This comprehensive and accessible guide to cake decorating teaches all of the techniques and tricks that aspiring sugarcrafters need to create stunning and impressive cakes. Everyone will think these amazing cakes came from the best bakery in town! First Steps in Cake Decorating reveals dozens of expert cake decorating ideas that are simple to achieve yet look stunning. All the most popular methods of icing and decoration are covered, including buttercream, sugarpaste, chocolate, marzipan and flower paste. Detailed, easy-to-follow instructions explain the basics of preparing and using different types of icing, illustrated with step-by-step color photographs. There is a delicious array of fantastic cakes here to suit adults and children alike. Beginners will pick up the basics fast, and even experienced cake decorators will find inspirational new ideas.
About All-in-One Guide to Cake Decorating:
A complete, structured course in the beautiful art of cake decorating from first steps to expert skills.
Teaches techniques that can be used to decorate all kinds of cake from a novelty birthday cake to a memorable wedding cake.
Over 300 instructional step-by-step color photographs show how to decorate more than 50 finished cakes.
Clearly written, straightforward text covers every aspect of sugarcrafting skill.
Includes covering cakes, filling and layering, icings, chocolate, sugarpaste, marzipan, piping, flower paste, and quick and easy decoration ideas.
All-in-One Guide to Cake Decorating covers the most popular methods of icing and decoration, including buttercream, sugarpaste, chocolate, marzipan and flower paste. The book offers a delicious array of fantastic to suit adults and children alike. —Culination Magazine
If you’re at all interested in getting into cake decorating, this is a great resource. —A Writer Cooks
""A ‘must have' for anyone with the slightest interest in cake decorating"" – Publishers Weekly"
This book shows clearly how to create many different looks and master techniques. —Craft Ideas Daily
There is an amazing amount of information in this book including easy cake decorating tips for beginners as well as beautiful homemade cakes that even experts will be wowed over!
A complete guide to decorating cakes. This is a great book for a home baker. Recommended.
— Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System
Janice Murfitt is a highly qualified cake decorator, cookery writer and editor, food journalist, and home economist who specializes in cake making and decorating. She has written over 20 cookbooks and her work has been featured in many leading magazines.