The Great American Birthday Cake Book (Hardcover)

By Dean Brettschneider, Jazmine Nixon, Wendy Nixon (Editor)

Weldon Owen, 9781681882390, 212pp.

Publication Date: May 30, 2017

List Price: 35.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Elaborate birthday cakes you can make at home!  A professional cake decorator and celebrity baker bring you The Great American Birthday Cake Book, featuring 80 awe-inspiring cakes, from nostalgic and cute to beautiful and artistic. 

Learn how to create delicious, colorful, bakery-quality birthday cakes at home with this inspiring and comprehensive cookbook. The 80 recipes feature kid-friendly themes for all ages; step-by-step images and detailed primers on cake making and decorating—including icings, working with fondant, coloring, piping, and more—provide all the knowhow needed to create these memorable cakes. From mermaids, butterflies, and ballerinas to pigs, pirates, and dinosaurs—and even the latest in emojis—The Great American Birthday Cake Book has the perfect cake for everyone. Also included are spectacular creations, like marbled cakes, a fondant hydrangea–decorated cake, and a diamond-shaped cake for adults.  


About the Author

Dean Brettschneider has coauthored 12 books on bakers and baking. He owns and operates a bakery brand ‘Global Baker— Dean Brettschneider’ and opened an artisan bakery, café and foodstore, Baker & Cook, in 2012 in Singapore, as well as Plank Sourdough Pizza in 2015. Jazmine Nixon has been working as a cake decorator in New Zealand for the past 5 years.