Impress your friends and loved ones with your cake-decorating skills with this fun and fabulous collection of ingenious cupcakes. Ideal for a wide range of celebrations, the 30 unique cupcake projects cover the popular themes of spring festivals, winter holidays, animals, new baby, novelty characters, wedding and flowers.
Whatever the occasion, the personal touch will mean so much more. No prior knowledge is needed, beginners will be amazed by the fantastic, professional-looking results they can achieve, while practiced cake makers will gain from Pickard's extensive experience and inspirational approach. Learn how to make basic cupcakes, shape and make models from sugarpaste, make buttercream and royal icings, and use a variety of piping techniques. These are just some of the basic techniques carried through the projects in Crafty Cupcakes.
Ann Pickard qualified as a baker and cake decorator in 1983 and opened her own shop, The Icing Centre, in 1986. She runs a successful cake-decorating business in Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, UK and has written two other books for GMC publications, Cake Characters and Cakes for Occasions (9781861088260). Also available in the same series by the same author: Cake Characters 9781861086433