The Contemporary Buttercream Bible: The Complete Practical Guide to Cake Decorating with Buttercream Icing
Buttercream icing is the most delicious cake decorating medium, is very accessible and needs very little specialist equipment.This essential guide demonstrates more than 50 innovative techniques via easy to follow step-by-step photographic tutorials and includes over 40 stunning cake designs to create at home, from simple cupcakes to three-tiered wonders.Valeri & Christina start by showing you how to perfect a basic buttercream recipe and then how to pipe simple texeri & Christina start by showing you how to perfect a basic buttercream recipe and then how to pipe simple textures and patterns, and an array of flowers. They then demonstrate how to create a myriad of creative effects using diverse techniques such as stamping, stencilling, palette knife painting and much more.Chef Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes has reviewed the book: "The Contemporary Buttercream Bible is an absolute game changer in the industry of cake art. I've never seen techniques and talent presented in such a way as to be concurrently hugely aspirational yet completely approachable. I look forward to learning all the skills that I, as an artist in rolled fondant, have only the most rudimentary grasp of. Not since Cakewalk by Margaret Braun have I been this excited about a cake book. Bravo!"Sonya Hong - Americancakedecorating.com has also reviewed the book and her main take-away was that buttercream designs are limited only by one's imagination. "The authors' examples are inspirational and a demonstration of what is possible if you 'put your whole heart into it.' Overall, Valeriano and Ong have created a book full of inspiration and encouragement that re-energizes the use of buttercream in modern cake design."… read more
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Learn to pipe 100 different buttercream flowers to showcase on your cakes with this complete visual reference to piping flowers - ...each flower is demonstrated on a cupcake, with five full scale projects to show you how to combine your flowers into a masterpiece cake.Described by Chef Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakes as "hugely aspirational yet completely approachable," the authors demonstrate how to build up each flower using simple piping techniques that even the novice cake decorator will be able to achieve!All the basics are covered to get you started - how to make stable buttercream icing, advice on coloring and flavor as well as essentials such as how to fill a piping bag and the basic techniques you need.Valerie & Christina then demonstrate in step-by-step photographic detail how to create each flower and how to use your new found skills to create stunning cake designs. The flowers are presented through the color spectrum so when you look through the book you'll see the lovely rainbow effect.Written by the world's leading lights in buttercream art with an international following and over 60,000 Facebook fans! read more
This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular cake decorating techniques, including piped frosting, fonda...nt, and hand modeled figures. For each technique, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of decorated cakes offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves. read more
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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible: Flowers: Learn how to make sugar flower embellishments and decorations and create 7 easy-t...o-achieve floral cake designs for decorated cakes, mini cakes, cupcakes and cookies with this stunning booklet of sugar flower deigns and techniques from the bestselling The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible. Includes sugar and royal icing recipes, instructions for storing and transporting your decorated cakes and covering cake boards, plus all the cake decorating techniques you need to know to create stunning sugar flowers, from rolled fondant roses and sugar dahlias, to realistic poppies and sugar peonies. Try out your new sugar flower-making skills with 7 gorgeous cake designs, featuring sugar flower cake toppers and embellishments on celebration cakes, cupcakes, mini cakes and cookies. read more
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The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible: Piping: Learn everything you need to know about piping with royal icing and buttercream an...d create gorgeous decorated cakes, cookies, cupcakes and mini cakes with this comprehensive booklet of piping techniques and designs from the bestselling The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible. Includes recipes for buttercream and royal icing, as well as details for for covering cake boards and storing and transporting your decorated cakes. Piping techniques include piping buttercream swirls and peaks on cupcakes, as well as piping buttercream flowers, and creating piped lace designs and brush embroidery with royal icing. Practise your new piping skills with nine stunning cake designs, featuring piped patterns and effects on celebration cakes, cupcakes and cookies. read more
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150 tempting designs with no-fail instructions. The Cake Decorator's Motif Bible presents 150 foolproof motifs to create that spec...ial cake for any occasion, from simple and fun to elegant and elaborate. Using easy-to-follow instructions and illustrated templates, the book takes the home baker through all the steps: from making the right amount of fondant or marzipan, to choosing and sizing a design and transferring it to the cake. The book includes icing and fondant recipes, seasonal designs, patterns and borders, 3-D models, marzipan fruits and figures, and sugar flowers. Features include: 188-page design directory Large full-color photograph of the finished motif Black-line template size guides Dough gauge showing how much fondant to make At-a-glance color listing in recipes Flat, low-relief, three-dimensional and piped motifs Tips on application Mixing and matching motifs Designs graded for difficulty. The Cake Decorator's Motif Bible is wiro-bound for easy lay-flat use. It provides innovative inspiration with complete and truly fail-safe instructions for unforgettable results every time. read more
Features delicious recipes and modern, basic techniques for successfully covering cakes in buttercream or fondant. The book gives ...the reader information on creating beautiful, successful and creative cake designs using color theory and design principles with dozens upon dozens of examples. Inside readers will find chapters including: Cake and Frosting Recipes Elements and Principles of Cake Design Textures and Finishes Modeled Figures Sugar Flowers Celebration Cakes Science of Structure Readers will learn to take their cake decorating to the next level with never before seen tutorials on sugar flowers, figure modeling techniques, cake sculpting and cake structure for beginners and professionals alike. read more
Expert lessons and tutorials for successful cake making and decorating from the acclaimed celebrity baker and cake designer. This ...comprehensive, practical guide to making, baking, and decorating cakes—from simple iced cakes to extravagant affairs with buttercream flowers—is the ultimate reference from award-winning cake designer Mich Turner. Turner teaches how to bake all types of cakes for every occasion, from decadent chocolate to traditional spice cakes. With step-by-step instructions, she shows how to make a classic sugar-paste rose, tiered cakes with piped lace, fillings and frostings, icings, coverings, and stacking. Mini-tutorials feature clear and concise steps and nuggets of wisdom gleaned from years of experience as one of the world’s leading professional bakers. The entire volume is replete with tips, tricks, and carefully explained techniques. With experience baking for top celebrities and even the Queen, running cooking classes around the world, and most recently judging cakes on Britain’s leading baking reality show, Britain’s Best Bakery, Mich Turner shares what it takes to become a cake master. read more