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Decorating Cakes: Beautifully Decorated Cakes from Easy to Experienced to Expert

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Turn a homemade cake into a work of art! This elegant triple-tested collection of confections has something for decorators of all levels, from those who just want to make beautiful monogrammed cupcakes to experts eager to bake a traditional wedding cake or to adorn their creations with elaborate cherry blossoms, hearts, and bow ties. Step-by-step photographs lay out the "mechanics" of this impressive culinary technique, from piping to fluffy ...
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Overview

Turn a homemade cake into a work of art! This elegant triple-tested collection of confections has something for decorators of all levels, from those who just want to make beautiful monogrammed cupcakes to experts eager to bake a traditional wedding cake or to adorn their creations with elaborate cherry blossoms, hearts, and bow ties. Step-by-step photographs lay out the "mechanics" of this impressive culinary technique, from piping to fluffy frosting, enabling anyone to produce a masterpiece.
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Editorial Reviews

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“Appealing to all levels of cake decorators, [Clark] shares a range of techniques for creating desserts for special occasions, such as cookies, cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, and petits fours. Even seemingly easy creations that employ store-bought shortcuts are elegant showstoppers that will thrill readers who aren't ready to attempt the more advanced gum paste flowers, sugar, and fondant techniques . . . This decorating book contains step-by-step photographs, cake patterns, and a section devoted to mechanics—everything readers will need to achieve professional results.” —Library Journal
Library Journal
11/15/2013
Clark, an editorial and food director in Sydney, Australia, oversaw the Australia Women's Weekly test kitchen for more than 30 years. Appealing to all levels of cake decorators, she shares a range of techniques for creating desserts for special occasions, such as cookies, cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, and petits fours. Even seemingly easy creations that employ store-bought shortcuts are elegant showstoppers that will thrill readers who aren't ready to attempt the more advanced gum paste flowers, sugar, and fondant techniques (e.g., quilting, embossing, stenciling, ruffles). VERDICT This decorating book contains step-by-step photographs, cake patterns, and a section devoted to mechanics—everything readers will need to achieve professional results.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454910169
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 285,679
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Pamela Clark has a passion for food that is reflected in her role as head of a world-famous test kitchen. The team develops and tastes recipes for magazines and cookbooks.She lives in Sydney, Australia.
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