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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible By Lindy Smith

The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible by Lindy Smith

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Summary

An ultimate cake decorating and sugarcraft techniques book that covers various techniques, starting with basic tools and ingredients and finishing with advanced modelling and decorating. It gives step-by-step illustrated instructions that cover every stage, from cake baking to adding the finishing touches.

The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible Summary

The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible: Creative Techniques, Resh Inspiration, Stylish Designs by Lindy Smith

The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible
Learn over 150 cake decorating techniques with The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible, the international bestseller from renowned sugarcraft expert Lindy Smith.

This is the ultimate guide to contemporary cake designs - you will learn how to make decorated cakes, starting with basic sugarcraft tools, baking recipes and ingredients, and finishing with advanced modelling techniques, including royal icing stencilling, brush embroidery, buttercream piping, using sugar cutters and moulds, making cake jewellery, and so much more!

Get creative straight away with simple, step-by-step instructions for more than 80 celebration cake, mini cake, cupcake, and cookie designs. Essential tips and advice are included for all skill levels, from complete beginners to the most confident of cake decorators, and you can even learn how to make Lindy Smith's signature 'wonky cakes'.

Inside The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible:

The Basics - delicious cake and cupcake recipes, and recipes for making your own sugarpaste (rolled fondant), royal icing, sugar glue, buttercream, and more! This section of the book also includes instructions for making round, square and ball cakes, assembling tiered cakes, and carving and assembling wonky cake designs.

Cake Decorating Techniques - here you will find 11 chapters each covering a huge range of essential cake decorating techniques, all explained with easy-to-follow step instructions and clear photography. Topics covered include:
  • Carving
  • Colour
  • Painting
  • Stencilling
  • Cutters
  • Flowers
  • Embossing
  • Tools
  • Piping
  • Moulds
  • Cake Jewellery

Contemporary Cake Designs - step by step instructions teach you how to make each of the 80 amazing cake designs featured in the book, from tiered cakes to cute cupcake and cookies.

With this comprehensive guide you will discover everything you need to know to create celebration cakes that are beautiful, unique and truly contemporary.

About Lindy Smith

Lindy Smith is a British Sugarcraft Guild accredited demonstrator with over 20 years experience in sugarcrafting and is the author of eight bestselling cake decorating books. She runs a successful cake decorating business and online shop, called Lindy's Cakes Ltd, and teaches cake decorating and sugarcraft courses all around the world. Visit her website at: www.lindyscakes.co.uk

Table of Contents

Introduction

Preparation and Planning
Baking cakes
Baking Mini Cakes
Using a Ball Tin
Adapting a Favourite Recipe
Baking Cupcakes
Baking Cookies
Sugar Recipes
Covering Cakes and Boards
Stacking Cakes
Storage
Cake Portions

Cake Decorating Technique Chapters:
Carving
Colour
Painting
Stencilling
Cutters
Flowers
Embossing
Tools
Piping
Moulds
Cake Jewellery

Cake Designs:
Contemporary Cakes
Mini Cakes
Cupcakes
Cookies

Templates
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Suppliers
Index

Additional information

GOR004696785
9780715338360
0715338366
The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible: Creative Techniques, Resh Inspiration, Stylish Designs by Lindy Smith
Used - Very Good
Hardback
David & Charles
2011-10-28
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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