75 Flowers for Cake Decorators: A Beautiful Collection of Easy-to-Make Floral Cake Toppers for Cakes and Cupcakes

75 Flowers for Cake Decorators: A Beautiful Collection of Easy-to-Make Floral Cake Toppers for Cakes and Cupcakes

by Helen Penman
     
 

Astonish your party guests with amazingly lifelike flowers to top off a cake or cupcake. Learn how to create a lush bouquet of blossoms—from simple blooms, like daisies and hydrangeas, to the elegantly exotic, such as irises and orchids. Whether you're using fondant or modeling paste, making piped, pulled, or freehand flowers, stenciling or using brush

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Astonish your party guests with amazingly lifelike flowers to top off a cake or cupcake. Learn how to create a lush bouquet of blossoms—from simple blooms, like daisies and hydrangeas, to the elegantly exotic, such as irises and orchids. Whether you're using fondant or modeling paste, making piped, pulled, or freehand flowers, stenciling or using brush embroidery, all the decoration techniques are covered in clear easy-to-follow directions paired with step-by-step photographs. Organized by medium, each flower is presented in an "exploded" view that clearly shows all the individual flower components and how they all fit together.

Crucial cake-making skills and baking recipes are given, like how to prepare cake tins or how to choose a cake shape and side designs. Plus there's troubleshooting advice to help bakers create balanced flower designs or whip up a batch of identical cupcakes. 75 Flowers for Cake Decorators ensures that bakers of any level will learn how to master all the decorating components to make a showstopping dessert masterpiece.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250044846
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/18/2014
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,109,128
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

HELEN PENMAN owns the cake artistry business Too Nice to Slice and designs for international sugarcraft magazine Cakes and Sugarcraft. She is also the author of Fondant Modeling for Cake Decorators. Penman lives in the UK.

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