Timeless Designs Using Modern Techniques
Author: Christina Ludlam
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
Category: Cake decorating
"Christina Ludlam shares her secrets on how to form buttons, bow, petals and pearls with moulds, mats and other contemporary techniques, so you can give a professional florish to your vintage-style cakes." --Back cover.
Timeless Recipes for Cupcakes, Flips, Rolls, Layer, Angel, Bundt, Chiffon, and Icebox Cakes for Today's Sweet Tooth
Author: Julie Richardson
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
A charming collection of updated recipes for both classic and forgotten cakes, from a timeless yellow birthday cake with chocolate buttercream frosting, to the new holiday standard, Gingerbread Icebox Cake with Mascarpone Mousse, written by a master baker and coauthor of Rustic Fruit Desserts. Make every occasion—the annual bake sale, a birthday party, or even a simple Sunday supper—a celebration with this charming collection of more than 50 remastered classics. Each recipe in Vintage Cakes is a confectionary stroll down memory lane. After sifting through her treasure trove of cookbooks and recipe cards, master baker and author Julie Richardson selected the most inventive, surprising, and just plain delicious cakes she could find. The result is a delightful and delectable time capsule of American baking, with recipes spanning a century. With precise and careful guidance, Richardson guides home bakers—whether total beginners or seasoned cooks—toward picture-perfect meringues, extra-creamy frostings, and lighter-than-air chiffons. A few of the dreamy cakes that await: a chocolatey Texas Sheet Cake as large and abundant as its namesake state, the boozy Not for Children Gingerbread Bundt cake, and the sublime Lovelight Chocolate Chiffon Cake with Chocolate Whipped Cream. With recipes to make Betty Crocker proud, these nostalgic and foolproof sweets rekindle our love affair with cakes.
30 Modern Cake Designs from Vintage Inspirations
Author: Zoe Clark
From elegant tiered lace and floral cakes to amazing jewellery box and sewing machine shaped novelty cakes, 10 incredible cake designs accompanied by two smaller designs for vintage-inspired cupcakes, cookies, fondant fancies and more. Includes all the cake recipes you need, simple step by step instruction for essential cake decorating techniques.
How to make cakes with the wow factor
Author: Bee Berrie
Publisher: Pavilion Books
‘This vibrant little book is bursting with wow factor inspiration – Vegetarian Living magazine, June 2017 The brains behind Bee’s Bakery (‘London’s Top 5 biscuit bakeries’ – Evening Standard), Bee Berrie is an ex-microbiologist who swapped bacteria for baking in 2012. Bee’s second recipe book Bee’s Adventures in Cake Decorating, a bold, fun, easy-to-follow cake deco compendium packed full of over 30 recipes. Including recipes for brilliant cakes and frostings, from Bee’s favourite vegan banana cake, to her punchy Jamaica ginger cake, with countless options for creating gluten and dairy free variations on both cake recipes and frostings, including a fantastic vegan chocolate and avocado icing recipe that just has to be tried! Since launching in 2012, without any external funding or loans, Bee has built a thriving, resilient small business and now supplies clients including Selfridges, Topshop, ASOS, Harrods and Daylesford organic. Bee regularly speaks, teaches and demonstrates at conferences, meetings and trade shows – on specific baking subjects, on entrepreneurialism, second careers and lean start-ups.
Bake and decorate beautiful cakes at home
Author: Victoria Glass
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
An elegant wedding cake is the perfect finale to a wedding breakfast. Whether you are making a cake for your own wedding or for a friend or relative as a thoughtful gift, Boutique Wedding Cakes will show how fabulous cakes are within everyone's reach. Expert baker and sugar-crafter Victoria Glass guides you through the process - from choosing the perfect cake, baking and decorating, how to deliver and present the cake, as well as adapting the recipes to guest numbers. The Basic Techniques teach you how to achieve professional-looking results and step-by-step photography demonstrates clearly how to assemble your spectacular-looking cake. As well as practical advice there are 19 stunning designs for you to follow, ranging from Classic Elegance to cakes with A Splash of Colour, each accompanied by their own cake recipe - from a traditional fruit cake to a green tea and ginger sponge. Whatever your taste, you can create an unforgettable wedding cake that is truly unique to you - whatever your baking ability and whatever your budget.
