Author : Valeri Valeriano
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : David & Charles
ISBN : 9781446370858
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 516 page

Let your cake decorating skills bloom with help from the world-renowned experts and authors of The Contemporary Buttercream Bible. Learn to pipe one-hundred different buttercream flowers—from azaleas to zinnias—to showcase on your cakes with this complete visual reference book. Each flower is demonstrated on a cupcake, with five full-scale projects to show you how to combine your flowers into a masterpiece cake. In this aspirational yet accessible guide, 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, how to fill a piping bag, and more essential techniques. Valerie and Christina then demonstrate in step-by-step photographic detail how to create each flower and how to use your newfound skills to produce stunning cake designs. The flowers are presented through the color spectrum so when you look through the book, you’ll see a lovely rainbow effect. “A wonderful encyclopedia that can be used as reference or jumping off point for the experienced decorator as well as an all-in-one resource for intermediate or even ambitious beginners.” —Pink Cake Box University “The best book on decorating buttercream icing that I own . . . The step by step directions make sure there is no guessing as to how to do each flower that is illustrated.” —Red Kettle Cook

Author : Valeri Valeriano
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : David & Charles
ISBN : 9781446363140
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 545 page

“An absolute game changer in the industry of cake art . . . hugely aspirational yet completely approachable . . . Bravo!” (Chef Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes). This essential guide demonstrates more than fifty innovative techniques—via easy-to-follow step-by-step photographic tutorials—and includes over forty stunning cake designs to create at home, from simple cupcakes to three-tiered wonders. Valeri and Christina start by showing you how to perfect a basic buttercream recipe and how to pipe simple textures, patterns, and an array of flowers. They then demonstrate how to create a myriad of creative effects using diverse techniques such as stamping, stenciling, palette knife painting, and much more. “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.” —Chef Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes “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.” —Sonya Hong of American Cake Decorating “Fascinating techniques . . . lovely ideas.” —Lindy Smith, author of The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible

Author : Neetha Syam
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Search Press
ISBN : 1782218246
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 128 page

Create beautiful buttercream flowers and leaves using piping and palette knife painting techniques. Master the art of decorating cakes with buttercream flowers in this stunning book from cake artist and tutor Neetha Syam. Neetha's strong, vibrant style and novel techniques make her designs really stand out from the crowd. In particular, she has developed a unique way of working that involves painting the flowers onto the cake using a palette knife, and the book will include both this and the more traditional piping technique to show how to create a multitude of flowers and how to decorate 10 glorious cakes. The book includes a materials and tools section and some basic cake recipes, as well as sections on making and colouring buttercream, preparing piping bags, covering and stacking cakes. Projects range from cupcakes to one, two and three-tiered cakes, featuring Neetha's stunning piped and palette-knife painted flowers, leaves and embellishments. Whether you are a home baker or experienced cake decorator, Neetha's designs will not fail to inspire you to create cakes that look as mouth-wateringly delicious as they taste!

Author : Jiahn Kang
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Page Street Publishing
ISBN : 9781624149030
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 144 page

Take Your Desserts to the Next Level with Breathtaking Flowers and Other Delicious, Dainty Designs Design the most gorgeous cakes right at home with these 25 incredibly approachable decorating projects. Jiahn Kang, founder of the cake design company Brooklyn Floral Delight, shows you how to easily sculpt delicate flowers, cute cacti and floral arrangements all from delicious buttercream icing. With simple instructions and helpful step-by-step pictures, you’ll quickly master the art of beautiful cake decorating—no baking expertise required! With delectable cake and meringue recipes and easy tips for proper color-mixing, piping and shaping, you’ll be creating masterpieces in no time. Pipe charming buttercream gardens full of roses and hydrangeas, delightful collections of earthy cacti and succulents, or even vibrant full-blossom bouquets and wreaths. Whether you’re preparing for a special event or simply looking to pick up a creative new skill, these beginner-friendly designs will have you wowing everyone with your elegant cakes and cupcakes.

Author : Valeri Valeriano
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : David and Charles
ISBN : 9781446375723
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : page

A stunning collection of floral buttercream cake decorating projects for all seasons, from the world's leading instructors of buttercream techniques, Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes. Presented in four chapters--Spring, Summer, Autum and, Winter, with four cake projects in each--Buttercream Flowers for All Seasons gives readers all the inspiration and know-how they need to create floral amazing cakes all year round. Each of the 16 design concepts is presented as a spectacular tiered cake, a more accessible single tier version and a beginner-friendly batch of cupcakes, making over 48 projects in total.

