Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating by Merehurst Editors

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Even those who have never baked and decorated a cake before in their lives 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. There are instructions on making sugar flowers and leaves, and many other sugarcraft techniques such as fabric effects, piping royal icing, modeling figures and animals—all accompanied by beautiful cake designs that are simple to create by following the clear, step-by-step instructions. Beginner's Guide to Cake Decorating includes chapters on:Decorating with sugarpaste (rolled fondant)Decorating with royal icingDecorating with buttercream and marzipanDecorating with chocolateDecorating with sugar flowersModeling on cakes
 

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Published May 15, 2003 by Merehurst Limited. 112 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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