Cake Decorating Basics: Techniques and Tips for Creating Beautiful Cakes

Cake Decorating Basics: Techniques and Tips for Creating Beautiful Cakes

by Rachel Brown
     
 

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Cake decorating is a richly rewarding skill that anyone can master with a little help, and this fact-packed volume answers all the basic questions that beginners frequently ask: How do I level off a domed cake? What is the best way to cut a dowel? How can I get a modeled figure to sit? Plus, there’s detailed information on covering cakes with marzipan,…  See more details below

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Cake decorating is a richly rewarding skill that anyone can master with a little help, and this fact-packed volume answers all the basic questions that beginners frequently ask: How do I level off a domed cake? What is the best way to cut a dowel? How can I get a modeled figure to sit? Plus, there’s detailed information on covering cakes with marzipan, adding ribbons, simple piping with royal icing, creating special effects with sugar paste, and basic modeling. And dessert lovers with special dietary requirements will enjoy the gluten, egg, sugar, and dairy-free treats. Each chapter features color photographs that provide step-by-step guidance—so your cakes will turn out perfectly, the first time and every time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845375188
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
284,638
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Rachel Brown is the owner of two specialist cake decorating shops in Berkshire and also lectures at a local college. Throughout her many years in the business, she has often been asked to write down her tips and experiences; this book is the result.

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