25 Bakes That Defy Belief
Author: Jayne Cross
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Step-by-step projects reveal the secret techniques for amazing cake creations that don't look possible!
45 Fondant Designs for Year-Round Celebrations
Author: Carol Deacon
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
The magic of the holidays comes alive all year long with these delightful and delicious decorated cakes! In Holiday Cakes and Cupcakes, professional cake decorator Carol Deacon's incredible cake designs run the gamut of seasonal holidays to provide that special touch that only a personally baked and decorated cake brings to the table. Deacon shows you how to create 21 fabulous cakes, including Christmas cakes, Halloween cakes, Valentine's Day cakes, Easter cakes, and cakes to fit any other occasion. The step-by-step instructions ensure that all the cakes and cupcakes will be easy to make and become the frosted focus of your holiday celebration. Each cake has a matching cupcake design that can be made as an accompaniment to the cake or, if you wish, on their own as the stars of the occasion in their own right. Deacon also shares sugarcraft tips and tricks along with her winning cake baking recipes so that your holiday cakes will taste as wonderful as they look. So make the most of your next holiday by creating a cake that will impress and delight your family and friends. This fun and easy-to-use cake decorating book contains instructions for 45 projects that include cakes, cupcakes, sugarcraft, and fondant. Readers will quickly learn how to utilize the techniques in this cake cookbook and will be making edible works of art in no time at all.
51 Blocks, 9 Projects, 3 Joining Methods
Author: Jera Brandvig
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Get comfortable with basic piecing and machine quilting—one block at a time! Best-selling author Jera Brandvig is back, this time with a romantic take on her quilt-as-you-go designs. Try your hand at 9 projects, including an elegant sampler with 51 mix-and-match blocks. For quilt as-you-go enthusiasts, Jera shares 3 optional joining methods, including her new technique that makes your quilt reversible! No matter how busy your schedule, you can set attainable goals and practice quilting patchwork blocks in small, manageable pieces.
Create 45 Amazing Cakes
Author: Jakki Friedman,Francesca Librae
Publisher: Robert Rose
For the ultimate in show stopping cakes, look no further than these cakes that seemingly defy gravity. And while it may look as though parts of it are literally floating in mid-air, it's really just simple scaffolding (plastic balloon sticks, straws or bamboo stick concealed within the cake or disguised with icing) that creates the spell-binding illusion. These cakes are fun, beautiful and sure to be the star attraction at any celebration or get together. And while they may seem complicated, they really aren't. Each of the 45 cake projects features step-by-step instructions with a photo for each step -- making it a surprisingly easy process. With full color throughout, these projects will spark the imagination and provide loads of decorating inspiration. There's a cake for virtually every event and occasion from children's parties and showers, to graduation and barbecues. Whether it's a Father's Day barbecue cake featuring burgers and a sausage that looks like it's about to be flipped over or a Christmas-inspired cake featuring Santa stuck in a chimney with gifts flying away, these cakes are awe-inspiring. Mastering these techniques is easy with this book, leading to unique designs.
Author: Zoe Clark
Publisher: David & Charles
Over 30 delicious homemade treats to delight your friends and family all year round! Packed with recipes and designs for cakes, cupcakes, mini cakes, fondant fancies and cookies. There's something for every occasion, from the Mad Hatter's tea party and a seaside celebration, to a lacy white wedding and some special Christmas gifts. Step-by-step illustrated instructions and detailed techniques guide you through each stage of baking and decorating.
Contemporary Cake Decorating with Elegant Fondant Flowers
Author: Jacqueline Butler
Internationally acclaimed sugar artist Jacqueline Butler has developed a unique style of cake decorating with sugar flowers, which she generously shares in this beautifully illustrated book. Through over 600 exquisite photographs, you will learn how to create 18 stylized gumpaste flowers in various stages of bloom, as well as buds and leaves, using a fresh modern color palette. Jacqueline also reveals how to use the flowers to create artful arrangements on wedding and celebration cakes, including working directly on single- and multi-tier cakes, as well as pre-made toppers and separators. Inspirational and practical, this step-by-step cake decorating book will be your go-to reference on sugar flowers for years to come.
