This stunning book shows you how to make beautifully realistic sugarcraft flowers for cake decorations. There are detailed instructions on how to make 32 flowers, from the classic rose to the more exotic Akebia flower. Each project has a tools and materials list, clear, detailed instructions and step photography, as well as a photograph of the finished flower simply displayed. The following chapter, Sprays and Arrangements, shows you how to make beautiful flower arrangements designed from a selection of flowers from the first chapter, that can be displayed in glass vases and bowls and used as table displays. Finally, the chapter on Cakes showcases the flowers on individual cakes. There are 15 cake designs to suit any occasion, ranging from a two-tiered wedding cake to a heart-shaped anniversary cake. The front pages feature the basic equipment, techniques and recipes used throughout the book.
Alan started cake decorating at an early age. He has become one of the sugarcraft world's leading authors and is hugely respected for his artistic approach in creating lifelike sugar and cold porcelain flowers. Alan is an accredited demonstrator for The British Sugarcraft Guild. He teaches and demonstrates across Europe, as well as the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Japan and most recently South Africa.