Author : Janice Murfitt
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
ISBN : 9781620082416
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 313 page

"This comprehensive and accessible guide to cake decorating teaches all of the techniques and tricks that aspiring sugarcrafters need to create stunning and impressive cakes. Everyone will think these amazing cakes came from the best bakery in town! First Steps in Cake Decorating reveals dozens of expert cake decorating ideas that are simple to achieve yet look stunning. All the most popular methods of icing and decoration are covered, including buttercream, sugarpaste, chocolate, marzipan and flower paste. Detailed, easy-to-follow instructions explain the basics of preparing and using different types of icing, illustrated with step-by-step color photographs. There is a delicious array of fantastic cakes here to suit adults and children alike. Beginners will pick up the basics fast, and even experienced cake decorators will find inspirational new ideas. About All-in-One Guide to Cake Decorating: A complete, structured course in the beautiful art of cake decorating from first steps to expert skills. Teaches techniques that can be used to decorate all kinds of cake from a novelty birthday cake to a memorable wedding cake. Over 300 instructional step-by-step color photographs show how to decorate more than 50 finished cakes. Clearly written, straightforward text covers every aspect of sugarcrafting skill. Includes covering cakes, filling and layering, icings, chocolate, sugarpaste, marzipan, piping, flower paste, and quick and easy decoration ideas. ""A ‘must have' for anyone with the slightest interest in cake decorating"" – Publishers Weekly"

Author : Sandra Salamony
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Quarry Books
ISBN : 9781610598927
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 320 page

1,000 Ideas for Decorating Cupcakes, Cookies & Cakes features a vast collection of decorated dessert inspiration, with page after page of gorgeous photos. This book is a feast for the eyes and the imagination that will never leave you stuck for an idea. Get your creative juices flowing and see how bakers and decorators around the world have creatively used fondant, buttercream, gum paste, sugar paste, royal icing, and piping and molded designs to create cookies, cupcakes, and cakes that are true works of art. See elegant cupcakes decorated with pearls and piping, colorful hand-painted cookies, tiered cakes with dimensional flowers, and much more. Discover unique cupcake decorations that use royal icing, edible markers, and fondant; wedding cakes adorned with gum paste accents and debossed designs; vibrant Christmas cookies; whimsical children’s birthday cakes; specialty Easter cakes, and much more. Get great year-round ideas for dessert presentations and gift giving. Recipes for several types of frosting are included in the book, and an image directory identifies key materials and techniques for each photo. Among the amazing featured creations are: Cupcakes topped with sweet fondant flowers Fanciful characters and animals made from fondant and gum paste Cookies decorated with imaginative royal icing designs Lush buttercream roses atop cakes and cupcakes Hand-painted fondant accents Delicate chocolate motifs Cakes enrobed in decadent ganache Simple buttercream designs that dazzle This is the one book you’ll turn to again and again for the best cupcake, cookie, and cake design ideas. Start exploring this delicious world today! These visual catalogs are both a practical, inspirational handbook and a coffee-table conversation piece. Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, these are not instructional books; rather, they are a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration.

Author : Valeri Valeriano
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : David and Charles
ISBN : 9781446373392
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 144 page

Never serve a boring looking cake again! This stunning collection of buttercream cake decorating projects will transform your regular bakes into works of art, using simple techniques and nothing but 100% delicious buttercream. With 30 step-by-step single-tier cake decorating projects on a wide variety of themes, you'll find cakes for all occasions that will lift your baking to a new creative level. The cakes range in size from 4 to 8 inches high, and come in a host of shapes and sizes--round and square but also simple carved shapes including a wreath, a log and a birdcage. The ideal book for buttercream beginners, this colourful cake decorating book will show you how to create simple yet sensational cakes every day that will wow all who see and eat them! With expert instruction from the best buttercream teachers in the world, you'll learn step-by-step a wide range of innovative buttercream techniques using piping tips, palette knives and more.

Author : Autumn Carpenter
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : Quarry Books
ISBN : 9781589236691
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 330 page

This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular cake decorating techniques, including piped frosting, fondant, 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 by various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.

Author : Lindy Smith
Genre : Cooking
Publisher : David & Charles
ISBN : 9781446358665
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 37 page

Perfect the art of piping—and discover techniques for turning a simple design into a stunning cake. Many people shy away from even trying their hand at piping. This chapter, taken from The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible, will help demystify the art and inspire you to perfect the technique. The basics are not difficult to master—having the correct equipment and icing consistency is key, whether it's buttercream or royal icing. Then, all you need is practice to become familiar with the amounts of pressure required as you pipe. Lindy Smith shows you how to pipe swirls, peaks, daisies, and roses with buttercream, as well as dots, hearts, drop line work, and brushwork embroidery with royal icing.