Author: Kerry Vincent
Publisher: Merehurst Limited
Romantic Wedding Cakes is the beloved—and classic—wedding cake book from the inimitable master sugar artist and Food Network Challenge Judge Kerry Vincent. A collection of breathtaking wedding and celebration cakes from an internationally acclaimed cake stylist, Romantic Wedding Cakes includes stunning cakes for all kinds of weddings. From classic to contemporary and simple to elaborate, including engagement and groom cakes, professional cake decorator Kerry Vincent's timeless sugarcraft designs make this the ideal wedding cake sourcebook for brides-to-be and cake decorators alike. Her stunning romantic cakes, in the prettiest of colors, feature various fabric styles such as folds, ribbons, embroidery and lace effects. The spectacular gold cake based on the Marquise de Pompadour's fabulous gold dress and jewels is a beautiful example. Vincent works with both popular and more unusual flowers for dramatic visual impact, using large, full-blown roses, pansies, mini hydrangeas, lisianthus and some native US flowers, such as the dogwood and balloon flower. In addition, there are two chocolate groom's cakes, a Valentine or engagement heart cake and miniature wedding cakes for the bride and groom. There are also special decorative projects, such as elaborate cake top decorations, wedding favors and table decor. Each cake is beautifully photographed in full color and includes step-by-step photographs and dazzling close-ups of all the main cake design details to ensure perfect results. Cakes include: Mosaic Magic Romancing the Dome Tiers in a Teacup Affair with Blue and White And the Bride Chose Dogwood Invitation to a Summer Wedding Fabulous Faux Faberge Eggs
Over 20 Sensational Step-By-Step Cake Decorating Projects
Author: Juliet Sear
Whether it's a birthday, wedding, or dinner party, there's no better way to celebrate than with a slice of glorious cake. InCakeology, Juliet shows home bakers how to take your cakes to the next level with her favorite and most impressive projects. With a foreword by Buddy Valastro, of Cake Boss, this book is crammed with tips and tricks and features step-by-step photography to guide you at every stage, ensuring these projects can be mastered by everyone. Learn all elements of cake decoration, from making fondant flowers to hand-painting on icing. From the elegant wedding cake with intricate piping design to the fun burger cake, cookie explosion cake, or Piñata cake (with a surprise center), Juliet's creations ensure you celebrate in style!
More Than 50 Enchanting Cakes, Bakes, and Decorations
Author: Ramla Khan
Publisher: Crocodile Books
Cakes with a fairy tale theme for adults and kids: elegant, sophisticated, bright, and fun. Everyone has a favorite fairy tale. The stories are timeless, magical, and now, edible. Whether you've always loved the ethereal beauty of Snow White, the fun of Alice in Wonderland, or the suspense of Rumpelstiltskin, now you can enjoy iconic fairy tale scenes as delicious cakes and bakes. Fairy Tale Baking'a recipe book with a twist'features step-by-step instructions to creating enchanting treats, including cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and tarts, for all ages to enjoy. There are recipes for popular fairy tales such as Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, and Cinderella, with three projects for each tale'one main showstopper bake and two smaller, easy-to-make creations. The recipes cater to cooks of all skill levels'from budding bakers to master chefs'so parents can bake along with smaller kitchen hands. Each smaller accompanying bake is designed for bakers who might need a starting point before delving into the showstopper projects, or for readers with children who are keen bakers and need a nice simple recipe that doesn't involve too many stages, but still produces impressive results. Clear illustrated step-by-step instructions allow readers to easily follow along and see their favorite fairy tales slowly come to life.
Cute Character Cake Toppers for All Occasions
Author: Lorraine McKay
Publisher: Search PressLtd
A self-taught Scottish sugar artist describes the basic techniques and provides step-by-step instructions to make 11 different special-occasion cake projects, including cake toppers for graduation, anniversaries, weddings and children's birthdays. Original.
