of themes, you'll find cakes for all occasions that will lift your baking to a new creative level. The cakes range in size from 4 to 8 inches high, and come in a host of shapes and sizes--round and square but also simple carved shapes including a wreath, a log and a birdcage. The ideal book for buttercream beginners, this colourful cake decorating book will show you how to create simple yet sensational cakes every day that will wow all who see and eat them! With expert instruction from the best buttercream teachers in the world, you'll learn step-by-step a wide range of innovative buttercream techniques using piping tips, palette knives and more.

Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate

Author: Kristen Coniaris
Publisher: Wicked Goodies
ISBN: 9780988645400
Format: PDF, ePub
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For creative bakers who are seeking a tastier alternative to fondant, this book explores a versatile nougat-like confection that performs like fondant but is easily made from chocolate. With over 380 colour photographs and 40 unique tutorials, this book demonstrates how to: make modelling chocolate from scratch; wrap a cake in patterned chocolate; make realistic bows, flowers, and leaves made of chocolate; sculpt 3D cakes and figurines; push the envelope of cake design. For even the most casual reader, this book promises to delight and surprise the eye.

Buttercream Basics

Author: Carey Madden
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 9780778805632
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Create exquisite designs and bake shop quality results with Carey's easy-to-follow decorating techniques. Satiny smooth buttercream is the perfect medium for creating decorated cakes that taste as sublime as they look. Buttercream's popularity can be attributed to its simple sweetness, versatility, resiliency and ease of use. Working with buttercream may seem intimidating, but with Carey's expert and easy-to-understand advice, you'll be creating and decorating stunning cakes in no time. This concise, comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide offers all the information you'll need to get started -- from invaluable instructions on decorating fundamentals and techniques to over 500 step-by-step color photographs. With just a little time and practice you'll soon develop the coordination and muscle memory necessary to decorate beautiful cakes. You can start by making some of the less complicated projects/cakes and then work your way up to more intricate projects once you start to feel confident about your decorating abilities. Soon you'll be able to use Carey's techniques and advice to create your own unique and sensational designs. Full color throughout and mouth-wateringly gorgeous, you'll have 40 projects to choose from and there are even gluten-free and vegan options.

The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible

Author: Lindy Smith
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715338377
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Discover everything you need to know to create celebration cakes that are beautiful, unique and truly contemporary. This is the ultimate, must-have cake decorating and sugarcrafting techniques book, from best-selling author and superstar sugarcrafter Lindy Smith. Acclaimed sugarcraft expert Lindy Smith demonstrates over 150 techniques step-by-step, from baking to decorating More than 80 projects allow you to get creative right away, with detailed instructions for decadent desserts from tiered cakes, wonky cakes, mini cakes, cupcakes and cookies Essential tips and advice are included for all skill levelts, from complete beginners to the most confident of cake decorators

Artisan Cake Company s Visual Guide to Cake Decorating

Author: Elizabeth Marek
Publisher: Race Point Publishing
ISBN: 1627885412
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In Artisan Cake Company's Visual Guide to Cake Decorating, Elizabeth Marek shows beginner-cake-decorators how to get started with stylish cake decorating techniques. Learn to add ruffles, stripes, and geometric patterns to your cakes. Figure out how to create the effect of cascading petals or metallic finishes. An easy, visual step-by-step format with hundreds of stunning photos, Marek will guide you through the tools, recipes and basics of decorating. Artisan Cake Company's Visual Guide to Cake Decorating also features principles of simple cake design using buttercream frosting, fondant, gumpaste, and more. From party cakes and wedding cakes to more advanced 3D cakes, this book explores a full range of cake decorating for beginners to professional-level. Let Elizabeth Marek's Artisan Cake Company's Visual Guide to Cake Decorating help you get your cake from boring and bland to amazing and spectacular.