Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and Technique

Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and Technique

by Maggie Austin


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Stunning cake designs and technique how-tos from top cake artist Maggie Austin

A former ballerina, Maggie Austin turned to baking when an injury ended her dancing career—and has since become one of today’s most sought-after cake artists, serving celebrity clients and even royalty around the world. Her design hallmarks are instantly recognizable to the legions of fans who follow her work: ethereal frills, dreamy watercolors, lifelike sugar flowers, rice-paper accents, graceful composition, and other impeccable details. Here, she shares a collection of her edible works of art and the methods behind their creation, with a “theme and variations” organization that shows how mastering any single technique can open the door to endless creativity. Each is broken down into clear instructions and illustrated with step-by-step photos that are easy to follow whether you’re a professional baker or an amateur enthusiast. From a single sugar blossom to a multi-tiered cake festooned with pearls and intricate appliques, there’s inspiration for bakers and crafters of all stripes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544765351
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/04/2017
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 470,137
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

MAGGIE AUSTIN is one of today’s top cake designers. A graduate of the French Pastry School’s L’Art de la Pâtisserie program, she has worked with elite clients all over the globe, from Hollywood celebrities to royal weddings.

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at-the-beach More than 1 year ago
Beautiful book! Photography is excellent. Love seeing the photos of Maggie's work up close. I am not a baker or cake artist but I'm a fan of Maggie's artistry. Maybe one day I'll try to make a cake but until then I'll just admire these gorgeous photos. Please make more books Maggie! I'll be sure to buy them.