Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating (Paperback)
Merehurst, 9780804851657, 112pp.
Publication Date: April 2, 2019
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Even those who have never baked and decorated a cake before will be able to make beautiful cakes with the help of Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating The first section of the book looks at the equipment you will need and demonstrates the standard icing and cake recipes required to bake and cover all kinds of cakes. Subsequent sections explain techniques for decorating with sugarpaste, royal icing, marzipan, and buttercream. With detailed, step-by-step instructions on equipment, recipes, and techniques, anyone can craft decorations like delicate sugar flowers and modeled figures. Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating includes chapters on:
- Decorating with sugarpaste (rolled fondant)
- Decorating with royal icing
- Decorating with buttercream and marzipan
- Decorating with chocolate
- Decorating with sugar flowers
- Modeling on cakes
About the Author
An accomplished cake decorator, author, teacher and demonstrator, Debbie Brown started her career making imaginative birthday cakes for her own three children. She is now the UK's best-selling author of character and novelty cake books, but still manages to combine a busy career with bringing up her family.