Over 40 quick and easy sewing projects
Author: Christina Strutt
Publisher: CICO Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
If you long to give your rooms a vintage air and country-cottage appeal, you will love the retro floral prints and timeless designs of Home-Made Vintage, your perfect guide to creating handmade, easy elegance in your home. The book offers simple-sew projects to transform every room into the romantic retreat youâ€™ve always wanted. In this step-by-step guide, Christina Strutt shows readers how to make a wealth of projects for the kitchen and bathroom, conservatory and bedroom â€“ and for giving as gifts as well. A skilled stylist and designer, Christina reveals how to create a look that is personal and unique, but not at all labour-intensive. Reusing old fabrics and accessories in new ways allows the vintage and modern to mingle beautifully â€“ and also saves money and time. The charming projects highlighted in this delightful illustrated book include crisp linen chair covers, a chic fabric headboard, pretty flower aprons, dreamy voile bed curtains and soothing scented herbal pillows.
Make + Bake + Decorate = Your Own Cake Adventure!
Author: Erin Gardner
"You have not eaten cake until you have eaten one of Erin's...ERIN BAKES CAKE is a must on your shelf." —Daphne Oz Learn how to bake easy but elaborately decorated cakes—no fondant needed! Erin Gardner's cake recipes share a delicious, time-saving secret: they're all the same. Why play the guessing game of sifting through dozens of recipes when all you need are just a few that contain hundreds of variations—572, to be exact! The cakequations in Erin Bakes Cake teach you how to combine her cake, buttercream, cookie, and candy recipes in endless mouth-watering ways. Erin's cake recipes aren't sorcery—they're science. They all share similar ratios of ingredients that add tenderness, strength, or flavor. You don't have to be an expert. Everyone can learn to make a great cake! Erin Bakes Cake provides the building blocks for constructing a great cake, and then offers endless ways those blocks can be reassembled. Erin shares the baking tips she learned as a professional pastry chef and wedding cake baker, what tools to use, how to perfect the cake's finish, and other tricks of the baking trade. She then shows you how to make gorgeous and intricately decorated cakes by elevating simple, but delicious, ingredients like candy, cookies, and chocolate. Erin's created cake designs that are festive, chic, and easy to recreate at home without the use of hard-to-deal-with fondant. And best of all, you can make every recipe your own! The Any Veggie Cake cake can be transformed into a classic carrot cake, zucchini cake, or sweet potato cake. A creamy cake filling isn’t limited to buttercream with the inclusion of recipes for caramel, ganache, marshmallow, and more. A chocolate birthday cake recipe can be reimagined as red velvet or chocolate toffee. Elements of crunch, like peanut brittle, honeycomb candy, or even cookie crumbles, can be sprinkled onto your cake layers for tasty added texture.
30 Delicate Designs for Contemporary Lace Cakes
Author: Zoe Clark
Publisher: David & Charles
Learn how to create breathtakingly beautiful lace cakes for weddings and romantic occasions with this definitive guide to lace cake decorating techniques from international cake decorating guru Zoe Clark. Through the detailed step-by-step photography Zoe demonstrates how to create her signature style cake designs, which feature delicate and intricate sugar lace on cakes using a range of sugarcraft techniques. The 12 stunning cake decorating projects offer Zoe the opportunity to show you how to explore innovative new products such as Sugarveil and Cake Lace, as well as more established techniques for creating lace effects on cakes including applique with fondant icing, and piping and brushwork with royal icing. The sensational 12 lace cake designs range from classic whites and pretty pastels to bolder Burlesque-inspired colorways. Each main cake is presented alongside a smaller spin-off idea, showing you how the effects can also be applied to cookies, mini cakes and fondant fancies to complement the theme. Not only does Zoe show you how to recreate the designs in the book, she also reveals how to take your own piece of lace and recreate it in sugar, as well as all the basic techniques you need to bake, level, and cover your cakes for a perfectly polished professional finish.
Easy Cake Decorating Techniques for Edible Paper Flowers, Bows, Backgrounds and More!
Author: Stevi Auble
Category: Cake decorating
Learn how to use easy papercraft techniques on cakes with edible wafer paper to create stunning cake designs. Leading wafer paper cake instructor Stevie Auble demonstrates how to make a plethora of different wafer paper flowers, plus other wafer cake decorations such as bows, wreaths, and cake toppers. Stevi also demonstrates how you can cover cakes in wafer paper to create spectacular backgrounds on which to place your decorations--all with minimum effort.