Cake Decorating for Beginners (Paperback)

A Step-By-Step Guide to Decorating Like a Pro

By Rose Atwater

Rockridge Press, 9781641525893, 168pp.

Publication Date: December 24, 2019

List Price: 15.99*
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Master the art of cake decorating with easy steps for sweet success

Do you dream of picture-perfect cakes that are insta-post worthy? From glazing fresh fruit for a sleek naked cake to rolling fondant accents for an unforgettable multi-tiered wedding cake, Cake Decorating for Beginners shows the novice decorator how to transform deliciously simple cakes into dazzling feasts for the eyes and taste buds.

Super easy step-by-steps will guide you through cake decorating techniques, like smoothing or texturing frosting, handling a pastry bag, piping rosettes, creating a drip effect, hand lettering, and much more. Then, put your skills to the test with 10 amazing cakes you'd be proud to share with your loved ones--not to mention your social media feed.

Cake Decorating for Beginners includes:

  • Cake walkthrough--Get advice on cake prep, the cake decorating supplies you'll need, mixing custom colors, and troubleshooting for collapsed cakes, lumpy fondant, broken ganache, and more.
  • Frosted tips--Frost like a pro with recipes for buttercream, chocolate ganache, fondant, and easy-to-follow directions on how to apply them.
  • Cherry on top--Show off your cake decorating skills with 10 scrumptious, stunning cakes--each with easy-to-follow instructions and colorful photos.

Turn every occasion into an over-the-top celebration with showstopping cakes--Cake Decorating for Beginners gives you the confidence.